Oct. 31, 2008
PROVO, Utah -
The TCU Horned Frogs are set for their second nationally televised match this month as they take on BYU Friday night at 8 p.m. (CST). The match is slated to air live on BYU-TV. TCU took the first match-up against BYU earlier this season, winning 3-1. TCU wraps up play this weekend at Utah on Sunday in a match that will be aired on CBS College Sports Tuesday night.
TCU vs. BYU Series History
The Frogs scored their first-ever win over the Cougars earlier this season, sweeping No. 21 BYU in Fort Worth. It was the Frogs first win in 12 tries against the Cougars. They head to Provo this weekend where they are 0-5 all-time.
TCU vs. Utah Series History
The Frogs and the Utes will be meeting for the 12th time in school history. Utah holds an 9-2 series advantage, however, the Frogs have won two of the last four. TCU swept the regular season series in 2007 only to bow out to the Utes in the MWC Tournament in Las Vegas. The Frogs are 1-3 all-time in Salt Lake City, including a win their last visit in 2007.
On The Road Again
The road has been a familiar place for TCU this season as it has played 13 matches away from Fort Worth this season. The Frogs are a combined 9-4 on the road, including a 5-3 record on an opponents' court. TCU has six road matches remaining in 2008.
Games Won vs. Games Lost
The difference between wins and losses is night and day for the Frogs. In wins, the Frogs put up nearly 14 kills versus just 11.7 in losses. They are hitting .276 as a team in wins and only .138 in losses. Defensively, their opponents are hitting .241 in losses and just .151 in victories.