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2020 SEC Equestrian Awards announced

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The Southeastern Conference has announced its 2020 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.

The 2020 All-SEC teams are listed below:

Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Madison Sellman, South Carolina

Coach of the Year: Greg Williams, Auburn

Equitation Over Fences Rider of the Year: McKayla Langmeier, Auburn
Equitation on the Flat Rider of the Year: Taylor St. Jacques, Auburn
Horsemanship Rider of the Year: Deanna Green, Auburn
Reining Rider of the Year: Terri-June Granger, Auburn

Freshman Equitation Over Fences Rider of the Year: Ava Stearns, Auburn; Madeline Schaefer, South Carolina
Freshman Equitation on the Flat Rider of the Year: Ava Stearns, Auburn
Freshman Horsemanship Rider of the Year: Olivia Tordoff, Auburn
Freshman Reining Rider of the Year: Kayla Shelnutt, Auburn

All-SEC (Equitation Over Fences)

  • Ali Tritschler, Georgia
  • McKayla Langmeier, Auburn
  • Madeline Schaefer, South Carolina
  • Emma Kurtz, Auburn
  • Jordan Allen, South Carolina
  • Grace Boston, Texas A&M
  • Ava Stearns, Auburn

All-SEC (Equitation on the Flat)

  • McKayla Langmeier, Auburn
  • Taylor St. Jacques, Auburn
  • Madison Sellman, South Carolina
  • Ali Tritschler, Georgia
  • Grace Bridges, Georgia
  • Ava Stearns, Auburn
  • Emma Kurtz, Auburn

All-SEC (Horsemanship)

  • Ashley Davidson, Texas A&M
  • Katie Conklin, Texas A&M
  • Olivia Tordoff, Auburn
  • Deanna Green, Auburn
  • Taylor Searles, Auburn

All-SEC (Reining)

  • Terri-June Granger, Auburn
  • Caroline Gute, South Carolina
  • McKenzie Duncan, South Carolina
  • Darby Gardner, Texas A&M
  • Jordan Carpenter, Georgia

All-Freshman (Fences)

  • Ava Stearns, Auburn
  • Rachel McMullen, Georgia
  • Ceci Bresch, Georgia
  • Jordan Allen, South Carolina
  • Madeline Schaefer, South Carolina

All-Freshman (Flat)

  • Ava Stearns, Auburn
  • Paige Matthies, Auburn
  • Ceci Bresch, Georgia

All-Freshman (Horsemanship)

  • Maddie Spak, Auburn
  • Olivia Tordoff, Auburn
  • Gracie Himes, Georgia
  • Natalie Vargo, South Carolina
  • Kiersten Beckner, South Carolina
  • Cora Wyers, South Carolina

All-Freshman (Reining)

  • Kayla Shelnutt, Auburn
  • Jen Kasper, Auburn
  • Boo Kammerer, Auburn
  • Natalie Vargo, South Carolina

Community Service Team

Emma Crosbie, Auburn
Has volunteered at the Southeastern Equine Rescue for the last three years...Started going at least once a week beginning this year...Spent a lot of time at Storybrook Farm, a facility in neighboring Opelika, Ala., that provides equine assisted activities for children and young adults facing physical, mental, and emotional challenges... Participated in the Auburn Downtown Trick or Treat festival, handing out candy and signing autographs for children in attendance... She has also spent time opening car doors at elementary schools.

Stella Martin, Georgia
Philanthropic chair of the University of Georgia equestrian team...Volunteered at Butterfly Dreams Farm Therapeutic Riding Center...Prepared meals for the Athens Area Homeless Shelter and the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia...Martin has also participated in Shop with a Bulldog and is a part of the Athens-Clarke County Mentorship Program on top of volunteering with the Special Olympics.

Madelynne Herlocker, South Carolina
Activities include work with WG Sanders Middle School...Cat fostering...Curing Kids Cancer...University of South Carolina Week of Giving...Student mentoring...Representative on the Student Athlete Advisory Committee...Part of the Beyond Sports internship program...Coordinated programs for the Families Helping Families organization...Represented the SEC at the Women Leaders in College Sports National Convention last October

Ann Elizabeth Tebow, Texas A&M
As the president of the Texas A&M Student Athlete Advisory Committee, Tebow was in charge of coordinating and orchestrating community projects throughout the Brazos Valley including REVved Up to Reed, Aggies Move.., Aggies Build and the largest student-athlete run food drive in the nation, Aggies Can, which funded over 50,000 meals this year...She also serves as the American Quarter Horse Association's Youth National President and Youth International Committee Chair where she oversees the planning and activities done by the association comprised of over 20,000 youth members...Tebow is a group coordinator and volunteer for Ronald McDonald House Charities. She is a part of the team that serves the College Station Medical Center and Baylor Scott & White Hospital... As volunteers, the group takes a cart of snacks, drinks, toys, and toiletries around to all patient rooms that have an affiliation with minors, such as the NICU and pediatric units...Additionally, Tebow leads a group at the Brazos Valley Food Bank that assists with organizational needs, including assisting with assembly line work for their "backpack" program that works to combat weekend hunger in school-aged children, and sorting of items that are received from grocers that cannot keep them on their shelves, and deciding if they can be accepted or not.