Erik Webb


Erik Webb, born and raised in Guilderland, NY, is the sports director for Elon News Network. He is a junior at Elon with a double major in journalism and media analytics and minors in international studies and geography. He is a fan of the New York Rangers, golf and food of all kinds. Twitter - @ErikWebbElon. 


Recent Articles

Women's basketball maintains perfect season

11/17/17 9:32pm

It was the battle of undefeated teams Friday night as the Elon University women’s basketball team (2-0) took on Hampton University (1-0). The Phoenix’s perfect season was able to stay in tack, cruising past the Pirates 82-59.


Football falls in national rankings

11/13/17 1:12pm

For the first time in seven weeks, the Elon University football team has fallen in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) rankings. The Phoenix falls from No. 7 in the STATS FCS poll to No. 11. In the FCS Coaches Poll, the Maroon and Gold dropped six spots, from No. 9 to No. 15.


Elon crushed by No. 1 Duke

11/10/17 10:28pm

The No. 1 Duke University Blue Devils stomped the Elon University men’s basketball team 97-68 in front of a dense crowd in Cameron Indoor Arena Friday night. 


Women’s basketball looks to be in high form

11/10/17 8:00am

After securing a spot in the NCAA tournament by winning the conference last year, there was a question of whether the team would behave differently on the court after replacing half its team.


Phoenix basketball teams look to start seasons off right

11/1/17 8:00am

Entering the final year in Alumni Gym, both the Elon University men and women's basketball teams look to be competitive in the Colonial Athletic Association. The men have a 31-game slate, not including the preseason exhibition game on Nov. 1 against Randolph College. The women will have a 29-game list, adding an additional preseason exhibition game against Anderson University on Nov. 5. Head coaches Matt Matheny and Charlotte Smith enter their ninth and seventh years at the helm, respectively, and provided their thoughts on the Phoenix teams and what they hope to accomplish this season.


New deputy athletic director comes to Elon with SEC experience

10/11/17 8:05am

Elon University Athletics Director Dave Blank announced last month that he would be adding a new position to his staff the same time he announced who would be filling the role. Mike Ward was named the deputy athletics director for Elon University Sept. 18. With his background, it might be surprising to sports fans why he made the move to Elon. 


Football team moves up in national rankings

10/2/17 2:18pm

Following a 6-0 win against the No. 19 ranked University of New York at Albany Great Danes, the Elon University football team moved up in the Football Championship Subdivision rankings. 


PREVIEW: Albany vs. Elon

9/30/17 9:00am

The Elon University football team is set to play the Great Danes of the State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany on Saturday.


Phoenix maintains shutout streak on soccer field

9/6/17 8:00am

The Elon University men’s soccer team is off to a dominant start. After starting the season with a 0-0 draw against out-of conference opponent Fordham, the Phoenix has collected two shutout wins against the University of Central Florida and Presbyterian College by scores of 1-0 and 2-0, respectively.


Kevin Jermyn chasing down new goals as cross country coach

8/30/17 8:00am

With the season-opening race on Saturday here in Elon, the new coach of the cross country team looks to elevate the program to places it hasn’t gone before. On July 13, Athletic Director Dave Blank announced that Kevin Jermyn would be taking the helm of the cross country program.


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