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Three-Pointers Propel Elon Past Towson 

Women's BasketballElon University vs Northeastern University01/25/2015

TOWSON, Md. — The Elon Women’s Basketball team scored a program record 15 three-point shots on its way to an 84-70 victory over Towson Thursday evening, sweeping the season series.

Senior Zora Stephenson led the way with six three-pointers made. She finished the game with 18 points.

Fellow senior Sam Coffer added four more 3’s, while sophomore Lauren Brown tallied three of her own.

In addition to shooting 63 percent from beyond the arc, the Phoenix shot 58 percent from the field, led by sophomore Jennifer Rhodes who scored a game high 19 points and brought down four rebounds.

Elon (13-8, 6-4) scored a season high 84 points despite not having team assists leader Essence Baucom (knee) and senior center Shannon Cochraham (foot).

The Phoenix dominated the boards, out-rebounding the Tigers 36-28. Shay Burnett led Elon with six rebounds. The Tigers never led in the game.

Up next, the Phoenix travels to Charleston, South Carolina to face the Cougars from TD Arena on Feb. 8.

About the author: Justin Biegel

Justin is a 21-year-old senior from Baltimore, Maryland. He has been ELN's Sports Director since 2013. Justin also has experience as an evening and sports anchor for ELN. He interned at WBAL-TV in Baltimore the last two summers covering the Baltimore Orioles and Ravens. Follow Justin on Twitter @Justin_Biegel

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