WOMEN’S BASKETBALL FALLS SHORT AGAINST PROVIDENCE, 79-53
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DURHAM, N.H. –
Senior forward Shauna Snyder scored a season-high 26 points to propel the Providence Frairs to a 79-53 win over the University of New Hampshire women’s basketball team during a non-conference clash Tuesday evening at Lundholm Gymnasium.
    Senior forward Danielle Clark (Corinna, Maine) scored her 1000th point early on in the second half on a lay-up at 17:04.  She was named the America East Player of the Night for New Hampshire. 
Providence improves to 7-1 overall while New Hampshire falls to 2-3. 
    The Friars showed command in the game as they shot .596 (31 of 52) from the floor and outrebounded the Wildcats 30-29.  New Hampshire recorded a season-high 20 turnovers, allowing Providence to capitalize and score 35 points. 
    Providence opened the game up on a 25-6 run before freshman guard Amy Simpson (Waterford, Conn.) landed a three-pointer with 9:46 remaining in the half.  The Friars finished the half strong and held an 18-point advantage at the end of the half with the score 40-22.
    New Hampshire reemerged in the second half and scored five unanswered points before Snyder hit a three at 17:43 that began a 17-3 run for the Friars. Providence held its highest lead of the game, a 28-point advantage with 11:02 left to play.
    Also scoring in double figures for Providence was sophomore Chelsea Marandola sophomore guard Catherine Bove, who finished with 13 apiece.  Freshman guard Kendria Holmes tallied eight assists for the Friars.
    Senior guard Whitney Edwards (Mount Vernon, N.Y.) led New Hampshire with 12 points while Simpson finished with 11 points.
    New Hampshire continues non-conference play when it travels to face Central Connecticut State on December 2 at 2 p.m.
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