Frogs face UTA Mavericks

After winning the first two games in the Houston College Classic during the weekend, the Horned Frogs lost to Rice University, dropping their season record to 8-2.

The loss ended the Frogs’ four-game winning streak.

Against Rice, the No. 7 Horned Frog baseball team had runners in every inning, producing 11.

The Frogs had a 4-3 lead heading into the bottom of the ninth, but the Owls delivered the game winning hit to end the game 5-4.

The Frogs opened the Houston College Classic on Friday by beating Texas Tech 11-2. The Frogs had 15 hits in Friday’s game.

Senior Matt Curry had two doubles and a home run to total three runs against Tech.

Sophomore Taylor Featherston had 3 runs against the Red Raiders.

The Frogs followed with another win Saturday by defeating Missouri 4-3.

The Tigers took an early lead in the first inning but the Frogs were able to tie the game in the second inning. The game was tied until the fifth inning when the Frogs were able to break away making it a 2-1 lead.

The Frogs and Tigers were tied at the bottom of the ninth sending the game into an extra inning. Aaron Schultz, a redshirt sophomore, hit in the bottom of the tenth inning to give TCU the win against Missouri.

Senior catcher Bryan Holaday was named the MVP of the Houston College Classic. Holaday hit a double and triple while scoring one run in the opening game against the Red Raiders. He also made two hits in Sunday’s game against Rice.

The Frogs continue their season against UT-Arlington tonight. The Frogs will take on the Mavericks for the first time this season.

The Frogs played the Mavericks twice during the 2009 season, defeating them in both showings. Last March, the Frogs won overwhelmingly 11-3 in the first game against UT-Arlington, and again in April, 2-1.


TCU vs. UT-Arlington

When: 6:30 p.m. tonight

Where: Clay Gould Ballpark in Arlington

All the action can be followed on KTCU FM 88.7 “The Choice.”