By Jack Haley | 06/22/2018
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Phoenix baseball coach Mike Kennedy earns the 700th win of his career
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.
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.
The Elon University women’s lacrosse team hosted the No. 6 Towson University Tigers on Friday night at Rudd Field. Elon was unable to knock off the nationally ranked Tigers, dropping the decision 10-4.
Golf is often overlooked when thinking of traditional sports. However, golfers like Senior Jake Leavitt are starting to turn heads on campus.
While they are usually only seen on the sidelines at Rudd Field or at halftime on the court at Alumni Gym, it was time for the Elon dance team to take the spotlight at the National Dance Association (NDA) national competition this past weekend in Daytona Beach, Florida.
The unquestioned leader of Elon's track and field team balances her life outside of athletics while she attempts to become a national champion.
For sophomore right hander Kyle Brnovich, strikeouts are everything. He entered his seventh start of the season against the College of Charleston Cougars on Friday, March 30 with 61 Ks, good enough for fifth in Division I Baseball.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was seen touring Elon’s campus on Friday morning. Goodell was touring the school with his family, including his wife, former Fox News anchor Jane Skinner.