Nov. 30, 2010
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -
Saint Joseph's women's basketball team returns to the hardwood this Wednesday for a noon start at Lehigh. The game, set for a noon start, will be broadcast live from Stabler Arena on the Saint Joseph's Sports Network.
Saint Joseph's Game Notes
GAME STORIES . . .
Saint Joseph's and Lehigh meet for the 10th time come Wednesday with the Hawks holding an 8-1 series advantage.
The Hawks are coming off their first loss of the season last Tuesday at Drexel after opening the season with three-straight wins.
The eight days between Saint Joseph's game against the Dragons and Wednesday's game at Lehigh is the largest break between games this season for SJU.
The Hawks have opened the season with a 3-0 record for the 10th time in team history. Eight of the nine previous SJU teams earned a postseason berth, with the 1984-85 squad opening the year with a record 10-straight wins and earning the program's first NCAA bid.
Saint Joseph's two road victories so far this year are one more than the Hawks won on the road last year during the non-conference slate as they posted a 1-4 mark and finished the year with a 4-8 road record.
The 2010-11 season marks the 38th year of Division I women's basketball at Saint Joseph's. The Hawks are seven wins shy of 700, having posted a 693-361 all-time record.
Series History - Saint Joseph's vs. Lehigh
All-Time Series: SJU Leads 8-1
Last Meeting: 71-63, SJU, 11/16/08
Last SJU Win: 71-63, 11/16/08
Last Lehigh Win: 68-66, 11/29/04
Current SJU Streak: W-2
Lehigh and Saint Joseph's meets for the 10th time, with the Hawks holding a 8-1 series edge and having prevailed in the past two contests...Lehigh is 0-5 at home against SJU, with the Mountain Hawks' lone win coming at Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse during the 2004-05 season.