Quick Sports: Longhorns beat Horned Frogs 4-1; rifle team continues win streak

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    Men’s tennis beats South Florida, falls to Texas

    The men’s tennis team finished 1-1 this weekend in two matches at Penick-Allison Tennis Center in Austin.

    The team faced the University of South Florida on Saturday and came away with a 4-1 victory. South Florida was ranked 28th coming into the match.

    Things went a little differently for the Horned Frogs on Sunday against the University of Texas Longhorns squad.

    The No. 2 Longhorns defeated the Horned Frogs 4-1.

    With the win and the loss over the weekend, the team’s record now stands at 1-2 in dual match play this season. All of the matches have come against teams ranked 28 or better.

    The Horned Frogs will return to the court Feb. 14 against the University of Oklahoma in Norman.

    Women’s Tennis defeats No. 20 Florida State 4-2

    The women’s tennis team moved to 2-2 on the young season after defeating Florida State University 4-2 on the campus of Georgia Tech University on Sunday.

    Both of the women’s wins this season have come against teams ranked higher than the team in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association rankings.

    TCU entered the matched ranked No. 25 by the ITA.

    Seniors Macall Harkins and Anna Sydorska, ranked 16th nationally in doubles play, helped lead the women to victory against the Seminoles with an 8-5 win.

    The team plays this Sunday at home in the Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center against Auburn University.

    Flyin’ Frogs set provisional mark Houston Indoor Invitational

    The track and field team sent four women to Houston for an indoor meet over the weekend.

    Junior sprinter Jessica Young continued her early season success with a great showing at the Houston Indoor Invitational on Saturday.

    Young set a NCAA provisional mark when she finished second in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.41 seconds.

    Seniors Kishelle Paul and Meaghan Peoples also competed in the 60-meter hurdles. Paul finished in second place while Peoples finished 14th.

    Up next for the Flyin’ Frogs is the Texas A&M Invitational, beginning Feb. 13.

    Rifle team remains undefeated in spring semester

    The women’s rifle team took down the University of Texas at El Paso on Saturday by a score of 4,618-4,563.

    The team was led by freshman Mattie Brogdon, who had a score of 587 in air rifle and was awarded individual honors.

    The team is undefeated in competition since its return from winter break.

    The Horned Frogs will host the UTEP Miners on Saturday, the last competition before an NCAA qualifier match Feb. 14.