Hanover College’s women’s soccer team battled Transylvania University (Ky.) to a 1-1 tie through double overtime in Lexington, Ky.
Transylvania jumped out to a 1-0 lead early in the fourth minute of the contest. The Panthers eventually netted the equalizer when sophomore midfielder Autry Graham (Versailles, Ky.) scored an unassisted goal in the 59th minute.
Hanover outshot the Pioneers by a 13-8 margin in regulation. Transylvania, however, had a 6-4 edge in shots in the two overtime periods.
Sophomore forward Rachel Alvis (Cincinnati, Ohio) led the Panthers’ attack with six shots, including four on goal. Freshman forward Anna Cornacchione (Cincinnati, Ohio) added four attempts with three on goal.
Sophomore netminder Morgan Cole (Mason, Ohio) totaled seven saves. Three of Cole’s saves came in the extra 20 minutes of action.
Both teams had 10 corner kicks.
With the deadlock, Hanover is now 8-1-2 overall on the season. The Panthers are 1-0-1 in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference.
Transylvania is 7-2-2 overall and 1-0-1 in the league.
Published Wednesday, October 9, 2013