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Collegiate Riding: NCEA Releases Rankings By Event

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Alex Desiderio of Chester, N.J. rides for the Texas A&M University Equestrian Team. Credits: Provided by Texas A&M Athletics
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WACO, Texas — The National Collegiate Equestrian Association announced on Jan. 16, the first set of NCEA Event Rankings for collegiate equestrian, as determined by the NCEA Selection Committee.

In the summer of 2017, the NCEA Board of Directors approved a change to the National Championship format which includes four Event titles that will be included in the April 2018 NCEA National Championship. The Event titles will be determined through a head-to-head bracket format in each of the four events that comprise a head-to-head in-season meet. The Event rankings are determined by the NCEA Selection Committee and are released to the National Championship. The final set of rankings will be used to seed teams for the Event title competitions in Waco, Texas. 

Event rankings are determined at each head-to-head competition based on a variety of data points (Win/Loss; Home/Away; Current Rank of Opponent). The Event rankings may differ from the NCEA Team Rankings that are released every week throughout the season, as they are based solely on the results from the single event in the head-to-head meet.

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Future Event Rankings are scheduled to be released Feb. 15, March 15 and the final seeding will be released in April with the final team rankings.

NCEA action is just getting back underway after the winter break. Some of the top ranked teams, including Georgia, Auburn and Texas A&M have New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York riders on their rosters.

Jan. 16, 2018 Event Rankings:

Equitation On The Flat                               

1. SMU

2. Auburn

3. Texas A&M

4. Fresno St.

5. Delaware St.

6. Georgia

7. Oklahoma St.

8. Ut-Martin

9. South Dakota St.

10. South Carolina     

Equitation Over Fences

1. SMU

2. Georgia

3. Texas A&M

4. Auburn

5. Oklahoma St.

6. Fresno St.

7. UT-Martin

8. South Dakota St.

9. South Carolina

10. TCU         

Horsemanship

1. Georgia

2. South Dakota St.

3. Texas A&M

4. Oklahoma St.

5. Auburn

6. Baylor

7. Fresno St.

8. SMU

9. TCU

10. UT-Martin

Reining

1. Georgia

2. Auburn

3. Oklahoma St.

4. UT-Martin

5. SMU

6. Fresno St.

7. Texas A&M

8. TCU

9. Baylor

10. South Dakota St.

NCAA Equestrian & NCEA National Championship:

The following NCEA event titles and team championships will be held in Waco, Texas on April 18-21, 2018.

  1. National championship event titles will now be awarded in four separate events conducted at the national championship: 4 riders in each event
    1. NCEA Equitation over Fences
    2. NCEA Equitation on the Flat
    3. NCEA Horsemanship
    4. NCEA Reining
  2. National championship discipline titles will now be awarded for two separate disciplines based on the points assigned to teams during the event competitions at the national championship
    1. NCEA Hunter Seat
    2. NCEA Western
  3. National Team Championship will be awarded based on combined discipline team head-to-head bracket competition at the national championship. (4 riders in each event)
  • Schools may qualify teams for each of the event titles – schools do not need to enter teams in both disciplines. Schools with single discipline teams are now eligible for NCEA national titles.
  • All competitive opportunities will be organized in the bracket head-to-head format (event titles and team title).
  • Seeding for the event title competitions will be based on regular season NCEA competitions for the four different events (fences, flat, horsemanship, reining). To be eligible for seeding for any NCEA national championship title, teams are required to compete in a minimum of three head-to-head competitions.

For more information about the event rankings, click here.

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