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Caroline Gute
Caroline  Gute


Dublin, Ohio

High School:
Dublin Coffman

Horsemanship & Reining



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: Was a key contributor in both reining and horsemanship as a sophomore... Posted a 9-9 record with three MOP awards in reining and a 4-5-1 mark in horsemanship... Named to the NCEA All-Academic Second Team, the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll and the NCEA Academic Honor Roll... Earned reining victories in Gamecock wins over Oklahoma State (Oct. 27) and SMU (Feb. 3)... Brought home reining MOP honors Feb. 24 against Auburn... Added consecutive MOP honors March 2 against Baylor and March 9 against Fresno State... Won four consecutive reining points in postseason competition, starting with an SEC Championship consolation round win over Texas A&M on March 31... At the NCEA Championship, she earned reining wins against TCU on April 18 in the reining first round, Georgia on April 19 in the main draw quarterfinals and Georgia on April 20 in the reining quarterfinals... Named horsemanship MOP Jan. 27 in the exhibition win over Ohio State... Grabbed her first official career horsemanship point Feb. 24 against Auburn... Won her last three horsemanship rides of the season, March 31 against Texas A&M in the SEC consolation round, April 18 against Baylor in the NCEA horsemanship first round and April 19 against Georgia in the NCEA main draw quarterfinals... Overall, posted a 5-1 record at the NCEA Championship... Selected to the NRHA Collegiate Reining Championship for the second-straight season.

2016-17: Made history as the first Gamecock to win SEC Reining Rider of the Year honors... Earned NCEA First Team All-America honors, becoming just the second Gamecock to achieve the feat in reining and the 11th Carolina student-athlete overall to be a First Team All-American... Was also named SEC Freshman Reining Rider of the Year and took spots on the All-SEC and All-Freshman teams... Ended the season with a 10-3-2 record, including a 5-0 SEC mark... Named to the 2016-17 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll... Took home M.O.P. honors in her Gamecock debut, when she won her reining matchup, 72.5-71, at the Garnet & Black Scrimmage on Sept. 16... Earned a draw, 67.5-67.5, against her Baylor opponent on Sept. 23... Was named M.O.P. for the first time after earning a 70.5-69 victory in her pairing against No. 3 Texas A&M... Defeated her opponent from No. 10 New Mexico State on Oct. 21, 66-64.5... Earned another win Nov. 4 against No. 9 Fresno State, 72-71... Ended her first fall semester unbeaten in five meets as she defeated her opponent from No. 4 Auburn, 69.5-69, on Nov. 18... Came away with a 67.5-66 victory against No. 7 Georgia on Feb. 3... Ran her unbeaten streak to seven meets a day later against Delaware State, when she captured a 66-65 win... Stretched the unbeaten streak to eight meets with a 74-67.5 victory over her opponent from No. 2 Texas A&M on Feb. 10... Finished the regular season with a perfect 5-0 SEC record when she scored a 71.5-71 win against No. 4 Auburn... Was awarded a draw, 66.5-all, on March 4 against No. 7 SMU... Won a point in the SEC Championship semifinals against No. 5 Georgia, 143-141.5, on March 24... Went 1-1 at the NCEA Championship, including a victory in her Championship debut, 138.5-138, on April 13 against No. 11 South Dakota State.

High School: Graduated from Dublin Coffman High School in Dublin, Ohio... trains with Robin Schoeller... was an honor roll student... 2015 - Buckeye Reining Series Youth Ranch Horse Pleasure Champion, Buckeye Reining Series Youth 14-18 Champion, Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) Varsity Open Reining Champion, IEA High Point rider, National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) High School Championship Champion, All American Quarter Horse Congress Reserve Champion, and NYATT Champion... 2014 - finished third at the Snowbird Slide levels 2 and 4 Derby and in Open Horsemanship at the IEA Championship, was on the Open Reining championship team that won the IEA title that year, was the Central Ohio Reining Horse Association Ladies Champion, earned a top-10 finish in 14-18 Reining at the All American Quarter Horse Congress, was a NYATT Champion... 2013 - Central Ohio Reining Association 14-18 Youth Affiliate Champion, NRHA Non-Pro Freestyle Reining Champion, and NYATT Champion... 2012 - Central Ohio Reining Association Youth Affiliate Champion, Non Pro Freestyle Reining Champion at the All American Quarter Horse Congress, an NYATT Champion.

Season Event Meets MVP Win Loss Tie SEC
2017-18 Horsemanship 10 0 4 5 1 1-1-1
2016-17 Horsemanship 0 0 0 0 0 0-0
Career Horsemanship 10 0 4 5 1 1-1-1

Season Event Meets MVP Win Loss Tie SEC
2017-18 Reining 18 3 9 9 0 1-5
2016-17 Reining 15 1 10 3 2 5-0
Career Reining 33 4 19 12 2 6-5

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