DURHAM, N.H. - Christa Eidenweil scored with 1:35 remaining in the second overtime to lift the Hofstra University women's soccer team to a 3-2 America East victory against the University of New Hampshire at Lewis Field on Sunday afternoon.
New Hampshire ends the 2000 season at 5-12-1 overall and 2-6-1 in the conference. Hofstra secured the No. 3 seed in the upcoming America East Championships with the victory and improved to 12-4-2 overall and 7-2-0 in the league.
The Wildcats took a 1-0 lead in the 11th minute on Amber Radzevich's (Hampstead, N.H.) first goal of the season. Hofstra's Kathleen Mikowski tied the game on a goal from the left side of the box at 26:46. Penny Stansfield set up the tally.
The Pride took a 2-1 advantage at 56:29 on a goal by Dolores Deasley from the top of the box. New Hampshire rallied to tie the game on a direct kick by Cyndi Poehner (Greenwich, Conn.) at 65:29. It was the first career points for Poehner.
UNH goalkeeper Kristen Ouellette (Weatogue, Conn.) and HU's Kristen Winchester, who entered the game at halftime, kept both teams at bay until Eidenweil's strike at 118:25. Her shot from the top-left corner of the box bent around Ouellette and into the far side of the net.
Ouellette finished with eight saves. Winchester stopped seven shots. Starting goalkeeper Joanne Chillingsworth was credited with one save.