No. 5 Horned Frogs beat Delaware State


    The No. 5 Horned Frogs dominated at October Hill Farm in Sunday’s match against Delaware State.

    Three Frogs earned MVP accolades in the convincing 15-5 victory. TCU outscored the Hornets 1,550.5-1,428.5.

    Senior Jessica Hagen was one of the riders given MVP honors, putting forth a strong effort in Equitation on the Flat.

    Hagen posted a 94-72 win over DSU’s Kayla Blair. The MVP accolades are the eighth of Hagen’s career at TCU.

    Sophomore Victoria Giachino and seniors Tassie Munroe and Milana Trimino also tallied victories in Equitation on the Flat.

    Junior Taylor Frederick led the way in Equitation over Fences, earning MVP accolades and improving her season record to 3-0.

    Junior Courtney Chown also earned MVP honors with her performance in Horsemanship. The 75.5-73 win over Brittany Good pushed Chown’s season record to 3-0. Chown is coming off of an 11-4-1 record in the 2009-10 equestrian season.

    Sophomore Lexie Estrada, junior Lyndsi Hardin and Ashley Aikman recorded Horsemanship victories for the Frogs as well.

    The Frogs rounded out the day’s strong performance with a victory in Reining. Freshman Devin Spencer and seniors Kelly Morris and Kelsey Huffman earned points for TCU.

    The win bumped Huffman’s season record to 3-0 in Reining.

    The win against DSU came after a tragedy suffered during practice over the weekend. One of TCU’s horses suffered a life-ending injury during practice over the weekend.

    The Frogs are off to an impressive 4-0 start this season. They return to action Friday night against Baylor. The match is set to begin at 6 p.m. at the Fort Worth Stock Show.