Griffin Knight
Griffin  Knight

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Madisonville, Texas

Event:
Western

  • 2012-13 SEC Freshman of the Year in Horsemanship
  • 2013-14 NCEA All-America Honorable Mention Reining
  • 2014-15 All-Academic First Team
  • 2014-15 NCEA Academic Honor Roll

Junior (2014-15): Posted a 13-16-1 record, competing in Horsemanship and Reining ... Named to the All-Academic First Team and NCEA Academic Honor Roll ... 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.

Sophomore (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.

Freshman (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 ... At NCEA Championships scored a 149 against Baylor in Horsemanship and a 148.5 against Oklahoma State in Horsemanship ... Named SEC Freshman of the Year 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
Career Horsemanship 48 6 23 23 2
Season Event Meets MVP Win Loss Tie
2013-14 Reining 15 1 8 4 3
2014-15 Reining 13 2 5 8 0
Career Reining 28 3 13 12 3
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