Student-athletes celebrate end of the 2012-13 academic year with awards ceremony and dinner.
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
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: 2012-2013 AgSouth Female Athlete of the Year... 2013 SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year... 2013 SEC Equitation Over Fences Rider of the Year... 2013 SEC All-Championship Team (Equitation Over Fences)... 2013 All-SEC Equestrian Team (Equitation Over Fences)... 2013 Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year at the University of South Carolina... 2013 NCEA Elite Equestrian Student-Athlete (top academic honor in collegiate equestrian)... 2013 NCEA Honorable Mention All-American in Equitation Over Fences... 11-5-1 overall record in Hunt Seat action with two MVP's... 9-1 record in Equitation Over Fences with one MVP... 2-4-1 record in Equitation on the Flat with one MVP award... Started her senior year with a 2-for-2 day against No. 5 Oklahoma State on Sept. 29 - picked up a 87-86 win in Equitation Over Fences, then scored an event-high 84 in Equitation on the Flat to win her first M.O.P. award of the season... Named AgSouth Athlete of the Week for the week of Oct. 1... Improved to 2-0 on the Flat as she picked up an 80-66 win over No. 3 Auburn on Oct. 4, while her score of 80 tied a team-high score for the event... Named NCEA Most Outstanding Hunt Seat Player of the Month for September... Picked up her fourth win of the season on Nov. 2 in the upset win at No. 1 Georgia, winning her Equitation Over Fences point, 78-74... On Nov. 16 at No. 4 Texas A&M, she held her Flat opponent to an 80-80 tie... On Nov. 17 at No. 8 Baylor, she picked up an 83-76 victory in Equitation Over Fences... Closed out the fall semester on at No. 10 SMU Nov. 18 with an 81-78 win in Equitation Over Fences... Began the spring semester with a 1-for-2 day against No. 3 Georgia on Feb. 2, defeating her opponent 75-73 in Equitation Over Fences... Went 1-for-2 at No. 2 Auburn on Feb. 14, as she set the SEC record score in Equitation Over Fences, defeating her opponent 94-83... Became the first Gamecock equestrian ever to reach the 100-ride mark, a feat she accomplished on Senior Day (Feb. 23) at home vs. No. 6 Texas A&M, picking up her 63rd career win with an 83-82 win over her Aggie opponent in Equitation Over Fences... Improved to 8-2 in Equitation Over Fences on March 1, defeating her Delaware State opponent, 88-87.5 as part of a 5-0 sweep for the jumping team... Fall 2012 President's List... Fall 2012 Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Fourth-year letter winner.
2011-2012: 22-8 regular season and postseason overall record with five MVP awards... 3-2 postseason record in Equitation On the Flat with one MVP... 4-1 postseason record in Equitation Over Fences... 7-2 regular season record in Equitation on the Flat with 4 regular season MVP's... 8-3 regular season record in Equitation Over Fences with 1 regular season MVP... In the season opener against Fresno State on Sept. 23, she went 2-0 in Hunt Seat action, picking up a 85-67 win in Equitation on the Flat and a 79-77 win in Equitation Over Fences, while earning her first MVP of the season on the Flat. Improved to 4-0 a week later, as she went 2-0 again, sweeping both of her TCU opponents. Went 2-for-2 for the third straight time of the season on Oct. 8 at Auburn, improving her record to 6-0. She won a 79-73 decision in Flat action, and cruised to an 80-78 victory Over Fences... Went 1-for-2 at SMU on Oct. 28, defeating her Mustang opponent, 65-61 in Equitation on the Flat, as her seven-point winning streak came to an end... On Oct. 29 at New Mexico State, she earned a 78-77 win in Equitation Over Fences... picked up her second MVP of the year on Nov. 4 against Georgia in a 85-73 win in Equitation on the Flat... Finished the fall semester with a 9-2 overall record while going 5-0 on the Flat... went 1-for-2 against Oklahoma State on Jan. 29, defeating her Cowgirl opponent 80-78 in Equitation Over Fences... Went 2-for-2 at No. 2 Georgia on Feb. 5 as part of a Hunt Seat victory over the Bulldogs - defeated her opponent 74-69 in Equitation on the Flat and beating her opponent 74-72 in Equitation Over Fences... Selected to compete in the Equitation Over Fences bracket at the third annual Collegiate Equitation Challenge at the 2012 Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, Fla... Won the Championship at the third annual Collegiate Equitation Challenge (Equitation Over Fences bracket) at the FTI Winter Equestrian Festival... Less than 24 hours after winning the jumping title at WEF, she improved to 13-2 and won her third MVP with an 85-74 victory at No. 10 UT-Martin on Feb. 11... Went 2-for-2 against No. 4 Baylor on Feb. 26, while winning her fourth MVP of the season with an 80-78 win in Equitation on the Flat, and she also picked up a 79-75 victory in Equitation Over Fences... Competed at the Southern Equestrian Championships, where she went 4-for-4 with one MVP... In the opening round upset of No. 3 Auburn on March 30, she went 2-for-2 in Hunt Seat action, and was named MVP in Equitation on the Flat... In the Southern Equestrian Championship meet against No. 1 Georgia on March 31, she went 2-for-2 again in Hunt Seat action... Competed at NCEA's, going 3-3 in Hunt Seat action... Against Oklahoma State on April 13, she went 2-for-2 with a 163-132 win on the Flat and a 174-158 win Over Fences... Closed out Nationals with a 180-141 victory over Kansas State in Equitation Over Fences on April 14... Fall 2011 President's List... Spring 2012 President's List... Named "Equitation on the Flat MVP" at the team banquet... Third-year letter winner.
