Adrianne Ross is the ninth women's basketball player to make 1,000 points in her career and the Lady Frogs increased their home winning streak to 16 games.The Lady Frogs defeated the New Mexico Lobos 43-67 in Daniel-Meyer Coliseum Wednesday night.
Ross, a junior guard, went into the game five points short of 1,000 and came out with 1,011 career points, scoring 16.
"It feels good to know that I'm a better player," Ross said. "If I would have come in, still playing like a freshman, taking some of the shots I took, I wouldn't have gotten to 1,000."
Between being a full-time nurse, showing miniature horses, making a 22-year marriage last, watching her high school daughter march in the band and supporting Texas A&M University football for her freshman Aggie, Carla Crider finds time to go to school by taking online classes.Crider graduated from Tarleton State University and went to teach for one year at an East Texas public high school in 1982. It was a less than pleasant experience, Crider said. After working in a number of jobs she didn't like, she decided she would be a nurse and has been for 11 years.
The men's basketball team will try to move to 3-0 for only the third time in 12 seasons this Saturday when it hosts the UTA Mavericks. The Frogs, who are 2-0 and have yet to play a conference opponent, face a Mavericks team that is also 2-0 and is coming off a 83-81 win against the North Texas Mean Green on Wednesday night.
Horned Frogs head coach Neil Dougherty said while his team isn't quite where they should be, he's happy with what he's seen so far.
In a game marred by fatigue, the Horned Frogs emerged victorious Tuesday over the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks to improve to 2-0 on the season.After just a month of practicing, the Frogs defeated the Lumberjacks 59-53 at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.
Head coach Neil Dougherty said what stood out to him was the effort the players put into the game. He said they played hard and that the fullest potential of that effort has not been seen.
Another thing he said stood out to him was the lack of statistical leaders.
The Horned Frogs volleyball team is working on cohesiveness in preparation for its final regular season game against the Wyoming Cowgirls at 8 p.m. today in Laramie, Wyo., the head coach said.Head coach Prentice Lewis said the team is not working on individual things but is working on the team as a whole.
"You work on making sure the team is meshing the way you want them to mesh," Lewis said.
Anna Vaughn, a senior middle blocker, said the team is better at home and wants to get back its chemistry during away games.
The Horned Frog men's basketball has a winning record two games into the season after practicing for only a month. The Frogs defeated the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks in Daniel-Meyer Coliseum Tuesday night with a score of 59-53.
Neil Dougherty, the head coach, said what stood out to him the most was the effort the players put in. He said they played hard and that the fullest potential of that effort has not been seen.
Another thing he said stood out to him was there were no leaders.
The School of Nurse Anesthesia exceeded national accreditation standards on the first try and received 10 years of accreditation.Kay Sanders, the director of the School of Nurse Anesthesia, said she discovered the school received 10 years of accreditation Tuesday after talking to the director of the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia.
Paulette Burns, dean of the Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences, said a 10-year accreditation is the maximum amount of years a program can be accredited.
Despite rising tensions worldwide, there is no issue more important today than the Middle East conflict, said a counselor with the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.Ambassador Dennis Ross, counselor for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, has worked as a State Department specialist under Presidents George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton and spoke about Middle East affairs Tuesday night to a crowd of about 400 in Ed Landreth Hall as part of the ninth annual Gates of Chai Lectureship in Contemporary Judaism.
The Honors Program has been preparing for today's meeting where a committee of faculty and honors students will discuss how to transform the current program into an honors college, said the provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs.The committee was set up to research different honors college models and find a model that suits TCU, said Nowell Donovan, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs.