MONTCLAIR – The Kean University women’s soccer team battled rival Montclair State University to a 1-1 double overtime tie in New Jersey Athletic Conference action on Wednesday evening.
The Cougars (8-2-4, 2-1-3 NJAC) held a slight 13-12 edge in shots, while Montclair State (5-5-3, 2-3-1 NJAC) had a 6-3 advantage in corner kicks.
Late in the first half, Kean took a 1-0 lead when sophomore Teghan Pecherski netted the unassisted goal with just 1:12 remaining in the first half.
The Red Hawks quickly tied the game in the second half, as Alyssa Diacheysn scored off the assist from Rachel Senyszyn less than 10 minutes into the second half.
The game would remain scoreless the rest of the way, with the Cougars battling the final 53 minutes a player down.
Kean goalkeeper Leandra Russo stopped three shots, while Montclair State goalie Marisa Zayac made five saves.
The Cougars return to action on Saturday, October 16, when they travel to The College of New Jersey for a NJAC game at 1 p.m.
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