Megan Massaro
Megan Massaro

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Summerfield, Fla.

High School:
Bellview

Event:
Equitation & Over Fences

Experience:
2VL

Major:
Business


2008-09: Had one of the strongest seasons in Gamecock history en route to a 22-4-3 overall record - a .810 win percentage ... Added 10 MVP rides to her total, including three competitions where she swept Hunter Seat MVP honors (Kansas State, Texas A&M, Delaware State) ... Member of S.E.C. and VENC teams ... Named the nation's top seed in equitation on the flat after posting a 12-1-2 record with four MVP rides ... Was named a first alternate (No. 9 seed) in equitation on the fences with a 10-3-1 record and six MVP rides ... Went undefeated in team competition in the postseason with a 7-0-1 record at S.E.C.'s and VENC's ... In equitation on the flat, earned MVP rides against Kansas State, Texas A&M, Sacred Heart and Delaware State ... Earned largest margin of victory in 92-68 win against Kansas State and high score in 93-79 win at Baylor ... Only loss on the flat was due to a disqualification at Georgia ... In equitation over fences, earned MVP rides against Kansas State, TCU, Texas A&M, Auburn, Delaware State and Georgia ... High score in 92-80 win against Auburn ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2007-08: One of South Carolina's top returning Hunter Seat riders, competed in all regular and postseason competitions, posting a 12-11 overall record ... Member of the S.E.C. and VENC teams ... Went 8-7 in equitation over fences with three MVP rides coming against Auburn twice and at Kansas State. ... Defeated Auburn 90-63 for high score of the season ... Went 4-4 in equitation on the flat with wins against South Dakota State, New Mexico State and Auburn ... Defeated New Mexico State 90-78 for equitation high score of the season ... Posted a 145-135 victory against eventual Hunter Seat national champion Auburn at the VENC's in equitation over fences ... Recorded a 170-148 win against Fresno State at the VENC's.

2006-07: Had a solid freshman campaign, posting a 9-2 record over fences...Member of S.E.C. team and Hunter Seat National Champion team...Defeated Auburn 81-79 at S.E.C.'s...Went 2-1 at VENC's, posting wins over Auburn and Georgia...Recorded seven straight victories in the spring season...High point score of the year was 88 when she earned over fences MVP against Stephen F. Austin.

High School: Graduated from Bellview H.S....The 2005 Circuit Champion- HITS for Ocala, Fla., Culpepper, Va., and Saugerties, N.Y....Won the Junior Hunter Finals at the Washington Equitation Finals...Piloted the horse, "Lyle", to the 2006 USEF Grand Hunter Championship...Named Reserve Grand Jr. Hunter Champion at the 2006 USEF National Junior Hunter Championship...Ranked in the Top 25 in the Bates Equitation Rankings...Competed in the Pessoa/USEF Medal Finals in Harrisburg, Pa....Placed 10th overall in the Washington Equitation Finals in Washington D.C....The winner of the 2005 USEF National Medium Green Pony of the Year Award...Finished third at the 2004 Show Circuit Magazine competition, along with placing in the Children's Medal Finals at the Capital Challenge Horse Show...Was the Central Florida Hunter Jumper Association (CFHJA) Year End Champion Large Pony Hunter...Is a past winner of the USEF Pony Medal Championship...Was named the 2002 winner of the USEF Horsefeathers Sportsmanship award at Pony Finals in Lexington, Ky.