NCEA ANNOUNCES 2018 ARIAT ALL-AMERICA TEAMS
Georgia's Maddy Darst earned two first-team All-America citations.


NCEA ANNOUNCES 2018 ARIAT ALL-AMERICA TEAMS
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

 

WACO, Texas — The National Collegiate Equestrian Association on Wednesday announced its 2018 Ariat All-America Teams.

The top-four riders per event were selected and named Ariat First-Team All-America by the NCEA Selection Committee. The next four riders per event were named Ariat Second-Team All-America, while the Ariat Honorable Mention All-Americans were selected via the established criteria below. There shall be no limit on how many riders receive this award, provided they meet the following criteria:

  1. Must have a 67 percent or higher winning percentage, excluding ties
  2. Compete in a minimum of five competitions in the NCEA format
  3. Have at least an adjusted NRS score of: 85 for flat; 90 for fences; 77 for reining; 80 for horsemanship

Georgia, Auburn, and Texas A&M all collected the most All-America citations with nine, followed by Oklahoma State with six. Auburn and Georgia had the most first-team All-America awards with four, followed by Texas A&M who had three.

The 2018 NCEA National Championship will take place April 18-21, 2018 at the Extraco Events Center in Waco, Texas. It marks the 12th consecutive year that the City of Waco, McLennan Country, and Baylor Athletics have hosted the national championship.

 

EQUITATION OVER FENCES

First Team

Caitlin Boyle, Auburn

Rebekah Chenelle, Texas A&M

Maddy Darst, Georgia

Rachael Hake, Texas A&M

Second Team

Alex Desiderio, Texas A&M

Lauren Fabiano, South Carolina

Abbie Hopkins, UT Martin

Taylor St. Jacques, Auburn

Honorable Mention

Caroline Dance, Texas A&M

Nora Gray, SMU

Vivian Yowan, SMU

 

EQUITATION ON THE FLAT

First Team

Maddy Darst, Georgia

Hayley Iannotti, Auburn

Jayme Omand, TCU

Taylor St. Jacques, Auburn

Second Team

Hayley Anderson, Delaware State

Caitlin Boyle, Auburn

Rebekah Chenelle, Texas A&M

Addyson Cord, Georgia

Honorable Mention

Abigail Brayman, Oklahoma State

Grace Bridges, Georgia

Kendall Pedigo, Oklahoma State

 

HORSEMANSHIP

First Team

Bailey Anderson, Georgia

Laska Anderson, TCU

Avery Ellis, Texas A&M

Harley Huff, Oklahoma State

Second Team

Abbi Demel, Baylor

Deanna Green, Auburn

Kelsey Jung, Auburn

Graysen Stroud, Georgia

Honorable Mention

Madison Anger, Georgia

Bailey Cook, Texas A&M

Jamie Cook, TCU

Ashley Davidson, Texas A&M

Elizabeth Forney, Baylor

Taeya Harle, Fresno State

 

REINING

First Team

Paige Barton, Fresno State

Terri June Granger, Auburn

Holly Lansidel, SMU

Annabeth Payne, Georgia

Second Team

Adrianna Adams, TCU

Ebba Lange, Oklahoma State

Hannah Mitchell, Oklahoma State

Graysen Stroud, Georgia

Honorable Mention

Stephanie Helsen, Oklahoma State

Kalee McCann, Texas A&M

Noel Meadows, UT Martin

Alexa Rivard, Auburn

Maddy Williams, UT Martin

 

 

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