Women's Soccer

Phoenix prepares for road battles with Wofford and Furman

10/4/12 5:06pm

“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.

Junior midfielder kicking strong for Phoenix

10/3/12 1:32pm

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.

Women's soccer gets revenge on rival College of Charleston

10/1/12 8:47pm

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.

Women's soccer brings momentum into start of conference play

9/21/12 10:55am

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.

Analysis: Phoenix finish non-conference on a positive note

9/18/12 8:51pm

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.

Big weekend looms for Elon women's soccer

9/14/12 10:58am

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.

Heartbreak for women’s soccer in Wilmington

9/10/12 12:33pm

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.

Injuries marring Elon women’s soccer early on

9/3/12 5:31pm

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.

Wolfpack too tough for Phoenix to handle

9/3/12 11:34am

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.

Freshman Mel Insley comes to Elon on a winning streak

8/28/12 7:45pm

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.

Women's soccer draws 1-1 tie with Cincinnati

8/18/12 2:37pm

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.

Soccer never sleeps for this squad

2/29/12 3:08pm

One week after the fall 2011 season closed, junior defender Claire O’Keeffe and the rest of the women’s soccer team were craving an opportunity to get back on the field and compete.