Women's Soccer

Elon's Dennion wins SoCon Player of the Year honor

11/5/13 3:56pm

After scoring 13 goals in the regular season and two more in the quarterfinals of the Southern Conference Tournament, Elon University's Nicole Dennion was named the women's soccer SoCon Player of the Year by the league offices Tuesday, Nov.

Dennion’s late goals send Elon women's soccer to SoCon semifinals

11/3/13 10:50pm

Last time a Southern Conference opponent earned a lead on the Elon University women’s soccer team, the Phoenix lost one of its two games on the season. The second time around, Elon knew how to navigate the defensive-minded Davidson College Wildcats in the quarterfinals of the SoCon tournament Sunday, Nov.

How Elon women's soccer wins and loses the SoCon Tournament

11/2/13 1:28pm

As the fall athletics seasons near November, that means one thing: Southern Conference Tournament time. Elon University has turned its eyes on Rudd Field and the Elon men’s and women’s soccer teams, who both hold stellar records, are both ranked and are looking to make a lot of noise in the respective tournaments. Currently, the men sit at 12-4-1 this season and are coming off a 2-1 win against No.

Siewers’ late goals gives Elon women's soccer thrilling win over Furman

10/13/13 10:46pm

It ain’t over until it’s over, right? In a match-up of two of the highest scoring women’s soccer offenses in the country, Elon University faced a number of deficits against Furman University, the first-place team in the Southern Conference. But the Phoenix never gave up, coming back from margins of 2-0 and 3-2 to earn a 4-3 victory over the visiting Paladins, capped by two goals off the foot of freshman midfielder Kelly Siewers in the final 12 minutes of play. The win snaps a three-game stretch in conference play in which Elon failed to come through with a victory, instead settling for a pair of ties and a loss. “We had been struggling from a chemistry standpoint,” said Elon head coach Chris Neal. “Even though our conference record was .500, we were incredibly disappointed.

Elon women's soccer draws with Wofford

10/11/13 11:37pm

Despite sophomore forward Nicole Dennion scoring her ninth goal of the season Friday, Oct. 11, against Wofford College, the Phoenix and Terriers battled to a 1-1 draw. The goal brought her one goal behind Furman's Stephanie DeVita for the most in the Southern Conference.

Elon women’s soccer enters ‘new season’ riding high

10/4/13 1:21pm

They’ve already played 10 games in 2013, but for the Elon University women’s soccer team, the real season has just begun with the schedule turning to Southern Conference play. “(Elon head coach Chris Neal) always calls non-conference the first season and conference the second season,” said senior forward Jennifer McGorty.

Women's Soccer Continues to Roll, Beats Liberty University 2-0

9/25/13 11:18am

The Elon Women's Soccer team returned to Rudd Field on Friday, Sept. 20 for a match up against Liberty University. Both defenses dominated in the beginning of the game, until the forty-first minute, when Rachel Driver put the Phoenix on the board with a header.

Diver, Russo lead Elon women's soccer over Liberty

9/20/13 7:45pm

In the eighth game of the 2013 season, the Liberty University women's soccer team did something it hadn't done yet this season: give up a goal in regulation. Elon University capitalized in the 41st minute of the match against the Flames Friday Sept.