TCU’s signing day recap: Men’s hoops reloads, baseball among nation’s best

Judging by recruiting rankings, TCU athletics appears to be in good shape going forward.

Wednesday marked the start of the early signing period for all sports other than football for the 2019 classes. And, as expected, TCU didn’t disappoint.

The men’s basketball program has the nation’s 16th best incoming class, according to 247 Sports, and made two of its three commits made it official. Four-star guard Francisco Farabello and four-star forward Diante Smith each signed their letters of intent. Four-star guard P.J. Fuller is the only player who hadn’t for now, but has until Nov. 21.

The baseball team, meanwhile, is bringing in the No. 5-ranked class according to Baseball America. Burleson Centennial right-hander Jacob Meador announced his signing on Twitter.

Here’s a list of the signees (this will be updated) --

Men’s basketball

Francisco Farabello, NBA Global Academy

Diante Smith, Choctawhatchee Senior High (Florida)


Rhett Maynard, Amarillo High

Jacob Meador, Burleson Centennial

Women’s basketball

Tavy Diggs, Plano East


McKenzie Nichols, Southlake Carroll

Audrey Nalls, Waxahachie

Women’s soccer

Michelle Slater, Dallas

Gracie Brian, Frisco

Selma Vidgren, IMG Academy Florida via Finland

Belerica Oquendo, Dallas

McKenna Saul, Dallas

Grace Collins, Houston

Men’s golf

Aymeric Laussot, France

Mateo Fernandez de Oliveira, Argentina

Gustav Frimodt, Denmark

Caden Cristopherson, Arizona

Chris Berzina, Trinity Valley

Women’s golf

Jennie Park, Carrollton

Trinity King, Arlington Martin

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