Women's Basketball


SPORTS 3/4/15 11:41pm

Elon knocks off Delaware in overtime thriller

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.


NEWS 3/4/15 11:22pm

Women’s basketball wins overtime thriller on senior night

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.


NEWS 3/1/15 6:55pm

Elon bests Hofsra in final road game of the season

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.


SPORTS 2/12/15 10:59pm

Late surge from Elon not enough to top UNCW

A last second surge from the Elon Women's Basketball was not enough as the Phoenix fell to UNCW 86-82 on Thursday night. Elon trailed for much of the game, but was able to pull it within striking distance with moments to go.


NEWS 1/21/15 9:21pm

Johnson adds power, poise to blossoming Elon lineup

From one court to another, Malaya Johnson has added an undeniable spark to the Elon University women’s basketball team. After playing basketball and volleyball in high school, Johnson decided to focus on basketball has had an immediate impact on the team’s performance, averaging 8.8 points and 4.9 rebounds per game.


NEWS 1/21/15 7:02pm

Team play, depth leading to Elon victories

The transition from the Southern Conference to the Colonial Athletic Association has not yet proven too difficult a challenge for the Elon University women’s basketball team. After a semifinal loss to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in the Southern Conference Tournament last season, the Phoenix knew it would need to prove itself moving into the Colonial Athletic Association.


SPORTS 1/18/15 4:51pm

Strong second half propels Elon over Towson

A strong second half propelled the Elon University Women's Basketball team to a 58-43 win over the visiting Towson Tigers on Sunday afternoon. With the victory, Elon is now 4-2 in Colonial Athletic Association play, and 11-6 overall.