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Tuesday, August 28, 2001

Measuring up
Frogs surprise experts, impress Nebraska coach
By Brandon Ortiz
sports editor

Throughout the off-season, head coach Gary Patterson called Saturday’s game against Nebraska a measuring stick.
Win or lose, the game represented a chance for the Horned Frogs to evaluate how far the program has come against one of the best schools in the country. The Frogs lost, 21-7, but put up a better showing than many experts anticipated.

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Printer’s leadership apparent on sidelines as well as on field
by Rusty Simmons
skiff staff

With more than seven minutes remaining in the first half, TCU junior quarterback Casey Printers stood on the sidelines grimacing in agony.
For the first time during Saturday’s, 21-7, loss to Nebraska, Printers’ pain didn’t stem from his ailing quadriceps. Instead, TCU’s starting quarterback couldn’t stand the sight of someone else doing his job.
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C-USA provides the Volley Frogs with a new challenge
By Colleen Casey
skiff staff

The Volley Frogs are set to begin their first Conference USA schedule ever, but they aren’t too worried about not knowing what to expect, head coach Sandy Troudt said.
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Volleyball ready to focus on whole
Sights set on being top in conference, 20 wins
By Colleen Casey
skiff staff

Following an off-season focused on individual player progress, the Volley Frogs are back concentrating on the whole as they take on TCU volleyball’s sixth season.
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Erin Munger/Photo Editor
Marci King, a senior outside hitter, has a chance to set program records in kills, consecutive matches played, total attacks and digs this season.

‘Dynamic’ King positioned to set several school records
By Adrienne Burch
skiff staff

Senior Marci King received a strange plea from her soccer coach in sixth grade.
“My soccer coach got roped into coaching volleyball,” King said. “It was the first year for it and he didn’t know any of the girls that were coming out. (He asked me), ‘Will you come out for it, just so I’ll know someone?’”
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