The TCU women's equestrian team faced the women of Baylor equestrian in both Springtown and Fort Worth on Thursday.
2016-17 2017 Big 12 Horsemanship Rider of the Year 2017 All-Big 12 Horsemanship 2017 AQHA Academic Team Honorable Mention Big 12 Horsemanship Rider of the Month – February McMullen competed in 17 meets for the Frogs in her senior season … Had an overall record of 9-8 … Garnered one MOP on the season against OSU after posting a season-high score of 76 against Miranda Reed’s score of 72.5 … Her average score on the season was 72.58 … Was named February’s Big 12 Horsemanship Rider of the Month after going 4-1 in competition including defeating OSU, SDSU and NMSU in a row … Was the Reserve Champion at the AQHA’s Collegiate Horsemanship Challenge … Defeated SMU’s Morgan Redwine 142.5-127.5 in the first round of the NCEA National Championship and topped Baylor’s Kaylee Mellott 147.5-139 … Was named to the All-Big 12 Horsemanship Team and named the Big 12 Horsemanship Rider of the Year … Was also named to the AQHA Academic Honorable Mention Team following the season by the NCEA.
2015-16 2016 NCEA First Team All-American – Horsemanship 2016 NCEA National Championship MOP 2016 All-Big 12 Horsemanship 2016 NCEA All-Championship Team – Horsemanship 2016 Second Team Academic All-Big 12 Big 12 Horsemanship Rider of the Month – November NCEA Horsemanship Rider of the Month – November McMullen once again had a banner year as she earned First-Team All-America status by the NCEA in Horsemanship ... McMullen, an all-league honoree, claimed her second All-America certificate in Horsemanship after going 14-4 on the year with four MOP's ... Even more impressive though is that she went a perfect 6-0 in postseason action, which helped her earn the Most Outstanding Player in Horsemanship for the NCEA National Championships ... She also to the All-Championship team at nationals after going a perfect 4-0 in competition and helping TCU record runner-up accolades ... The junior, who finished in the top-four at the AQHA Collegiate Horsemanship Challenge, picked up several honors throughout the season, including NCEA Horsemanship Rider of the Month after going 2-0 in November, while also earning Big 12 Rider of the Month ... McMullen also shined in the classroom as she was named a second-team Academic All-Conference selection ... Throughout the season, McMullen picked up victories over SMU (MOP), Baylor, South Dakota State, K-State (MOP), Oklahoma State (MOP) and Fresno State ... Fast forward to postseason and McMullen started her run towards dominance, dropping Oklahoma State's Kirsten Chamberland, 147-145, in the opening round of the Big 12 Championship ... She then closed out the championship, dropping K-State's Ashley Anderson, 146-141 ... McMullen opened nationals by defeating New Mexico State's Hallie Padilla, 148-144.5 ... Following a victory over Baylor's Abbi Demel in the quarterfinals, McMullen went 2-0 on the final day of competition at nationals, upending Georgia's Graysen Stroud before taking out Auburn's Hannah Stephens.
2014-15 2015 NCEA Second Team All-American – Horsemanship 2015 All-Big 12 Horsemanship 2015 Second Team Academic All-Big 12 Big 12 Horsemanship Rider of the Month – December, February, March McMullen, an all-league and Academic All-Big 12 honoree, claimed her first NCEA All-America certificate in Horsemanship in 2014-15 after going 9-2-1 on the year with three MOP's ... She was at her best against league competition, going 5-1-0 on the year, including 2-1-0 in post-season play ... McMullen was named February's Big 12 Rider of the Month after going a perfect 4-0 in competition, including 3-0 against Baylor, K-State and Oklahoma State in February ... In December, McMullen shared Horsemanship Big 12 Rider of the Month honors with Oklahoma State's Katy Krshka after going 2-0 against Big 12 competition during the month with two MOP's ... She posted an MOP ride with a 74.5-70.5 dropping of Oklahoma State's Paris Nottingham and then came back to down K-State's Paige Kemper, 73-66.5, en route to her second MOP of the young season ... She continued her winning ways against SMU, collecting her third-straight MOP honor with a 74-70.5 drubbing of Jaclyn White ... Posted a victory against No. 1 Baylor, dropping Bray Bergstrom ... Came back the following week to upend K-State's Sydney Anson, 73-72.5, before downing OSU's Paris Nottingham the next day in Stillwater ... Against No. 2 Georgia, McMullen scored a 72-71.5 dismantling of Paige Stawicki ... In postseason play, the sophomore opened the Big 12 Championship, defeating Baylor's Lacy Watson, 138.5-137 ... McMullen helped secure the TCU victory in the final round of the Big 12 Championship, riding Sweetie to a 143.5-130.5 decision over Miranda Reed ... With the win, McMullen went 2-0 at the Big 12 Championship.
2013-14 The Tennessee product had a banner first year on campus as she went 8-7-1 overall in Horsemanship, including 4-2-0 during league play ... She garnered conference victories over Baylor and Kansas State, while also posting a draw against nationally ranked Georgia, who captured the 2014 NCEA National Championship.
Prep Career McMullen came to TCU after claiming a 2009 AQHYA World Championship in Showmanship ... She is a three-time Congress Champion as well as a two-time Reserve Congress Champion ... McMullen will bring plenty of experience with her to Fort Worth as she recently won the 2012 All-American Quarter Horse Congress in the 3-Year Old Pro Limited Western Pleasure division ... She has also placed in the top-10 at the AQHYA World Show and Congress numerous times.