Sports weekend recap

Men’s Basketball

The TCU men’s basketball team got off to a strong start on Friday, defeating Jackson State 86-62. It marks the fifth consecutive season opener that the men’s basketball team won and the 10th time TCU is 1-0 in the past 11 seasons. Junior guard Ronnie Moss contributed to the offense by scoring 20 points for the Frogs. It was the 11th time in Moss’s career he scored at least 20 points. The Frogs will be back on the court tonight, facing local rival SMU at 7 p.m. in the Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.

Women’s Basketball

The Horned Frogs women’s basketball team took down Houston Baptist Friday night in a 96-38 win at home. Senior guard Emily Carter set a university record in the second half of the game by scoring and then surpassing her 1,000th career point. Carter scored 26 points on the night. This was the Frogs’ 11th season-opening win in the past 12 seasons. TCU will play SMU at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.


The all-female TCU rifle team defeated both the men’s and women’s teams from The Citadel on Saturday. The score against the men’s team was 4,693-4,372 and against the women’s team was 4,693-4,176. Sophomore Sarah Scherer again led the team by winning in air rifle and smallbore. The Horned Frogs are undefeated this season.


The TCU volleyball team suffered a three-set loss to No. 13 Colorado State on Saturday. Senior Irene Hester was the offensive leader for the Horned Frogs, posting 11 kills. Hester also had a tied career-high five assists and eight digs. The Frogs are now 13-14 overall and 4-9 in league play. They will be back in action at 8 p.m. Thursday against BYU in Provo, Utah.