Sammie Jo Stone
The Fresno State equestrian team had a wonderful day to celebrate its season accomplishments, its seniors and the unveiling of the new scoreboard.
Fresno State defeated No. 8 New Mexico State in the second competition of the Bulldogs trip to New Mexico.
The Bulldogs rode against No. 2 Auburn in the first competition of the weekend in Las Cruces, N.M.
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 fell to the No. 3 University of Georgia on its last day of competition in the south.
Last updated: May 31, 2012
2011-12 (Junior): Was voted Horsemanship captain for her senior season ... competed in 12 events ... earned six wins and maintained an season average score of 73... her highest score came against New Mexico State with a 77.5 ... competed at the NCEA National Championships and earned her fourth varsity letter.
2010-11 (Sophomore): Competed in 11 events in Horsemanship earning five wins with an average competition score of 72 ... traveled and competed in her third Varsity Equestrian National Championship (VENC) earning her third varsity letter.
2009-10 (Freshman): Competed in 12 events in Horsemanship earning nine wins with an average competition score of 71 ... competed in her second VENC and earned her second varsity letter.
Porterville HS: Won four World Championships, three Reserve World Championships, one All-Around World Championship and All-Around California State Year-end Championship ... served as President of the American Junior Paint Horse Association ... 2005-08 varsity letters in cheer as a flyer and base... California State Champion in 2008.
Personal: Born April 12, 1990 in Tulare, Calif. ... parents are Jane and David Stone ... has one brother, D.J ... hobbies include traveling and spending time with friends and family ... favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant for his natural ability and focus ... most admires her parents because they are supportive, hard working, and always stick together ... chose to attend Fresno State because it is close to her home and the many opportunities the school gave her.