After a win on Friday in their series opener against No. 6 Cal State Fullerton, the No. 9 Frogs split a Sunday double-header with a 4-6 loss and a 8-1 win. Their season record advanced to 5-1 as they prepare for their next game against UT-San Antonio tonight.
The women’s tennis team, under head coach Jefferson Hammond, lost two meets 4-3 in Alabama during the weekend. On Saturday, the No. 32 Frogs faced the No. 58 Alabama Crimson Tide and dropped a late lead to lose the meet. Sunday didn’t prove successful either with another loss, this time to No. 46 Auburn. In both meets, the Frogs clenched the doubles point with strong doubles team performances, but failed to produce strong enough singles performances to earn the meet wins.
On Sunday, the Horned Frog men’s golf team kicked off the first round of play at the John Hayt Collegiate Invitational with a No. 4 finish. Monday caused some problems for the Frogs, dropping their rank to No. 9 overall as they head into their third round of play today.
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The H20 Frogs competed in Oklahoma City at the Mountain West Championship during the weekend. The men finished with the No. 5 spot after winning their regular season with an undefeated dual meet record. The women came out of the championships with a seventh place finish.
Sophomore Edgar Crespo clenched a gold in the men’s 100-breast on Friday, making the only individual championship of the meet for the Frogs.
In a close game with nine lead changes and nonstop action, the Frogs clenched a 73-67 victory over the Colorado State Rams in Daniel-Meyer Coliseum. Senior Zvonko Buljan largely contributed to the win pulling in a double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds during his 30 minutes on the court.
The No. 8 Horned Frog equestrian team dropped a weekend game to No. 4 Oklahoma State in Stillwater 14-10. Although the team didn’t produce an overall win, several riders finished with strong performances, including senior Carrie von Uhlit, who earned a 71-67 win over OSU’s Bri Parnell in Reining. Von Uhlit’s season record is now 14-2. The equestrian team finishes its regular season this weekend in a rescheduled matchup with Southern Methodist University on Friday.
The Flyin’ Frogs competed in Albuquerque during the weekend at the MWC Indoor Championships. As a team, the Frogs finished second in both the men’s and women’s categories and recorded 11 NCAA provisional marks and eight MWC titles individually. Senior Clemore Henry broke the previous meet record in the men’s 200-meters with a NCAA provisional time of 21.02 seconds. Junior Kristal Juarez broke a TCU record in the women’s 400-meters, topping the previous school record with a time of 53.43 seconds.
Aside from the athletes strong performances at the championships, head coach Darryl Anderson was also recognized with the MWC Men’s Coach of the Year honor. It is his second in three years.
The LAX Frogs split their games this weekend with a huge 13-0 win over OSU on Friday followed by a 7-15 loss to Texas State University on Saturday. Both games took place on the Frogs’ home turf, the TCU intramural fields. They face their next opponent, the University of Nebraska, on Friday.