By Brooke Wivagg | 06/22/2017
Elon senior Jordan Barrett was eating lunch when he got the call - the left-hand pitcher had been selected by the Blue Jays and is headed to join the Blue Jays organization.
Often it takes freshman athletes time before they make their presence felt on the field. Sometimes theyâre redshirted or sometimes they simply must wait for their time to come. But donât tell Kyle Brnovich that. The freshman pitcher on Elon Universityâs baseball team is already making an impact ...
Elon baseball took the diamond under the lights Tuesday night looking to defeat Triad rival High Point University. The Phoenix struggled offensively throughout the game, falling short to the Panthers 5-4.
The Elon University Baseball team defeated James Madison University by a score of 3-0 on Sunday afternoon at Latham Park, sweeping the Dukes in their three game series, extending a winning streak to six. Although the Phoenix won the first two games of the series in high-scoring affairs, Sunday’s game was decidedly a pitching duel.
In a seventh inning that lasted just over 45 minutes, the Elon University baseball team hit its second grand slam in consecutive weeks off a shot from senior Kyle Jackson to secure a conference series win over James Madison University.
A thirty minute rain delay did not discourage the Elon baseball team as they took an early lead against James Madison on Friday for the Alumni Weekend series opener.
As the Elon University baseball team concludes its first month of play, a happy medium between offense and pitching has yet to be reached. In a role reversal from previous Elon teams, it’s the pitching that has emerged as the strength of this year’s club, with a team ERA of 4.11 checking in at nearly two and a half runs lower than last year.
The end of a sweep provided a positive look to the future for the Elon University baseball team. Elon's offense turned in the right direction in the late innings of a 5-1 victory against the University of Massachusetts, a performance the Phoenix hopes translates into a stronger approach at the plate in the coming weeks.
In the final game of the Elon Softball Tournament, the Phoenix fall short to St. Joseph's 3-1.
On a sunny yet brisk day at Latham Park Saturday afternoon, junior pitcher Robbie Welhaf seemed to find his groove again after giving up eight runs to Clemson University Feb.
Senior infielder Kory Shumate's walk-off single ended the Elon University baseball team's five-game losing streak, capping off Elon's 4-3 comeback win over the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (UMass) Friday night at Latham Park. With the score tied at three, runners on first and second base and two outs, Shumate — who had started the night 0-for-3 — kept his composure to drop a walk-off single in deep right field, scoring freshman infielder Joe Satterfield and sending all of Elon's players racing to mob Shumate.
For the first time in 16 years, the Elon men’s baseball was shut out for a second straight game, falling to Liberty University 1-0 in 10 innings Tuesday night at Latham Park.
The Elon University baseball team’s Saturday afternoon game against Longwood University was still in progress, the unspeakable performance of redshirt junior pitcher Robbie Welhaf nearing completion. And yet, even though there was no guarantee Welhaf would be able to finish off Elon’s first no-hitter since joining Division I, head coach Mike Kennedy almost was overcome with emotions. “[Assistant coach] Robbie [Huffstetler] and I are sitting here and I’m trying to make sure I don’t bust out in tears because you’re happy for a guy that sticks with it,” Kennedy said.
Redshirt junior pitcher Robbie Welhaf threw the first no-hitter in the Elon University baseball team’s Division I era Saturday afternoon, needing 100 pitches to beat Longwood University 7-0 at Latham Park. Welhaf struck out a career-high eight in Elon’s 7-0 win over Longwood, with just a walk and a hit-by-pitch against him.
Danny Crowe doesn't see it, but he knows it, the distinction he holds on this Elon University baseball team. He's the only senior on the roster who's been here for four years.
The Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) has made its first major move in response to North Carolina’s House Bill 2, moving its neutral-site 2017 women’s golf championship out of the state. And, while Elon University released its 2017 football schedule with a game against the State University of New York at Albany Sept. 30, Commissioner Joe D’Antonio said in a phone call that the issue is not fully resolved.
While most students work all four years at Elon to get one step closer to their career, John Lopez found himself at his dream job before graduation. “I flew down to Miami for a job fair.
BURLINGTON — Fresh out of a blood test, former Elon University pitcher Chris Hall ’16 couldn’t help but laugh at his Sunday night. “A lot of firsts tonight,” Hall joked. The first official blood test followed his first appearance in professional baseball, in which he threw 1.1 innings for the Bluefield Blue Jays against the Burlington Royals. With about a dozen people from Elon in the stands to support Hall — including head baseball coach Mike Kennedy, assistant coach Micah Posey, and five former Elon teammates — Bluefield manager Dennis Holmberg’s decision to not pitch Hall so he could debut just six miles from his collegiate home. “I was the last guy who hadn’t thrown out of the bullpen, so I figured today was my day,” Hall said.
Elon University pitcher Chris Hall, a former catcher, was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 14th round of the MLB Draft on Saturday. Hall was the 26th pick in that round and the 432nd player picked overall.
Elon University utility player Nick Zammarelli was selected by the Seattle Mariners in the eighth round of the MLB Draft on Friday. Seattle took Zammarelli with the 11th pick in the round and 237th overall.