This weekend, the Elon University women’s soccer team will take on Georgia Southern University and Davidson College, both at home, in an effort to secure their spot in the Southern Conference tournament.
A week and a half ago, the Elon University women’s soccer team was in 11th place out of 12 in the Southern Conference.
“Winning is the only type of momentum you want.” Elon University women’s soccer head coach Chris Neal, who said the above statement, has a clear goal. The Phoenix is coming off a weekend in which they had the highest number of healthy players and used the most subs in a game this season.
For a girl who says she’s “really bad” at interviews, you would think some experience would come with the amount of talent she brings to the soccer field every day for the Elon University women’s soccer team. Kimmie Krauss is a junior midfielder on the women’s soccer team.
The Elon University women’s soccer team found sweet revenge Sunday against the College of Charleston, beating the Cougars 2-0 on Rudd Field after losing both matches last season against the Cougars, one being in the first round of the Southern Conference tournament. “I just feel really great about our team today,” said Elon head coach Chris Neal.
Now it’s familiar territory for the Elon University women’s soccer team, and not from the injury standpoint, but the record standpoint. Last season, the Phoenix started conference play 1-2-2 after two weekends.
One mistake is all it takes. One mistake changes the entire complexion of the game. That was the case both Friday, Sept.
After knocking off Francis Marion University on Sunday, Sept 16 in their final non-conference game of the season, the Phoenix women’s soccer team feels like they could be well on their way to putting their sluggish start and injury-plagued non-conference portion of the schedule behind them as they start conference play this weekend. “We look nothing like what I had pictured a month and a half ago but I feel great,” Neal said.
It all started on the morning of May 15, 2006. Richard Stefanacci was diagnosed with a form of pediatric cancer called Ewing’s Sarcoma.
Overall, it was a very positive weekend for the Elon University women’s soccer team. The Phoenix battled the High Point Panthers to a 1-1 draw on Friday night, then beat Francis Marion at home on Sunday afternoon on junior forward Simi Dhaliwal’s third goal of the season.
As the final weekend of non-conference play approaches for the Elon University women’s soccer team, many questions about the rest of the season will be answered, all while supporting a great cause Sunday afternoon against Francis Marion. Last season, Elon welcomed the High Point University Panthers to Rudd Field for a non-conference matchup.
The Elon University women’s soccer team returned from Wilmington, N.C. on Sunday night having lost both games of the UNCW Courtyard Marriott Tournament this weekend.
Two goals in a matter of six minutes over the course of two different games was all it took. The Phoenix women’s soccer team dropped both games of the UNCW Courtyard Marriott Tournament in Wilmington this weekend. After falling behind early Friday night against Troy University, the Phoenix battled back to send the game to overtime.
The Elon University women’s soccer team is in Wilmington, N.C. for the UNCW Courtyard Marriott Tournament this weekend.
It’s been a slow start to the 2012 season for the Elon women’s soccer team. After battling to a draw on opening night against the University of Cincinnati, the Phoenix have been victorious just once by tallying a win with a 4-0 defeat of Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va.
The Elon University women’s soccer team made the short trip over to Raleigh, N.C., on Sunday afternoon to take on ACC foe North Carolina State and fell to the Wolfpack by a final of 3-0, dropping to 1-3-1 on the young season. “We competed and put a lot of effort out there today,” Elon sophomore goalkeeper Kate Murphy said.
The 2012 campaign for the Phoenix women’s soccer team marks the fifth season at the helm for head coach Chris Neal.
The 2012 version of the Elon University women’s soccer team brings something into the season the program has yet to see under head coach Chris Neal.
After playing for and winning the U-18 USYSA National Championship this summer with her club team, the FC Pennsylvania Strikers, freshman defender Mel Insley arrived at Elon University riding her very own wave of success. “(Winning the championship) was amazing,” Insley said.
Elon athletics are finally back as the Women’s Soccer team kicked off their 2012 campaign with a 1-1 tie over Big East opponent, Cincinnati. “It was a well fought game on both sides and I’m proud of our team for battling a lot of injuries and adversity tonight,” Chris Neal, Elon head coach, told elonphoenix.com. One of the injuries Neal was referring to was to preseason all-conference goalkeeper, Kate Murphy.