Weekend sports roundup

As winter sports progress in their season and spring sports kick into gear, Horned Frog teams are all over the place.

This weekend, women’s and men’s tennis, women’s and men’s basketball, track and field, swimming and diving, equestrian and rifle all face matchups.

Whether shooting or swimming, the Frogs face stiff competition across the country.


Women’s Tennis

The women’s tennis team competes Friday at the ITA National Indoor Qualifier against Vanderbilt University in a match played in Knoxville. The No. 27 Frogs will face the No. 22 Commodores, along with teams from the University of Texas and the host, the University of Tennessee.

The Frogs are 2-1 over Vanderbilt all time and compete with the hopes of advancing to the ITA Indoor Championships.


Men’s Tennis

Alongside the Mountain West Conference men’s tennis player of the week, junior Zach Nichols, the Frogs will head to Waco for the men’s ITA Indoor Regionals where they will face Texas A&M Corpus Christi then either Baylor University or the University of Iowa.

The men’s team is ranked No. 38 in the opening ITA National poll, and won both contests last weekend in its spring openers.


Women’s Basketball

After yet another victory at home, the No. 20 Lady Frogs head to Albuquerque to take on the Lobos on Saturday at 2:30 p.m.

The Lady Frogs are 5-1 in conference play, and 15-4 overall, matching their best season start for the fourth time in program history.

The Lady Frogs currently have the best record in the Mountain West Conference.


Men’s Basketball

With the women on the road, the men return to Fort Worth to face the Lobos in Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.

Tipoff is scheduled for 5:05 p.m. Saturday.

After a loss to the Colorado State Rams on the road, the Horned Frogs are 2-4 in MWC play.


Rifle

After a victory against the Nebraska Cornhuskers last weekend, the rifle team returns home riding a six-game winning streak and will host UT-El Paso on Saturday.
The Frogs will head to El Paso next weekend to take on the Miners at home.