March 1, 2018
Meets #10 & 11- Equestrian vs. Delaware State and Baylor
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The University of South Carolina equestrian team competes in its final regular-season road meets of the 2017-18 season this Friday when the Gamecocks face Delaware State and No. 7 Baylor. The meets will run concurrently, beginning at 10 a.m. ET at the Dovington Training Center in Felton, Del.
Live results will not be available for Friday's competitions; however, the Gamecocks will tweet live scores from their official Twitter account, @GamecockEQ.
Friday's competitions will feature another NCEA top-10 battle. The Gamecocks are ranked 10th in the latest national poll, while Baylor is listed seventh.
LAST TIME OUT
South Carolina fell to No. 2 Auburn, 12-7, in its final regular-season SEC meet of the year on Feb. 24.
LAST TIME vs. BAYLOR
South Carolina and Baylor last faced off in the 2016-17 season-opener, a 12-6 Gamecock victory on Sept. 23, 2016.
LAST TIME vs. DELAWARE STATE
The Gamecocks last faced the Hornets Feb. 4, 2017, a 14-6 win in a neutral-site competition at Georgia.
SCOUTING THE BEARS
Baylor enters the meet 4-4, with a 2-1 Big 12 Conference record. The Bears are ranked seventh in this week's NCEA poll.
SCOUTING THE HORNETS
Delaware State is 0-7, with an 0-4 United Equestrian Conference record.
HISTORY VS. BAYLOR
South Carolina is 8-6 all-time against the Bears, including a 5-0 record at One Wood Farm.
HISTORY VS. DELAWARE STATE
The Gamecocks are 10-2 all-time in their meetings with the Hornets, having faced DSU every season since 2007-08.
SCOUTING THE GAMECOCKS
The Gamecocks enter the weekend 2-7 (0-6 SEC). They are ranked 10th in this week's 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 regular season ends Friday, March 9, when the Gamecocks host Fresno State. It's Senior Day at One Wood Farm, with the first ride scheduled for 1 p.m. ET.
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