12 Erica Schiefen
12 Erica Schiefen
Height: 6-0
Year: Senior
Hometown: Elmira Heights, N.Y.
High School: Thomas A. Edison
Position: F
As A Bonnie
Stepped into the starting lineup last season after coming off the bench as a sophomore and freshman ... increased scoring average by more than three points (3.1) during third season with the Brown and White ... shoots at a high percentage from beyond the arc ... provides the Bonnies with a match-up nightmare for opposing forwards with ability to play on the perimeter ... developed into one of the premier post defenders in the Atlantic 10 ... improved rebounder in the paint ... owns career averages of 5.5 points and 3.2 boards in 85 career contests ... has reached the double digit plateau in 14 contests.


As A Junior (2007-08) - Game-by-Game Stats | Photo Gallery
Joined the starting five in 29 of 30 contests ... enjoyed a career year with personal-highs in points (7.6) and rebounds (3.9) per game ... finished tied for third on the club in scoring and second in both three-pointers (44) and three-point field goal percentage (36.4) ... also ranked 12th in the conference in shooting percentage from behind the arc ... improved points production in Atlantic 10 action with a per contest average of 8.5 tallies ... reached the double digit mark in 10 games ... collected at least seven boards on eight occasions ... knocked down at least one triple in 23 different games ... exploded out of the opening tip with five double figure scoring efforts in the first eight contests of the year ... started the season by matching a previous career-high of 12 points in 28 minutes of action at Kent State (Nov. 11) ... established new personal-bests in points (14), rebounds (8), made free throws (5) and minutes (37) in a victory over Albany (Nov. 13) ... returned to Elmira to take on Binghamton (Nov. 17) and turned in an all-around effort of eight points and seven rebounds ... connected on three triples against Big 4 rival Niagara (Nov. 20) en route to a 12-point and eight-board performance ... matched a season-best of eight caroms at Bowling Green (Nov. 24) to go along with 11 tallies ... shot 2-for-2 from three in round two against Binghamton (Dec. 29) to tally 10 points ... opened conference play by grabbing seven rebounds in three of the first four league contests ... collected seven caroms at Rhode Island (Jan. 19) with five on the offensive glass ... chipped in with sevens in points and rebounds vs. Fordham (Jan. 23) ... just missed the double digit mark at La Salle (Jan. 26) with nine points and five rebounds ... made a trio of trifectas against Richmond (Feb. 6) en route to an 11-point outing ... registered 12 points and eight rebounds to spur the Bonnies to an upset victory over George Washington (Feb. 16) on Bob Lanier Court ... also canned four three-pointers against the Colonials ... clinched a comeback win vs. Saint Louis (Feb. 24) by converting a lay-up with six seconds remaining on the clock ... tallied nine points against the Billikens ... connected on 3-of-6 shots from three-point land at Massachusetts (Feb. 27) for 13 points ... nailed four three-pointers to start the second half in a near come-from-behind win against Xavier (March 1) ... finished the regular season by connecting on a scorching 48.9 percent from three ... half of Schiefen's 44 total triples fell through the net in the final 10 league contests.


