Alex Arute
Alex Arute

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Avon, Conn.

High School:
Miss Porter's

Event:
Equitation & Over Fences

Experience:
2VL


04/03/2013

SEC Champs Jump Five Spots to No. 1 in Final Coaches Poll

Gamecocks jump Big-12 champs Oklahoma State

04/02/2013

Seeds Announced for 2013 Equestrian National Championships

Gamecocks receive No. 2 seed in Hunt Seat, No. 5 seed in Western

03/30/2013

Gamecock Equestrian Wins Inaugural SEC Championship

Equestrian defeats No. 1 and No. 2 teams en route to conference title

03/29/2013

Gamecocks Drop No. 1 Georgia to Advance to SEC Championship

Hunt Seat team dominates Bulldogs in Friday's victory

03/29/2013

Gamecocks Upset No. 1 Georgia to Advance to SEC Championship

Hunt Seat team dominates Bulldogs in Friday's victory

10/10/2011

Equestrian vs. Fresno State (9/23/2011)

The Gamecocks defeated Fresno State, 16-3 in the season opener at One Wood Farm in Blythewood.

2012-2013: On Senior Day vs. No. 6 Texas A&M, she performed an Equitation on the Flat demonstration ride... Won a Flat exhibition against Delaware State on March 1, defeating her opponent, 66-52.

2011-2012: 1-1 record in Equitation Over Fences... started the season off with a 75-50 win against Fresno State on Sept. 23.

2010-2011: Hunt Seat team captain... 6-9 overall regular-season record... 6-7 regular-season record in Equitation Over Fences... 0-1 regular-season record in Equitation on the Flat... 0-1 post-season record in Equitation Over Fences. defeated SMU 78-68 in Equitation Over Fences in the season opener on 9/24... won her ride 80-77.5 against South Dakota State on 9/25... won 85-65 and was named MVP against Kansas State on 10/29... competed in all five competitions during the fall semester... scored the only Hunt Seat point on 2/5 at home against No. 3 Georgia, winning her ride in Equitation Over Fences, 89-79... defeated her Auburn opponent 77-75 in Equitation Over Fences on 2/19... picked up a 78-73 win against TCU at the Best of the West Tournament as part of a 6-0 sweep for the Hunt Seat team... Member of the VENC team... defeated her Baylor opponent, 159-154, in Equitation Over Fences on 4/15... Second-year letter winner... Won the "Hunt Seat Grooming Award" at the team banquet... SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2009-2010: 6-1 regular season record on the Hunter Seat team... one MVP award... Began her Gamecock career with a win on 11/6 against Fresno State, defeating her opponent 87-74 while winning MVP in her first ride... Defeated her Oklahoma State opponent 87-81 on 1/30... Picked up a 79-58 win over Auburn on 2/6... extended her winning streak to three meets on 2/27, winning against Georgia in her first road competition as Gamecock... Closed out the regular season with a 80-67 victory at Delaware State on 3/20... member of the Southern Equestrian Championships competition team... at the 2010 Southern Equestrian Championships, she defeated her Auburn opponent, 153-138... Member of the Varsity Equestrian National Championship competition team... 1-0 record at the Southern Equestrian Championships... 1-1 record at the Varsity Equestrian National Championships.

High School: Qualified for the 2008 USEF Show Jumping Talent Search ... Ranked eighth overall in the Bates Equitation Rankings with an eighth place ranking in the USEF High Junior Jumpers category and sixth place ranking in Junior Jumper wins ... Vermont Summer Festival Small Junior Hunter Division Circuit Champion ... Was the High Junior Jumper champion at the Lake Placid Horse Show ... Named 2007 Circuit Champion at Vermont Summer Festival and reserve champion at the National Horse Show ... Earned championships at the Winter Equestrian Festival and Lake Placid Horse Show ... 2005 Washington International Horse Show and Pennsylvania National Horse Show champion.

ALEX ARUTE - Equitation Over Fences
Year # Meets Record MVP's Reg. Season SEC VENC
2010-11 18 7-11 1 6-7 0-1 1-3
2009-10 10 7-1 1 6-1 1-0 1-1
Total 28 14-12 2 12-8 1-1 2-4
ALEX ARUTE - Equitation on the Flat
Year # Meets Record MVP's Reg. Season SEC VENC
2010-11 1 0-1 0 0-1 -- --
2009-10 -- -- -- -- -- --
Total 1 0-1 0 0-1 -- --