Thereâs only one freshman on the Elon University womenâs basketball team this year, and according to senior guard Josepha Mbouma, the Phoenix may have found a gem. âIf weâre only to have one freshman, we got the perfect one,â Mbouma said. The âperfect oneâ is guard/forward Nikki McDonald, who ...
Elon University womenâs basketball coach Charlotte Smith threw Shay Burnett and Malaya Johnson, the teamâs two freshmen, right into the fire last year. And they produced. Burnett, a guard, led the team in scoring at 10.5 points per game, and Johnson, a forward averaged 7.5 points and 4.8 rebounds ...
Even as the new season is set to begin for the Elon University women’s basketball team, there has been a focus on the way last season ended. In the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Tournament semifinals, the Phoenix faced off against James Madison University, and had multiple chances to win the game late. But Elon was unable to make three potentially tying baskets in the final minute, including two 3-point tries from senior forward Same Coffer ’15 in the last 20 seconds, and lost 63-60. The Dukes would go on to win the CAA championship the next day, leaving an image that head coach Charlotte Smith decided to use. “Last year, after the season, Coach Smith actually put posters on our lockers of JMU holding up the trophy,” said senior guard Josepha Mbouma.
The Elon University women’s basketball team’s huge second half carried the Phoenix to a 70-27 blowout victory over Winston-Salem State University in an exhibition contest Nov. 8
She joined the Elon University women’s basketball team as a walk-on and played for one minute during her entire freshman season.
The Elon University women’s basketball team made its first appearance in the Women’s National Invitational Tournament on Thursday against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.
The Elon University women’s basketball team fell to No. 1 seed James Madison University Saturday, 63-60 in the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament semifinals.
The Elon University women’s basketball team fell to No. 1 seed James Madison University on Saturday, 63-60.
As the Colonial Athletic Association Men’s Basketball Tournament comes to a close, it is time to look forward to the CAA Women’s Basketball Tournament held in Upper Marlboro, Maryland March 12-15. A number of teams ranked in the middle of a crowded CAA pack that all yielded similar conference records.
Alumni Gym was crowded as the Elon University women’s basketball team took the floor against the Delaware University Blue Hens.
For the second time this season, the Elon women's basketball team went into overtime -- and for the second time in as many tries, freshman Shay Burnett took over as the Phoenix defeated Delaware 77-76 Wednesday, Mar.
The Elon University women’s basketball team defeated Delaware on Wednesday, 77-76. The win marked back-to-back victories for the Phoenix, and honored the seniors, who combined for 26 points in the game. “I’m just proud of all the memories we’ve created here,” said head coach Charlotte Smith.
The Elon University women’s basketball team defeated Hofstra University 64-58 on Sunday. Despite having a 24-point lead at the half, the Phoenix narrowly hung on to defeat the surging Pride. The Phoenix started the game on a 9-2 run, and led by as many as 26 points in the first half.
The Elon University women’s basketball team lost to Drexel University on Friday, 54-51. The Phoenix struggled from the field, shooting just 36 percent. The teams fought for control in the first half, with Drexel leading by as many as six with 12:00 remaining.
The Elon University women’s basketball team defeated the College of William and Mary Tribe, 64-60 on Sunday, Feb.
For the second consecutive game, a late surge propelled the Elon Women's Basketball team to victory, this time claiming a 64-60 win over William and Mary in Alumni Gym on Feb.
The Elon University women’s basketball team put a halt to its two-game losing streak on Thursday, Feb.
Five seconds remained in the Elon University women’s basketball game against Hofstra University on Sunday, Feb.
The Hofstra University Pride defeated the Elon University women’s basketball team on Sunday, 55-53. With five seconds remaining in the game, Pride forward Anjie White scored the go-ahead layup that would ultimately be the deciding factor in the game.
Despite a late rally, the Elon University women’s basketball team fell to the UNC-Wilmington Seahawks Thursday, 86-82. The Phoenix thrived in the paint, scoring 52 points.