No. 8 TCU Hosts UNLV; Sunday's Game Time Changed

Josh Elander has started every game this season.

Josh Elander has started every game this season.

April 22, 2010


FORT WORTH, Texas - The eighth-ranked Horned Frogs will look to get back on the winning track when they host UNLV for a key three-game conference series. All three games can be seen on The Mtn. Friday's series-opener is set for 6:30 p.m. Game two on Saturday starts at 4 p.m. and Sunday's game time has been moved to 12:30 p.m.

#8 TCU vs. UNLV
FRIDAY, APRIL 23 -- 6:30 p.m. (The Mtn.: Tape Delay: 8:30 p.m)
Matt Purke (5-0, 3.47) vs. Tanner Peters
SATURDAY, APRIL 24 -- 4 p.m. (The Mtn.: Live)
Kyle Winkler (6-0, 2.85) vs. Steve Singer (1-5, 5.31)
SUNDAY, APRIL 25 -- 12:30 p.m. (The Mtn.: Live)
Steven Maxwell (5-0, 3.30) vs. Matt Hutchison (4-2, 3.38)
LUPTON STADIUM | FORT WORTH, TX
Internet:
www.gofrogs.com | Radio: KTCU

TCU NOTABLES
• TCU saw its seven-game winning streak come to an end on Tuesday at Oklahoma.
• The Frogs notched two road sweeps (Houston and BYU) as well as a victory over Texas A&M during the streak.
• The Frogs surrendered six two-out runs to the Sooners en route to the loss.
Bryan Holaday and Jason Coats homered.
• The Frogs continue to be one of the top offensive clubs with a .342 batting average.
• They have pounded out 158 extra base hits this season and have .540 slugging percentage.
• Defensively, the Frogs committed have committed just six errors in the last eight games for a .970 fielding percentage.

HOME NOTABLES
• The Horned Frogs are 14-3 at home this season.
• TCU holds a 175-56 (.757) road record under head coach Jim Schlossnagle.
• Under head coach Jim Schlossnagle, the Frogs are 154-47 (766) at Lupton Stadium.
• TCU's average of 3,028 fans ranks in the top 20 nationally.

UNLV NOTABLES
• The Rebels did not play a midweek game this week and have lost two straight.
• They enter the weekend with a 21-15 mark and a 5-4 league record.
• Offensively, the Rebels are hitting at a .308 clip, but have just 28 home runs on the season.
• Drew Beuerline is the leading hitter with a .379 average and 38 RBIs.
• Pitching is the Achilles Heel as they have a 6.38 ERA and an oppontents batting average of .318.
• There is not a lot of speed on the bases with just 20 stolen bases on the year.
• Defensively, they have a .964 fielding percentage with 53 errors.

SERIES NOTABLES
• TCU and UNLV will be meeting for the 36th time on Friday night.
• TCU holds a 23-12 lead in the series.
• Since joining the Mountain West, the Frogs are 16-2 against the Rebels.
• TCU has a seven-game winning streak against UNLV dating back to 2007.
• UNLV is 0-7 at Lupton Stadium against TCU.

 

 


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