Auburn selected to host first ever conference championship
South Carolina ranks second among SEC on this list
South Carolina, Auburn, Georgia, and Texas A&M all sponsor equestrian
Dr. Pastides and wife Patricia host team reception
Team MVP Announced Tonight at Gamecock Gala
President Dr. Harris Pastides and his wife Patricia hosted the Equestrian team for a reception (4/16/2012)
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.
The Gamecocks upset No. 4 Baylor, 15-4, on Senior Day at One Wood Farm. Photos by Juan Blas.
2011-2012: Western team captain... 2011-2012 Team MVP... Finished 9th in the Amateur Horsemanship finals at the 2011 AQHA World Show in Oklahoma City on Nov. 8... 8-6-3 regular and postseason combined record... 6-2-3 regular season record in Horsemanship with one MVP... 2-4 postseason record... picked up her first win and first MVP of the season in a 74-71.5 decision at Auburn on Oct. 8... earned her second win of the season on Oct. 29 at New Mexico State, 73.5-73... closed out the fall semester with a Horsemanship team-high 75.5 to defeat her Georgia opponent on Nov. 4... Held her Oklahoma State to a 74-74 tie on Jan. 29, helping give the Horsemanship team a 3-1 win... Defeated her opponent 70.5-69.5 at UT-Martin on Feb. 11 as part of a 5-0 sweep for the Horsemanship team... Defeated her Tiger opponent, 68.5-68, on Feb. 25 as part of a 4-1 Horsemanship win and 12-6 overall win over No. 1 Auburn... Held her Baylor opponent to a 75-75 tie at home on Senior Day on Feb. 26 as part of a 4-0 Horsemanship shutout over the fourth-ranked Bears... Closed out the regular season with a 74-71.5 win at Delaware State on March 16... Competed at SEC's, going 0-2... Competed at Nationals, going 2-2 - Went 2-for-2 on Day-1 at Nationals with victories over Tennessee-Martin and Auburn on April 12... Fall 2011 President's List... Spring 2012 President's List... Fourth-year letter winner.
2010-2011: Received an Honorable Mention on the inaugural Varsity Equestrian All-American list for Horsemanship... 10-6 regular-season and post-season combined record... 7-4 regular-season record in Horsemanship... 3-2 post-season record... Three MVP's... defeated South Dakota State 73-69 on 9/25 in the Western team's season opener... won her second ride of the season 10/23 at UGA, a 76-75 decision over Laura Upton... competed in all four Western competitions during the fall semester... won her ride 75-74 at Baylor while picking up her first MVP of the season on 1/30... Won her ride as part of a 5-0 Horsemanship sweep over No. 3 Georgia on 2/5... earned a 73-72.5 win at Auburn on 2/19... won her second MVP of the season and second over Baylor on 2/27 at the Best of the West Tournament, picking up a 72.5-68.5 win... earned her third MVP of the season on 3/19 with a 73-70.5 win over her New Mexico State opponent on Senior Day... Member of the 2011 S.E.C. team... At the 2011 Southern Equestrian Championships, picked up a 149-148 Horsemanship win against Georgia... Member of the VENC team... Went 2-2 at Nationals... In the opening round at Nationals, she defeated her Delaware State opponent, 150-148.5... In the fifth-place competition against Oklahoma State, she defeated her Cowgirl opponent, 146.5-145.5... Third-year letter winner... SEC Academic Honor Roll... Fall 2010 President's List... Spring 2011 President's List.
2009-2010: Seven regular season wins... three MVP awards... member of the Southern Equestrian Championships competition team... went 1-0 at the Southern Equestrian Championships... Member of the Varsity Equestrian National Championships competition team... 2-2 record at VENC's... SEC Academic Honor Roll... Second-year letter winner... Fall 2009 Dean's List... Spring 2010 Dean's List.
2008-09: Went 6-8-1 in horsemanship with two MVP rides ... Member of S.E.C. and VENC teams ... Earned an MVP honor in her first collegiate competition when she defeated Kansas State's Laura Browne 73.5-71 ... Rode to a draw against Auburn at 73.5 ... Later defeated Auburn's Courtney Kobak 69.5-68 ... Earned 71.5-69 win against Georgia ... Grabbed her second MVP honor in her ride at the S.E.C.'s despite dropping the match by a close score of 148-145 ... Went 2-2 at VENC's with wins against South Dakota State and TCU ... Named to SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll... Spring 2009 Dean's List.
High School: Placed sixth at the 2006 Youth World Show...Earned 10th place at the 2007 Youth World Show...Competed in three events at the 2007 American Quarter Horse Congress, earning Reserve Hi-Point 15-18 honors...Third in Youth Trail, fourth in Horsemanship and 11th in Youth Showmanship at 2007 AQH Congress.