SAN MARCOS, Texas – The Texas A&M Aggies continued their growth with a 3-0 win over the Texas State Bobcats in Saturday afternoon’s exhibition game at the Bobcat Soccer Complex.
The Browns and Whites have continued their strong defensive effort this spring, now outscoring their opponents 19-1 in 390 minutes of action. In their last three games, they have outscored Lamar, Baylor and Texas State by a 7-1 tally.
Laney Carroll, who scored on all four dates this spring, broke the scoring seal in the ninth minute. Her icebreaker was set up with the helpers of Karlina Sample and Carissa Boeckmann.
In the 40th minute, Jai Smith scored in his second straight game with assists from the freshman tandem of Georgia Leb and Caroline Kniffen.
Another rookie registered an assist on the final goal in the 81st minute. A shot by freshman Sydney Becerra eclipsed Boeckmann who sent a one-timer 15 yards out. With Boeckmann’s goal, 12 different Aggies have scored a goal in 390 minutes of play.
The Maroon & White will wrap up the program on Saturday April 9 with a 6 p.m. match against the ULM Warhawks.
TEXAS A&M QUOTES
Head Coach G Guerrieri
On the game…“I am pleased with the continued development of our team. Even though Texas State was very organized and it was a hot game on the road in the afternoon, our team’s overall play just keeps getting better.
On the highlights of the match…“There were several players with very good performances. We were very good defensively and our possession gave us several good scoring opportunities throughout the game.
By playing spring games on the road…“Playing and winning three games on the road has given our young team some extra challenges, which will certainly prepare us for our tough road schedule this fall. Now we can conclude our spring season at home on the weekend. end of the parents, next Saturday, when the ULM comes to Ellis Field.
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