Kari Hancock claims NCEA First-Team All-American status.
2014 NCEA Academic First Team 2014 NCEA Academic Honor Roll 2014 Academic All-Big 12 First Team 2013 NCEA Academic First Team 2013 Academic All-Big 12 First Team 2013 NCEA Honorable Mention All-America honors 2013 NCEA Academic Honor Roll
Gray claimed four victories in Reining during the course of the 2013-14 season, while competing in 14 overall ... Opened the year downing Baylor's Elizabeth Shank to secure the Frogs sweep in Reining ... She also upended Hannah Jechow of Texas A&M a few weeks later and then followed it up with a dominating 70-66.5 victory of Georgia's Lindsey Cheek ... She also excelled in the classroom during the 2013-14 campaign, picking up first team NCEA All-America honors and All-Big 12 accolades.
Gray was the third Frog in program history to earn All-America recognition in Reining after going 8-7-0 overall, including 3-3 in league play during the course of the season ... She also went 6-6 overall in Horsemanship during the year, while collecting two MOP accolades ... Recorded a 4-2 record in Big 12 action in Horsemanship ... Gray also excelled in the classroom during the course of the year, collecting 2013 NCEA Academic First Team and 2013 Academic All-Big 12 First Team accolades, respectively ... She was honored in March as the National Collegiate Equestrian Association Reining Student-Athlete of the Month after going 3-0 for the Horned Frogs in Reining during the month of February, including 2-0 against league foes ... She earned victories over Baylor, Oklahoma State and Fresno State ... In all, Gray, who picked up monthly accolades for the first time in her career by the NCEA, headed into postseason play with an 8-4 overall record in Reining.
2011-12 Gray posted a 5-12 record this season in the Western Reining event ... One of six to compete in all 17 meets ... One of two freshmen to compete in all 17 meets ... Earned victories over South Carolina (68-66), and (69.5-68.5), South Dakota State (69.5-0), and Georgia (69.5-68) ... Awarded MVP honors against Texas A&M with a score of 72.5-72... TCU Athlete of the Week on Feb. 8 ... Competed in all three meets at Nationals.
Florence High School
Gray will compete for the Horned Frogs after earning multiple APHA World and Congress Championships ... She has also posted several High Point titles ... She was a three-time APHA World Champion as well as a three-time Reserve World Champion rider ... Gray, a five-time Congress Champion, has been ranked as high as No. 2 in the nation for two-straight years ... Also earned letters in basketball, volleyball and track and field.