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)
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.
The Gamecocks upset No. 4 Baylor, 15-4, on Senior Day at One Wood Farm. Photos by Juan Blas.
2011-2012: 0-2 record in Equitation on the Flat... competed in the Gamecocks' first competition of the season on Sept. 23 against Fresno State... competed at UT-Martin on Feb. 11... Fourth-year letter winner.
2010-2011: 3-4-1 regular-season and post-season combined record... 2-1-1 regular-season record in Equitation on the Flat... 1-1 post-season record in Equitation on the Flat... won her first point of the season 2/19, a 78-77 decision over her Auburn opponent. Rode her Baylor opponent to a 48-48 tie on 2/27 in the Best of the West Tournament... defeated her Fresno State opponent 65-61 on 2/27 as part of a 3-0 sweep in Equitation on the Flat... Member of the 2011 S.E.C. team... Member of the VENC team... In the opening round at Nationals, she defeated her Delaware State opponent, 132-121... Third-year letter winner... was named "Most Improved" at the team banquet... SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2009-2010: Red shirt season.
2008-2009: Went 12-1-1 on the year with three MVP rides in Equitation on the Flat... Member of the SEC and VENC competition teams... Earned the nation's No. 5 seed and finished individually as Reserve National Champion... Went undefeated in team competition in the postseason, going 4-0 combined at the SEC's and VENC's... Had a high score of 91 in a win against Auburn's Ali Loprete... Defeated national No. 7 seed Carolina Cramer of UT-Martin 80-73 for her first MVP ride of the season... Ended the season on an 11-match winning streak... Earned MVP rides against UT-Martin, Auburn, and Georgia... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll... Spring 2009 Dean's List.
2007-08: Enjoyed a strong freshman season in equitation with a 7-6 record ... Member of the S.E.C. and VENC teams ... Earned first collegiate victory in 84-68 ride against TCU to open the season ... Ride against TCU was also her high score of the season ... Named MVP after 77-62 win against South Dakota State ... Went 4-1 in the postseason including a 3-0 mark at the VENC's ... Defeated Georgia 76-74 in the S.E.C. final to earn MVP honors ... Recorded victories against Auburn, Fresno State and Baylor at nationals to close the season.... Spring 2008 Dean's List.
High School: Two-time Maclay qualifier...2006 GHJA J.D. Pounds medal winner...Qualified for USEF Pessoa Medal Finals...2005 Junior Equitation Challenge GHJA finals winner...Named champion in GHJA Junior Amateur Hunters.
Personal: Full name is Victoria Lynn Middleton...Majoring in Business...Chose USC over Auburn and New Mexico State...Born December 11, 1988...Favorite place to visit is "anywhere in the Caribbean"...Has two sisters, Britany and Olivia, and one brother, William...Parents are Leslie and Stan Thomas and Bill Middleton.