fastest. TCU juniors Anthony Amantine and Roy Williams, two members of
TCU's 4x200 team, burned up the Texas Relays in April and graced the cover
of the June issue of Track & Field News, the most widely read track
& field magazine in the world.
a month later, TCU virtually swept the Penn Relays, setting a new collegiate
record in the 4x200 (set by the 1986 TCU team) of 19.67 seconds, even
beating the meet time posted by the USA National team.
the Frogs, who boast seven All-Americans, finished fourth in the country
for the season, earned national champ rights in the 4x400 relay and won
the WAC indoor championship.
"I knew there
was a great tradition in the speed events when I came to TCU," said Coach
Monte Stratton at the Penn Relays. "Tradition is a two-sided sword. It's
a monster that had been created long before I arrived and before these
guys arrived. Some days you have to feed the monster. Today, we fed the
men's and women's tennis teams began the WAC championships as the top
seeds -- and that's how they finished, with both teams winning the top
WAC spots in April. With the wins at Bayard Friedman Tennis Center, the
No. 23 women and the No. 11 men both earned automatic NCAA tournament
April, TCU held its first home track meet in more than three decades at
the new Lowdon Track, hosting events such as the 3,000-meter steeplechase
(which includes 35 jumps, seven of them over water) as well as the Frogs'
specialty sprint events. Attending schools included Rice, SMU and UTA.
Right, from left to right, are junior Adam Helm, senior Jared Pope and
freshman Justin Speer.
swim team finished with a 5-4 record, receiving votes toward a top 25
spot in the last coaches poll and scoring a huge win over Notre Dame.
The women finished 6-5, with a stunning upset over Arkansas in January.
The women also earned Academic All-American honors.
football hash marks
the goal for season ticket sales this season at Amon Carter Stadium, with
a "home ticket team" salesforce led by WBAP radio morning show
host "Hal J" Harbuck helping the effort. Incentives include
a revamped Frog Alley of free fun for families, as well as season ticket
packages for as little as $4 per person, per game. Call 817-257-FROG to
2000 -- the
yards Heisman Candidate senior LaDainian "L.T." Tomlinson is
aiming for this season. Visit LTfor2000.com for the latest information
about TCU's most successful back ever.
41 -- lettermen
returning to the 2000 squad, including 29 seniors.
39 -- combined
negative rushing yards TCU's defense has held its opponents to in TCU's
last two bowl games.
32 -- players
who can bench press more than 400 pounds, with the majority able to bench
500 pounds or more. Two seasons ago, only three players could.
24.5 -- sacks
logged so far by defensive end senior Aaron Schobel, TCU's all-time sack
3 -- years
of eligibility left for quarterback sophomore Casey Printers, a freshman
All-American last year.
1 -- logo
for all of TCU's sports programs, introduced this spring.