LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The New Mexico State equestrian team improved one spot to No. 8 in the latest National Collegiate Equestrian Association poll, which was announced Friday, Oct. 25.
Georgia remains No.1 in the poll after defeating South Carolina in a tie-breaker in the first Southeastern Conference competition of the season. Auburn stays No. 2 and South Carolina remains at the third spot despite the loss to UGA.
Baylor improved to 4-1 on the year and improves to No. 4 and TCU rounds out the top five.
Kansas State dropped to No. 6 in the poll and Oklahoma State also fell two spots to seventh and the Aggies moved up a spot form the last poll to the No. 8 spot. Texas A&M and SMU round out the top 10.
The poll is released twice a month and the next set of rankings is due out in November.
The 2014 NCEA Championships take place April 17-19 in Waco, Texas, marking the first year one championship will be contested, rather than separate championships by disciplines.
2013-14 NCEA Rankings (Oct. 25, 2013)
3. South Carolina
6. Kansas State
7. Oklahoma State
8. New Mexico State
9. Texas A&M