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TCU News: Frogs Drop Series at OSU

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Baseball was not able to take advantage of Tech's series loss in Austin to gain ground in the Big 12 title race.

Baseball:

Oklahoma State upends TCU with eight-run third inning | The Star-Telegram

The Frogs dropped an important series on the road, undone yet again by one (really) bad inning. The #brightside? Tech lost their series in Austin as well, so TCU has a chance to come out of next weekend with the regular season title still within reach.

The Cowboys had six hits in the inning, highlighted by Conor Costello’s three-run home run. Oklahoma State also had five singles, one on a bunt and another one that didn’t leave the infield. There was also a hit batter.

TCU tried to mount a comeback and had a four-run sixth inning. Dane Steinhagen had a run-scoring double in the inning. He also had a home run.

Cowboys win finale, series, against TCU | News 9

OSU pitching was as good as advertised, but it was their offense - especially against the TCU pen - that was most surprising over the course of the weekend.

“I’m just really proud of these kids,” said OSU head coach Josh Holliday. “They showed a lot of determination and grit out there today. I think TCU is the best team we’ve played. They’re just hard to get out.

Football:

QB job remains up for grabs at Baylor, TCU, UT | Houston Chronicle

We are (rightfully) focused on the battle under center in Fort Worth, but the competitions in Waco and Austin might be just as riveting. Whether or not Seth Russell can come back fully from his injury, as well as if freshman Shane Buechele will take the reins in Austin, may be the most intriguing questions of the summer.

"It's better for us not to have a starter right now," Patterson said. "I see leadership and growth, and I want to see more of that this summer and into the two-a-days. They were real close in the stats, as far as spring is concerned."

Women's Basketball:

Zahna Medley signs deal to play in WNBA in Texas | Dallas News

TCU's all-time leading scorer will attempt to make the San Antonio Stars roster, and will have several preseason games to do so. The Illinois native is hopeful to continue her career in her adopted home state.

Medley is TCU's all-time leading scorer, putting up 1,975 points in her four-years in Fort Worth. She also holds the program record for 3-pointers (316) is second all-time in assists (510). She finished fifth in the Big 12 in scoring this season, averaging 16.3 points per contest. She also averaged 3.9 assists per game while shooting 41.8 percent from 3-point range.

Around Campus:

Prosser senior embraces her soon-to-be college town | Yakima Herald

A member of the class of 2020, a senior from Yakima, Washington shares her impressions of Fort Worth with the Pacific Northwest. It's always fun to hear an 'outsider' wax poetic about our fair little city. We can't wait to welcome you to the Frog Fam, Taylor!

On the eight-hour trip down to Fort Worth, Texas, early in March, I knew I was going to decide by the end of the journey that I would be going to Texas Christian University to continue my education. What I didn’t realize is that the town of Fort Worth is a living, breathing entity of its own, and that its diversity is as wide as any of the “Keep (city name) Weird” cities, such as Portland and Austin.