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Seven Gamecocks Named to All-SEC Teams
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Seven Gamecocks Named to All-SEC Teams

BIRMINGHAM, AL — The Southeastern Conference has announced its 2023 Equestrian awards, recognizing standout performances throughout the past season. The awards were voted on by the league’s four head coaches, with seven Gamecocks being recognized.

The 2023 Equestrian All-SEC teams and honors are listed below:

Natalie Jayne

Freshman Fences Rider of the Year / All-Freshman (Fences)

  • Made starts in all 13 meets in both Jumping Seat disciplines as a Freshman
  • Finished 8-5-0 in Fences, tying for the most wins in the event on the team
  • Earned two MOPs in Fences – tied for fourth-most as a freshman in the record books
  • Recorded a 92 against No. 1 SMU in Fences for the highest score this season in the event, the sixth-highest score in program history and the first 92 for the Gamecocks since 2014
  • Named SEC Fences Rider of the Month in February

Trinity Hammerschmidt

All-SEC (Flat)

  • Began the season 6-0-0 on the Flat, finishing 8-5-0 with an MOP against Minnesota-Crookston
  • Received NCEA All-America honor (Second Team) for the second time in her career, and is just the fifth Gamecocks to earn All-America honors on the Flat in program history
  • Recorded four wins against top-10 teams including SEC foes Auburn and Texas A&M
  • Tallied a 90 against SMU, the second highest score for the season and the fifth highest in program history
  • Led her fellow Flat riders in winning percentage (61.5), and had a 6.7 average winning margin during the regular season
Trinity Hammerschmidt

Emma Lane

All-SEC (Reining)

  • SEC Reining Rider of the Month (Nov. ’22)
  • Finished 7-5-0, leading the team in total wins for the event
  • Her seven wins is tied for 10th in the record book for most wins as a junior in Reining
  • Recorded a career high 76.5 in the event for the highest score this season
  • In the fall, defeated her Georgia opponent in a tie-breaking final ride to give the Gamecocks the 10-9 win and their third ranked win of the season
  • Secured five of the team’s seven MOPs in Reining
  • Holds the No. 2 spot for most MOPs in a season in the event, and is tied for No. 1 for most MOPs in Reining as a junior
Emma Lane

Mary Hunter Millet

All-Freshman (Flat) 

  • Started in seven of 13 meets for the Gamecocks as a freshman
  • Secured a season high of 87 against No. 1 SMU
  • Her 87 was the fifth-highest score in the event this season
  • Defeated SEC foe Catalina Peralta of Georgia 77-73 in her first career start (Nov. 12, 2022)
Mary Hunter Millet

Alyssa Jipping

All-Freshman (Horsemanship)

  • Made starts in 11 of 13 meets for the Gamecocks
  • Secured four wins all against top-10 opponents
  • Posted a season hihg 73.5 against No. 2 Auburn to round out the regular season
  • Held her opponents to an average win margin of just 0.1
Alyssa Jipping

Carly Jenkins

All-Freshman (Horsemanship)

  • Made 11 starts in 13 meets
  • Earned a point for the Gamecocks in her career debut against Delaware State, 73.5-72.5
  • Defeated her top-10 ranked Texas A&M opponent in the fall, then set her new season/career high against the Aggies in the spring with a 75.5, the third-highest score in the event this season
  • Also holds the fourth highest score of the year with a 75 against No. 2 Auburn
Carly Jenkins

Emilia Reutimann

Community Service Team

  • Recorded 48 service hours for the 2022-23 season
  • Passed out candy to children during the Women’s Basketball Trick or Treating event
  • Helped sort donations for the supply drive during the Week of Giving
  • Donated blood during blood drive
  • Donated items to the Gamecock Pantry
  • Participated throughout the academic year at a local middle school and served as a mentor in the Generation Gamecock Mentoring program
  • Helped with event needs for Artists for Africa
  • Participated with Connect Lab helping children with Autism throughout the summer
Emilia Reutimann