Today at 12:35 CT, the Rebels face the TCU Horned Frogs in the first game of the regional. It's going to be a tough game, and the Rebs desperately need to win it so that they haven't wasted Bobby Wahl for the weekend. Here's a little bit about TCU.
Regular season record -36-19
Conference record - 18-6 (Mountain West)
Conference finish - 1st (tied with New Mexico)
Head coach - Jim Schlossnagle (9 years) - "Schlossnagle" sounds like something the evil Russian/German/Ethnic says in every predictable action movie.
Notable out of conference opponents - Ole Miss (7-4 L, 5-3 W), Baylor (7-1 L, 9-4 W), Texas A&M (4-1 L)
Of note - Early in the year, the Horned Frogs lost nine games in a row. Unfortunately for the Rebs, they have won 22 of their last 28 and come into College Station pretty hot.
Offensive leaders - TCU only has four total players batting over 300. LF Jason Coats (.326, 6 HR, 45 RBI, Out for post-season with torn ACL), C Josh Elander (.314, 8 HR, 38 RBI, 12 SB), 1B Kevin Cron (.366, 3 HR, 26 RBI, rotational player), 3B Jantzen Witte (.331, 2 HR, 18 RBI)