Samantha Kraus and Abigail Pait win their first career MVP honors
Gamecocks posted a 3.43 GPA during spring semester
Carolina places five student-athletes on NCEA Academic First Team
Gamecocks jump Big-12 champs Oklahoma State
Gamecocks receive No. 2 seed in Hunt Seat, No. 5 seed in Western
President Dr. Harris Pastides and his wife Patricia hosted the Equestrian team for a reception (4/16/2012)
South Carolina defeated Auburn, 12-6 in the opening round of the Southern Equestrian Championships.
4/18/12 - The Equestrian team held its annual end of season banquet on Wednesday in the Champions Club at Williams Brice.
The South Carolina Equestrian team upset No. 1 Georgia to win the 2012 Southern Equestrian Championship.
The Gamecocks upset No. 4 Baylor, 15-4, on Senior Day at One Wood Farm. Photos by Juan Blas.
2013-2014: 3-1 record in equitation on the flat... Won her first point of the season on Sept. 27 against Fresno State, knocking off her opponent, 57-49 as part of a 4-1 win for the flat team... Picked up a road win at Delaware State on Oct. 4, defeating her opponent, 72-59... Improved to 3-1 in the SEC opener vs. No. 1 Georgia on Oct. 11, beating her Bulldog opponent, 77-70.
2012-2013: 2-2 record in Equitation on the Flat... Picked up her first win of the season on Oct. 4, defeating her Auburn opponent 75-73 in Equitation on the Flat... At No. 1 Georgia on Nov. 2, she defeated her Bulldog opponent, 53-46 in Equitation on the Flat... Tied an exhibition ride in Equitation on the Flat at No. 8 Kansas State on March 8... Closed out the regular season with a Flat exhibition win at No. 3 Oklahoma State, 72-69, on March 9... NCEA Academic Honor Roll... Fall 2012 President's List... Fall 2012 Athletic Director's Honor Roll...Spring 2013 President's List... Spring 2013 Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Third-year letter winner.
2011-2012: 3-6-1 regular season and postseason combined record in Equitation on the Flat... 0-3 postseason record... 3-3-1 record in Equitation on the Flat with one MVP... started the season with a 86-52 against TCU on Sept. 30 while also winning her first MVP of the season... picked up a 73-65 win at SMU in Equitation on the Flat on Oct. 28... Held her UT-Martin opponent to a 71-71 tie on Feb. 11... Was part of a 10-0 Hunt Seat sweep over No. 4 Baylor on Feb. 26, defeating her opponent, 76-74, in Equitation on the Flat... Competed at the Southern Equestrian Championships, going 0-2 in Flat action... Competed at NCEA's, going 0-1 in Flat action... Second-year letter winner.
2010-2011: Received an Honorable Mention on the inaugural Varsity Equestrian All-American list for Equitation on the Flat...7-3-1 regular-season and post-season combined record... 5-2 overall regular-season record... 1-1 regular-season record in Equitation Over Fences... 4-1 regular-season record in Equitation on the Flat... 1-0-1 post-season record... 2-1 post-season record in Equitation on the Flat... 0-0-1 post-season record in Equitation Over Fences... Two MVP's... Competed for the first time as a Gamecock on 1/29 against Delaware State in Waco, TX in both Equitation and Equitation Over Fences... won her first competition ride 82-80 in Equitation on the Flat while also earning MVP... picked up a road win at Auburn on 2/19, defeating her opponent 82-79 in Equitation Over Fences... picked up her second MVP of the season on 2/26 as she defeated her TCU opponent 81-79 at the Best of the West Tournament... won 78-64 against Fresno State on 2/27 at the Best of the West Tournament as part of a 3-0 sweep for the Equitation on the Flat team... closed out the regular season with a 74-71 win in Equitation on the Flat against New Mexico State on 3/19... Member of the 2011 S.E.C. team... Competed twice against Georgia at the 2011 Southern Equestrian Championships on 3/25 and did not give up a point, winning her Equitation on the Flat ride 154-152, then tying her Bulldog opponent 151-151 in Equitation Over Fences... Member of the VENC team... In the opening round at Nationals, she defeated her Delaware State opponent by 19-points... First-year letter winner... Won the "Hunt Seat Freshman Hustle Award" at the team banquet.
High School: A senior at the Albany Academies in Albany, NY, Hart qualified in 2009 for the New England, ASPCA Maclay, USEF Hunt Seat Pessoa, USET, and WIHS equitation finals. She finished 6th Place at the Zone II ASCPA Maclay regionals out of 90 competitors and finished 2nd out of 250 riders at the New England Equitation Medal Finals. She has qualified for the George H. Morris Equitation Championship for the past two years and was circuit champion in the equitation division this year at the Winter Equestrian Festival... Won two $10,000 Devoucoux Hunter Derbies and also placed second, fourth, and sixth in that same event leading her to be the leading rider in the Devoucoux Hunter Derby standings and qualifying her for the finals this fall.