Equestrian comes up short against Oklahoma State

Sophomore Grace Upshaw rides against OSU.
Photo Credit: GoFrogs

Sophomore Grace Upshaw rides against OSU. Photo Credit: GoFrogs

By Alexa Hines

TCU equestrian fell to Oklahoma State 10-9 at home Saturday.

The Horned Frogs began with three points in Equitation over Fences with rides from first-year riders Alex Beneson and Raegan Rast and senior Marisa Malevitis. Rast earned the Most Outstanding Player decision over OSU’s Hannah Janson. Rast now has three MOP titles in Fences this season.

In Reining, TCU and OSU tied 2-2. First-year Adrianna Adams and sophomore Carly Lombard earned two points for TCU. Sophomore Claire Dittrich ended in a 70-70 draw, while sophomore Elena Hurd had a 71.5-point ride, her career high.

In Horsemanship, the Frogs fell 3-2 to OSU. Sophomore Jamie Cook earned her point and improved her winning streak to three. Sophomore Laska Anderson earned her third-straight win and currently leads the team with 12 total wins.

On the Flat, the Frogs again fell to OSU, 3-2. Seniors Jayme Omand and Mady Fithian both earned their points. Fithian earned the second MOP of the meet for the Horned Frogs and her second title this season.

No. 7 TCU will finish their regular season when they host SMU at Turning Point Ranch March 9. TCU will host the Big 12 Championships on March 30-31 at Turning Point Ranch.