The Big 12 Conference has announced its Scholar-Athlete of the Year recipients for the 2014-15 winter sport season.
The National Collegiate Equestrian Association on Wednesday named 40 Big 12 student-athletes to the Beval Saddlery Academic Teams, including 17 First Team selections. The La Hacienda Academic Honor Roll also included 64 conference student-athletes.
Big 12 Rider of the Month honors for March have been announced, as voted on by the league's coaches. In Equitation on the Flat, Kaitlin Perry (TCU) was named Rider of the Month, while Sam Schaefer (Baylor) and Kenley Adkins (K-State) shared the honor for Equitation on the Flat. In Western, Katy Krshka (Oklahoma State) is the Rider of the Month for Reigning and Danielle Kemper (K-State) and Megan McMullen (TCU) tied for Horsemanship honors.
The National Collegiate Equestrian Association announced its 2015 All-America Teams, as determined by the NCEA Selection Committee, with 17 Big 12 student-athletes being recognized.
Selection and seeding has been determined for the 2015 National Collegiate Equestrian Association National Championship, set to take place April 15-18 at the Extraco Events Center in Waco, Texas, the NCEA Selection Committee announced Tuesday. Each of the Big 12's four teams are seeded in the top 10.
Hancock knows how to balance riding on the TCU equestrian team and keeping up with her 4.0 GPA to stay TCU's Chancellors Scholar.
The Baylor Bears are the 2015 Big 12 Equestrian Champions, after defeating Kansas State, 11-8 on Saturday at Turning Point Ranch in Springtown, Texas.
The Baylor Bears and the Kansas State Wildcats will compete for the 2015 Big 12 Equestrian Championship on Saturday at Turning Point Ranch in Springtown, Texas. Baylor defeated in-state rival TCU, 14-6 in Friday's semifinal action while K-State pulled off a 10-8 win over defending conference champion Oklahoma State.
For the first time in school history, the Baylor equestrian team will be the No. 1 seed at the Big 12 Equestrian Championship. The event is scheduled to take place March 27-28 at Turning Point Ranch in Springtown, Texas. TCU will host the championship for the first time since joining the league.
A total of 58 student-athletes have been named to the 2015 Academic All-Big 12 Equestrian Team.
Big 12 Rider of the Month honors for February have been announced, as voted on by the league's coaches. In Equitation on the Flat, Kari Kancock (TCU) was named Rider of the Month, while teammate Megan McMullen was honored in the Horsemanship discipline. Sam Schaefer (Baylor) won the honor for Equitation over Fences. Katy Krshka (Oklahoma State) is the Rider of the Month for Reigning.
Five equestrian student-athletes were recognized with Big 12 Rider of the Month honors for competition during the month of November.