Women's Soccer


NEWS 9/11/14 11:28pm

Phoenix not shaken by losing skid

The Elon University women’s soccer team kept its composure despite struggles to open up the year.  After beating Jacksonville State University 2-0 in its season opener, the Phoenix has lost four straight games. “Four straight losses is something we’re not used to,” said Elon head coach Chris Neal.


NEWS 9/2/14 11:32pm

Insley's long road to recovery paying dividends

Elon University junior defender Mel Insley is back in action for the women’s soccer team after suffering ACL and menisicus injuries that kept her from the field.  After being cleared at the end of spring ball, Insley has burst onto the scene this fall, starting all four matches for the Phoenix.


NEWS 8/23/14 12:33am

Bennett and Insley lead Elon past Jacksonville State

The Elon University women’s soccer team opened up its 2014 season in winning fashion with a 2-0 victory against Jacksonville State University. Freshman forward Grace Bennett scored her first collegiate goal and junior defender Mel Insley scored a beautiful free kick from 40 yards out to seal the victory for the Phoenix. “I’m really happy with the outcome, but…I think there’s so much more potential,” Insley said. Elon’s first chance of the season came from a cross from senior forward Raychel Diver, but the ball was cleared away nicely for a throw-in.


NEWS 8/5/14 6:42pm

Elon tabbed eighth in CAA women's soccer poll

RICHMOND, Va. — Elon University was picked to finish eighth in the Colonial Athletic Association preseason women's soccer coaches poll, released Tuesday. Elon is in its first year in the CAA after an 11-year tenure in the Southern Conference.


NEWS 11/21/13 4:00pm

If Elon had been in the Colonial Athletic Association this year...

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.  If Elon had been a member of the CAA this year, below is how the Phoenix would have compared to the rest of the conference. Elon Men's Soccer The Southern Conference Tournament champions three years running, the men’s soccer team will enter the CAA as what is probably the best equipped Elon athletic team from the fall season.