Equestrian excels in season-opener
TCU won all four Most Outstanding Player honors Friday, winning its season-debut with a 10-9 victory over the Texas Tech Red Raiders and the North Central Texas College Lions.
With the victory, TCU equestrian has now won five-straight season-openers and six out of their last seven season-openers.
The Horned Frogs started out the match by defeating the Lions, 4-1. Freshman Jamie Cook turned in a clutch performance, tallying a 75-72 victory over NCTC’s Arianne Cox. With the win, the Colorado native secured her first MOP.
Emma Edwards and Ally Fink were also victorious, defeating Rebecca Carlisle and Hannah Penny. Freshman Josie Mootz rounded out the Horned Frog notables in the discipline with a win over Kodi Anderson, 75.5-73.
Freshman Carly Lombard carried TCU in Reining with a 73-70 victory over Anna Muratova. Lombard, also from Colorado, won MOP accolades in the discipline.
In the Hunt Seat, TCU posted a 5-4 decision over Texas Tech. Junior Mady Fithian carried the Frogs to a 3-2 mark in Equitation on the Flat by posting a 78-69 win over Ashley Roberts. Freshman Melanie Selleck and sophomore Kayla McCarthy joined Fithian, who earned her first MOP honor of her career. Selleck recorded a 75-64 victory over Caitlin Kimmel, while McCarthy dropped Alexa Popovich.
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