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Grace Socha
Grace Socha

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Glenville, N.Y.

Event:
Director of Operations

Senior (2011-12): Finished the season with an 11-11-1 record and withone MVP ... In the fall scored an 84 against Tennessee Martin on the flat ... scored a 69 against TCU on the flat and a 78 over fences ... scored a 73 against South Carolina on the flat and a 78 over fences ... scored a 65 against Tennessee Martin over fences ... scored an 82 against Delaware State on the flat ... scored an 84 against SDSU over fences ... scored an 84 against Georgia on the flat and an 80 over fences ... In the Spring scored a 82 against South Carolina over fences ... scored an 81 against Georgia over fences ... scored a 72 against NM state on the flat and an 82 over fences ... scored a 84 against Fresno State on the flat and a 76 over fences ... at SECs scored a 160 against South Carolina on the flat and a 142 over fences ... at the NCEA championships scored a 157 against Kansas State over fences, scored a 136 against Baylor on the flat and a 142 over fences, scored a 139 against Georgia on the flat and a 157 over fences.

Junior (2010-11): In the fall, scored an 84 in hunt seat over the fences against South Dakota State ... Scored an 82 on the flat against Delaware State ... Scored an 88 over the fences against Delaware State ... Scored an 81 over the fences against SMU ... Scored an 86 over the fences against Georgia ... In the spring, scored a 78 on the flats against UT-Martin ... Scored an 84 on the flats against Georgia ... Earned an MVP on the flats with a score of 87 against South Carolina ... Earned another MVP with a score of 86 over the fences against Oklahoma State ... Scored a 79 over the fences against Kansas State ... Scored a 152 in the SEC Championship on the flats and a 166 over the fences against Georgia ... Scored a 163 in the quarterfinals against TCU ... Was named the over the fences MVP in the National Championship against Georgia ... Earned All-American honors for the 2010-2011 season.

Sophomore (2009-10): Finished the season with a 9-4 record over fences with three MVPs ... In the fall, scored a 76 against Southern Methodist ... Scpred an 87 against Texas Christian ... Scored an 85 against South Carolina ... Scored an 89 against Texas A&M ... Scored an 87 against Sacred Heart ... In the spring, scored an 89 against New Mexico State ... Scored an 89 against Baylor ... Scored an 84 against Georgia ... Scored an 84 against Kansas State ... At SECs, scored a 173 to defeat South Carolina ... At the VENCs, scored a 171 to defeat Kansas State, a 160 against South Carolina and a 147 against Georgia in the championship round.

Freshman (2008-09): Scored an 84 over fences against Georgia ... Scored an 83 against Delaware State ... Scpred an 85 against South Carolina ... Scored an 85 at Georgia ... Scored an 85 against Baylor ... Scored a 79 against Kansas State ... Scored a 171 against Kansas State at the VENCs ... Scored a 156 against Baylor at the VENCs ... Scored a 160 against Georgia at the VENCs.

Prior to Auburn: Competed in the Junior Hunters at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, Fla. ... Winner of the 2006 Sharon Lee Steffee Sportmanship Award ... 2007 East Coast Junior Hunter Finals Champion.

Personal: Daughter of Michael and Sara Socha and sister to Lizabeth and Zoe ... Began riding at 3-years-old ... Has two dogs, Nova and Bruce ... Is an aunt of three: Ruby, Elke and Iver ... Came to Auburn for the family atmosphere, Auburn pride and equestrian ... Greatest Auburn moment to date is winning the 2010-11 National Championship ... Majoring in Health Promotion.