Last Minute Goals Sends TCNJ Past Kean, 2-1
Union, N.J. (10/26/10) – Junior Kathleen Notos scored the game-winner with under a minute to go in regulation as The College of New Jersey defeated Kean University, 2-1, Tuesday evening in NJAC action.
With the scored knotted at one-all, Notos scored the game-winner at 69:21 off a deflection and pass from Jessica Falcone. The win improves #13 TCNJ to 14-4 overall and 5-0 in conference action. The loss drops Kean to 9-5 overall and 3-2 in the New Jersey Athletic Conference.
The Cougars scored the first goal of the evening at 30:49 as Amie Hoch delivered the penalty corner pass to junior Olivia Triano, who then dribbled around a defender to her left and fired for the 1-0 advantage. It would stay that way until the second half as senior Mary Waller converted a penalty stroke opportunity at 38:12 to tie the score up at one-all.
In the 64th minute it appeared that the Cougars would take a 2-1 lead as junior Cat Dowling fired into a wide-open cage before junior Alex Okuniewicz hustled over to stop the shot for the defensive save.
TCNJ held a 16-6 advantage in penalty corners and a 19-5 advantage in shots.
The Cougars square off against SUNY New Paltz in their last full regular season matchup on Friday at 7 p.m. at Kean Alumni Stadium.