Equestrian unveils 2019-20 IHSA, NCEA schedules

Photo of Dani Herzberg on a horse receiving coaching from Justine Betzler.

Lynchburg, Va. -- University of Lynchburg athletics and head equestrian coach Justine Betzler are excited to announce the Hornets' 2019-20 equestrian schedule.

As in 2018-19, Lynchburg will compete in both Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association and National Collegiate Equestrian Association competition, though Lynchburg joins the latter as a full member in the upcoming season.

The NCEA season kicks off first for Lynchburg as the Hornets will play host to Fresno State Saturday, Sept. 21. The Bulldogs finished the 2018-19 season ranked No. 9 in the NCEA top 10.

Lynchburg will remain home Friday, Oct. 4 for a match with NCEA newcomer SUNY New Paltz.

All of Lynchburg's home events will be held at the Harriet Howell Rogers Riding Center in Amherst, Va.

The IHSA season begins in October as well. Lynchburg will travel to Hollins University in Roanoke Saturday, Oct. 12 for their first show of the season. Two shows follow the next weekend, Oct. 19 at Bridgewater College and Oct. 20 at home for the Lynchburg Fall IHSA.

Away dates round out both the NCEA and IHSA fall schedules for the Hornets.

IHSA competition ramps up again in February with the Washington and Lee IHSA Feb. 8 before Lynchburg's spring show the following Saturday, Feb. 15. Trips to Bridgewater and University of Virginia finish out the February schedule.

March takes the Hornets' NCEA squad west for a Spring Break trip to California, where Lynchburg will take on Fresno State, UC Davis and Southern Methodist during the roadtrip.

Postseason competition begins in late March on the IHSA side, with the Zone 4 Region 2 championship show set for March 21 at Hollins. Zone championships come two weeks later, April 4, at St. Andrews University in Laurinburg, N.C., followed by the IHSA national championships, April 30-May 3 in Syracuse, N.Y.

The Old Dominion Athletic Conference's equestrian championships are scheduled for Friday, April 10, hosted by Sweet Briar College at the Harriet Howell Rogers Riding Center.

NCEA postseason competition is set for April 15-18 at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.

View the full 2019-20 Lynchburg equestrian schedule below.

2019-20 Lynchburg Equestrian IHSA Schedule

Date Opponent Status Result Links
 
October
Sat. 12 Hollins IHSA
Sat. 19 Bridgewater IHSA
Sun. 20 Lynchburg IHSA 10 a.m.
 
November
Sat. 2 University of Virginia IHSA
 
February
Sat. 8 Washington and Lee IHSA
Sat. 15 Lynchburg IHSA 10 a.m.
Sat. 22 Bridgewater IHSA
Sun. 23 University of Virginia IHSA
 
March
Sat. 21 IHSA Zone 4 Region 2 Championships % @ Hollins University, Roanoke, Va.
 
April
Sat. 4 IHSA Zone 4 Championships % @ St. Andrews University, Laurinburg, N.C.
Thu. 30 IHSA National Championships % @ New York State Fair Exposition Center, Syracuse, N.Y.
 
May
Fri. 1 IHSA National Championships % @ New York State Fair Exposition Center, Syracuse, N.Y.
Sat. 2 IHSA National Championships % @ New York State Fair Exposition Center, Syracuse, N.Y.
Sun. 3 IHSA National Championships % @ New York State Fair Exposition Center, Syracuse, N.Y.
% Postseason
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2019-20 Lynchburg Equestrian NCEA Schedule

Overall Pct. Conf. Pct. Streak Home Away Neutral
0-0 .000 0-0 .000 - 0-0 0-0 0-0
Date Opponent Status Result Links
 
September
Sat. 21 Fresno State
 
October
Fri. 4 SUNY New Paltz
Fri. 25 at Delaware State
 
March
Fri. 6 at Fresno State
  at UC Davis
Sat. 7 vs. Southern Methodist @ UC Davis, Davis, Calif.
 
April
Fri. 10 ODAC Championships % @ Harriet Howell Rogers Riding Center, Amherst, Va.
Wed. 15 NCEA National Championships % @ Baylor University, Waco, Texas
Thu. 16 NCEA National Championships % @ Baylor University, Waco, Texas
Fri. 17 NCEA National Championships % @ Baylor University, Waco, Texas
Sat. 18 NCEA National Championships % @ Baylor University, Waco, Texas
% Postseason
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Fri Aug 30
Liberty University Challenge
Liberty University, Lynchburg, Va. | 4k races
Fri Aug 30
3:30 PM
Mary Baldwin
vs. Lynchburg
@ Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. Route 42 Classic
Fri Aug 30
5:30 PM
Bryn Mawr
vs. Lynchburg
@ Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. Route 42 Classic
Fri Aug 30
7:00 PM
Roanoke
vs. Lynchburg
Shellenberger Classic -- Non-conference match
Sat Aug 31
10:00 AM
Meredith
vs. Lynchburg
@ Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. Route 42 Classic
Sat Aug 31
1:00 PM
Lebanon Valley
vs. Lynchburg
Sat Aug 31
2:00 PM
Catholic
vs. Lynchburg
@ Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. Route 42 Classic
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Fri Aug 30
7:00 PM
Roanoke
vs. Lynchburg
Shellenberger Classic -- Non-conference match
Sat Sep 07
5:00 PM
Maryville (Tenn.)
vs. Lynchburg
@ Salem, Va. Roanoke Invitational
Sun Sep 08
4:30 PM
Regent
vs. Lynchburg
Wed Sep 11
7:00 PM
Mary Washington
vs. Lynchburg
Fri Sep 13
7:00 PM
Oglethorpe
vs. Lynchburg
Wed Sep 18
7:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Chris. Newport
Sat Sep 21
1:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Catholic
Wed Sep 25
7:00 PM
Washington and Lee
vs. Lynchburg
Non-conference match
Sat Sep 28
6:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Roanoke
Wed Oct 02
4:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Bridgewater (Va.)
Non-conference match
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Sat Aug 31
3:00 PM
Lynchburg
vs. Johns Hopkins
@ Salem, Va. Roanoke College Kickoff
Sun Sep 01
3:00 PM
Mt. St. Mary (N.Y.)
vs. Lynchburg
@ Salem, Va. Roanoke College Kickoff
Sat Sep 07
12:00 PM
Maryville (Tenn.)
vs. Lynchburg
Shellenberger Classic -- Match 1
Sun Sep 08
2:00 PM
Kalamazoo
vs. Lynchburg
Shellenberger Classic -- Match 3
Sat Sep 14
11:00 AM
Lynchburg
vs. Emory
@ Demorest, Ga. Piedmont Invitational
Sun Sep 15
11:00 AM
Lynchburg
at Piedmont
Piedmont Invitational
Wed Sep 25
6:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Chris. Newport
Sat Sep 28
1:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Washington and Lee
Sat Oct 05
1:00 PM
Bridgewater (Va.)
vs. Lynchburg
No Event
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