March 15, 2011

FRESNO, Calif. - Texas A&M remained atop the latest edition of the Women's Intercollegiate Equestrian National Coaches Poll, released Tuesday.

The Aggies (9-1) received 69 points and sit seven ahead of the No. 2 team, Georgia (62 points). Auburn is third, followed by Oklahoma State, Baylor, South Carolina, Kansas State, TCU, Fresno State and New Mexico State.

A&M has topped the poll since the middle of November, when it earned the first No. 1 ranking in program history.

The collegiate coaches competing under the Varsity Equestrian Championship umbrella initiated the national poll. The next ranking is scheduled for Tuesday, March 29.

Texas A&M is idle before returning to action at No. 9 Fresno State next Saturday (March 26). The Aggies then host the Big 12 Championships on April 1 & 2 at the Brazos County Expo Complex in Bryan.

Women's Intercollegiate Equestrian National Coaches Poll
(March 15, 2011)

Rank  Team (Points)
1. Texas A&M (69)
2. UGA (62)
3. Auburn (55)
4. Oklahoma State (47)
5. Baylor (42)
6. South Carolina (31)
7. Kansas State (27)
8. TCU (20)
9. Fresno State (19)
10. New Mexico State (7)

Also receiving votes: UTM (5), and SMU (1)