NCAA Div. I Women: TCU’s Horned Frogs Hop Past North Texas

DENTON, Texas, November 7. FIVE Texas Christian University freshmen combined to win six events as the Lady Horned Frogs’ swimming and diving team defeated rival North Texas 163-139 Thursday night at the UNT Student Recreation Center. The Lady Frogs’ sixth-straight victory raised the squad’s overall record to 6-1 for the season.

TCU freshman Jennifer Antisdale (Sammamish, Wash./
Skyline) was the only Frog to notch multiple wins, as she took first in the 100-yard butterfly (1:00.14) and 200 freestyle (1:55.94).

Diver Kelly Seely (Friendswood, Texas/Clear Brook) joined men’s diver Kelly McCain as the second TCU frosh in as many meets to qualify for the NCAA Zone D diving. Seely’s tally of 261.07 was also good for first place in the meet.

Other Horned Frog freshmen claiming victories versus North Texas included: Leann Cathcart (Henderson, N.C./Longview, Texas) in the 100 breast (1:10.32), Meredith Loechle (Fort Mitchell, Ky./Beechwood) in the 200 fly (2:16.92) and Sarah Murphy (Cincinnati, Ohio/Madeira) in the 200 IM (2:19.76).

Conference USA Swimmer of the Week Erin Irons (Midland, Texas/Midland) captured her seventh triumph in four meets, taking the 50 free in 24.71. Senior Melissa Powell (Tulsa, Okla./Bishop Kelley) and junior Codi McLamb (Amarillo, Texas/Tascosa) rounded out the Frogs’ first-place efforts with wins in the 200 breast (2:27.31) and one-meter diving (247.49), respectively.

The Lady Frogs return to action on Saturday, Nov. 16 when they host Notre Dame and Centenary at 1 p.m. at the Southlake Carroll ISD pool. The TCU men are in action this Saturday, Nov. 9 versus Air Force at 1 p.m. at Wilkerson Greines pool in Fort Worth.

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