WACO, Texas — The National Collegiate Equestrian Association announced its latest Farnam Team Rankings for collegiate equestrian, as determined by the NCEA Selection Committee.
The Georgia Bulldogs claim the top spot for the fifth consecutive week after a road win against the Auburn Tigers. Texas A&M holds at No. 2 following a week off from competition and SMU jumps ahead to No. 3 after being crowned the Masterson's Farm Invitational Champion with two wins on the road against conference competitors.
Auburn drops down to No. 4 in the rankings as Oklahoma State jumps back up to No. 5 with a win against TCU this past weekend. Fresno moves to the No. 6 position after a 1-1 weekend at the Masterson's Farm Invitational and gaining a win against Delaware State. Baylor takes the No. 7 spot in this week's rankings.
UT-Martin jumps ahead to No. 8 after a win in the first round of the Masterson's Farm Invitational. TCU drops to No. 9 following a loss to OSU. The South Carolina Gamecocks are now at the No. 10 position.
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FARNAM Top 10 Rankings (Nov.. 14)
- Texas A&M
- Oklahoma State
- South Carolina
Latest NCEA Action
No. 1 Georgia defeated No. 3 Auburn, 12-8, on Nov. 10 at the Auburn University Equestrian Center. The Bulldogs improve to 5-0 on the season and 3-0 in Southeastern Conference action.
Georgia's Equitation Over Fences squad jumped to a 3-2 advantage over Auburn. UGA's Emma Mandarino, of Bedminster, N.J. scored an 85 to better Taylor St. Jacques' 83 and help her team win.
The South Dakota State equestrian team defeated Minnesota-Crookston 18-2 on Nov. 10 at the DeHaan Equestrian Center.
In Equitation on the Flat, SDSU swept 5-0 with Taylor Duerr, of Rochester, N.Y. earning one of those points with a 75-67 winning score.
SDSU improves to 2-3 on the season.
The Centenary University’s Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) team competed at the North Jersey Equestrian Center on Nov. 11. The team was champion with a total of 37 points.
Earning blue ribbons for the Cyclones were Skylar Laakso in open fences; Shelby Keefe, open flat; Angela Cammarata, intermediate fences; Jennifer Leddy and Coby Hildebrant, novice fences; Matt Drohan and Samantha Terry, novice flat and Taylor Crews and Kathrine Newman in walk, trot, canter.
The Centenary University Intercollegiate Dressage Association, (IDA), Team hosted its first home show of the season and closed the day undefeated for the fall semester.
Mary Finnegan placed first in lower training and was the day’s High Point Rider.
In Upper Training Hannah Walker placed first.
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