Skyhawk Equestrian | Madeline Williams
2016-17: Was an integral member of the Skyhawk Western squad, taking part in all nine competitions…Was responsible for a team-high two MOP’s to go along with three team points in reining, posting a 69.6 scoring average…Recorded MOP’s with a 68.5 against Miami (Ohio) on Nov. 18 and a 69 against Minnesota-Crookston on March 3…Tallied a season-best 74 score in the United Equestrian Conference consolation round against Fresno State on March 25…Accounted for one team point in horsemanship, securing a 72.5 against No. 10 New Mexico State on Oct. 22…Posted a 68.4 scoring average in six reining competitions, including a season-high score of 73.5 points at No. 4 Auburn on Feb. 18.
2015-16: Earned United Equestrian Conference All-Reining accolades...Saw action in all 11 competitions in reining and six competitions in horsemanship...Accounted for a team-high five team points in reining, including a season-high score of 69.5 against New Mexico State for MOP honors on Oct. 10...Secured one team point and an MOP (73.5 points) in horsemanship against at South Dakota State on Nov. 13.
2014-15: Competed eight times for UT Martin in reining, earning a point against Sacred Heart...Season-high score of 71.5 came against Delaware State.
BEFORE UTM: Attended Western Michigan Christian School…Began riding and showing when she was eight years old at APHA and PTHA shows as well as local shows in all-around events...Received guidance from Rachel Kooiker of Kooiker Show Horses and has trained with Brent and Julie Harnish, Heather Brower, Kara Gerard and Matt Lantz...Attended multiple world shows while earning numerous top-five and top-10 awards...Started reining in 2012 and jumped up to a No. 2 ranking in the youth in Michigan...Received a top-10 placing as well as a reserve championship in reining at the Quarter Horse Congress.
PERSONAL: Born on Sept. 22, 1995...Daughter of Mike and Erika Kamps...Has one younger brother, Michael Kamps...Majoring in business management.