Iiskola will compete for Finland in Second Qualification Round for EuroBasket 2015.
Tori Rule tallied a game-high 27 points; Evi Iiskola chipped in a career-best 21 points.
Friars will face the Pirates in the first round of the BIG EAST Tournament on March 8.
Friars host the Red Storm on March 3 at 7 p.m. in Alumni Hall.
Friars travel to Georgetown for final regular-season road game on March 1.
2013-14:Played 29 games and appeared in the starting line-up each time... Averaged 9.4 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game... Scored a career-best 21 points vs. Seton Hall in the first round of the BIG EAST Tournment (3/8) on 6-of-8 shooting, including 4-of-5 from three-point territory... Her four three-point field goals vs. the Pirates marked a career-best... Finished the season ranked first among her teammates in free-throw percentage (.779, 74-95), three-point percentage (.390, 16-41) and field-goal percentage (.467, 91-195)...Reached double figures 12 times and posted one double-digit rebounding game... Recorded the second double-double of her career against UMass Lowell (11/9) with 19 points and 10 rebounds... She shot 5-11 from the field and 8-9 from the free-throw line, and also matched her career high with two blocked shots... Dished a season-best three assists against Hartford (11/20) and Dayton (12/18)... Collected a season-high two steals in games vs. Hartford (11/20) and Arizona State (11/23)... Shot better than 50-percent in 16 games, including five games at 70-percent or better... During the summer (2014), played for the Finnish National Team in the Second Qualification Round for EuroBasket 2015.
2012-13: One of only two players on the roster to start each of the Friars' 30 games... Averaged 5.5 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game... Recorded five points, three rebounds and one assist during the first round of the BIG EAST Women's Basketball Championship vs. Georgetown on March 8... Recorded eight points, five rebounds and one assist against Villanova on March 2... Led the Friars in rebounding against Seton Hall on February 20, with six boards... Against USF on February 10, she finished second on the team with eight rebounds and added 10 points, three assists and one steal... Dished a career-high four assists against No. 2/3 Notre Dame on January 26... Also added four points, two rebounds and one steal... Posted her first double-double of the season against Iona (11/28) with 10 points and a career-best 10 boards... Also added two assists, two blocks and two steals against the Gaels... Tallied a career-high 14 points and added six rebounds against Akron on November 24... Her 14 points marked the first double-digit scoring game of her career ... Recorded five double-digit scoring games overall... In her BIG EAST Conference debut against Georgetown on January 5 she tallied 11 points on 4-5 shooting from the field, including 2-2 from three-point territory... Followed with seven points, four rebounds and three steals against No. 15/13 Louisville on January 12... Recorded seven points, three rebounds, two assists and one steal in her collegiate debut vs. Drexel on November 9... Scored five of her seven points in the final 3:37 of the game... Led the team in rebounding during three games on the year... Finished the season second on the team in minutes played with 1,027...Set a program record for minutes played by a freshman... Mandy Saunders `98 set the previous record for minutes played as a freshman with 997.
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: First foreign-born player to compete for the Friar women's basketball team since Aga Lorenc `08 (Lubycza, Poland)... Member of the Finnish National Team (2011-12)... Saw action in 17 games with the National Team averaging 4.5 points and 1.8 rebounds per game... Played for the U-18 National Team (2008-09), averaging 15.9 points and 6.2 rebounds per contest... Competed in 102 International games in her career... Member of Tapiolan Honka (2000-12)... Earned All-Star recognition at the 2011 European B Division Championships... Member of Espoo Women's League Team (2008-12)... Played in 24 games with Espoo, averaging 9.0 points and 6.3 rebounds per game... Helped guide her team to the Division A European Championships (2009)... Third-Team All-Star (2009).
PERSONAL: Daughter of Satu and Antti Iiskola... Born March 28, 1993... Has a younger brother, Anton, and a younger sister, Elena... Management major.
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