Amber Henter and Sam Chiodo named captains for 2014-2015 season
Gamecocks rank second behind only Georgia
Carolina set to face Fresno State/TCU winner on Friday
Gamecock duo wins 3-of-5 major conference awards
Katherine Schmidt named to All-SEC Team in both equitation on the flat and over fences
The Gamecocks defeated Auburn, 12-6, at the Auburn University Horse Center.
The Gamecocks defeated New Mexico State, 12-8, at the N.M. State Equestrian Center.
South Carolina defeated Fresno State, 17-2, to improve to 2-0 on the season.
The Gamecocks defeated Kansas State, 15-5, in the season opener on Friday at One Wood Farm.
President Dr. Harris Pastides and his wife Patricia hosted the Equestrian team for a reception (4/16/2012)
2013-2014: SEC Community Service Team... 7-3 record in equitation on the flat... In the season opener vs. No. 5 Kansas State on Sept. 20, she rode in a pair of flat demonstration rides, scoring a 77 each time... Won an exhibition point vs. Fresno State on Sept. 27, defeating her Bulldog opponent by nine points... Made her competition debut Oct. 4 at Delaware State, winning her point, 73-69... Improved to 2-0 on Oct. 25 with a 80-76 win in equitation on the flat at No. 9 Texas A&M... Improved to 3-0 on Nov. 9 with a 73-71 win on the road at No. 2 Auburn... Won her fourth straight point in the spring opener at New Mexico State on Feb. 1, defeating her opponent, 81-69... In the Senior Day win over Auburn on March 1, she picked up a 69-62 victory... Closed out the regular season with a 85-83 win at UT-Martin on March 8... Competed at the SEC Championship... In the SEC Championship win over No. 2 Georgia on March 29, she scored what proved to be the meet-clinching point with a 147-115 win, her point spread helping the Gamecocks beat the Bulldogs on a tiebreaker... Voted "Most Improved" at the team banquet... Third-year letter winner.
2012-2013: Performed a demonstration ride in the meet against No. 3 Georgia on Feb. 2 to start off the spring semester... Fall 2012 President's List... Won an exhibition point in Equitation Over Fences at No. 8 Kansas State on March 8, where she also rode in a Flat exhibition... Closed out the regular season at No. 3 Oklahoma State on March 9 with an exhibition ride in Equitation Over Fences... Fall 2012 Athletic Director's Honor Roll...Spring 2013 President's List... Spring 2013 Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Second-year letter winner.
2011-2012: Won an exhibition ride in Equitation on the Flat, 70-64.5, against Georgia on Nov. 4... Performed a demo ride at home as the Gamecocks upset No. 1 Auburn, 12-6, on Feb. 25... NCEA Academic Honor Roll... Fall 2011 President's List... Spring 2012 Dean's List... First-year letter winner.
High School: Attended St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School in Alexandria, Va... member of the French Honors Society... a Normandy Scholar... Two-Time Winner of the St. Stephen's & St. Agnes Poetry Competition... Recipient of the McKissick Scholarship, awarded to freshmen who receive an average SAT score of 1346 on critical reading and math sections combined and an average weighted high school GPA of 4.06... 2010 - USEF Zone 3 Large Junior Hunter 16-17 Champion... Devon Horse Show - Jeffrey B. Wilson Memorial Trophy Challenge Winner and Large Junior Hunter 16-17 Reserve Champion... 2009 - USEF Zone 3 Large Junior Hunter 15 and Under Champion... VHSA Equitation on the Flat Finals Reserve Champion... Deep Run Horse Show Equitation Champion... Amy Reistrup Equitation Challenge Preparation Phase/Horsemanship winner... 2008 - MHSA Hunt Seat Medal Finals Champion... Loudon Benefit Equitation Champion... Bon Bon II Sportsmanship Trophy Winner... Atlantic Coast League Junior Hunter Finals Champion.