Lady Pilots dominate Louisiana College
September 05, 2011SHREVEPORT, La. - The LSU Shreveport Lady Pilots blasted the Louisiana College Lady Wildcats on Monday afternoon by a final score of 7-1 at The Swamp. LSUS head coach Mike Aguilar earned his first win in his collegiate coaching career.
The Lady Pilots (1-1) scored first as Brooke Martin scored her and the team's first goal of the year at the 14th minute to give the Lady Pilots an early 1-0 lead. LC (0-3) also got their first goal of the year with 1:52 left in the first half as Martha Means attempted a cross but found the back of the net instead to tie the game at one at the break. LSUS could not capitalize on plenty of scoring opportunities as they outshot LC 15-3 in the first half with seven of those shots on goal.
LSUS' Martin scored three times consecutively (45:32, 51:47, and 53:06) to start the second half to widen the gap with Christina Hamilton getting the credit for the assist on two goals. At the 64th minute Martin passed off to her teammate Irene Henriksson who scored her first goal as a Lady Pilot to increase the lead to 5-1 as Martin earned her first assist of the season.
Brittney Begando scored her first collegiate goal of her career as she connected on a deflection following a corner kick at the 68th minute to extend the lead to 6-1. The Lady Pilots' Sandra Quintero would also score her first goal as a Lady Pilot during the 79th minute. Henriksson and Sarah Guillory were credited with the assists on the goal.
LSUS outshot LC 43-5 with 25 of their shots finding its way on goal.
There were plenty of records tied, broken and approached with the win. The Lady Pilots set a new team record for shots in a game with 43 breaking their old record of 36 which had been done twice (vs Alcorn St. on 9/18/2007 and vs University of the Southwest on 10/14/2010).
Martin tied her own record for most goals scored in a game with four as she accomplished it last year as well against the Univ. of the Southwest. She also set a new record for the most shots in a game with nine while six found its way on goal which was also a new record. Martin now has 27 career goals as a Lady Pilot just one behind former Lady Pilots Julia Vaughan for the all-time record.
The Lady Pilots will only have to wait 24 hours for their next game as they face LeTourneau University tomorrow at 5 p.m. at The Swamp.