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Whitney Unkefer
 Whitney Unkefer

Pleasant Valley, Mo.


2012-13 Western

Completed the 2012-13 season with a 4-3 record and 2-0 exhibition record with two MOP honors in Horsemanship... Defeated Amy Guenther (UTM), 72-63.5, on 9/29... Bested Lauren Brown (BU), 74-73... Won versus Taylor Gillette (TCU), 74.5-73, while picking up an MOP honor... Rode past Indy Roper (AU), 67.5-66.5, Earned exhibition wins against Abigail Pait (USC) and Katie Ralph (OSU).

2011-12 Western
Named to the 2012 Spring Commissioner's Honor Roll...Finished the 2011-12 season with a record of 8-9 with three MVP honors... Opened the year by beating Anna Steen of Minnesota-Crookston, 75-71.5, and earned her first Horsemanship MVP of the season...Followed up her strong season debut by besting Bryn Lindley of Baylor, 70.5-67...Picked up her second Horsemanship MVP after edging out Auburn rider Indy Roper, 75-74...Earned her fourth win of the year by cruising past Kate Peterson of TCU, 75.5-61.5...Defeated Katie Lisabeth of Texas A&M, 75.7-70, and earned her third Horsemanship MVP...Started the spring season with a win against New Mexico State...Earned win number seven against Texas A&M's Cassie Mentor on March 2...Ended her year by defeating Taylor Prince of TCU, 146.5-141, during the NCEA National Championships.

2010-11 Western
Ended 2010-11 with a record of 5-5-1... Defeated Maggie Holzworth of South Dakota State 72.5-72, on September 24 to pick up her first win of the season...Knocked of Baylor's Blair Bergeson, 73.5-73, to open up Big 12 Conference season... Picked up wins number three and four by besting Oklahoma State riders Mamie Tomlin on November 5 and Ashley Kennedy on January 29...Recorded her fifth victory of the year by ousting Randi Standley of Texas A&M...Awarded the Purple Pride Award at the 2011 Wildcat equestrian year-end awards banquet... Was one of seven Wildcat Western riders to receive a varsity letter in 2010-11...Was named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll for the 2011 spring semester.

2009-2010 Western

Born December 23, 1990... Daughter of Robert and Michelle Unkefer... A family studies and human services major that aspires to someday be an underprivileged childrens advocate... Qualified for the 2009 AQHYA World Show in Hunt Seat Equitation... A five-time world show qualifier... Enjoys reading, running and watching movies.