Sitting Down with Child
July 14, 2014
By: Rebeka Rice, TCU Media Relations Intern
FORT WORTH, Texas – GoFrogs.com recently sat down with senior Western rider Alexi Child to find out more about her life as a TCU student-athlete.
Child, who was honored as the 2014 Big 12 Equestrian Scholar-Athlete of the Year, is a two-time NCEA All-America and Academic All-Big 12 first team honoree. The Oregon native, who was also recently named a 2014 NCEA Elite Student-Athlete Award nominee, closed out the season, going 12-4 overall in Reining with two MOP accolades, while earning four conference victories. During the course of this past season, Child picked up several honors, including NCEA and Big 12 Rider of the Month.
Have you done any equestrian shows this summer? If so, talk a little bit about them.
Which three items would you bring if you had to live on a deserted island?
What is one thing most people don’t know about you?
What has been the highlight of your equestrian career thus far?
Where is your favorite place to be in the entire world?
What is the best thing about being a part of TCU Equestrian?
What is one food that you couldn’t live without?
If you could play any other sport, what would it be and why?
Where is your favorite spot on TCU’s campus?
If you could have one wish granted, what would it be?