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May 15, 2015

Hunt seat coach Hillary Dobbs, western coach Ruth Sorrel, Adele Norton, Abigail Pait, Samantha Kraus, Kelsey Urban, Aurie Engel Schmieding, and head coach Boo Major at the South Carolina State House.

media-icon-photogallery.gif Photo GalleryCOLUMBIA, S.C. – The University of South Carolina equestrian was recognized by the South Carolina House of Representatives and Senate at the State House on Thursday. The Gamecocks were presented with a resolution honoring the team for winning the 2015 NCEA National Championship and for becoming the first Gamecock program to win three national titles.

The House resolution was introduced by Rep. Joe McEachern, while the Senate resolution was introduced by Sen. Joel Lourie.

To view the House resolution, Click Here. To view the Senate resolution, Click Here.

Gamecock head coach Boo Major, associate head coach Ruth Sorrel, hunt seat coach Hillary Dobbs, and student-athletes Adele Norton, Samantha Kraus, Kelsey Urban, Kara Guertin and Aurie Engel Schmieding attended Thursday’s recognition.

The Gamecocks won the NCEA National Championship on April 18, upsetting No. 1 Georgia in the championship meet, 10-6.