SAINT JOSEPH’S HAWKS (10-11, 5-4 A-10) vs. GEORGE MASON PATRIOTS (17-6, 6-3 A-10)
February 4, 2018 • 4:00 p.m.
Hagan Arena • Philadelphia, Pa.
PROBABLE HAWK STARTERS
F - Adashia Franklyn (Sr.) – 10.3 ppg, 8.2 rpg
F - Amanda Fioravanti (Grad.) – 10.0 ppg, 6.0 rpg
G - Jaryn Garner (Grad.) – 1.5 ppg, 3.5 rpg
G - Kristalyn Baisden (Jr.) – 5.4 ppg, 1.0 rpg
G - Alyssa Monaghan (Jr.) – 11.4 ppg, 4.2 apg
ABOUT THE HAWKS
• Saint Joseph's begins a two-game homestand starting Sunday versus George Mason.
• Sunday’s contests between the Hawks and Patriots will be televised nationally on the CBS Sports Network.
• SJU is hosting its annual Alumnae Day on Sunday, with former Hawk standouts gathering for an alumnae game and reception prior to tip.
• Graduate student Amanda Fioravanti has averaged 13.5 ppg over the last four contests.
• Sunday marks the 14th time in program history in which the Hawks have played on Super Bowl Sunday.
• Saint Joseph’s has posted a 9-4 record in its previous contests on Super Bowl Sunday, with the AFC besting the NFC 10 times in those 13 instances.
• The last time the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots met in the Super Bowl (February 6, 2005), the Hawks topped Rhode Island, 69-65.
LAST TIME OUT
• Saint Joseph’s is looking to bounce back from a 56-54 setback at VCU on Wednesday.
• The Hawks got a team-high 14 points apiece from senior Adashia Franklyn and junior Alyssa Monaghan versus the Rams, but were without their top-two scorers in senior Chelsea Woods and junior Sarah Veilleux.
SJU VERSUS GEORGE MASON
• Sunday marks the 12th meeting between SJU and George Mason, with the Hawks holding a 9-2 edge in the all-time series
• Saint Joseph's is 4-1 all-time at home versus George Mason, and is 2-0 at Hagan Arena versus the Patriots.
• The Hawks won last year’s matchup, 57-53, in overtime as Chelsea Woods scored six of her game-high 20 points in the extra frame.
• SJU head coach Cindy Griffin is 7-2 all-time versus George Mason.
• February 7, 2018 vs. Rhode Island. The Hawks remain home to host Rhode Island on Wednesday at 7 p.m.
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