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SCOUTING NEW HAMPSHIRE (6-20, 4-8 AE)
New Hampshire dropped its lone game of the week, an America East contest at Vermont, 70-48 … The Wildcats were led in scoring (22) and rebounding (10) by Candace Williams (Norfolk, Mass.), who earned her ninth double-double of the season in the game -- the most of any America East player … Also posting in double-figures for the Wildcats was Lauren Wells (West Chester, Pa.), who posted ten points to go along with two assists and a block … Williams, the Wildcats leading scorer and rebounder, tops the America East in rebounding (8 rpg) and is third in scoring (16 ppg).
SCOUTING STONY BROOK (6-18, 4-8 AE)
Stony Brook is coming into tonight's game on a two-game losing streak, with its most recent loss coming at UMBC, a 77-58 decision ... The Seawolves aslo fell to Vermont, 69-53 ... Jeter, who has led the Seawolves in scoring in each of the past six games, has earned back-to-back 20-plus point efforts .. She posted 25 points and pulled down 11 rebounds at UMBC after delivering 23 against Vermont ... The Seawolves most-recent win came at home against Binghamton, 62-51, as four players posted in double-figures for Stony Brook ... Jeter, who posted a double-double in the game (14p, 11r) has earned a double-double in two of the past three games ... The Seawolves have garnered one America East road game this season, a 64-56 deicision at Maine.
AMONG ELITE COMPANY
By posting 17 points at Maine (Feb. 12), junior Amy Simpson (Waterford, Conn.) cracked into the Wildcats list of top-20 career scorers. The guard currently has 827 points in her career, which ranks 18th on the top-20 points list.
LIGHTING UP THE LEAGUE
Junior Candace Williams (Norfolk, Mass.) is one of just two players in the America East conference to rank in the top three in both scoring and rebounding. She is the conference leader in rebounding (7.9 rpg) and is third in scoring, averaging 16.1 points per game.
‘CATS BLOCK PARTY
Three Wildcat players recently jumped on to UNH’s career blocks list. Sophomore center Jill McDonald (Middlebury, Vt.), with 53 career blocks is seventh on the list. Juniors Chrissy Hall (Northbridge, Mass.), with 40 , and Amy Simpson (Waterford, Conn.), with 36, are in the 15th and 17th spots, respectively. McDonald, who recently matched her career high in blocks for the third time this year with four against Stony Brook (Jan. 21), has registered multiple blocks in 12 games this season.
For the first time this season the Wildcats were perfect from the charity stripe, as they went 11-for-11 at Vermont (Feb. 22). Junior Candace Williams (Norfolk, Mass.) hit all nine shots from the free throw line and freshman Lauren Wells (West Chester, Pa.) drained two in the game for the Wildcats. The last time the Wildcats were perfect from the line was when they went 10 of 10 against Albany on Jan. 5, 2008.