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…

HPU Women’s Basketball: Brown¹s Heroics Lifts HPU Past Presbyterian, 62-60

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• Sophomore Camryn Brown drilled a 30-foot three-pointer at the buzzer to give HPU a thrilling 62-60 triumph over Presbyterian in the Big South Championship quarterfinals. • Junior Emma Bockrath racked up 15 points, 14 rebounds (career-high), four assists and three steals in the win. • Redshirt-junior Kennedy Currie recorded the first double-double of her …Read the Rest…

Seniors Lead Elon WBB Phoenix to 67-50 CAA Quarterfinal Victory Over Tribe

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PHILADELPHIA – Led by its three seniors, third-seeded Elon University women’s basketball advanced to the CAA Semifinals on Thursday night, March 8, with a 67-50 victory over sixth-seeded William & Mary at the Daskalakis Athletic Center. Box Score | Postgame Press Conference | Highlights “We’re definitely excited to come away with the win,” said Elon …Read the Rest…


Five Elon Phoenix Earn CAA WBB Postseason Accolades

Posted by Press Release on March 7, 2018 at 5:25 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

RICHMOND, Va. – In the annual release of the Colonial Athletic Association postseason women’s basketball awards, Elon University had five student-athletes earn recognition Wednesday morning, March 7. For the third year in a row, Shay Burnett has been tabbed a First Team All-CAA honoree. Both Malaya Johnson and Ra’Shika White picked up Second Team All-CAA …Read the Rest…

Elon’s Burnett(Southern Alamance HS) Claims Final CAA WBB Player of the Week Award of 2017-18

Posted by Press Release on March 5, 2018 at 2:27 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

RICHMOND, Va. – Elon University women’s basketball senior guard Shay Burnett(Southern Alamance High School) has been named CAA Player of the Week by the Colonial Athletic Association on Monday, March 5. The honor is Burnett’s first weekly award of the season. Monday’s release is the final weekly honor release for the 2017-18 campaign. (Way to …Read the Rest…

Elon WBB Phoenix Earns Record 10th Win In A Row at UNCW

Posted by Press Release on March 3, 2018 at 5:25 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

WILMINGTON, N.C. – A battle from the start, Elon University women’s basketball earned its 10th consecutive win with a 58-49 road victory over UNCW to close the regular season Saturday, March 3, inside Trask Coliseum. BOX SCORE Elon finishes the regular season with a 22-7 record and a 14-4 mark in CAA play. Now at …Read the Rest…