Drema Holder has just one son, but during any given semester, that number balloons to more than two-dozen. For the past six years, Holder has worked part-time in the Moseley Center at Elon University as a program assistant alongside two full-timers and watching over nearly 30 student workers. These students are Holder’s self-proclaimed “all-time joy,” and the relationship she has deveolped with them has given her the title of “the mother of Moseley Center.” “I still feel like I’m raising children,” she said. It’s a tight-knit group inside the Moseley Center that’s made up of Holder, Michael Williams, director of campus center operations, Henry Walling, assistant director, a graduate assistant and 27 student workers.
The narrow seven-point loss suffered by the Elon University football team Nov. 15, the team’s eighth straight, was one that players would usually like to quickly forget.
From the opponent’s standpoint, planning to play the Elon University women’s basketball team has become easier over the last few years. It was expected that Elon’s offense would feature a steady diet of Ali Ford, Kelsey Harris or Zora Stephenson, and not much else. Enter true freshmen Shay Burnett and Malaya Johnson and sophomore transfer Essence Baucom, and gone are the days of an Elon team with limited options. “One of the things as coaches we’re most excited about is the depth,” said Charlotte Smith, who’s entering her fourth year as head coach of the Phoenix.
Just three days after being knocked out of the game with an arm injury, senior quarterback Mike Quinn was back at practice for the Elon University football team, throwing passes and taking part in drills just like any other Tuesday. Though the injury that Quinn suffered on the second series of Elon’s Oct.
After dropping consecutive games to No. 3 Coastal Carolina University and No.
When Rich Skrosky accepted the head coaching position at Elon University in December, he was returning to a familiar program — he was an assistant there from 2006-to-2010. Skrosky brought with him various assistant coaches he knew previously, as well as one player from Ball State University, who no one knew much about at the time: Chris Blair. Blair used his redshirt year last year at Ball State before transferring to Elon with Skrosky.