As A Sophomore (2006-07) - Game-by-Game Stats | Photo Gallery
Saw action in all 31 games, including five starts to begin the season ... averaged 19.3 minutes per game off the Bonnies' bench ... finished with season totals of 4.5 points and 2.9 rebounds per game ... shot 79.5 percent (31-39) from the stripe, including a streak of 17-straight ... second on the team in field goal percentage (42.4%) during conference play ... recorded three double figure scoring efforts in A-10 action ... notched consecutive 10+ point efforts in contests against LaSalle (Jan. 18) and Richmond (Jan. 21) ... grabbed a rebound in all but two games ... registered nine points and six boards in the season opening win over Siena (Nov. 11) ... averaged seven points and three caroms at the St. Bona Shootout ... filled out the stat sheet with six points, four rebounds and a career-best five assists vs. Pittsburgh (Nov. 21) in a season-high 32 minutes ... recorded five points on 2-of-4 shooting from the field vs. nationally ranked Bowling Green (Dec. 9) ... notched consecutive six-point efforts in wins over Cornell (Dec. 29) and Rider (Dec. 30) at the Wagner Holiday Tournament ... tied a career and season-best with six rebounds vs. Duquesne (Jan. 9) ... nailed two three-pointers en route to a 10 point night vs. LaSalle (Jan. 18) ... set a season-high in points with 12, including 10 in the second half, in a overtime victory at Richmond (Jan. 21) in the next contest ... had eight points on 4-of-7 shooting from the field in a win at Fordham (Jan. 26) ... scored nine second half points at Saint Louis (Feb. 8) and finished with 11 off the bench ... posted eight points vs. Temple (Mar. 3) in the season finale. As A Freshman (2005-06) - Game-by-Game Stats
Appeared in the first 24 games before missing the final three contests with an ankle injury ... averaged 4.1 points and 2.7 rebounds per game ... shot a team-best 43 percent (41-95) from the field, including a 52 percent clip during non-conference play ... scored five or more points eight times ... recorded a field goal in 23 games ... led the Bonnies in rebounding on two occasions ... ranked third on the team with 31 offensive rebounds ... established then career-highs in points (10) and rebounds (7) against Big 4 rival Canisius (Dec. 17) ... turned in best performance of A-10 play with nine points and five rebounds in 28 minutes against Saint Joseph's (Jan. 6) ... played first two collegiate games in her hometown of Elmira during the St. Bona Shootout, averaging seven points and three rebounds ... scored six points and dished out a season-high four assists in a win over Niagara (Dec. 6) that gave St. Bonaventure its best start in school history (5-0).


High School
Named Class C All-New York State in 2003, 2004 and 2005 ... earned Twin Tiers Player of the Year honors in both junior and senior seasons at Thomas Edison High School ... selected as the Interscholastic Athletic Conference division MVP in 2004-05 ... set Edison High records (girls and boys) for career points (1,530) and rebounds (1,088) ... also established school records for three-pointers in a career (100) and season (49) and blocked shots in a career (144), season (72) and single game (8) ... as a member of the varsity, Edison High posted a record of 81-24 with three IAC division titles and five straight Section IV playoff berths ... as a senior in 2004-05, she averaged 17.2 points, 12.3 rebounds, 3.4 blocked shots, 3.4 steals and 3.1 assists per game ... Edison finished with a 16-2 overall record ... as a junior in 2003-04, Schiefen averaged 19.6 points, 10.8 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 3.2 steals per game ... led Edison to a 13-5 overall record and a 9-1 record in league play in 2003-04. Personal
Born on July 14, 1987 ... daughter of Tracy and Jim Schiefen ... has two younger brothers, Patrick (19) and Jonathan (18) ... has one older sister, Jamie (23) ... valedictorian of Edison High's Class of 2005 ... also participated in track & field in high school and qualified for the New York State meet in the discus, finishing third in the state in 2005 ... broke a 28-year old school record in the discus with a toss of 128'3" during a regular season meet ... named the 2004-05 Twin Tiers Female Athlete of the Year by the Elmira Star Gazette and Elmira Kiwanis Club ... member of the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.5 GPA or higher) and Dean's List in the last three years ... biology major.
CAREER HIGHS
Points14Twice
Rebounds8Three Times
Assists5vs. Pittsburgh (Nov. 21, 2006)
Blocks1Nine Times
Steals2Twice
Field Goals5Twice
Field Goals Attempted14vs. George Washington (Feb. 16, 2008)
Free Throws5vs. Albany (Nov. 13, 2007)
Free Throws Attempted7vs. Albany (Nov. 13, 2007)
3-Pt Field Goals4Twice
3-Pt Field Goals Attempted11vs. George Washington (Feb. 16, 2008)
Minutes37vs. Albany (Nov. 13, 2007)

ERICA SCHIEFEN'S CAREER STATISTICS
YearG/GSMin/AvgFG-APct3PT-APctFT-APctRebAstTOBlkStPtsAvg
05-0624-0435/18.141-95.4325-16.31311-18.61165131646984.1
06-0731-5598/19.350-138.3629-35.25731-39.795892931221404.5
07-0830-29810/27.073-220.33244-121.36437-51.72511823427132277.6
Tot.85-341,843/21.7164-453.36258-172.33779-108.731272658913214655.4