Johnna Letchworth wins her 20th career MVP on Saturday
Katherine Schmidt goes 2-for-2 with one MVP
Gamecocks posted a 3.43 GPA during spring semester
Gamecocks fall to Cowgirls 6-1 in season ending meet
Gamecocks to face top-seed Oklahoma State on Saturday morning
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.
South Carolina defeated TCU, 14-6, on Friday at One Wood Farm. Photos by Mike Slade.
2013-2014: 2-2 record in horsemanship... Opened the season with a 76-74 win over No. 5 Kansas State on Sept. 20... Was part of a 5-0 sweep by the horsemanship team on Sept. 27 against Fresno State, picking up a 76-75 victory over her Bulldog opponent.
2012-2013: 5-11 overall record in Horsemanship... 4-7 regular season record in Horsemanship... 1-4 postseason record... Started the season with a 79-76.5 victory over No. 5 Oklahoma State on Sept. 29. Her score of 79 was the highest Horsemanship score by a Gamecock rider in at least four years... Began the spring semester with a 74.5-73.5 win over her Georgia opponent on Feb. 2... Picked up a 70.5-69.5 win over No. 6 Texas A&M on Feb. 23... Won her fourth point of the season on March 1 against Delaware State, defeating her opponent as part of a 5-0 sweep for the Horsemanship squad... Competed twice at the inaugural SEC Championship... Competed at NCEA Nationals... In the quarterfinals vs. Oklahoma State on April 20, she was the only Gamecock to win her point as she defeated her Cowgirl opponent, 144-136.5... NCEA Academic First Team... NCEA Academic Honor Roll... Fall 2012 Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Spring 2013 Dean's List... Spring 2013 Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Won the Western Grooming Award at the team banquet with Haiden DeJane... Third-year letter winner.
2011-2012: 3-6 regular season and postseason combined record... 1-1 postseason record... 2-5 regular season record in Horsemanship... in the season opener against Fresno State on Sept. 23, she picked up a 75.5-72.5 win... Kicked off the spring in a dominating way, scoring an event-high 76.5 to defeat her Oklahoma State opponent's 74.5 on Jan. 29 as part of a 3-1 Horsemanship win... Competed at the Southern Equestrian Championships, where she went 1-1... In the Southern Equestrian Championship victory over No. 1 Georgia on March 31, she defeated her Bulldog opponent... Spring 2012 Dean's List... Second-year letter winner.
2010-2011: 5-6 regular-season and post-season combined record... 4-2 regular-season record in Horsemanship... 1-4 post-season record... Competed for the first time as a Gamecock 9/25 against South Dakota State... Won her first collegiate ride 10/1 against Auburn, defeating her opponent 69.5-65.5... won 1/30 against Baylor, 74-70... Won her ride as part of a 5-0 Horsemanship sweep over No. 3 Georgia on 2/5... closed out the regular season with a 71-70 win over New Mexico State on 3/19... Member of the 2011 S.E.C. team... Member of the VENC team... Competed 4 times at Nationals, going 1-3... In the opening round at Nationals, she defeated her Delaware State opponent, 144.5-131.5... First-year letter winner... Won the "Western Freshman Hustle Award" at the team banquet.
High School: A senior at Edwardsburg High School in Edwardsburg, MI, Kopf lettered in equestrian all four years of high school. In 2007, she won 3rd Place at AQHA Youth World Show with superior honors in Horsemanship, Showmanship, and Equitation. She has been a consistent top-10 finisher at All-American Quarter Horse Congress. She comes to South Carolina ranked 7th in her class with a GPA of 3.98.