Samantha Bayer

Samantha  Bayer


Eagle Point, Ore.

High School:
St. Mary's School





Catching Up With Child

Child earned NCEA Second-Team All-America honors and All Big-12 honors.


No. 7 TCU Upended by South Carolina at Nationals

The Horned Frogs ended the year 10-5 in Western.


No. 5 TCU Comes Up Short Saturday

TCU will next be in action at the 2013 NCEA Championships in Waco.


No. 5 TCU Falls to No. 4 K-State Friday

TCU will face No. 7 Baylor Saturday morning in Stillwater, Okla.


No. 7 TCU Upends Sacred Heart, 13-2

TCU finished the regular-season with an 8-5 overall record.


TCU vs. New Mexico State

The following are photos of TCU vs. New Mexico State Sunday afternoon.

Bayer, who was twice named Big 12 Horsemanship Rider of the Month, recorded 13 wins with three Most Outstanding Player awards during the season between Horsemanship and Reining, respectively ... In all, she went 7-4-2 in Reining, while garnering at least two conference victories between the two disciplines ... Was honored with the prestigious William Koehler Academic Achievement award at the TCU end of the year sports banquet ... Bayer, who claimed the Big 12 Horsemanship Rider of the Month honor, went 1-0 during the month of October, winning at No. 4 Texas A&M ... Scored a draw for TCU at nationals against South Carolina's Layla Choate ... Bayer opened the month of February clinching the TCU victory over Baylor at the Fort Worth Stock Show with a 75-72 decision over Bryn Lindley ... For the month, she only fell once in Horsemanship, while claiming one MOP honor ... She went 4-2 between the two Western disciplines for the month, while claiming two MOP between Reining and Horsemanship, respectively.

Bayer had one of the most dominating performance in school history at the 2012 NCEA National Championships, winning six-straight matches before the final day of competition ... Earned victories over Baylor, Oklahoma State and Kansas State in Waco to go 6-2 at nationals ... Posted a 5-5-2 overall record in Horsemanship on the season, while garnering seven victories in Reining ... Scored three MVP honors on the year in Reining against the likes of South Dakota State, Tennessee Martin, and West Texas A&M .... Earned the program's Rookie of the Year honor in Western.

St. Mary's School
Bayer, who was considered one of the top recruits in the country for the 2011-12 class, has been a World Champion in both Reining and Cowhorse. She will compete for the Purple and White after claiming Reserve Championship accolades in Horsemanship at the American Quarter Horse Congress ... Also earned four letters in volleyball and one in golf.

Season Event Games MVP Win Loss Ties
2011-12 Reining 15 3 7 8 0
2012-13 Reining 14 2 7 4 3
Career Reining 29 5 14 12 3

Season Event Games MVP Win Loss Ties
2011-12 Horsemanship 12 0 5 5 2
2012-13 Horsemanship 14 1 6 7 1
Career Horsemanship 26 1 11 12 3

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