Category: TCU

NCAA Baseball: Fear the Frog – TCU pegged as college baseball’s team to beat

season_preview_baseball-jpg_t2500In this June 19, 2016, file photo, TCU’s Luken Baker (19), celebrates with coach Jim Schlossnagle following an NCAA men’s College World Series baseball game against Texas Tech in Omaha, Neb. TCU has made it to the College World Series three straight years, and the Horned Frogs have brought back eight everyday players, their top two starting pitchers and the closer. They’ll open the season next Friday No. 1 in every major national poll. read more…

NCAA Women’s Golf: 2016 Jim West Challenge Day 1 Photo Gallery

 

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NCAA Women’s Golf: The Woodlands Fazio Course at Carlton Woods & Texas State women’s golf to host the 2016 Jim West Challenge Sun., Oct. 9 and Mon., Oct. 10

The tournament started at 8:30 on Sunday morning with the golfers playing 36 continuous holes for rounds one and two. The final round is slated for a shotgun start at 9:30 on Monday on The Fazio Course at Carlton Woods. The 6,137 yard course plays at a par 72 for the weekend.

The 15-team field includes 11 teams that qualified for the 2016 NCAA Championships. Joining Texas State are Florida State, Houston, Jacksonville, Kent State, Miami, Missouri, North Texas, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, TCU, Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech and UTSA.

Live results will be available during tournament play at BirdieFire.com … Tournament results will be posted at TXStateBobcats.com at the conclusion of each day of competition.

The tournament concludes Monday with 18 holes beginning with an 9:30 a.m. shotgun start.

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College Night at the Lone Star Convention Center

College Night is one of the largest college fairs held in the Houston Metropolitan area with over 150 colleges and universities in attendance and over 4,000 participants.collegenight2016

Conroe ISD, along with neighboring districts, Montgomery and Willis, is sponsoring College Night at the Lone Star Convention & Expo Center.

College Night provides parents and students with the opportunity to learn about college admissions, financial aid, and military opportunities as well as speak with college admissions representatives.

College Night will be held on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Lone Star Convention & Expo Center located at 9055 Airport Road (formerly FM 1484) in Conroe, TX 77303. Students are encouraged to register online at www.gotocollegefairs.com and print out a barcode to minimize time filling out information cards at the fair. Registration for the event is not required.

Baseball: TCU won’t pitch Baker again in 2016, retools rotation

BakerpitchFreshman right-hander Luken Baker, sidelined by a muscle strain in his arm three weeks ago, won’t pitch the rest of the season. Coach Jim Schlossnagle said the team will play it safe with the highly recruited prospect, who came off the mound after facing six batters in an April 22 start at Oklahoma State. click here for complete story

TCU pitching getting return on investment in freshman arms

FeltmanTCU takes along the Big 12’s second-best earned-run average when it starts a three-game series at Oklahoma State on Friday. The Horned Frogs have a 2.95 team ERA through 35 games covering 305 innings, a notable return from a staff using two freshmen in the weekend rotation and three in the bullpen, including the closer. click here for complete story

Baseball: Former Oak Ridge star Baker off to scorching start for TCU

56d5248e520fd.imageSimply put, Luken Baker is having an absolute blast playing college baseball right now.

The former Oak Ridge star and 2015 Gatorade National High School Player of the Year is off to a scorching start for the No. 9 TCU Horned Frogs, who were in town this past weekend for the Houston College Classic at Minute Maid Park.

It was a special few days for Baker, a true freshman who chose the college route instead of turning professional after his senior year of high school. He was selected by the Houston Astros in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft last summer, but made it clear beforehand that he intended to honor his commitment to the Horned Frogs. click here for complete story

Baseball: Luken Baker put on a show for his fans leading TCU past Rice 10-0

938e629d2b9a404e26f35c0a32a4e164Former 2015 Gatorade National Baseball Player of the Year and local Houston area native Luken Baker put on a show for his hometown fans on Saturday leading TCU past Rice 10-0. Baker who starred at nearby Oak Ridge High School, made his second career start for Texas Christian a memorable one. Pitching at Minute Maid Park, home of the Houston Astros, Baker scattered four hits over six shutout innings and added a home run from the clean-up spot. click here for complete story