Fordham Hosts St. Bonaventure in Last Home Game
Feb. 27, 2013
BRONX, N.Y. - After securing the program's first 20 win season in 19 years on Sunday in an overtime thriller against Saint Joe's, the Fordham Rams are back in action on Wednesday night, playing host to the Bonnies of St. Bonaventure University in the Rose Hill Gym.
Wednesday will be the final home game for four Fordham players, as Marah Strickland, Ranait Griff, Charlotte Stoddart and Arielle Collins will all take the floor of the Rose Hill Gym for one final time.
The game could also have a significant impact on seeding in the Atlantic 10 Tournament, with Fordham currently sitting in third place after their win over Saint Joseph's.
SERIES HISTORY: Wednesday night marks the 30th meeting all-time between the Bonnies and the Rams, with the Bonnies holding a 20-9 historical advantage.
St. Bonaventure has won the last seven games of the series, with Fordham's last victory coming in January of 2006.
When playing in the Rose Hill Gym, Fordham holds a 6-8 record against St. Bonventure.
SCOUTING BONA: The Atlantic 10 regular season champs from a year ago, St. Bonaventure is currently in the rebuilding process, having lost three starters from last season when the team went 31-4 and a perfect 14-0 in the A-10.
This season, the Bonnies have struggled to get much of anything going on offense, with only one player averaging double figure scoring and putting up only 54 points per game as a team.
Doris Ortega tops the Bonnies in scoring and rebounding, registering just under 12 points and six boards per game. Ortega is also the leading distributor on the squad, dishing out 2.4 asssists per contest.