Men's Soccer

Men's soccer drops points at home vs JMU

9/24/17 12:00am

The Elon University men’s soccer team drew 0-0 with Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) rivals James Madison University on Saturday evening, marking the team’s fourth consecutive draw and fifth of the season.

Men's soccer off to a scorching start

9/20/17 8:30am

The Elon University men’s soccer team is off to a hot start this season with no losses after six outings under new head coach Marc Reeves. Now, they’re hoping to make another appearance in the NCAA tournament at the end of the season.

Phoenix maintains shutout streak on soccer field

9/6/17 8:00am

The Elon University men’s soccer team is off to a dominant start. After starting the season with a 0-0 draw against out-of conference opponent Fordham, the Phoenix has collected two shutout wins against the University of Central Florida and Presbyterian College by scores of 1-0 and 2-0, respectively.

Reeves ready to maximize ‘truly talented’ Elon

3/8/17 10:00am

It’s fair to say that neither Marc Reeves nor the Elon University men’s soccer team expected to be in this situation. Reeves had been enjoying a run of success never before seen at Radford University, winning three straight Big South Conference regular season championships and making back-to-back NCAA Tournaments. Meanwhile, Elon finished in the top four of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) for the third time in its three years in the CAA. With the entire starting lineup returning, former head coach Chris Little’s bunch seemed to have sights set high.

Marc Reeves tabbed as Elon men's soccer coach

2/23/17 2:33pm

The Elon University men's soccer team has hired Marc Reeves as its new head coach, the school announced late Wednesday night. Reeves had previously been the head coach at Radford University for seven seasons, leading the Highlanders to the NCAA Tournament the past two seasons.

Little resigns as men's soccer coach

2/7/17 10:42am

Elon University head men's soccer coach Chris Little resigned from his position Tuesday morning to become the Director of Coaching for the academy of the MLS' Seattle Sounders FC. In his three seasons as head coach, Little led the Phoenix to a 30-18-9 record, earning one NCAA Tournament appearance and getting the school's first win in an NCAA Tournament match in 2015. Elon won a share of the Colonial Athletic Association regular season championship in 2015, a season in which the Phoenix reached its highest-ever national ranking, at eighth. He becomes the second consecutive men's soccer head coach to leave the program for an MLS academy director job after Darren Powell left after 2013 to lead Orlando City SC's Academy.

Men's soccer season ends with 1-0 loss in CAA quarterfinals

11/6/16 12:42am

The Elon University men's soccer team's season is effectively over after the Phoenix fell to the College of William and Mary 1-0 Saturday night in the CAA tournament quarterfinal match at Rudd Field. Despite being outshot 12 to five, the Phoenix had plenty of opportunities around the net, including three corner kicks.

Men's soccer gears up for CAA tournament

11/4/16 3:00pm

The Elon University men’s soccer team is gearing up for what is expected by many to be a competitive post-season tournament in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA). The Phoenix will undoubtedly be looking to get out of the slump it endured towards the end of the season that saw head coach Chris Little’s team drop three straight matches despite having played tough and competitive soccer throughout each performance.

Men's soccer loses 3rd straight match in 3-1 defeat to Hofstra

10/30/16 3:00pm

The Elon University men’s soccer team lost its third straight match at Rudd Field Saturday evening to Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) regular season champion Hofstra University 3-1. The match was level at 1-1 heading into the final twenty minutes of play, but the deadlock was broken when Hofstra freshman forward Luke Brown was able to collect a save from Elon redshirt sophomore goalkeeper Matthew Jegier and kick the ball into the goal, giving the Pride the lead.

Agu’s brace not enough for men's soccer vs. Delaware

10/23/16 1:12am

The difficult Homecoming Saturday continued late into the evening for the Elon University athletics teams as the men's soccer team lost to Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) rival University of Delaware 3-2 at Rudd Field. The Phoenix’s two first-half goals from junior striker Elijah Agu proved to be in vain, as the Blue Hens were able to recover from a 2-1 deficit to get the win at Rudd Field by a score of 3-2 on Saturday night.

Men's soccer prepares for home stretch

10/21/16 8:34pm

For the Elon University men’s soccer team, the schedule has worked out for a massive two-week  home stretch that starts tomorrow night. The Phoenix hosts four matches in the 12 days, including three Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) matches against the top three teams in the conference.

Freshman forward brings new look to men's soccer

9/6/16 4:00pm

After an opening weekend with many opportunities missed, Elon University men’s soccer freshman forward Tuki Tayali felt frustration setting in. Tayali missed his first three shots wide Friday night against St.

Men's soccer stands firm in 1-0 win over Detroit Mercy

9/5/16 3:57pm

An early goal and a little bit of luck helped the Elon University men’s soccer team defeat the University of Detroit Mercy 1-0 Sunday night. The Phoenix got on the board early when sophomore forward Jaiden Fortune hit a cross from redshirt sophomore midfielder Marcel Farenholz in mid-air with his right foot and speared it past the Titan keeper for a fourth minute goal.

Kicking it in San Antonio

4/5/16 5:30pm

There’s an Elon University men’s soccer reunion of sorts beginning in San Antonio. Former Elon men’s soccer head coach Darren Powell was named the first head coach of the expansion franchise San Antonio FC in January, who’ll play in the United Soccer League (USL) – the third tier of the United States’ soccer pyramid.

Former men's soccer players sign with former coach

2/16/16 1:43pm

Fomer Elon University men’s soccer head coach Darren Powell signed two former Elon players — defender Sam McBride and midfielder Miguel Salazar — to contracts with San Antonio FC, the club announced Monday. Powell was named head coach of the expansion club in January, and the two former players will play in the United Soccer League (USL) for San Antonio FC, which is the third tier of the soccer system in the United States. “We are very happy for both Miguel and Sam to realize their dream as professional players,” said Elon head coach Chris Little.