Equestrian falls at Oklahoma State

By The Mercury

STILLWATER, Okla. – Junior Rachel Webster continued her impressive campaign by earning her fourth Most Outstanding Performer (MOP) after a strong showing in Equitation Over Fences, but the No. 5 Kansas State dropped its second meet of the year, losing to No. 6 Oklahoma State, 15-7 (1803.5-1716), on Saturday. The loss ends a six-match winning streak for the Wildcats (6-2, 1-1 Big 12). 

The day started out with Equitation Over Fences, which saw both teams ride to a 3-3 tie.

In Equitation on the Flat, K-State was unable to continue its strong form, dropping the discipline, 4-1, in favor of the Cowgirls.

The Western side saw tough competition between the two sides, but OSU was able to come out on top, 8-3.

In Reining, both teams had great rides, but the Cowgirls edged out K-State, 3-2. Freshman Kara Guy gave the Wildcats the initial lead, scoring the first point in the event, 70.5-69.5. Junior Jesse Johnson registered the other point for K-State, with a 68-66 win over Erin Willoughby.

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