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Chargers Snap Losing Streak in 63-46 Win Over St. Anselm

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WEST HAVEN, Conn. – The University of New Haven women’s basketball team defeated Saint Anselm College 63-46 Saturday afternoon at Charger Gymnasium. With the win, the Chargers snap an eight-game losing streak and improve to 8-10 overall, 6-7 in the Northeast-10 Conference, while the Hawks fall to 7-11 overall and 4-9 in the NE-10.

The Chargers opened up the game on a three pointer from freshman Olivia DeMarco. Both teams were evenly matched for the first eight minutes of the game. The Chargers tied the game 10-10 on a layup from senior Helin Marte. At the 8:55 mark, DeMarco hit another three to put New Haven up by eight, their largest lead of the half. The Chargers then went on a 6-0 run to close the first half.

The Chargers opened the second half strong as they pushed their lead to 12 at the 14:51 mark from junior Nicole Pollard. The Hawks continued to attack the Chargers and cut the lead to eight on a pair of free throws from Epiphany Smith. However, back-to-back buckets from Dominique Stellmacher pushed the lead back to 11, 42-31, at the 11:39 mark. Saint Anselm hit six-free throws around the four minute mark, and found themselves within five, 49-44.

Stellmacher lead UNH for the game with 15 points. Marte added 14 points, five assists, and three steals. Freshmen forwards DeMarco and Jill Baranger had 11 and 10 points respectively. The Chargers shot 42% from the floor for the game, and forced 29 Hawk turnovers.

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