Auburn Maintains No. 1 Spot in Latest Equestrian Poll
Feb. 1, 2012
Columbia, S.C. -
The Auburn Tigers are still atop the collegiate equestrian world, but they have a new team on their tails. Georgia, ranked fourth at the beginning of the season, has continued to move up, and now finds itself ranked second in the latest Women’s Intercollegiate Equestrian National Coaches Poll.
Texas A&M falls to No. 3 in the poll after closing out its fall schedule with a one-point loss at Baylor on Nov. 18. The Aggies had been ranked second all season until now.
The Baylor Bears maintain their fourth spot in the poll. But Oklahoma State, coming off an impressive win at South Carolina on Jan. 29, moves up one spot to No. 5. Kansas State, which had been ranked fifth, falls back to No. 6.
South Carolina is still ranked seventh, as the Gamecocks are coming off a loss at home to the Cowgirls on Sunday.
TCU starts the spring where it ended the fall, ranked eighth, followed by New Mexico State, which holds steady at No. 9.
SMU and Tennessee-Martin close out the Top-10, as both schools tied for the tenth spot.
The collegiate coaches competing under the Varsity Equestrian Championship umbrella initiated the national poll.
The poll will be released bi-monthly with the next announcement scheduled for Feb. 15, 2012.
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