The Fresno State equestrian team hosted its final home competition of the 2011-12 season Saturday with a Red and Blue team scrimmage.
Fresno State defeated UTM on day two of Best in the West, sweeping the competition to earn the tournament win.
On Day one of Best in the West Fresno State defeated TCU and finished tied with UTM after two events.
The Fresno State equestrian team kicked off the 2012 season with a Red vs. Blue team scrimmage at the Student Horse Center where sophomore Hillary West earned two MVP honors.
The Fresno State Equestrian team wrapped up its 2011-12 fall season with a home win against Stanford.
Last updated: May 31, 2012
2011-12 (Junior): Competed in two Reining competitions ... earned a 73 against New Mexico State and a 65.5 against University Tennessee Martin.
College of Sequoias (JC): ISHA Western Region High Point Rider ... Team MVP ... IHSA National Qualifier ... four time National Reined Cowhorse Association World Show qualifier.
Exeter Union HS: Reserve Youth Limited at 2006 Snaffle Bit Futurity ... Spring Classic Youth Champion (2003-07) ... 2007 California High School Rodeo Association (CHSRA) state qualifier in barrel racing ... 2008 & 2009 CHSRA State Qualifier in Girls cutting ... received the Equine Proficiency award 2006-09.
Personal: Born August 12, 1991 in Visalia, Calif. ... parents are Linda and Phil Lawrence ... hobbies include rodeo and riding cutting horses ... biggest athletic thrills were going down the fence in reined cowhorse and making under five seconds in breakaway roping... most admires her mom because she can show any horse and Amanda learns just from watching her ... chose to attend Fresno State because of the agriculture program.