Beach Preview: Fight in the Fort


March 1, 2018


FORT WORTH, Texas — The 14th-ranked TCU beach volleyball team will close out the home portion of its 2018 schedule at the Fight in the Fort on Saturday and Sunday at the TCU Beach Courts.

The Horned Frogs will entertain No. 8 Cal Poly, No. 18 Tulane and Arizona State in the two-day event.

On Sunday, the Frogs will honor seniors Jillian Bergeson, Cassie House, Kristy Wieser and Brooke Sassin prior to their noon meeting with the Sun Devils.

SCHEDULE

Saturday

Cal Poly vs. Arizona State, 9 a.m.

Tulane vs. TCU, 11 a.m.

Tulane vs. Arizona State, 1 p.m.

Cal Poly vs. TCU, 3 p.m.

Sunday

Tulane vs. Cal Poly, 10 a.m.

TCU vs. Arizona State, 12 p.m.

LAST TIME OUT

For the third consecutive year, the Horned Frogs opened the season 3-1. In the Horned Frog Challenge last week, the Frogs posted wins over Houston Baptist, Texas A&M Kingsville and ULM. Their lone loss was to No. 11 Florida International.

For the weekend, Haven Hill and House combined to go 3-1 as did Bergeson and Jaelyn Greene, and Avery Arellano and Jensyn Bledsoe. Sassin and Jordan Westendorff went 2-1, while Hannah Rogers and Molly Scheel posted a 2-2 mark.

SCOUTING THE COMPETITION

No. 18 Tulane (0-0): The Wave finished 24-13 last year … The Horned Frogs and the Wave will be meeting for the third time in school history … The Frogs are 0-2 all-time against Tulane … Their last meeting came April 30, 2016.

No. 8 Cal Poly (4-2): The Mustangs won three straight games over Grand Canyon, Pepperdine and Nebraska in their opening tournament last weekend … The Horned Frogs are 2-0 all-time against the Mustangs with their last win coming March 16, 2016.

Arizona State (1-2): The Sun Devils dropped matches to USC and Cal Poly in their season-opening tournament. Their lone win came over Nebraska … The Horned Frogs are 1-2 all-time against the Sun Devils. The Frogs beat the No. 10 Sun Devils 3-2 on March 18, 2017. The Sun Devils won the last meeting between the two teams on March 24, 2017.

LIVE UPDATES

Live updates this weekend can be found at GoFrogs.com. Fans can also follow the Frogs on Twitter (@TCUBeachVB) for match updates. Final results and a recap will be available on GoFrogs.com following the completion of the competitions on each day.


 

 

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