2019 TheraPlate Intercollegiate Dressage Association National Championships Crown Individual Champions
For Immediate Release
Kim Beaudoin for IDA

Painesville, OH – April 27, 2019 – The 2019 TheraPlate Intercollegiate Dressage Association (IDA) National Championships continued on Saturday, April 27, at Lake Erie College in Painesville, Ohio. Collegiate members from nine regions and twenty-eight schools are competing throughout the weekend, with the highly coveted Team competition set to conclude the eighteenth National Championships on Sunday.
Top Individuals took to Saturday’s stage to test their skills among the four levels of IDA classification. Final results for the 2019 TheraPlate Intercollegiate Dressage Association National Championships Individual Day are as follows:
First Level Individual-
Trip Harting Memorial Trophy Champion: Melissa Lempicki, Bridgewater College
Reserve Champion: Abby Fleischli, Stanford University
3 rd Bronwyn Buys Du Plessis, Otterbein University
4 th: Eliza Anikeeva, Averett University
5 th Alexandra Meter, Rutgers University
6 th Natalie Ellis, Bridgewater College
7 th Kathryn Kotwick, Cornell University
8 th Mary Baker, Albion University
9 th Lexi Lobdell, Mount Holyoke University
10 th Kate Kudelko, University of Florida
11 th Emily Bono, University of Vermont
Maggie Dickey, Johnson & Wales University

First Level Individual National Champions
Upper Training Level Individual-
Champion: Noel Muehlbauer, Averett University
Reserve Champion: Camille Stewart, Otterbein University
3 rd Karen Bach, Cal Poly
4 th Bobbie Jo Adsit, Emory & Henry College
5 th Amanda Michael, Pennsylvania State University
6 th Daylin Manning, Meredith Manor
7 th Matthew Akers, University of Maine at Orono
8 th Hannah Sueper, University of Findlay
9 th Delaney Oursler, Emory & Henry College
10 th Mary Finnegan, Centenary University
11 th Meghan Malloy, University of Connecticut
12 th Elizabeth Morgan, University of Florida

Upper Training Level Individual National Champions
Lower Training Level Individual-
Champion: Ryan Terwiliger, University of New Hampshire
Reserve Champion: Katie Szewczky, University of Florida
3 rd Hannah Sutton, St. Andrews University
4 th Jemma Constant, Bridgewater College
5 th Kate Holte, Meredith Manor
6 th Alyse Crownover, Pennsylvania State University
7 th Hannah Lujbli, Lake Erie College
8 th Megan LeClerc, Otterbein University
9 th Allyson Taylor, Cal Poy
10 th Delaney Dunne, Emory & Henry College
11 th Alexis Delvecchio, Centenary University
12 th Sarah Williams, University of Massachusetts
Lower Training Level Individual National Champions
Intro Level Individual-
Mary Beth McLean Perpetual Trophy Champion: Katie Kelley, University of New Hampshire
Reserve Champion: McKenna Shaffer, Otterbein University
3 rd Anna Robinson, Centenary University
4 th Isabella Ammendoia, Bridgewater College
5 th Hannah van Bergen, University of Connecticut
6 th Juan Gomes Lorente, Pennsylvania State University
7 th Lucy Brewer, Stanford University
8 th Elana Silverstein, University of Virginia
9 th MacKenzie Morrison, Otterbein University
10 th Theresa Klug, University of Findlay
11 th Daniella Wachman, University of Florida
12 th Madeline Augustine, Averett University
Intro Level Individual National Champions
USDF IDA Quiz Challenge Results:
The USDF IDA Quiz Challenge, sponsored by Big Dee’s, took place on Friday, April 26 and tested twenty finalists from across North America. The Quiz focuses on classical dressage theory and training, and dressage competition rules. The top five riders from each level of the Round 1 competition moved on to the Championship Round.
The 2019 Grand Prize awarded a registration to the 2020 USDF/USEF Young Rider Graduate Program. This program is a two-day educational seminar that focuses on crucial topics that young adults need to know to prepare for a professional career in the equine industry. Topics include goal setting, sponsorship, international competition and business subjects such as contracts, insurance and tax practices. These subjects are taught by some of the top professionals in the country to foster strong role models for the future.
Grand Champion: Molly Sutton, Virginia Tech
First Level-
1 st Sage Crandall, Miami University
2 nd Kiersten Pratt, Lake Erie College
3 rd Eliza Ginn, Emory & Henry College
4 th Elise Sund, Cazenovia College
5 th Mackenzie DelVecchio, University of New Hampshire
Upper Training Level-
1 st Erin Panizza, Otterbein University
2 nd Emily Dougherty, Emory & Henry College
3 rd MacKenzie Kranson, Virginia Tech
4 th Noel Muehlbauer, Averett University
5 th Emily Van Zeeland, Miami University
Lower Training Level-
1 st Molly Sutton, Virginia Tech
2 nd Keara Sonntag, Miami University
3 rd Katlyn Hommel, Lake Erie College
4 th Linzy Closs, Cazenovia College
5 th Christina Hyde, Averett University
Intro Level-
1 st Kristin Feedback, Virginia Tech
2 nd Jordan Anderson, Averett University
3 rd Madeline Augustine, Averett University
4 th Kaitlin Jess Meredith, Emory & Henry College
5 th Hannah Mandel, Lake Erie College
The IDA would like to continuously thank Lake Erie College for hosting the 2019 National Championships, the horse donors, and the generous sponsors for whom this would not all be possible without. 
Competition concludes tomorrow with Team Day. Click here for further information on the IDA, and the 2019 TheraPlate Intercollegiate Dressage Association National Championships.
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