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Bailey Walters
Bailey  Walters


Bourbon, Ind.

High School:
Triton Jr./Sr.



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EQ vs. Texas A&M - 9/30/16

Pictures from South Carolina's home equestrian meet against Texas A&M on Sept. 30, 2016 (Photos by Juan Blas)

2017-18: Rode 18 times in her final season, finishing with a team-best 11-6-1 (3-3 SEC) reining record, including two MOP wins... Named to the NCEA All-Academic Second Team, the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll and the NCEA Academic Honor Roll... Started a five-meet winning streak Oct. 27 with a win over Oklahoma State.. Closed the fall with victories over Georgia on Nov. 3 and Auburn on Nov. 17... Started the spring with a win at SMU on Feb. 3, winning MOP honors with a 70.5-70 victory... Followed that up with a win against Texas A&M on Feb. 10... Took home MOP honors March 2 with a victory at Delaware State... Earned a 72-70 win over her Fresno State opponent on March 9... Started a four-meet postseason winning streak March 31 win a victory over Texas A&M in the SEC Championship consolation round... Opened the NCEA Championship with a reining draw first round win over TCU on April 18... Defeated her Georgia opponent in the main draw quarterfinals on April 19... Took down another Georgia opponent April 20 in the reining quarterfinals... Earned a 145-all draw with her Texas A&M opponent April 20 in the reining semifinals, in her final career ride with the Gamecocks.

2016-17: Went 7-7-2 for the season, including a 2-3-1 SEC mark... Led the Gamecocks with four MOP wins in reining... Earned a tight win in the Carolina victory over No. 5 Baylor, 71-70.5, on Sept. 23... Took a 67.5-all draw in her matchup against No. 2 Georgia on Oct. 9... Was the M.O.P. in a win over No. 10 New Mexico State on Oct. 21 with a 68-62.5 win... Collected another M.O.P. honor Nov. 18 against No. 4 Auburn, when she won her pairing, 67.5-67... Finished with a draw in the Feb. 12 victory over No. 10 TCU, 65.5-all... Picked up a 71-68 win over her Auburn opponent on Feb. 25... Earned a 67.5-66 win March 4 in the regular-season finale against No. 7 SMU... Went 2-0 at the SEC Championship and won reining MOP honors in both matches... Against No. 5 Georgia in the semifinals she took her matchup, 142.5-141... In the consolation round March 25 against No. 4 Texas A&M she was a 144-138 winner... The performance ran her SEC Championship career record to 4-0, with four MOP awards.

2015-2016: 8-8 record in reining with five M.O.P. awards... Named to the SEC All-Championship Team... In the Gamecocks' season opener at South Dakota State on Sept. 25, she won her point, 67.5-66.5... In the home opener against No. 8 TCU on Oct. 2, she improved to 2-0 with a 68.5-68 win over her opponent... Won her first career M.O.P. on Nov. 6 at Baylor, winning her point, 68.5-62.5... Close out the fall semester with a 70-68.5 victory on the road against Georgia on Nov. 20... Won her second M.O.P. of the season on Feb. 6 against No. 2 Georgia, beating her opponent, 72.5-70.5... Won her third M.O.P. of the season on March 4 in the regular season finale against No. 6 SMU, beating her opponent, 67-65.5... Competed at the SEC Championship... In the semifinal round vs. No. 1 Auburn on March 25, she won her fourth M.O.P. of the season with a 141-131 win over her opponent... In the SEC third place victory over No. 4 Texas A&M on March 26, she finished her perfect weekend with a 140-138.5 victory while also earning her fifth M.O.P. award of the season... Was named to the SEC All-Championship Team, becoming the first Gamecock reiner in program history to be named to the SEC All-Championship Team... Competed against SMU in the first round of the NCEA National Championship.

2014-2015: 5-4-1 record in reining... Made her competition debut in the season opener at No. 6 Kansas State on Sept. 19, holding her Wildcat opponent to a 66-66 tie... Won her first point as a Gamecock on Oct. 31 against No. 9 Texas A&M, beating her opponent, 69.5-68... Won her second straight point of the season one week later at Fresno State on Nov. 7 with a 65-60.5 victory... Won her third straight point of the year two weeks later at No. 8 Oklahoma State on Nov. 21, winning her point, 71.5-69... Won her fourth point in a row in the Gamecocks' spring opener vs. No. 5 SMU on Jan. 31, knocking off her opponent, 68-62.5... Improved to 5-3-1 on Feb. 7 in a neutral site meet against Delaware State at the UGA Equestrian Complex with a 69.5-69 win.

High School: Graduated from Triton Jr./Sr. High School in Bourbon, Ind... Trains with her father, Brett Walters... Served as secretary of the Key Club and participated in in the FFA and FBLA. 2012-13 President of the Indiana Quarter Horse Youth Association... 2011 IQHYA Vice President... National Reining Horse Youth Association delegate... earned top-10 finishes in Reining at the All American Quarter Horse Congress from 2010-13. Last year... Finalist in Ranch Horse Pleasure at the American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHA) Built Ford Tough World Championship Show... 2012 finalist in Working Cow Horse-Boxing at the AQHYA Built Ford Tough World Championship Show... Finished third in the AQHA Youth Reining High Point in 2012... 2011 reserve champion at Congress in the NYATT Reining.
Season Event Meets MVP Win Loss Tie SEC
2017-18 Reining 18 2 11 6 1 3-3
2016-17 Reining 16 4 7 7 2 2-3-1
2015-16 Reining 16 5 8 8 0 2-4
2014-15 Reining 10 0 5 4 1 1-4
Career Reining 60 11 31 25 4 8-14-1

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