The Elon women's basketball team used hot shooting and smothering defense against Appalachian State to walk out of Alumni Gym 66-54 winners on Friday Jan. 17

This win improves Elon's record to 7-10 overall and 3-3 in conference play for the season.

Elon got out to a quick 14-4 lead in the first half thanks to lights out shooting from Jessica Farmer, who finished with a career high 19 points. Farmer shot an astounding 7 of 9 from the field and 5 of 6 from the free throw line. Sam Coffer led the Phoenix with 12 rebounds, including 5 on the offensive end of the floor.