Newport Girls Place Fifth in N. America

Date:    Friday, March 9, 2012

In their first year playing together, the Newport Girls Interscholastic Team finished in fifth place at the 22nd annual National Interscholastic Championship tournament.


The Newport girls team, including Jenna Davis, Abby Mackenzie and Minnie Keating, competed in the USPA National Championship tournament on March 1-4 at the Virginia Polo Center, University of VA.  The tournament hosted the top nine teams in the US and Canada. 

Maryland was the 2012 champion. Newport lost to #2 ranked Cornell and defeated #6 ranked Toronto.  Also competing in the tournament were UConn, Maui, Garrison Forest, Virginia Jrs. & Culver.

 "It was a great learning experience to meet other players from across the nation that enjoy polo as much as we do.  Now we know what we need to work on to be the best," shares Minnie Keating.