SEC names October Equestrian Riders of the Month
October Riders of the Month
Fences Rider of the Month
Elli Ferrigno, Auburn
Ferrigno started the season with a 4-0-0 mark in Fences to lead the Tigers. Won three-straight MOPs on the road to start the season. Three of her four wins were on the road. Three of her scores are among the Top 5 on the team so far this season. With her help, the Tigers swept Fresno State and UT Martin in Fences. Scored an 88 on the road to start the year at Georgia.
Flat Rider of the Month
Mary Grace Segars, Auburn
Segars kicked off the year with a perfect 4-0-0 mark for the Tigers in Flat. Three of her four wins were on the road. Earned the first MOP of her career at No. 9 Fresno State. Scored a career-high 93 in her win at UC Davis. Averaged 6.75 win margin over four matches. Helped the Tigers go 7-1-1 in the last two meets in the event.
Horsemanship Riders of the Month
Jilian Stopperich, Georgia
Stopperich won points in all three of the meets she competed in. Defeated a conference opponent and won MOP honors for her ride.
Maddie Spak, Auburn
Spak had the best start to a season for her career, going 4-0-0 in October. Her MOP at UC Davis was the first of her career where she defeated her opponent by 23.5 points. Helped the Tigers go 8-2-0 over the last two meets of the month in Horsemanship.
Reining Rider of the Month
Ariana Gray, Texas A&M
Gray improved her season record to 5-0 after posting a 3-0 mark in October, including two wins in SEC action. Earned one MOP after defeating Raegan Shepherd of Georgia, 72.5-71, at Georgia.