– Senior forward Danielle Clark (Corinna, Maine) scored a season-high 21 points as the University of New Hampshire women’s basketball team defeated Iona College, 72-61, Sunday afternoon in a non-conference clash at Lundholm Gymnasium.
    New Hampshire rebounds from a loss on the road at Army and improves to 2-2 overall.  Iona falls to 2-3 overall on the season.
    The Wildcats received three quick points from Clark to start the game and never lost the lead for the entire game.  New Hampshire shot .548 (23 of 42) in field goals while Iona shot .426 (23 of 54) from the field. 
    New Hampshire held a 35-29 lead at the half and opened the second half on an 11-2 run that lasted until Iona center Jessica Anger banked a jumper at 16:12.  The Wildcats led by as many as 16 points with 13:25 remaining. 
    Clark finished the game shooting 4 of 10 from the field and was perfect at the free throw line (12-for-12).  She was named an America East Player of the Night.
    Also scoring in double figures for New Hampshire was senior guard Salee-Marie Johnson (12) (Brampton, Ontario), junior forward Ashley Cerniglia (10) (Pittsford, N.Y.), and sophomore forward Danielle Flowers (Chalfont, Pa.) with 10
    Iona’s junior guard Tiara Headen paced the Gaels with 19 points scored.  Junior guard Lauren DeFalco also scored in double figures for Iona with 13 points.
    New Hampshire finishes up its homestand with Providence College on November 28 at 7 p.m. and travels to play at Central Connecticut State on December 2.
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