South Carolina New No. 1 in NCEA Rankings
Several top-seeded teams drop in the latest National Collegiate Equestrian Association rankings.
March 3, 2015
For the first time this season, the University of South Carolina is the nation’s No. 1 collegiate equestrian team according to the latest national team rankings from the National Collegiate Equestrian Association, as determined by the NCEA Selection Committee and announced on Tuesday.
Following a pair of Baylor University losses and a South Carolina win against Auburn University, the Gamecocks move into the No. 1 spot for the first time this year. The University of Georgia, which defeated Texas A&M University Saturday, moves to No. 2. Baylor drops to No. 3, while TCU is No. 4 and Oklahoma State University is No. 5.
Fresno State University moves up one spot to No. 6, while Auburn is No. 7. Texas A&M (No. 8), Kansas State University (No. 9) and SMU (No. 10) round out the national top-10.
The 2015 NCEA Championship will take place April 15-18 at the Extraco Events Center in Waco, Texas.
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2014-15 NCEA Rankings (March 3, 2015)
- South Carolina
- Oklahoma State
- Fresno State
- Texas A&M
- Kansas State
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