The Frogs kept things close with both of their opponents in the tournament, but dropped a 10-9 heartbreaker in round one to the top-seeded Bears on Friday before falling 11-8 to the Cowboys in round two Saturday.
Friday’s action against Baylor began with the Frogs dropping the Reining and Fences competition 3-2 before rebounding with a 3-1 victory in Horsemanship to tie things up at 7. Baylor, however, emerged victorious in the decisive Flat competition, posting a 3-2 victory to edge out the Frogs, 10-9.
The Frogs wouldn’t fare any better against Oklahoma State the next day. Despite impressive rides from seniors Kari Hancock and Molly Peddicord, TCU was bested 3-2 in the Flat, putting the Frogs down early once again. The team responded with a dominant 4-1 victory in Equitation over the Fence, only to get swept 4-0 in Horsemanship en route to an eventual 11-8 loss.
The senior riders for the Horned Frogs finished the weekend with a 10-7 overall record, going 5-4 against Baylor and 5-3 against Oklahoma State.
The Frogs return to action in April, competing in the NCEA Championship back in Waco. The event will take place April 11-14.