Sports


SPORTS 8/2/18 8:35pm

The Future of Alumni Gym

Since Alumni Gym closed its doors to athletic competition on March 1, 2018 to pave the way for the new Schar Center, the future of the space has been widely speculated. Larry Mellinger, the Director of Campus Recreation and Wellness, has some answers.


SPORTS 7/17/18 3:57pm

Elon golfers shine in the summer

Two Elon golfers have left their marks on the links this summer. Patrick Frodigh ’18 and rising senior Katherine Reilly performed at some of the highest levels an amateur can.


SPORTS 6/25/18 7:35pm

CAA women's basketball tournament coming to Elon in 2020

The Schar Center has yet to open its doors, but the list of high-caliber events it’s set to host continues to grow. Elon University’s new arena will be the host site for the 2020 Colonial Athletic Association Women’s Basketball Championship, according to a league announcement on Monday.


SPORTS 6/22/18 4:21pm

Men's basketball team announces 2018-2019 recruits

Men’s basketball head coach Matt Matheny has officially announced three freshmen that will fly with the Phoenix in the upcoming inaugural season at the Schar Center. Chuck Hannah, Andy Pack and Kris Wooten will all be playing under Matt Matheny, looking to add a fresh spark to the Elon program.


SPORTS 6/13/18 12:57pm

Brnovich named First Team All-American, All-Region

This season continues to get sweeter for sophomore right-hand pitcher Kyle Brnovich. After becoming a semi-finalist for the 2018 Golden Spikes award, the most prestigious award an amateur baseball player can earn, Brnovich has now claimed All-American and All-Regional honors. 


SPORTS 6/8/18 8:48am

From Latham Park to the Major Leagues

For the eighth time in eleven years, multiple Elon baseball players heard their name called during to 2018 Major League Baseball Draft, held in Secaucus, New Jersey from June 4 through June 6.


SPORTS 6/8/18 8:46am

Softball star and NC native makes history

Kara Shutt '18 was drafted in the 12th round (pick 48 overall) by moh-BEEL! USA. The outfielder being drafted marked a historic moment in Elon history. Shutt is the female student-athlete to be drafted to a professional league.


SPORTS 4/29/18 5:37pm

Club baseball honors Breslin Wiley

Saturday, April 28, marked six months since junior engineering major Breslin Wiley passed away. Club baseball honored him by winning its game, retiring his jersey and planting a tree in memory of him.


SPORTS 4/29/18 4:19pm

Nwokeji signs with Steelers

Elon offensive lineman Ikenna Nwokeji just became the 12th Phoenix to sign a contract to the NFL when he signed on with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Saturday, April 28.


SPORTS 4/24/18 8:32pm

Schar Center inches closer to completion

Just down North Williamson Avenue, a shiny new building awaits the day when it can open its doors and greet the community. The Schar Center, named after the family who donated the majority of money to build it, is the 5,100-seat arena that will be the new home of the Elon University women’s volleyball team and men’s and women’s basketball teams. The arena will replace the current, 1,600-seat Alumni Gym, which the teams and coaching staffs of those three Phoenix squads currently call home.


SPORTS 4/23/18 12:33am

Elon baseball team hosts alumni weekend

Elon baseball alumni of new and old came to campus during the second annual Baseball Alumni Weekend from April 20 to 22. The gathering of old friends and teammates was complemented by tailgates, dinners, and cheering on the current squad as they swept the University of Hartford Hawks.


SPORTS 4/21/18 9:24pm

Elon tennis falls in CAA semifinals

It was a disappointing day on Saturday for Elon tennis at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center. Both the men and women played in semifinal matches at the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) tournament, and unfortunately, both saw their seasons come to a close.


SPORTS 4/17/18 11:42pm

Hitting the ground running

Looking back at the season so far, the women’s track and field team has succeeded in many endeavors, and has many noteworthy competitors that embody what it means to be a Phoenix athlete. 


SPORTS 4/16/18 7:19pm

Elon to open Schar Center against UNC

Elon University has announced that the Phoenix will be hosting the preseason national No. 9 team in the country, the University of North Carolina Tar Heels to ring in the opening of the Schar Center on Friday, Nov. 9, according to an email sent across the university.