Galloway, N.J. (12/12/18) – Senior Bre Spencer led the Cougars with 19 points but it wasn't enough as Stockton University used a strong surge over the final 14 minutes to edge Kean University by the final of 68-65.
Trailing 45-27 with just over four minutes to go in the third period, the Ospreys (2-8, 1-5 NJAC) took advantage of nine Cougar turnovers as well as 14 points from the charity stripe. In total, Stockton outscored the Cougars (4-5, 3-3 NJAC), 41-22 during the stretch. They were led by Emily Donzanti who collected 21 points in the final 14 minutes for a game-high 26 on the night.
Stockton took the lead for good with 1:52 to go in the fourth period as Natalie Miller nailed a trey to go up, 63-61.
Kean led for most of the first half and pushed their advantage out to double-digits in the second stanza. The Cougars headed into the break, up by 12, 31-19. They pushed that lead out to as many as 18 in the third period before the late surge by Stockton.
The Cougars enjoy a short break before traveling to Florida to take part in the Daytona Beach Shootout on the 20th and 21st.