Homestand Continues As TCU Hosts San Diego State

Josh Elander is enjoying his freshman campaign.

Josh Elander is enjoying his freshman campaign.

April 1, 2010


FORT WORTH, Texas - The No. 11 TCU Horned Frogs continue their five-game homestand beginning Thursday night when they host San Diego State. The first two games of the series are slated for 6:30 p.m. starts with the series finale taking place Saturday afternoon beginning at 2 p.m. TCU is 11-1 at home this season and 18-5 overall.

#11 TCU vs. SAN DIEGO STATE
THURSDAY, APRIL 1 -- 6:30 p.m.

Matt Purke (3-0, 4.06) vs. Corey Black (0-0, 3.86)
TV: Tape Delayed to 8:30 p.m. (CST)
FRIDAY, APRIL 2 -- 6:30 p.m.
Kyle Winkler (4-0, 3.15) vs. Bryan Crabb (2-2, 1,72)
TV: Tape Delayed to 8:30 p.m. (CST)
SATURDAY, APRIL 3 -- 2 p.m.
Steven Maxwell (4-0, 4.32) vs. Ethan Miller (0-1, 5.68)
TV: The Mtn. (Live)
LUPTON STADIUM -- FORT WORTH, TEXAS
Internet: www.gofrogs.com | Radio: KTCU

TCU NOTABLES
• The Horned Frogs are going through a rough stretch as they are 3-3 in their last six.
• Offensively, the Frogs continue to hit, posting a .348 average as a team.
• After going 6-for-9 in his last two games, Jason Coats raised his average back to .411.
Kyle Winkler joined Steven Maxwell with his fourth win of the season and is 4-0.
Brance Rivera and Taylor Featherston each hit their first home run of the season.
Taylor Featherston has eight RBIs in his last two games played.
Matt Curry leads the team with 28 RBIs and hit his 12th double of the season against UTA.
• TCU was hit twice Tuesday night, bringing the season total to 33.

HOME NOTABLES
• The Horned Frogs are 11-1 at home this season and have won two straight.
• TCU holds a 172-54 (.761) all-time record at Lupton Stadium.
• Under head coach Jim Schlossnagle, the Frogs are 151-45 (.770) at Lupton Stadium.
• TCU's average of 2,974 fans ranks in the top 20 nationally.

SAN DIEGO STATE NOTABLES
• The Aztecs are reeling with just one win in their last six games.
• They have suffered multiple injuries, including to their top two starting pitchers.
• They have used 11 different starters out of their 25 games played this season.
• As a team, they are hitting .275 and averaging six runs per game.
• They have flashed speed on the bases with 37 stolen bases in 52 attempts.
• Cory Vaughn is the leading hitter with a .337 average and four home runs.
• Defense has been a struggle as well with a team fielding percentage of .955.

SERIES NOTABLES
• The Horned Frogs and the Aztecs will be meeting for the 25th time on Thursday night.
• TCU holds a 14-9 edge in the all-time series.
• The Frogs went 3-3 against San Diego State a year ago.
• San Diego State won the series at Lupton a year ago and is 4-2 all-time at Lupton Stadium.
• Since joining the Mountain West, the Frogs hold a 9-7 series lead.

 

 


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