Brianna McGhee sprints for the lead in the 60-meter hurdles, an event that she has yet to lose this season.

The TCU women’s track team got off to a solid start to the indoor season with top-10 finishes in its first three tournaments, but a schedule jam-packed with highly competitive events awaits them.

Led by senior Brianna McGhee, who set a TCU record in her first 60-meter hurdles title race of the season with a time of 8.26 seconds, the Frogs are loaded with talent in the short distance runs.

Juniors Iphona-Clemence Paiement and Makaila Flanagan have also recorded podium finishes in 60-meter races.

The long jump has also been a source of success for TCU. Nafissatou Boixel and Briona Oliver finished second and third in the Texas A&M Team Invite, while Oliver added a silver medal in the Reveille Invitational.

The indoor team will make its third trip to College Station this season for the Texas A&M Team Meet on Feb. 5 before traveling to Arkansas for the Tyson Invitational next weekend.

The Big 12 Indoor Track & Field Championships begin on Feb. 26, and the national championships are held on March 11-12.

It’ll be a quick transition from indoor to outdoor events for the Frogs. The TCU Invitational, track and field’s first outdoor event, is held on March 18-19, the weekend after the NCAA Indoor Championships.

While it’s too early to predict a team advancement to the national competition, it’s a fair bet to expect that McGhee will make an appearance on the national stage.

The senior has won the 60-meter hurdles in every competition thus far. Described as “consistent” by TCU director of track and field Darryl Anderson, McGhee hopes to carry that consistency to a podium finish in her last year at TCU.

And if her team can make the trip with her, it’ll be even sweeter.

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Grant McGalliard is a senior journalism and political science major from Bay City, Texas. He's worked in everything from sports to student organizations at TCU, and recently began blogging with the Dallas Morning News. In his spare time, Grant enjoys tweeting far too much, pretending he knows more than he does about Premier League soccer, and listening to the music of Kanye West.