Weekend sports roundup

Weekend sports roundup

Equestrian

At it first Fort Worth Stock Show appearance in program history, TCU defeated Texas A&M 5-3.

Junior Ashley Aikman was key to the win by defeating A&M rider Randi Standley in Horsemanship.

Heading into the meet, A&M was the defending national champion and TCU was ranked No. 8.

Swimming & Diving

The men clenched their first Mountain West title in program history on Saturday, defeating UNLV in their final dual meet of the 2009-2010 season.

They head into the MWC Championship meet, scheduled for Feb. 24-27 at Oklahoma City Community College, with an unblemished regular season record of 7-0.

The women also showed up strong with wins in multiple events, but they lost to the Rebels 174.5-123.5.

Men’s Basketball

After a series of losses, the Horned Frog men’s basketball team fought for a 65-51 victory over the Air Force Academy Falcons.

Junior guard Greg Hill and sophomore guard Ronnie Moss were key to the win, scoring 41 points combined.

Hill racked up 23 points and four rebounds against the Falcons, while Moss scored 18 points, made two rebounds and blocked one shot.

The Frogs advanced to 11-13 for the regular season, 3-6 in conference.

Rifle

Saturday marked the Frogs’ eighth straight win at 4,663-4,599 against UT-El Paso.

Freshman Sarah Scherer brought home top honors from El Paso with an aggregate score of 1,173. Freshman Sarah Beard came in second with a score of 1,171.

Rifle is scheduled to host the NCAA Qualifier this weekend.

Women’s Tennis

The No. 24 women’s tennis team suffered a defeat in its 2010 home opener Friday. The No. 14 Stanford Cardinals plowed over the Frogs 6-1.

Junior Katariina Tuohimaa won her highest-ranked individual career match against Stanford’s No. 16 Mallory Burdette.
TCU advanced to 1-2 for the season.

Men’s Golf

In its spring season debut in Kohala Coast, Hawaii, the men’s golf team finished 14th overall.

They finished the Mauna Lani Invitational with a team score of 900.

The tournament title went to Stanford with a score 866.

Lacrosse

The Lax Frogs fell to conference opponent Texas A&M in overtime with a final score of 9-10.

They compete against Oklahoma State University next in Fort Worth on Friday.