Alabama Soccer Battles Texas A&M on Road Friday

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama soccer (8-7-0, 3-3-0 SEC) travels to Texas A&M (6-7-1, 2-4-0 SEC) to face the Aggies in a Friday night showdown at Ellis Field in College Station, Texas. The match kicks off at 7 p.m. CT.

How to Follow

The match will be streamed on SEC Network+ through the ESPN app and WatchESPN.com for subscribers of the SEC Network. Links to live scoring and the stream are available at RollTide.com.



Head-to-Head

  • Alabama and Texas A&M will meet for just the 13th time on the soccer field
  • Alabama is 3-8-1 in the series
  • The two teams have played every season since 2015 with three of the last seven meetings going into overtime, including a double-overtime battle during the 2016 SEC Tournament – that match was the second meeting between the two programs that season
  • The Crimson Tide recorded a 1-1 double-overtime draw against the Aggies the last time the two programs played in College Station
In the Stats

  • Ashlynn Serepca and Kate Henderson have both earned double digits in points this season with Serepca producing 13 points off five goals and three assists and Henderson tallying 10 points from four goals and two assists
  • Serepca leads the team in goals, assists and points, while Henderson leads the team in shots on goals with 17
  • Riley Tanner netted the game-winning goal against Mississippi State last Sunday tying Reyna Reyes as the team leader in the stat with two game-winning shots
  • McKinley Crone has posted four shutouts this season and holds two shutouts in conference play, keeping both LSU and Mississippi State scoreless through 90 minutes
  • As a team, Alabama ranks fifth in the conference in shots on goal per game averaging more than six shots on frame per game
  • The team also ranks third in the conference in corner kicks per game, earning an average of seven a game
The Aggies

  • Texas A&M is coming off a 2-0 loss to Ole Miss
  • The Aggies have played seven ranked teams this season including four teams that were ranked in the top-10 nationally
  • Maile Hayes leads the Aggies in points with 15, scoring a team-leading six goals in addition to three assists
  • Mia Pante paces the team in assists with seven
  • Kenna Caldwell leads the team in goal, posting 43 saves and holds a 1.32 goals against average
Last Time Out

  • Alabama won its eighth overall and fourth consecutive home match with a 1-0 win over Mississippi State last Sunday
  • Riley Tanner netted the game winner, firing a cleared ball off a corner kick back through traffic and into the net
  • The goal was Tanner’s second game-winning goal of the season
  • McKinely Crone recorded three crucial saves to keep the Tide alive for the win
 
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