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Samantha Kraus
Samantha Kraus

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Mount Sinai, N.Y.

High School:
Mount Sinai

Event:
Equitation & Over Fences

Experience:
1VL

Major:
Business

04/04/2014

Gamecock Equestrians to Participate in Curing Kids Cancer Event on Saturday

Gamecocks to pull fire truck to raise money for Curing Kids Cancer

04/03/2014

Gamecock Equestrian Lands 20 Riders on NCEA Academic Honor Roll

Six Carolina riders named to NCEA Academic First-Team

03/29/2014

Gamecocks Beat No. 2 Georgia to Win 2014 SEC Championship

Carolina wins second straight SEC title

03/28/2014

South Carolina Advances to SEC Championship with 12-7 Win Over Texas A&M

Saturday's championship meet will begin at 8:30 a.m. ET

03/01/2014

No. 1 South Carolina Defeats No. 2 Auburn to Clinch No. 1 Seed for SEC Championship

Carolina sweeps Auburn in regular season for first time since 2005-2006

03/16/2014

Equestrian at Auburn (Nov. 9, 2013)

The Gamecocks defeated Auburn, 12-6, at the Auburn University Horse Center.

03/16/2014

Equestrian at New Mexico State (2/1/14)

The Gamecocks defeated New Mexico State, 12-8, at the N.M. State Equestrian Center.

03/16/2014

Equestrian vs. Fresno State (9/27/13)

South Carolina defeated Fresno State, 17-2, to improve to 2-0 on the season.

03/16/2014

Equestrian vs. Georgia (10/11/2013)

The Gamecocks dropped a 10-10 tiebreaker to Georgia on Friday at One Wood Farm.

03/15/2014

2013 NCEA National Championships

April 18-20, 2013: The SEC Champion Gamecocks competed at the 2013 NCEA National Championships in Waco, Texas.

2013-2014: 6-4 record in hunt seat action... 3-2 record in equitation on the flat... 3-2 record in equitation over fences... Opened the season going 2-for-2 against No. 5 Kansas State on Sept. 27, the first two-point meet of her career - she picked up an 82-80 win in equitation over fences followed by an 80-66 win equitation on the flat... Improved to 4-0 a week later when she went 2-for-2 again vs. Fresno State, cruising to an 88-77 win in equitation over fences and an 80-68 win in equitation on the flat... Improved to 5-0 on Oct. 4, when she picked up an 80-70 win in equitation over fences as part of a 5-0 sweep at Delaware State... Improved to 6-0 on Oct. 5, defeating her SMU opponent, 80-77, in equitation flat during a neutral site meet hosted by Delaware State... Competed in the SEC opener against No. 1 Georgia on Oct. 11.

2012-2013: 3-9-1 overall record in Hunt Seat action... 2-8-1 regular season Hunt Seat record... 2-7-1 regular season record in Equitation on the Flat... 0-1 regular season record in Equitation Over Fences... 1-1 postseason record in Equitation on the Flat... Competed for the first time as a Gamecock on Nov. 2 at No. 1 Georgia in Equitation on the Flat... All of her fall competitions came on the road, and all three of her losses came by only one point each time... Closed out the fall semester by holding her SMU opponent to an 82-82 tie on Nov. 18... Picked up her first career point on Feb. 2 as she defeated her Georgia opponent, 70-65 in Equitation on the Flat... Made her Equitation Over Fences debut on March 8 at No. 8 Kansas State... Won her second point of the season on March 9 in the regular season finale at No. 3 Oklahoma State, defeating her opponent 75-68 in Equitation on the Flat... Competed at NCEA Nationals, going 1-1 in Equitation on the Flat... In the quarterfinals vs. Texas A&M on April 19, she posted the highest score (181) of all 32 riders to defeat her opponent by 25-points... Fall 2012 President's List... Fall 2012 Athletic Director's Honor Roll...Spring 2013 Dean's List... Spring 2013 Athletic Director's Honor Roll... First-year letter winner.

Season Event Meets MVP Win Loss Tie SEC
2013-14 Equitation Over Fences 11 1 7 4 0 0-0
2012-13 Equitation Over Fences 1 0 0 1 0 0-0
Career Equitation Over Fences 12 1 7 5 0 0-0

Season Event Meets MVP Win Loss Tie SEC
2013-14 Equitation on the Flat 6 0 3 3 0 0-0
2012-13 Equitation on the Flat 12 0 3 8 1 0-0
Career Equitation on the Flat 18 0 6 11 1 0-0

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