Track and Field

Sports Briefs - April 18, 2012

4/17/12 6:40pm

Two Elon men’s basketball recruits honored The future of Elon University men’s basketball team got a little brighter this past week, as two recruits for head coach Matt Matheny’s squad were named to county all-star teams. Tanner Samson, of Regis Jesuit High School in Aurora, Co., was named to the All-Continental League first team for his play during his senior season.

Salek hits the books and the pavement hard

4/13/12 11:15am

Amy Salek is the quintessential student-athlete. A senior hailing from Wycoff, N.J., she excels on both the field as a runner and in the classroom as a student. Throughout her four years at Elon University, Salek has not only won numerous awards on the track, but has also been recognized for her work in the classroom, a balancing act that isn’t always easy. How does she do it? “A lot of hard work and dedication,” Salek said.

Sports Briefs - April 4, 2012

4/4/12 12:34am

Irwin signs professional soccer contract with Charlotte Eagles Former Elon University goalkeeper Clint Irwin signed with the Charlotte Eagles of the United Soccer Leagues. This is the third professional organization for Irwin, who spent a preseason with Major League Soccer’s New England Revolution and 2011 with Capital City FC in Ottawa, Canada.

Sports Briefs - March 14, 2012

3/14/12 11:25am

SoCon honors Phoenix’s O’Shea as Player of the Week  Senior pitcher Erin O’Shea was named the Southern Conference’s softball Player of the Week for games played March 5-11. She helped the Phoenix to a series sweep of Furman University over the weekend, hitting .714 with five hits, four runs, four RBI and three stolen bases.