Paige Dekko
Paige Dekko

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Naples, Fla.

High School:
Barron Collier

Event:
Equitation & Over Fences

Experience:
4VL

Major:
Business Management


08/15/2012

Inaugural SEC Equestrian Championship Set for March 29-30

Auburn selected to host first ever conference championship

07/09/2012

Gamecocks Land 121 Student-Athletes on SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

South Carolina ranks second among SEC on this list

06/01/2012

SEC to Sponsor Equestrian Championship Starting in 2012-2013

South Carolina, Auburn, Georgia, and Texas A&M all sponsor equestrian

05/11/2012

Equestrian Team Invited as Special Guests to President's House

Dr. Pastides and wife Patricia host team reception

04/23/2012

Equestrian Team Holds End of Season Banquet

Team MVP Announced Tonight at Gamecock Gala

05/11/2012

Equestrian Team Reception with Dr. Pastides

President Dr. Harris Pastides and his wife Patricia hosted the Equestrian team for a reception (4/16/2012)

04/25/2012

Equestrian vs. Auburn (3/30/2012)

South Carolina defeated Auburn, 12-6 in the opening round of the Southern Equestrian Championships.

04/23/2012

2011-2012 Equestrian Team Banquet

4/18/12 - The Equestrian team held its annual end of season banquet on Wednesday in the Champions Club at Williams Brice.

03/31/2012

Gamecocks Win 2012 Southern Equestrian Championship

The South Carolina Equestrian team upset No. 1 Georgia to win the 2012 Southern Equestrian Championship.

03/20/2012

Equestrian vs. Baylor (2/26/2012)

The Gamecocks upset No. 4 Baylor, 15-4, on Senior Day at One Wood Farm. Photos by Juan Blas.

2011-2012: 6-6 overall record with two MVP's... 1-1 postseason record... 5-5 regular season record in Equitation Over Fences with two MVP's... started the season with a 80-73 win over her Fresno State opponent on Sept. 23... improved to 2-0 a week later as she picked up a 83-70 win over TCU opponent on Sept. 30... Improved to 3-1 on the season and won her first MVP of the year with an 84-80 win in Equitation Over Fences at SMU on Oct. 28... improved to 4-1 on Nov. 4 with a 84-68 win over Georgia in Equitation Over Fences... Won her second MVP of the season on Feb. 26 as part of a 10-0 Hunt Seat sweep over No. 4 Baylor, defeating her opponent, 85-82 at home on Senior Day on Keaton... Competed at the Southern Equestrian Championships, where she went 1-1... Picked up a 145-142 in Equitation Over Fences over No. 3 Auburn on March 30 in the opening round of the Southern Equestrian Championships... Fall 2011 President's List... Spring 2012 President's List... Won the "Hunt Seat Grooming Award" along with Logan Holler at the team banquet... Fourth-year letter winner

2010-2011: 5-11 regular-season and post-season combined record... 4-8 overall regular-season record... 4-4 regular-season record in Equitation Over Fences... 0-4 regular-season record in Equitation on the Flat... 1-1 post-season record in Equitation Over Fences... 0-2 post-season record in Equitation on the Flat... Defeated her SMU opponent 84-83 in Equitation Over Fences in the season opener on 9/24... defeated her Baylor opponent 78-75 in Equitation Over Fences on 1/30 in Waco... won her Equitation Over Fences ride 82-76 at Auburn on 2/19... went 1-for-2 against New Mexico State on 3/19, winning her head-to-head in Equitation Over Fences, 82-75... Member of the 2011 S.E.C. team... Member of the 2011 VENC team... won her first point at Nationals on 4/16 against Texas A&M in the fifth-place competition, defeating her Aggie opponent in Equitation Over Fences... Third-year letter winner... SEC Academic Honor Roll... Fall 2010 President's List... Spring 2011 President's List.

2009-2010: Three regular season wins, one in Equitation Over Fences and two wins in Equitation on the Flat... One regular season MVP award... SEC Academic Honor Roll... second-year letter winner... Fall 2009 President's List... Spring 2010 President's List.

2008-09: Competed in four events in equitation over fences with a 2-2 record ... Opened her collegiate career with an 86-72 win against Kansas State ... Defeated Sacred Heart 74-56 ... Named to SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.... Fall 2008 Dean's List... Spring 2009 President's List.

High School: Named 2007 Class champion at Washington, Harrisburg and Capital Challenges...2006 and 2007 Large Pony Hunters Circuit Champion HITS Culpepper...Named 2006 Circuit Champion HITS Saugerties in Large Pony Hunters...Large Pony Hunters Circuit Champion Jacksonville in 2005...Was 2006 USEF National Champion, 2006 Zone 4 Champion and 2005 National Reserve Champion in Large Pony Hunters...Named Best Child Rider at the Devon Horse Show in 2006...Earned three Grand Champion awards at the Washington International Horse Show (2003, 2006) and Devon Horse Show (2006)...Member of National Honors Society...Top 6% student in her class.

PAIGE DEKKO - Equitation Over Fences
Year # Meets Record MVP's Reg. Season SEC NCEA
2011-12 12 6-6 2 5-5 1-1 --
2010-11 10 5-5 -- 4-4 0-1 1-0
2009-10 3 1-2 -- 1-2 -- --
Total 25 12-13 2 10-11 1-2 1-0

PAIGE DEKKO - Equitation on the Flat
Year # Meets Record MVP's Reg. Season SEC NCEA
2011-12 -- -- -- -- -- --
2010-11 6 0-6 -- 0-4 -- 0-2
2009-10 4 2-2 1 2-2 -- --
Total 10 2-8 1 2-6 -- 0-2