The Drive to Succeed
2008-2009 Athletics Annual Report
Jerry Hughes Consensus First Team All-American
Index Letter from the Athletics Director. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Intercollegiate Athletics Committee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 The Nationâ€™s Elite . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-11 Results . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Fall Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-14 Winter Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-16 Spring Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17-20 Postseason Teams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21-23 Honor Roll . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24-25 Academics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26-27 Philanthropy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28-29 Frog Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30-32 Pros Giving Back . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Lettermenâ€™s Association . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34-35 Capital Giving/True Cost of TCU Athletics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36-37 Endowed Named Scholarships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38-39 Fully Funded Scholarships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Giving for a Purpose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Donor List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42-47 Facilities/Future Projects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48-51 ISP/Corporate Sponsors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
Special thanks: The printing of this annual report was made possible as a gift to TCU by Cockrell Printing Company, John Cockrell. Design: Ardent Creative www.gofrogs.com Photography: Jim Boyd, Michael Clements, Vladimir Cherry, Glen E. Ellman, Keith Robinson and Jon Uzzel Denotes team and/or individuals that made an NCAA postseason appearance
Dear Horned Frog Fans: Thank you for your support of TCU Athletics! Your support makes a difference in the lives of more than 400 Horned Frog student-athletes in their drive to succeed. That success starts in the classroom as TCU student-athletes posted a 2.96 departmental cumulative grade point average in the Spring 2009 semester. Fifty percent of the student-athletes had GPAs above 3.0, including 25 percent at 3.5 or higher. In addition, 81 Horned Frogs graduated during the 2008-09 academic year, while two former student-athletes were named recipients of the NCAA Degree Completion Award. Overall, 13 of the 20 programs had GPAs of 3.0 or better with 15 above the 2.9 mark. On the field, Horned Frog teams showed a will to win. A TCU-record five team sports – Football, Baseball, Men’s Golf, Rifle and Equestrian – finished the season in the national top 11, and the Men’s and Women’s Track and Field squads placed individuals and relay teams among the nation’s best. Along with those programs, 16 of the 20 athletics programs placed teams or individuals in the NCAA postseason, including Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Men’s Swimming and Diving, Women’s Golf, Men’s Tennis, Women’s Tennis and Women’s Basketball. The football team won its fourth straight bowl game by defeating No. 9 Boise State in the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl, which was the program’s 10th bowl appearance in the last 11 years. In addition, TCU hosted the NCAA Fort Worth Regional in Baseball and the NCAA Championships in Rifle. These events were successful, and the student-athletes from those teams were very appreciative of the many additional hours of work from both the staff and volunteers who made it possible for them to compete for championships at their home venues. Final top 40 national rankings included Equestrian (No. 2 in Western), Rifle (No. 5), Football (No. 7), Men’s Golf (No. 9), Baseball (No. 11) Women’s Indoor Track and Field (No. 22), Women’s Golf (No. 25), Women’s Tennis (No. 29) and Men’s Tennis (No. 38). Thanks to you, overall athletic contributions in fiscal year 2008-09 totaled more than $12.5 million with $4.01 million of that designated to the Frog Club and the student-athlete scholarship program. Facility improvements included the completion of the Dutch Meyer Athletic Complex and the Abe Martin Academic Enhancement Center; and the addition of Paul’s Patios at Lupton Stadium and Williams-Reilly Field, thanks to a gift from the estate of Paul Sorrels. Scheduled future upgrades include a fieldhouse for Women’s Soccer, as a result of a $1.5 million commitment from the Jane and John Justin Foundation; a renovation of the pro shop at the Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center with $300,000 in funding from the Mary Potishman Lard Trust; and continued planning for the Olympic Building and Golf Practice Facility, made possible through a gift from Malcolm Louden. A special thanks to Chairman Clarence Scharbauer and the Stadium Committee for giving a year of their time to study improvement options for Amon G. Carter Stadium. Last year’s $15 million lead commitment by the Amon G. Carter Foundation has enabled preliminary architectural planning. We are also grateful to Bill ‘86 and Rita ‘86 Starkey for establishing the second fully endowed athletics scholarship at TCU and to Sherri Parker Lee ‘68 for her planned estate gift to fully endow the first women’s scholarship. We hope that you enjoy reading this Annual Report. Successful student-athletes and coaches come together to make winning programs, not just winning teams. Nothing epitomized Horned Frog confidence and success more than the spirit of sportsmanship shown by Rifle standout Erin Lorenzen, who won the Mountain West Conference’s Hal Rothman Sportsmanship Award for self-reporting a misfire at the NCAA Championships. We hope that the honor and self-assurance she displayed, along with that of hundreds of other Horned Frog student-athletes, inspires great feelings of pride in TCU. Go Frogs,
Daniel B. Morrison, Jr. Director of Athletics P.S. – On behalf of TCU Athletics, we want to extend our gratitude to the John Cockrell Printing Company for printing this Annual Report for a fourth consecutive year as a gift to TCU.
2008-09 Intercollegiate Athletics Committee Rick L Wittenbraker, Chair The late Robert A. Buschman J. Kelly Cox Christopher D. Curtis John F. Davis III A. R. “Buddy” Dike
Alan D. Friedman Rafael G. Garza Charlie L. Geren Nick A. Giachino Kenneth J. Huffman Ann M. Jones J. Roger King G. Malcolm Louden Kade L. Matthews Roger A. Ramsey
Jerry J. Ray Trevor D. Rees-Jones Joan G. Rogers Billy Rosenthal Clarence Scharbauer III Edgar H. Schollmaier William E. Steele III F. Howard Walsh Jr. J. Roger Williams John T. Wooldridge
AssociateAthleticsDirectors Davis Babb Ross Bailey Jack Hesselbrock Kim Johnson Scott Kull Andrea Nordmann
THE NATION’S ELITE
The 2008-09 season saw a record five TCU programs finish the year in the nation’s top 11. Baseball, Equestrian, Football, Men’s Golf and Rifle all were among the NCAA’s best of the best. Additionally, Track and Field saw sprinter Jessica Young and the men’s outdoor 4x100 and women’s indoor 4x400 relay squads finish among the nation’s elite.
Football No. 7 in the nation Poinsettia Bowl champions
At 11-2, Football equaled its best end-of-season ranking (seventh) since 1959, while winning its fourth-straight bowl game, a program record. The team produced its fourth 11-win campaign in the last six years and the fifth season of double-digit wins in the last seven. Gary Pattersonâ€™s defense once again was ranked No. 1 in the nation in rushing yards and first downs allowed per game and second in scoring defense. It was the third time in nine years TCU was ranked No. 1 in total defense. The offense rolled to school records in points scored (437) and touchdowns (56). 5
Men’s golf MWC Tournament champions NCAA finalist No. 9 in the nation
Sophomore Tom Hoge and the Men’s Golf team provided drama at the Mountain West Conference Tournament, rallying from eight strokes down with five holes to play to force a playoff. With three birdies and a par, the Frogs won the first sudden death hole to capture their first-ever MWC title. The magic didn’t stop there, as the squad finished in the top four at the Midwest Regional and qualified for the NCAA Championships. Led by Hoge’s three-underpar, third-place individual finish – TCU’s highest in seven years – the team completed the tournament in ninth, the program’s best showing in 12 years. 6
RIFLE NCAA finalist No. 5 in the nation
Freshman Mattie Brogdon and the TCU Rifle team completed the season with a third-straight topfive finish. TCU served as host of the 2009 NCAA Menâ€™s and Womenâ€™s Rifle Championships in DanielMeyer Coliseum, taking fifth-place honors. Brogdon led the Frogs with a seventh-place finish in the air rifle finals. Juniors Erin Lorenzen and Simone Riford were selected as All-Americans in air rifle and smallbore, respectively. TCU was the only all-female squad to compete in the finals.
Track and field NCAA finalist
Junior sprinter Jessica Young and the Men’s and Women’s Track and Field teams enjoyed another year of top honors. Young earned All-America status in the indoor 60 meters, placing fourth overall for the highestever finish for a TCU woman in the event. She also was an outdoor All-American honoree in the 100 meters, earning a runner-up finish, a program best. Joining her as outdoor All-Americans were six Frogs: Mark Barnes (men’s 4x100 relay), Neidra Covington (triple jump), Mychal Dungey (men’s 4x100 relay), Whitney Gipson (long jump), Otis McDaniel (men’s 4x100 relay), Justyn Warner (men’s 4x100 relay). The women’s 4x400 team (Jessica Clarke, Kishelle Paul, Hayley Shade, Young) earned All-America honors at the NCAA Indoor Championships crossing the tape in fourth place, another best-ever finish. 8
Baseball MWC regular-season champions No. 11 in the nation
On the way to clinching its fourth-consecutive regular-season
championship, TCU Baseball climbed as high as No. 10 in the nation, according to Baseball America. It was the programâ€™s highest-ever ranking. Also for the third straight season, the team piled up 40 wins. Additionally, the Frogs earned a sixth-straight trip to the NCAA Regionals, but this time as a No. 1 seed and host of the Fort Worth Regional. The Frogs used a mix of solid defense, aggressive base running and timely hitting to sweep the regional and advance to the programâ€™s first Super Regional, where it extended No. 1 overall seed Texas to an elimination game. The National College Baseball Writers Association tabbed the Frogs 11th in its final poll. 9
equestrian No. 2 in the nation (Western)
Senior Carrie von Uhlit and the Equestrian team returned to the Varsity Equestrian National Championships for the third time in its three-year history, finishing runnerup in the finals of the Western National Championships. Von Uhlit, shown here in English riding competition, was crowned the individual champion in reining, earning the title by half a point. She finished the year with 16 reining wins. The No. 10-seeded hunt seat team made its firstever appearance at the National Championships. 10
men’s Tennis MWC regular-season champions
Senior Kriegler Brink and the No. 38 Men’s Tennis team clinched the Mountain West Conference regular-season crown for the second year in a row and third time in four seasons. The team earned a league-high five allconference selections: singles players Brink, Emanuel Brighiu and Slah Mbarek and doubles tandems Brink/ Mbarek and Brighiu/Adrian Simon.
women’s Tennis MWC Tournament champions
Senior Macall Harkins and the No. 29 Women’s Tennis team captured their second Mountain West Conference Championship in four years in the league. The Frogs went 10-1 against league foes and placed Harkins, Katariina Tuohimaa and Kayla Duncan on the singles All-MWC team. Tuohimaa and Duncan were also tabbed to the All-MWC doubles squad, while Jefferson Hammond was the league’s Coach of the Year. 11
J i mm y Y o u n g
In c o mp e t i t i o n The TCU Horned Frogs’ 2008-09 season produced top 11 programs in Football, Baseball, Men’s Golf, Rifle and Equestrian. From Football’s fourth-straight bowl victory to Baseball’s sweep of the Fort Worth Regional, the Frogs offered plenty to cheer about. In all, Horned Frog student-athletes earned eight FirstTeam All-America honors and 108 All-Mountain West Conference selections.
FALLSPORTS FOO TBA LL ( 11- 2, 7- 1 M WC) • Closed season ranked seventh by the Associated Press and USA Today, marking the program’s highest appearance in a seasonending poll since 1959. It was the highest-ever finish in the polls by a two-loss team from a BCS non-automatic qualifying conference. • Won at least 10 games for the fifth time in the last seven years, including four 11-win campaigns in the past six seasons. • Reached 10th bowl game in last 11 seasons (one of 18 programs nationally to appear in 10 bowls in the last 11 years). TCU’s four straight bowl wins is a program first. The Frogs are one of seven teams to have a current bowl winning streak of at least four in a row. • Posted a 41-10 record over the last four seasons, making the 2008 seniors the all-time winningest class in TCU history. It’s the most victories ever in a four-year stretch at TCU.
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• Led the nation in total defense (217.8 yards per game) for the third time in nine seasons. The team was first in rush defense (47.1 yards), allowed the fewest first downs per game (12.1) and led the nation in time of possession (35:10). TCU was second in scoring defense (11.3 points per game) and sacks (43). • Defensive end Jerry Hughes led the nation in sacks (15) and forced fumbles (six) as he became TCU’s first consensus All-American since placekicker Nick Browne in 2003. Hughes was also a finalist for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy and Ted Hendricks Award. • Set single-season school records for points scored (437) and touchdowns (56). • Led the Mountain West with a school-record 18 players receiving all-conference honors.
