No. 8 TCU Set For No. 4 Oklahoma State
Feb. 19, 2014
FORT WORTH, Texas - No. 8 TCU will close out its home schedule Saturday against No. 4 Oklahoma State at Turning Point Ranch, beginning at 11:00 a.m. CT.
The Horned Frogs, who are 5-4 overall and 2-2 in conference play, will look to even the season-series against the Cowgirls at 1-1 after falling in Stillwater earlier this fall.
"We are very excited to host Oklahoma State on Saturday, which is our senior day," said TCU director of equestrian Haley Schoolfield. "Oklahoma State is coming off of a big win against K-State last weekend, so we have been preparing extremely hard. It will be a bittersweet day as it will be the final home meet for eight terrific seniors."
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On the Western side, Alexi Child will look to garner her eighth overall victory in Reining against the Cowgirls. At 7-2 overall and 3-1 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 6-2-1 mark in Horsemanship into this Saturday's competition after winning last week at Baylor.
Several student-athletes have also stepped up on the Hunt Seat side as the Frogs head into Saturday. Molly Peddicord, who has won three-straight, will look to improve to 7-2-1 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 5-4 overall record in the discipline, including a 2-2 conference mark.
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Last week, Harrison and Mackenzie Fugitt were named National Collegiate Equestrian Association Riders of the Month for January.
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On the day, sophomore Chantz Stewart scored her second MOP accolade of the season in Reining and the Frogs appeared to be well on their way to upending the Bears in Western, but battled to 5-5 draw.
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