The Fresno State Equestrian team is having an excellent season and ranked No. 9 in the nation.
Fresno State: Comes from Westlake Village, Calif., and hails from the same training stable as current Bulldog standout Katie Nenneker ... has competed for the Internationally renowned Foxfield Bridleless/saddle drill team ... She brings a great deal of talent and passion for the sport.
High School: A 2006 freshman I.E.L. overall reserve champion and equitation reserve champion ... considered Dartmouth and Cornell.
Personal: Born January 1, 1990 in Westlake Village, Calif. ... parents are Janie Hewson and Viktor Budnik III ... enjoys music and reading ... a member of the Foxfield drill team where they rode without saddles or bridles and would jump their horses 4 feet, six inches with no hands ... Came to Fresno State because of fellow team member and friend Katie Nenneker was on the team.