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Horned Frog Sports activities Spherical Up: 3/18


Mar 18, 2023

Swimming and Diving: TCU Swim and Dive completed up NCAA Zone Competitions in Minneapolis and competed within the Nationwide Invitational Championships in Elkhart, Indiana this previous week. Alec Hubbard earned an invite to the NCAA Nationwide Championships in platform after ending fifth on the NCAA Zone D Championship. Hubbard will be a part of fellow Frogs David Ekdahl and Jadon Wuilliez on the Nationwide Championships who each earned invites on earlier days of competitors on the Zone Championships. The NCAA Championships will happen March twenty second by way of twenty fifth again in Minneapolis the place Hubbard will compete within the platform, Ekdahl will compete within the 1-meter and 3-meter competitions, and Wuilliez will compete within the 100-meter backstroke. TCU began off the Nationwide Invitational Championships robust as nicely with a win on the primary day from Jeanne Dahmen within the 50 fly due to a good time of 24.02. Olivia Rhodes secured one other podium end for the Frogs with a bronze medal in 50 freestyle, whereas Raphael Paiva Da Lima picked up a third-place end within the males’s 50-yard breaststroke. Extra {hardware} was earned by TCU on the second day of competitors thanks to a faculty file time within the ladies’s 100-yard breaststroke of 1:00.92, good for a third-place end. Dahmen picked up one other prime 3 end with a second-place end within the ladies’s 100-yard fly, breaking the varsity file with a time of 53.45. The lads’s 800-yard freestyle crew of Luke Dimiceli, Milan Fabian, Geremia Freri, and Kornel Kohalmi completed the day robust for TCU with a third-place end and a time of 6:29.74. Freri had a superb efficiency on the third and closing day of competitors as he got here in third place within the 200-yard breaststroke and broke the varsity file with a 48.98 time within the 100-yard IM. The NCAA Championships subsequent week will wrap up what has already been a really profitable season for TCU Swim and Dive with an opportunity to get even higher with 3 Frogs competing in 4 whole occasions on the Nationwide Championships.

Observe and Area: Each the outside and indoor observe and discipline squads had been in motion this previous week with the Indoor Nationwide Championships, the Armor UTA Invite, and the TCU Alumni Invitational. The Frogs had been glorious within the triple bounce on each the lads’s and girls’s sides as Grace Anigbata and Jaren Holmes each had top-10 finishes within the occasion. Anigbata broke the varsity file for the triple bounce on her solution to a second-team All-American award with a leap of 44’ 6.75”. Holmes was named second-team All-American as nicely with a leap of 53’ 3” good for ninth general. The outside crew had an important displaying on the Armor UTA Invite with three throwers selecting up wins for the Frogs. Samantha Callaway recorded two podium finishes on the day together with a win in discus due to a throw of 49.08 meters. Callaway additionally completed third in shot put after a 12.82-meter throw. Mathilda Bjorklund picked up her second win of the season in hammer throw with a throw of 56.76 meters which was over eight meters longer than second place. Kyler Van Grouw additionally had a superb day as he got here in first in males’s shot put with a 15.32-meter throw and got here in second in males’s discus with a throw of 49.28 meters. Subsequent was the TCU Alumni Invitational the place Bjorklund continued her dominant begin to the season along with her third straight win in hammer throw. Callaway additionally continued her scorching begin with a second-place end in ladies’s discus. Jillian Johnson picked up a third-place end for the Frogs in excessive bounce whereas Emma Seetoo gained the lengthy bounce for TCU with a leap of 6.20 meters. Quinn Calhoun was yet one more winner for the Frogs as she completed first within the ladies’s pole vault with a top of 4.11 meters. TCU gained the lads’s pole vault occasion as nicely behind a 5.10-meter top from Ben Kirbo. TCU additionally had the highest two finishers in males’s lengthy bounce as Gavin Champ and Evan Koach had jumps of seven.50 meters and seven.45 meters respectively. Sydney Juszczyk completed first within the ladies’s javelin with a throw of 48.75 meters which was 6 meters longer than second place. TCU had the highest two finishers in males’s triple bounce as nicely with

Theophilus Mudzengerere and Damilare Olukosi took first and second respectively. The Frogs’ 4×100 meter males’s relay crew took first place as nicely. TCU dominated the ladies’s 1500-meter race as the highest 5 finishers had been all Frogs, led by Gracie Morris with a superb time of 4:14.59. Jasmin Muhammad-Graham picked up a first-place end for TCU within the ladies’s 800-meter, ending nearly 7 seconds forward of second place. Iyana Grey was one other Frog winner as she completed first within the 200-meter sprint as Dreunna Washington joined her on the rostrum with a third-place end. The highest two runners within the ladies’s 3000-meter race had been each Horned Frogs as Mariana Martinez and Peyton Mcquillan took first and second place respectively. The ladies’s and males’s 4×400 meter race was gained by the TCU groups as nicely to wrap up the day. Subsequent up for Out of doors Observe and Area is the Clyde Hart Basic in Waco subsequent Friday and Saturday.

Rifle: TCU Rifle closed out their 2023 season with an unbelievable displaying on the Nationwide Championship meet in Akron, Ohio coming in second general. The Frogs needed to battle again from a sluggish begin in smallbore as they had been in sixth place after the primary day. TCU shot very nicely in air rifle on the second day, coming in second general within the occasion and shifting forward of 4 groups to complete second general. Julie Johannessen led the best way for the Frogs with a superb 599 rating in air rifle and a 586 rating in smallbore. Johannessen had one of many best seasons of all time for a Frog as she set the NCAA file in smallbore on the PRC Championships with a rating of 598. Katie Zaun and Stephanie Grundsoee had nice showings on the Nationwide Championship in addition to they shot 597 and 595 in air rifle and 585 and 584 in smallbore respectively. The Frogs had yet one more phenomenal season as they gained the PRC Championship and misplaced just one meet all yr with that being the Nationwide Championship. TCU might be again as they’re nonetheless a really younger crew with Johannessen and Zaun each simply being freshmen with many probabilities at runs to the natty forward.

Males’s Golf: TCU Males’s Golf gained the GCU Invitational this previous week with a crew rating of -17 to barely edge out North Dakota State and Grand Canyon College who each had crew scores of -16. Gustav Frimodt led the best way for the Frogs as he completed second general individually and shot 11 underneath par by way of the three rounds of the match. Frimdot’s 64 within the second spherical of the match was the perfect rating for a Horned Frog within the match and was tied for the second-best spherical throughout the entire discipline. Maxence Giboudot had an important match as nicely, capturing 5 underneath by way of three rounds. Giboudot’s efficiency was highlighted by a 65 within the first spherical which was tied for the perfect rating in that spherical. TCU will subsequent head to Wilmington, North Carolina for the Seahawk Intercollegiate on March twenty sixth and twenty seventh.

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