TCU will open competition against South Dakota State Thursday, April 18.
2013 NCEA Second-Team All-American 2013 All Big-12 Team Selection 2013 Academic All-Big 12 2013 NCEA Academic Honor Roll
Child had a breakout season as she went 10-5 overall in Reining with one MOP honor ... The sophomore was a NCEA Second-Team All-America honoree this school year, while also collecting All Big-12 honors ... She recorded three conference victories on the season and was a First-Team Academic All-Big 12 honoree after being one of only five student-athletes in the conference to post a 4.00 grade point average ... Was honored with Western MVP accolades following the season ... In all, she won 67 percent of her meets this season, including going 3-3 in conference play in Reining ... Scored a point for the Frogs at the Big 12 Championship, defeating Baylor's Claire Edwards ... Helped the Frogs defeat Baylor at the Fort Worth Stock Show, taking down the Bears' Parris Rice.
2011-12 Child was one of six to compete in all 17 meets this season in the Western Reining event... Posted an 8-7-2 overall record as a freshman this season... Won all three of her events at the NCEA Championship, earning three of the total 13 points scored by TCU... Earned victories over Baylor (138-131), Kansas State (141.5-136) and Auburn (138-137.5) at the NCEA Championship.
Wilsonville High School
Child brings an impressive resume to Fort Worth after qualifying for and making the finals at the American Quarter Horse Youth World Show in Reining, Cutting and Cowhorse ... She was also the 2010 AQHYA Working Cowhorse World Champion, while also claiming the AQHA Year End High Point Championship honors in Working Cowhorse and Reining ... Also excelled on the soccer field during her time at Wilsonville, earning four letters ... Was her team captain during her final season in high school.