Annie McDonald
Annie McDonald

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Maiden, Va.

High School:
Trinity Episcopal

Event:
Reining

Experience:
4VL

Major:
Investment Finance & Real Estate


08/15/2012

Inaugural SEC Equestrian Championship Set for March 29-30

Auburn selected to host first ever conference championship

06/01/2012

SEC to Sponsor Equestrian Championship Starting in 2012-2013

South Carolina, Auburn, Georgia, and Texas A&M all sponsor equestrian

05/11/2012

Equestrian Team Invited as Special Guests to President's House

Dr. Pastides and wife Patricia host team reception

04/23/2012

Equestrian Team Holds End of Season Banquet

Team MVP Announced Tonight at Gamecock Gala

04/17/2012

14 Equestrians Named to NCEA Academic All-America Team

Gamecocks had six first team All-Americans

05/11/2012

Equestrian Team Reception with Dr. Pastides

President Dr. Harris Pastides and his wife Patricia hosted the Equestrian team for a reception (4/16/2012)

04/25/2012

Equestrian vs. Auburn (3/30/2012)

South Carolina defeated Auburn, 12-6 in the opening round of the Southern Equestrian Championships.

04/23/2012

2011-2012 Equestrian Team Banquet

4/18/12 - The Equestrian team held its annual end of season banquet on Wednesday in the Champions Club at Williams Brice.

03/31/2012

Gamecocks Win 2012 Southern Equestrian Championship

The South Carolina Equestrian team upset No. 1 Georgia to win the 2012 Southern Equestrian Championship.

03/21/2012

Equestrian vs. TCU (9/30/2011)

South Carolina defeated TCU, 14-6, on Friday at One Wood Farm. Photos by Mike Slade.

2011-2012: 2-10 regular season and postseason combined record... 1-9 regular season record in Reining... 1-1 postseason... Earned her first win of the season against Georgia on Nov. 4... Competed at SEC's, going 1-1... In SEC opening round victory over Auburn on March 30, she defeated her opponent, 138-135... Fall 2011 Dean's List... Fourth-year letter winner.

2010-2011: 6-6 regular-season and post-season combined record... 5-4 regular-season record in Reining... 1-2 post-season record... One MVP award... Defeated her South Dakota State opponent in the Western team's season opener on 9/25... Defeated her Auburn opponent 74.5-68 on 10/1 to earn her first MVP of the season... won her ride 70.5-67 against Kansas State on 10/29 to close out the fall... competed in all four Western competitions during the fall semester... Defeated her opponent from No. 1 Texas A&M 66.5-65 on 1/28... Won her ride as part of a 9-0 Western team shutout win over No. 3 Georgia on 2/5... Member of the 2011 S.E.C team... Member of the VENC team... Won in her first ride at the 2011 Varsity Equestrian National Championships, a 141-138 decision over Baylor on 4/15... Third-year letter winner... SEC Academic Honor Roll... Spring 2011 Dean's List.

2009-2010: Three regular season wins... Won her first point of the season 10/2 at Auburn with a 67.5-65.5 win over her Tiger opponent... Picked up a 65-64.5 win over Tennessee-Martin on 11/6... Rode her Fresno State opponent to a 72-72 tie on 11/7... Won her third competition of the season on 2/6 with a 7.5 point victory over Auburn... Member of the Southern Equestrian Championships competition team... member of the Varsity Equestrian National Championships competition team... competed three times at VENC's... SEC Academic Honor Roll... Second-year letter winner.

2008-09: Went 1-2 in reining with a 72-68.5 win against Sacred Heart... Fall 2008 Dean's List... Spring 2009 Dean's List.

High School: 2004-2008 Area 18 Top-5 finalist... Graduated from Trinity Episcopal High School where she excelled as a four-year letterwinner in soccer ... Team advanced to the state final her senior year ... Trained by her parents, Greg and Melinda, while in high school ... Also competed in field hockey.

ANNIE MCDONALD - Reining
Year # Meets Record MVP's Reg. Season SEC VENC
2011-12 12 2-10 0 1-9 1-1 --
2010-11 12 6-6 1 5-4 0-1 1-1
2009-10 13 3-9-1 0 3-5-1 0-1 0-3
2008-09 3 1-2 0 1-2 -- --
Total 40 12-27-1 1 10-20-1 1-3 1-4