No. 7 TCU Hosts Texas Tech in Three Game Series


March 11, 2010

FORT WORTH, Texas - The No. 7 TCU Horned Frogs are set to open up a three-game series against Texas Tech beginning Friday night. TCU has won seven straight at home heading into the series. Friday's first pitch is slated for 6:30 p.m. at Lupton Stadium

GAME INFORMATION #7 TCU vs. TEXAS TECH RED RAIDERS
FRIDAY, MARCH 12 -- 6:30 p.m.

Steven Maxwell (3-0, 1.59) vs. Brett Bruening (2-0, 5.00)
SATURDAY, MARCH 13 -- 2 p.m.
Matt Purke (1-0, 5.68) vs. Bobby Doran (0-0, 3.32)
SUNDAY, MARCH 14 -- 1 p.m.
Kyle Winkler (2-0, 2.35) vs. TBA
LUPTON STADIUM -- FORT WORTH, TEXAS
Internet: www.gofrogs.com | Radio: KTCU
TV: The Mtn. (Friday Only)

TCU NOTABLES
• TCU maintained its No. 7 ranking after a 2-1 showing in the Houston College Classic.
Bryan Holaday was named the Classic's MVP, while Aaron Schultz and Matt Curry also earned a spot on the all-tournament team.
• The Frogs have played seven of its last eight games on the road heading into the weekend.
• As a team, the Frogs are hitting .351 and posted a 3.36 ERA.
• The Frogs have committed just two errors in the last four games and are fielding .971 as a team.
Josh Elander continues to lead the team in hitting with a .488 average.

HOME NOTABLES
• The Horned Frogs will play 28 home games in 2010 and they are off to a 4-0 start.
• The Frogs have won seven in a row at home.
• TCU holds a 165-53 (.756) record all-time at Lupton Stadium.
• Under Head Coach Jim Schlossnagle, the Frogs are 144-44 (.765) at Lupton Stadium.
• With its average of 2,824 fans in the first four games, the Frogs rank 16th nationally in attendance.

TEXAS TECH NOTABLES
• The Red Raiders are coming off a two-game sweep of Gonzaga.
• Texas Tech enters the weekend with a team batting average of .316 and an ERA of 6.82.
• Michael Reed has been the hottest hitter on the squad with a .422 average entering the weekend.
• The Red Raiders have proven to be a speedy team with 20 stolen bases in the first 14 games.
• Defensively, the Red Raiders are fielding at .974 clip with just 15 errors on the year.
• Chad Bettis and Brett Bruening top the pitching staff with two wins apiece.

SERIES NOTABLES
• Friday's game will be the 141st meeting all-time between the schools.
• TCU leads the series 71-68-1.
• The Frogs are 6-3 against Texas Tech under Schlossnagle.
• TCU won 11-2 in the first meeting this season and has won three straight dating back to 2007.
• The Red Raiders are just 2-5 all-time at Lupton Stadium.

 

 

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