Roundup: Elon defeats Hen women in basketball, Coaches Hall of Fame seeking nominations

Delaware held a four-point halftime lead but Elon took over in the second half, pulling away to a 64-51 victory in CAA women’s basketball on Sunday afternoon.

The loss snapped a five-game winning streak for the Blue Hens (5-2 CAA, 12-6 overall), who were outscored 41-24 over the last two quarters. Delaware led by as many as nine points in the second quarter.

Sophomore Samone DeFreese led Delaware with her fourth double-double of the season with 10 points and career-high 14 rebounds in 34 minutes. Freshman Lizzie Oleary posted a season-high 13 points for the Hens while tying a season-best with seven rebounds.

Delaware’s Nicole Enabosi scored nine points as she was held to single digit points for the first time since March 9, 2017.

The Hens committed a season-high 28 fouls.

Baseball

Del. Hall seeking nominations: Nominations are now being accepted for candidates to the Delaware High School Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame.

The Hall was founded in 1994 and now has 124 members from all segments of the baseball community in Delaware.

Those wishing to submit a nomination may do so in writing or electronically. Nominations should include a letter of nomination, supporting accomplishments and achievements, and detail the candidate’s contribution to baseball in Delaware.

Nominations are due by Feb. 9. They may be sent to: Tom Lemon, 2702 Pecksniff Rd., Wilmington, DE. 19808, or emailed to: tjjl1955@gmail.com. Please call 302-998-0267 with any questions.

Inductees will be announced this spring, and the induction ceremony will be held in June during a Wilmington Blue Rocks game at Frawley Stadium.

Information on the Delaware High School Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame, including a year by year list of inductees, can be found by going to: https://sites.google.com/site/delawarebca2/

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