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Feb. 15, 2016

COLUMBIA, S.C. – University of South Carolina equestrian coach Boo Major on Monday announced the signing of Jordan Scott (Bluff City, Tenn./Tennessee High School) to a National Letter of Intent to join the Gamecocks for the 2016-17 season. Scott is a western rider and will compete in reining for the Gamecocks.

“We’re excited to welcome Jordan to our program,” Major said. “Jordan has a great reining background in the state of Tennessee and on the national level with the Interscholastic Equestrian Association. She’s a very talented athlete, a terrific student, and we’re looking forward to having her join us next season.”

Scott trains with Gordon Brookshire.

Scott bring with her an impressive riding resume. During her junior year, she was a national finalist at the IEA National Championship. As a sophomore, she was the Tennessee Reining Horse Association (TNRHA) Youth Reserve Champion, and as a freshman, she was the TNRHA Youth Champion. She also was named Varsity Reining Club Reiner of the Year during her freshman year.

A senior at Tennessee High School, Scott is in her fourth year as a student council member. She is also a member of the National Honors Society, BETA Club, and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Her parents are John and Amy Scott, and she has a younger brother, JT Scott.

Scott chose South Carolina over Auburn and Georgia.

While at South Carolina, Scott plans to be an exercise science major.