9 – Sweet 16 appearances for the Aggie soccer team. A&M’s 3-1 win over Washington on Sunday set the stage for next weekends round of 16 tilt with the Florida Gators.
+23 – Shot differential, in favor of A&M, in the NCAA Tournament first-round game against Texas State. The Aggies claimed a 5-2 win and outshot the Bobcats 28-5.
12 – Field goals allowed by the women’s basketball team during their 56-50 win over No. 23 Pittsburgh on Sunday at the State Farm Tip-Off Classic in Baton Rouge, La. The Panthers made just 25.5 percent of their shots. The lock-down defensive performance matches last year’s Michigan game, when the Wolverines connected on only 12 field goals.
8 – Consecutive season-openers won by the men’s basketball team. The Aggies blistered Arkansas-Pine Bluff by 29 points to open the 2008-09 season, winning 76-47 on Sunday afternoon at Reed Arena.
3 – Consecutive South Central Regional individual titles for cross country runner Shadrack Songok. Songok, a senior, won his first two as a runner for A&M-Corpus Christi. His first-place finish this weekend helped the Aggie team earn the regional title and secured a slot in the NCAA Championships on Monday, Nov. 24.
1 – Player in A&M football history to surpass 1,000 kickoff return yards in a single season. Freshman Cyrus Gray ran his season total to 1,023 yards during the Baylor game.
49 – Career touchdowns for Jorvorskie Lane, a school record. After scoring twice against the Bears, 48 of his 49 touchdowns have come via the run.
Monday, November 17, 2008
Weekend By The Numbers
Posted by True Brown at 9:24 AM
Labels: cross country, Cyrus Gray, Jorvorskie Lane, men's basketball, numbers, Shadrack Songok, soccer, women's basketball
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