Competing has always come naturally for Stephanie Asher, a senior attacker on the Elon lacrosse team. With her time winding to a close at Elon, she is looking to make a big push to finish her career out in style.
Jack Haley, from Denville, New Jersey, is a first-year at Elon University. He has been writing for the sports division at Elon News Network since September of 2017. He is a broadcast journalism major with a minor in sports management. In his free time, you can find him cheering on his beloved New York Rangers and spending time with friends and family. Follow him on Twitter - @JackHaley17
Elon University has announced that the Phoenix will be hosting the preseason national No. 9 team in the country, the University of North Carolina Tar Heels to ring in the opening of the Schar Center on Friday, Nov. 9, according to an email sent across the university.
The Elon University women’s lacrosse team hosted the No. 6 Towson University Tigers on Friday night at Rudd Field. Elon was unable to knock off the nationally ranked Tigers, dropping the decision 10-4.
While they are usually only seen on the sidelines at Rudd Field or at halftime on the court at Alumni Gym, it was time for the Elon dance team to take the spotlight at the National Dance Association (NDA) national competition this past weekend in Daytona Beach, Florida.
For sophomore right hander Kyle Brnovich, strikeouts are everything. He entered his seventh start of the season against the College of Charleston Cougars on Friday, March 30 with 61 Ks, good enough for fifth in Division I Baseball.
The Elon women’s basketball season came to a close Friday afternoon March 16 in Raleigh, as the No. 13-seeded Phoenix lost in the first round of the NCAA Division I women’s basketball tournament to the No. 4-seeded North Carolina State Wolfpack 62-35.
Elon University men’s basketball had an up and – mostly – down year. After being picked to finish third in the Colonial Athletic Conference (CAA), the team went out in quiet fashion, losing in the first round of the CAA tournament in North Charleston, South Carolina.
The Elon University men’s basketball team’s season concluded Saturday night, March 3, when the Phoenix fell to the University of Delaware 86-79 in the first round of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Tournament. Elon was unable to stop a hot-handed Blue Hen team who finished the game shooting just over 57 percent from the field. Sophomore guard Ryan Daly and junior forward Eric Carter finished with 23 and 20 points, respectively.
The Elon University men’s basketball team was unable to send Alumni Gym out on a high note, falling in the closing act of the storied facility to the Dukes of James Madison University 90-84. Senior forward Brian Dawkins was hot early in the first half. He scored eight of Elon’s first 10 points. He would finish the first 20 minutes with 13 points and an assist. However he was unable to help out down the stretch, fouling out with 1:48 to go. Dawkins ended his final home game as a Phoenix with 25 points and an assist.
The Elon University baseball team (1-3) got into the win column for the first time in the young season, beating Radford University 2-1 Tuesday afternoon at Latham Park. Sophomore right-hander Mason Daniels took to the bump for the first time this season for the Phoenix. In his first game action since 2016, missing last season following Tommy John surgery, he completed 3.0 innings of work.
In the past, the Elon University men’s basketball team has had no trouble containing the University of Delaware. Tonight’s contest was no different. The Phoenix handled the visiting Blue Hens 89-76 to extend their all-time record to 7-1 against the University of Delaware.
Elon (12-9, 4-4) tried to get back on track after a devastating loss on the road to James Madison University Thursday, Jan. 18, hosting the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) leading Tribe of William and Mary (13-6, 6-2). The Phoenix were unable to get back to the winning way, falling 80-73 at home.
The Elon University men’s basketball team (12-7, 4-2) beat league-favorite College of Charleston (12-6, 3-3) in Alumni Gym 63-58 Saturday night as they continued Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) action. The Phoenix came into the contest having won just one of their last eight matchups against the Cougars.
“A stinging loss.” That is how Elon University men’s basketball head coach Matt Matheny described Thursday’s game as his team fell on their home hardwood for the first time this season, dropping an OT thriller to the defending conference champion University of North Carolina at Wilmington, 80-78.
The defending Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) champions were wire-to-wire winners on Friday when the Elon University women’s basketball team faced off against the Winthrop University Eagles in its final home opener inside Alumni Gym on Friday. After beginning the game with a 12-3 run, the Phoenix never looked back, blowing out the Eagles 98-37.