2019 USEA Intercollegiate Championship Roll Call: Dawgs & Tigers & Bama, Oh My!

Streamers have been strung, pom-poms have been packed, and school spirit has reached electric highs at Chattahoochee Hills in Fairburn, Georgia where the fourth annual USEA Intercollegiate Championship is underway.

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The Championship includes 89 entries from 16 colleges and universities — the highest numbers in the program’s young history. From top to bottom in alphabetical order (no favorites here!) here’s who you’ll see competing this weekend:

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Auburn University — Team Motto: “War Eagle”

Auburn Blue: Cari Budny, Maris Barden, Sallie Johnson and Jennifer Mulholland

Auburn Orange: Dorothy Dreelin, Aubrey Wagner, Sallie Johnson and Isabel Franklin

Auburn Tigers: Emma Bush, Dorothy Dreelin, Meredith Kramer and Katelyn Finch

University of Alabama — Team Motto: “Teammates and Best Friends” — Sara Watkiss, Camryn Chapman, Emma Stokes and Caroline Nagrodsky

Bridgewater College / University of Virginia — Connor Poe, Natalie ellis, Jessie Schwartz

Clemson University  — Team Motto: “This is why we work” — Mary Kate Grubbs, Sammi Messamer, Emily Martin and April Crawford

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University of Findlay — Team Motto: “Get Oily” — Nicki Stewart, Katie Wilkins, Isabella Galbo O’Brien and Ellie Hill

University of Florida  — Team Motto: “In all kinds of weather we’ll all stick together for F-L-O-R-I-D-A” — Katie Szewczyk, Tara Astoske, Sedona Iodice and Kaley Rak

Florida State University  — Team Core Values: “Work hard, have fun, and put the horse first” — FSU/Clemson: Emma Taylor (FSU), Nicole Nunez (FSU), Alison Mazzacco (FSU), and Abbi Merck (Clemson)

University of Georgia — Team Motto: “UGA Eventing IS insanity in the middle”

UGA Red: Erin Jarboe, Annabelle Kremer, Emily Cardin and Sierra Shurtz

UGA Black: Madisen Riebock, Emily Cardin, Clara Lenhart and Jasmine Hawkins

Alabama/UGA: Jessica Simons (UGA), Sierra Shurtz (UGA) and Caroline Nagrodsky (Bama)

University of Kentucky — Team Motto: “You can hear UK coming from a mile away”

UK Wildcats: Jackie LeMastus, Claire Rowlands, Katie Hargerty and Cora Severs

UK Blue: Macy Clark, Jackie LeMastus, Elizabeth Silvia-Chandley and Mia Fox

UK White/USC Aiken: Justin Bray (UK), Shannon McCall (UK), Lillian Dobat (UK) and Jessica Wymbs (USC Aiken)

University of Louisville / Virginia Tech  — Team Motto: “We may not always come in first, but we are still winning!” — Paige Thompson, Darby Weerstra, Grace Lakeman and Abigail Winfree

North Carolina State University — Team Motto: “We’re the red and white from NC State and we know we are the best!” — Maddie Edwards, Miranda Levin, Jenna Marrocco and Katie Younce

Texas A&M University — Team Motto: “Aggie Fearless — on every fence” — Hannah Ayoub, Anna Birgisson, Kaitlyn Harkin and Sierra Roney

Transylvania University — Team Motto: “Bat to the bone”

Team Transylvania: Abby Blackburn, Stevee Candrl, Amanda Haw and Maddie Cease

Team Pioneers: Abby Blackburn, Jessica Dees and Maddie Cease

University of the South — Team Quote: “There’s something about the outside of a horse that’s good for the inside of a man.” -Winston Churchill — Anna Duggan, Alexa Sinha, Margaret Whisenhunt and Catherine Walthall

University of South Carolina, Aiken

USC Aiken Blue: Sarah Cundith, Keileigh McMurray, Brooke Webb and Amanda Fisher

USC Aiken Red: Bailey Hamilton, Virginia Quarles, Sophie Miller and Kristen LaVassar

[Fast Facts: 2019 USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championship]

[Meet the Teams of the 2019 USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championship]