TCU freshman Connor Wanhanen was chosen as the designated hitter on the College World Series all-tournament team. Wanhanen hit .462 in four CWS games, highlighted by a 3-for-4, three-RBI performance in the opener against LSU.
TCU closer Riley Ferrell, the 79th overall pick in this year’s draft, will drive up to Minute Maid Park on Friday to sign with the Astros, multiple sources close to both parties tell the Houston Chronicle.
Last year, a TCU team coming off a 4-8 season won its first Big 12 title and captured a New Year's Six Bowl blowout win over an SEC West opponent while its oft-criticized, inconsistent quarterback morphed into a Heisman contender. That's a Best Case Scenario with a capital "B."
Boykin runs like a running back, throws like a quarterback, and has matured into a smarter signal-caller under the tutelage of Sonny Cumbie. During his first two seasons, he looked like a quarterback who trusted himself to get it done more than he trusted his teammates. Last season, he looked like a distributor who trusted all of his teammates to be there if he needed them, passing to 11 different receivers at least 10 times in 2014.
Track & Field
In his first 100 meters in almost a month, Ronnie Baker returned to the track with a spectacular performance on day one of the USATF Championships at Hayward Field on Thursday night.