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Baylor Equestrian Tops No. 4 SMU, 13-6

No. 5 Baylor Equestrian (4-2) downed the No. 4 SMU Mustangs (2-1), winning all four events to secure the 13-6 victory on Saturday afternoon at the Willis Family Equestrian Center. 

Opening with fences, Baylor took a solid 3-1 lead, securing points from Savannah Jenkins, Shannon Hogue, and Alicia Gasser. Rachel Van Allen narrowly missed a point, tying 85-85.

Continuing with horsemanship, the Bears posted a 3-2 event score, with points from Charlotte Green, Aspen Crew, and Kaylee Mellott. Green’s 76 was a meet-high mark and earned her the Most Outstanding Player (MOP) honors for horsemanship.

After the break, BU posted another 3-2 finish, winning on the flat. Jenkins, Sam Howell, and Van Allen all notched points, with Howell’s 85 earning Baylor its second MOP nod.

Finishing in the Western arena with reining, the Bears put an exclamation point on the contest, taking the event, 4-1.

Green, Ginger Chant, Georgia Smith, and Elizabeth Shank each snagged points for BU, with Smith’s 64.5 earning the freshman the first MOP award of her Baylor career.

HIGHLIGHTS

Georgia Smith and Charlotte Green each earned their first MOP awards of the season.

Sam Howell added a second MOP award on the season, previously taking honors on the flat against South Dakota State on Sep. 30.

WHAT’S NEXT

The Bears will log two meets over two days, hosting Delaware State and TCU on Nov. 11 and 12 at Willis Family Equestrian Center in Waco to close the fall schedule.

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