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Sports - August 31, 2011

Woodside Vaulters win national title

The Woodside Vaulters gained the top spot in team championships at the National Western Complex U.S. Equestrian Foundation/American Vaulting Association national championships Aug. 13-14 in Denver.

The winning A team included Katharine Wick, Gabe Aniello, Alyssa Bonora, Tessa Divita, Kathryn Jaggers, Siddartha Kreaden, and Katharine Salisbury.

The team vaulted on "Stanford," lunged by Julie Divita.

The Vaulters continued to dominate with Patrick Stevens, the men's individual national champion, on "Agado," lunged by Julie Divita and "Giovanni," lunged by Krista Mack.

For the second year in a row, Mary McCormick was named women's individual national champion, vaulting on "Sir Anthony Van Dyck," lunged by Carolyn Bland.

"Our team was especially good this year, at all levels." said Linda Bibbler, vice president of competitions for the American Vaulting Association/AVA.


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