Sports


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.


SPORTS 4/8/18 4:01pm

Eight Months for Two Minutes

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.


SPORTS 4/1/18 3:45pm

Brnovich's sophomore campaign off to a hot start

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.  


SPORTS 3/13/18 10:00am

Back on top: Phoenix dancing again

Punching a ticket to the Big Dance is the goal of every Division I college basketball team at the start of the year. Elon University is no different. After coming off its first appearance in the NCAA Tournament last year, the fate of this year’s team was uncertain. Replacing half the squad with freshmen, there was no telling if this would be a make or break year.