Senior shortstop Andy Moore delivered a walk-off single on Friday in Elon Universityâs first Colonial Athletic Association baseball game to give the Phoenix a 5-4 win over the James Madison Dukes. After sophomore starting pitcher Matt Harris allowed four James Madison runs in 6.1 innings of pitching, ...
Head baseball coach Mike Kennedy could be seen from the stands at Latham Park speaking very emotionally to his team following Elon Universityâs loss to East Carolina University March 16. The Phoenix gave up 11 runs and blew an 8-7 lead at the top of the ninth inning â its first and only lead of ...
The Elon University baseball team was swept for the first time at Latham Park against a non-conference opponent since 1999, losing a blowout 20-4 game to East Carolina University. East Carolina got off to an early 2-0 lead in the first inning and ensued to score in every inning up until the seventh. Down 20-0 in the bottom of the seventh inning, sophomore utility player Nick Zammarelli hit a two-run homer over the left field wall to deny a shutout by the Pirates.
The Elon University baseball team scored eight runs against East Carolina University on Saturday in the second game of a three-game series against the Pirates at Latham Park. It wasn’t enough. The Phoenix gave up eleven runs to the Pirates, losing 11-8, to drop to 8-8 and .500 on the season. Elon took the lead in the bottom of the eighth inning after trailing for the entire game, but lost it in the top of the ninth by giving up four runs.
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 a run in both the first and second innings that included a home run from sophomore second baseman Charlie Yorgen. The Phoenix tied things back up in the second inning when junior infielder Joey Tomko hit a triple, and eventually scored after a groundout by senior catcher Chris King.
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 Starbuck who stood in for the suspended Mike Kennedy.
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.
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.
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.
The Elon University baseball team played three games against the High Point University Panthers and the Ball State University Cardinals on Saturday, Feb.
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.
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.
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.
[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svqWQBAX6io&noredirect=1&w=560&h=315] On the outside looking in, local youth baseball coach Craig Edwards was living the life of his dreams.
On the day of the 2014 Major League Baseball draft, Elon University senior Casey Jones was at the Luke Bryan concert in Raleigh. Getting drafted wasn’t on his mind, he said.
The competitor in Mike Kennedy shone through in something other than baseball last summer. Well, kind of.
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.
Casey Jones hits. That’s what he does, and that’s what he’s good at.
CHARLESTON, S.C. — A tumultuous season came to an end for the Elon University baseball team, and in many ways, it was a direct reflection of how the season went. A lead was built up.
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.