292 Alishah Bhimani
292 - Alishah Bhimani
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Roslyn, N.Y.
High School: Herricks
Position: Novice Flat and Fences

2018-19 Results: Finished fourth in Intermediate Fences and fourth in Intermediate Flat at the Knights' season-opening home show (Oct. 27) ... Placed fourth in intermediate fences and second in intermediate flat at Geneseo Home Show (Oct. 28) ... Awarded Reserve Point Rider, placing second in Intermediate Fences and first in Intermediate Flat at Geneseo's final home show (Nov. 10) ... Took third in intermediate fenecs and first in intermediate flat at Cazenovia (Nov. 11) ... Qualified for IHSA Regionals for the second-consecutive season ... Placed fifth in intermediate flat and sixth in intermediate fences at IHSA Regionals (Apr. 6)

2017-18 Results: Qualified for IHSA Zones with a 2nd place finish in Novice Fences at IHSA Regionals, Finished 5th in Novice Fences at IHSA Zones ... 10/28/17 Home Show: 5th in Novice Flat ... 10/29/17 Home Show: 1st in Novice Flat ... 11/4/17 at Cazenovia: 1st in Novice Fences ... 11/5/17 at Cazenovia: 1st in Novice Flat, 3rd in Intermediate Fences ... 11/18/17 at St. Lawrence: Third in Novice Flat, Sixth in Intermediate Fences ... 11/19/17 at St. Lawrence: Fifth in Intermediate Fences, 6th in Interemediate Flat ... 2/25/18 at St. Lawrence: 4th in Intermediate Fences ... IHSA Regionals at St. Lawrence: 2nd in Novice Fences ... IHSA Zones at Bergen County Complex: 5th in Novice Fences

2015-16 Results: 10/31/15 Home Show: 1st in Novice Fences*... 11/1/15 Home Show: 2nd in Novice Fences*... 11/7/15 Home Show: 3rd in Novice Fences* ... named to the SUNYAC All-Academic Team.

Prior to Geneseo: Graduated from Herricks High School and rode under Head Coach Joan Greenberg from Country Farms on Long Island

Personal: Alishah Elena Bhimani was born in New York, N.Y. and raised in Roslyn, N.Y. … parents are Karim Bhimani and Beatriz Suarez … majoring in political science and international relations … was MVP of Herricks’ varsity basketball team as a sophomore and recipient of the coaches award as a freshman member of basketball team … hobbies include playing basketball and volleyball, reading and traveling … volunteer activities include Kiwanis Club, LaGuardia Airport Kids Day and Herricks Basketball Camp … counts her favorite athletic moment as getting to regionals in jumping and flat during her sophomore year of high school … starting riding when she was three: “My friend's father made a joke about her getting on her horse to go. I took it literally and proceeded to ask my father if I could go horseback riding as well. I fell in love with horses my first lesson and have been riding ever since” … won her first horse show when she was five on a little pony named Little Dutch Boy … lost a season her junior year in high school due to a concussion suffered while riding … brought her horse to college with her … best riding advice received: “’Just get over everything, with or without your horse’ because it makes me attack every task with everything that I've got” … lists her dad as having the most influence in her riding career because “he has been with me every step of the way in my riding career, both as my number one fan and my second coach.”