No. 7 Equestrian To Take on No. 2 Auburn for Final Meet of the Regular Season
BLYTHEWOOD, SC – The No. 7 ranked South Carolina Equestrian team (5-5, 1-4) will hit the road to take on No. 2 Auburn (8-2, 4-1) for the final meet of the regular season on Friday, March 3 at 4:00 p.m. EST.
LAST TIME OUT
South Carolina last faced the No. 1 SMU Mustangs at home, falling 13-7. Despite the loss, the Gamecocks recorded their highest raw score of the season at 1552.0. The Gamecocks tied with the Mustangs in Western 5-5, and were defeated in Jumping Seat 8-2. Junior captain Emma Lane earned her fifth MOP honor of the season in Reining.
SCOUTING THE TIGERS
The No. 2 ranked Auburn Tigers last defeated South Carolina in the fall, 13-6 (Nov. 4). The Gamecocks saw two MOP honors on the day, with Madeline Schaefer earning the nod for her 89-86 win on Dento, and Emma Lane receiving the honor for her 72 on Sparky. Auburn leads the overall series 31-16.
The Tigers head into Friday’s meet coming off a huge upset against No. 1 SMU, defeating the Mustangs 15-5 at home. Auburn picked up three MOPs on the day, coming from Freshman Alexia Tordoff in Reining, senior Ava Stearns in Fences, and Emma Kurtz on the Flat.
Fans are encouraged to follow along with in-meet updates on Twitter and Instagram, @GamecockEQ.