Elon University softball won both games in its doubleheader against Fairleigh Dickinson University Sunday afternoon, 5-1 and 9-4. After beating Fairleigh Dickinson once Saturday, the Phoenix came out strong, scoring two in the first inning.
Elon University’s softball team split its games in the Elon Phoenix Classic Saturday losing 4-1 to North Carolina A&T State University and beating Fairleigh Dickinson University 6-0.
The Elon University softball team went 1-4 at the Citrus Classic Tournament in Orlando, Florida over the weekend.
The Elon University softball team started its home season off with a bang, defeating North Carolina A&T State University 14-4 Wednesday afternoon. Sophomore third baseman Kristin Hoover hit a grand slam in the sixth to end the game on a run-rule.
The Elon University softball team was picked to finish fourth in the Colonial Athletic Association. That shouldn’t be taken lightly. Neither should Elon’s impressive third-place showing last year in its first CAA season.
The Elon University softball team will not be short on motivation heading into its 2016 season. The Phoenix will return to Athens, Georgia to open up its season in the UGA Red and Black Showcase. Elon will play double-headers on Feb.
Thanksgiving break has been extended at Elon University this school year, classes are off for a full week instead of three days.
Most college students spend their Friday evenings going out and hanging with friends. For members of the Elon softball team, they spent their evening at Allied Churches of Alamance County handing out food to the those in need. Patrons lined up outside the Burlington shelter anxiously awaiting a dinner featuring turkey and cheese sandwiches, salad and various tasty desserts.
Elon has four two-games sets with North Carolina schools
The doubleheader between the Elon University and Towson University softball teams today was a tale of two completely different games. After struggling in the batter’s box and on the pitcher’s mound in the first game, the Phoenix lost 6-1.
Two hits were all Elon could manage when it traveled to Virginia Tech University on Wednesday.
While many freshmen take months or years to earn their spot in a Division I lineup, Kiandra Mitchum, a freshman pitcher for the Elon University softball team, started opening day for the Phoenix. So far this season, Mitchum has made 14 appearances, 12 of which she started on the mound.
A six-run sixth inning barrage from the Phoenix offense propelled Elon University's softball squad to a 10-4 home win over the East Carolina University Pirates on Wednesday. Elon now rides a five-game winning streak as it heads into Colonial Athletic Association play this weekend. The Pirates struck first in the top of the first inning as three hits drove across the first run of the game.
The Elon University softball team's bats were on fire in its doubleheader on Tuesday against Rider University.
Despite an early deficit, the Phoenix offense rallied for the victory Sunday, March 15 in its game against the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
After rain postponed the game to Thursday, March 12, the Elon University softball team traveled to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
After the Elon University softball team returned from the Citrus Classic in Orlando, Florida, it went nine days without playing a game because of inclement weather. This length of time in the middle of the season with no games or consistent practice regiment can often get the better of a team and cause it to crumble, especially since softball relies on repetition and constantly practicing different skills. “The team loves to play games,” said junior infielder Emily Cameron.
The Elon University women’s softball team defeated Hampton University 4-3 on Friday. The teams were tied going into the bottom of the ninth when freshman shortstop Hannah Olson hit a sacrifice fly to right field to score senior third baseman Aly Quintana and give the Phoenix the win. Through two innings, the teams were tied at 1-1.
The Elon University softball team opened the Elon Softball Tournament Friday, March 6 against Lafayette University.
The Elon University softball team won its sixth consecutive game Wednesday, March 4 against North Carolina State University at Hunt Park. Freshman Kiandra Mitchum started in the circle for the second straight game for the Phoenix.