The last person TCU head coach Jim Schlossnagle wanted to see at the plate with the game on the line was Mark Payton. And he was reluctant to use sophomore closer Riley Ferrell three nights in a row.
Saturday afternoon, for the third consecutive day, the No. 6 Longhorns found themselves in the middle of a pitching duel. And, just like the first two, the Longhorns came out on the losing end, falling 3-1 as TCU completed a series sweep in front of the largest crowd of the season at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.
The TCU baseball team rallied with three late runs to complete the sweep of No. 4 Texas at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Riley Ferrell collected his third save of the weekend and Dylan Fitzgerald drove in two runs to lead the Horned Frogs.
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When standout TCU safety Sam Carter was an eighth-grader he toured the gym at Houston’s Sharpstown High School and saw the banners of football glories past. The distant past.
Former TCU cornerback Jason Verrett ran a 6.69 in the three cone drill, had a vertical jump of 39 inches and 128 inch broad jump, showing elite athleticism to NFL scouts whose teams may consider drafting the California native in the first round of the 2014 NFL draft.
For the second time in two weeks TCU junior Megan Smith posted a double-double with wins in the women's discus and shot put Saturday at the Michael Johnson Invitational hosted by Baylor University.