VILLANOVA, Pa. - The Saint Joseph's women's soccer team played to a 1-1 double-overtime draw at rival Villanova on Sunday. Sophomore Aleksa Peev scored her first goal of the season and freshman goalkeeper Emily Cuccio made a game-high eight saves in her first college start as the Hawks moved to 1-0-1 on the new year.
How It Happened
• Sophomore Aleksa Peev scored the opening goal of the match at 29:17 to give the the Hawks a 1-0 lead. Peev dribbled past a defender to the right endline and lifted a shot over the keeper's hands and into the far side of the net for her first goal of the season and the fifth of her career.
• Villanova's Kristin Barbour tied the game at 54:09 off a free kick.
• Saint Joseph's rookie goalkeeper Emily Cuccio made a game-high eight saves in her collegiate debut, with four coming in the second half and overtime combined.
• Senior Brittany Hartwell-Miller helped anchor the Hawks' defense that was organized and worked hard to limit the Wildcats' scoring chances.
The Hawks open the home portion of their schedule this Friday versus Princeton at 5 p.m.
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