VOL L EY BAL L (20- 12, 9- 7 MWC ) • Posted a program-best 9-7 record and fourth-place finish in Mountain West Conference play for the second consecutive year. • Recorded second-straight 20-win season, the fourth time the program reached that plateau. It was the Frogs’ third consecutive winning season under Coach Prentice Lewis and fifth winning season in the last six years. • Played the program’s first-ever televised match at home in front of a school-record 1,036 fans. • Raced out to a 9-0 record with wins over Louisiana Tech, UMKC, Belmont, Texas Southern, Prairie View A&M, UT Pan American, UT Arlington, Texas Tech and New Orleans. • Won 10 of 12 home matches, establishing a program record for fewest home losses in a season. • Knocked off the highest-ranked foe in program history with a 3-1 win over No. 13 Colorado State in the final home match of the season. • Placed Nirelle Hampton and Christy Hudson on the all-conference list. • Hampton leaves the program as the all-time leader in matches (131), games played (480), assists (4,982) and service aces (162). • Megan Munce tallied a conference-record 12 aces in a 3-0 victory over Air Force.
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FALLSPORTS CRO SS COUN TRY • Sent Festus Kigen to the NCAA Championships for the second year in a row, becoming the fifth runner in the last six years to represent the Frogs at the championship meet. • Kigen placed fourth overall at the 2008 NCAA South Central Regional, finishing in 30:35.0 to record TCU’s highest men’s finish since 2005. The Eldoret, Kenya, native was second at the Mountain West Conference Cross Country Championships, the highest-ever finish for a Horned Frog on the men’s side in MWC history. • The TCU women, who were ranked No. 11 in the region coming into the South Central Regional, finished eighth. • Tanja Ivandic won the North Texas Invitational to lead the TCU women to the team championship in Denton.
• The women’s squad was named a 2008 NCAA Division I Women’s All-Academic Team following the season.
S OCCER (14- 4- 2, 4- 2- 1 MWC ) • Set program records for best overall record and most Mountain West Conference victories. • Won the program’s first MWC Tournament game with a 2-1 overtime victory over San Diego State in opening-round action.
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• Climbed as high as No. 24 in the National RPI rankings during the season and was ranked by nearly every national poll during the year. • Placed three student-athletes on the all-conference squad for the first time in Jordan Calhoun, Lizzy Karoly and Katie Taylor. Calhoun was named the Mountain West Conference Freshman of the Year, while also being named Soccer Buzz Second-Team Freshman All-American, both first-ever honors for a player in the program. • Saw four players named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Women’s Soccer Team in Kelsey Walters, Cheryl Martin, Jackie Torda and Karoly, who earned first-team honors. • Recorded the most goals in school history (47), the fewest goals against (17) and single-season best goals against average (0.84) in school history.
WINTERSPORTS M E N’S BASKETBALL ( 14- 17, 5-11 MWC ) • Kevin Langford earned All-Mountain West Conference honors for the third consecutive season, posting second-team honors in 2008-09. • Langford concluded his career ranked 14th all time in program history in points (1,227), second in free throws made (414) and third in free throws attempted (599). He is one of 10 players to reach the 1,200-point milestone in three seasons and only the third player to surpass 400 made free throws in a career. • Zvonko Buljan was selected as Mountain West Conference Newcomer of the Year and earned honorable mention allconference.
• Buljan finished second in the league in rebounds per game (7.8), eighth in field-goal percentage (.500) and 15th in scoring average (12.3). He was first on the team in double-digit scoring games (21) and double-doubles (9). • Averaging 10.2 points a game, Ronnie “Tuffy” Moss became the first freshman since Corey Santee in 2001-02 to average double digits in his rookie season. • Had four players score more than 300 points for the first time since the 2001-02 season, with Langford (430), Buljan (381), Edvinas Ruzgas (309) and Moss (306) reaching the mark. • Head coach Jim Christian’s 14 victories were fourth-most for a first-year head coach in TCU history.
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W O ME N ’ S BAS KE T BALL (20- 11, 12- 4 MWC ) • Advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the eighth time in the last nine years with an at-large selection as the No. 10 seed in the Raleigh Regional. • Beat two teams that were ranked No. 3 in at least one of the national polls: No. 3 Maryland (80-68) and No. 3 Cal (82-73). TCU was one of only four teams in the nation with two such victories during the season. • Set program single-season records for free-throw percentage (.779) and fewest turnovers (13.7).
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• Became the only MWC team to finish in third place or better in each of the past four seasons, while also becoming the only squad with at least 11 league wins each year during the period. • Led the MWC in four team statistical categories: scoring average (69.2), 3-point field-goal percentage (.367), 3-point field-goal defense (.278) and 3-pointers made (6.68). • Defeated five teams that won their regular-season conference championship (Maryland, UT-San Antonio, UT-Arlington, Utah and San Diego State). • Helena Sverrisdottir became only the second Lady Frog ever to lead the team in scoring (15.8), rebounding (7.4) and assists (4.8) in the same season.
WINTERSPORTS S W I M M IN G/DIVIN G ( Me n: 4- 5, 1- 4 MW C) ( W o m e n: 8- 3- 1, 4-3-1 MW C) • The men’s squad finished fifth and the women’s squad finished seventh at the Mountain West Conference Championships. Sixteen student-athletes earned All-MWC honors in 23 events as both squads combined to establish 13 new school records. • R.J. Hesselberg set a new TCU mark for the three-meter dive (380.10) to win the 2008 MWC individual championship. • Divers Jennifer Ferguson, Kyle Callens and Hesselberg represented TCU at the NCAA Zone ‘D’ Diving Championships.
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• Maria Paula Alvarez established school records in the 1,000-free (10:02.64) and 1,650-free events (16:43.68). • Ashley Bolin set new TCU marks in the 200-free (1:48.61) and 500free events (4:52.89). • Stephanie Futscher eclipsed a 19-year school record in the 200-butterfly (2.00.33). • The men’s and women’s 200-medley relay teams broke Horned Frog records with times of 1:29.36 and 1:43.60, respectively. • Women’s 800-free relay team set a four-year mark (7:20.69). • Josh Bagby set a new school record in the 100-free (44.06). • Friedrich Grott broke a 17-year TCU record in the 100-butterfly (47.99) and a 15-year mark in the 200-butterfly (1:46.34). • Callens set a new Frog mark of 341.62 in the one-meter dive.
RIFL E • Hosted the 2009 NCAA National Collegiate Men’s and Women’s Rifle Championships at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum and will host again in 2010. • Finished fifth overall at the NCAA Championships for its third-straight top-five finish. • Mattie Brogdon qualified for the air rifle finals and finished seventh. • Erin Lorenzen and Simone Riford were selected as AllAmericans in air rifle and smallbore, respectively. • Set a new team record for smallbore with a cumulative score of 2,316 in a home match against UTEP.
• Claimed first place at the Aloha Invitational over Air Force and Nevada. • Lorenzen received the Mountain West Conference’s Hal Rothman Sportsmanship Award.
WINTER/SPRIN GSPORTS INDOOR TRACK AND FIE L D • Finished in 22nd place at the NCAA Indoor Championships, best on the women’s side at the meet since 1983. • Women’s 4x400 team earned All-America honors at the NCAA Indoor Championships crossing the tape in fourth place, best-ever finish in the event at the Championships. Men’s 4x400 relay squad placed ninth. • Jessica Young captured All-America honors with a fourthplace finish in the 60 meters, highest-ever by a TCU woman at the Championships. • Women’s team earned runner-up honors at the 2009 Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships, while the Flyin’ Frog men finished fifth.
• Had 18 student-athletes (11 women, seven men) named to the All-Mountain West Conference Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track and Field team. • Young collected the Women’s Outstanding Performance Award at the MWC Indoor Championships.
OU T D OOR T RACK AN D FIEL D • Had seven student-athletes named All-Americans: Mark Barnes (men’s 4x100 relay), Neidra Covington (triple jump), Mychal Dungey (men’s 4x100 relay), Whitney Gipson (long Jump), Otis McDaniel (men’s 4x100 relay), Justyn Warner (men’s 4x100 relay) and Jessica Young (100 and 200 meters). • Young garnered her fourth All-America honor, placing second in the 100 meters and tying the best-ever finish by a TCU woman. • Kishelle Paul won the women’s 400-meter hurdles at the NCAA Midwest Regional for the second consecutive year. • Women’s team finished fourth overall at the 2009 NCAA Midwest Regional, highest since 2006.
• The men and women’s 4x100, the women’s 4x400, Covington (triple jump), Gipson (long jump) Young (100 and 200 meters), Kristal Juarez (400 meters), McDaniel (100 meters) and Kishelle Paul (400-meter hurdles) all earned NCAA automatic bids to the NCAA Outdoor Championships. • Posted 23 NCAA regional qualifying marks, won 10 of 28 events on the final day of the competition and set seven new complex records at the Mountain West Conference Championships. • Men’s and women’s squads finished second at the MWC Championships. • Andon Mitchell captured the men’s 100 meters at the MWC Championships with a time of 10.26 seconds, as the Frogs claimed the top-five spots in the event. • Young set complex records in the 100 meters (11.25) and 200 meters (23.17) at the MWC Championships. 17
SPRIN GSPORTS M E N’S TEN N IS ( 12- 12, 5- 1 M W C) • Won the Mountain West Conference regular-season championship for the second straight year, and the third time in four seasons. • Advanced to the NCAA Championships for the 18th time in 19 years. • Earned a league-best five All-MWC selections, including singles players Emanuel Brighiu, Kriegler Brink and Slah Mbarek and doubles tandems Brink/Mbarek and Brighiu/Adrian Simon. • Sent Brighiu/Simon to the NCAA Doubles Championships, marking the 30th time in 34 years the program has had an entry at the NCAA Individual Championships.
• Posted a win over the highest-rated team in head coach Dave Borelli’s three-year tenure with a 4-3 victory over No. 17 Tulsa on Feb. 21. • Climbed to as high as No. 32 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association team rankings. • Finished the season with three individuals in the national singles rankings (Brink, No. 77; Mbarek, No. 93; Brighiu, No. 115) and two rated doubles teams (Brighiu/Simon, No. 36; Brink/Mbarek, No. 44). • Faced one of the nation’s toughest schedules, with 19 of 24 opponents ranked No. 72 or higher at the time of the match. Seven of the team’s victories came against those squads.
W O ME N ’ S T E N N I S (17- 11, 7- 1 MWC ) • Claimed the Mountain West Conference Tournament title, the second in four years, defeating No. 42 UNLV. • Advanced to the second round of the NCAA Championships, defeating No. 36 Tulsa in the opening round. • Finished with a team ranking of No. 29, the program’s eighth top-30 finish since 2000. • Nina Munch-Soegaard earned All-America status after claiming a top-16 seed in the NCAA Singles Championships bracket.
• Macall Harkins and Anna Sydorska advanced to the Round of 16 at the NCAA Doubles Championships for the second straight year. • Sydorska set the TCU career record for individual doubles victories with 106. • Harkins, sophomore Katariina Tuohimaa and freshman Kayla Duncan earned all-conference singles honors, while Tuohimaa and Duncan were tabbed with All-MWC doubles accolades. • For the second year in a row, Jefferson Hammond was named the MWC Coach of the Year and Colin Foster was selected Southwest Region Assistant Coach of the Year. • Duncan led the team with 27 wins, equaling the secondmost wins in a single season by a freshman.
SPRIN GSPORTS M EN ’S GOLF • Finished ninth overall at the NCAA Championships, the program’s highest since placing seventh in 1997. • Completed the season ranked ninth in the country, after starting the season at No. 62. • Tom Hoge finished third overall (three-under-par) at the NCAA Championships, TCU’s highest individual finisher since Adam Rubinson in 2002. • Rallied from eight strokes down in the final five holes to win the program’s first-ever Mountain West Conference title in the first sudden death playoff hole. It was the largest final-round comeback in MWC history. • Placed James Sacheck and Johan de Beer on the All-Mountain West Conference team. • Saw Bill Montigel selected as the Mountain West Conference Coach of the Year, the fourth league in which he’s received that honor. • Won three tournaments, most in a season since 2002-03. • Set a program record with 11 top-five finishes out of 13 tournaments.
