– Junior guard Cara Enright buried a three-pointer from the right wing with no time left on the clock to pull the Army Black Knights past the University of New Hampshire, 54-51, in non-conference women’s basketball action Wednesday evening at Christl Arena.
    The Black Knights improve to 4-1 overall while the Wildcats slip to 1-2 on the season.
New Hampshire shot .435 in the game (20 of 46) and was 6-for-6 at the free throw line.  Army shot .310 (18 of 58) and was 12-for-12 at the charity stripe.
    New Hampshire held the lead throughout most of the first half.  Down 5-4, freshman guard Amy Simpson (Waterford, Conn.) posted a lay up at 15:11 that began a 12-0 Wildcat advantage.   New Hampshire led by as many as 11 points with 11:23 remaining.  The Wildcats outscored the Black Knights 11-8 on turnovers. 
    At the half, New Hampshire shot .333 from the field (8 of 24) and led 22-18.  Army’s offense struggled and shot .207 from the field (6 of 29).
    In the second half, Army slowly chipped at the lead and eventually tied the game at 34 with 12:14 remaining.  The teams exchanged the lead four more times before sophomore forward Megan Evans sank two free throws for the Black Knights to tie the game and eventually take a 45-44 lead with 4:04 on the clock.
    With eight seconds remaining in the game, senior forward Danielle Clark (Corinna, Maine) found room for a shot and swished a three-pointer to tie the game 51-51.  Army gained possession and dribbled the ball down the end of the court before junior guard Margaree King flicked a pass to Enright for the game-winner.
    Enright led all scorers with 22 points while teammate Evans registered a double-double for Army, scoring 10 points with 14 rebounds.
    Clark finished with 14 points for New Hampshire.  Senior forward Ray Williams (Mississauga, Ontario) scored 12 points and junior forward Ashley Cerniglia (Pittsford, N.Y.) scored 11 for the Wildcats.
    New Hampshire continues non-conference play when it hosts Metro Atlantic Conference member Iona College on November 26 at 1 p.m. at Lundholm Gymnasium.

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