Weekend sports roundup

Weekend sports roundup

Baseball

Following a 4-2 loss to Oklahoma on Tuesday, the Horned Frog baseball team headed south for a weekend series with the University of Houston. TCU swept Houston 3-0 with a 15-1 win Friday, a 6-1 win Saturday and a 12-2 win Sunday. Sunday’s game resulted in three home runs for sophomore Jason Coats, making him the 11th player in school history to achieve the feat. The Horned Frogs’ season record advanced to 23-7. Next up for the Horned Frogs is a showdown with Texas A&M tonight.

Men’s Tennis

After a 4-3 conference win against the University of Utah on Thursday, the Frogs hosted another conference match Saturday against Brigham Young University. The Frogs dropped their match to the BYU Cougars 3-4. This was the Frogs’ first loss to BYU in 10 meetings. The Frogs are now 2-2 in Mountain West play with a loss to the Cougars and the San Diego State Aztecs. The Frogs head to Dallas today to face crosstown rival Southern Methodist University before returning to conference play.

Women’s Tennis

After a promising start in conference play, the women’s tennis team dropped a pair of matches during the weekend, ending its four-match winning streak. Friday, the Horned Frogs recorded a 3-4 loss against San Diego State. They started out with a 3-1 lead but dropped the final three matches. The women added another conference loss Saturday to the University of Nevada – Las Vegas. They move to 6-14 on the season, 3-2 in conference. They return to conference play Saturday against BYU.

Rifle

Freshman shooter Sarah Scherer earned her second national championship of the season at the National Junior Olympic Rifle Championships in the Women’s Junior Air Rifle event. Freshman Sarah Beard qualified as well, and freshman Caitlin Morrissey finished at No. 12.