#8 SAINT JOSEPH'S HAWKS (12-18) 
vs.
#1 VCU RAMS (21-8)
Atlantic 10 Championship Quarterfinals
March 8, 2019 • 11:00 a.m. 
A.J. Palumbo Center • Pittsburgh, Pa.

STREAM: ESPN+
@SJUHawks_WBB | GAME NOTES
ATLANTIC 10 CHAMPIONSHIP BRACKET

PROBABLE HAWK STARTERS
G - Alyssa Monaghan (Sr.) – 14.7 ppg, 3.3 apg
G - Kristalyn Baisden (Sr.) - 8.1 ppg, 1.6 rpg
G - Lula Roig (So.) – 6.2 ppg, 3.3 rpg
G - Katie Jekot (R-Fr.) - 7.5 ppg, 3.3 rpg
F - Whisper Fisher (Sr.) – 3.9 ppg, 4.3 rpg

THE MATCHUP
Series vs. VCU: Saint Joseph's leads 9-8
First Meeting: 11/19/06, VCU, 60-59
Last Meeting: 2/3/19, VCU, 65-47
Last Saint Joseph's Win: 2/27/18, 72-63
Coach Griffin vs. VCU: 9-8

ABOUT THE HAWKS
• Eighth seed Saint Joseph's takes on top seed VCU on Friday in the Quarterfinals of the 2019 Atlantic 10 Championship at the A.J. Palumbo Center.
• The Hawks are making their 37th A-10 Championship appearance and are 49-33 all-time in A-10 Championship play.
• Saint Joseph’s has won the A-10 Championship three times (1997, 1999, 2013).
• The Hawks are coming off a 61-49 victory over ninth seed George Washington on Tuesday in the First Round of the A-10 Championship at Hagan Arena.
• Saint Joseph’s holds a slim 9-8 edge in the all-time series, but the Rams have won three of the last four contests.
• The Hawks and Rams are meeting for the third time this year, with VCU having won the previous two games - 59-40 at home and 65-47 at Hagan Arena.
• Friday will mark the first time the Hawks have faced VCU in the A-10 Championship Quarterfinals.
• Friday’s game will be streamed live on ESPN+, with Saturday’s Semifinals airing nationally on CBS Sports Network. The title game of the A-10 Championship will be televised at noon on Sunday on ESPNU.
• Saint Joseph’s senior Alyssa Monaghan collected some hardware on Thursday as she was named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team.
• Redshirt freshman Katie Jekot was named to the Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team.
• Playing all 40 minutes against George Washington on Tuesday, Monaghan passed Kim Foley’s record for minutes played in a career (4,053), a mark that has stood since 1989. Monaghan has currently played 4,077 minutes in a SJU jersey.

NEXT UP
Should Saint Joseph’s win on Friday the Hawks would advance to face either fourth seed Dayton or fifth seed Davidson in the Semifinals on Saturday at 11 a.m.

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