Thereâs an Elon University menâs soccer reunion of sorts beginning in San Antonio. Former Elon menâs soccer head coach Darren Powell was named the first head coach of the expansion franchise San Antonio FC in January, whoâll play in the United Soccer League (USL) â the third tier of the United ...
Fomer Elon University menâs soccer head coach Darren Powell signed two former Elon players â defender Sam McBride and midfielder Miguel Salazar â 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 ...
Former Elon University men's soccer coach Darren Powell has been named head coach of the United Soccer League's new franchise in San Antonio. The club, which begins play in March, announced the hire Thursday. “It’s a very exciting challenge,” Powell said in a release.
Elon University men’s soccer freshman midfielder Bill Beresford was in the 18-man match day roster for Chesterfield Football Club against Peterborough United Football Club in a League One contest on Boxing Day 2014 – the British equivalent of playing football on Thanksgiving. “I warmed up and to be fair, I actually thought I was going to come on and make my debut,” Beresford said. “I was gutted it didn’t end up that way.” Chesterfield were cruising in the match winning 3-0 against Peterborough and Beresford could sense it was his time. “There was 20 minutes to go and we had a really good chance, we should have scored but one of the lads put it over the bar,” he said. “They ended up going down the other end and scoring.”
The Elon University men's soccer team lost to Clemson University 5-2 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Sunday. The defeat ends the season for the team, who finished with a 14-6-1 record. The Tigers were led by senior forward T.J. Casner, who scored a goal in each half. His second goal gave Clemson its first 3-goal lead of the match. Elon responded immediately thanks to freshman forward Jaiden Fortune, who scored less than one minute after Casner’s second goal.
The Elon University men’s soccer team celebrated an emphatic 3-0 victory over Winthrop University Nov. 19. The Phoenix's seniors accounted for all three goals in the first NCAA Tournament win in Elon program history (2013's match with Clemson ended in a tie, 1-1).
It didn't feel like 2013, but perhaps Elon University preferred this result. Little drama, little worry.
Managing Editor Tommy Hamzik is at Rudd Field as the Elon University men's soccer team hosts Winthrop University in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
The Elon University men’s soccer team is returning to the NCAA tournament after a one-year absence. The Phoenix will host Big South Conference champions Winthrop University Thursday, Nov.
The Elon University men’s soccer team was eliminated from the semi-finals of the CAA tournament following a 5-4 penalty shootout defeat to the University of Delaware.
Eight Elon University men’s soccer players were named to All-Colonial Athletic Association (CAA)cq jsteams, as released by the league offices Nov. 12. Senior defender Nathan Diehl was named CAA Defender of the Year and in addition to being named First Team All-CAA alongside fellow Phoenix senior midfielders James Brace and Miguel Salazar.
Senior defender Nathan Diehl’s game-winning header in the second period of overtime against College of Charleston Oct. 31 clinched the Elon University men’s soccer team a share of the regular Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) title and its place as the No. 2 seed in the conference tournament.
The Elon University men’s soccer team lost for the first time at Rudd Field in 2015 following a 2-0 defeat to Radford University Nov. 4 in nonconference play.
Senior night ended in dramatic fashion on Halloween, as the No. 24-ranked Elon University men's soccer team pulled out a last-minute victory in a crucial Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) finale against College of Charleston in sudden-death. The game, otherwise marred by untimely penalties and missed opportunities, was scoreless through 90 minutes of regulation as well as the ten-minute overtime period.
With 12 wins, achieving the team’s highest ranking in program history earlier this year, and the longest winning streak to start a season in team history, Chris Little, head coach of Elon University’s men’s soccer team, has a lot to appreciate on the field. Though the second-year head coach is always widening his focus, keeping an eye on national rankings and opposing team’s Ratings Percentage Index (RPI). “It’s really important to us and it’s always has been to the program because why would you put all your eggs into once basket in terms of just winning the conference tournament?” said head coach Chris Little.
The No. 10 Elon University men’s soccer team lost 1-0 on the road Oct. 24 to No. 24 Hofstra University in a battle of ranked Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) teams. The win for Hofstra makes it the regular season CAA champion, meaning the Pride will host the CAA semi-finals and finals later this season. With a win over or a draw against the College of Charleston in its season finale, Elon can earn a bye past the quarterfinals by finishing in the top two in the conference.
The No. 10-ranked Elon University men's soccer team allowed two unanswered goals through headers to Duke as the Blue Devils defeated the Phoenix 2-1 in overtime.
When Elon University men’s soccer head coach Chris Little is creating his starting lineup, he’s looking for a balance. “Our system isn’t really set up just for one player to be the guy scoring goals,” Little said.
The Elon University men's soccer team came from behind for the second time in three matches in its 2-1 victory over James Madison University in Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) play.