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TCU News: Football adds Lubbock speedster, Soccer makes NCAA tournament

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Football

Coronado’s Conwright chooses TCU | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

To say Conwright is having a good year would be an understatement. He’s been incredible.

Conwright is the area’s leading receiver with 1,025 yards and 20 touchdowns on 76 receptions. He caught five touchdown passes Friday in a 56-22 win against Amarillo Palo Duro to help the Mustangs clinch at least a share of their third consecutive district championship.

Jeff Gladney may be hurting, but he’s trying to be the leader TCU needs - and it shows | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Gladney has been banged up this season, but has fought through to be a leader.

“I was in pain, but I’m trying to be a leader,” said Gladney, who is one of the top cornerbacks in the Big 12. “I’ve only got one more year left. I know we’ve got a lot of young guys, so I’ve got to step up and lead them. I feel like just playing showed them like, ‘Hey, you’ve got to push through anything.’

“All the adversity we’ve had, you know, you’ve just got to push through.”

Commit roundup: TCU verbal tops 350 yards rushing | Dallas Morning News

Several Horned Frog commits showed out this week, including Daimarqua Foster.

Wichita Falls Hirschi running back Daimarqua Foster rushed for 361 yards and four touchdowns in a 55-37 win over Springtown.

3 takeaways from Gary Patterson’s Big 12 teleconference | Dallas Morning News

Defense will win a lot of games for you, and the Frogs have proven that many times under Patterson.

“We are 112-5 when holding [and opponent] to 17 points or less,” Patterson said. “We’ve been in close ball games and low scoring games. We’ve done a good job. As I told coach Snyder, both teams were beat up and it’s hard.”

Soccer

Three straight! TCU Earns NCAA Tournament Bid | GoFrogs.com

TCU’s soccer team qualified for their third straight NCAA tournament on Monday. They’ll host BYU in the first round this Friday night, at 7pm.

The Horned Frogs are 12-4-3 on the season and finished tied for third in the Big 12 with a record of 5-3-1. For the first time since joining the Big 12 in 2012, the Horned Frogs tallied three road conference victories. Additionally, the Frogs posted a 7-1-2 home record. TCU established a school record with 10 shutouts this season.