Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.
WACO, TX – Sophomores Rebecca McReynolds and Chelsae Keyes wrapped up competition at the 2010 Varsity Equestrian National Championships this weekend in Waco, Texas at the Heart O’ Texas Fair Complex. McReynolds took second-place in the individual Reining competition, falling by just a half-a-point to Texas A&M’s Maggie Gratny, 133-132.5.
"Rebecca did a tremendous job throughout the entire individual competition and today's championship round was no exception," head coach Andrea Hanson said. "She was a great competitior this weekend and put NM State on the map. Rebecca is a great rider and student-athlete and is everything we look for in a competitor."
"Chelsae and myself started the weekend out with solid rides and wonderful support from our teammates," McReynolds said. "It was honor to compete in the individual competition and represent my team and the university. I thank my teammates and coaches for all their support this weekend."
Both McReynolds and Keyes accomplished something that has never happened in program history, as Keyes became the first Hunter Seat rider to compete in the individual competition, while McReynolds is the first NM State rider to make the championship round. Continue Reading This Post >>