Faith Carter’s goal in the 87th minute snapped a 1-1 tie and TCU held on to beat visiting Maryland 2-1 in the Horned Frogs’ home opening soccer match Friday night.
Michelle Prokof also scored in the second half for the Frogs, who upped their record to 2-3.
▪ TCU volleyball: TCU remained undefeated with a 3-0 victory over Dartmouth in the first round of the San Diego State/San Diego Invitational.
The Frogs (4-0) will play San Diego State at 12:30 p.m. today and San Diego at 9:30 p.m.
▪ TCU men’s golf: Paul Barjon shot a 71 and is in fifth place after the first round of the Carmel Cup in Pebble Beach, Calif.
TCU is tied with Texas Tech for seventh. Both teams are at 17-over 377.
Arkansas and Vanderbilt are tied for the lead at 3-under 357.
UT Arlington fell to host Denver 3-2 in the Pioneer Invitational volleyball tournament.
The Mavericks (2-2) play two matches today, against Villanova at 11 a.m. and against Air Force at 6 p.m.
Michigan State wins
Freshman Madre London ran for two touchdowns in the first several minutes of his college career to help No. 5 Michigan State build a big lead it needed to hold off Western Michigan in a 37-24 victory.
It was the season opener for both teams.
The Spartans had a 27-7 lead in the second quarter and were up by 24 points in the third. The Broncos pulled within 10 points early in the fourth by putting together two long TD drives.
Holyfield makes pick
Elijah Holyfield, the top-rated running back in the state of Georgia and the son of former boxing champion Evander Holyfield, said he will sign with Georgia.
Holyfield said he chose Georgia over Alabama and Auburn.
Flood under fire
When Rutgers opens the season against Norfolk State today, coach Kyle Flood seemingly is going to lead the team on the field at Rutgers Stadium.
How long he continues doing that is uncertain in the wake of a university investigation into whether he improperly contacted a teacher about a player’s grade and the arrest of five players on Thursday in connection with home invasions, armed robbery and assault.
▪ Arizona football: Linebacker Scooby Wright’s left knee injury is not season-ending, ESPN reported. Wright, who injured the knee in the first quarter of Thursday night’s 42-32 win over Texas San Antonio, underwent an MRI after the game.
▪ Ohio State football: Quarterback Cardale Jones is “doing fine” after he was released from a hospital after being treated for symptoms related to a migraine headache, ESPN reported.