BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M freshman Maile Hayes recorded two steps to send the Aggies past UTEP, 4-1, on a stifling Sunday at Ellis Field.
Hayes scored the first two goals of his career, after a free kick Natalie Abel in the 60sth minute and send home an offer of Lauren Geczik at 85th to give Maroon & White a couple of insurance measures. Hayes added an assist to the first goal of the A&M game for the five-point effort.
The victory was the 13thth direct victory at Ellis Field for the Aggies. Texas A&M improved to 3-2 the season, UTEP fell to 1-5.
Taylor Pounds he scored his second goal of the season in the 12thth minute to give the Aggies a 1-0 lead, but Jojo Ngongo sent the tie home at 41c minute to knot the game entering the interruption.
Kate Colvin he posted a goal in his third straight game, scoring the opening goal four minutes after the second half.
The 1-1 lead in training belied Aggies ’control of the first half. Maroon & White maintained advantages in shots (9-2), shots on goal (4-1) and corner kicks (7-0).
Texas A&M’s dominance continued in the second half and the Aggies had ample advantage in shots (21-6), shots on goal (11-4) and corners (11-1).
In addition to Abel and Gezcik’s assistants, My Pantheon with two assists and You have Kolb has added one.
Kenna Caldwell he scored the distance to the goal, making three stops.
The Aggies return to action on Wednesday with a 7 p.m. game against the Southern Jaguars.
SUMMARY OF SCORE
12 ‘- Maile Hayes played a ball at My Pantheon in the right corner of the penalty box. Pante cut the ball inward and sent a pass to Taylor Pounds five meters from the penalty arc. With his second touch, Pounds threw the right goalkeeper with his right. A&M 1, UTEP 0.
41 ‘- UTEP goalkeeper Luisa Palmen has played a long ball over Aggie’s defense through the left inner channel. Ayana Noel ran on to the ball and sent a pass to Jojo Ngongo who beat goalkeeper A&M for the equalizer. A&M 1, UTEP 1.
49 ‘- Maile Hayes played a ball at You have Kolb in the right corner of the penalty box. Kolb sent a pass to the top of the 6-yard box where Colvin sent it home with his right foot. A&M 2, UTEP 1.
60 ‘- Natalie Abel threw a direct free kick from 22 meters, which hit the crossbar. The carom went straight in front of the goal line where Hayes hit Ali Russell to the cleaning tasks of his first professional goal. A&M 3, UTEP 1.
85 ‘- Lauren Geczik sent a cross from the right side of the 6-yard box, where Hayes sent it to the bottom of the net with a first left missile. A&M 4, UTEP 1.
TEXAS APPOINTMENTS A&M
Coach G Warriors
About how the miners were able to gain heat …
“We talked to the girls that our big focus would be to take care of themselves, a lot of hydration, stay out of the heat as much as they could, and I think they did a good job of it. It looked like today that sometimes they have been able to put together good plays. “
Second year midfielder Kate Colvin
As the intensity increases in the second half …
“I think we just stick with what we do well. When it’s hot, keep connecting passes and finally the goals will come. The only thing he (coach G) wrote on the board was the ‘focus’ and I think we did. “
First year ahead Maile Hayes
By scoring his first two goals of the season …
“I thought it was amazing. I’ve dreamed of it since I was a kid. As a striker, it’s my job to score. I said to myself, ‘Once I score one, I’ll untie myself.’ a little dry, so I thought it was amazing. “