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Cat Avolese
 Cat Avolese

St. James, N.Y.

Hunter Seat

2012-13 English

Finished the 2012-13 season with a 5-6-1 record... Defeated Laura Bostwick (NMSU) for her first win of the season... Out rode Jenna Boscardin (SDSU), 82-69... Edged Demi Stiegler (TCU), 45-40, for her third win of the season... Earned her fourth win of the season against Samantha Kraus (USC)... Picked up her fifth win of the season after defeating Allie Joyce (OS), 85-76.

2011-12 English

Finished with an overall record of 9-8 in Varsity competition with one MVP... Picked up a win over Minnesota-Crookston rider Chelsea Roeman, 75-68, in week one of 2011...Defeated Grace Socha of Auburn, 70-65 on October 21 to earn her second win of the year... Bested Texas A&M rider Kori Pickett 87-79 to close out the fall season... Earned a win over NMSU on January 27...Picked up her fifth win of the year against Kara Fergusson of Baylor, 81-78, on March 3...Defeated Samantha Harrison of Oklahoma State, 84-79, on March 17 and earned Fences MVP...Picked up a win in the Big 12 Championship against Baylor's AshleyAnn McGehee, 160-157, on March 30... Finished the season with two wins against Auburn's Maggie McAlary, 125-75, and SMU's Julianna Fischer,167-147, in the NCEA National Championships on April 12

2010-11 English
Finished with an overall record of 4-10 in Varsity competition... Picked up a win over South Dakota State rider Skye Byrnes, 73-60, in week one of 2010...Defeated Lucy Blundon of SMU, 79-74 on September 25 to notch her second win of the year... Bested her Oklahoma State and Texas A&M counterparts to close out the fall season... Was chosen to ride in the 2011 Varsity Equestrian National Championships... Was selected to participate at the 2011 Winter Equestrian Festival at second-annual Collegian Equestrian Challenge.

Competed at the Capitol Challenge, and Washington Finals during her prep career... Daughter of John and Mary Ellen Avolese... Born on October 26, 1992... Lists her brother as the biggest influence on her life as an athlete... Will major in English with the hopes of becoming a creative writer.