NCEA press release by: Cory Burkarth
Waco, Texas. – Eight collegiate equestrian reiners, including six from National Collegiate Equestrian Association institutions, will compete in the Sun Circuit Shootout on Sunday, Feb. 2 in Scottsdale, Ariz., it was announced Tuesday.
Eight institutions will send one rider each to participate in a reining competition presented by the Arizona Quarter Horse Association. The six participants from NCEA institutions include: Katherine Berg (Baylor), Taylor Brown (Fresno State), Layla Choate (South Carolina), Brynn Larson (New Mexico State); Darby Mailhot (Delaware State) and Raivenne Scott (South Dakota State).
The Sun Circuit Shootout featuring collegiate student-athletes is a new addition to Arizona Sun Circuit in 2014.
Sun Circuit Shootout Participants
Katherine Berg, Baylor, Florence, Texas, Sr.
Marilyn Brandt, West Texas A&M, Andover, Ill., Sr.
Taylor Brown, Fresno State, Strathmore, Calif., Fr.
Layla Choate, South Carolina, Murray, Ky., Jr.
Austin Griffith, Ohio State, Dublin, Ohio, Sr.
Brynn Larson, New Mexico State, Brush Prairie, Wash., Jr.
Darby Mailhot, Delaware State, Ontario, Canada, Fr.
Raivenne Scott, South Dakota State, Cornelius, Ore., So.