Kristen Terebesi
Kristen Terebesi

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Glenmoore, Pa.

High School:
Villa Maria Academy

Event:
Equitation & Over Fences

Birthdate:
02/08/1986

Experience:
3VL

Major:
Advertising


2006-07: Carolina's top returning English rider and team captain...Named Most Dedicated and Most Valuable Player...Member of the National Champion Hunt Seat Team...Posted a 19-4-1 record...Average margin of victory was 9.5 points in wins during the season...Had 11 consecutive victories to finish the season...Went 11-2 in fences and 8-2-1 in equitation...Posted a 2-0 record at the S.E.C.'s and went 6-0 at the VENC's...Average margin of victory was 12 points at the S.E.C.'s and VENC's...Posted an 11-2-1 record against Auburn and Georgia...High score in fences was 90, set against Georgia...High score in equitation was 90, set in 90-39 victory at New Mexico State...Named to SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll.

2005-06: Member of the National Champion Hunt Seat Team...Is the only returning rider to record 20 victories in the '05-06 season...Finished 20-7...Is one of USC's top returning English riders...Named team's Most Dedicated...Only lost back-to-back once...Opened the season with five consecutive victories...High score was 93, which was against Auburn on 2/11...Went 9-3 in fences and 6-3 in equitation...Posted a 3-1 record at the S.E.C.'s and went 5-1 at the VENC's...Won her final event of the season at the VENC's, 160-75 against Auburn...Named MVP in Equitation over Fences.

2004-05: Defeated majority of opponents throughout yearly competition...Defeated opponent by eight points in equitation over fences at the Southern Equestrian Championship...Won both hunt seat divisions at the national championship, claiming the title in equitation and equitation over fences, leading the Gamecocks to a first-place finish in hunt seat and a national championships title...Named team's Most Dedicated...NCAA Leadership Conference Representative for the University of South Carolina at Walt Disney World...Two-time High Point Spread Award Winner.

High School: Placed sixth at the 2004 R.W. Ronnie Mutch Championship...In 2004 she qualified for USEF medal, USET/BET and ASPCA McClay Finals...Top 15 finish in Carolyn Conrad Winter Equestrian Equitation Standings...Top 20 finish in Bates USA Equitation Standings...USEF Medal winner at 2004 Winter Equestrian Festival...12th-place finish in USEF Medal Finals at Pennsylvania National Horse Show...Fourth in Lake Placid's Kathy Scholl Equitation Classic... Qualified for USEF Medal Finals and for ASPCA Maclay Finals in 2003...In 2001-02, was the EPPHA Large Junior Hunter 15/U Champion and the PHSA Large Junior Hunter 15/U Champion...Winner of the NAL Children's Hunter Finals and finished seventh at the Stateline Tack National Children's Medal finals in 2000...Zone II Children's Hunter Horse of the Year...Zone II State Line Tack National Children's Medal Standings Champion.

Personal: Born Feb. 8, 1986 in Bryn Mawr, Pa...Majoring in advertising...Chose USC over Virginia Tech, Virginia, Florida and Georgia...Favorite indoor activity is in the Fall, watching a football game in front of the fire...Hobbies are playing guitar, painting and cooking...Is an only child...Has ridden horses since age three...Loves mangos, grilling and the rain...Parents are Chris and Joanne Terebesi.