Women's Basketball

Late surge from Elon not enough to top UNCW

2/12/15 10:59pm

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.

Elon fights early, falls to JMU

1/31/15 12:20pm

The Elon University women’s basketball team kept a close game throughout its match-up against the, league leading, James Madison University Dukes on Friday, Jan.

Johnson adds power, poise to blossoming Elon lineup

1/21/15 9:21pm

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.

Team play, depth leading to Elon victories

1/21/15 7:02pm

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.

Strong second half propels Elon over Towson

1/18/15 4:51pm

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.

Turnovers, offensive struggles haunt Phoenix in 68-51 loss to James Madison

1/15/15 11:13pm

It was a night filled with offensive inconsistency and a struggle for points for the Elon University women’s basketball team in its Thursday night match-up against the James Madison University Dukes. The Phoenix, coming off a four-day break, could not seem to find a way to contest the offensive output put forth by the Dukes in a 68-51 loss. “The outcome of this game could have been a lot different if we cut down on turnovers.” Head coach Charlotte Smith said.

Elon closes out 2014 with a 62-46 win over Lenoir-Rhyne

1/1/15 12:16pm

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.

Johnson scores 22 as Elon women defeat Campbell

12/17/14 11:35pm

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.

Elon women come up empty-handed against Vanderbilt

12/14/14 6:03pm

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.