2010-2011: 2010-2011 AgSouth Female Athlete of the Year... 17-13-2 regular-season and post-season combined record... 4-6 regular-season record in Equitation on the Flat... 5-7-1 regular-season record in Equitation Over Fences... 3-0-1 post-season record... 1-0-1 post-season record in Equitation on the Flat... 2-0 post-season record in Equitation Over Fences... Seven MVP awards (6 during the regular-season, 1 during the post-season at the 2011 Southern Equestrian Championships)... Started off the season with two wins against SMU in the season opener on 9/24... Won both Hunter Seat MVP awards on 9/24 against SMU with a 91-80 win in Equitation on the Flat and a 84-77 win in Equitation Over Fences... defeated her South Dakota State opponent 84-69.5 in Equitation Over Fences on 9/25... Named AgSouth Athlete of the Week on 9/27... Defeated her Auburn opponent 85-79 on 10/1 while winning her third MVP of the season... Lost her ride 95-94 at No. 1 Texas A&M on 1/28, but was named MVP for the fourth time of the season... at Baylor on 1/30, beat her opponent 88-80 and won her fifth MVP of the season... Selected to compete at the Second Annual WEF Collegiate Equitation Challenge at the Winter Equitation Festival... won 76-65 at Auburn on 2/19... went 2-0 against No. 5 TCU on 2/26 at the Best of the West Tournament, picking up a 70-67 win in Equitation, and then a 79-78 MVP win in Equitation Over Fences... went 1-for-2 against Baylor on Day 2 of the Best of the West Tournament on 2/27, picking up a 72-40 win against Baylor... closed out the regular season on 3/19 riding her New Mexico State opponent to a 78-78 tie in Equitation Over Fences... member of the S.E.C. team... went 2-for-2 at the 2011 Southern Equestrian Championships on 3/25 against Georgia, starting with a 159-142 win in Equitation on the Flat, also earning MVP on the Flat, followed by a 165-118 win in Equitation Over Fences... Member of the VENC team... Defeated her Delaware State opponent in Equitation Over Fences in the opening round 4/14... Against Baylor the next day, she defeated her opponent, 167-151... Went 2-for-2 against Tennessee-Martin on 4/15, winning her rides in Equitation on the Flat and Equitation Over Fences... Went 2-for-2 again the following day, sweeping Texas A&M in both Hunt Seat events in the fifth-place competition... Second-year letter winner... SEC Academic Honor Roll... Fall 2010 President's List.
2009-2010: Competed in Equitation and Equitation Over Fences... 15 total wins... one regular season MVP award in Equitation on the Flat... two regular season MVP's in Equitation Over Fences... Member of the Southern Equestrian Championships competition team... Member of the Varsity Equestrian National Championships competition team... 4-0 record at VENC's... Named Varsity Equestrian National Championships Hunter Seat MVP, the highest individual honor a rider can receive.
High School: Won both the 2007 USEF Medal Finals and ASPCA Maclay Finals... Two-time Winter Equestrian Festival Junior Jumper Circuit champion ... In 2008, won the Kathy Scholl Equitation Classic, won the Vermont Summer Festival Circuit championship in Large Junior Hunters and was named Junior Jumper Champion at the Washington International Horse Show ... Won Shalano Style of Riding Award at Washington ... Took second at the George H. Morris Excellence in Equitation Classic ... Placed second at Zone 2 Maclay Regionals ... Finished fourth at USET Talent Search finals.