TCU’s Ugen wins NCAA Indoor long jump
03/15/2014 12:15 AM
11/12/2014 4:15 PM
Lorraine Ugen of TCU won the women’s long jump title by more than a foot Friday at the NCAA Indoor National Championships in Albuquerque.
Ugen, the defending NCAA outdoor champion, jumped 22 feet, 1 inch on her fifth jump of the day. Der’Renae Freeman of Florida State was second at 20-10.
TCU’s Jordan Moore failed to qualify for the 60-meter hurdles final after posting a time of 7.83, the 11th fastest. The top eight times advance to the final.
Texas A&M’s Brea Garrett, an Arlington Martin graduate, won the women’s weight throw with a toss of 72 feet, 8 inches. Garrett is the sister of A&M-bound football player Myles Garrett, a Martin senior.• Women’s tennis: TCU upset No. 22 Texas 5-2 in its Big 12 opener.
The host Frogs (8-7) won four singles matches and two doubles matches in dispatching the Longhorns (5-9). TCU has won three consecutive matches.
Simona Parajova won her 11th match of the season.Rifle: TCU scored 2,309 points and is sixth at the NCAA Championships following the smallbore competition. Hannah Black led the Frogs with 582 points. West Virginia leads with 2,338 points.
• Men’s golf: TCU shot an 11-over 299 and is in 12th place after one round of the OMNI Tucson National Invitational Tournament.
Julien Brun shot a 72 to lead the Frogs. He is 26th, five shots out of second place. California leads with a 268. Cal’s Brandon Hagy leads with an 8-under 64.
UTA roundup• Softball: The Mavericks lost two games at the San Diego Classic II. UTA fell to Long Beach State 6-2 and San Diego State 4-3.
Marisa Datko knocked in both of the Mavericks’ runs against Long Beach State. Shelbi Sikes had two hits and an RBI against San Diego State.
The Mavericks fall to 13-13 for the season.
Women’s basketball• Fifth-seeded Ball State (18-15) upset top-seeded and 25th-ranked Bowling Green (27-4) 73-55 in the Mid-American semifinals Friday.
• Ebony Rowe had 25 points and 14 rebounds to help top-seeded and 22nd-ranked Middle Tennessee (28-4) beat 13th-seeded Florida International in the Conference USA semifinals in El Paso.
• Marshall basketball: Men’s coach Tom Herrion, 67-67 in four seasons, resigned after the Thundering Herd went 11-22 this season.
• South Florida basketball: Stan Heath, 12-20 this season and 97-130 in seven seasons overall, was fired.
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