Njonkou was one of five Wildcats to score in double-figures. Senior Joy Hollingsworth posted 12 points and eight rebounds, and junior Jessica Arnold tallied 11 points. Sophomore Whitney Fields and freshman Rheya Neabors chipped in with 10 points apiece.
“I’m very pleased that we won our first game and our home opener,” head coach Joan Bonvicini said. “I think we showed that we have a lot of weapons and a lot of different lineups that we can use.”
Senior Claire Barry led a depleted
The Wildcats opened the game shooting 3-of-9 from the field, and led NSU 9-7 at the 15:39 mark. Arizona built a 20-10 lead on a layup by junior Suzy Bofia at 12:32, before finishing the first half on a 22-6 run to lead 42-16 at halftime.
UA scored the first five points of the second half to take a 47-16 lead at 18:19, and finished the half with a 9-3 run to win by 42 points, the Wildcats’ biggest advantage of the game.
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