Men's Soccer

SPORTS 10/20/18 11:32pm

Elon's playoff hopes end with home loss to Hofstra

The Elon Phoenix celebrated senior night by taking on Hofstra University on Saturday night under the lights. The Phoenix were unable to pull out the victory, finishing the year winless at home. Elon’s playoff hopes are gone, as they needed a win to qualify for the tournament.

SPORTS 10/10/18 11:24pm

Goodrum and No. 13 UNCW take down Elon

The Elon University Phoenix (3-7-1) took on the University of North Carolina Wilmington Seahawks (9-2-1) ranked No. 13 in the country on Wednesday night. In the on-and-off rain and intense humidity, the Phoenix were unable to break a six-game winless streak against the Seahawks who were yet to lose a game in the CAA conference, falling 2-0.

SPORTS 10/4/18 11:04am

Elon men’s soccer outlasted by Delaware Blue Hens in late game thriller

The Elon Phoenix (3-6-1) could not equalize the Blue Hens of Delaware (3-7-0) after a goal midway through the second half broke the Phoenix positive drives. Evident throughout the match was the team's intense desire to win its first Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) conference game this year, but with a low shot count of seven, only one on target, the Phoenix did not come out with the outcome they needed. 

SPORTS 11/5/17 2:43pm

Men's soccer knocked out of conference tournament

 In the CAA quarterfinals game this weekend, the game-winner came in the 66th minute, when Elon conceded a penalty and Charleston senior striker Leland Archer delivered calmly from the spot. The Cougars were then able to keep Elon from scoring over the final 24 minutes, securing the victory and punching a ticket to the semifinals. 

SPORTS 10/24/17 9:05pm

Men's soccer pushes for postseason berth

The Elon University men’s soccer team secured a much needed 1-0 victory against Drexel University Oct. 21, thanks to a first-half goal from senior striker Elijah Agu — who later left the game because of an injury.

SPORTS 9/24/17 12:00am

Men's soccer drops points at home vs JMU

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.

SPORTS 9/6/17 8:00am

Phoenix maintains shutout streak on soccer field

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.

SPORTS 3/8/17 10:00am

Reeves ready to maximize ‘truly talented’ Elon

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.

SPORTS 2/23/17 2:33pm

Marc Reeves tabbed as Elon men's soccer coach

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.

SPORTS 2/7/17 10:42am

Little resigns as men's soccer coach

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.

SPORTS 11/6/16 12:42am

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

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.

SPORTS 11/4/16 3:00pm

Men's soccer gears up for CAA tournament

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.

SPORTS 10/30/16 3:00pm

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

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.

SPORTS 10/23/16 1:12am

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

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.

SPORTS 10/21/16 8:34pm

Men's soccer prepares for home stretch

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.