BROOKINGS – The South Dakota State equestrian team (3-3) upended Delaware State 9-7 Saturday at the DeHaan Equestrian Center.
In equitation on the flat, the Jackrabbits won 3-1. Taylor Duerr captured the first point with an 83-78 decision over Emily Nelson. Jacey Chorlton topped Hayley Anderson 86-74, while Claire Garduno defeated Molly Gara 85-78.
Jordan Gates garnered MOP honors with a 75.5-74 victory in horsemanship. Nichole Zazula scored a career-high 74.5 for a win over Shelbe Jarrett’s 74. Senior Mariah Wright upended Cheyenne Adams 73-69 to bring the overall score to 6-2.
The Jackrabbits and the Hornets split equitation over fences, 2-2. Taylor Duerr and Jessica Martinez won their points with scores of 86 and 80, respectively.
In reining, Wright claimed the lone point for SDSU with a 67.5-67 win over Angelina Watts.