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Kelsey Swainston
Position: Western
Year: Junior
Hometown: Nampa, Idaho
High School: Nampa H.S.
Major: Animal Science

2014-15: Rode in 14 of the team’s 15 meets in horsemanship as a sophomore, posting a 7-6-1 record ... her seven wins on the season ties her for the third-best single-season in school history ... carded a season-high score of 74.5 in the opener against No. 9 New Mexico State (9/26) ... won her point with a score of 74 at No. 5 Kansas State (9/26) ... scored a 71.5 in a home win vs. Minnesota-Crookston (10/18) ... rode to a win vs. UT-Martin (11/14) with a score of 73.5 ... posted as score of 71.5 in wins at home vs. Minnesota-Crookston (2/20) and at UT-Martin (3/13) ... picked up her final win of the season vs. Sacred Heart (3/14) with a score of 73.5 ... Beval Saddlery Honorable Mention Academic Team selection

2013-14: Rode in six meets with a 2-4 mark in horsemanship in her freshman season ... scored a season-high 75.5 at Baylor (9/28) at the Willis Invitational, but came up on the losing end ... earned her first win of the season with a score of 72.5 at SMU (11/1) ... scored a 71.5 in a home win vs. No. 5 Kansas State (2/1)

Before SDSU: Earned numerous American Paint Horse Association and Pinto Horse Association rider of merit awards ... 2012 Idaho Quarter Horse Fall Classic 14-18 all-around winner ... 2010 and 2011 Idaho Paint Horse Club all-around 14-18 year-end high point award winner ... four-year honor roll student ... member of the National Honor Society ... presidential scholar ... graduated with high honors