Frogs Hit The Road Friday

Michelle Prokof has scored in two straight games.
Sept. 11, 2014

Corner To Corner with Michelle Prokof

FORT WORTH - The TCU women's soccer team will hit the road for a pair of matches beginning Friday night at Texas State. Match time is set for 7 p.m.

• TCU wrapped up a four-match homestand with an even 2-2 record after a two-win weekend.
• The Horned Frogs tallied a pair of shutouts, topping LSU, 2-0, and Abilene Christian, 3-0.
Vittoria Arnold was named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week after registering the two shutouts. She made a combined 11 saves in the two matches.
Michelle Prokof scored her first two goals of the season. Both proved to be the game-winners.
Kela Gray and Emma Heckendorn scored their first career goals in TCU's win over Abilene Christian.
• Heckendorn tallied two assists along with her goal for a four-point match.
Allison Ganter and Ryan Williams also picked up their first career points over the weekend.

• Texas State has gotten off to a hot start this season with a 4-0-1 record through the first three weeks of the season.
• Texas State defeated Northwestern State and Lamar by identical 3-0 scores this past weekend.
• The Bobcats are led by Caitlynn Rinehart in goal who has allowed just one goal on the season and none in the last three matches.
• Offensively, Tori Hale and Kassi Hormuth lead the way with three goals. They are both responsible for two game-winning goals.
• Lynsey Curry has taken a team-leading 18 shots and leads the way with two assists.

Senior Vittoria Arnold made a statement over the weekend, registering a pair of shutouts to give her three on the season. She has not allowed a goal in her last 235 minutes in goal. For her career, she has 15 shutouts, moving her within three shutouts of tying Maribeth Forest for the school record.

Freshman Emma Heckendorn has started all six games in her short career. The team's leader with 15 shots finally found the back of the net in Sunday's win over Abilene Christian. She had a breakout game as she played a part in all three goals scored against the Wildcats. Her first career point was a secondary assist on Michelle Prokof's game-winner. She had the primary assist on Kela Gray's first career goal. Heckendorn found the back of the net for her first career goal to cap the scoring in the match.

Bobbi Clemmer has been a staple on the soccer pitch since she stepped foot on campus in 2012. She has missed just two matches in her career. Clemmer has started 44 of 46 matches played over the last two-plus seasons. She has played the entire match in 43 of the 44 games, leaving one due to injury.

In a roster that features 17 newcomers, there has been plenty of opportunity for fresh faces to see their first action in a collegiate soccer match. Seven newcomers were in the starting lineup on opening night. Over the weekend, Kate Sasser, Audrey Brook and Tanner Wallace became the latest Horned Frogs to make their collegiate debut. In total, 14 of the newcomers have seen action in a match this season.

After two weekends at home, TCU hits the road for a pair of matches. The Horned Frogs are 1-1 away from Garvey-Rosenthal this season. The Frogs will play a total of nine road matches in 2014.

It took five matches, but Michelle Prokof finally found her scoring touch again as she netted two goals last weekend. Both goals stood up as the game-winners. In her short career that spans 25 matches, Prokof has scored 10 goals. She has already matched her game-winning goal total from last year. In total, four of her 10 goals have been game-deciders.



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