Jessie Hunt converted a penalty kick 11:19 into the second half to snap a tie and Northeastern University held on for a 2-1 Colonial Athletic Association victory over the Hofstra University women at Parsons Field in Brookline, Mass. on Sunday afternoon.

Hofstra’s Wiktoria Fronc appeared to score the tying goal as time expired but the referees denied the goal, saying it crossed the line after the clock hit 0:00.

The Pride slipped to 6-5-2 overall and 1-2-1 in the CAA. Northeastern improved to 5-4-3 overall and 2-1-1 in league action.

Northeastern opened the scoring at 23:17 when Vivian Akyirem found herself alone in front of the net. She took a pass from from Lauren Ahles, who was coming in along the endline and sent the shot into an empty net. Thirteen minutes later, Hofstra scored the equalizer when Thorhildur Thorhallsdottir drove a ball into the top right corner with Ellen Halseth assisting for her fifth goal of the season.

The Huskies drew a penalty kick as a Hofstra defender pushed a Northeastern player in the back as she awaited for a pass in the 18-yard box. Hunt sent her attempt past goalkeeper Skylar Kuzmich into the lower left side of the net for the lead.

The Pride had numerous opportunities in the second half, taking 12 shots and earning seven corner kicks in the final 45 minutes. However, Northeastern’s Holland Stam was up to the task as she made seven of her nine saves in the second half.

Hofstra returns to action aat Drexel University on Thursday at 7 p.m.