WACO, Texas - The United Equestrian Conference announced its Riders of the Week on Monday, following the second weekend of competition for the 2018-19 season.
EQUITATION ON THE FLAT RIDER OF THE WEEK
Brooke Nelson • Fresno State
- Went 2-1 for the Bulldogs on the road at the Willis Invitational.
- Earned a 63-59 victory over her opponent from UT Martin.
- Picked up a 68-64 victory over her Delaware State opponent.
EQUITATION OVER FENCES RIDER OF THE WEEK
Gabrielle Fournier • Delaware State
- Went 4-0 for the Hornets last week, with all four victories coming in away and neutral site meets.
- Went 3-0 at the Willis Invitational, while posting an average margin of victory of 22 points.
- Earned an 11-point victory on the road over her TCU opponent, beating her, 78-67.
- Beat her Baylor opponent by 25 points on the road, winning her head-to-head by a score of 65-40.
- Defeated her Fresno State opponent, 80-67.
- Beat her UT Martin opponent by 28 points, winning her head-to-head by a score of 68-40.
HORSEMANSHIP RIDER OF THE WEEK
Nicole Campbell • Fresno State
- Went 2-1 for the Bulldogs on the road at the Willis Invitational, while also winning two MOPs.
- Defeated her UT Martin opponent, 76-74. Her score (76) was the highest horsemanship score of the meet and she was named MOP.
- Won her second MOP of the weekend with a 71-68.5 victory over her Delaware State opponent.
- Her 2.5-point margin of victory was the largest margin of victory by a horsemanship rider during the meet.
REINING RIDER OF THE WEEK
Paige Barton • Fresno State
- Posted a 2-1 record for the Bulldogs on the road at the Willis Invitational.
- Earned a 68.5-64 victory over her UT Martin opponent.
- Her score (68.5) against UT Martin tied the event-high score and her 4.5-point margin of victory was the largest margin of victory by a reiner during the meet.
- Won her point against Delaware State, 69-68.