Aggie Soccer Ties School Record In 8-0 Rout Of Alabama A&M

The Aggie soccer team tied a school record scoring eight goals on Friday night as they easily dispatched Alabama A&M 8-0. The Aggies' eight goals matched their effort earlier this season against Prairie View A&M also in an 8-0 victory.

Crystal Burns put the Aggies on the board in the second minute of play as she launched a ball off a free kick from 32 yards out. The ball cleared the goal keeper's outstretched arms and found the back of the net. It was Burns' second goal of the season.

Just five minutes later Alabama A&M's Edna Aamw Mensa would be called for a foul against Kristen Powers who was in the penalty box giving Powers a penalty kick. She would convert the try for her first goal of the season to put the Aggies ahead 2-0.

Neither team would score the remainder of the half as the Aggies would launch 11 more shots in the half.

In the second half the Aggies would go up 3-0 in the 49th minute as Crystal Burns would take a corner kick for the Aggies finding Olivia Sierra who knocked the ball in for her first goal of the season.

The Aggies would add to the lead in the 52nd mite as Veronica Subu would score her first goal of the season on an assist by Baili Foutz.

Leading 4-0, Dani De La Vina fired a pass from the right side of the field that would find Crystal Burns who would fire a rocket from 15 yards out that glanced off the outstretched hand of the Alabama A&M goal keeper and under the corner of the left post and down.

Just one minute later Dani De La Vina would score her second goal of the season on the second penalty kick of the game to put the Aggies up 6-0.

The Aggie onslaught would continue in the 80th minute as Lauren Allen would score her first goal of the season and first of her Aggie career off an assist by Vanessa Novella who led Allen perfectly in the middle of the field.

The final goal of the evening would come off the foot of Cassie De Leon who would score off an assist from Yolanda McMillion who beat the goal keeper on the right side of the goal and then slipped a pass to De Leon who booted it in from five yards out.

The Aggies outshot the Bulldogs 28-3 while each team had three corner kicks. The Aggies had a total of 18 shots on goal while the Bulldogs had two. Freshman goal keeper Erin Wosick received her second career start and posted her second career shutout as she was also the goal keeper for the Aggies' 8-0 victory over Prairie View A&M.

With the victory the Aggies improve to 4-1-2 on the season and will host Lamar on Sunday afternoon at 12:00 p.m. MT.