PHILADELPHIA - The Saint Joseph’s women's basketball begins a two-game homestand to cap the non-conference portion of its schedule starting Thursday versus Hofstra at 5 p.m.
Thursday's game will be streamed on the Atlantic 10 Network via a subscription or 24-hour pass purchase.
GAME STORIES . . .
• Thursday is the second of three consecutive games versus Colonial Athletic Association opponents for the Hawks. Saint Joseph’s is coming off a 60-49 loss at city rival Drexel on Sunday and host James Madison next Wednesday (Dec. 28).
• Thursday’s contest is the first of two games at Hagan Arena as the Saint Joseph’s men’s basketball team hosts Lafayette in the nightcap.
• The Hawks and Pride are meeting for just the fourth time, with SJU holding a 2-1 edge in the all-time series.
• Hofstra topped the Hawks in the previous game, 75-62, on December 5, 2015 at the Mack Sports Complex.
• Saint Joseph’s is coming off a season-low 49 points at Drexel on Sunday, despite having three Hawks finish in double figures (Chelsea Woods - 14, Adashia Franklyn - 10, Alyssa Monaghan - 10).
• Woods is closing in on Saint Joseph’s all-time leaders in rebounding as she enters Thursday with 427 boards, just 18 shy of Ayahnna Cornish ‘07 in 25th place (445).
• Saint Joseph’s is currently averaging an assist on 66.0 percent of its field goals as the Hawks are handing out 15 helpers on 22.7 field goals made per game.
Series History Saint Joseph’s vs. Hofstra
All-Time Series: SJU Leads 2-1
Last Meeting: 12/5/15, Hofstra, 75-62
Last SJU Win: 12/10/13, 73-60
Last Hofstra Win: 12/5/15, 75-62
Current SJU Streak: L-1