After scoring on its opening drive and only four minutes into the game, No. 18 Elon football looked like nothing was going to stop them from cruising past the William & Mary Tribe.
If I could equate the state of our country’s politics right now, it’d be to an episode of my mom and I debating about my chores when I was in grade school.
Going into a top-25 matchup, preparation is the key to success. When you are forced to stay in a different state the night before a game, success can be harder to achieve for any team. The University of Albany, ranked No. 19, traveled to Elon University this weekend to face off the No. 23 Phoenix. But things were a bit different than normal.
Following a 6-0 win against the No. 19 ranked University of New York at Albany Great Danes, the Elon University football team moved up in the Football Championship Subdivision rankings.
Four games into the season, Elon University's football team averaged 25.5 points per game. Saturday, the Phoenix only scored six. But a win is still a win.
The Elon University football team is set to play the Great Danes of the State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany on Saturday.
After capturing its second-straight win over a ranked team, the Elon University football is getting recognized.
Curt Cignetti is already off to an impressive start as Elon University's head coach. For the first time since 2011, Elon's football team won its third straight game, defeating No. 6 ranked Richmond University 36-33.
The Phoenix won 19-17 in it's home opener. And in doing so,it beat a ranked Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) opponent for the second time in its last 21 tries
First year head coach Curt Cignetti is officially a winner at Elon University. In his second game, the Phoenix football team defeated Furman University 34-31 after a field goal by freshman kicker Owen Johnson with five seconds left.
When the Elon University football team took to the practice field Saturday afternoon, there was a hint of rustiness as the start of fall classes loomed ahead for the coming week. First-year head coach Curt Cignetti wasn’t using it as an excuse though.
FOOTBALL Elon is facing a stacked schedule this fall. Five of the Phoenix’ opponents this year are ranked in the top 25 in the FCS coaches poll.
The Elon University football team concluded its final spring scrimmage on a very hot and humid Saturday afternoon, with 20, 40-yard sprints. Midway through, new head coach Curt Cignitti stopped the players and gathered them for a quick kneel-down before colorfully yelling at his team for their effort. It’s been a part of the new level of intensity the former University of Alabama coach has tried to bring to an Elon football team that is coming off a disappointing 2-9 season. “He was just telling us if we want to change the culture around here, we have to change what we do right now,” said junior offensive lineman Alex Higgins.
Two Elon University football players — Khalil Moore, 18, and Jeremiah Bridges, 19, — were both charged with a Class I felony secret peeping in preliminary hearings Monday. Their court date is set for Wednesday, May 10.
The Elon University football team announced its 2017 signing class Wednesday, as head coach Curt Cignetti’s first touch on the program brings in 14 players. Most noticeably, both quarterbacks — Butler’s Davis Cheek and Southern Durham’s Jalen Greene — have already enrolled at Elon and started classes Monday.
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.
The Elon University football team’s schedule for the 2017 season was released Wednesday, Feb. 1. The Phoenix will play the same eight Colonial Athletic Association teams it played last year, with the locations flipped from 2016.
No matter how hard Elon University tried to keep the influence of North Carolina’s House Bill 2 off of its campus, the controversial bill has created yet another problem for Elon. And this time, it’s with the football team.