WACO, Texas — There was plenty of movement in the latest National Collegiate Equestrian Association Farnam Team Rankings as determined by the NCEA Selection Committee with local riders making an impact.
As of Oct. 9, No. 1 Auburn remained on top of the coach's poll with Texas A&M sliding into the No. 2 spot. Baylor and SMU jumped up to No. 3 and No. 4. Georgia dropped down to No. 5 following a loss to South Carolina. The No. 6, No. 7, and No. 8 spots went to TCU, Oklahoma State, and South
The South Carolina equestrian team earned its first win of the season after downing No. 2-ranked Georgia, 10-9, on Oct. 5 at One Wood Farm in Blythewood.
The Gamecocks’ Madison Sellman, of Honeoye Falls, N.Y. earned Most Outstanding Player honors. In equitation over fences, Sellman topped Sydeny Hutchins, 88-84, on Tattoo.
Meanwhile in Springtown, Texas, Texas A&M’s Caroline Dance of West Chester, Pa. and Janelle Henningsen tied at 82 as Texas A&M rallied to defeat No. 6 TCU, 9-8, on Oct. 5 at Turning Point Ranch.
In Felton, Del., Delaware State posted a 5-4 victory over Sweet Briar in a Hunt Seat only equestrian contest at the Dovington Training Center.
Sweet Briar won the Fences competition 4-1. Maggie Fraley, a freshman from White Haven, Pa.earned a point for Sweet Briar. Zoe Kirsch of Pittstown, N.J. posted Delaware State’s lone Fences win with a score of 81 aboard “King.”
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