SPORTS 5/12/15 11:19pm

Baseball drops regular season finale 7-0 to ECU

The Elon University baseball team has a formidable offense. But for just the second time all season, the Phoenix failed to score a single run, losing 7-0 Tuesday against East Carolina University. Although the Pirates blanked the Phoenix on the scoreboard, the Phoenix had its share of opportunities.

SPORTS 5/10/15 5:32pm

Baseball comeback falls short against Delaware on Senior Day

Pitching struggles dealt the Elon University baseball team an 11-9 loss today on Senior Day. A plethora of offense kept Elon in the game, but the Phoenix could not overcome a five-run deficit going into the bottom of the ninth. From the beginning of the game, it was clear senior starter Jake Stalzer was in for a tough outing.

SPORTS 5/10/15 1:04am

Late surge by Delaware hands Elon baseball team 10-4 loss

A disappointing sixth inning for senior starter Lucas Bakker led the Elon University baseball team to a 10-4 loss to the University of Delaware. After recording the first out of the top of the sixth, Bakker allowed a single, two walks and two doubles to give the Blue Hens a 6-3 lead. Bakker surrendered six earned runs on 10 hits, three walks and two wild pitches across five and third innings of work.

NEWS 4/23/15 12:48am

Another night, another 13 hits: baseball defeats Campbell 7-4

For the first time since March 13, the Elon University baseball team is back to a winning record. Following an 11-9 win Tuesday at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, the Phoenix recorded 13 hits Wednesday en route to a 7-4 victory against Campbell University. Elon got an early 2-0 lead after a run in the top of the second and third innings but surrendered a pair in the bottom of the third to event the score at two apiece. But a breakout three-run fifth provided the Phoenix with enough runs to garner momentum. Senior Casey Jones led off the inning with a double to left field and advanced to third on a single from sophomore Kory Shumate.

NEWS 4/19/15 5:26pm

Nine-run eighth hands Elon baseball team 14-4 loss

Elon University’s baseball squad has had a dominant offense throughout the course of the season. But after scoring 19 combined runs Friday and Saturday to take the first two games of its road series against Towson University, the Phoenix bats became stagnant. As Elon struggled at the plate, they also struggled on the mound.

NEWS 4/13/15 3:55am

Elon baseball loses rubber game 8-3 at College of Charleston

A critical error and five-run bottom of the sixth inning led the College of Charleston Cougars baseball team to an 8-3 win against the Elon University Phoenix on Sunday. After handing the Cougars their first loss in the Colonial Athletic Association on Saturday, the Phoenix found itself in an early three-run deficit. Elon senior Lucas Bakker had a rough start to the game by allowing a walk, a double and a single to the top of the order in the bottom of the first inning to put the Phoenix in a quick 1-0 hole.

NEWS 4/12/15 1:25am

Baseball hands No. 26 College of Charleston first CAA loss

After losing Friday's series opener at the College of Charleston 11-3, the Elon University baseball ended the Cougars' 10-0 undefeated record in Colonial Athletic Association play with a 4-1 win on Saturday. The Phoenix offense developed a rhythm in the second and third innings by collecting four runs on five hits. Senior center fielder Quinn Bower put Elon on the scoreboard in the top of the second inning with an RBI single to left to bring in freshman designated hitter James Venuto.

NEWS 4/8/15 12:23am

Baseball pulls off 7-5 comeback win against NC State

Over the past few weeks Elon University’s head baseball coach Mike Kennedy has seen his team fail to come back from late deficits. But on Tuesday, Elon scored twice in the seventh and eighth innings to defeat the North Carolina State University Wolfpack 7-5. “It’s nice to see the effort we put forth,” Kennedy said.

NEWS 4/4/15 10:29pm

Pitching struggles propel Elon baseball to 7-5 loss

After Elon University hit three home runs to defeat Northeastern University on Friday at Latham Park, Northeastern gave Elon a taste of its own medicine today by hitting three home runs en route to a 7-5 victory. “Yesterday, the long ball helped us out,” Elon head coach Mike Kennedy said.