WOMEN'S BASKETBALL HOSTS COLGATE

DURHAM, N.H. - Colgate and UNH are meeting for the seventh time in 18 seasons. Both teams have won three times with the Wildcats taking home the victory in 2005. Neither team has been able to put consecutive wins together in the series. Colgate is 2-1 all-time when it visits the Wildcats home court.
     The Wildcat offense has struggled as of late.  Currently, they are averaging 53.1 points a game while allowing their opponent to score 62.7.  Senior forward Danielle Clark leads New Hampshire in scoring, averaging 11.9 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game. The Wildcats posted a season-low 31 points against ACC powerhouse Boston College on Tuesday.

SCOUTING NEW HAMPSHIRE (2-5)
    The Wildcat offense has struggled as of late.  Currently, they are averaging 53.1 points a game while allowing their opponent to score 62.7.  Senior forward Danielle Clark leads New Hampshire in scoring, averaging 11.9 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game. The Wildcats posted a season-low 31 points against ACC powerhouse Boston College on Tuesday.
   
SCOUTING COLGATE UNIVERSITY (1-6)

    The Raiders head into the weekend with a 1-6 overall record, losing the past five games. Colgate most recently lost to America East opponent Vermont, 84-53, on Dec. 6. Junior forward Caitlin Gillard  leads the team in scoring and rebounding with 12.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per game. She also is averaging 2.7 blocks per game, ranking second in the Patriot League.
     Junior guard Melanie Cargle is chipping 9.6 points per game and is making 2.0 steals per game. Sophomore Gretchen Polinski is Colgates top threat from three-point range, making 25 percent of her attempts from behind the arc. She is averaging 7.0 points per game and is pulling down 6.6 boards off the glass per contest. As a team, Colgate leads the league in rebounding with 42.3 rebounds per game, including a league-best 14.6 offensive boards per game.

FOR THE 1000TH TIME

    Senior forward Danielle Clark scored her 1000th career point on a layup against Providence College on November 28.  Clark became the 13th player to do so in Wildcat history and now ranks 12th on the all-time scoring list with 1,013 points.

Three-Point Shootout

    Junior forward Ashley Cerniglia and freshman guard lead the team in 3-point field goals made with eight apiece. Cernigla is shooting 8-of-19 (42.1%) from beyond the arc, while Simpson registers 8-of-35 shooting on the season (22.9%).

Stealing the Show

     Senior guard Whitney Edwards, a 2005-06 America East All-Defensive team member is up to her old tricks as she leads UNH in steals with 12. She is now ninth all-time on UNH’s steal list with 165 career takeaways.
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