Men's Soccer

Elon men's soccer wins third-straight SoCon Tournament title in double overtime

11/17/13 5:43pm

It took nearly two overtime sessions, but the Elon University men’s soccer team beat Wofford College 1-0 in the Southern Conference Tournament championship game to win its third-straight conference title and earn its third-straight berth into the NCAA Tournament. Dealing with a driving rain and a boisterous, pro-Wofford crowd in Greenville, S.C., the Phoenix and Terriers played a hard-fought, tightly contested game that saw both sides have their fair share of chances.

Elon men's soccer wins thriller on penalty kicks in SoCon quarterfinals

11/9/13 9:04pm

Elon University men’s soccer head coach Darren Powell could barely watch. As senior defenseman Nick Butterly walked toward the penalty spot, Powell paced up and down the sideline muttering encouragement as his bench players stood a few feet away, arms around eachother’s shoulders. “I just wanted to be part of the action,” Powell said.

Elon comes from behind, clinches No. 2 seed in SoCon tournament

11/2/13 10:59pm

The Elon University men’s soccer team concluded its regular season with a 4-3 win over the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in a wildly entertaining, back-and-forth game at Rudd field. The Phoenix faced two separate two-goal deficits, including being down 3-1 with 30 minutes remaining in the game.

Competition within Elon men's soccer pushes junior Jason Waterman forward

9/26/13 7:24am

Elon University men’s soccer junior forward Jason Waterman isn’t after personal records. While Waterman has the job of filling the void left by Chris Thomas, who led the country in goals and points in 2012, following Thomas’ 23-goal season with one of his own isn’t what the forward is interested in. Related: Filling the gaps: Elon men's soccer looks to replace holes left by Thomas, Latigue “It’s not about individual accolades.