Feb. 16, 2018
Meet #8 - Equestrian vs. Georgia
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- A two-match home stand concludes Saturday as the University of South Carolina equestrian team hosts Georgia. The eighth-ranked Gamecocks and No. 1 Bulldogs square off beginning at 1 p.m. ET at One Wood Farm, located at 1201 Syrup Mill Road in Blythewood.
The Gamecocks will host Equifest Kids Day in conjunction with Saturday’s meet. Festivities begin at 12 p.m. ET and include barn tours, horseshoe decorating and a chance to meet the Gamecocks. Plus, the Gamecock marketing team will be giving away a pair of Ariat boots. As always, admission to Saturday’s competition is free.
Saturday’s meet is the final SEC regular-season home competition of the season for Carolina. Live results for the day are available here.
LAST TIME OUT
• South Carolina fell to No. 2 Texas A&M, 12-6, on Feb. 10 at One Wood Farm.
LAST TIME vs. GEORGIA
• South Carolina fell to Georgia in its first meeting with the Bulldogs this season, 14-6, Nov. 3, 2017 in Bishop, Ga.
SCOUTING THE BULLDOGS
• Georgia holds the top spot in this week’s NCEA national poll, and the Bulldogs have accumulated a 7-1 (3-1 SEC) record so far this season.
HISTORY VS. GEORGIA
• Georgia holds a 30-13 edge in the series between the two teams.
SCOUTING THE GAMECOCKS
• South Carolina heads into the weekend 2-5 (0-4 SEC) and is ranked eighth in the latest NCEA national poll.
GAMECOCK PROGRAM HISTORY
• The 2017-18 season marks the 22nd year of the Gamecock equestrian program, as well as head coach Boo Major’s 21st season at the helm.
MEET THE COACHES
• The 2017-18 campaign will be the 21st season for head coach Boo Major, as Major celebrated the milestone mark of 20 years last year.
The SEC regular season concludes Saturday, Feb. 24 when the Gamecocks hit the road for a matchup with Auburn.
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