DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Chelsea Johnson scored 23 points to lead three Tritons scorers in double figures as Eckerd College defeated the University of West Alabama, 78-63, in the season opener for both women's basketball teams in the Bahama House Regional Crossover Saturday at the ICI Center.

J’Nyiah Daniels was UWA’s leading scorer with 15 points. Jala Williams scored 10 points, and Bria Dent led the defense with six rebounds.

On Sunday, UWA will close out play in the crossover when it plays Embry-Riddle at 11 a.m.