USC equestrian team wins SEC championship - WALB.com, Albany News, Weather, Sports

Latest Scores, Headlines and Analysis

USC equestrian team wins SEC championship

Posted: Updated:
(Source: Allen Sharpe) (Source: Allen Sharpe)
  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • Man dies after falling off truck bed

    Man dies after falling off truck bed

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:30 PM EDT2014-09-16 16:30:12 GMT

    One man is dead after officials say he fell off of a truck bed.

    More >>

    One man is dead after officials say he fell off of a truck bed.

    More >>
  • Head Start students in Valdosta receive free oral health screening

    Head Start students in Valdosta receive free oral health screening

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:16 PM EDT2014-09-16 16:16:03 GMT
    Oral hygienists from the Georgia Department of Public Health examined the teeth of some of the students at one of the Head Start centers in Valdosta Tuesday morning to get a better understanding of the level of oral health and oral health awareness in the area.More >>
    Oral hygienists from the Georgia Department of Public Health examined the teeth of some of the students at one of the Head Start centers in Valdosta Tuesday morning to get a better understanding of the level of oral health and oral health awareness in the area.More >>
  • UPS to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers

    UPS to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:44 AM EDT2014-09-16 15:44:34 GMT
    UPS said it expects to hire approximately 90,000 to 95,000 seasonal employees to handle increased demand for package deliveries over the holiday season.More >>
    UPS said it expects to hire approximately 90,000 to 95,000 seasonal employees to handle increased demand for package deliveries over the holiday season.More >>
BLYTHEWOOD, SC (WIS) -

No. 1 ranked South Carolina beat No. 2 Georgia on Saturday in a tiebreaker to win the 2014 SEC Equestrian Championship at One Wood Farm.

The equestrian team becomes the University of South Carolina's first team to win back-to-back SEC Championships.

The final overall score from Saturday's championship meet was 10-10, with the Gamecocks prevailing on the tiebreaker, 4,040.25-4,036.75.

Georgia was unofficially announced as the meet winner, however the standard post-meet review of the scores confirmed that the Gamecocks had in fact won the meet.

"I couldn't be any prouder of our girls today for the way they competed," South Carolina head coach Boo Major said. "Anytime you win a championship, it's certainly a special moment, but the way this team has carried itself this year and the way they've committed themselves to winning, it was nice to see it pay off this afternoon. We appreciate Georgia's riders for showing true sportsmanship the way they did, and I know our girls appreciated coach Boenig's post-meet speech to them in the ring. But I'm so happy for our girls today and we're honored to be able to win this championship for the University of South Carolina."

Copyright 2014 WIS. All rightsreserved.