Weekend recap: Lady Frogs win their 10th season opener

Women’s Basketball

The Lady Frogs won their 10th season opener in 11 years under head coach Jeff Mittie as they blew away the Houston Baptist Huskies 109-30 at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum on Sunday.

The game featured the second largest margin of victory in school history behind an 80 point win in 2001, as TCU scored more than 100 points in a game for the first time since the 2006-07 season.

Junior guard Helena Sverrisdottir finished one rebound shy of recording the second triple-double in school history, scoring 13 points to go with 10 assists and nine rebounds.

Men’s Basketball

The Horned Frogs had to sweat to put away Mid-America Christian University 74-69 at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum on Friday night.

MACU, which plays in the NAIA’s Sooner Athletic Conference and was facing its first NCAA Division I opponent in school history, outscored TCU 24-10 in the final nine minutes of the game.

Soccer

Junior midfielder Jackie Torda was named one of 38 finalists for the Soccer News Net Player of the Year Award Friday morning. To vote for Torda, fans can go to www.dallassoccernews.com.

Volleyball

The Frogs’ eight game winning streak came to an end Saturday in Las Vegas as the Frogs fell 3-0 to the UNLV Rebels. With the loss, TCU fell to 12-3 in the Mountain West and 23-6 overall. The team will finish the conference schedule in a home game on Nov. 20 against New Mexico.

Rifle

The Frogs recorded a new aggregate record, firing a combined score of 4,669 at a four-team tournament hosted by the Citadel over the weekend.

Freshman Sara Scherer won both the smallbore and air rifle events with scores of 586 and 592, respectively.