SUNDAY, DECEMBER 03, 2000
Women's Hoops Falls To Elon, 61-44, at Triad Classic
Dec. 3, 2000
ELON, N.C. - Senior point guard Shannon Wynn (Wasilla, Alaska) had 11 points and five rebounds, but it was not enough as the Jacksonville University women's basketball team fell to Elon College, 61-44, Sunday afternoon at the Triad Classic.
JU trailed by just two points at the conclusion of the first half as Elon led 23-21 at the break. But the Phoenix outscored the Dolphins 38-23 in the second half en route to the win. With the loss, JU falls to 2-3 on the year while Elon improves to 2-4.
As the second half began, Elon ran out with a 13-6 run and never looked back. The Phoenix's Loretta Lawson earned game Most Valuable Player honors after leading all players with 13 points, including three 3-point baskets.
The Phoenix defense held JU to just seven baskets in the second half as the Dolphins shot .311 from the field for the day. Elon, meanwhile, converted 12-of-30 points in the second half and nailed 16-of-21 free throw opportunities for the game.
The Dolphins return to action on Thursday, Dec. 7 when they travel to Tampa to take on in-state rival South Florida at 7 p.m.
2000-01 WOMEN'S BASKETBALL