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Iida Ahvenainen Joins WBB Roster

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Iida Ahvenainen Joins WBB Roster

September 28, 2015 - 03:15
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Iida Ahvenainen Joins WBB Roster

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Iona College women’s basketball Head Coach Billi Godsey, and her staff, have announced the addition of Iida Ahvenainen to the 2015-16 roster.

Ahvenainen hails from Finland, where she most recently played in the Women’s U19 league for team Peli-Karhut. During her 2014-15 campaign, the 5’10” forward played in 16 games, averaging 20.3 points per game, shooting 39 percent from the floor, and 16 percent from beyond the arc.

Ahvenainen also grabbed 6.8 rebounds per contest, and kicked in 2.1 assists per game.

At the conclusion of the season, Ahvenainen ranked first in the league in PPG, tenth in REB/game, and seventh in effectiveness with a 15.4 rating.

“Iida is a very talented guard who gives us some depth at the point guard and shooting guard position,” states coach Godsey. “Iida works extremely hard and will fight to get into the rotation immediately.”