Sports


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. 


SPORTS 3/12/18 9:03pm

Elon to face N.C. State in 1st round of NCAA Tournament

Nerves ran high for some as the Elon University women’s basketball team waited to see where they will be playing the first round of the NCAA Tournament.  But not head coach Charlotte Smith. “I was pretty relaxed,” she said. “[The show] eventually get to us, so I was pretty calm.” Waiting until the final region was revealed, the No.13-ranked Phoenix faces No. 4 North Carolina State University at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, March 16 in Raleigh. 


SPORTS 3/10/18 3:28pm

Elon punches back-to-back tickets to NCAA Tournament

PHILADELPHIA – The Elon University women's basketball team is going dancing for the second straight year. The No. 3-seeded Elon team knocked off No. 1 Drexel University in the title game of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) tournament 57-45 to claim its second CAA title in a row.