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2017 SEC Equestrian Awards announced

253 days ago
SEC Staff
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The Southeastern Conference has announced its 2017 equestrian awards, recognizing standout performances throughout the past season. The awards were voted on by the league's four head coaches.

Five athletes per event are selected for the All-SEC Team and SEC All-Freshman Team, while ties were not broken. An athlete must participate in a minimum of five competitions for a respective event during the season to be eligible for All-SEC or SEC All-Freshman recognition.

The 2017 NCEA Championship presented by the City of Waco and McLennan County will take place April 13-15 in Waco, Texas.

The 2017 All-SEC teams are listed below:

Coach of the Year: Meghan Boenig, Georgia

Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Bailey Mierzejewski, South Carolina

Equitation Over Fences Rider of the Year: Meg O'Mara, Georgia
Equitation On The Flat Rider of the Year: Meg O'Mara, Georgia
Horsemanship Rider of the Year: Avery Ellis, Texas A&M
Reining Rider of the Year: Caroline Gute, South Carolina

Freshman Equitation Over Fences Rider of the Year: Sydney Hutchins, Georgia
Freshman Equitation On The Flat Rider of the Year: Sydney Hutchins, Georgia
Freshman Horsemanship Rider of the Year: Kara Kaufmann, Auburn
Freshman Reining Rider of the Year: Caroline Gute, South Carolina

Equitation Over Fences All-SEC Team
Ashley Foster, Auburn
Caitlin Boyle, Auburn
Meg O'Mara, Georgia
Madison Sellman, South Carolina
Sydney Smith, South Carolina
Rachael Hake, Texas A&M
Rebekah Chenelle, Texas A&M

Equitation On The Flat All-SEC Team
Tory Hoft, Auburn
Hayley Iannotti, Auburn
Ashley Foster, Auburn
Meg O'Mara, Georgia
Chloe Schmidt, South Carolina
Rebekah Chenelle, Texas A&M

Horsemanship All-SEC Team
Kara Kaufmann, Auburn
Bailey Anderson, Georgia
Bailey Mierzejewski, South Carolina
Sarah Orsak, Texas A&M
Kaci Fisher, Texas A&M
Avery Ellis, Texas A&M

Reining All-SEC Team
Alexa Rivard, Auburn
Claudia Spreng, Georgia
Caroline Gute, South Carolina
Haley Franc, Texas A&M
Sarah Kate Grider, Texas A&M
Madison Bohman, Texas A&M

Equitation Over Fences SEC All-Freshman Team
Sydney Hutchins, Georgia
Madison Sellman, South Carolina

Equitation Over Flat SEC All-Freshman Team
Sydney Hutchins, Georgia
Madison Sellman, South Carolina

Horsemanship SEC All-Freshman Team
Kara Kaufmann, Auburn

Reining SEC All-Freshman Team
Caroline Gute, South Carolina
Jordan Scott, South Carolina