The TCU men’s tennis team suffered a 4-3 loss to No. 33 Rice in Houston Saturday. TCU took a 1-0 lead after taking the doubles point. TCU’s doubles pair of seniors Christopher Price and Emanuel Brighiu got the doubles point for TCU after winning the third and final match in a tiebreaker. The other two points came from Price, who was playing in his hometown, and No. 74 Brighiu in their respective singles matches.
Swimming & Diving
TCU junior Edgar Crespo was the only competitor at the NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Championship from TCU for the second-straight year. He competed in the 100-breaststroke Friday and the 200-breaststroke Saturday inside the University Aquatics Center at the University of Minnesota. Crespo holds the TCU record for 100-breaststroke and finished 20th in the race to improve upon his 27th place finish from last year. In his first time to compete in the 200-breaststroke in the NCAA Championship, he broke his own TCU record with a time of 1:57.91 to finish 30th overall in the race.
Track and Field
TCU’s track and field team traveled to Tempe, Ariz. to compete in the Arizona State Invitational Saturday at Joe Selleh Track at Sun Angel Stadium. Senior Jessica Young garnered a first-place victory in the women’s 400 meters with a record-breaking time of 52.27. This broke Nathandra John’s TCU record time of 52.31 set in 2006 as well as the ASU Invitational meet record of 53.30 set in 1998. Young also helped the 4×100 relay team, including senior Teneshia Peart, freshman Veronica Jones and freshman Franchelle Hill place third overall with TCU’s fastest time of the spring of 44.49.
The No. 8 TCU equestrian team defeated the No. 4 Oklahoma State Cowgirls at October Hill Farm 12-8 with an overall score of 1,507-1,496.5. This was the third time TCU defeated OSU and the second-straight win against them at home. The win brought TCU’s regular season record to 7-4 and 5-1 at home. Oklahoma State’s record went to 6-4. Senior Kelsey Huffman earned her fourth MVP award of the season in Reigning when she beat OSU’s Caroline Daniels 74-66.5. She is 7-3-0 on the season and is ranked in the top-20 in the nation.