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W O ME N ’ S G O LF • Finished 18th at the NCAA Championships, the program’s third-consecutive top-20 finish and 14th-straight appearance in the postseason. • Became one of just 12 programs nationally to place in the top 20 in each of the last three seasons. • Has appeared in three-straight NCAA Championships for the first time since 1982-84. • Closed the season ranked 25th nationally by Golfstat. • Posted eight top-10 results on the year, including fourth place at the NCAA West Regional. The Lady Frogs have threestraight top-five finishes at Regionals.
• Topped the Mountain West Conference with three all-conference selections (Prisela Campbell, Valentine Derrey and Rachel Raastad). • Produced three all-conference performers for the second time in three years and third time in the last five seasons. • Shot a school-record-low 859 at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown, besting the previous school mark by 10 strokes. Also tied the TCU single-round mark with a 283. • Campbell set a TCU record with a 66 at the LSU Golf Classic.
SPRIN GSPORTS BAS EBALL ( 4 0- 18, 15- 5 MWC) • Finished season ranked 11th by NCBWA, highest-ever final ranking. • Earned a No. 1 seed and hosted an NCAA Regional for the first time in school history. • Went 3-0 in the Fort Worth Regional and advanced to the NCAA Super Regionals for the first time in school history. Jason Coats was named the Fort Worth Regional’s Most Outstanding Player. • Tallied the program’s fourth 40-win season in six years under Jim Schlossnagle, finishing 40-18. • Won its fourth-straight regular-season MWC title.
• Two players named to first-team All-MWC and five players selected to the league’s second team. • Matt Vern (San Diego), Matt Carpenter (St. Louis) and Chris Ellington (Milwaukee) were selected in the Major League Baseball Draft. • Carpenter leaves as the all-time leader in games played (241) and at-bats (843), second in doubles (57) and walks (150), tied for second in hits (263) and fourth in runs scored (176), runs batted in (159) and total bases (412). • Vern leaves as the all-time leader in putouts (1,371) and fifth in runs scored (164). • Kyle Winkler was invited to take part in the 2009 National Team Trials, becoming the first Frog to do so since 2006.
EQUE S T RIAN (13- 4) • Carrie von Uhlit was crowned the individual champion in reining at the 2009 Varsity Equestrian Western National Championships. • No. 2-seeded western squad finished as national runner-up in the finals of the Western National Championship. It was the third time in three years that the program has been invited to the tournament. • Making its first-ever appearance at the National Championships, the No. 10-seeded hunt seat team advanced to the quarterfinals. • Von Uhlit won the 2008 AQHA World Championships in amateur reining.
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• Defeated Tennessee-Martin to win the Best of the West Tournament in Fresno, Calif., as von Uhlit won the MVP title in equitation over fences. Von Uhlit led TCU with the most wins after going 11-31 in the fall. The senior nabbed four MVP crowns in reining. • Chloe Baker went 6-1 in the fall and earned MVP honors in a match against No. 2 Georgia. • Courtney Chown took home the 2008 Willis Invitational Tournament MVP in horsemanship after earning MVP honors in the fall against Fresno State and New Mexico State. • Kelsey Huffman competed in both horsemanship and reining and went a combined 9-3 in the fall. Huffman tallied two MVP titles, one against West Texas A&M after scoring a 77.5 in horsemanship. • Tassie Munroe earned three MVP titles in equitation over fences, which included the 2008 Willis Invitational MVP.
Raisin g their Gam e s Sixteen of TCU’s 20 programs were represented in the postseason in 2008-09 by teams or individuals. Football made its 10th trip in 11 seasons to a bowl game. Baseball was a No. 1 seed and Regional host for the first time ever as it won all three games at Lupton Stadium en route to its first trip to the Super Regionals, where it fell one game short of the College World Series. Women’s Tennis reached the NCAAs for the sixth straight time, while the men’s team made the tournament for the 18th time in 19 years. Women’s Basketball returned to the Big Dance for the eighth time in nine years. Women’s Golf’s streak reached 14, while Men’s Golf made it 20 in a row, finishing ninth. Equestrian returned to the Varsity Equestrian National Championships for the third time in its three-year history and was runner-up for the Western title. Rifle hosted the NCAA Championships at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum and placed fifth.
Football TCU posted a 17-16 victory over previously undefeated and ninth-ranked Boise State. With a 3.74 rating and 3,661,315 household impressions, it was the mostwatched pre-Christmas bowl ever on ESPN. The Horned Frogs won a fourth consecutive bowl game for the first time in their history, making them one of only seven teams in the nation to have a current bowl winning streak of at least four in a row.
Cross Country Sent junior Festus Kigen to the NCAA Championships for the second year in a row, becoming the fifth runner in the last six years to represent the Frogs at the championship meet. Kigen placed fourth overall at the 2008 NCAA South Central Regional, finishing in 30:35.0 to record TCU’s highest men’s finish since 2005.
Women’s Basketball TCU advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the eighth time in nine years. The Frogs earned an at-large bid as the No. 10 seed in the Raleigh regional, where they were matched up against seventh-seeded South Dakota State. The No. 16 Jackrabbits eliminated TCU in the opening round.
Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Divers Jennifer Ferguson, Kyle Callens and R.J. Hesselberg represented TCU at the NCAA Zone ‘D’ Diving Championships.
Rifle Hosted the 2009 NCAA Men’s and Women’s Rifle Championships at DanielMeyer Coliseum and placed fifth overall. It was the program’s third straight topfive finish. Freshman Mattie Brogdon finished seventh in the air rifle finals. TCU will host the NCAA Championships again in 2010.
Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track and Field Women’s team was 22nd place at the NCAA Indoor Championships, best finish since 1983. The women’s 4x400 team earned All-America honors, crossing the tape in fourth place, best-ever finish in the event at the Championships.The men’s 4x400 relay squad placed ninth. Jessica Young captured All-America honors with a fourth-place finish in the 60 meters, the highest-ever by a TCU woman at the Championships. At the conference meet, the women’s team earned runnerup honors, while the Flyin’ Frog men finished fifth. Young collected the Women’s Outstanding Performance Award at the MWC Indoor Championships.
Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field The Flyin’ Frogs had seven student-athletes named All-Americans: Mark Barnes (men’s 4x100 relay), Neidra Covington (triple jump), Mychal Dungey (men’s 4x100 relay), Whitney Gipson (long Jump), Otis McDaniel (men’s 4x100 relay),
Justyn Warner (men’s 4x100 relay) and Jessica Young (100 and 200 meters). Young garnered her fourth All-America honor honor by placing second in the 100 meters, tying the best-ever finish by a TCU woman. Both squads finished second at the MWC Championships.
Men’s Tennis Advanced to the NCAA Championships for the 18th time in 19 years, facing Tulsa in the first round. Emanuel Brighiu and Adrian Simon represented TCU in the NCAA Doubles Championships.
Women’s Tennis Advanced to the second round of the NCAA Team Championships, defeating No. 36 Tulsa in the opening round. Nina Munch-Soegaard earned All-America status after claiming a top-16 seed in the NCAA Singles Championships. Macall Harkins and Ana Sydorska advanced to the Round of 16 at the NCAA Doubles Championships.
Women’s Golf Made its 14th consecutive postseason appearance as it finished 18th at the NCAA Championships. Qualified for the NCAAs by finishing fourth at the West Regional, its third straight top-five regional finish.
Men’s Golf Finished ninth overall at the NCAA Championships, the program’s highest finish since placing seventh in 1997. Tom Hoge finished third overall (three-under-par) at the NCAA Championships, TCU’s highest individual since Adam Rubinson in 2002.
Baseball Earned a No. 1 seed and hosted an NCAA Regional for the first time in school history. Went 3-0 in the Fort Worth Regional and advanced to the NCAA Super Regionals for the first time in school history. Jason Coats was named the Fort Worth Regional’s Most Outstanding Player. Extended No. 1 seed Texas to an elimination game in NCAA Super Regionals. Finished season ranked 11th by the National College Baseball Writers Association, highest-ever final ranking.
Equestrian Finished as national runner-up in the finals of the Western National Championships. It was the third time in three years that the program has been invited to the tournament. Carrie von Uhlit was crowned the individual champion in reining. TCU’s No. 10-seeded hunt seat team advanced to the quarterfinals, making its first-ever appearance at the NCAA Championships.
