First NCEA Team Rankings of Spring Semester

The National Collegiate Equestrian Association names the top 10 teams to start the Spring 2015 semester.

From the National Collegiate Equestrian Association

Catch results from the January 29-31 match-ups of NCEA teams. (Credit: Journal)

The National Collegiate Equestrian Association announced its first team rankings of the spring 2015 semester February 3, as determined by the NCEA Selection Committee. 

Baylor University, which opened the spring season Thursday with a win against New Mexico State University, remains at No. 1. TCU, which was idle this past week, is No. 2. The University of South Carolina (No. 3) and Auburn University (No. 4) each earned victories against SMU this past week. The University of Georgia moves up to No. 5 after victories against University of Tennessee-Martin and Kansas State University at Martin, Tennessee. 

Texas A&M notched home victories against Delaware State and New Mexico State and moves up to No. 6. Fresno State remains at No. 7, while SMU, which suffered a pair of defeats to top-five foes this past weekend, is No. 8. Kansas State checks in at No. 9, while New Mexico State is No. 10. 

The 2015 NCEA Championship will take place April 15-18 at the Extraco Events Center in Waco, Texas. 

For more information on the National Collegiate Equestrian Association, please visit www.collegiateequestrian.com or follow @NCEA_Equestrian on Twitter. 

2014-15 NCEA Rankings (February 3, 2015)

  1. Baylor
  2. TCU
  3. South Carolina
  4. Auburn
  5. Georgia
  6. Texas A&M
  7. Fresno State
  8. SMU
  9. Kansas State
  10. New Mexico State

NCEA also announced its January riders of the month February 3:

  • Kara Guy, reining (Kansas State)
  • Bailey Anderson, horsemanship (Georgia)
  • Kylee Arbuckle, equitation on the flat (Georgia)
  • Megan Southam, equitation over fences (Georgia).

Catch results from the January 29-31 match-ups of NCEA teams.