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Stephanie Rucci
Stephanie Rucci

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Alpharetta, Ga.

Event:
Western

  • 2013 Second-Team All-American Horsemanship
  • 2013 All-SEC Equestrian Horsemanship

Senior (2013-14):In the fall scored a 76.5 in horsemanship against Fresno State...scored a 68 in horsemanship against UTM... scored a 70.5 in horsemanship against South Carolina...scored a 72 in horsemanship and a 69 in reining against Georgia...scored a 72.5 in horsemanship against Baylor...scored a 72.5 in horsemanship and a 66.5 in reining against SMU...scored a 72.5 in horsemanship at Texas A&M...In the spring scored a 39.5 in horsemanship and a 69 in reining against Delaware State...scored a 70 in horsemanship and a 71 in reining against Oklahoma State...scored a 73 in horsemanship and a 66.5 in reining against TAMU...scored a 70 in the horsemanship and a 69.5 in reining against Georgia...scored a 63.5 in reining and a 73.5 in horsemanship against South Carolina...scored a 76.5 in horsemanship and a 71.5 in reining against New Mexico State...at the SEC Championship scored a 144 in horsemanship and a 129 in reining against Georgia...registered a 139 in reining and 148.5 in horsemanship against TAMU.

Junior (2012-13): Finished the season 11-16-1 with 3 MOPs ... In the fall scored a 74.5 against Oklahoma State in horsemanship and a 69.5 in reining ... Scored a 76 against South Carolina in horsemanship and a 71 in reining ... Posted a 72 against Texas A&M in horsemanship and a 65.5 in reining ... Scored a 73 against Georgia in horsemanship and a 69 in reining ... Recorded a 70.5 in horsemanship against Fresno State and a 69 in reining ... Registered a 72 against Kansas State in horsemanship and a 67 in reining ... Scored a 77.5 against South Carolina in horsemanship and a 71 in reining ... Posted a 68 against Delaware State in horsemanship and a 68 in reining ... Recorded a 75.5 against Georgia in horsemanship and a 67 in reining ... Scored a 73.5 against Texas A&M in horsemanship and a 71.5 in reining ... Posted a 74.5 against Baylor in horsemanship and a 70 in reining ... Scored a 74.5 against TCU in horsemanship and a 73 in reining ... At SECs scored a 133.5 against Texas A&M in horsemanship and a 143.5 in reining ... Posted a 145 against South Carolina in horsemanship and a 130 in reining ... At NCEA Championships scored a 147 against Baylor in horsemanship and a 137 in reining ... Scored a 145.5 against Oklahoma State in horsemanship and a 121 in reining ... Named Second Team All-American in horsemanship and All-SEC Equestrian Team in horsemanship.

Sophomore (2011-12): Finished the season with a 15 - 13 - 0 record and 3 MVPs ... In the fall scored a 73 against Tennessee Martin in reining ... In the fall scored a 77 against TCU in horsemanship and a 77 in reining ... scored a 66 against South Carolina in horsemanship and a 67.5 in reining ... scored a 73 against Kansas State in horsemanship and a 0 in reining ... scored a 68 against Delaware State in horsemanship ... scored a 72 against SDSU in horsemanship and a 70.5 in reining ... scored a 73 against Georgia in horsemanship and a 68.5 in reining ... In the Spring scored a 72.5 against South Carolina in horsemanship and a 64.5 in reining ... scored a 72.5 against OSU in horsemanship and a 69 in reining ... scored a 61.5 against Georgia in horsemanship and a 69.5 in reining ... scored a 69 against NM state in reining ... scored a 73.5 against Fresno State in horsemanship ... at SECs scored a 143.5 against South Carolina in horsemanship and a 136.5 in reining ... at the NCEA championships scored a 146.5 against South Carolina in horsemanship and a 131 in reining, scored a 141.5 against Fresno State in horsemanship and 138.5 in reining, scored a 147.5 against TCU in horsemanship and a 141 in reining ... named the Most Outstanding Player for reining at the 2012 National Collegiate Equestrian Championships and was named a second-team Academic Honoree ... Chosen to represent Auburn University at the 2012 Collegiate Reining Championships.

Freshman (2010-11): In the fall, earned an MVP in horsemanship with a score of 73 against Kansas State ... Scored a 72.5 against Fresno State ... Scored a 66.5 in reining against Georgia ... In the Spring, earned an MVP against UT-Martin in reining with a score of 70.5 ... Scored a 72 in horsemanship against Georgia ... Scored a 72 on the flat against South Carolina ... Scored a 72.5 against Kansas State ... Scored a 149 in horsemanship against TCU ... Inducted into the NSCS at Auburn.

Prior to Auburn: Attended Alpharetta High School and was a four-year honor roll student ... Earned a superior in horsemanship, trail and equitation at home showing ... Novice Youth All-Around Congress Champion in 2008 ... Congress Youth Equitation 15-18 Finalist in 2009 ... Qualified for the semifinals in showmanship at the 2009 AQHA World Show ... Dixie National All-Around Champion in 2010 ... Qualified in All-Around events for AQHA World Show in 2008 through 2010 ... Was a finalist in horsemanship and equitation at the 2011 AQHYA World Championship Show ... Made the finals in horsemanship at the 2011 AQHYA World Championship Show and finished in 13th place out of about 200 riders ... Won numerous All-Around awards at state shows in Tennessee and Georgia ... Multiple GQHA and HQHA All-Around championships and year-end awards.

Personal:Daughter of Ed and Christine Rucci and sister to Liz... Came to Auburn for the atmosphere, the school spirit and the welcoming people ... Greatest Auburn moment to date was winning Nationals and earning her first rundown on Tee ... Majoring in Business.

Season Event Meets MVP Win Loss Tie
2010-11 Horsemanship 13 1 6 7 0
2011-12 Horsemanship 13 2 9 4 0
2012-13 Horsemanship 15 2 9 5 1
2013-14 Horsemanship 15 1 6 8 1
Career Horsemanship 56 6 30 24 2
Season Event Meets MVP Win Loss Tie
2010-11 Reining 9 1 3 6 0
2011-12 Reining 14 2 6 8 0
2012-13 Reining 14 1 3 10 1
2013-14 Reining 10 3 7 2 1
Career Reining 49 5 20 26 2