Randall records sixth shutout of season
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. -- Julie Randall (East Longmeadow, Mass.) recorded four saves for her sixth shutout of the season and the University of New Hampshire women's soccer team played to a scoreless draw at the University of Hartford on Thursday night.
UNH, unbeaten in three matches at 2-0-1, is now 6-3-1 overall and 1-0-1 in America East. Hartford is 3-8-1 overall and also 1-0-1 in league play.
Randall recorded one save in the pair of 10-minute overtime sessions while Hartford's Liz Cook stopped all three Wildcat shots on goal in the extra sessions to keep the game scoreless. Cook finished with nine saves, five of which came in the second half.
Randall's six shutouts are the most by a Wildcat goalkeeper in a single season since 1999, when Stephanie Springer recorded six shutouts.
The Wildcats, who entered this week's action atop the league in offense at 2.22 goals per game, where shut out for the first time this season. The last time UNH played to a 0-0 tie was Oct. 4, 2003 at Binghamton University.
Hartford generated a 3-2 shot advantage in the first half, but the 'Cats responded with an 8-4 edge in the second half and a 4-1 margin in the 20 minutes of overtime to finish with a 14-8 shot advantage.
New Hampshire returns to action at home for Nike Youth Day vs. Maine on Oct. 2. Game time at Lewis Fields is 1 p.m.