Smith, Morrison Named Athletes of the Week

Preston Morrison

Feb. 19, 2013

FORT WORTH- Olivia Smith of women's tennis and Preston Morrison of the baseball team were named TCU Athletes of the Week.

Smith went 4-0 against ranked opponents to help the Horned Frogs beat both Pepperdine and No. 17 Vanderbilt this past week.  The senior came back to defeat No. 38 Lauren Mira of Vanderbilt in singles after falling behind 2-5 in the second set, which secured the Frogs 4-3 win over the Commodores.  In doubles, she and her partner Millie Nichols beat the No. 8 ranked duo from Pepperdine 8-7 (2) on Saturday.

Morrison pitched career-high nine strikeouts in the baseball team's second game at Ole Miss on Saturday.  In his seven-inning appearance, the sophomore only gave up two hits and two walks his no decision appearance.

Women's tennis will take the court again at home against the Arizona Wildcats Friday starting at 1 p.m.  The baseball team's next game will be the home opener on Friday at 6:30 p.m. against Cal State Fullerton.



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