Women's Soccer

NEWS 11/8/13 12:11pm

Elon women's soccer searching for first SoCon finals berth on last chance

Ahead of the Elon women's soccer team in the semifinals of the Southern Conference Tournament against sixth-seeded Wofford is a match that poses a serious threat to Elon's tournament life, but also a resemblance of the 2012 semifinal. Last season, Elon bowed out against eighth-seeded Georgia Southern in the waning seconds of double overtime. In the match, Georgia Southern, defense kept the Elon offense at bay.

NEWS 11/2/13 1:28pm

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

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.

NEWS 10/13/13 10:46pm

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

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.

NEWS 10/11/13 11:37pm

Elon women's soccer draws with Wofford

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.

NEWS 10/4/13 1:21pm

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

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.