Honor Roll Football Aaron Brown, KR Honorable Mention All-MWC
Jason Phillips, LB Honorable Mention All-America, SI.com First-Team All-MWC First-Team All-Texas College, Dave Campbell’s Texas Football
Marcus Cannon, OT Honorable Mention All-MWC
Rafael Priest, CB Second-Team All-MWC
Curtis Clay, WR Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar
Shae Reagan, TE First-Team Academic All-District, ESPN The Magazine Draddy Trophy semifinalist, National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Finalist, National Football Foundation’s Hampshire Honor Society
Steven Coleman, S Second-Team All-MWC Second-Team All-Texas College, Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Drew Combs, PK Rudy Award winner Andy Dalton, QB Honorable Mention All-MWC Robert Henson, LB First-Team All-MWC Second-Team All-Texas College, Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Stephen Hodge, S First-Team All-MWC First-Team All-Texas College, Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Jerry Hughes, DE All-America, Walter Camp Football Foundation, Football Writers Association of America, Sporting News, Associated Press, ESPN.com, SI.com, CollegeFootballNews.com, Rivals.com Bronko Nagurski Trophy and Ted Hendricks Award finalist Mountain West Conference Defensive Player of the Year Unanimous First-Team All-MWC First-Team All-Texas College, Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Bart Johnson, WR First-Team Academic All-District, ESPN The Magazine MWC Scholar-Athlete Josh Karlin, OG Honorable Mention All-MWC Anson Kelton, P Honorable Mention All-MWC Jeremy Kerley, PR First-Team All-MWC Second-Team All-Texas College, Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Cody Moore, NT Second-Team All-MWC Second-Team All-Texas College, Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Marshall Newhouse, OT Second-Team All-MWC Second-Team All-Texas College, Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Matt Panfil, DE Second-Team All-MWC Finalist, National Football Foundation’s Hampshire Honor Society
Nick Sanders, CB Honorable Mention All-MWC Blake Schlueter, C First-Team All-MWC First-Team All-Texas College, Dave Campbell’s Texas Football
Hannah Kunnemann, MF MWC Scholar-Athlete Cheryl Martin, D/MF MWC Scholar-Athlete CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Third-Team Michelle Nguyen, MF Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Julia Slater, D MWC Scholar-Athlete Jackie Torda, F All-MWC Tournament Team MWC Scholar-Athlete CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Third-Team
RIFLE Tanya Gorin MWC Scholar-Athlete Erin Lorenzen All-America (air rifle) MWC Hal Rothman Sportsmanship Award recipient Emily Paper MWC Scholar-Athlete Simone Riford All-America (smallbore) MWC Scholar-Athlete Lauren Sullivan MWC Scholar-Athlete
Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Maria Paula Alvarez All-MWC (1,650-free)
Katie Taylor, D Second-Team All-MWC
Josh Bagby All-MWC (100-free)
James Vess, DT Honorable Mention All-MWC
Kelsey Walters, GK CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Second-Team
Sarah Bardwell MWC Scholar-Athlete
Jimmy Young, WR Honorable Mention All-MWC Second-Team All-Texas College, Dave Campbell’s Texas Football
Ashley Bolin All-MWC (200-free, 500-free) MWC Scholar-Athlete
Cross Country Heidi Barr MWC Scholar-Athlete Kelly Dawson MWC Scholar-Athlete Tanja Ivandic MWC Scholar-Athlete Festus Kigen First-Team South Central Region First-Team All-MWC Julie Mayfield MWC Scholar-Athlete Andrew McDonald MWC Scholar-Athlete Ashley Millerick MWC Scholar-Athlete
Soccer Jordan Calhoun, F First-Team All-MWC
MWC Freshman of the Year Soccer Buzz Second-Team Freshman All-America Third-Team All-Central Region Soccer News Net Player of the Year Finalist Chelsea Cody, MF MWC Scholar-Athlete Kelly Faerber, MF MWC Scholar-Athlete Courtney Johnson, MF MWC Scholar-Athlete
Lizzy Karoly, F Second-Team All-MWC All-MWC Tournament Team NSCAA Scholar All-South Region Third-Team CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District First-Team
Katelyn Blackwood, DS MWC Scholar-Athlete Nirelle Hampton, S All-MWC Christy Hudson, RS All-MWC MWC Scholar-Athlete Sarah Joeckel, OH/DS MWC Scholar-Athlete Devon Kirk, OH MWC Scholar-Athlete Kylie Pont, RS MWC Scholar-Athlete
Men’s Basketball Zvonko Buljan, F MWC Newcomer of the Year Honorable Mention All-MWC Logan Lancon, G MWC Scholar-Athlete Kevin Langford, F Second-Team All-MWC MWC Scholar-Athlete Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar
Women’s Basketball Emily Carter, G/F Second-Team All-MWC TK LaFleur, G Second-Team All-MWC MWC Newcomer of the Year Helena Sverrisdottir, G First-Team All-MWC
Ellie Bradley All-MWC (100-breaststroke, 200-breaststroke) Kyle Callens All-MWC (one-meter springboard, three-meter springboard, platform diving) MWC Scholar-Athlete Jennifer Ferguson All-MWC (three-meter springboard, platform diving) Stephanie Futscher All-MWC (200-butterfly) Friedrich Grott All-MWC (200-individual medley, 100-butterfly, 200-butterfly) Jason Hauck MWC Scholar-Athlete R.J. Hesselberg All-MWC (one-meter springboard, three-meter springboard, platform diving) MWC Champion (three-meter springboard) Andy Hoffmann MWC Scholar-Athlete Kimberly Jones MWC Scholar-Athlete Bryce Orser MWC Scholar-Athlete Jennifer Oster All-MWC (100-butterfly) MWC Scholar-Athlete Katie Rosen All-MWC (200-breaststoke)
Lindsey Stevens All-MWC (1,650-free) Cheryl Townsend MWC Scholar-Athlete Theo Trotman MWC Scholar-Athlete Kaitlyn Vann All-MWC (1,650-free) MWC Scholar-Athlete Trevor Woods MWC Scholar-Athlete Men’s 200-free relay (Josh Bagby, Jack Doran, Laszlo Gyurko, Josh Schieffer) All-MWC Women’s 800-free relay (Maria Paula Alvarez, Ashley Bolin, Lindsey Stevens, Kaitlyn Vann) All-MWC
Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track & Field Mark Barnes All-MWC (60 meters, 200 meters) Jessica Clarke All-MWC (200 meters) MWC Champion (200 meters) Whitney Gipson All-MWC (long jump) Dell Guy All-MWC (400 meters) Stormy Harrison All-MWC (shot put) Candis Kelley All-MWC (shot put) MWC Champion (shot put) Richard Knotts All-MWC (60 meters)
Women’s 4x400 Relay (Jessica Clarke, Kishelle Paul , Hayley Shade, Jessica Young) All-America All-MWC MWC Champion
Hayley Shade MWC Scholar-Athlete
Kriegler Brink All-MWC
Justyn Warner All-MWC (100 meters)
Slah Mbarek All-MWC
Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track & Field
Jessica Young All-America (100 meters) All-MWC (100 meters, 200 meters) MWC Champion (100 meters, 200 meters)
Kelubia Mabatah MWC Scholar-Athlete
Marcus Cannon All-MWC (shot put)
Sean Zurko All-MWC (800 meters)
Kriegler Brink/Slah Mbarek (doubles) All-MWC
Jessica Clarke All-MWC (200 meters, 400 meters)
Men’s 4x100 Relay (Mychal Dungey, Otis McDaniel, Justyn Warner, Mark Barnes/Andon Mitchell) All-America All-MWC MWC Champion
Neidra Covington All-American (triple jump) All-MWC Kelly Dawson MWC Scholar-Athlete Mychal Dungey All-MWC (200 meters) MWC Champion (200 meters) Crystal Fenoglio MWC Scholar-Athlete Whitney Gipson All-American (long jump) Dell Guy All-MWC (400 meters)
Women’s 4x100 Relay (Whtney Gipson, Jessica Clarke, Kristal Juarez, Jessica Young) All-MWC MWC Champion Women’s 4x400 Relay (Kristal Juarez, Kischelle Paul, Meaghan Ryan, Hayley Shade) All-MWC
Emanuel Brighiu/Adrian Simon (doubles) All-MWC
Women’s Tennis Kayla Duncan All-MWC Macall Harkins All-MWC MWC Scholar-Athlete Southwest Region Arthur Ashe, Jr. Leadership & Sportsmanship Award recipient Nina Munch-Soegaard All-America Southwest Regional Champion Anna Sydorska MWC Scholar-Athlete
Stormy Harrison All-MWC (shot put) MWC Champion (shot put)
Kristal Juarez All-MWC (400 meters)
Prisela Campbell All-MWC
Tanja Ivandic MWC Scholar-Athlete
Valentine Derrey All-MWC
Kayla Duncan/Katariina Tuohimaa (doubles) All-MWC
Thomas Killen All-MWC (discus) MWC Champion (discus)
Rachel Raastad All-MWC
Julie Mayfield MWC Scholar-Athlete
Andon Mitchell All-MWC (60 meters) MWC Champion (60 meters)
Otis McDaniel All-MWC (100 meters, 200 meters)
Kischelle Paul All-MWC (60-meter hurdles, 200 meters)
Ashley Millerick MWC Scholar-Athlete
Meaghan Peoples All-MWC (pentathlon)
Andon Mitchell All-MWC (100 meters) MWC Champion (100 meters)
Jordan Pitts All-MWC (60-meter hurdles) MWC Champion (60-meter hurdles)
Jack O’Brien MWC Scholar-Athlete
Jessica Young All-America (60 meters) All-MWC (60 meters, 400 meters) MWC Champion (60 meters, 400 meters)
Kischelle Paul All-MWC (100-meter hurdles) MWC Champion (100-meter hurdles) Midwest Regional Champion (400-meter hurdles)
Men’s 4x400 Relay (Dell Guy, Matthew Love, Jordan Pitts, Sean Zurko,) All-MWC MWC Champion
Meaghan Peoples All-MWC (heptathlon, 400-meter hurdles) U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Division I All-Academic Track & Field team
Women’s Distance Medley (Tanja Ivandic, Tiara Miller, Meaghan Peoples, Danielle Selner) All-MWC
Men’s 4x400 Relay (Dell Guy, Clemore Henry, Jordan Pitts, Sean Zurko) All-MWC MWC Champion
Cameron Nash MWC Scholar-Athlete
Jordan Pitts All-MWC (110 meter hurdles) MWC Champion (110-meter hurdles)
Melissa Loh MWC Scholar-Athlete Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar All-America Scholar, National Golf Coaches Association
Katariina Tuohimaa All-MWC MWC Scholar-Athlete
Trent Appleby, P First-Team All-MWC Matt Carpenter, INF Second-Team All-MWC Taylor Cragin, P Second-Team All-MWC
Johan de Beer All-MWC MWC Scholar-Athlete
Chris Ellington, OF Second-Team All-MWC MWC Scholar-Athlete
Tom Hoge Honorable Mention PING All-America MWC Scholar-Athlete
Taylor Featherston, INF Second-Team All-MWC
Scott Roudebush MWC Scholar-Athlete James Sacheck Honorable Mention PING All-America All-MWC
Sean Hoelscher, P MWC Scholar-Athlete Bryan Holaday, C Second-Team All-MWC Eric Marshall, P MWC Scholar-Athlete
Travis Woolf ClevelandGolf/Srixon Academic AllAmerican
Derek VerHagen, P MWC Scholar-Athlete
Hunt Woodruff, C MWC Scholar-Athlete
Emanuel Brighiu All-MWC
Matt Vern, INF First-Team All-MWC
In THE cLA S S ROO M TCU student-athletes work as hard academically as they do in competition, and their classroom commitment is showing. They posted a departmental cumulative grade point average of 2.96 in the Spring 2009 semester, the highest since TCU started reporting scores in Fall 1998. Seventy-four Frogs made the Deanâ€™s List. Most importantly, 81 student-athletes graduated during the 2008-09 academic year.
The departmental cumulative grade-point average for Spring 2009 was 2.957. In Fall 2008, it was 2.932. The all-sport GPA for Spring 2009 was 2.905, while it was 2.944 in Fall 2008.
More than 50 percent of the studentathletes had GPAs over 3.0 in the Spring 2009 semester, including 25 percent at 3.5 or higher.
Twenty-seven student-athletes posted a 4.0 GPA in the Spring 2009 semester, while 26 achieved the mark in Fall 2008.
Thirteen of 20 athletics programs carry GPAs over 3.0, and 15 are above the 2.9 mark.
Seventy-four Frogs made the Dean’s List in the Spring 2009 semester. Eighty-three made the list in Fall 2008.
Eighty-one TCU student-athletes (31 in December, 50 in May) graduated during the 2008-09 academic year.
Two former TCU student-athletes were named recipients of the NCAA Degree Completion Award for 2008-09.
Fifty-one Horned Frog student-athletes were named 2008-09 MWC ScholarAthletes.
Based on the 2007-08 data, the TCU Athletic Department’s APR was the highest in five years of reporting at 973. For five consecutive years, the overall departmental rolling APR score has risen and is now at a 966.
TCU had 193 student-athletes named as Collegiate All-America Scholars by the United States Achievement Academy for the 2008-2009 academic year.
Four TCU student-athletes were honored as 2009 recipients of the Arthur Ashe Jr. Sport Scholar Award: Melissa Loh (firstteam Women’s Golf ); Kevin Langford
Both the TCU Men’s Cross Country and the Women’s Tennis programs earned NCAA Public Recognition Awards for perfect multi-year APR scores of 1,000. Only the top 10 percent of teams are presented with this award. After the Fall 2003 semester, there were only five teams over a 3.00 GPA. After the Spring 2009 semester, the TCU Athletics Department had 13 teams over the 3.00 mark and 15 over the 2.90 mark.
(second-team Men’s Basketball); Curtis Clay (third-team Football); and Michelle Nguyen (third-team Soccer). •
The College Swimming Coaches of America Association awarded TCU’s men’s and women’s swimming squads with Academic All-America honors for both the Fall 2008 and Spring 2009 semesters. This is the 34th time the women have claimed the honor. 25 27
In THE COMMUNITY Senior Lizzy Karoly and the Soccer team presented Gary Cole of Cook Childrenâ€™s Medical Center with a $7,000 check in May. The team ran its own area camps to raise the donated money. Itâ€™s one example of TCU student-athletes who care about their community and are getting involved. Other Frog teams visited schools and hospitals to increase awareness for causes like breast cancer, built houses through Habitat for Humanity and participated in Fort Worth area shoe and clothing drives.
TCU student-athletes from all sports visited more than 30 schools as a part of Cash America SuperFrog’s Reading Challenge, a program that encourages Fort Worth area elementary school children to read. Student-athletes handed out bookmarks and read with students. Top readers were awarded tickets to a TCU football or baseball game.
Student-athletes from multiple teams raised awareness for Project Purple - an initiative that allows needy children the opportunity to attend TCU home athletic events.
Football team members visited sick children at Cook Children’s Medical Center.
Women’s Tennis and Volleyball team members helped build a house during a Habitat for Humanity project.
Student-athletes from multiple teams supported the fight against breast cancer with Susan G. Komen for the Cure by wearing pink during TCU athletic events.
Student-athletes from multiple teams collected footwear for the First Street Methodist Mission Shoe Drive.
Student-athletes from multiple teams worked with H.O.P.E. Farm, an organization that provides opportunities for inner-city boys.
Women’s Basketball team members volunteered several hours in-season to the Tarrant Area Food Bank for its “Backpack for Kids” project that provides food to underprivileged children.
Soccer team members read to KinderFrogs and Starpoint students every week and volunteered at Cook’s Children Medical Center. The team also hosted a soccer clinic in conjunction with the Special Olympics and gave $7,000 to Cook’s.
