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Griffin Knight
Griffin  Knight

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Madisonville, Texas

Event:
Western

04/01/2014

Auburn equestrian lands 12 on All-Academic Team

Equestrian lands 12 on All-Academic Team

03/25/2014

Four Auburn riders earn All-America honors

Four Tigers Riders Earn All-America Honors

02/21/2014

No. 3 Auburn equestrian travels to No. 7 Georgia

No. 3 Auburn Equestrian Travels to No. 7 Georgia

02/14/2014

Auburn equestrian returns home to host No. 10 Texas A&M

Auburn Equestrian Returns Home to Host No. 10 Texas A&M

01/31/2014

Records set in Equestrian win over Delaware State

Records set in Equestrian win over Delaware State

04/16/2016

4-16-16 2016 NCEA Championship Finals

4-16-16 2016 NCEA Championship Finals Anthony Hall

04/16/2016

4-16-16 2016 NCEA Championship Semifinals

4-16-16 2016 NCEA Championship Semifinals Anthony Hall

04/15/2016

04-15-16 2016 NCEA Equestrian Championship Quarterfinals

04-15-16 2016 NCEA Equestrian Championship Quarterfinals Anthony Hall

03/26/2016

3-26-16 SEC Equestrian Championships

3-26-16 SEC Equestrian Championships Georgia vs Auburn Equestrian Anthony Hall

03/05/2016

3-5-16 Texas A&M vs Auburn Equestrian

3-5-16 Texas A&M vs Auburn Equestrian Anthony Hall

Awards and Honors
Auburn Horsemanship Record Holder - Career Meets Competed (65), Career Wins (37), Single Season Wins (14)
2016 NCEA First Team All-America (Horsemanship)
2016 SEC Co-Horsemanship Rider of the Year
2016 All-SEC Team(Horsemanship)
2014 NCEA All-America Honorable Mention (Reining)
2013 SEC Horsemanship Freshman of the Year
NCEA First Team Scholastic All-America (2015, 2016)
NCEA Second Team Scholastic All-America (2014)
NCEA Academic Honor Roll (2014, 2015, 2016)
SEC Academic Honor Roll (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
SEC Horsemanship Rider of the Month (December 2015, March 2016)

2015-16: Concluded her final season with a 19-8 overall record in Western competition ... Broke the Auburn single season Horsemanship record with 14 wins and had only three losses ... Went 5-7 in Reining ... Earned three MOP honors in Horsemanship and one in Reining ... Won 10-straight matches in Horsemanship during the season ... Instrumental in the team's upset of then-No. 1 Georgia, defeated Sammie Johnson with a 72.5-71 win in Horsemanship (11/13) ... Won both Horsemanship and Reining matches in five meets this season - Baylor (1/30), Georgia (2/13), Texas A&M (3/5), Oklahoma State (3/11), Kansas State (4/15) ... Named MOP for both Horsemanship and Reining against the Aggies (3/5) ... Scored a season-high 77.5 in her Horsemanship win at Kansas State (3/12), earning MOP honors ... Helped Auburn capture the SEC crown with a Horsemanship victory vs. Georgia in the championship match (3/26) ... Defeated Avery Ellis of Texas A&M, 154-150, in Horsemanship to help Auburn advance to the NCEA Championship match (4/16) ... Went 5-1 in Horsemanship against SEC opponents during the regular season.

2014-15: Posted a 13-16-1 record, competing in Horsemanship and Reining ... Earned MOP honors in Reining after defeating South Carolina's Sara Bouchard, 70-69.5 ... Named MOP in Auburn's upset victory over No. 4 Kansas State, topping Kara Guy, 68.5-65.5, in Reining... Closed the fall season with a 75.5-74 win over Fresno State's Rachel Williams, earning MOP honors ... Defeated SMU's Morgan Redwine, 75-73.5, in Horsmanship to earn MOP honors ... Was named MOP in Horsemanship after defeating Baylor's Paris Rice, 76-73.5 ... Edged out Texas A&M Rachel Lucht, 75.5-75, earning MOP honors in Horsemanship ... Earned two victories in Auburn's upset win over No. 1 South Carolina at the SEC Championships ... Defeated UT-Martin's Jordan Elmore, 144.5-136.5, in Horsemanship at the NCEA Championships.

2013-14: Finished the season with a 16-13-3 record with 3 MOPs ... In the fall scored a 73 in Horsemanship against Fresno State ... Scored a 72.5 in Horsemanship and a 69 in Reining against UTM ... Scored a 74 in Horsemanship and a 71 in Reining against South Carolina ... Scored a 77.5 in Horsemanship and a 70 in Reining against Georgia ... Scored a 69 in Horsemanship and a 68 in Reining against Baylor ... Recorded a 72.5 in Horsemanship and a 64 in Reining at SMU ... Scored a 73 in Horsemanship and a 69 in Reining at Texas A&M ... Scored a 64.5 in Horsemanship and a 70.5 in Reining against Delaware State ... Scored a 71.5 in Horsemanship and a 66.5 in Reining against Oklahoma State ... Scored a 73.5 in Horsemanship and a 63.5 in Reining against TAMU ... Scored a 65.5 in Horsemanship and a 68.5 in Reining against Georgia ... Scored a 71.5 in Horsemanship and a 66.5 in Reining against South Carolina ... Registered a 76.5 in Horsemanship against New Mexico State ... At the SEC Championship scored a 141 in Horsemanship and a 129 in Reining against Georgia ... Registered a 145.5 in Horsemanship and a 137.5 in Reining against TAMU ... At the NCEA Championship scored a 132.5 in Horsemanship against Kansas State ... Scored a 141 in Reining against South Carolina.

2012-13: Finished the season with a 8-5 record ... In the fall scored a 78 against Oklahoma State in Horsemanship ... Scored a 71 against South Carolina in Horsemanship ... Posted a 72 against Georgia in Horsemanship ... In the spring scored a 70.5 against Fresno State in Horsemanship ... Recorded a 73.5 against Delaware State in Horsemanship ... Registered a 72 against Georgia in Horsemanship ... Scored a 74 against Texas A&M in Horsemanship ... Posted a 72.5 against Baylor in Horsemanship ... Recorded a 72.5 against TCU in Horsemanship ... At SECs scored a 152 against Texas A&M in Horsemanship ... Scored a 126 against South Carolina in Horsemanship.

Prior to Auburn: Graduated from Madisonville High School 3rd in her class with numerous academic achievements including class president, student council, honor society and beta club ... Also played varsity softball for 4 years where she was named best new comer, MVP and first team all-district pitcher ... Competed extensively in the AQHA in both All-around and Reining ... Has multiple top 10 finishes at the Quarter Horse Congress, was top 5 at the AQHYA World Show and has multiple circuit and all-around awards.

Personal: Daughter to Roger (Sonny) and Dawn Knight ... Has one sibling, Sonnye.


Season Event Meets MVP Win Loss Tie
2012-13 Horsemanship 14 0 8 6 0
2013-14 Horsemanship 17 2 7 9 1
2014-15 Horsemanship 17 4 8 8 1
2015-16 Horsemanship 17 3 14 3 0
Career Horsemanship 65 9 37 26 2
Season Event Meets MVP Win Loss Tie
2013-14 Reining 15 1 8 4 3
2014-15 Reining 13 2 5 8 0
2015-16 Reining 12 1 5 7 0
Career Reining 40 4 18 19 3
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