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Around Aggieland (8/30)

August 30, 2021
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During Monday's edition of TexAgs Radio, Richard Zane joined to take us Around Aggieland and provided updates from the gridiron, the pitch and beyond as the students and Texas A&M football return to College Station this week.


Football (0-0)
Game week is finally here! Kickoff is just FIVE days away.

  • Texas A&M will begin the 2021 season against Kent State at Kyle Field on Saturday, Sept. 4.
  • Kickoff scheduled for 7:00 p.m. CT on ESPNU.

Texas A&M in the polls

  • Associated Press: No. 6
  • Coaches: No. 6

On Saturday, Jimbo Fisher named long snapper Connor Choate the 12th Man for the 2021 season.

  • Choate, who previously wore #40, will now wear #12.

On Sunday evening, Texas A&M released its first depth chart of the 2021 season as game notes for the Kent State contest have been published.

  • The depth chart can be found on TexAgs.com as well as @TexAgs on Twitter.

On Monday afternoon, Jimbo Fisher and a number of Texas A&M players will speak to the media to preview Saturday’s game with Kent State.

  • Full coverage of Monday’s press conference will be available on TexAgs.com and on Twitter.

Soccer (1-2-0)
On Saturday night, No. 21 Texas A&M defeated No. 9 Clemson, 3-1, in front of a packed Ellis Field crowd.

  • 18’: freshman Mia Pante (1) scored her first collegiate goal. Macie Kolb was credited with an assist.
  • 64’: Barbara Olivieri (1) scored her first goal of the season, giving A&M a 2-1 advantage just 66 seconds after Clemson tied the match.
  • 80’: Kate Colvin (1) added an insurance marker to seal the result.

The Aggies will face Sam Houston on Friday night at Ellis Field.

  • Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. CT and will stream on SEC Network+.
  • G Guerrieri will preview the match with the media on Monday afternoon.

Volleyball (1-2)
The Aggies went 1-2 in the Hawaiian Airlines Rainbow Wahine Classic tournament in Honolulu, Hawaii, over the weekend.

Texas A&M will be back at it on Wednesday night when they face Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, CA.

  • First serve is set for 9:00 p.m. CT, and the match is not available for viewing.

Track & Field
At a Diamond League meet in Paris, Fred Kerley continued his run as the most track star, winning the 200m with a personal-best time of 19.79.

Men’s Golf
On Friday, junior Sam Bennett was named to the Fred Haskins Watch List presented by Stifel.

  • The award is presented to the most outstanding men’s college golfer as voted on by players, coaches and media members.
  • Past winners include Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson.
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