Weekend sports recap



    The TCU volleyball team swept the Air Force Falcons Saturday at home. Senior outside hitter Irene Hester, senior middle blocker Christy Hudson and junior middle blocker Kristen Hester combined for 35 of the team’s 48 kills.

    Kristen Hester also had a match high of six blocks. The Frogs are now 11-6 overall and 2-1 in the Mountain West Conference. They will play New Mexico 7 p.m. Friday at the University Rec Center.


    The Frogs defeated the University of Tennessee-Martin 13-7 Saturday at the Ned McWherter Agricultural Complex.

    Senior Ashley Aikman and sophomore Kolby Simonson won MVP honors in horsemanship and reining, respectively, and helped the team to its first 2-0 start to the season in the program’s history. The team now has three consecutive regular season wins, including a win last spring.


    Senior Emanuel Brighiu played Monday in the singles qualifying draw at the D’Novo ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla., after gaining an at-large bid in the singles bracket Sunday.

    Brighiu was the top seed in the pre-qualifying draw, which gave him the chance to advance to the next round. The TCU doubles teams play today in the doubles qualifying bracket.