McCormack ends career with 26-point win in Equitation Over Fences
Kimberly McCormack and Katherine Schmidt both go 2-for-2
South Carolina faces New Mexico State on Thursday morning in Western action
Gamecock senior Kimberly McCormack named SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Johnna Letchworth earns third straight All-America honor
April 12-14, 2012 - The Gamecocks competed at the 2012 NCEA National Championships in Waco, Texas.
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.
2012-2013: 2013 All-SEC Equestrian Team (Equitation Over Fences and Equitation on the Flat)... 2013 SEC All-Championship Team (Equitation on the Flat)... 2013 NCEA Honorable Mention All-American in Equitation on the Flat and Equitation Over Fences...16-8 overall record in Hunt Seat action with three MVP's... 8-4 record in Equitation on the Flat with two MVP's and 8-4 record in Equitation Over Fences with one MVP... Started the season going 2-for-2 against No. 5 Oklahoma State on Sept. 29, winning both of her rides in Equitation on the Flat and Equitation Over Fences... In the upset win at No. 1 Georgia on Nov. 2, she won her Flat point, defeating her Bulldog opponent, 82-72... At No. 4 Texas A&M on Nov. 16, she defeated her Aggie opponent, 84-80 in Equitation Over Fences... On Nov. 17 at No. 8 Baylor, she picked up a 72-63 win in Equitation on the Flat... Closed out the fall semester winning her first Most Outstanding Player award of the season, as she scored an event-high 90 to defeat her opponent from SMU... Went 2-for-2 at No. 2 Auburn on Feb. 14 with one MVP - started the day with a 71-69 win in Equitation Over Fences, followed by a MVP win as she defeated her Tiger opponent, 84-72 in Equitation on the Flat... Went 2-for-2 on Feb. 23 against No. 6 Texas A&M - picking up a 80-73 win in Equitation Over Fences, followed by a 79-63 win in Equitation on the Flat to become the first rider on the team during the season to reach 10 wins... Went 2-for-2 in the home finale against Delaware State on March 1, picking up a 86.5-72 win in Equitation Over Fences and a 83-79 win in Equitation on the Flat... Went 2-for-2 at No. 8 Kansas State on March 8, picking up an 84-69 win in Equitation Over Fences and an 82-81 victory in Equitation on the Flat... Closed out the regular season going 2-for-2 at No. 3 Oklahoma State with one MVP as she won her first Over Fences MVP of the season with an event-high score of 85, along with a 76-75 win in Equitation on the Flat... Fall 2012 Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Voted Equitation on the Flat MVP at the team banquet... Won the Hunt Seat Grooming Award at the team banquet with Alexa Anthony... Second-year letter winner.
2011-2012: 2011-2012 AgSouth Female Athlete of the Year... 25-7 regular season and postseason combined record... 5-0 postseason record in Equitation Over Fences... 4-1 postseason record in Equitation on the Flat... 16-6 regular season record with five MVP's in Hunt Seat action... Led the Gamecocks in regular season wins with 16... 8-3 record in Equitation on the Flat with two MVP's... 8-3 record in Equitation Over Fences with two MVP's... began her career as a Gamecock going 2-for-2 against Fresno State in the season opener on Sept. 23, winning 74-51 on the Flat and winning 86-55 Over Fences, earning an MVP for her 31-point win... Improved to 4-0 a week later, as she went 2-for-2 against TCU on Sept. 30, with a 84-70 win in Equitation on the Flat and a 88-80 win in Equitation Over Fences... went 2-for-2 at New Mexico State on Oct. 29 with a 71-64 win on the Flat and a 80-77 win in Equitation Over Fences... went 2-for-2 against Oklahoma State on Jan. 29, scoring event-highs in both Equitation on the Flat and Equitation Over Fences. In Equitation on the Flat, she defeated her opponent, 82-86, and in Equitation Over Fences, she earned MVP for her 84-81 victory... Selected to compete in the Equitation on the Flat bracket at the third annual Collegiate Equitation Challenge at the 2012 Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, Fla... Earned a second place finish at the Collegiate Equitation Challenge (Equitation on the Flat bracket) at the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival... Less than 24-hours after her second place finish at WEF, she went 2-for-2 at No. 10 UT-Martin on Feb. 11, winning both of her Hunt Seat rides while claiming an MVP in Equitation on the Flat... Went 2-for-2 against No. 1 Auburn on Feb. 25 as the Gamecocks upset the Tigers, 12-6 - won her jumping point, 83-71 and then won her fourth MVP of the season and second Flat MVP of the season with an event-high score of 90... Completed a perfect 4-for-4 weekend on Feb. 26 when she went 2-for-2 against No. 4 Baylor while improving her record to 14-6 overall as part of a 10-0 Hunt Seat sweep over the Bears - picked up an 84-70 win in Equitation Over Fences and then defeated her Baylor opponent, 74-73, in Equitation on the Flat... Named AgSouth Athlete of the Week for the week of Feb. 27, 2012 for her 4-for-4 weekend in upset wins over No. 1 Auburn and No. 4 Baylor... Went 2-for-2 in the regular season finale at Delaware State on March 16 - Defeated her opponent, 86-83 in Equitation on the Flat, and then defeated her opponent, 85-83 in Equitation Over Fences as she claimed her 15th and 16th points of the regular season while winning her fifth MVP... Competed at the Southern Equestrian Championships, where she went 3-for-4 in Hunt Seat action... In the opening round victory over No. 3 Auburn on March 30, she went 2-for-2, with a 179-172 win in Equitation Over Fences and a 168-160 win in Equitation on the Flat... In the Southern Equestrian Championship win over No. 1 Georgia on March 31, she went 1-for-2 with a 175-169 win in Equitation Over Fences... Competed at NCEA's, leading the Gamecocks with a perfect 6-0 mark in Hunt Seat action, going 3-0 in Equitation on the Flat and 3-0 in Equitation Over Fences... Went 2-for-2 against Texas A&M on April 13, picking up a 154-135 win on the Flat followed by a 166-156 win Over Fences... Completed her 4-for-4 day by going 2-for-2 against Oklahoma State, as she dropped her Cowgirl opponent 155-148 in Equitation on the Flat followed by a 168-166 win in Equitation Over Fences... Completed her perfect 6-0 run at Nationals on April 14 as she went 2-for-2 against Kansas State with a 155-143 win on the Flat and a 169-163 win in Equitation Over Fences... Named "Equitation Over Fences MVP" and "Most Outstanding Freshman" at the team banquet... Fall 2011 Dean's List... Spring 2012 Dean's List... First-year letter winner.
High School: Attended Ridgefield High School in Ridgefield, Conn... Ranked in the Top-15 in the Rygate National Equitation Rankings... Qualified and competed at the USEF Talent Search Finals and the ASPCA Maclay Finals... 2010 - Reserve Champion at the New England Equitation Championships... 5th Place at the USHJA Hunterdon Equitation Cup... 8th Place at the George Morris Excellence in Equitation Classic... Top ribbon at the Devon Horse Show in Equitation... USEF Pessoa Hunt Seat Medal Finals... 2009 - Top ribbon at the Devon Horse Show in Equitation... USEF Pessoa Hunt Seat Medal Finals... 2008 - USEF Pessoa Hunt Seat Medal Finals... 2007 - 6th Place at Marshall and Sterling National Childrens Medal Finals.