Student-athletes from multiple teams worked with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth.
FROG CLUB Scholarships for Champions The TCU Frog Club was formed in 1940 by a group of local businessmen who wanted to support TCU Athletics on the heels of the unprecedented successes of the 1930s. Today, with its 70th anniversary approaching in 2010, the 4,000-member Frog Club continues its support of winning programs. With the cost of one scholarship for a student-athlete nearly $40,000, support through the Frog Club is more critical than ever.
2008-2009 Accomplishments •
Raised $4.01 million for Scholarships for Champions – the second straight year to eclipse the $4 million mark. The 80-person Frog Club Membership Team contributed a record $1.26 million to the total, surpassing the $1 million mark for the third consecutive year. (Frog Club financial contributions have increased by 90 percent in the last four years.)
Welcomed 268 new members, a seven percent increase.
Raised $206,000 for women’s and men’s golf scholarships at the 30th annual Horned Frog Classic at Colonial Country Club.
Integrated gift solicitation and gift renewal efforts of the Membership Team and TCU Phonathon with the six business segments of the Frog Club.
Streamlined the online gift feature on www. tcufrogclub.com, helping increase ease of use and reduce processing time per contribution. In 2008-09, more than $1.3 million was received online, more than a third of the year’s total. Beginning in July 2009, Frog Club donors were able to log on to www.gofrogs. com to check their Horned Frog Priority Points System totals, including overall points and rank.
FROG CLUB active & involved
Gary Patterson luncheons
Horned Frog Classic at Colonial Country Club
Tailgating at football games
Frog Club Palooza
Horned Frog Membership Team Draft
Meyer-Martin Complex on game day
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Frog Club Membership Team raised a record $1.26 million of the $4.01 total for Scholarships for Champions.
(Lettermen Team Captain)
Bruce Beard Virgil Beene David Bucher Mary Lu Highnote Allan Howeth Ken Kellam Art Renfro Brian Rosson John Vermillion
Platt Allen John Booth Gary Brown Rhett Caraway Ira Collerain David Dike Kelly Feik Tim Hoch Jim McCord
Warren Bridges Gary Cooper Janice Dziuk Nick Encke Rachel James Chase Johnson Doc McClintock Jim Nayfa Sean Stilley Angela Stanford
Jeff Anderson George Armstrong Kandi Clausen Charlie Conway Robert Drummond Buddy Iles Chuck Mooney J.D. Roe Bob Semple
J. W. Wilson
Jim Barber Geno Borchardt John Cockrell Bronson Davis Mike Pavell Alice Puente Neal Walker Warren York
Susanne Beard Austin Bond John Cockrell, Jr. Chris Curtis Craig Davis Mark Mourer Robert Peterson Dick Stinson Allan Wallach
Bill Barnes Charlie Hahn Mike Herman Steve Kellam Dale Ladner John Lott John McKnight David Rascoe Susan Smith
David Branch Gayle Campbell Debra Driskell Dana Kizer John Molyneaux Miguel Reyes Lea Robinson Sean Weaver 32
HoRNED FROG PROS GIVING BACK Products of Frog Club support Before they were successful professional athletes, golfers Charles Coody, J.J. Henry and Angela Stanford, and football star LaDainian Tomlinson were TCU Horned Frog student-athletes. They practiced; they played; they went to class; they earned a degree. And now, they’re showing appreciation for the support, coaching and encouragement they received as Frogs by contributing back to their alma mater.
Charles Coody ’60 TCU career: Teamed with Don Massengale to lead the Horned Frogs in the late 1950s. In the pros: Won the 1971 Masters and was on the 1971 U.S. Ryder Cup team; Won 12 times on PGA Senior Tour. How he’s giving back: The annual Charles Coody Classic golf tournament and other contributions support the Charles Coody Endowed Scholarship, the Mick Ashworth Endowed Scholarship and the Phi Delta Theta Scholarship.
J.J. Henry ’98 TCU career: Was 1998 NCAA Co-Player of the Year; remains Men’s Golf’s lone three-time All-American. In the pros: Played on the 2006 Ryder Cup team and won the Buick Championship that same year. How he’s giving back: The Henry House Foundation gave a grant in April 2009 funding therapeutic play equipment to the KinderFrogs program, which serves children with Down Syndrome.
Angela Stanford ’00 TCU career: Was a four-time All-American and won a Frog-record nine tournaments. In the pros: Has four tour victories and has moved up to sixth in the LPGA Rolex Rankings; played on the U.S. Solheim Cup team in 2003 and 2007. How she’s giving back: In Spring 2009, she funded a custom travel van for the Women’s Golf team.
LaDainian Tomlinson ’00 TCU career: Led NCAA in rushing yards in 1999 and 2000; 2000 Doak Walker Award winner; sixth in NCAA Division I with 5,263 yards. In the pros: Five-time All-Pro running back with San Diego Chargers and 2006 NFL Most Valuable Player with an NFL record 31 touchdowns and 186 points. How he’s giving back: He makes the TCU campus one of the host sites of his annual Camp LT for youth. 33
Lettermen’s Association President Janice Dziuk (top row, far left) and Athletics Director Danny Morrison (top row, far right) stand with members of the 2008 Lettermen’sHallofFameclass,whichincludedthe1938NationalChampionshipFootballteam;BeckyBrill’84,swimming;BeverlyMcDonald’93,trackandfield; W.C. Nix III ’88, football; and Dr. John Richards ’67, football.
Thespiritofteamwork,goal-setting,camaraderieandwinning continues with the Lettermen’s Association. The 2008-09 year brought a record level of participation, as Horned Frog heroes of the past reconnected with TCU and one another.
2008-09Accomplishments • Saw a record 861 members contribute annual dues and make gifts to the Association, up 32 Lettermen’s Board of Directors and volunteers at the annual TCU Lettermen Hall of Fame banquet
percent from 2007-08. (More than 25 percent of former Horned Frog student-athletes are active members, which exceeds the national average.) • Increased attendance of members from all decades and sports at the Annual Meeting and other membership events. • Saw more than 72 percent of dues and gifts received through the upgraded Lettermen’s
Association Web site. • Increased its Board of Directorships and added nine additional Board of Director positions. • Inducted the following Horned Frogs into the Lettermen’s Hall of Fame: Becky Brill ‘84, swimming; Beverly McDonald ‘93, track and field; W.C. Nix III ‘88, football; Dr. John Richards ‘67,
Lettermen’s Annual Meeting and Cookout
football; and the 1938 National Championship Football team. • Awarded more than $55,000 in scholarship assistance to the children of current dues-paying lettermen through the Dutch Meyer Scholarship.
TCU Lettermen help work on FrogHouse
Capital Giving / Scholarships To continue our momentum on the field, TCU must keep pace with the rising costs of athletics scholarships, which have more than doubled during the past decade. Frog Club contributions help pay for athletics scholarships, keeping our varsity programs fully funded. Capital gifts help sustain and build athletics infrastructure. Together, the annual support of donors plays a major role in TCUâ€™s success on and off the field.
The Jane and John S. Justin Foundation has donated $1.5 million for a 5,000-square-foot fieldhouse at GarveyRosenthal Soccer Stadium. It will include home and visitor locker rooms, an officials locker room, a training room, offices, lounge area and wrap-around raised viewing terrace. It is scheduled to open in the summer of 2010.
TCU Athletics Scholarships/Annual Revenue Cost Analysis Winning intercollegiate athletics titles demands a team effort. To build these championship teams, scholarships are vital to attracting and recruiting the highest caliber student-athletes possible. Giving to the TCU Frog Club goes directly to the Scholarships for Champions campaign. In 2008-09, the total surpassed $4 million for the second year in a row, yet it still represents less than half the total cost of funding TCU’s 300 athletics scholarships.
Frog Club Giving vs. Aggregate Scholarships Cost 11
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FULLY Endowed Athletics Scholarships June 1, 2008 to MAy 31, 2009
Ron and Paula Parker Endowed Scholarship
Endowing the tight end position
Bill Starkey Football Scholarship
Endowing a defensive back position
Sherri Parker Lee Womenâ€™s Athletics Scholarship
Shae Reagan, a senior tight end on the Football team, was the recipient of the Ron and Paula Parker Endowed Scholarship in 2008-09. He was named First-Team Academic All-District by ESPN The Magazine and a semifinalist for the Draddy Trophy by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.
Partially Endowed Athletics Scholarships June 1, 2008 to MAy 31, 2009
Michael T. Ashworth Athletic Scholarship
Ben Carruthers, senior, Baseball
David Baldwin Sanders Endowed Scholarship
Giles Montgomery, senior, Football
Marci K. Bozarth Scholarship in Women’s Golf
Valentine Derrey, junior, Women’s Golf
Buster Brannon Basketball Scholarship
Edvinas Ruzgas, junior, Men’s Basketball
Elmer Brown Athletic Training Scholarship
Andrea Benac, senior, Athletics Training
Tom S. Cate, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Ryan Christian, junior, Football
Charles Coody/Phi Delta Theta Golf Scholarship
Eli Cole, freshman, Men’s Golf
Bill Crawford Athletic Scholarship
Jessica Young, senior, Women’s Track and Field
Brion T. Carlson Memorial Golf Scholarship
Ryan Ammon, senior, Men’s Golf
Scott Dike Memorial Scholarship
Scott Roudebush, sophomore, Men’s Golf
Bayard H. Friedman Scholarship Endowment for Tennis
Kelubia Mabatah, junior, Men’s Tennis
TCU- Raymond Gafford Memorial Golf Scholarship
Rachel Raastad, freshman, Women’s Golf
Nick Giachino Women’s Golf Scholarship
Melissa Loh, sophomore, Women’s Golf
Hunt Seat Equestrian Scholarship
Carrie von Uhlit, senior, Equestrian
Dale Glasscock Football Scholarship
Roland L. Harper Memorial Golf Scholarship
Jason Phillips, senior, Football Max Bichsel, freshman, Men’s Golf
Ben Hogan- Colonial Country Club Endowed Golf Scholarship Brooke Beeler, freshman, Women’s Golf Ashley Huffman Hawkins Scholarship in Women’s Golf
Allyson Ferguson, sophomore, Women’s Golf
Bob Lilly Scholarship
Cody Moore, senior, Football
L.A.J. and Betty Monroe Endowed Basketball Scholarship
Jason Ebie, junior, Men’s Basketball
Neil Sealy Memorial Scholarship
Adrienne Nicholls, senior, Athletics Training
Wray and Sally Thompson Golf Scholarship
Prisela Campbell, sophomore, Women’s Golf
Ed and Ona Wright Athletic Scholarship
Emily Carter, sophomore, Women’s Basketball
Drs. Ona and Crystal Wright Scholarship
Nirelle Hampton, senior, Volleyball
Fully Funded Scholarships
The following members of the Horned Frog Family have made a tremendous investment in TCU’s student-athletes by annually funding a full scholarship: Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Clark Four Sevens Suite (Four Sevens Operating Co., Ltd., Mr. & Mrs. Dick Lowe, Mr. & Mrs. Hunter Enis, Mr. & Mrs. Brad Cunningham, Mr. & Mrs. Larry Brogdon) Mr. and Mrs. G. Malcolm Louden Mr. and Mrs. Kade Matthews Moncrief Suite (Mr. & Mrs. W. A. “Tex” Moncrief, Jr., Mr. & Mrs. Charles B. Moncrief, William A. & Elizabeth B. Moncrief Foundation) Mr. and Mrs. Mike Reilly Roach-King Suite (Mr. & Mrs. John V. Roach/ The Roach Foundation, Inc., Mr. & Mrs. J. Luther King, Jr./Luther King Capital Management) Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Scharbauer III Wagner Suite (Mr. Duer Wagner, III) Mr. and Mrs. F. Howard Walsh, Jr. Walsh and Watts, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Rick L Wittenbraker
GIVING FOR A PURPOSE “I enjoy collegiate athletics a great deal, and feel that it is very important for women to have the best available opportunities and facilities in order to play at the highest level. I’m proud that my gift will provide an opportunity for a TCU Horned Frog to compete and excel with any program in the country.”
