KDLT Home KDLT on Facebook KDLT on Twitter Get the KDLT iPhone App Get the KDLT Android App

Equestrian Dunlavy an All-American for SDSU



Bookmark and Share

Laura Dunlavy is one of the SDSU's best athletes.

Even though most at the school probably don't know what she does.

"I usually describe it as getting a horse to go through a series of manuevers and having complete control over them and your body.  And then making it look like you're not doing anything while you're doing it."  Dunlavy says.

The native Minnesotan has been training horses since she was 12, making her a perfect fit for equestrian.

"Laura can get on just about any horse and you can see that horse relax.  Laura is a great showman so she can go out in the competition arena and really turn it on.  She's a great rider, she has very good feel but she also has that other element of being able to show any horse and make it look smooth and effortless."    SDSU Head Coach Megan Rossiter says.

And the rest of the country has taken notice.  Less than a year after moving to reigning, Dunlavy earned All-American honors.

"I was about to go into class and I found out and I jumped up and down and yelled a little bit!  Far fetched goal of mine and something that I hadn't really set my sights on hard because I know that it's a huge achievement."    Dunlavy says.

"I feel like that gives the entire team more credibility.  People are kind of taking notice that his team is maybe a little better than they were expecting."  Rossiter says.

And made Dunlavy a big name on campus and around the country.

In Brookings, Zach Borg, KDLT Sports.
< Prev Story Back To Top Next Story >
Athlete of the Week Archive
     

Northern wins OT thriller iover SMSU

Seth Bachand scored 18 of his game-high 20 points in the second half and ...

USD women win big at Portland State

PORTLAND, Ore. – Margaret McCloud scored a career-high 22 points and grabbed ...

Vikes roll to big win over Dakota State  story with video

SIOUX FALLS, S. D. – Augustana men's basketball won ...

Ashley's 26 leads Augie past DWU  story with video  Nov. 19

SF Christian looking for 4th title in 5 years  story with video  Nov. 19

Lynx to stick together on links in college  story with video  Nov. 19

Scheels Plays of the Week from November 10th-16th  Nov. 19

Shockers, Marshall enjoy win at Pentagon  story with video  Nov. 18

KDLT Sports Stories
     

Official:Dog Attack Kills Girl On Reservation

Authorities in South Dakota say a pack of dogs ...

3 Injured In Multi-Vehicle Ax. Near Lennox

Three people were taken to the hospital with serious ...

Fire Destroys Building In Mitchell

Fire has destroyed a building that housed farm ...

Rasmussen Indicted In Connection To Boyfriend's Death  Nov. 19

Iowa Couple's 10-Year Quest Comes Full Circle  story with video  Nov. 19

New Parking Ramp Coming To Downtown SF  story with video  Nov. 19

Garage Goes Up In Flames In NW Sioux Falls  Nov. 20

Life With Laura: TRX Training  story with video  Nov. 20

KDLT News Archive
     
Back To Top