TCU Soccer falls in Big 12 tournament quarterfinals to Texas Tech

first_imgFacebook Nick Stephens Nick is a senior journalism student from Cleveland, Ohio. He covers the TCU soccer team for TCU 360. Nick is an honors student and is minoring in music. High school hoops: FWCD falls, Paschal and Arlington Heights win nail-biters Twitter ReddIt High school hoops: Paschal and FWCD fall, Arlington Heights wins road tilt TCU rowing program strengthens after facing COVID-19 setbacks Nick Stephens Twitter Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award Nick Stephens Linkedin Nick Stephens High school hoops: Arlington Heights and Country Day lose, Paschal survives Previous articleWhat we’re reading: Shake It Up feat. electionsNext articleCourse for Spanish speaking employees doubles in size Nick Stephens RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedin printGoalkeeper Emily Alvarado takes a goal kick against Baylor on September 28, 2018. Photo by Cristian ArguetaSoto.TCU’s hope for a third consecutive trip to the Big 12 tournament championship game was dashed Sunday in heartbreaking fashion: penalty kicks.The Horned Frogs’ trip to Kansas City ended in the quarterfinals at the hands of Texas Tech, who won the penalty shootout 5-3.Jade King converted the match-winning penalty to send the Red Raiders through to the semifinals, where they will face Baylor.The first half was relatively uneventful, but the best chance of the half fell to TCU in the 30th minute from a corner kick. Kayla Hill fired in a cross to Karitas Tomasdottir, who saw her shot blocked by a defender. Tara Smith and Tijana Djuricek each had their follow-up shots saved as well.McKenzie Oliver dribbles into space against SMU on August 26, 2018. Photo by Jack Wallace.TCU’s best second-half chance came through McKenzie Oliver, who watched her shot on goal hit the crossbar.“I thought that our second half was much better than our first half,” said TCU head coach Eric Bell. “We gave ourselves the chance to win in that second half.”Neither team could break the deadlock in extra time. Texas Tech had the better of the chances, but a number of timely interventions by TCU defender Cachet Lue kept the match scoreless heading into penalties.The match’s defining moment came in the second round of penalty kicks. McKenzie Oliver stepped up to the spot for TCU and missed the target, putting her shot over the bar.Texas Tech capitalized on the mistake, finishing each of their five penalties with precision for a 5-3 victory.“When it comes down to penalty kicks you never know what’s going to happen,” Bell said. “Congrats to them for being able to make all five.”Cachet Lue steps up to slot home a penalty kick against Butler on September 16, 2018. Photo by Cristian ArguetaSoto.Despite their elimination from the tournament, penalty defeats are recorded as draws, which moves TCU’s record to 12-4-3 on the season.All eyes now turn to the NCAA tournament. The Frogs will hope to secure an at-large bid and their rating percentage index (RPI), which is a metric used by the NCAA to rank teams, of 23 has them in a comfortable position despite Sunday’s outcome.The NCAA tournament’s field of 64 will be announced Monday, Nov. 5. ReddIt + posts Nick Stephens Goalkeeper Emily Alvarado takes a goal kick against Baylor on September 28, 2018. Photo by Cristian ArguetaSoto. High school hoops: Paschal and Arlington Heights win, struggles continue for Country Day Facebook TCU baseball finds their biggest fan just by saying hellolast_img read more

Horoscope: October 2, 2020

first_imgHoroscope: April 28, 2021 Horoscope: May 2, 2021 Twitter Tamia Banks Tamia Banks Tamia Banks ReddIt Linkedin Horoscope: May 2, 2021 Tamia Banks Horoscope: April 29, 2021 Tamia Banks Previous articleLights Out Texas: Darkened skies protect migratory birds this fallNext articleWhat we’re reading: President Trump and First Lady test positive for COVID-19, voting rights groups file suit over Abbott’s executive order Tamia Banks RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Facebook ReddIt Twitter Linkedin Horoscope: May 1, 2021 Horoscope: April 29, 2021 Horoscope: April 30, 2021 + posts Horoscope: May 1, 2021 Horoscope: April 30, 2021 printA baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Aries.HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Oct. 2, 2020:Witty, charming and very sensitive underneath, you are gifted verbally, and this year you say something profound through your work. You succeed where others fail. If single, only those close to you see your emotional vulnerability, so it takes a while to find your mate — until next year. If attached, you’re bound at the hip with a strong individual. Your love rises to new heights this year. SCORPIO wears you down.The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-DifficultARIES (March 21-April 19)★★★★★You will stir up the status quo just to relieve the tedium of daily life. You lead discussions and win debates using clever repartee. A great capacity for problem-solving is in evidence. Tonight: Brings a variety of important emails, phone calls and messages.TAURUS (April 20-May 20)★★★★There is much brewing within you that companions can’t quite perceive. Friends are genuinely a blessing, but you will recognize the wisdom of keeping your own counsel. Be especially patient and subtle regarding love. Tonight: Early bedtime following a long bath.GEMINI (May 21-June 20)★★★★★Today brings a charming and attractive acquaintance into your social circle. Maintain a touch of reserve to make the best impression. Not your usual modus operandi, but it works so well in this case. Tonight: Circulate online and be receptive to love.CANCER (June 21-July 22)★★★★Today brings career opportunities. Endeavors begun now could turn out to be long-term and secure. Some of you will decide to take the plunge into something new. Power struggles with others might occur. Tonight: Changes occur that are beyond your conscious control.LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)★★★Restlessness and impulse reign. Today isn’t the time for true “leisure” activities; get some exercise! Market yourself and your creative talents. Try to avoid conflict, which could easily arise with your mate or business partner. Tonight: Take a deep breath and proceed slowly.VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)★★Though planetary aspects are super for business matters and career, beware romantic indiscretions. Having fun could turn out to be costly in a variety of ways. Arguments and disagreements will undoubtedly arise. Tonight: Not a time to take financial risks.LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)★★★★★Caution has been a keynote regarding commitments lately, with many of you wavering between taking a chance or holding back. Today could have you making that important decision. What seemed to be a mere fantasy could suddenly become reality. Tonight: Wonderment.SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)★★Day-to-day work routine, dealings with co-workers and your general health may be interrupted today. Smooth sailing is not likely. Your stomach is likely to be upset if you let it be. Take care and slow down. Tonight: Make that phone call.SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)★★★★★Today will have you in the mood to celebrate, but don’t expect to overdo it and emerge unscathed the next day. You’ll feel like kicking up your heels and can use the energy profitably at the gym. Tonight: Someone new catches your eye.CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)★★★★★Major life changes and transitions are in the wind. View this period as an opportunity for change, and don’t be afraid. You are entering into a new realm of existence, experiencing a virtual rebirth. Tonight: The planet of luck smiles upon your finances.AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)★★★★Although you might be feeling rather emotional, fortunate planetary aspects suggest you’ll be receiving good news, making happy plans, or just plain celebrating with friends. Don’t let anything put a damper on your thoughts. Tonight: The good far outweighs the negative.PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)★★★Today is not good for large-scale spending, as you will most likely have to return what you’ve purchased. Mull over decisions as thoughts are cloudy and the mind a bit restless. You might not make much sense — even to yourself. Tonight: Relax.Born today: Leader Mahatma Gandhi (1869), comedian Groucho Marx (1890), novelist Graham Greene (1904)last_img read more