Equestrian Hosts Georgia for Senior Day
Columbia, S.C. – South Carolina will take on No. 4 Georgia on Saturday at 1 p.m. in its final SEC meet of the season. Saturday’s meet will celebrate the 13 seniors who graduate later this spring.
“We look forward to Georgia coming to One Wood Farm tomorrow and we are excited to host Equifest again,” head coach Boo Major said. “It will be an emotional day for us as we recognize our wonderful senior class. They have been a special group and we will really miss them next year.”
- The Senior Day ceremony will begin at 11:45.
- Stop by the marketing table to participate in Equifest! Horseshoes and coloring books will be available to decorate.
- Concessions will not be available at Saturday’s meet.
- No personal pets are allowed at One Wood Farm.
- Parking at the farm is expected to fill up. Additional parking will be available across the street from the Cobblestone Park main entrance on Blythewood Road. Shuttles from the lot to the farm will be provided.
- Fresh off a weekend of competition in Texas, the Gamecocks nearly knocked off No. 2 Texas A&M in a 10-9 decision.
- South Carolina performed its best on the flat earning a combined nine points in the meets at No. 6 Baylor and Texas A&M
- In the meet at Texas A&M, Jordan Allen and Caroline Bald swept MOP honors for jumping seat. Allen earned the honor in fences with a score of 86 and Bald earned the honor on the flat with a personal best score of 89.
- Madeline Schaefer, Bald, Alice Kass and Maya Clarkson all had a 2-0 weekend on the flat.
- Chloe Stephenson, Chloe VanStone and Emilia Reutimann all earned points for the Gamecocks in reining.
- Senior Michaela Schrim notably tied her opponent in horsemanship at Texas A&M with a 76.5.
Fall Meet Recap
- In the meet at Georgia, the Bulldogs prevailed 14-4.
- Schaefer, Alexa Thorpe, Trinity Hammerschmidt and Emma Lane all scored points for the Gamecocks.
- Sophie Mitchell and Sloane Vogt tied their opponents on the flat and in reining, respectively.
Scouting the Bulldogs
- Georgia is 6-3 this season with a 1-3 SEC record. It is also 3-2 on the road.
- The Bulldogs are on a two-meet winning streak with wins over South Dakota State and Minnesota-Crookston.
- In its last SEC meet, Georgia fell to Texas A&M 9-9 (1523-1532).
The Georgia Series
- South Carolina is 15-35 all-time against Georgia in full meets. That includes a 9-13 home record.
- In the last meeting at One Wood Farm, the Gamecocks topped the Bulldogs 11-8. South Carolina took fences, horsemanship and reining in the meet.