Aug. 23, 2012
TCU WEEKLY RELEASE
FORT WORTH - TCU soccer kicks off its home schedule Friday when it plays hosts to the TCU Invitational featuring Montana, Stephen F. Austin and Texas Tech. The Horned Frogs will face Montana Friday night at 7:30 p.m. at Garvey-Rosenthal.
FOLLOW THE HORNED FROGS
Frog fans that are unable to attend Friday's match can follow the action online. Live stats through Gametracker will be featured at GoFrogs.com.
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TCU INVITATIONAL SCHEDULE
Friday, Aug. 24
5 p.m. - Texas Tech vs. Stephen F. Austin
7:30 p.m. - TCU vs. Montana
Sunday, Aug. 26
11 a.m. - Texas Tech vs. Montana
1:30 p.m. - TCU vs. Stephen F. Austin
The Horned Frogs opened the season with a 1-1 draw at New Mexico. Overtime was not played due to a severe thunder and lightning storm. Kelly Johnson connected for the only goal of the game for TCU, scoring off a Makenzie Koch corner kick. Vittoria Arnold made the start in goal for TCU, allowing one goal on four shots faced.
The Grizzlies enter the weekend with a 1-1 record. Montana shut out Wyoming, 2-0, in the season opener, before dropping a 1-0 decision at Air Force. Ashley Tombelaine and Erin Craig were the lone goal scorers for Montana. Kristen Hoon played all 180 minutes in goal for Montana. She surrendered just one goal and made 12 saves. For her efforts, she was named the Big Sky Player of the Week.
STEPHEN F. AUSTIN NOTABLES
The Ladyjacks are coming off a successful weekend that saw them record a pair of shutouts over Houston and Jackson State. Chelsea Raymond was instrumental in both wins with a pair of goals and an assist, while Kylie Louw dished out a school-record four assists and scored a goal for SFA in the win over Jackson State. Morgan Glick made two saves in shutting out Jackson State, while Lacey Lee posted three saves in a win over Houston.
TCU will be meeting Montana on the pitch for the first time. Against Stephen F. Austin, the Horned Frogs own a 6-1 all-time record.
HOME OPENING SUCCESS
TCU has put forth a solid effort on its home field since the program began in 1986. In the 26 previous seasons, the Frogs own a 14-11-1 record in home openers. The Frogs have been even better since the 2000 campaign saw the opening of a new stadium. TCU boasts an 8-4 record in home openers at Garvey-Rosenthal. TCU has won five straight home openers dating back to the 2007 season. Four of those victories have come via the shutout. TCU has outscored opponents 18-1 in the last five home openers.