Frogs success continues
The Lady Frogs basketball team has entered uncharted territory.
Never, in the history of the womens basketball program, have
the Lady Frogs held a higher ranking as they do now: No. 18 in the
Associated Press Poll and No. 17 in the Coaches Poll.
Head coach Jeff Mittie says the team is not satisfied by having the
programs highest national ranking, instead, the players know
their work is far from complete.
There are a lot of things we can improve upon, Mittie
said. Im excited about this team. We arent by any
means a finished product.
He said the team must not worry about moving up or down in the rankings,
because if they can continue to win, everything else will fall into
We realize that if we win, those (rankings) will take care of
Instead, Mittie said the Lady Frogs are more focused on getting back
to the practice court, having just completed a six game schedule in
the last 13 days.
Our focus is on getting better as a basketball team, he
said. We dont even talk about rankings. We havent
since they first came out.
And, at that time, the Lady Frogs found themselves ranked No. 24.
Mittie said he credits the teams recent climb in the polls to
its great team leadership, in particular that of Tracy Wynn and Ebony
Shaw, and a collection of different players stepping up this season.
Wynn and Shaw have been great at taking the pressure off the
younger players, he said. They have made it easier on