Dec. 10, 2013
ATHENS, Ga. - Head Coach Meghan Boenig has announced that Meghan Flanagan has signed a National Letter of Intent to ride for the Georgia equestrian team beginning in 2014-15. Flanagan is a native of Atlanta, Ga., and is the daughter of Marty and Jennifer Flanagan. She has two brothers, Casey and Ryan.
"We are proud to welcome Meghan to the team," Assistant Coach Lisa Anderson said. "Trained by Don Stewart, Meghan has competed extensively in the equitation and junior hunter divisions and can get the job done in the ring. I cannot wait for her to continue her career at Georgia!"
Flanagan comes to Georgia with 12 years of experience. This past year, she qualified for the Junior Hunter Finals, the Washington International Finals, the YSEF Medal Finals and the ASPCA Maclay Finals. She placed sixth in the Southeast Maclay Regionals in Jacksonville, Fla., as well as sixth in the Junior Hunter finals in Saugerties, N.Y. Flanagan was also named the Reserve Champion in Small Hunters in the Washington International Horse Show and made the "B" cut in the Maclay Finals, placing sixth in the Children's Jumper Finals.
After placing first in the Atlanta Fall Classic in Conyers, Ga., Flanagan will continue to compete in the USEF Talent Search.
In addtion to her riding career, Flanagan is a Student Ambassador for St. Pius X Catholic School. She also played soccer for 10 years and was on the JV squad at St. Pius X.
She plans to major in education at Georgia.