Polo Players Edition

JUL 2018

Polo Players' Edition is the official publication of the U.S. Polo Association. Dedicated to the sport of polo, it features player profiles, game strategy, horse care, playing tips, polo club news and tournament results.

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28 POLO P L A Y E R S E D I T I O N of goals on her." Aware of the tremendous gap, Cal Poly's Trista Noland fought past defenders to put the first goal on the board for Cal Poly before halftime. The second half continued much like the first, as Courtney Price stepped in for Vaughn and all three Texas A&M players landed on the scoreboard. Headed into t he final chukker, Wells stepped out of the arena to allow for Vaughn's return. Cal Poly began to gain some momentum as Nolan charged to the wall and hit a backshot, followed up by a second field goal by Fiona McBride-Luman. Nolan kept the momentum going, but time was running out. Although Texas A&M went scoreless in the fourth, its substantial lead held firm, deciding the victory, 17-6. Stepping into the arena for the second semi-final as the defending champion, UVA anticipated a tough game against Women's All-Stars were UVA's Katie Mitcham, TAMU's Kendall Plank, UVA's Jessica Schmitt and TAMU's Marissa Wells. Cal Poly's Fiona McBride-Luman is out- numbered by Texas A&M's Marissa Wells, left, Kendall Plank, center, and Courtney Price, far right.

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