Bonner Springs, Kan.
Named to the 2011 Fall Commissioner's Honor Roll... Named to the 2012 Spring Commissioner's Honor Roll...Concluded 2011-12 season with a record of 7-6 with one MVP...Kicked off the season by besting Jessica Charles of Minnesota-Crookston, 73-65...Earned Fences MVP honors for her strong performance against Sue Carrol Thompson of Baylor, 82-70...Defeated Olivia Dorey of Georgia, 84-83, for her third win of the year...Collected two wins during the Big 12 Championship against Samantha Harrison of Oklahoma State (160-149) and Lisa Goldman of BU (145-90)...Ended her season with two wins against her counterparts from TCU and Auburn during the NCEA National Championships.
Finished 2010-11 with an overall Exhibition record of 2-0 and an overall Varsity record of 8-9 which included one match-MVP award...Bested South Dakota State rider Meredith Sauer, 80-63, for her first win of the season...Defeated SMU's Rachel Cline, 71-67, on September 25...Ousted Kim McCormick of South Carolina, 82-68, on October 29 for her third victory of the year... Defeated Oklahoma State's Haydan Vosuburgh, 69-52, in Exhibition action on November 5...Carded her second Exhibition win over Baylor's Margaret Beaudion and her fourth Varsity win over Kara Fergusson on November 19... Out rode Oklahoma State's Jordan White on January 29 for her fifth Varsity win...Ousted Brook Coleman of Texas A&M to pick up her first match-MVP award and her sixth win of 2010-11...Closed out the 2011 regular season with a 78-77 win over New Mexico State's Chelsea Keys... Was selected to ride in the 2011 Big 12 Championships... Notched her eighth and final win of 2011 by besting TCU's Victoria Lee, 126-90, at the 2011 Varsity Equestrian National Championships... Named team captain for the 2011-12 season.
In Equitation On the Flat, finished the season with an overall Varsity record of 3-10... beat Baylor rider Faith Morris, 92-69... Out rode Elizabeth Solch of Texas A&M, 71-64... Was victorious against Delaware State's Kayla Blair, 71-70 to pick up her third win of the year.... Participated in the Big 12 Championships... In Equitation over Fences, ended the year with an overall Varsity record of 2-7-1... Defeated Jackie O'Connell Texas A&M, 81-20 to pick her lone regular season victory...Participated in the Big 12 Championships... Picked up a first round victory against UT-Martin's Caroline Cramer, 175-143, in the Varsity Equestrian National Championships.
Born March 4, 1991... Daughter of Daniel and Deanne Yates... Hopes to someday become a medical journalist... Lettered three years in varsity cross country and two years in varsity soccer... Was a 2009 All-Star Shrine Bowl Runner... Enjoys playing soccer and running. Majoring in communications.