Alumni Tournament of Champions
Photo by MCGeise Photography
The Fifth Anniversary of the Alumni Tournament took place in June at Jentri Stables in Furlong, Pennsylvania, starting with 100 riders from 20 different states. At the exhibitor cocktail party sponsored by the IHSAA, the top six alumni were presented with ribbons and a customized pad from Jessie’s Specialty Pads. The top award went to Tara Matthews from the University of Connecticut. The 2016 Mane Jane Hunt Seat Alumni Cup went to 2014 Temple University graduate Bianca Lupo of Cochranville, Pennsylvania. For the Future Hunt Seat Alumni Cup, Samatha Frable (Penn State) edged out former teammate Alexa Echevarria (Penn State). Winner of the Huntley Equestrian 2’6” Fences was Irene Peluso of Fairfield University. The Alumni Tournament of Champions is an IHSA-style horse show for IHSA alumni from around the country. Full results, photos and sponsor listings can be found on the Alumni ToC website at www.alumnitoc.com.