Nov. 8, 2013
Despite a significant shakeup in the latest National Collegiate Equestrian Association team rankings, Auburn remains at No. 2, according to the latest release from the NCEA Selection Committee on Friday.
Through two meets, the Tigers have posted big scores with a 15-2 victory over Fresno State and 15-5 win against UT Martin. It is the first time in school history two scores of 15 or better have been recorded in the same year.
Georgia is 2-0, including a big win over South Carolina, and holds the nation’s No. 1 spot as it has the entire season. TCU, which defeated Texas A&M 14-6 last Friday, rocketed to the nation’s No. 3 spot.
Baylor, which picked up a 12-8 win against Oklahoma State on Oct. 26, remains at No. 4 nationally. South Carolina, which dropped a 10-9 decision to Texas A&M on Oct. 25, drops to No. 5.
New Mexico State, which earned victories against Delaware State, Fresno State and Sacred Heart last weekend in Dover, Del., improves to No. 6. Kansas State, which has not competed since Oct. 19, is No. 7.
Oklahoma State, which fell to Baylor on the road before defeating South Dakota State at home, fell to eighth nationally. Texas A&M, which defeated South Carolina but lost to TCU, remains at No. 9. SMU, which defeated South Dakota State last Friday, remains at No. 10.
NCEA rankings will be released twice per month.
The 2014 NCEA Championships take place April 17-19 in Waco, Texas, marking the first year one championship will be contested, rather than separate championships by disciplines.
2013-14 NCEA Rankings (November 8, 2013)
5. South Carolina
6. New Mexico State
7. Kansas State
8. Oklahoma State
9. Texas A&M