The Elon University women’s basketball team arrived to Alumni Gym Tuesday, Jan. 6 eager to host its first Colonial Athletic Association game.
The Elon women’s basketball team held the lead for 37:25 in Sunday’s contest against the University of Delaware.
Coming off a strong win on Monday, the Elon women’s basketball team extended its win streak to two games after defeating Lenoir-Rhyne University 62-46 on New Year’s Eve. The winning effort was led by freshman center Malaya Johnson, built off her excellent performance in her last game.
The Elon women’s basketball team put up its finest offensive showing of the season following an eight-day break for the holidays with an 81-71 victory against the Furman University Paladins on Monday, Dec.
The Elon University women’s basketball team gave the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill all it could handle in the first half on Sunday, Dec.
Freshman center Malaya Johnson scored 22 points as the Elon University women’s basketball team rolled past the Campbell University Camels, 77-51. Johnson was hot from all over the court, shooting 83 percent from the field and 66 percent from the free throw line.
The Elon women’s basketball team fell short against Vanderbilt University on Sunday, Dec. 14, at Alumni Gym 66-50. Elon never seemed to get solid footing against their Southeastern Conference opponent, even falling behind 31 points midway through the second half. Senior guard Zora Stephenson had a productive day for the Phoenix, leading the team in total points with 14 to pair with three steals, after an impressive first half showing.
The Elon University women’s basketball team saw a combination of disappointing shooting and undisciplined defense spoil its nonconference tilt at High Point University on Sunday, Nov.
While dorms may have emptied Tuesday as students traveled home for Thanksgiving break, Alumni Gym filled with excitement as the Elon University women’s basketball team fended off the Liberty University Flames by a 73-62 score and captured its first 4-0 start in 17 years. Senior guard Zora Stephenson made a layup five seconds into the game.
Behind an 18-point performance by senior guard Zora Stephenson and a 43 percent shooting night, the Elon University women's basketball team flew past the University of North Carolina at Charlotte 67-54 on Friday night, Nov.
Most freshmen take a redshirt year, some play minimal minutes and very few play valuable roles. The latter is what Elon University head women’s basketball coach Charlotte Smith has done with her talented freshman center Malaya Johnson.
The Elon University women’s basketball team wrapped up a successful opening weekend with a 69-56 victory over The Naval Academy. Head coach Charlotte Smith said the two victories were the result of team-wide improvement.
Chalk it up to first game jitters or early season rustiness. Whatever the reason, the Elon University women’s basketball team was unable to pull away and was pushed to the brink by Division II Anderson University before creating separation late and escaping with a 77-72 win in its season opener Nov.
From the opponent’s standpoint, planning to play the Elon University women’s basketball team has become easier over the last few years. It was expected that Elon’s offense would feature a steady diet of Ali Ford, Kelsey Harris or Zora Stephenson, and not much else. Enter true freshmen Shay Burnett and Malaya Johnson and sophomore transfer Essence Baucom, and gone are the days of an Elon team with limited options. “One of the things as coaches we’re most excited about is the depth,” said Charlotte Smith, who’s entering her fourth year as head coach of the Phoenix.
The Elon University women’s basketball roster enters the 2014-2015 season largely intact from last year. The team includes the Southern Conference Freshman of the Year and sophomore forward Jennifer Rhodes, as well as a member of the Southern Conference All-Freshman team, sophomore guard Lauren Brown. This may spell trouble for the rest of the Colonial Athletic Association, as the Phoenix enters its first year of play in the new conference.
Maddie McCallie grew up surrounded by basketballs and hoops. She developed a passion for the game at an early age, thanks to her mother, Joanne P.
The Elon University women’s basketball team cruised to a 92-49 exhibition victory over Catawba College on Sunday, Nov.
At last year’s “Late Night with the Phoenix,” Elon University men’s basketball coach Matt Matheny made a bold declaration.
Highlights for the Elon University women's basketball team in 2014/2015 include opening Colonial Athletic Association play Jan.
Elon University will play its first women's basketball game in the Colonial Athletic Association Jan.