STONY BROOK, N.Y. - Goalkeepers Kristen Ouellette (Weatogue, Conn.) and Liz MacKay (Scituate, Mass.) combined to make six saves as the University of New Hampshire women's soccer team played to a scoreless tie against Stony Brook University on Sunday afternoon.
UNH, unbeaten in its last three games at 2-0-1, is now 8-4-1 overall and 3-0-1 in America East. The Wildcats are in second place in the conference standings with 10 points. The University of Hartford, whom the 'Cats play next Sunday, is atop the standings with 12 points (4-0-0). Stony Brook is now 4-8-3 overall and fourth in the conference standings at 2-1-2.
This marked the sixth shutout for the Wildcats this season and marked the fourth time that the duo of Ouellette and MacKay combined to shut out the opposition. Ouellette played the first half and recorded two saves while MacKay, in playing the second half and both 10-minute overtime sessions, stopped four shots.
SBU goalie Cindy Bennett was credited with five saves.
UNH carried play late in the second half and the overtime sessions after Stony Brook had to play with just 10 players when Lea Kyle received a red card in the 48th minute.
This is the first tie for New Hampshire since the 'Cats played to a 1-1 tie against these Seawolves last season (Sept. 21) in Durham.
The last time UNH played to a scoreless tie was last September against Colorado College.
New Hampshire returns to action with a home game vs. Vermont on Oct. 24. Game time at Lewis Fields is 3 p.m.