LOUDONVILLE, NY - Siena Women's Basketball hosts Fairfield at the Alumni Recreation Center in a Monday matchup at 7 p.m. This is the first contest held at the ARC since Iona on January 4.
Chris Watson and Steve Amedio have the call beginning with pregame coverage at 6:30 p.m. locally on WVCR 88.3 FM "The Saint" and through SienaAllAccess.com. Click on corresponding links at the top of the page to follow the action online. Follow @SienaWomenshoop on twitter for courtside updates and join in the conversation using #SienaSaints and #MAACHoops.
Fairfield leads the series 40-30 and has won seven of the last 10 meetings. Within those 10 meetings, when playing at the Alumni Recreation Center the Stags hold a 3-1 advantage. However, the Saints won the last matchup played at the ARC, 67-52. The average score difference in meetings played in Loudonville is 11.5 points.
Siena enters the contest on a two-game winning streak, their third two-game winning streak this season. The Saints last defeated Iona at the Hynes Athletic Center in New Rochelle, New York 70-48. This is the third time in the season Siena will play three-games in a seven day span. The first time the Saints went 1-2 and the second time Siena went 2-1 and are 2-0 in this current frame. Senior guard Kollyns Scarbrough is leading the team averaging 16.6 points per game. Over the past six games, Scarbrough is averaging 22.3 points per game. Marilena Gerostergiou came off the bench at Iona and knocked down 11 points, with nine of her points coming in the final frame.
Fairfield enters the contest on a one-game losing streak after falling to Quinnipiac 77-45 in Hamden, Connecticut. Against the Bobcats, the Stags had their best shooting night from long range of the season, connecting on 50-percent, including six of their first 10 chances. Samantha Cooper leads the Stags averaging a double-double with 14 points per game and 10.3 rebounds per game.
In addition to watching and listening to the game, read both teams' game notes, and follow the action through the live stats by clicking the corresponding links at the top of the page. Social media updates will be provided courtside by following Siena Women's Basketball's official twitter account @SienaWomensHoop. Join the conversation by using the hashtags #SienaSaints #MAACHoops and #MarchOn.