Sammi Jo Stone
The Fresno State Equestrian team is having an excellent season and ranked No. 9 in the nation.
Fresno State: (2008-09) Competed and earned three wins over Miami (Ohio), Georgia and Tennessee-Martin ... one of the most talented young riders in the program ... a Valley product who is a four-time world champion rider ... has a great future at Fresno State ... brings considerable experience competing on national and world championship circuits.
High School: She has won four World Championships, three Reserve World Championships, one All-Around World Championship and All-Around California State Year-end Championship ... she is just finishing up her term as President of the American Junior Paint Horse Association ... 2005-2008 varsity letters in cheer as a flyer and base ... California State Champ in 2008
Personal: Born April 12, 1990 in Tulare, Calif. ... parents are Jane and David Stone ... has one brother, D.J. ... hobbies include riding horses and listening to music, friends, family and recreational activities ... favorite athlete is Shawn Alisha Bernhardt because she's a talented rider ... most admires her parents for their independence and support ... chose to attend Fresno State because it is close to home, the equestrian team and she feels at home on campus.