Monday, January 12, 2009

Weekend By The Numbers

9 – Combined wins for the men’s and women’s indoor track teams at the Arkansas Invitational. The Aggies opened their indoor season with a solid performance, also tallying seven NCAA provisional marks.

1-2-4-5-6 – Finishes posted by the A&M women in the 200 meters. Jessica Beard set a personal best to win in the event in 23.59 seconds, with Gabby Mayo, Dominique Duncan, Sandy Wooten and Elizabeth Adeoti rounding out the Aggie contingent.

22 – Points for senior Danielle Gant in the women’s basketball teams’ 62-56 victory at Missouri. Gant turned in a perfect 10-for-10 performance from the field and also connected on both her free throw attempts.

2 – Takia Starks is now A&M’s second all-time leading scorer, surpassing former player Lisa Langston. Starks’ 14 point effort at Missouri gives 1,626 career points, trailing only Lisa Branch’s 1,939.

19.9 – The Aggie women currently rank No. 1 in the nation in three-point field goal percentage defense, allowing just 19.9 percent. Saturday, Missouri managed 17.6 percent (3-for-17) from beyond the arc.

0 – Points scored by Josh Carter in the Aggies double-digit loss to Oklahoma State. Carter entered the game as the team’s leading scorer.

11 – Victories recorded in 16 events for the women’s swimming and diving team against SMU on Saturday. The Aggies picked up a 163-137 win over No. 18 SMU, and Triin Aljand and Alia Atkinson both picked up a pair of victories.

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