The TCU Lady Frogs split this weekend’s games in the Caribbean Classic in Mexico.The Lady Frogs defeated Mississippi State on Friday 72-52. Four players scored in double figures, led by junior guard Natasha Lacy’s 17 points.
Lacy also had a team-high eight rebounds and five assists.
Redshirt sophomore guard Adrianne Ross scored 15 points and dished out five assists. Senior center Vanessa Clementino scored 14 points and grabbed six rebounds.
Senior forward Ashley Davis scored 12 points.
Head coach Jeff Mittie said the team was able to fight back from an early deficit and play together.
The Lady Frogs trailed 21-11 after 11 minutes had passed in the game but rallied to hold Mississippi State scoreless for the remainder of the first half to lead 29-21.
The Lady Frogs lost to No. 7/8 ranked North Carolina on Saturday 77-54.
Mittie said that a lot of things bothered them during the UNC game.
“We need to get tougher against adversity,” Mittie said. “Our schedule does not allow for players to take plays off.”
The Lady Frogs were led in scoring by Davis, who scored 14 points. Sophomore forward Lorie Butler-Rayford scored nine points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Ross added seven points and six assists.
Mittie said the team was fortunate to be 2-2.
“We are our own worst enemy,” Mittie said. “We need to get to where we are doing things well.