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Amber Henter
Amber Henter

RS Junior

St. Petersburg, Fla.

High School:
Florida Virtual

Equitation & Over Fences


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Gamecock Equestrian Dominates 2014 NCEA Championship Awards

Carolina accounts for 7-of-16 All-Championship Team selections


Gamecocks Drop 2014 National Championship to Georgia in Tiebreaker

Carolina falls 8-8 to No. 3 seed Georgia on Saturday


Gamecocks Roll Past Auburn to Advance to NCEA National Championship

Carolina to face Georgia at 3 p.m. CT on Saturday


Gamecocks Defeat TCU, 9-7, to Advance to NCEA Semifinals

Katherine Schmidt and Samantha Smith combine for four points in win


Gamecocks Ready for 2014 NCEA National Championship in Waco

Carolina set to face Fresno State/TCU winner on Friday


South Carolina vs. TCU (2014 NCEA Quarterfinals)

4/18/14 - No. 1 South Carolina defeated No. 9 TCU, 9-7, on Friday in Waco.


Equestrian at Auburn (Nov. 9, 2013)

The Gamecocks defeated Auburn, 12-6, at the Auburn University Horse Center.


Equestrian at New Mexico State (2/1/14)

The Gamecocks defeated New Mexico State, 12-8, at the N.M. State Equestrian Center.


Equestrian vs. Fresno State (9/27/13)

South Carolina defeated Fresno State, 17-2, to improve to 2-0 on the season.


Equestrian vs. Georgia (10/11/2013)

The Gamecocks dropped a 10-10 tiebreaker to Georgia on Friday at One Wood Farm.

2013-2014:4-1 record in equitation over fences with one MVP... Made her season debut on Sept. 27 vs. Fresno State... Won her first point and MVP of the season on Oct. 4 at Delaware State, defeating her opponent, 82-78, as part of a 5-0 sweep for the jumping team... Improved to 2-1 the following day with a 76-68 victory over SMU in a neutral site meet in Dover, Del... Picked up an 81-80 victory over No. 1 Georgia in the SEC opener on Oct. 11... Improved to 4-1 on Oct. 25 at No. 9 Texas A&M, defeating her Aggie opponent, 85-83.

2012-2013: Hunt Seat team captain... 2013 All-SEC Equestrian Team (Equitation Over Fences)... 2013 NCEA Honorable Mention All-American in Equitation Over Fences... Voted Team MVP by her teammates... 13-6 overall record in Hunt Seat action with two MVP's... 10-3 regular season record in Hunt Seat action with two MVP's... 9-3 regular season record in Equitation Over Fences with one MVP... 1-0 regular season record in Equitation on the Flat with one MVP... 3-3 postseason record (3-1 in Equitation Over Fences; 0-2 in Equitation on the Flat) In the season opener against No. 5 Oklahoma State, she defeated her opponent, 87-84 in Equitation Over Fences on Sept. 29... Improved to 2-0 five days later when she picked up an 86-76 victory over No. 3 Auburn on Oct. 4... Improved to 3-0 on Nov. 2 at No. 1 Georgia as she defeated her Bulldog opponent, 81-80 in Equitation Over Fences... Improved to 4-0 on Nov. 16 at No. 4 Texas A&M, defeating her opponent 82-80... Improved to 5-0 the following day at No. 8 Baylor, as she defeated her opponent 84-78... Closed out the fall semester by winning her sixth straight point in an 86-77 decision at No. 10 Southern Methodist on Nov. 18... Was named Rider of the Month in Equitation Over Fences by the Southeastern Conference for the month of November, becoming the first Gamecock Hunt Seat rider to be named the SEC's Rider of the Month... Named NCEA Rider of the Month for November in Equitation Over Fences... Selected to compete at the fourth annual Collegiate Equitation Challenge held at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, Fla... Picked up her first win of the spring on Feb. 23 at home vs. No. 6 Texas A&M, as she cruised to a 78-60 win over her Aggie opponent in Equitation Over Fences... Improved to 8-2 on March 1 against Delaware State while also winning her first MVP of the season with an event-high score to defeat her opponent 89-75 as part of a 5-0 sweep for the jumping team... Went 2-for-2 at No. 8 Kansas State on March 8, as she won her Over Fences point, 80-79, and then made her Equitation on the Flat debut for the season, winning her point with an event-high score of 85 and being named MVP... Competed at SEC's, posting a 1-3 record... In the opening round meet vs. No. 1 Georgia, she posted a 161-150 victory in Equitation Over Fences... Competed at NCEA Nationals, where she posted a perfect 2-0 record in Equitation Over Fences... In the quarterfinals vs. Texas A&M on April 19, she picked up a 170-168 victory... In the semifinals vs. Georgia on April 20, she earned a 175-160 victory over her Bulldog opponent... NCEA Academic Second Team... NCEA Academic Honor Roll... Fall 2012 Athletic Director's Honor Roll...Spring 2013 Dean's List... Spring 2013 Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Voted Equitation Over Fences MVP at the team banquet... Third-year letter winner.

