HPU WBB: Big South Releases Conference Slate

Posted by Press Release on September 11, 2018 at 2:47 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Big South Conference announced the 2019 league schedule for the High Point University women’s basketball team Tuesday (Sept. 11). The Panthers will play 18 conference matchups and have nine home games at the Millis Center. With 11 schools now in the Big South, HPU will play every team in the conference …Read the Rest…

HPU Women’s Basketball Releases 2018-19 Non-Conference Slate

Posted by Press Release on August 20, 2018 at 4:51 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

HIGH POINT, N.C. — The High Point University women’s basketball team has unveiled the 2018-19 non-conference slate, head coach DeUnna Hendrix announced Monday (Aug. 20). The Panthers will play 11 games during the non-conference portion of the schedule, with six scheduled to be at home at the Millis Center, including matchups with North Carolina Central, …Read the Rest…


Elon Women’s Hoops to Open Schar Center Versus UNC

Posted by Press Release on July 23, 2018 at 2:17 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Yet another premier event is coming to the Elon University campus this upcoming year, as Phoenix women’s basketball head coach Charlotte Smith has announced her squad will open Schar Center with the North Carolina Tar Heels. Smith will lead the maroon and gold versus her alma mater on Tuesday, Nov. 6, marking …Read the Rest…

Elon Women’s Basketball’s Burnett Set to Join Athletes in Action Trip to Brazil

Posted by Press Release on July 11, 2018 at 10:22 am under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Shay Burnett, the fourth-leading scorer in Elon University women’s basketball history, has joined forces with Athletes in Action for a trip to São Paulo, Brazil, to participate in the International University Sports America Games later this month. Joining a team of former student-athletes from across the country, Burnett will take part in …Read the Rest…

Back-to-Back CAA Champ Elon WBB Adds Five Ahead of 2018-19

Posted by Press Release on July 10, 2018 at 4:45 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Elon University women’s basketball has signed five new student-athletes set to join the program ahead of the 2018-19 season, the first year of competition inside Schar Center. The signees include Kayla Liles (Owings Mills, Md./McDonogh), Brie Perpignan (Alexandria, Va./Bishop O’Connell), Micaela Ryan (Clarence Center, N.Y./Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart), Duru Tasman …Read the Rest…


CAA Announces 2019 Slate for Back-To-Back Champion Elon Women’s Basketball

Posted by Press Release on July 2, 2018 at 2:30 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

RICHMOND, Va. – Two-time defending conference champion Elon University women’s basketball learned its Colonial Athletic Association slate Monday, July 2, with the league announcing the 18-game schedule for the upcoming 2018-19 season. 2018-19 CAA Schedule Set to play nine home games and nine road games in conference action, Elon will open its slate playing five …Read the Rest…

Elon Women’s Basketball Adds Edgar Farmer, Jr. to Coaching Staff

Posted by Press Release on May 15, 2018 at 11:51 am under College | Read the First Comment

ELON, N.C. – Elon University women’s basketball head coach Charlotte Smith announced Tuesday, May 15, the addition of former Wofford head coach and Clemson assistant coach Edgar Farmer, Jr. to her coaching staff. Farmer fills the spot left by Cristy McKinney, who retired last week after a 36-year career in the game. “We are excited …Read the Rest…

Elon’s Cristy McKinney Announces Retirement from Coaching

Posted by Press Release on May 3, 2018 at 6:57 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – After a decorated 36-year career on the sidelines, Cristy McKinney has announced her retirement from coaching after spending the last seven campaigns as an assistant coach with the Elon University women’s basketball team. “I’ve been extremely blessed to be able to work in a profession that I truly loved for over 35 …Read the Rest…

College Women’s Basketball News – Guilford’s Ramsey Named to College Division All-State Team

Posted by Press Release on April 10, 2018 at 7:25 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – Guilford College senior guard Lauren Ramsey (Lexington, N.C./North Davidson) was named to the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association’s (NCCSIA) Women’s Basketball College Division All-State Team Tuesday. Ramsey, a first-time winner, was a second-team selection and is Guilford’s ninth all-state pick in the award’s history. The all-star units are comprised of …Read the Rest…

Elon Women’s Basketball Trio Claims NCCSIA All-State Honors

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ELON, N.C. – Elon University women’s basketball players Shay Burnett, Malaya Johnson and Ra’Shika White were honored Tuesday, April 10, with North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association All-State awards. Burnett took home a First Team nod and Johnson and White earning Second Team honors. All three players were among the 11 student-athletes selected for postseason …Read the Rest…

