April 19, 2013
In ceremony full of Red Raider spirit and tradition, Texas Tech welcomes a new Masked Rider, reveals the name of the new horse and unmasks graduate Raider Reds.
Texas Tech University’s new Masked Rider accepted the reins to the newly named horse, becoming the 52nd student to don the mascot mask and cape.
In what was a whirlwind year for the mascot Raider Red, including the Capital One Mascot Challenge Championship, two of the students serving in secret finally revealed their true identities as Texas Tech University honored them for their service.
The unveiling of the horse’s mascot name came at the annual Transfer of Reins ceremony held at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center.