The NCEA announced the Academic Award winners for the 2012 spring and fall semesters.
The Fresno State equestrian team hosted its final home competition of the 2011-12 season Saturday with a Red and Blue team scrimmage.
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.
Last updated: Sept. 18, 2013
2012-13 (Sophomore): Member of the Fresno State Equestrian team ... was named Director of Promotions for the 2013-14 season.
2011-12 (Freshman): Member of the Fresno State equestrian team.
Edison HS: Qualified two horses for the 2011 Jack and Linda Baker Finals and placed in the Top 10 ... Reserve Champion in the Basic at the 2011 Del Mar National Horse Show ... the leading Basic rider in the 2011 Los Serranos Award Circuit ... 2011 PCHA year end Youth Champion and 2011 LSAC year end Youth Champion.
Personal: Born November 4, 1992 in San Diego, Calif. ... parents are Maggi and Tim O'Leary ... hobbies include hunting, fishing, and camping ... her favorite athletes are the hard working men and women of the Reining world ... admires her trainer Rick Baer because he has taught her everything she knows and without his help she may not have made it this far ... chose to attend Fresno State for the equestrian team, the great environment and for a good education.