Fresno State Finishes Tournament, 2-1
Hannah Flammang Earned Two MOP Awards
Hannah Flammang Earned Two MOP Awards

Nov. 2, 2013

By Jillian Bertolucci

FRESNO, Calif.--The Fresno State equestrian team defeated Delaware State, but fell to No. 8 New Mexico State, finishing the tournament, 2-.

On the last day of the tournament in Dover, Del., the `Dogs tied tournament host Delaware State in rides, but defeated the Hornets in raw score. In another close match, Fresno State fell to New Mexico State, 6-5.

Against Delaware State, the `Dogs beat the Hornets in Equitation on the Flat, 2-1. Freshman Sarah Schroeder and senior Hannah Flammang earned the points. Flammang grabbed the Most Outstanding Player award for this event.

The `Dogs were shutout in Equitation Over Fences, falling 3-0 in the event. The Hornets also defeated the `Dogs in Horsemanship, 2-1.

Fresno State then shutout Delaware in Reining, 3-0. Freshman Taylor Brown and juniors Kirsten McKillop and Ciara Kozlowski earned the points. Kozlowski won Most Outstanding Player for this event.

"I am very pleased with Hannah and Ciara's rides," head coach Collins Daye said.

The `Dogs and the Hornets tied in rides, 6-6, forcing the match to be determined by raw score. In the end, Fresno State earned the win, 843-789.5.

In the second half of the day, Fresno State put up a tough battle against No. 8 New Mexico State but fell to Aggies, 6-5.

The `Dogs began their match defeating New Mexico in Equitation on the Flat, 2-1. Flammang and Schroeder picked up the two wins. For the second time in a row, Flammang earned the Most Outstanding Player award for this event.



The Aggies shutout the `Dogs in Equitation Over Fences, 3-0 and defeated the team, 2-1 in Horsemanship.

The teams tied in Reining, 1-1. Brown earned her second Most Outstanding Player award for this event this season.

Overall, the `Dogs fell to the Aggies, 6-5.

"It was a tough loss," Daye said. "We made some mistakes we couldn't afford to have."

Fresno State finished the tournament, 2-1, bringing its season record to 4-2.

"We will come back home, take what we have learned and keep working," Daye said.

The `Dogs head back to their home dirt for a long break before hosting a tournament against Baylor and Southern Methodist University in February.

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