Horned Frog Sports Round Up: three/18
TCU Rifle and Indoor Track and Field wrap up remarkable seasons although TCU golf picks up a tournament win.
Swimming and Diving: TCU Swim and Dive completed up NCAA Zone Competitions in Minneapolis and competed in the National Invitational Championships in Elkhart, Indiana this previous week. Alec Hubbard earned an invitation to the NCAA National Championships in platform following finishing 5th at the NCAA Zone D Championship. Hubbard will join fellow Frogs David Ekdahl and Jadon Wuilliez at the National Championships who each earned invitations on earlier days of competitors at the Zone Championships. The NCAA Championships will take location March 22nd by means of 25th back in Minneapolis exactly where Hubbard will compete in the platform, Ekdahl will compete in the 1-meter and three-meter competitions, and Wuilliez will compete in the one hundred-meter backstroke. TCU began off the National Invitational Championships sturdy as properly with a win on the initially day from Jeanne Dahmen in the 50 fly thanks to a fantastic time of 24.02. Olivia Rhodes secured yet another podium finish for the Frogs with a bronze medal in 50 freestyle, although Raphael Paiva Da Lima picked up a third-location finish in the men’s 50-yard breaststroke. Much more hardware was earned by TCU on the second day of competitors thanks to a college record time in the women’s one hundred-yard breaststroke of 1:00.92, fantastic for a third-location finish. Dahmen picked up yet another leading three finish with a second-location finish in the women’s one hundred-yard fly, breaking the college record with a time of 53.45. The men’s 800-yard freestyle group of Luke Dimiceli, Milan Fabian, Geremia Freri, and Kornel Kohalmi completed the day sturdy for TCU with a third-location finish and a time of six:29.74. Freri had an exceptional functionality on the third and final day of competitors as he came in third location in the 200-yard breaststroke and broke the college record with a 48.98 time in the one hundred-yard IM. The NCAA Championships subsequent week will wrap up what has currently been a really effective season for TCU Swim and Dive with a opportunity to get even improved with three Frogs competing in four total events at the National Championships.
Track and Field: Each the outside and indoor track and field squads had been in action this previous week with the Indoor National Championships, the Armor UTA Invite, and the TCU Alumni Invitational. The Frogs had been exceptional in the triple jump on each the men’s and women’s sides as Grace Anigbata and Jaren Holmes each had leading-ten finishes in the occasion. Anigbata broke the college record for the triple jump on her way to a second-group All-American award with a leap of 44’ six.75”. Holmes was named second-group All-American as properly with a leap of 53’ 3” fantastic for ninth general. The outside group had a fantastic displaying at the Armor UTA Invite with 3 throwers selecting up wins for the Frogs. Samantha Callaway recorded two podium finishes on the day such as a win in discus thanks to a throw of 49.08 meters. Callaway also completed third in shot place following 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 more than eight meters longer than second location. Kyler Van Grouw also had an exceptional day as he came in initially in men’s shot place with a 15.32-meter throw and came in second in men’s discus with a throw of 49.28 meters. Subsequent was the TCU Alumni Invitational exactly where Bjorklund continued her dominant start out to the season with her third straight win in hammer throw. Callaway also continued her hot start out with a second-location finish in women’s discus. Jillian Johnson picked up a third-location finish for the Frogs in higher jump although Emma Seetoo won the extended jump for TCU with a leap of six.20 meters. Quinn Calhoun was but yet another winner for the Frogs as she completed initially in the women’s pole vault with a height of four.11 meters. TCU won the men’s pole vault occasion as properly behind a five.ten-meter height from Ben Kirbo. TCU also had the leading two finishers in men’s extended jump as Gavin Champ and Evan Koach had jumps of 7.50 meters and 7.45 meters respectively. Sydney Juszczyk completed initially in the women’s javelin with a throw of 48.75 meters which was six meters longer than second location. TCU had the leading two finishers in men’s triple jump as properly with
Theophilus Mudzengerere and Damilare Olukosi took initially and second respectively. The Frogs’ 4×100 meter men’s relay group took initially location as properly. TCU dominated the women’s 1500-meter race as the leading five finishers had been all Frogs, led by Gracie Morris with an exceptional time of four:14.59. Jasmin Muhammad-Graham picked up a initially-location finish for TCU in the women’s 800-meter, finishing pretty much 7 seconds ahead of second location. Iyana Gray was yet another Frog winner as she completed initially in the 200-meter dash as Dreunna Washington joined her on the podium with a third-location finish. The leading two runners in the women’s 3000-meter race had been each Horned Frogs as Mariana Martinez and Peyton Mcquillan took initially and second location respectively. The women’s and men’s 4×400 meter race was won by the TCU teams as properly to wrap up the day. Subsequent up for Outside Track and Field is the Clyde Hart Classic in Waco subsequent Friday and Saturday.
Rifle: TCU Rifle closed out their 2023 season with an remarkable displaying at the National Championship meet in Akron, Ohio coming in second general. The Frogs had to battle back from a slow start out in smallbore as they had been in sixth location following the initially day. TCU shot really properly in air rifle on the second day, coming in second general in the occasion and moving ahead of four teams to finish second general. Julie Johannessen led the way for the Frogs with an exceptional 599 score in air rifle and a 586 score in smallbore. Johannessen had one particular of the greatest seasons of all time for a Frog as she set the NCAA record in smallbore at the PRC Championships with a score of 598. Katie Zaun and Stephanie Grundsoee had fantastic showings at the National Championship as properly as they shot 597 and 595 in air rifle and 585 and 584 in smallbore respectively. The Frogs had but yet another phenomenal season as they won the PRC Championship and lost only one particular meet all year with that getting the National Championship. TCU will be back as they are nonetheless a really young group with Johannessen and Zaun each just getting freshmen with quite a few possibilities at runs to the natty ahead.
Men’s Golf: TCU Men’s Golf won the GCU Invitational this previous week with a group score of -17 to barely edge out North Dakota State and Grand Canyon University who each had group scores of -16. Gustav Frimodt led the way for the Frogs as he completed second general individually and shot 11 beneath par by means of the 3 rounds of the tournament. Frimdot’s 64 in the second round of the tournament was the very best score for a Horned Frog in the tournament and was tied for the second-very best round across the complete field. Maxence Giboudot had a fantastic tournament as properly, shooting five beneath by means of 3 rounds. Giboudot’s functionality was highlighted by a 65 in the initially round which was tied for the very best score in that round. TCU will subsequent head to Wilmington, North Carolina for the Seahawk Intercollegiate on March 26th and 27th.
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