- Sherri Parker Lee ‘68 Contributed the first fully endowed women’s scholarship at TCU via bequest intention
“I felt it necessary to make a commitment to Texas Christian University and the endowed scholarship program because I feel it is time for ex-student athletes and alumni to assist TCU with its success well into the future. There is no better way for TCU to recruit future student-athletes than to show them the success of past studentathletes combined with their future commitment to the school. This commitment is evidenced by TCU alumni giving back to the institution that provided them with a first-class education.”
- Bill ’86 and Rita ‘86 Starkey Contributed the Bill Starkey Football Scholarship endowing a defensive back position
“TCU has had a positive impact on our lives, and we are grateful for the opportunities afforded us through attending such an outstanding institution. We’re excited about being able to give something back to a football program that is operating in a firstclass manner with quality student-athletes. It is our hope that all 300 scholarships for men’s and women’s athletics will be fully endowed.”
- Ron ’76 and Paula ’77 Parker Contributed the Ron and Paula Parker Endowed Scholarship which supports the tight end position
TCU Athletics Donors The TCU Frog Club gratefully acknowledges its members and donors who contribute annual gifts and make it possible for more than 400 TCU student-athletes to receive athletics scholarships. On behalf of the TCU Athletics Department and all Horned Frog student-athletes, the Board of Directors of the TCU Frog Club say “Thank you.” Go Frogs!
$1 Million+ Lifetime donors Amon G. Carter Foundation Mr. J. Kelly Cox Mr. and Mrs. Hunter Enis Four Sevens Oil Company, Limited Jane & John Justin Foundation John L. Cox Company The late Mr. John S. Justin, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. J. Luther King, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. G. Malcolm Louden The late Mr. Robert R. Lowdon, Jr. Lowdon Family Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Lowe Mary Potishman Lard Trust Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Moncrief, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. John V. Roach Mr. and Mrs. Edgar H. Schollmaier T. J. Brown & C. A. Lupton Foundation, Inc. Mr. Duer Wagner III Mr. and Mrs. Howard Walsh, Jr. The Walsh Foundation William A. & Elizabeth B. Moncrief Foundation William and Catherine Bryce Memorial Fund 42
The following donors made contributions of $1,500 or more to the TCU Frog Club between June 1, 2008 and May 31, 2009.
$500,000 + Amon G. Carter Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Hunter Enis Four Sevens Oil Company, Limited Jane and John Justin Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Lowe Mr. Duer Wagner III
$499,999 - $100,000 Estate of Mr. Robert L. Avinger Mr. and Mrs. J. Luther King, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. G. Malcolm Louden Teresa and J. Luther King, Jr./Luther and Teresa King Family Foundation Mary Potishman Lard Trust Mr. and Mrs. Ronald C. Parker Mr. and Mrs. Edgar H. Schollmaier The Walsh Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Howard Walsh, Jr.
$99,999 - $50,000 Concussion, LLP Mr. and Mrs. Craig J. Davis Mr. and Mrs. Barry E. Davis Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Dike Legett Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Kade L. Matthews Mr. and Mrs. John V. Roach Ms. Amy E. Roach Ms. Angela Gwen Stanford The Roach Foundation, Incorporated Mr. and Mrs. Allen F. Wallach Mr. and Mrs. Rick L Wittenbraker
$49,999 - $10,000 Mr. and Mrs. Stephen P. Allison Dr. and Mrs. Pedro Alonso, Jr. Amon G. Carter Star-Telegram Employees Fund Mr. and Mrs. Richard N. Anderson Mr. Matthew Armenta Mr. and Mrs. J. Michael Atkinson, Sr. John and Debbie Aughinbaugh Austin Commercial Mr. Jack B. Baldwin Mr. and Mrs. Gus S. Bates IV BBVA Compass Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl Mr. and Mrs. Gregory S. Bennett Mr. and Mrs. David B. Bluhm Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Booth Mr. and Mrs. Milus F. Bozarth Carter Construction Company Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Clark Mr. and Mrs. John K. Cockrell, Sr. Cockrell Printing Company Concussion Mr. and Mrs. Charles Coody Mr. and Mrs. Paul J. Cook Mr. and Mrs. John F. Davis III Mr. and Mrs. Sam R. Day Dr. and Mrs. R. Vance Dell Mr. and Mrs. Joe Don Denton Divine Rock Ranch, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Clay Dupray Mr. and Mrs. Larry K. Durrett Mrs. Jennie Beth H. Edwards Mr. and Mrs. Nick T. Encke Mr. and Mrs. Finley Ewing III Mr. and Mrs. Milton D. Farmer Mr. and Mrs. James P. Farrell Frost National Bank Hon. Charles L. Geren Mr. and Mrs. Nick A. Giachino Gila Ventures, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Ginsburg Greenwood Office Outfitters
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey M. Harp Harris Methodist Health Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Jon D. Hellberg Mr. James R. Hille Mr. and Mrs. Randall K. Howard Mr. and Mrs. William R. Howell Howell Instruments, Incorporated Mr. and Mrs. C. Thomas Hudson International Sports Properties, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Irby Jack Browning Baldwin Family Partnership Ltd. Jennie Beth and Cass Edwards Charitable Fund Mr. and Mrs. Jon Rex Jones Mr. and Mrs. Craig LeBlanc Kelly Mr. and Mrs. J. Roger King Mr. and Mrs. Jeff B. King Mr. and Mrs. John K. Kritser, Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Frank M. Kyle, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Ladner Mr. Anthony Ledergerber Ledergerber Family Charitable Fund Mrs. Sherri Parker Lee Mr. and Mrs. Ken M. Link, Jr. Mr. Dan E. Lowrance Mr. and Mrs. Joseph McCord Ms. Jane McMaster Mr. Jerry F. Morris Mr. and Mrs. Harold D. Muckleroy, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Adrian L. Mynatt, Jr. Mrs. Kathleen N. Nolte Mr. Kip E. Patterson Mr. and Mrs. K. Clark Peveto Professional Turf Products of Texas Pro-Line Ralph C. Wilson Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Michael A. Reilly Reilly Family Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Scott A. Ringnald Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Royer, Jr. Royer & Schutts Commercial Interiors Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Scharbauer, III Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Scully, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Collin Meacham Sewell Sewell Ford Mr. and Mrs. P. D. Shabay Dr. and Mrs. Ted Sisco Southern Multifoods Southwest Ford Mr. and Mrs. William E. Steele III Mr. and Mrs. Michael K. Stevens T. J. Brown & C. A. Lupton Foundation, Inc. Ms. Agnes C. Talley Mrs. Jo Ann Geurin Thetford Mr. and Mrs. Fred D. Thompson, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Tim Tregellas Mr. and Mrs. Tom F. Turner Mr. and Mrs. Steven W. Van Amburgh Virginia and Robert Hobbs Trust Ms. Alice Louise Walton Walton’s Rocking W Ranch, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Brent Watson Wells Fargo The Honorable and Mrs. J. Roger Williams Ms. Mary McLean Wilson Mr. Richard W. Wiseman Mr. and Mrs. Bob Wood Dr. Mark William Wylie Mr. and Mrs. Herbert G. Zimmerman
$9,999 - $5,000 Adeline & George McQueen Foundation Anadarko Petroleum Corporation Mr. and Mrs. John R. Arend Dr. and Mrs. James H. Atkinson Bank of America Foundation, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. James W. Barber Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss, Inc. Bettis Brothers, L.P. Mr. Bill Bond Mr. and Mrs. G. Thomas Boswell Mr. and Mrs. T. Marshall Boyd
Larry and Patti Brogdon Mr. and Mrs. Vernon W. Bryant, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Tom D. Chambers CIS Group, LLC Mr. and Mrs. Jerry P. Clark Mr. and Mrs. Ronald W. Clinkscale Mr. and Mrs. Richard H. Coffey, Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Don Conlon Mr. and Mrs. Peter Courtney III Dr. and Mrs. Wiley F. Curtis II David A. Senior Charitable Gift Fund Mr. and Mrs. Ronald D. Denheyer Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Dodson, Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Scott M. Dunaway Mrs. Norma Ellis Mr. and Mrs. John B. Esch Mr. Jeffrey S. Eubank Mr. and Mrs. Mike W. Farris First Assist Business Services LLC First Rate, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Ben J. Fortson, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Kirk French Mr. and Mrs. John E. George, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Timothy J. Goff Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bernard Goldstein Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Goodwin, Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Weldon E. Hale Mr. and Mrs. David R. Hardin Mr. and Mrs. Michael B. Harrison Heartland Alliance of America Hedberg Family Limited Partnership Mr. and Mrs. Michael L. Herman Hester Investments Dr. Dan Curtis Hinkle Mr. and Mrs. Royce T. Huffman Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth J. Huffman Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Iles, Sr. James C. Whittington, M.D. Foundation Fund II Jeff Eubank Roofing Company, Incorporated Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey A. Kearney Dr. and Mrs. Shujaat Ali Khan Leo Potishman Foundation Ms. Martha V. Leonard Mr. and Mrs. Mark Lewis Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lombardi Mr. Eddie J. Loudon Rev. and Mrs. Barry Loving M & Z Brandt Engineering Co. LP Marshall T. Robinson Properties Mr. and Mrs. Ryan T. Matthews Mr. Allen Mayes McDonald Sanders Mr. Wilson McMillion David and Cindy Medanich Mr. and Mrs. Tod M. Miller Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Patrick Millican Mr. John P. Molyneaux Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Moncrief Mr. and Mrs. James A. Moody Dr. Linda S. Moore Dr. and Mrs. Daniel B. Morrison, Jr. National Administration Company, Inc. Dr. and Mrs. David A. Nethery Mr. Benjamin C. Newsom Omni Group, Incorporated Dr. Charles E. Oswalt III Mr. and Mrs. Steven E. Patterson Mr. and Mrs. Roy T. Pitcock, Sr. Ms. Ann Powell Mr. E. W. Prater, Jr. Presidio Hotel Fort Worth, LP Dr. and Mrs. Ellis Ramsey, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Donald J. Ray Mr. and Mrs. Trevor Rees-Jones Mr. and Mrs. Jon R. Reid Mr. Gordon H. Roberts Mr. and Mrs. Marshall T. Robinson Dr. and Mrs. Tom Rogers, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. William E. Rosenthal Mr. and Mrs. Lynn W. Ross, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph E. Sanders, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Scharbauer Dr. and Mrs. Gregory B. Scheideman
Mr. August F. Schilling and Dr. C. Suzanne Huffman Mr. and Mrs. David A. Senior Mr. and Mrs. William C. Shaddock Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth W. Shaw Mr. and Mrs. Jared William Shope Mr. and Mrs. Steven B. Siddons SkiHi Enterprises, Ltd. Mr. Richard A. Skipper Mr. and Mrs. Shawn David Smith Spirit All Star Booster Club, Inc. State Farm Companies Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Mike D. Stepp Steven B. Siddons Investments Mr. Dave Stone Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lee Stuart II Systemware, Incorporated Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Tallmon Tarrant Concrete Company, Inc. Mrs. Beverley R. Tate Mr. and Mrs. David W. Tauber Mr. Lee L. Tennison The Arch and Stella Rowan Foundation, Inc. The Beverley Jean Tate Trust The Charles Coody Classic, Inc. The Kearney Law Firm The Scholarship Foundation The Wachovia Foundation Mr. Oscar Thomas, Jr. Vintage Fund I Genpar, L.P. Ms. Wanda L. Walker Mr. and Mrs. Norman G. Whittington Williams Chrysler Plymouth Williams Trew Real Estate Services, LLC Mr. and Mrs. Philip C. Williamson Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Co. Worthington National Bank Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Wright Mr. and Mrs. Mitch Wynne XTO Energy Mr. and Mrs. Mark Yamagata Yamagata Foundation
