It was the last game in Alumni Gym for Elon women's basketball, and the team went out with a bang. The Phoenix defeated the Tribe by 21 points, making a comeback from their last game against William and Mary on Jan. 20. This game makes the team's ninth straight win—and their 18th consecutive win in Alumni Gym— making them undefeated this season on their home court.
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Capturing its 16th-straight win in Alumni Gym, the Elon University women's basketball team dominated the College of Charleston 97-44 in their annual Play4Kay game. Just shy of the centennial mark, the Phoenix set the record for most points in a Division I conference game. Five Elon players finished the night in the double figures. Senior guard Shay Burnett and freshman forward Jaylin Powell each had 15 points on the night, sophomore center Ra'Shika White scored 13, and sophomore guard Lexi Mercer and senior center Malaya Johnson each captured 10. This is the third time this season that the team has had five players reaching double figures.
Elon University women's basketball took down another CAA top performer in Friday night's game. With a final score of 70-58, the Phoenix ended the eight-game winning streak of the former first place Drexel Dragon's after defeating James Madison University just six days ago.
James Madison University's 11-game winning streak ended today after the Elon University women's basketball team won 50-43. Though the game started off with several turnovers from both teams, Elon managed to end with 16 points in the first period— a 10 point lead over James Madison. It was an important game for the Phoenix as they lost their first match against the Dukes, so there was no room for anything but a strong start and an even stronger finish.
With an abundance of turnovers in the first half, a win didn't look possible for the Phoenix. But when the final buzzer sounded, the Elon University women’s basketball team pulled out a 64-51 win against the University of Delaware.
Now teaching sustainable architecture at Elon University, Professor Robert Charest knew that he wanted to be an architect from the time he was young.