On Sunday afternoon Jan 27th in Houston your Texas Aggie lacrosse team took on and defeated the Rice Owls 21-11.
The Ags started slowly, with Rice netting a few goals against a tentative Aggie defense. Both teams traded goals throughout the 1st and 2nd quarter, and it was only in the later of the first half where A&M began to pull away. 11 goals to Rice’s 7 at halftime.
Rice played hard in the second half, but the Aggies’ numbers took their toll. Second half scoring was 10-4 in the Aggies favor and several maroon jerseys tallied points.
The Aggie scorers: AJ Hepting (#24 Sr A Kingwood) 6g 1a, Chris Buell (#23 So M Highland Park) 2g, GW Bodden (#93, Jr A TMI) 1g, Ardi Elliott #0, So A Legacy Christian Academy) 3g 3a, Auggie Buerkle (#16, Sr A Bowie) 2g 2a, Clayton Nugent (#10 So M Houston Christian) 1g, Gavin Planeta (#2 So M The Woodlands) 1g 1a, Hunter Valk (#20 So M Cedar Park) 1g, Josh Fox (#8 Fr M Foothill, CA) 1g 1a, Nick Leverich (#3 Jr A McDonough, MD) 1a, Dawson Merrill (#99 Fr M Anderson) 2g, rounded out the scoring for Texas A&M. Goalies Marco Robertson (#6 Jr G Dallas Jesuit) 1 saves 3 goals against, Carrson Baldwin (#34 Fr G Forest Park, VA) 4 saves 8 goals against.
Aggies had 38 ground balls, Rice 13 ground balls
A&M 12 17 14 6
Rice 10 7 5 6
A&M 6 5 6 4
Rice 3 4 2 2