Senior midfielder James Brace scored the decisive goal for the second straight match as No. 11 Elon University men's soccer team defeated the University of North Carolina at Wilmington 2-1 Oct 14.
Senior midfielder James Brace’s strike in the 26th minute proved to be the difference maker in the Elon University men’s soccer team’s 1-0 victory over Lipscomb University. We had a lot of opportunities to get a second goal and kill the game off,” said head coach Chris Little.
The No. 13 ranked Elon University men’s soccer team returned to winning ways with a 2-1 victory over Northeastern University, on a Wednesday afternoon at Rudd Field. “We played well, the second half particularly we created some really good chances,” said head coach Chris little.
When senior forward Cooper Vandermaas-Peeler arrived on Elon University’s campus in January 2015 he wasn’t alone. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill transfer not only joined eager new teammates but also enjoyed a homecoming of sorts with close friends and family. Though, Cooper has a new role for the Phoenix.
The impending rain coming from Hurricane Joaquin has forced postponements of matches for both the Elon University men's and women's soccer teams this weekend. The next match for the women's team is 7 p.m. Monday at Francis Marion University. The men will not be in action again until 7 p.m. Oct. 10, against Lipscomb University.
The No. 10 Elon University men's soccer team lost its first Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) contest 4-1 to the College of William and Mary.
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On the heels of its highest ranking in program history, the No. 8 Elon University men’s soccer team lost for the first time in 2015, losing 3-1 to the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina. A second half brace from junior midfielder Danny Deakin sank the Phoenix after senior midfielder Eduardo Alvarez leveled the match at one apiece in the 50th minute. The win drops Elon to 7-1, while the win brings South Carolina to 4-2-1. The Phoenix’s first chance of the game came from a shot by senior midfielder Miguel Salazar in the fifth minute, but his effort from the top of the box was blocked by the Gamecocks defense.
No. 20 Elon University men’s soccer got their Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) campaign kicked off with a 3-1 win on Friday night, beating the Drexel Dragons in front of an overflow crowd that lined the fences at Rudd Field.
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The fourth shutout in five games for goalkeeper Matthew Jegier helped the Elon University men's soccer team to a 4-0 win over former Southern Conference foe Davidson on Saturday night at Rudd Field.
The Elon University men's soccer team has started 4-0 for the first time since 2006. The Phoenix wrapped up their weekend in Wilmington, North Carolina at the Courtyard Wilmington-Wrightsville Beach Classic with a pair of victories over Campbell University and the University of North Carolina. Last week, the Phoenix picked up their first two wins of the year with victories over DePaul University and St.
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Elon University’s athletic department acted swiftly to appoint a new men’s soccer head coach following the resignation of Darren Powell in April 2014.