Baseball

Phoenix fall to East Carolina after giving up 10 runs

3/13/15 8:42pm

The Elon University baseball team lost to East Carolina University 10-3 at Latham Park Friday afternoon. Starting pitcher Matt Harris received his first loss of the season after giving up seven runs off 10 hits in six innings of work. East Carolina got off to a fast start in the game after scoring ...

Baseball routed by Wake Forest in high scoring affair

3/11/15 2:05am

It was an ugly day for the Elon University baseball team. An impressive offensive showing by the Phoenix was undermined by it giving up 25 runs to Wake Forest University in a blowout 25-12 loss at Latham Park Wednesday evening. “We didn’t locate tonight,” said associate head baseball coach Greg ...

Elon wins series opener against former SoCon foe the Citadel

3/7/15 8:25am

On the road against Citadel, The Elon University baseball team had 18 hits in its dominating 12-3 victory over the Bulldogs at Riley Park on Friday, March 6. Four Elon starters had at least three hits with three starters contributing two RBIs to bring the Phoenix to 7-3 on the season.

Phoenix takes down Citadel 12-3

3/6/15 11:50pm

The Elon University baseball team defeated the The Citadel Bulldogs 12-3 in Charleston, South Carolina Friday, March 6. In a game that was held scoreless for two innings, the Phoenix scored two runs in the third inning off a 2 RBI single from junior utility playerJoey Tomko to score sophomore infielder Kory Shumate and senior outfielder Quinn Bower from second and third base.

Phoenix bats erupt in early innings to defeat UNCG

2/26/15 1:17pm

The Elon University Phoenix baseball team defeated the University of North Carolina at Greensboro Spartans 7-2 on a chilly Wednesday afternoon at Latham Park. Starting at the mound for the Phoenix was sophomore RHP Matt Harris who pitched six innings, giving up only two runs while matching his career-high in strikeouts with eight. “Me and coach [Kennedy] were pretty much on the same page with the pitch count all game long,” Harris said.

Offense highlights series win over Penn State

2/19/15 12:38pm

The Elon University baseball team opened up the 2015 season with an impressive debut from its offense in a three-game series against the Penn State University Nittany Lions. After scoring 34 runs, the Phoenix sits undefeated at 3-0. Elon swept Penn State with an offensive effort that yielded 16, 11 and seven runs in three games, respectively. “We were very good offensively,” said head coach Mike Kennedy following Elon’s first victory over the Nittany Lions.

Elon moves to 3-0 after series sweep of Penn State

2/14/15 11:08pm

The Elon University baseball team closed out its opening weekend on Saturday, Feb. 14 with a doubleheader against the Penn State University Nittany Lions. The Phoenix won both games to claim a series sweep and officially start the spring season undefeated at 3-0. In its two games on Saturday, Elon scored a combined 18 runs; two runs more than it scored in Friday’s game against Penn State.

Splurge of offense yields opening day win for Elon

2/14/15 1:55am

The Elon University baseball team opened up its season on Friday, Feb. 13 against the Penn State University Nittany Lions at Latham Park. In a scoring affair that totaled 31 runs for both teams, Elon won its opening day match up against Penn State 16-15 on a chilly afternoon game that lasted for four hours. The Phoenix scored at least one run in every inning besides the 6th and 9th with an outpouring of offense from its entire starting lineup.

Elon releases 2015 baseball schedule

12/5/14 10:42am

The Elon University baseball team will face five teams that participated in last year's NCAA Tournament in addition to its inaugural Colonial Athletic Association slate in 2015. The Phoenix released its 2015 schedule on Friday, which begins with a three-game home series against Penn State University on Feb.

Elon's Casey Jones named SoCon Player of the Year

5/19/14 9:59pm

When Elon University junior Casey Jones homered in the first game of the year, it must have been a sign of good things to come. Jones was never seen as much of a power hitter, and had never hit a home run in an Elon uniform. This season, Jones has hit .422 with 81 hits, 20 doubles and 52 RBis.

Elon moves in right direction with win at Liberty

5/13/14 11:11pm

LYNCHBURG, Va. — With losses and missed opportunities hanging over its heads, a thrown bat signified a possible jump back to normalcy for the Elon University baseball team. Junior first baseman Casey Jones, the Southern Conference’s best hitter, threw his bat during an eighth-inning at-bat, sparking memories of him doing it countless times early in the season. Early in the season when Elon was doing well, that is. Senior Ryan Pennell worked out of two jams and the Phoenix snapped a six-game losing streak and a nine-game road losing streak with a 7-6 win at No.

Phoenix drops first two at Furman

5/10/14 7:44pm

The skid reached five consecutive losses and 10 in its last 12 games for the Elon University baseball team after losing the first two games of a three-game series at Furman University May 10. Elon lost the first game, which was suspended because of weather and continued the next day, 14-3 and dropped the second one 9-7. The game was suspended in the middle of the fifth inning with Elon down 4-0.