TCU’s No. 19-ranked women’s tennis team picked up a 4-2 victory Wednesday afternoon over UT Arlington at the Mavericks’ UTA Tennis Center.It was the fifth consecutive victory for TCU (8-1). The Frogs won all 16 meetings in the all-time series.It looked like UTA (1-5) might end the drought early after picking up the doubles point with Brooke Dennis and Elizabeth Thorns beating Federica Denti and Kelsey Sundaram 8-5, and Giada D’Ortona and Verena Scott knocking off TCU’s Gabi Barbosa and Simona Parajova, 8-5.TCU’s Olivia Smith entered the singles lineup and grabbed a 6-0, 6-3 victory over Brooke Dennis at No. 2 singles. The 50th-ranked Smith improved to 8-0 this spring.TCU also picked up victories from No. 54th-ranked Stefanie Tan, a 6-4, 7-5 winner over UTA’s Katarina Dikosavlejevic; No. 95-ranked Simona Parajova, 6-1, 6-2 over Giada D’Ortona; and Kelsey Sundaram beat UTA’s Liucija Smaizyte 6-3, 6-3. Thorns defeated Denti 6-4, 6-1 for UTA’s only victory in singles.Briefly • Texas Tech/SMU football: Texas Tech and SMU have moved their 2013 opener to 7 p.m. Aug. 30 at Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas. The game will be an ESPN national telecast. • East Carolina athletics: The university hired Jeff Compher from Northern Illinois as its athletic director. Compher agreed to a five-year contract worth $415,000 annually plus performance bonuses and will begin May 1. • NCAA: The NCAA has lifted a recent ban against New Jersey schools being allowed to host tournament games or championships sanctioned by the sports governing body. The NCAA informed its member schools of the decision in a memo after U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp in Trenton issued a permanent injunction Thursday, barring New Jersey from offering sports betting in the state.