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SCOUTING HARTFORD
    Hartford halted an eight game winning streak with a 69-66 loss at Vermont on Wednesday evening ... Senior Jenny McCabe led the team in scoring with a career-high 15 points in the game, while Erica Beverly notched a double-dobule with 10 poitns and 11 boards ... During the egith game stretch, the Hawks defeated each team in the America East and were led in scoring by Danielle Hood in six of the eight victories ... Beverly, the team's leading rebounder recorded three double-double's during the winning streak ... Hartford is No. 1 in the conference and have only lost to the Catamounts and at Boston University in the conference opener ... The Hawks have not lost at home since Nov. 29, 2006, spanning 19 games ... Hood averages a team-best 15.8 points per game, wbile Diana Delva is the only other player to average double-figures with 10.0 points per game and leads the America East in field goal percentage (.600) ..

SCOUTING NEW HAMPSHIRE
    New Hampshire extended its winning streak to three games with a 64-55 win over Stony Brook on Wednesday evening, but the streak was ended with a 67-50 loss at Albany on Sunday … Sophomore guard Amy Simpson (Waterford, Conn.) led the Wildcats in scoring in both games, with 14 points vs. the Seawolves and 19 against the Great Danes … Simpson also recorded a career-high seven steals in the Wildcat win … Also in the game, senior guard Ashley Cerniglia (Pittsford, N.Y.) tallied 12 points and matched her career high with five assists. Sophomore forward Racheal Fowler (Glassboro, N.J.) also sparked the offense with a career-high 10 points for the Wildcats, while junior forward Danielle Flowers (Chalfont, Pa.) also delivered 10 for the Wildcats … Late in the second half, freshman Denise Beliveau (Framingham, Mass.) converted an old-fashioned three point play to give the Wildcats the lead, 52-50, and start a 7-0 run … Beliveau finished the second half with eight of her nine points … On Sunday, Simpson, with 19 points, led the squad in scoring for the third straight, while sophomore forward Candace Williams (Norfolk, Mass.) led the Wildcats in rebounding and was just one board shy of a double-double with 10 points and nine rebounds

STEALING THE SHOW
     Sophomore Amy Simpson (Waterford, Conn.) more than doubled her previous high in steals with seven vs. Stony Brook (Feb. 6). She swiped five of her seven steals during the second half of action. Whitney Edwards, 2007 America East Defensive Player of the Year, was the last Wildcat to have more takeaways in a game as she recorded nine vs. Vermont on Feb. 28, 1007. Edwards finished her career second on UNH’s all-time steals list with 229.

FLOWERS IN BLOOM
     Junior Danielle Flowers (Chalfont, Pa.) has delivered in double-figures in two of the past three games for the Wildcats. The forward, who is perfect from the free throw line this season (15-15), averages 5.3 points per game in conference play as compared to 3.7 in non-conference action.

RACHEAL REACHES NEW HIGHS
     Sophomore center Racheal Fowler (Glassboro, N.J.) set a new career high in points with 10 in the Wildcats’ win over  Stony Brook (Fbe. 6). She went 5-for-6 from the floor in the game and leads the team in field goal percentage (.623). The center recorded a career-high 13 boards to lead the Wildcats in rebounding vs. St. Peter's (Nov. 24).

DOING THE DISHES
    Sophomore Amy Simpson (Waterford, Conn.) dished out a career-high 11 assists in the Wildcats game at UMBC. Simpson’s 11 assists were just two shy of the school record and was the first 10-plus assist game for a Wildcat in exactly five years as Colleen Mullen dished out 10 at Stony Brook on Feb. 2, 2003. Simpson’s total was the most since Karen Pinkos tallied 12 assists vs Central Connecticut on Jan. 13, 1988. In that same game, UNH recorded a school record 32 assists.

BLUE NO MORE     
     The Wildcats garnered their first victory while wearing their blue jerseys since Feb. 1, 2006. This marks the first win in an away jersey for both the six freshman and the five sophmores on the Wildcat squad.

UNH BREAKS 3-POINT RECORD
    The Wildcats drained nine 3-pointers in the first half against Maine (Jan. 30) en route to a record-setting 12 trifectas in the game ... Senior guard Ashley Cerniglia (Pittsford, N.Y.) and sophomore Amy Simpson (Waterford, Conn.) each drained five 3-pointers in the game, with four each during the first half alone. Sophomore guard Jenny McDade (Derry, N.H.) netted her first field goal of the season from beyond the arc to break the four year old record for the Wildcats. The record, 11, was matched six times including twice this season since being set at Quinnipiac on Dec. 3, 2004. The Wildcats have made at least one 3-point shot in 232 consecutive games, spanning the last eight seasons. The last time UNH failed to make a 3-pointer was Jan. 18, 2000, at Brown, when the team missed all 12 3-point attempts. New Hampshire was one shy of the school’s record for most trifectas attempted in a game with 34 Wednesday vs. Maine.

LEADING THE PACK FROM BEYOND THE ARC     
    The Wildcats lead the America East conference in 3-point percentage at .342 (138-of-403). New Hampshire, with 138 on the season, ranks second in the conference in shots made from beyond the 3-point arc.

CERNIGLIA SEEING DOUBLE
    Senior guard Ashley Cerniglia (Pittsford, N.Y.) posted her first career double-double with 22 points and 12 rebounds in the Wildcats' game against Boston U. (Jan. 26). With 19 points and a team-high 11 boards in the Wildcats' win over Maine, Cerniglia earned her second consecutive double-double.

CAREER DAY FOR CERNIGLIA
    Senior captain Ashley Cerniglia (Pittsford, N.Y.) had a career day and earned her first career double-double, leading the Wildcats against Boston University on Jan. 26. Cerniglia, who was named America East Player of the Game, notched career highs in points (22), rebounds, (12), 3-pointers (6), and assists (5) to lead the team in scoring and rebounding. The guard set her previous career high in points while hosting the Terriers last January.

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