TCU Closes Non-Conference at SMU
Sept. 17, 2015
FORT WORTH, Texas -- The non-conference slate of the 2015 schedule will come to a close for the TCU volleyball team, as they head across town to take part in the SMU Doubletree Invitational on the campus of SMU in Dallas, Texas, from Sept. 18-19.
The Horned Frogs (8-1) will open competition on Friday at 10:30 a.m., against UTSA (8-3), before closing out the day against the host Mustangs (7-2) at 7:30 p.m., inside the Moody Coliseum. The final match of the tournament will see TCU take on Clemson (5-4) at 1 p.m., on Saturday.
Admission to all of the matches is free and fans who can not attend the matches can see live stats available through GameTracker. A live video feed will be available for the match against SMU with a CBS Sports All-Access subscription.
First Meeting: 8/31/96 - UTSA wins 3-1 (15-7, 15-6, 7-15, 15-7)
SMU: The former Iron Skillet rivalry will be renewed in 2015, as TCU and SMU will face off for the first time since 2012. SMU holds the advantage in the series with an overall record of 11-5. The Mustangs won the inaugural meeting back in the first season of both programs, 1996, with a five-set victory in Arlington. SMU has the upper hand in the series record in matches played in Dallas with a 6-2 record. In the last match played in Dallas, TCU took the victory with a 3-1 win in 2011.
First Meeting: 9/7/96 - SMU wins 3-2 (6-15, 15-8, 15-12, 9-15, 15-12)
Clemson: TCU will face Clemson for the first time since 2002 when the teams faced off for the first time in program history. The Tigers came away with the victory in the first meeting with a 3-0 win in Clemson, S.C. Saturday's meeting marks the first time the teams will meet up on a neutral site.
First Meeting: 9/21/02 - Clemson wins 3-0 (30-21, 30-23, 30-26)
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