CAA Women's Basketball

CAA Women's Basketball Report - Feb. 12, 2024

CAA Women's Basketball Report - Feb. 12, 2024

The CAA Women's Basketball Player of the Week is Jenna Annecchiarico!

Feb 13, 2024 by Nicole Beckelman
CAA Women's Basketball Report - Feb. 12, 2024


Jenna Annecchiarico, Charleston

R-Senior | G | Baldwin, N.Y. / Baldwin 

Annecchiarico stuffed the stat sheet, averaging 15.5 points, 7.0 assists, 3.5 rebounds and 3.5 steals per game, leading Charleston to a 2-0 week. On Friday, the redshirt senior recorded a game-high 20 points with seven assists, five rebounds, and three steals in a 66-62 victory over North Carolina A&T. Annechiarico was clutch down the stretch, recording 12 points and all seven assists in the second half, including the steal and assist on the go-ahead three with 31 seconds remaining. On Sunday, the do-it-all guard tallied 11 points, seven assists, four steals, two rebounds and one block in a 65-51 win over Campbell. In addition, Annecchiarico, who ranks fifth nationally in assists per game (6.5), became Charleston’s all-time program leader for assists over the weekend. 


Cassidy Geddes, William & Mary

Freshman | G | Hickory, N.C. / Newton-Conover 

Geddes averaged 19.5 points per game and showed her clutch gene, leading William & Mary to a 2-0 weekend road trip. On Friday, the freshman guard had a game-high 20 points with four rebounds, two steals and one assist, leading W&M to a 62-58 victory over Delaware. Geddes tallied 15 points after halftime, including the game-winning three-pointer with 36 seconds remaining in the contest. On Sunday, she followed the effort with a game-high 19 points, five assists, three rebounds and two steals as the Tribe defeated Hampton 65-55. The freshman scored 17 points in the second half, including eight in the quarter, to help W&M outpaced Hampton 22-12 in the final frame. Geddes has reached double figures in five straight games and has three 20-point performances this year.


CAA CHAOS ENSUES: The second half of the CAA schedule began with chaos this weekend. The conference standings remain muddy, with Stony Brook and North Carolina A&T tied for first at 9-2 following weekend splits. In addition, Charleston and W&M are tied for third - 1.0 game behind the Aggies and Seawolves - after 2-0 weekends. Monmouth is fifth (7-4), Drexel is sixth (5-5), and three teams are tied for seventh at 5-6, followed by a two-way tie for 10th at 4-7.  

WHO’S GOT NEXT: Every game carries more weight down the stretch, but six contests feature teams separated by 2.0 games or less in the conference standings this weekend. On Friday, Drexel (5-5) visits Towson (5-6), Elon (4-7) travels to Northeastern (4-7), and Campbell (5-6) entertains Monmouth (7-4). On Sunday, Drexel continues its road trip at Delaware (5-6), Northeastern heads to Hofstra (2-8) and N.C. A&T (9-2) entertains Monmouth in a key matchup to conclude the weekend.

NOTHING BUT NET: As of Monday, Feb. 12, Stony Brook remained in the top 100 of the NCAA NET Rankings at No. 68, while North Carolina A&T and Charleston cracked the top 150, reaching their highest ranks this year at No. 138 and No. 146, respectively. Additionally, Monmouth (168), William & Mary (171), Delaware (181), Drexel (195), and Towson (197) remained among the top 200. 

CAA HOOPS IN THE MID-MAJOR TOP 25: Two CAA teams were recognized in the latest College Insider Mid-Major Top 25 poll. Stony Brook remained ranked, moving to No. 7, while North Carolina A&T cracked the rankings for the first time this season at No. 24. At least one conference team has been recognized in every poll, with multiple teams acknowledged in 12 of 14 weeks.



• Campbell went 1-1 this weekend, defeating UNCW (77-57) at home on Friday before falling to Charleston (65-51) on the road Sunday.

• Gianni Boone and Sarah Hammack Fitzgerald reached double figures against UNCW. Boone had a season-high 14 points, and Fitzgerald added 12 points, both off the bench.

• Shy Tuelle paced Campbell with 11 points at Charleston and averaged 9.5 points per game for the week. In addition, Tuelle surpassed 1,300 career points with eight on Friday. 


• Charleston went 2-0 this weekend, snapping N.C. A&T’s (66-62) eight-game winning streak on Friday before a win over Campbell (65-51) on Sunday, improving to 11-1 at TD Arena.

• Jenna Annecchiarico averaged 15.5 points, 7.0 assists, 3.5 rebounds and 3.5 steals per game. Annecchiarico recorded her seventh 20-point effort during the weekend. In addition, she now has at least five assists in 16 games this year.

• Jada Logan reached double figures in both games, averaging 14.5 points per game. Logan has at least 10 points in 12 games this winter. 


• Delaware split two close games over the weekend, falling to W&M (62-58) on Friday before a come-from-behind victory over Monmouth (71-67) on Sunday.

• On Sunday, Rebecca Demeke paced UD with 14 points off the bench, shooting 4-of-7 from three-point range with two assists and two steals. 

• Ande’a Cherisier and Grace Sundback also reached double figures in the victory. Cherisier had 12 points with six rebounds, and Sundback added 10 points. 


