April 16, 2016
Brace by Shaw gives Aggies 3-1 win
COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The Texas A&M Aggies got two goals and an assist from rising senior Sarah Shaw to register a 3-1 win over the Northwestern State Lady Demons in their final exhibition match of the spring slate Saturday evening at Ellis Field.
Shaw’s heroics highlighted a dominant performance in which the Maroon and White owned wide margins in shots (28-3), shots-on-goal (15-2) and corner kicks (11-4).
The Aggies took a 1-0 lead in the 36th minute as Shaw scored an unassisted goal to break the seal.
Texas A&M’s defense did not allow a shot in the first 40 minutes of the contest. At the intermission, the Aggies owned advantages in shots (17-2), shots-on-goal (9-1) and corner kicks (7-1).
Midway through the second half, Shaw found the back of the net for the second time with assists from Kate Hajdu and Ally Watt. Shaw set up the Aggies’ final goal of the match in the 71st when she found Haley Pounds for her second goal of the spring.
Northwestern State scored its lone goal in the 84th minute when Esdeina Gonzalez set up Cassandra Briscoe.