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UNCW drops CAA opener to Elon

UNCW dropped their conference opener 67-60 to Elon (Source:WECT) UNCW dropped their conference opener 67-60 to Elon (Source:WECT)

From UNCW 

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Junior forward Jordan Henry notched her fourth "double double" of the season with 12 points and a game-high 10 rebounds, but it was not enough as UNCW dropped its Colonial Athletic Association opener against Elon with a 67-60 decision at Trask Coliseum on Sunday afternoon.
 
The loss moved the Seahawks' record to 4-8 overall and 0-1 in the CAA while Elon improved to 8-4 overall and 1-0 in the league after ending a two-game losing streak.

Henry, who played a career-high 39 minutes, made 4 of 10 shots from the floor and all four of her free throw attempts in the loss. She also tallied a career-high six blocked shots with two assists and two steals.

Sophomore guard Shay Burnett led Elon to the victory by scoring 10 of her 13 points in the second half. She connected on four of seven field goal attempts in addition to a 4-for-6 effort from the free throw line.
 
Junior guard Essence Baucom also added 13 points for the Phoenix while junior guard Lauren Brown came off the bench to contribute 12 points, making 5 of 11 shots from the floor.
 
The Seahawks were led by junior guard Jasmine Steele, who came off the bench to match Baucom and Burnett with a game-high 13 points. Junior guards Amber Reeves and Naqaiyyah Teague each chipped 10 points while combining for 12 rebounds

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