$4,999 - $2,500 Acme Brick Company Mr. Robert A. Akin, Jr. Dr. and Mrs. Ted C. Alexander, Jr. Mr. Larry Anfin Ann and Charles Florsheim Family Foundation Ms. Danielle D. Armstrong AT&T Foundation Mr. Alvin L. Attaway, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Larry G. Autrey AXA Foundation Mrs. Sandra R. Bailey Mr. James A. Baird Bank of Texas Dr. Marsha and Mr. Fred Barber Mr. and Mrs. Lee A. Barnes III Dr. and Mrs. William W. Barnes Dr. and Mrs. Louis H. Barnett Mr. and Mrs. Gus Bates III Mrs. Jo Bearden Mr. Patrick H. Beckham Mr. and Mrs. William B. Beebe Mr. and Mrs. Virgil D. Beene Mr. and Mrs. James P. Benson Berkeley Construction Company, L.L.C. Mr. and Mrs. Michael K. Berry Mr. Harry M. Bettis, Jr. Mr. John D. Bettis Dr. and Mrs. David M. Beyer Mr. Byron G. Biggs Mr. and Mrs. Scott D. Black Black Foundation Mr. and Mrs. William G. Blackmon, Jr. Dr. Donald R. Blake Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Blakeman Mr. and Mrs. Don P. Bodenhamer Mr. John Allen Booth Mr. and Mrs. John P. Boswell Mr. and Mrs. A. William Brackett Mr. George M. Bradford Mr. and Mrs. Gregory A. Bradshaw
Dr. Cheryl Kimberling and Mr. David Branch Mr. and Mrs. Howard C. Brants III Mr. and Mrs. M. Glen Brewer, CPA Mr. and Mrs. James M. Bridge Mr. Jerald C. Britton and Mrs. Beverly R. Britton Mr. and Mrs. Eugene A. Brodhead, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Ben E. Brown Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Brown Mr. Theron L. Bryant Bumper Manufacturing Co., Inc. Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation Mr. Forrest J. Burroughs Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Buschman Mr. and Mrs. Charles D. Campbell Mr. and Mrs. Bob Cantrell, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Greg W. Cantwell Capital Title of Texas, LLC Dr. and Mrs. Joe Cappel Mr. and Mrs. Trey Carmichael Mr. and Mrs. W. Plack Carr, III Mr. Reagan K. Casey Centra Asset Partners, L.L.C. Mr. and Mrs. Stephen P. Christie Mr. and Mrs. Chad E. Cline Mr. and Mrs. James B. Clinkscales Mr. and Mrs. Curtis T. Cochran Dr. and Mrs. Gary M. Cole Dr. Ira J. Collerain Mr. and Mrs. Lee F. Cook Mrs. Nancy A. Cooper Mr. and Mrs. Will A. Courtney Mr. and Mrs. Douglas W. Cox Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Craig III Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey D. Crane Mr. and Mrs. Dan J. Craine Mr. and Mrs. Donald H. Cram, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. David R. Crocker Mr. and Mrs. David C. Crowley Ms. Mary Lee Cruz Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Cunyus Mrs. Sue S. Curtis Curtis Foundation, Inc. Dairy Max Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence B. Dale Mr. and Mrs. Richard P. Dale Mr. and Mrs. Forrest C. Davis Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey D. DeArman Mr. and Mrs. Harold C. DeHart Mr. and Mrs. Scott A. Deskins Mr. and Mrs. Logan Dickinson Mr. and Mrs. David N. Dike Mr. and Mrs. Mark W. Dinkins Mr. and Mrs. Jay C. Disney Mrs. Deanna H. Dodson Mr. and Mrs. David D. Draper Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd R. Draper Mr. and Mrs. W. Byron Dunn Mr. and Mrs. Drew Durrett Mr. and Mrs. Ben E. Dyess, Jr. Ms. Barbara Ellison Eakman ePlus Technology, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. W. Lawrence Evans Dr. James F. Evans Mr. and Mrs. Max L. Falls Mr. and Mrs. John H. Fant Mrs. Kathleen S. Farr Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Farrelly III Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Ferebee Mrs. Mona Ray Fields Mr. and Mrs. Jack C. Fikes Mr. and Mrs. Chad Fillmore Mr. Michael D. Flynn Mr. and Mrs. James Craig Ford Mr. and Mrs. Alan D. Friedman Mr. Richard Frunzi Mrs. Jane B. Furche G H Roberts Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Paul M. Galvan Ms. Mary Crites Gardner Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Gardner Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Garrett, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Garvey Garvey Texas Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Rafael G. Garza GBC Benefits Ltd.
Mrs. Clo Genovese Drs. Richard C. and Ann M. Gipson Mr. Jeff Charles Gollihar Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Graves Mr. Stephen H. Gray Mr. Raleigh T. Green Chester and Laura Grudzinski, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Gunn Mr. Brian G. Gutierrez Mr. and Mrs. Owen Haggard Mr. Daniel Hall Harbison-Fischer Manufacturing Mr. and Mrs. Hal F. Harbuck, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth M. Hardin Mr. and Mrs. William W. Harrell Major and Mrs. Marshall E. Harris Mr. and Mrs. Jamie E. Harris Mr. and Mrs. Foy W. Harrison Mr. and Mrs. Michael A. Harrison, Sr. Dr. and Mrs. O. S. Hawkins HD Supply Waterworks, Ltd. Mr. Hunter N. Heath Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Henry III Mr. and Mrs. Jack B. Hesselbrock Hewlett-Packard Company Mr. and Mrs. Holt Hickman Mr. and Mrs. William L. Hill Mr. and Mrs. Tom E. Hill Hill & Wilkinson, Ltd. Mr. and Mrs. Reese Hillard Mr. Dennis E. Hooks Mr. and Mrs. Joshua E. Huffman II Mr. Jimmy Humphreys, Jr. Mrs. Linda A. Hurley Mrs. Allison M. Huxel Mr. C. Brodie Hyde II Mr. and Mrs. Rufus A. Ivie III J. P. Clark Family Limited Partnership Mr. and Mrs. Dan T. Jenkins Mark and Tricia Jennings Mrs. Barbara W. Jiongo John R. Vermillion & Associates, LLC Mr. and Mrs. Harold V. Johnson IV Mr. and Mrs. Robert Johnson, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Mark L. Johnson Mr. and Mrs. Glenn E. Johnson Johnson Controls JP Morgan Chase Bank/Pangburn Mr. and Mrs. Dee J. Kelly Mr. and Mrs. Jon M. Kelly Kenneth & Cherrie Garrett Foundation Dr. and Mrs. Roby V. Key Mr. and Mrs. Jay R. Kizer Mr. and Mrs. Robert Klabzuba Mr. and Mrs. James D. Kolkhorst Mr. Alfred G. Kyle Kyle & Associates Mr. and Mrs. George E. LaHood Mr. and Mrs. Vance Laminack Ms. Janeen Marie Lamkin Mr. and Mrs. William A. Landreth, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Lansford Mr. and Mrs. Danny Lansford Mrs. Virginia Ann Lawrence Dr. and Mrs. David F. Lee Mr. and Mrs. Darrell R. Lester, Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Gary J. Lewis Mr. and Mrs. Paul J. Llewellyn Mr. and Mrs. Billy A. Lloyd Mr. and Mrs. Thomas R. Loffland Dr. and Mrs. Douglas D. Lorimer, Sr. Mr. G. Malcolm Louden, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin D. Loughry Mr. and Mrs. James M. Loveless Ms. Mary Ralph Lowe Mr. James L. Lucas, Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey B. Luz Mr. Larry S. Lydick Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Lydick Mr. and Mrs. John R. MacLean Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Mallick Marshall R. Young Oil Company Martha V. Leonard Fund Mr. and Mrs. Joe R. Martin, Jr. Martin Sprocket & Gear, Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. Larry J. McBryde Dr. and Mrs. Jack E. McCallum Mr. Scott McCollam Luke and Christiana McConn III Mr. W. Frank McCreight Drs. J. McDonald and J. Bergstrom Mr. S. Martin McDonald Mr. Mike C. McDougal Mr. and Mrs. Mike A. McGinnis Mrs. Mary I. McIlvain Mr. John McKnight McKnight Investments Mr. Forrest W. Meacham Mr. and Mrs. Jay H. Meadows Mr. Charles R. Meeker Mr. and Mrs. Patrick A. Meyer, Jr. Mrs. Elaine H. Michero Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey D. Mittie Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan D. Mock Dr. and Mrs. James B. Montgomery Mr. Ronald E. Moore F. H. Trey Moore III, MD Mr. and Mrs. Scott W. Mooring III Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Morris, Jr. Mr. Greg D. Morse Muckleroy & Falls Mr. and Mrs. William D. Munce Mrs. Martha Evans Neal Mr. and Mrs. Herbert T. Nelson Mr. Rod Nelson Mr. and Mrs. Bales W. Nelson Mr. and Mrs. Edward R. Nelson III Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Nettles, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Ken J. Nicholson Mr. and Mrs. John G. Nikkel Mr. and Mrs. Philip E. Norwood Mr. and Mrs. Wayland W. Oatman Mr. and Mrs. William O’Donnell, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. William D. O’Grady Mrs. Wanda M. Page Mr. and Mrs. Steffen E. Palko Sr. Mr. Mitchell Parks Michael and Jackie Parks
Mr. and Mrs. William C. Parrish Mr. Chris Pate Mr. and Mrs. Connor W. Patman, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Harold E. Patterson Ms. Diane Schneider Pease Mr. and Mrs. Steve K. Perryman Mr. and Mrs. John H. Pinkerton Ms. Pylar Pinkston Mr. Edward D. Polk Mr. and Mrs. David J. Pond Mr. and Mrs. William D. Poteet III Mrs. Charlie Jo and Mr. Dick Powers Mr. and Mrs. Paul D. Prater Mr. C. Scott Price PricewaterhouseCoopers Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Charles Richard Prior Prior Langdon Partnership, LLC Mr. and Mrs. Victor Puente, Jr. Ms. Lizz R. Pulliam R & P Parker Holdings LLC Mr. and Mrs. James A. Rainbolt Mrs. Betty Simmons Ralls Mr. and Mrs. Jerry J. Ray Maj. Steven W. Reed Mr. and Mrs. Gary W. Reese Mr. Robbie D. Renfro Mr. David L. Rettig, Sr. Mr. Kerry Edgar Reynolds Ms. Rena E. Reynolds Mr. and Mrs. William P. Richardson Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Roark Mr. and Mrs. David Robbins Mr. and Mrs. Randy Rodgers Mr. David M. Ross Mr. and Mrs. Stan Royal Mr. and Mrs. George Runnion, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. John Rutherford Mr. and Mrs. John Jarman Rymell Dr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Rymell Drs. James A. and Martha H. Salmon Mr. and Mrs. Travis Sanders Dr. and Mrs. Edward M. Sankary Dr. and Mrs. John C. Saunders
Mr. and Mrs. Russell J. Scheideman Mr. Douglas Schnitzer Ms. Elizabeth Elliott Schumacher Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Schumacher Mrs. Kathryn L. Schutts Scott Sherman Enterprises Dr. Farooq I. Selod and Dr. Sayeeda Selod Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Semple Mr. Stan E. Sewell Shaddock Law Firm P.C. Mr. and Mrs. Scott T. Shapard Mr. and Mrs. Scott G. Sherman Mr. and Mrs. Michael C. Shircliff Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Simmons Mr. and Mrs. Loyd B. Slimp, Jr. Mrs. Martha W. Slover Dr. and Mrs. Donald Smith, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin G. “Bud” Smith Mr. and Mrs. Edward L. Smith Mr. and Mrs. Gene W. Smyers Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Snelson Southwest Bank Sovereign Bank Dr. and Mrs. Larry W. Spradley Mr. and Mrs. William R. Starkey, Jr. Mr. Richard M. Stinson Mr. K. Lindsay Stites Mr. and Mrs. Carl A. Stroud Mr. and Mrs. Frank P. Talley, Jr. Dr. and Mrs. Doug Tatum, Jr. Rev. Joanne M. Taylor Mr. and Mrs. Tracy Francis Taylor Mrs. Linda R. Taylor Textron Charitable Trust The Beck Group / HCBeck, Ltd. The Community Fdn. of Louisville Depository, Inc. The Goff Foundation The Reed-George Foundation, Inc. The Vincent Genovese 1996 Revocable Management Trust Mr. Rocky Thomas, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry L. Thomas Mr. and Mrs. David H. Thomas III
