BURLINGTON, VT. - Sophomore forward Aubrey Danen (Oconomowoc, Wisc.) scored 21 points and pulled down six rebounds, but the University of Vermont recorded a 63-51 victory Thursday night against the Univeristy of New Hampshire at Patrick Gymnasium.
UNH, which fell to 10-10 overall and 5-6 in America East, shot just 31.5% from the floor for the game, which included 6-for-26 from 3-point range; the 26 attempts is a school record.
UVM (15-4, 8-2) led 29-20 at the half and maintained its cushion through the second half by making 12 of 25 field goal attempts. The Catamounts shot 41.1% overall.
UNH senior center Orsi Farkas (Budapest, Hungary) grabbed 12 rebounds but was limited to four points and only four field goal attempts in 38 minutes. Her only field goal was the 500th of her career. Danen was 6 of 10 from the floor and made a career-high eight free throws.
Vermont was led by the frontcourt tandem of Karalyn Church (23 points) and Morgan Hall (18 points). Both players finished with nine rebounds.
UNH continues its road swing Feb. 5 (7 p.m.) at the University of Hartford. The next Wildcat home game is Feb. 18 vs. Drexel University. Game time at Lundholm Gymnasium is 7 p.m.