May 23, 2013
WACO, Texas – Georgia equestrian Paige Stawicki was selected to represent the National Collegiate Equestrian Association and ride as an alternate in the 2013 American Quarter Horse Association Horsemanship Challenge. The Challenge is set for November 20-21 as part of the AQHA Amateur World Show in Oklahoma City, Okla.
Stawicki finished the season with a 9-5 record with one MOP honor. She averaged a score of 73.1 and defeated her opponents by an average of 1.5 points. She posted a season-best score of 79.5 against UT-Martin and followed that performance with a score of 77 at Texas A&M. Stawicki went 2-0 at the NCEA Championship with wins over her opponents from Texas A&M and Kansas State.
In all eight riders and one alternate were selected to participate. All riders will be current student-athletes during the 2013-14 season and were selected using 2012-13 individual statistics for Horsemanship.
Stawicki will join Kelly Bovaird (Kansas State), Lauren Crivelli (Fresno State), Erin Gillette (TCU), Molli Jacbos (Texas A&M), Katy Krshka (Oklahoma State), Johnna Letchworth (South Carolina), Parris Rice (Baylor) and Stephanie Rucci (Auburn) at the event in Oklahoma City, Okla.