Who knew Cynthia Jensen, President of CHSA, was once called "Tall Cynthia"!

Tall Cynthia and her fellow female polo players were featured in Sports Illustrated magazine on March 30, 1959.

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"But Don’t Call Us Cookies"

After a few weeks’ practice together-and some pretty primping-these three Connecticut girls rode their polo ponies out onto the tanbark at Manhattan’s Squadron A Armory.  The Connecticut Cookies was the billing matchmakers wanted, but the girls rebelled, firmly selected the name Southbury (Conn.) Polo Club.  They are the only members: Cynthia Michaels (Jensen), 24, a magazine editor;Ann Braun, also 24, a schoolteacher; and Helen Putzel, 17, a high school senior.  A women’s polo is such a rarity that there was nobody to play but men.  Against a threesome known as the New York Knights the girls rode hard, played well, captured the crowd with their slim good looks and lost by a respectable 4 goals to 5.

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