• Drexel fell to North Carolina A&T 54-47 on Sunday. The Dragons led 29-22 at halftime, but DU was outscored 32-18 after the break, including 19-6 in the fourth quarter.

• Brooke Mullin paced Drexel with a game-high 16 points. She went 7-of-19 from the floor with four rebounds. Mullin has reached double figures 10 times this winter. 

• Chloe Hodges added 12 points with team highs in rebounds (5) and assists (5). Hodges has surpassed double figures in three straight games and in 11 this season. 


• Elon went 1-1 this weekend as the Phoenix defeated Hampton (69-51) on the road Friday before narrowly falling to UNCW (60-58) at home on Sunday.

• Vanessa Taylor surpassed double figures in both games, averaging 11.0 points per game. Taylor has scored at least 10 points in five games this season. 

• On Friday, Ajia James paced Elon with 17 points, and Diamond Monroe tallied a career-high 17 points on Sunday. James has seven games in double figures this season.


• Hampton dropped back-to-back contests at home this weekend. The Lady Pirates fell to Elon (69-51) on Friday before a setback to William & Mary (65-55) on Sunday. 

• Camryn Hill led Hampton with 15.5 points per game. She tallied 19 points on Friday and 12 on Sunday. Hill has reached double figures in six straight games and 16 times this season. 

• Cheyenne Talbot also reached double figures in both contests. She recorded 11 points on Sunday after 10 points on Friday.


• Four players scored in double figures, leading Hofstra to a 58-44 win over Towson on Sunday. The Pride trailed by one at halftime but outscored TU 30-15 after the break to snap an eight-game skid.

• Sorelle Ineza paced Hofstra with 13 points, and Zyheima Swint had 10 points with a team-high 12 rebounds for her fourth double-double this season.

• Freshman Micaela Carter added career highs with 11 points and four rebounds. It marks her first game in double figures. 


• Monmouth went 1-1 over the weekend. The Hawks defeated Northeastern (50-41) on the road Friday before a setback to Delaware (71-67) at home on Sunday.

• In the victory, Jania Hall tallied a team-high 11 points with a season-best seven rebounds, and Belle Kranbuhl added a season-high 10 points with a team-best nine rebounds.

• On Sunday, Kaci Donovan paced Monmouth with 17 points. It marks her 14th double-digit scoring effort this season. 

North Carolina A&T

• N.C. A&T split its games this weekend, falling to Charleston (66-62) on Friday before bouncing back with a victory over Drexel (54-47) on Sunday. 

• Maleia Bracone had 13 points in each game to lead A&T in scoring. It marks three straight games with double-digit points for the senior, who has double figures in 15 games this year.

• Chaniya Clark averaged 11.5 points and 10.5 rebounds per game. She recorded her fourth double-double this season with 12 points and a game-high 12 rebounds against CofC.  


• UNCW went 1-1 this weekend, falling to Campbell (77-57) on Friday before defeating Elon (60-58) on Sunday. UNCW has three CAA wins for the first time since 2020-21.

• Taylor Henderson averaged 18.5 points and 7.5 rebounds per game. The redshirt freshman tallied her fourth 20-point effort on Friday and has reached double figures 14 times.

• Kylah Sliver surpassed double figures in both games, averaging 14.0 points per game. On Sunday, Silver had a career-high 18 points, marking her 11th game with at least 10 points.


• Northeastern went 0-2 at home this weekend. The Huskies fell to Monmouth (50-41) on Friday before a setback to Stony Brook (71-35) on Sunday. 

• Derin Erdogan averaged 11.0 points per game and reached double figures with 13 points against Monmouth. Erdogan has at least 10 points in 18 games this season.

• On Friday, Deja Bristol also reached double figures with 10 points, adding four rebounds. Bristol has scored in double figures 14 times this season. 

Stony Brook 

• Stony Brook went 1-1 this weekend. The Seawolves fell to Towson (83-78) in overtime on Friday before bouncing back to defeat Northeastern (71-35) on Sunday. 

• Khari Clark averaged 18.0 points per game on 63.6 percent (14-22) shooting with 8.5 rebounds per contest. Clark has reached double figures in seven straight games and 19 this season. 

• Gigi Gonzalez contributed 14.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game. Gonzalez has reached double figures in every game this season. 


• Towson split its game this weekend, defeating Stony Brook (83-78) in overtime on the road Friday before falling to Hofstra (58-44) at home on Sunday.

• On Friday, Kylie Kornegay-Lucas and Patricia Anumgba surpassed 20 points. Kornegay-Lucas tallied a season-high 25 points, and Anumgba added 22. 

• On Sunday, Kayla Morris scored a season-high 14 points with 10 rebounds for her first double-double this season. Morris also added a career-high eight blocks defensively.  

William & Mary

• W&M went 2-0 on the road this weekend, defeating Delaware (62-58) on Friday and Hampton (65-55) on Sunday. The Tribe is off to its best start to CAA play in program history.

• Cassidy Geddes paced W&M with 19.5 points per game, scoring 20 and 19 in back-to-back contests. The freshman has reached double figures in 10 games this season and has three 20-point efforts. 

• Nylah Young added 14.0 points per game on 60.0 percent (12-20) shooting. She reached double figures in both games, marking four straight with at least 10 points and 16 this year.