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Gamecocks Win Exhibitions Saturday in Spring Opener
Jan. 27, 2018


Exhibition – Carolina def. Converse & Ohio State

BLYTHEWOOD, S.C. -- South Carolina resumed its 2017-18 equestrian campaign Saturday with a pair of exhibition victories. The Gamecocks defeated Converse in hunt seat action, 9-0, and they dispatched of Ohio State’s western squad, 7-1.

The Gamecocks won all four MOP awards on the day. In equitation on the flat, Lizzie van der Walde earned the honor with a 63-53 win over Converse’s Elizabeth Gilbert on Chip. Chloe Schmidt was the fences MOP after tallying an 80-76 victory over Julia Williams on Batman.

On the western side, the Gamecocks conceded just one point on the day. Caroline Gute was the horsemanship MOP with a 73.5-695 win over Ohio State’s Mariah Sherer on Reggie. The reining MOP went to McKenzie Duncan for her 68-61.5 victory over Grace Tachikawa on Stoner.

UP NEXT FOR THE GAMECOCKS

Carolina’s first official meet of the spring is scheduled for next Saturday in Dallas, Texas. The Gamecocks will take on SMU beginning at 10:30 am ET.


 

 

 

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