Elon’s Smith Named WBCA Regional Coach of the Year

Posted by Press Release on March 22, 2018 at 4:54 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ATLANTA – Elon University women’s basketball head coach Charlotte Smith has been tabbed the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Region 3 Coach of the Year. The announcement, made Thursday, March 22, qualifies Smith as one of 10 finalists for the organization’s National Coach of the Year award. The honor comes after Smith led the Phoenix …Read the Rest…


HPU’s Burnett Selected For ‘So You Want To Be A Coach’ Program

Posted by Press Release on March 20, 2018 at 2:22 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ATLANTA – Elon University women’s basketball senior guard Shay Burnett will partake in this year’s ‘So You Want To Be A Coach’ program, put on annually by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association in partnership with the Alliance of Women Coaches. Each member of the 2018 class will participate in the three-day workshop from March 28-30 …Read the Rest…

NC State Knocks Elon from NCAA WBB Tournament Friday

Posted by Press Release on March 17, 2018 at 9:16 am under College | Comments are off for this article

RALEIGH, N.C. – Elon University women’s basketball dropped a 62-35 contest in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday, March 16, to NC State inside Reynolds Coliseum to end its 2017-18 campaign with a record of 25-8. Box Score | Box Score (PDF) | Highlights | Postgame Quotes “I’m incredibly proud of our …Read the Rest…

No. 13 Elon, No. 4 NC State Set for NCAA WBB Tourney Clash Friday

Posted by Press Release on March 15, 2018 at 9:11 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Set for its second consecutive NCAA Tournament, 13th-seeded Elon University women’s basketball will look for its first win in the Big Dance on Friday, March 16, when it takes on fourth-seeded NC State inside Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh, N.C., at approximately 3 p.m. Friday’s game will air on ESPN2 and online via …Read the Rest…

College Women’s Basketball News – Guilford’s Ramsey Lands All-Region Honor

Posted by Press Release on March 13, 2018 at 1:26 pm under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Guilford College senior Lauren Ramsey (Lexington, N.C./North Davidson) earned Third Team All-South honors from D3hoops.com Tuesday. Selections were nominated and selected by regional sports information directors, as well as website staff. This season marks the 17th year D3hoops.com has published all-region selections. There were 683 students nominated to all-region teams this year. …Read the Rest…

Elon WBB Phoenix Slated for First-Round Matchup Against NC State

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ELON, N.C. – The thirteenth-seeded Elon University women’s basketball will kick off its 2018 NCAA Tournament run with a first-round matchup against fourth-seeded NC State on Friday, March 16, in Raleigh, N.C. 2018 NCAA BRACKET The Phoenix, owner of a 25-7 record this season with back-to-back CAA Tournament titles, will take on a 24-8 Wolfpack …Read the Rest…

Back To Back! Elon WBB Phoenix Beats Drexel For Second-Straight CAA Title

Posted by Press Release on March 10, 2018 at 8:08 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

PHILADELPHIA – Third-seeded Elon University women’s basketball earned its second-straight Colonial Athletic Association Tournament title Saturday, March 10, with a 57-45 victory over top-seeded Drexel inside the Daskalakis Athletic Center. Box Score | Press Conference Now winners of a Division I program record 13 in a row, Elon will head to the NCAA Tournament with …Read the Rest…


Elon WBB to Host Selection Show Watch Party on Monday Night

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ELON, N.C. – The Elon University women’s basketball team will learn its fate in the NCAA Tournament on Monday night, March 12, and all Phoenix fans are invited to join this year’s Colonial Athletic Association champions for a Selection Show Watch Party at Alumni Gym. Doors to the event open at 6:30 p.m. with the …Read the Rest…

High Point Women’s Basketball Drops Semifinal to Liberty, 78-54

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• Junior Emma Bockrath posted her eighth 20-point outing of the year tallying a game-high 20 points. • Redshirt-junior Kennedy Currie added nine points and five boards on the day. • After trailing by as many as 24 in the second period, the Panthers battled back as close as 12 in the fourth quarter before …Read the Rest…

Elon WBB Phoenix Tops JMU 76-53, Advances to Second-Straight CAA Title Game

Posted by Press Release on March 9, 2018 at 10:32 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

PHILDELPHIA – Hot shooting from the onset helped third-seeded Elon University women’s basketball advance to the CAA title game with a 76-53 victory over second-seeded James Madison on Friday night, March 9, inside the Daskalakis Athletic Center. Box Score | Postgame Press Conference “I am incredibly proud of our team and the way we performed, …Read the Rest…