Oct. 20, 2006
FORT WORTH, Texas -
The second half of the Mountain West Conference volleyball season gets under way Friday night at the University Rec Center. The Frogs will host third-place Colorado State Friday and will wrap up the weekend with a Saturday night affair against Air Force. Both matches are slated to begin at 7 p.m. Friday's game against Colorado State can be heard live in the Fort Worth area on KTCU 88.7 FM.
The Frogs and Webstreaming
For the second straight season, all home matches will be available for viewing live on the web. Jeff Lewis will provide the play-by-play commentary. Simply head to the volleyball page on www.gofrogs.com and click the "Live Volleyball Video" link on the sidebar to watch all of the exciting action.
A Look Back At Last Week
The Frogs went 2-0 last week to move their record to 16-6 on the season. A sweep of New Mexico wrapped up the first round of Mountain West Conference play. TCU finished with a 4-4 record. A brief return to non-conference action saw the Frogs score their second straight sweep with a 3-0 win over UT-Pan American on Saturday afternoon.
In the two matches, the Frogs hit a blistering .386 as a squad, led by Anna Vaughn's .512 (25-4-41) attack percentage. She averaged 4.17 kills per game and led all blockers with 11 in the two matches. Kourtney Edwards pitched in with a .577 attack percentage to go along with 17 kills. Defensivley, the Frogs averaged 2.75 blocks per game and 11.5 digs. Calli Corley totaled a team-high 15 digs on the weekend.
The TCU vs. Colorado State Series
Colorado State leads the all-time series, 6-1. The Frogs lone win in the series was an exciting come-from-behind win in Fort Worth last season. TCU was down 0-2 and came back to win the match, 3-2. Colorado State claimed a 3-0 victory on Sept. 23 in Fort Collins.
The TCU vs. Air Force Series
TCU leads the all-time series, 4-2. Both teams have come away with victories on their home courts, while TCU took the series lead in the MWC Tournament last season. Earlier this year, the Frogs scored their first-ever road victory in the Mountain West with a sweep of the Falcons on Sept. 22.