TCU Rifle and Indoor Track and Field wrap up remarkable seasons though 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 spot March 22nd via 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 powerful as effectively with a win on the 1st day from Jeanne Dahmen in the 50 fly thanks to a good time of 24.02. Olivia Rhodes secured an additional podium finish for the Frogs with a bronze medal in 50 freestyle, though Raphael Paiva Da Lima picked up a third-spot finish in the men’s 50-yard breaststroke. Far 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, great for a third-spot finish. Dahmen picked up an additional major three finish with a second-spot 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 powerful for TCU with a third-spot finish and a time of six:29.74. Freri had an exceptional overall performance on the third and final day of competitors as he came in third spot 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 quite effective season for TCU Swim and Dive with a opportunity to get even superior with three Frogs competing in four total events at the National Championships.
Track and Field: Each the outside and indoor track and field squads have been in action this previous week with the Indoor National Championships, the Armor UTA Invite, and the TCU Alumni Invitational. The Frogs have been exceptional in the triple jump on each the men’s and women’s sides as Grace Anigbata and Jaren Holmes each had major-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 effectively with a leap of 53’ 3” great for ninth general. The outside group had a good displaying at the Armor UTA Invite with 3 throwers selecting up wins for the Frogs. Samantha Callaway recorded two podium finishes on the day which includes 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 spot. Kyler Van Grouw also had an exceptional day as he came in 1st 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 commence to the season with her third straight win in hammer throw. Callaway also continued her hot commence with a second-spot finish in women’s discus. Jillian Johnson picked up a third-spot finish for the Frogs in higher jump though Emma Seetoo won the lengthy jump for TCU with a leap of six.20 meters. Quinn Calhoun was however an additional winner for the Frogs as she completed 1st in the women’s pole vault with a height of four.11 meters. TCU won the men’s pole vault occasion as effectively behind a five.ten-meter height from Ben Kirbo. TCU also had the major two finishers in men’s lengthy jump as Gavin Champ and Evan Koach had jumps of 7.50 meters and 7.45 meters respectively. Sydney Juszczyk completed 1st in the women’s javelin with a throw of 48.75 meters which was six meters longer than second spot. TCU had the major two finishers in men’s triple jump as effectively with
Theophilus Mudzengerere and Damilare Olukosi took 1st and second respectively. The Frogs’ 4×100 meter men’s relay group took 1st spot as effectively. TCU dominated the women’s 1500-meter race as the major five finishers have been all Frogs, led by Gracie Morris with an exceptional time of four:14.59. Jasmin Muhammad-Graham picked up a 1st-spot finish for TCU in the women’s 800-meter, finishing practically 7 seconds ahead of second spot. Iyana Gray was an additional Frog winner as she completed 1st in the 200-meter dash as Dreunna Washington joined her on the podium with a third-spot finish. The major two runners in the women’s 3000-meter race have been each Horned Frogs as Mariana Martinez and Peyton Mcquillan took 1st and second spot respectively. The women’s and men’s 4×400 meter race was won by the TCU teams as effectively 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 commence in smallbore as they have been in sixth spot following the 1st day. TCU shot quite effectively 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 a single 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 good showings at the National Championship as effectively as they shot 597 and 595 in air rifle and 585 and 584 in smallbore respectively. The Frogs had however an additional phenomenal season as they won the PRC Championship and lost only a single meet all year with that becoming the National Championship. TCU will be back as they are nonetheless a quite young group with Johannessen and Zaun each just becoming freshmen with lots of 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 below par via the 3 rounds of the tournament. Frimdot’s 64 in the second round of the tournament was the ideal score for a Horned Frog in the tournament and was tied for the second-ideal round across the entire field. Maxence Giboudot had a good tournament as effectively, shooting five below via 3 rounds. Giboudot’s overall performance was highlighted by a 65 in the 1st round which was tied for the ideal score in that round. TCU will subsequent head to Wilmington, North Carolina for the Seahawk Intercollegiate on March 26th and 27th.