WATCH: Texas Tech University’s Passing of the Guns ceremony

Published: Apr. 29, 2022 at 1:56 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 29, 2022 at 4:02 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Junior equine-assisted therapy major Caroline Hobbs has been named the 61st Masked Rider.

She has been working with the program since she was a freshman. Hobbs served an assistant for former Masked Rider Ashley Adams. Adams was the program’s Masked Rider from 2021-22.

This year has been amazing and I am so lucky to have spent it with y’all! ❤️🖤 Wreck ‘em!

Posted by Caroline Hobbs on Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Texas Tech held its Transfer of the Reins ceremony Friday afternoon. Following the ceremony, at 4 p.m., two graduating Raider Reds will be unmasked and pass their guns to two new students who will serve as the mascot for the upcoming academic year.

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