A Freshman righty will start today for the Frogs, with a freshman lefty on deck.
Schlossnagle said he still has more pitchers he wants to see. He said he wanted to get Sean Wymer into Sunday’s game but did not get a chance. He said freshman right-hander Devon Roedahl will start Wednesday against Arkansas-Pine Bluff, and freshman left-hander Dalton Horton should also see action.
Elliott Barzilli has been great as a Horned Frog, proving his versatility along the way.
Elliott Barzilli has busted out of the gates at the plate, hitting a robust .636 after the first three games. He paces the Big 12 field with his average. His seven hits on the season are tied for third in the league.
Since coming to TCU in the fall of 2014, Barzilli is hitting .288 in 36 games played. He has started at least one game at three of the four infield positions since coming to TCU and all four positions in his collegiate career.
Another great game by Chauncey Collins was wasted last night.
Chauncey Collins scored a career-high 29 points, Brandon Parrish had 19, and Malique Trent 15 as the Horned Frogs put together a second consecutive strong offensive performance.
Trent Johnson delivered the below quote after the game. If you can't blame effort or execution, what's left? Coaching.
"For the most part, we played really, really well. Really well. Texas Tech's a really good basketball team. They have a lot of confidence in close games. We had a couple bad possessions down the stretch. But I can't fault our effort. I can't fault our execution."
Coach Pebley knows that it'll take a lot to keep the momentum going.
"Big ‘mo’ only helps you if you can keep it on your side," Pebley said. "The way we’re approaching our momentum is meeting it with great work ethic. This really tough stretch at the end requires us to stay present and focus."
The Frogs and Bears both get spring practice under way this week. Which one can get their new weapons up to speed fastest?
At all three schools, as well as other FBS programs that start spring drills in March, there are lots of unanswered questions about returning personnel, fresh schemes and impact newcomers. For the first time, junior-college transfers and January enrollees from the high school ranks will take the field with returning veterans, giving college coaches their first inkling of what to expect next fall over the course of 15 spring workouts.