The Horned Frog women's tennis team went to Denton to play at the North Texas invitational over the weekend.TCU's walk-ons competed in the tournament. Sophomore Melissa BerÂ won a consolation title with two victories in the singles tournament.
She defeated her opponent Austin Mills 1-6, 6-1, 10-7 prior to her straight sweep of Marissa Brown 6-2, 6-4.
BerÂ was not the only player to snatch a victory as sophomore Lindsay McBride got her first win this season over her opponent Deanna Carrillo, 6-1, 6-0.
The women's tennis team kicked off its year with the Baylor Invitational in Waco and a tournament in Matamoros, Mexico over the weekend.Despite losing in the latter rounds in Waco, head coach Dave Borelli said he learned a lot about his new team and was impressed with how his players handled the competition.
"Since this was one of our first tournaments, we got a really good look at our players," Borelli said. "We can see that the strength coach has done great work with the team's conditioning, and we were up to the challenges last weekend's tournament had to offer us."
In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth - and years later, football.This new creation gave birth to rivalries, which released the competitive spirits among avid football lovers around the country.
The TCU-SMU rivalry dates back to 1915, and the 86th meeting in the series took place Saturday in Dallas.
The SMU Mustangs saddled up against the TCU Horned Frogs in a fierce competition known as the Battle for the Iron Skillet. The original Iron Skillet, created after World War II, has since been lost, but the trophy was revived in 1993.
A determined TCU soccer team fell to Boston University 1-0, but rebounded with a 1-0, double-overtime win against Northwestern State as part of the Horned Frog Invitational at Garvey-Rosenthal Stadium over the weekend.After the Frogs' loss, a frustrated head coach Dan Abdalla commented on the outcome of the game.
"We really should have won," Abdalla said. "We have the talent, and we have the potential. All we need is someone who will step up and take charge of the team. If there is anything we lack, it is a leader."