Gamecocks close out the regular season with an 11-2 record
Gamecocks look to end losing streak in Las Cruces
Samantha Kraus and Abigail Pait win their first career MVP honors
Carolina looks to win six fall meets for first time in program history
Katherine Schmidt goes 2-for-2 with one MVP
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.
2013-2014:4-2-2 record in horsemanship with one MVP... Competed in the season opener vs. No. 5 Kansas State on Sept. 20... Won her first point of the season on Sept. 27, knocking off her Fresno State opponent, 77-76.5... Won her first MVP since her freshman year on Oct. 5 with a 73.5-72 win over SMU in a neutral site meet in Dover, Del... In the SEC opener against No. 1 Georgia, she held her Bulldog opponent to a 75-75 tie... Picked up a 74-72 victory at No. 9 Texas A&M on Oct. 25... Knocked off her Auburn opponent, 74-70.5 on Nov. 9.
2012-2013: 2013 NCEA Honorable Mention All-American in Horsemanship... 9-6-1 overall record in Horsemanship... 8-3 regular season record in Horsemanship... 1-3-1 postseason record... In the season opener against No. 5 Oklahoma State, she defeated her Cowgirl opponent, 78.5-77 on Sept. 29... Improved to 2-0 on Oct. 4 when she picked up a 75.5-71 victory over No. 3 Auburn... On Nov. 16 at No. 4 Texas A&M, she tied a team-high score of 76.5 to defeat her Aggie opponent, 76.5-76... Improved to 4-1 a day later when she closed out the fall with a 75-74.5 victory at No. 8 Baylor on Nov. 17... Began the spring semester with a 75.5-74.5 win over her Georgia opponent on Feb. 2... Improved to 6-1 on Feb. 14 with a 76.5-61.5 victory at No. 2 Auburn... Improved to 7-1 on Feb. 23 at home against No. 6 Texas A&M, defeating her Aggie opponent, 72.5-69.5. Fall 2012 Dean's List... Improved to 8-1 on March 1 as she defeated her Delaware State opponent 75-71 to score the first point in the 5-0 sweep for the Horsemanship team... Competed at SEC's, going 0-1-1... In the opening round meet vs. No. 1 Georgia, she held her Bulldog opponent to a 149-149 tie... Competed at NCEA Nationals, posting a 1-2 record... In the opening round vs. New Mexico State on April 18, she picked up a 146-143 win over her Aggie opponent... NCEA Academic First Team... NCEA Academic Honor Roll... Fall 2012 Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Second-year letter winner.
2011-2012: 8-6 regular season and postseason combined record in Horsemanship with two MVP's... 3-3 postseason record... 5-3 regular season record in Horsemanship with two MVP's... began her career as a Gamecock on Sept. 30, earning her first win and first MVP as she defeated her TCU opponent, 77.5-67.5... won her second point of the season on Nov. 4 in a 75-74.5 win over Georgia at home... Picked up a 71-69 victory at UT-Martin on Feb. 11 as part of a 5-0 sweep for the Horsemanship team... Won her second MVP of the season on Feb. 25 as she defeated her Tiger opponent, 74.5-70.5, as part of a 4-1 Horsemanship win and 12-6 overall win over No. 1 Auburn... Improved to 5-3 on Feb. 26 with a two-point victory as part of a 4-0 Horsemanship shutout over No. 4 Baylor... Competed at the Southern Equestrian Championships, going 1-1... In the opening round upset over No. 3 Auburn on March 30, she defeated her Tiger opponent, 144.5-143.5... Competed at Nationals, going 2-2.. Picked up a Day-1 victory over Tennessee-Martin on April 12 and a victory over Texas A&M on April 13... Spring 2012 Dean's List... First-year letter winner.
High School: Competed in four sports during her career at Mount Pleasant High School (equestrian, cross country, track & field, soccer)... Served as president of the Michigan Quarter Horse Youth Association... 2010 - AQHA Congress Champion in Showmanship... AQHA Congress Champion NYATT in Showmanship... AQHYA World Show 7th Place finish in Equitation... 2009 - MQHYA Outstanding Leadership Award... AQHYA World Show 6th Place finish in Hunter Under Saddle... AQHA Congress Champion in Hunter Under Saddle... 2008 - AQHA Reserve Congress Champion in Hunter Under Saddle... AQHYA World Champion in Hunter Under Saddle... 2007 - AQHA Congress Champion in Horsemanship.