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Jacobs to Compete in AQHA Horsemanship Challenge

May 22, 2013
Courtesy: Texas A&M Athletics
(photo: Texas A&M Athletics)

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M equestrian rising junior Molli Jacobs was chosen by the National Collegiate Equestrian Association (NCEA) riders to compete in the 2013 American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) Horsemanship Challenge, Nov. 20-21 in Oklahoma City.

Jacobs (Dover, Ohio) joins eight other NCEA athletes from eight different universities in the competition, as a part of the AQHA Amateur World Show. Riders were picked based on 2012-13 individual statistics in horsemanship.

The Aggie standout received her first NCEA All-America title, being named Honorable Mention All-America after leading the Aggie horsemanship squad with a 7-4-2 record on the season and adding three Most Outstanding Player (MOP) honors to the tally, including two against top-5 conference teams.

The preliminaries take place Wednesday, November 20 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the finals will take place the evening of November 21.

2013 AQHA Horsemanship Challenge Participants
Kelly Boviard, Kansas State
Lauren Crivelli, Fresno State
Erin Gillette, TCU
Molli Jacobs, Texas A&M

Katy Krshka, Oklahoma State
Johnna Letchworth, South Carolina
Parris Rice, Baylor
Stephanie Rucci, Auburn
Alternate – Paige Stawicki, Georgia

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