No. 10 Equestrian Hosts No. 7 Baylor for Home Opener
BLYTHEWOOD, SC – The No. 10 Gamecocks Equestrian team is set to host No. 7 Baylor for its season opener on Thursday, Sept. 29 at Noon. Competition will take place at One Wood Farm.
When: September 29 | Noon
Where: Blythewood, S.C.
Venue: One Wood Farm
Live Stats: South Carolina Live Stats
Series History: 18-9 overall, 8-7 in full team meets (where both disciplines were competed)
Last Time Out
South Carolina opened up the 2022-23 season on the road, facing Delaware State and Minnesota Crookston. The Gamecocks came home with victories over both teams (14-6 and 13-3, respectively), tallying their first 2-0 start since the 2015-16 season.
Six Gamecocks earned Most Outstanding Performer Awards, earning seven of the eight possible on the day. Emma Lane (Reining, twice), Tierney Horton (Horsemanship), Maya Clarkson (Flat), Trinity Hammerschmidt (Flat), Natalie Jayne (Fences), and Alexa Thorpe (Horsemanship) all earned the honors for South Carolina.
Scouting the Bears
The No. 7 Baylor Bears will open up their season against the Gamecocks, having rounded out the 2021-22 season 7-8 overall. In the last matchup, Baylor tallied the victory 13-5 over South Carolina. The Bears competed in the quarterfinals of the NCEA Championships in April, falling to then No. 3 Texas A&M 6-13.
Parking at One Wood Farm will be available in the front lots behind the Western arena. Fans are encouraged to follow along with in-meet updates on Instagram and Twitter, @GamecockEQ.