Sydney Branson, a goalkeeper on the Elon University women's soccer team, wears No. 40 for good reason. Normally, goalkeepers stick with zero, double zero or one.
Closing the regular season against their travel partner throughout the season, the Elon University women’s soccer team battled the University of North Carolina at Greensboro to a 2-2 draw Wednesday, Oct.
As the final seconds ticked off the clock Sunday, Oct. 27, between the Elon University women's soccer team and Samford University, 31 fouls had been called, five yellow cards had been issued and the two teams finished with a 1-1 draw.
Sophomore forward Nicole Dennion entered Friday night's match against the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga tied with Furman University sophomore forward Stephanie DeVita for the Southern Conference lead.
Sophomore forward Nicole Dennion tallied her team-leading 10th goal of the season as the Elon University women’s soccer team won it’s third straight game in Southern Conference play over Davidson College Sunday, Oct.
It took extra time, but the Elon University women's soccer team used a goal in the 93rd minute from senior defender Olivia Mackey to take a 3-2 victory on the road against Georgia Southern University Friday, Oct.
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.
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.
With Southern Conference play now in full swing for the Elon University women's soccer team, the Phoenix had a mixed result throughout the weekend that included a 2-1 loss at The Citadel and a 6-1 victory over Francis Marion University. On Friday, Oct.
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.
After a convincing victory Sept. 26 against Western Carolina University to open Southern Conference play, the Elon University women’s soccer team continued the good start to its conference slate, but ultimately battled to a 3-3 draw in Boone, N.C.
After going 5-1-2 in nonconference competition, the Elon University women's soccer team entered Southern Conference play and didn't miss a beat in a 3-1 victory against Western Carolina University Thursday, Sept.
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.
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.
The Elon University soccer team, playing away from Rudd Field for the first time since the opening contest Aug.
Records are meant to be broken, but they are not supposed to be broken easily.
The score spoke for itself Sunday, Sept. 8. The Elon University women's soccer team welcomed High Point University to Rudd Field and just as quickly as they got to the game, the Phoenix dispatched the Panthers with a convincing 5-0 victory. Becoming somewhat of a rivalry game in recent years for the Phoenix and the Panthers, Elon dominated from the start, got on the board early and never looked back. "The only time we've had this big of a win is against (the University of Tennessee at) Chattanooga," said senior forward Catherine Brinkman.
Only six players competed in all 22 of the Elon University women’s soccer team’s matches during the 2012 season.
With just two days to prepare for the Greensboro College Pride after the Elon University women's soccer team's game Sunday Sept.
Isaac Newton’s Third Law of Motion states, “For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.” Little did Newton know, his law would be used for more than just science. The Elon University women’s soccer team brought the law into the world of sports with its 2013 recruiting class — one that features 12 new additions to the team as well as two transfers, both of which came from Clemson University. With numerous knee injuries, including multiple torn ACLs in 2012, the Phoenix had a lot of question marks entering the season — ones that could only be remedied by bringing in more recruits as insurance. “Initially, the recruiting class started off as a smaller class,” said Elon head coach Chris Neal.