2011-2012: 12-8 overall record in Hunt Seat action with one MVP... 2-3 postseason record in Equitation Over Fences... 8-4 regular season record in Equitation Over Fences with one MVP... 2-1 regular season record in Equitation on the Flat... In the season opener against Fresno State, she won her first point as a Gamecock, a 78-63 decision in Equitation Over Fences... Claimed her first MVP a week later as she scored an event-high 90 to defeat her TCU opponent by 22-points on Sept. 30... went 1-1 in her first away competition as a Gamecock on Oct. 8 at Auburn, picking up a 75-74 win in Equitation on the Flat, her first Flat win as a Gamecock... Went 1-for-2 at SMU on Oct. 28 with a 61-59 win in Equitation on the Flat... defeated her Georgia opponent, 87-84, on Nov. 4... Improved to 6-2 with an event-high score of 84 in Equitation Over Fences to defeat her Oklahoma State opponent on Jan. 29... went 1-for-2 at No. 2 Georgia on Feb. 4, beating her opponent 84-82 in Equitation Over Fences... Improved to 8-4 overall as she picked up a 78-76 victory in Equitation Over Fences at No. 10 UT-Martin on Feb. 11... Was part of a 10-0 Hunt Seat sweep over No. 4 Baylor on Feb. 26, winning her Equitation Over Fences ride, 85-60... Closed out the regular season with a 82.5-74 win in Equitation Over Fences at Delaware State on March 16... Competed at the Southern Equestrian Championships, where she went 1-1... Defeated her Auburn opponent, 170-164, in Equitation Over Fences in the opening round of the Southern Equestrian Championships... Competed at NCEA's, going 1-2 in Equitation Over Fences... Won her first nationals point on April 14 against Kansas State with a 170-145 victory over her opponent... Spring 2012 Dean's List... Second-year letter winner.

2010-2011: Joined the Gamecocks in the Spring 2011 semester and took a redshirt year... First-year letter winner.

High School: 2009 - Winner Ronnie Mutch Equitation Classic... 8th Place finish at Maclay finals... 2010 Received the Christy Conard Memorial Trophy for Excellence in Equitation... 2nd at the Kathy Scholl Equitation Classic... 3rd at the Sam Edelman Equitation Classic... 2010 - Winner Washington Equitation at Devon Horse show... 9th at Maclay Finals... 4th Monarch Equitation Final... 6th Washington Equitation finals... Winner Maclay Regionals... 5th Duke charity Grand Prix... Winner Pepsi High Junior/AO Classic

Season Event Meets MVP Win Loss Ties SEC
2013-14 Equitation Over Fences 11 1 8 3 0 0-0
2012-13 Equitation Over Fences 16 1 12 4 0 0-0
2011-12 Equitation Over Fences 17 1 10 7 0 n/a
Career Equitation Over Fences
44 3 30 14 0 0-0

Season Event Meets MVP Win Loss Ties SEC
2013-14 Equitation on the Flat 2 0 1 1 0 0-0
2012-13 Equitation on the Flat 3 1 1 2 0 0-0
2011-12 Equitation on the Flat 3 0 2 1 0 n/a
Career Equitation on the Flat 8 1 4 4 0 0-0

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