The TCU women's tennis team is taking a seven-game winning streak into the Mountain West Conference Tournament this week. The Frogs are scheduled to begin play Thursday in San Diego.Junior Ana Cetnik said the team is not planning to change much about its game plan in terms of preparing for the upcoming games.
Since TCU has already played against the teams competing in the MWC tournament, the Frogs have a good idea of the competition they are up against this week.
Head coach Dave Borelli said the team is focusing on trying to play better with each game.
The TCU paintball club team is preparing to outshoot its opponents in the National Collegiate Paintball Association Championship this weekend at Xdrenalin Zone, located on Lake Grapevine.There are no qualifying rules for this tournament; however, only about 30 teams are allowed to sign up on a first-come, first-served basis. TCU will be playing in a division of 28 teams, with the possibility of playing 15-20 games if it wins the tournament.
Imagine leaving everything you know, traveling thousands of miles, only to arrive in a place full of uncertainty. Just to play a sport that you love. You know nobody, and nobody knows you. This is a taste of what two players on the TCU men's tennis team have been experiencing recently. They have had to learn an entirely new culture different from their own, a new language and even a different style of tennis.
The Horned Frogs could not find any offense Saturday afternoon in their game against the University of Central Florida. The Frogs dropped the contest with a score of 5-1 to even the series 1-1.TCU (12-13) would allow the first run from UCF (15-11) to score on a wild pitch from junior pitcher Brad Furnish. Furnish had four walks and seven strikeouts in five innings.
The defense stepped up for TCU as senior center fielder Ryan Pack threw out base runner Kiko Vazquez at home plate in the top of the fourth inning.
Despite shooting a season-high 49.1 percent from the field, TCU could not stop the Brigham Young Cougars Saturday night.The Frogs (5-23, 1-13) dropped another contest 81-72 to BYU (18-7, 10-4). It is the ninth straight loss for TCU.
Senior Nile Murry led the Frogs with 25 points, just one shy of his career high.
Coach Neil Dougherty said what hurt the Frogs the most was too many second-shot opportunities in the second half for BYU.
The Frogs only trailed 38-42 at halftime.
The Lady Frogs' shooting against San Diego State was not cold like the blistery weather in Fort Worth Saturday night. TCU had five players in double figures for the first time this season in an 80-39 victory over the Aztecs. Sophomore Adrianne Ross led the way with 16 points.
TCU now leads the series with the San Diego State 4-2 and has improved to 14-9 overall and 8-4 in conference play.
The Aztecs (3-20, 0-13) started the game quickly with a three-pointer by freshman Shanna Demus, but the Frogs soon caught up and never looked back.
The Horned Frog baseball players are looking to put a home-opening loss to Texas State University behind them this weekend when they travel to Edinburgh for the Al Ogletree Classic. The Frogs (2-2) will face off against nationally-ranked Arkansas (3-0), Stephen F. Austin (2-5) and Texas-Pan American (3-5).
Head coach Jim Schlossnagle said the No. 17 Razorbacks are a tough challenge for the Frogs in the first game of the tournament.