In May 2013, Elon University President Leo Lambert and Athletic Director Dave Blank announced Elon would transition to the Colonial Athletic Association starting before the 2014-2015 academic year.Â If Elon had been a member of the CAA this year, below is how the Phoenix would have compared to the ...
Senior hitter Cali Estes breathed a heavy sigh after Davidson College scored the last point to end her final match at Alumni Gym.
The Elon University volleyball team fell to the University of North Carolina at Greensboro 3-0 (25-19, 25-21, 25-20) on Wednesday, Nov.
On Friday and Saturday Nov. 8 and 9, the Elon University volleyball team played its final road games of the regular season and fell to Wofford College 3-1 (25-22, 20-25, 25-23, 25-20) and Furman University 3-1 (22-25, 25-16, 25-16, 25-19). The Phoenix are now 7-7 in Southern Conference play, and fifth in the conference standings. In the first set against the Terriers, Wofford tied the game at 8-all after a kill by senior middle blocker Wendy Burnett.
After dominating the first two sets, the Elon University volleyball team found itself with its back against the wall in the fourth set trailing Western Carolina University 21-16.
With a .327 hitting percentage, a mere 10 errors and 44 kills, Appalachian State University rolled through Alumni Gym and topped the Elon University volleyball team 3-0 (25-20, 25-23, 25-12) Friday, Nov.
For the second straight night, the Elon University volleyball team had to go to five sets to take down a Southern Conference foe after an extended third set slipped through their fingers.
For the first time since the season-ending loss in the Southern Conference tournament, the Elon University volleyball team took on Furman University with a chip on its shoulder. For three sets, that emotion got the better of the Phoenix.
The Elon University volleyball team lost at Samford University Friday, Oct. 18, 3-0 (14-25, 21-25, 21-25), and won against the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga the following day, 3-2 (22-25, 22-25, 25-22, 25-17, 15-12). The Phoenix is now 4-4 in Southern Conference play and has a 13-11 record on the season. Against the Bulldogs, Elon got in an 8-4 hole early after a service error by senior defensive specialist Maggie Reichard.
The Elon University volleyball team got off to a slow start on Saturday, Oct. 12, inside Alumni Gym and never recovered, as a strong Georgia Southern University attack powered the way to a 3-0 (25-10, 26-24, 25-16) win over the Phoenix. The visiting Eagles (17-3 overall, 5-1 Southern Conference) jumped out to an 8-2 lead in the first set, causing Elon head coach Mary Tendler to burn a timeout.
Freshman outside hitter Kayla Agae said the Elon University volleyball team couldn’t even remember the last time they played on their home court inside Alumni Gym. That last time was on Sept.
The Elon University volleyball team knocked off North Carolina A&T State University on the road Tuesday, Oct.
The Elon University volleyball team swept Davidson College Friday, Oct. 4 by a score of 3-0 (25-19, 25-16, 25-17), The match, which was Elon’s fourth straight road game to start conference play, was all-Phoenix after the first set.
The Elon University volleyball team was competitive in each set Wednesday, Oct. 2 against the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, the Phoenix fell to the Spartans 3-1 (25-22, 25-20, 17-25, 25-19). Elon competed in each set, tying it at 20-all in the first set and tying it at 19-all in the second and third sets.
For two hours and 10 minutes, the Elon University volleyball team was the underdog versus Radford University Sept.
The Elon University volleyball team lost at Georgia Southern University 3-1 (25-20, 25-17, 25-27, 25-21) Friday Sept.
The Elon University volleyball team won all three matches through the weekend at the 49er Invitational in Charlotte, N.C.
The Elon University volleyball team bested Radford University 3-2 Wednesday, Sept. 19, 3-2 (25-23, 17-25, 23-25, 25-21, 15-8), despite letting five errors blow a 23-18 lead in the third set that could have changed the course of the entire match. But the Phoenix recovered by grinding through the fourth set and cruising in the fifth, looking as if the third set didn’t even happen. “The players responded really well,” said Elon coach Mary Tendler.
The Elon University volleyball team thrived on scoring runs during the first two games of the Elon Phoenix Classic, but wasn’t able to break free against East Carolina University on Saturday Sept.
The Elon University volleyball team hosted Gardner-Webb University Friday Sept. 13, and neither side was able to run away with the victory throughout the first four sets. Then the fifth set happened. Elon rolled easily to a 15-2 set win, and toppled the Runnin’ Bulldogs 3-2 (25-22, 19-25, 25-23, 17-25, 15-2) in the first game of the Elon Phoenix Classic in Alumni Gym. “I think we were determined to not lose another fifth set,” said Elon head coach Mary Tendler, referring to the team snapping a three-game losing streak in five set matches.