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Sydney Smith
Sydney  Smith

RS Senior

Madison, Conn.

High School:
Daniel Hand

Equitation & Over Fences



Gamecocks Open Spring Schedule with 16-3 Win Over UT-Martin

Carolina faces SEC foe Georgia next Saturday in Blythewood


Equestrian Team Holds End of Season Banquet on Sunday

Amber Henter and Sam Chiodo named captains for 2014-2015 season


Gamecock Equestrians to Participate in Curing Kids Cancer Event on Saturday

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


SEC Champs Jump Five Spots to No. 1 in Final Coaches Poll

Gamecocks jump Big-12 champs Oklahoma State


Seeds Announced for 2013 Equestrian National Championships

Gamecocks receive No. 2 seed in Hunt Seat, No. 5 seed in Western


EQ vs. Texas A&M - 9/30/16

Pictures from South Carolina's home equestrian meet against Texas A&M on Sept. 30, 2016 (Photos by Juan Blas)


Equestrian at Auburn (Nov. 9, 2013)

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


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

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


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

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


Equestrian vs. Georgia (10/11/2013)

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

2016-17: Named to the All-SEC Team for equitation over fences... Ended the season with records of 6-8-1 on the flat and 8-6-1 over fences... Finished 4-1-1 in jumping battles during the SEC season... Earned a point on the flat in the Alabama exhibition, 84-62, on Sept. 16... Won a jumping point against No. 5 Baylor, 81-79, on Sept. 23... Earned her jumping point against No. 3 Texas A&M on Sept. 30, 84-35... Was an 81-74 winner in equitation over fences on Oct. 9 in the victory over No. 2 Georgia... Collected a point in equitation on the flat Nov. 4 against No. 9 Fresno State, 63-57... Earned a jumping draw, 78-all, against No. 4 Auburn on Nov. 18... Won her flat battle in the victory over Delaware State on Feb. 4, 81-0... Won MOP honors in equitation over fences on Feb. 10 against No. 2 Texas A&M with an 86-81 win... Won her flat point against No. 10 TCU on Feb. 12, 78-67... Won a jumping point, 84-78, against No. 4 Auburn on Feb. 25... Earned two points in her final home meet, March 4 against No. 7 SMU... Earned her flat matchup, 79-69, and her fences battle, 87-84, against the Mustangs... Won a flat point in the SEC Championship semifinals March 24 against No. 5 Georgia, 133-114... Added a jumping point March 25 against No. 4 Texas A&M in the consolation round, 162-153... Won two points at the NCEA Championship quarterfinals April 13 against No. 11 South Dakota State, 159-136 on the flat and 166-149 over fences.

2015-2016: 8-8-1 overall record in hunt seat action with one M.O.P. award ... 7-8-1 record in equitation over fences with one M.O.P. ... 1-0 record in equitation on the flat... Won her first point of the season on Oct. 2 in the Gamecocks' win over TCU, beating her opponent 85-77, in equitation over fences, and later competed in a flat exhibition... On Nov. 6 at No. 3 Baylor, she won her jumping point, 83-70... Won her first career M.O.P. on Nov. 7 at SMU with an 88-86 victory... Closed out the fall with her third straight victory, a 76-70 win over her opponent from No. 2 Georgia... Opened the spring semester with an 85-68 over her UT-Martin opponent on Jan. 29, also performing a flat demo later in the meet... Won her second M.O.P. of the season and of her career on March 4 against Delaware State, beating he opponent, 85-80... Competed at the SEC Championship and went undefeated with a 2-0-1 mark... In the semifinal round vs. No. 1 Auburn on March 25, she won her jumping point, 160-141... In the SEC third place win over No. 4 Texas A&M on March 26, she made her equitation on the flat debut and won her point, 154-147, and went on to hold her opponent to a 160-160 tie in equitation over fences... Competed in the first round at the NCEA National Championship against SMU.

2014-2015: 6-7-1 record in equitation over fences... In the SEC opener vs. No. 1 Georgia on Oct. 3, she won an exhibition in equitation over fences, knocking off her opponent, 77-73... Competed in equitation over fences in the Gamecocks' 10-9 win at No. 3 Auburn on Oct. 10... In the Gamecocks' fall finale victory at No. 8 Oklahoma State on Nov. 21, she won her point, 78-77... Opened the spring semester with an 84-76 victory over No. 5 SMU... Won her third straight point on Feb. 7 with a 87-76 victory against her opponent from No.5 Georgia... In the Gamecocks' Senior Day victory over No. 4 Auburn on Feb. 28, she beat her Tiger opponent, 79-72... Competed at the SEC Championship... In the semifinal round against Texas A&M on March 27, she held her Aggie opponent to a 158-158 tie... Competed at the National Championship, going 2-1... In the quarterfinal victory over No. 6 Fresno State, she knocked off her Bulldog opponent, 147-120... In the National Championship victory over No. 1 Georgia, she won her jumping point, 147-132.

2013-2014: 0-2 record in equitation over fences... Made her first career start on Feb. 1 at New Mexico State... In the Sept. 27 meet against Fresno State, she won an exhibition in equitation over fences, 78-77.5... Won her second exhibition point of the season on Oct. 25 at No. 9 Texas A&M, defeating her opponent, 82-62, in equitation over fences... Second-year letter winner.

2012-2013: Joined the Gamecocks in the Spring 2013 semester... Redshirt year... Spring 2013 Dean's List... Spring 2013 Athletic Director's Honor Roll... First-year letter winner.

Season Event Meets MVP Win Loss Tie SEC
2016-17 Equitation Over Fences 15 1 8 6 1 4-1-1
2015-16 Equitation Over Fences 16 2 7 8 1 1-5
2014-15 Equitation Over Fences 14 0 6 7 1 2-3
2013-14 Equitation Over Fences 2 0 0 2 0 0-0
Career Equitation Over Fences 47 3 22 23 3 7-9-1

Season Event Meets MVP Win Loss Tie SEC
2016-17 Equitation on the Flat 15 0 6 8 1 0-5-1
2015-16 Equitation on the Flat 1 0 1 0 0 0-0
2014-15 Equitation on the Flat 0 0 0 0 0 0-0
2013-14 Equitation on the Flat 0 0 0 0 0 0-0
Career Equitation on the Flat 16 0 7 8 1 0-5-1

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