For upperclassmen Sydney Busa and Maddie Jaudon, stepping onto the home court in Alumni Gym is an experience they are used to. Something they are not used to doing all the time...hitting career milestones.
First year head coach Curt Cignetti is officially a winner at Elon University. In his second game, the Phoenix football team defeated Furman University 34-31 after a field goal by freshman kicker Owen Johnson with five seconds left.
The Elon University men’s soccer team took care of business Friday night with an impressive 3-0 victory over in-state rivals High Point University.
The Elon University men’s soccer team is off to a dominant start. After starting the season with a 0-0 draw against out-of conference opponent Fordham, the Phoenix has collected two shutout wins against the University of Central Florida and Presbyterian College by scores of 1-0 and 2-0, respectively.
TOLEDO, Ohio — The Elon University football team dropped its 2017 opener Thursday night against the University of Toledo 47-13. The Curt Cignetti era got off to a rocky start as the offense struggled to get anything going throughout the game. Elon played eight true-freshman during the game in addition to its head coach’s debut.
Elon soccer forward Elijah Agu said there's no other way to explain it. The pieces just didn't fall into place last year.
When the Elon University football team took to the practice field Saturday afternoon, there was a hint of rustiness as the start of fall classes loomed ahead for the coming week. First-year head coach Curt Cignetti wasn’t using it as an excuse though.
Talk to just about any student at Elon and they’ll say they’re proud to go here. Some will tell you how much they love the campus, others will tell you how much they love their professors.
FOOTBALL Elon is facing a stacked schedule this fall. Five of the Phoenix’ opponents this year are ranked in the top 25 in the FCS coaches poll.
With the season-opening race on Saturday here in Elon, the new coach of the cross country team looks to elevate the program to places it hasn’t gone before. On July 13, Athletic Director Dave Blank announced that Kevin Jermyn would be taking the helm of the cross country program.
Ahead of the cross country season, one runner will be missing from the starting line. Molly Offstein was struck by a car in March while on a run.
Nick Ciolkowski is the two-time reigning Colonial Athletic Association individual champion. Going into this season, the junior aims to capture his third title, but also sets his eyes on something larger.
Elon University’s volleyball team started their season last week with some new faces on the court.
Elon senior Jordan Barrett was eating lunch when he got the call - the left-hand pitcher had been selected by the Blue Jays and is headed to join the Blue Jays organization.
The Athletic Department is looking for a new head coach after Dave Blank announced the resignation of Chris Polk today.
Molly Offstein is leaving the Shepherd Center in Atlanta to receive treatment at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in her home state of Maryland, according to a Facebook post from her father, Evan Offstein. Offstein is still recovering after being hit by a car in March. The post provided an update on Offstein's health, explaining that her physical health is improving, but she has not showed signs of any significant recovery from her traumatic brain injury (TBI). She has not exited a vegetative state.
One member of the Elon University women’s track and field has qualified for the NCAA outdoor championships in Eugene, Oregon. Junior Bryanna Hames is the first athlete in program history to qualify after finishing 11th overall in the discus at the NCAA East Preliminaries on Friday, May 26.
Senior Women’s basketball forward Lauren Brown has an impressive statistics sheet on the court, but her academic skills are just as awe-inspiring. Brown walked into an empty Alumni Gym in a dress and heels she is wearing due to a prior speaking engagement at a women’s philanthropy event. She entered the gym as confident and poised in business attire as she seems to be in a uniform on game day.
CHAPEL HILL — The Elon University women’s lacrosse team dug a hole that proved too deep to climb out of Friday afternoon, falling to the University of Virginia 11-9 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Chapel Hill. In the fourth-year program’s first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance, Elon saw the Cavaliers burst out of the gates in each half, scoring the first four goals of the match, including two on counterattacks.