Mr. and Mrs. Dwight D. Thompson Mr. and Mrs. Arch O. Thompson Mr. and Mrs. H. Douglas Thompson Mr. James G. Thompson TMT Partners, Ltd. Mr. Britt C. Todd Todd Company Mr. and Mrs. Roy B. Topham Mr. and Mrs. Philip Trew Mr. Tracy D. Tucker Mr. and Mrs. William E. Tucker, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. David W. Turner Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Uecker Mr. and Mrs. Harris F. Underwood III University Building Specialties, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Carlos R. Vacek Mr. and Mrs. Steffen Van Keppel Mr. and Mrs. Travis E. Vanderpool Mr. and Mrs. James S. Vanderslice Mr. John R. Vermillion Mr. and Mrs. Paul A. Vinsant Dr. and Mrs. Ronald F. Vrnak Mr. and Mrs. Cyril A. Wagner, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Scott T. Walker Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie H. Wallace Mr. and Mrs. Terry J. Walsh Weaver and Tidwell, LLP Mr. and Mrs. Paul H. Weidman Mr. Wayne H. Wells Wells Fargo Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Donald J. Whelan, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Whitworth William L. Hill Insurance Mr. John S. Williams Mr. and Mrs. Philip Wilson Mr. and Mrs. Loftin V. Witcher, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. James A. Woodfin Mr. Samuel P. Woodson IV Mr. and Mrs. Douglas J. Woodson
Mrs. Judy C. Wooten Mr. and Mrs. Randy Wyatt Mr. Harvey D. Yoder Mr. and Mrs. Warren T. York Mr. and Mrs. George M. Young Mr. and Mrs. George M. Young, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Zimmerman
$2,499 - $1,500 Mr. and Mrs. Tom E. Abington Mr. and Mrs. Dennis W. Alexander Mr. and Mrs. Brian K. Allen Mr. and Mrs. Platt L. Allen III Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey C. Anderson Mr. and Mrs. John R. Andrus Mr. and Mrs. Arvid W. Augustson Mr. and Mrs. Davis C. Babb Mr. and Mrs. Erik T. Bahr Mr. and Mrs. Thomas R. Bailey Mr. and Mrs. C. Jay Barlow Mr. and Mrs. Bo B. Barrett Mr. Edwin H. Barsachs, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas R. Bates III Mr. Dutch Baughman Mr. and Mrs. Kevin S. Benesh Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Bennett Mr. and Mrs. Michael W. Bessire Blakeman Transportation, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Todd J. Blouin Mr. and Mrs. Austin C. Bond Mr. and Mrs. Geno E. Borchardt Mr. and Mrs. Todd C. Boullion Mr. Mackey J. Bozarth Dr. and Mrs. Robert B. Brannon Mr. and Mrs. James N. Brawley Mr. and Mrs. Jim E. Breeding Mr. and Mrs. James K. Brite III Mr. and Mrs. Loyd D. Brotherton Dr. Brent Bunnell and Dr. Melody Burton Mr. and Mrs. D. Bradley Burlison Mr. and Mrs. Michael Burns Mr. and Mrs. Don L. Burum Mr. and Mrs. Daniel J. Byrne Mr. and Mrs. John J. Byrne, Jr. Byrne Brothers Foods, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Presnall C. Cage Mr. and Mrs. Ron J. Casey Mr. and Mrs. James R. Chaffee
Mr. Taylor A. Chandler Cityview Car Wash Mr. and Mrs. John R. Clark, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. John T. Cluck Mr. John K. Cockrell, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Albert S. Conly Dr. and Mrs. John E. Conway Mr. Jon A. Costanza Dr. Mary and Mr. John Costas Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth M. Cox Mrs. Susan L. Crenshaw Mr. Thomas B. Crouch Mr. and Mrs. Steve Crudup Mr. Bradford L. Cunningham Mr. Christopher C. Curtin Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Curtis Dr. Ron Davidson Mr. and Mrs. Bronson C. Davis Dr. David L. de Vlaming Mr. Joe Don Denton, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. John Denton Mr. and Mrs. Ray G. Dickerson Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Donohoo Mr. Michael Dane Dry Mr. and Mrs. Ronald J. Duncan Ms. Gerri D. Dye Mr. and Mrs. Martin Edwards Mr. and Mrs. Ray Eller Mr. and Mrs. Leonard E. Elliott Ernst & Young Foundation Mr. and Mrs. L. Brian Estridge Mr. and Mrs. Jeff W. Farmer Fillmore Law Firm LLP First Northwest Realty Group FishNet Security Mr. and Mrs. Charles Florsheim Mrs. Elizabeth A. Summers Mr. and Mrs. Gallant Walter Floyd Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Allen Fogle Fort Worth Physical Therapy Mr. David R. Frazier Mr. and Mrs. Jerry D. Freeman Mr. and Mrs. L. Robin French III
Mr. and Mrs. L. R. French, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Bill R. Gabbard, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Garcia Mr. and Mrs. Elton D. Gardner, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Wade C. Gear GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Mr. Todd T. Gordon Mr. Christopher R. Grant Mr. and Mrs. C. Rutledge Haggard Handiwork, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Haney Mrs. Melanie H. Hanna Mr. and Mrs. Danny G. Harris Mr. and Mrs. Ted E. Harris Mr. and Mrs. Johnny T. Harris Mr. Kyle H. Harris Mr. Larry B. Harrison Hartman, Leito, & Bolt, LLP Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Henyon Ms. Janet G. Herald Mr. and Mrs. Shawn G. Hessing The Honorable and Mrs. S. Maurice Hicks, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Rayford B. High III Mr. and Mrs. Dwight L. Hill II HKS, Inc. Mr. Timothy M. Hoch Mr. and Mrs. Scot C. Hollmann Mr. and Mrs. Stephen D. Houk Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hund Mr. and Mrs. Bruce W. Hunt Mr. and Mrs. Edward R. Hurst Cal and Cheryl Jackson Mr. and Mrs. Larry A. James Mr. and Mrs. Grant H. James Mr. Ned M. James James Trading, Inc. Mr. Stephen C. Johnson Mr. and Mrs. Randal M. Johnson Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies Mr. and Mrs. Louis C. Jones, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth H. Jones, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Mark L. Jones Mr. and Mrs. Steve C. Judy Mrs. Delight Justice
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Dutch Meyer Athletics Complex and Abe Martin Academic Enhancement Center Named for legendary TCU coaches, the $13-million, 40,000-square-foot Dutch Meyer Athletics Complex and Abe Martin Academic Enhancement Center opened in September 2008. With six suites and 255 club seats, the facility sits atop the Walsh Complex and features an expansive club lounge for socializing and premier dining while watching the Frogs. The building also includes increased academic space and team meeting areas. It was funded completely by nine donors. Revenues from club seating and suites go directly to supporting athletics scholarships through the Frog Club.
Paul’s Patios at Lupton Stadium
WOMEN’S GOLF VAN
Four covered patios along the right field line
Women’s Golf received a $75,000 custom travel
opened in February 2009, thanks to a $287,000
van, funded by Angela Stanford ‘00.
gift from the estate of Paul Sorrels ’41. One patio leased for the 2009 season with revenue going to the TCU Frog Club. The other three
Tennis pro shop renovation
were rented by TCU Athletics Marketing on a
A $300,000 commitment by the Mary Potishman
Lard Trust will upgrade the pro shop of the Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center later this
Jane Justin Fieldhouse
Super Bowl host site TCU will host the 2010-11 AFC champion the week before Super Bowl XLV. The team will use the Sam Baugh Indoor Practice Facility and Cox Field, Morris Practice Fields and Amon G. Carter Stadium.
The Jane and John S. Justin Foundation has donated $1.5 million for a 5,000-square-foot fieldhouse at Garvey-Rosenthal Soccer Stadium. It will include home and visitor locker rooms, an officials locker room, a training room, offices,
Capital Gifts Since 1998, more than $83 million has been contributed for scholarships and new and renovated facilities.
lounge area and wrap-around raised viewing terrace. It is scheduled to open in the summer of 2010.
Amon G. Carter Stadium renovation The Amon G. Carter Foundation has committed $15 million to lead the effort to renovate TCU’s Amon G. Carter Stadium. In upgrading the 78-year-old facility, TCU hopes to create the Camden Yards of collegiate football by maintaining the stadium’s retro look and vintage charm, following the model of the Orioles’ ballpark in Baltimore. Initial plans call for preserving the stadium’s lower bowl and replacing the upper deck. While the stadium will have all the amenities of a 21st century sports venue, the new structure will have the ambience of the era in which it was originally constructed. The project will be split into three phases, including west, east and south side renovations. The west stands will be rebuilt to their current height so that the stadium will have the same presence on campus and in southwest Fort Worth that it does today, but the fan experience will be vastly improved. A committee headed by Board of Trustees Vice Chair Clarence Scharbauer III ’73 worked with HKS, a sports design and architecture firm, as well as the CSL marketing group, to develop concepts and research fans’ reactions to possible changes. A funding feasibility study is now under way. The timetable for the project will depend on TCU’s ability to raise funds, and all monies must be in hand before the University breaks ground.
Olympic sports COMPLEX Twelve of TCU’s 20 Division I programs would benefit from a planned Olympic Sports Complex. The $16-18 million facility will provide offices and locker rooms for the six Men’s and Women’s Track and Field teams, Men’s and Women’s Golf, Soccer and the Rifle and Equestrian teams, as well as coaches’ offices for Baseball. A new golf facility will be part of the complex, as will an outdoor, short-game practice range with greens and sandtraps. The complex will also feature sports medicine and strength/conditioning facilities tailored specifically for TCU’s Olympic sports. A heritage center will tell the teams’ stories. Early architectural designs show a complex that takes its styling cues from the John Justin Athletic Center. The first floor will house locker rooms and common space for the teams, while the second floor will feature coaches’ offices. Since TCU will not break ground on the complex until all funds for the project have been received, fund-raising feasibility interviews are under way. Adding urgency to the process is the need to move Olympic sports coaches’ offices and locker rooms from Amon G. Carter Stadium before work can begin on the planned stadium renovation.
Corporate Partners TCU values its association with ISP Sports, which develops and establishes corporate partners with national, regional and local companies. These sponsors help make TCU Athletics among the best values for fans in the NCAA. In turn, our partners receive maximum exposure by associating with a major Division I program in a top market.
The 2008-09 year was a record year as ISP Sports partnered with 154 sponsors. ISP Sports revenues were a new high of $2.2 million. These monies go toward supporting the academic and athletic goals of TCU Athletics and the University.
TCU Athletics thanks the following corporate partners 29 DEGREE TAVERN ACME BRICK AMERICAN AIRLINES AT&T YELLOW PAGES BANK OF AMERICA BANK OF TEXAS BAYLOR ALL SAINTS MEDICAL CENTERS BELL HELICOPTER BLUE MESA GRILL BOOMERJACKS BOWIE ON BOWIE CAMPCO BUSINESS SYSTEMS CAREFLITE CASH AMERICA CD SKI AND SPORTS CENTURY 21 CHARLESTONS RESTAURANT CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS CHICKEN EXPRESS CITIBANK CITY CLUB - FORT WORTH CITY GARAGE CLASSIC FOODS COCA COLA ENTERPRISES COCKRELL PRINTING COMPANY COLD STONE COLONIAL SAVINGS COMPASS BANK CONSULTANTS IN RADIOLOGY COOK CHILDRENS COORS DISTRIBUTING COMPANY OF FORT WORTH COVEY RESTAURANT AND BREWERY CSD SPORTS FRAMING CSTV ONLINE DICKEY’S BBQ DORNA USA DUNAWAY ASSOCIATES ENOVATION FROGCRIBS.COM FROST BANK FUTURE FROG STARS
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Sportsmanship on the highest stage Rifle team standout Erin Lorenzen received the Mountain West Conferenceâ€™s Hal Rothman Sportsmanship Award in May. The three-time All-American routinely portrays the ideals of sportsmanship and competitive respect, and her character was never more evident than during the 2009 NCAA Rifle Championships in Fort Worth. During the air rifle competition, Lorenzen self-reported a misfire and subsequently received a zero score.
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Published on Aug 27, 2009
Published on Aug 27, 2009
The 2008-09 TCU Annual Report features a year-in-review of the TCU Athletics Department in addition to honoring the Horned Frog student-athl...