Lady Dragons breathe fire besting Elon, 65- 59. The #3 Ranked Drexel Lady Dragons (12-8) used a big start to defeat the Elon Phoenix (7-8), in a Quarterfinal tilt in the CAA.
The always dependable, Hannah Nihill stole the spotlight. Nihill racked up 24 points, 5 assists, 4 steals and nailing 5 three pointers. Keishana Washington and Kate Connelly each chipped in with 13 points with Connelly’s all coming in the break-out first half. The Lady Dragons never trailed and put up an impressive 11-0 run.
The Phoenix would later answer with a 9-2 run to cut the deficit to 21-16. Drexel had the lead at the half, 39-33 and were on top of their shooting game going 10 of 19 from three point land. Drexel moves on to face James Madison on Friday afternoon.
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