No. 8 TCU Takes on No. 2 Baylor Saturday
Feb. 13, 2014
FORT WORTH, Texas – No. 8 TCU will take on No. 2 Baylor Saturday at the Willis Family Equestrian Center, beginning at 10:00 a.m. CT in Waco.
Fresh off a 15-4 dismantling of Delaware State, the Horned Frogs, who are 5-3 overall and 2-1 in conference play, will look to move to 2-0 on the season against the Bears. The two schools are currently tied atop the Big 12 standings with a .667 winning percentage.
“We are looking forward to getting back into conference competition on Saturday at Baylor,” said TCU Director of Equestrian Haley Schoolfield. “It is sure to be a great meet and our student-athletes are working hard in preparation.”
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On the Western side, Alexi Child will look to remain undefeated in conference play and garner her eighth overall victory in Reining at Baylor. At 7-1 overall and 3-0 in the Big 12, the Oregon native has also claimed two MOP accolades in the discipline. In Horsemanship, junior Calli Rouse has led the way, capturing four wins and two MOP honors. Finally, freshman Megan McMullen brings a 5-2-1 mark in Horsemanship into this Saturday’s competition.
Several student-athletes have also stepped up on the Hunt Seat side as the Frogs head into Saturday. Molly Peddicord, who went 2-0 in competition last weekend against Delaware State, will look to improve to 6-2-1 on the season in Equitation over Fences. On the Flat, Kaitlin Perry has captured four victories on the year with one MOP, while Nicole Diamantis has posted a 5-3 overall record in the discipline, including a 2-1 conference mark.
Against DSU, Parris Rice earned MOP honors in Horsemanship with a 74-71.5 victory over Alaina Halter, while Jessica Leach led the way in Reining, scoring a 74 to claim MOP accolades. On the Hunt Seat side, Jenny Mitchell and Samantha Schaefer both scored MOP rides this past weekend.