Women's Basketball

Elon falls short at Wofford

1/27/14 3:42pm

The Elon University women’s basketball team scratched and clawed its way back from a nine-point deficit with under 13 minutes to play, but ultimately fell three points short, as the Wofford College Terriers eked out a 68-65 win Monday afternoon, Jan.

Phoenix loses another lead, falls to Paladins

1/25/14 9:13pm

GREENVILLE, S.C.   –  The Elon University women’s basketball team needed one stop on the defensive end to escape Timmons Arena with a victory over Furman University. But Furman’s Sarah Durdaller had other plans.

Elon looks to avoid injury excuses entering "crunch time"

1/22/14 12:09am

One thing Elon University women’s basketball coach Charlotte Smith does not want to hear is excuses. Not from her players, not from her staff and especially not from the thousands of other “coaches,” also known as fans, that attribute the Phoenix’s struggles to either the rash of injuries the team has faced or the youth that has been pressed into action as a result. “We’ve never focused on the fact that we have all these injuries,” Smith said.

Phoenix routs Georgia Southern on road

1/13/14 10:49pm

The Elon University women’s basketball team picked up a rare road blowout on Monday night with a 68-49 win over the Georgia Southern University Eagles. Senior guard Kelsey Harris led the Phoenix in scoring with 12 points on 4 of 9 shooting, while sophomore guard Jessica Farmer tallied a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds, as the team used a steady balance of defense and team scoring to rack up its second conference victory of the season. The two sides exchanged baskets in the early going and after a few minutes neither side had any advantage as the score remained even at five apiece.

Phoenix must learn to close games

1/10/14 10:57pm

The Elon University women’s basketball team is struggling. At 5-9, 1-2 in Southern Conference play, the Phoenix has hit a vital stretch in its season.

Elon fails to finish in loss at UNCG

1/4/14 8:34pm

The Elon University women’s basketball team kept it close and led at points in the game but could not survive a late run and ultimately dropped a 73-62 contest to the University of North Carolina-Greensboro inside Fleming Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon, Jan.

Phoenix pounded by Mountaineers

12/29/13 6:41pm

The Elon University women’s basketball team had its modest two game winning streak snapped in an 89-56 loss to West Virginia University in Morgantown on Dec.

Phoenix catches fire, sprints past Mount Olive

12/22/13 12:52pm

Sophomore Autumn Carter and senior Kelsey Harris who combined for 47 points and 18 rebounds today led the Phoenix offensive attack as the Elon University women's basketball team secured a compelling 84-68 win over the Mount Olive College Trojans. The game remained close throughout the entire first half.

Late run gets Phoenix over the hump against Camels

12/21/13 12:19am

The Elon University women’s basketball team capitalized on clutch plays down the stretch and finished with an impressive 11-0 run that gave them a 56-49 win over Campbell University’s Lady Camels Friday night, Dec.