equestrian

Gamecock Equestrian Concludes Fall Schedule at Auburn

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) — The University of South Carolina equestrian team concludes the fall season on Friday, Nov. 18, when it takes on Southeastern Conference rival Auburn University. The meet begins at 3 p.m. CT (4 p.m. ET) at the Auburn University Horse Center in Auburn, Ala. Friday’s competition begins with equitation over fences and horsemanship running simultaneously. After a…

Gamecock Western Pair Named SEC Riders of the Month

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) — University of South Carolina equestrian student-athletes Paige Stopperich and Raegan Renfroe were honored as SEC Riders of the Month for October, the league office announced Wednesday. Both Stopperich and Renfroe are first-time monthly winners. Stopperich was honored as SEC Rider of the Month in horsemanship after winning both of her competitions last month. The junior earned her first career M.O.P. honor and…

Gamecock Equestrian Rises To No. 6 In Latest NCEA Rankings

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) — The University of South Carolina equestrian team moved up two spots to No. 6 in the latest NCEA national rankings, which were released on Wednesday. The Gamecocks had been ranked eighth in each previous edition of the top-10 poll. South Carolina (3-1, 1-1 SEC) owns three victories over NCEA top-10 competition, including last week’s win…

No. 8 Gamecocks Earn Dramatic 9-8 Victory over No. 2 Georgia

BLYTHEWOOD, S.C. — A huge early-season showdown went the way of the Gamecocks on Sunday morning as the eighth-ranked University of South Carolina equestrian team edged No. 2 Georgia, 9-8, at One Wood Farm. Carolina is now 2-1 (1-1 SEC) with the win. Much like last week’s matchup with Texas A&M, the battle between the Gamecocks and Bulldogs went down to…

Gamecock Equestrian/Volleyball Postponed Due to Hurricane Matthew

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) – In anticipation of Hurricane Matthew, the University of South Carolina’s equestrian and volleyball matches versus the University of Georgia, scheduled for Friday, Oct. 7, have been postponed. A decision regarding Saturday’s football game against Georgia will be made later this week in consultation with state and local officials. In alignment with Richland County Government, the…