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Men’s basketball edges South Florida in overtime thriller

11/30/17 11:05pm

The Elon University men’s basketball team secured its third home victory of the season on Thursday night, defeating the University of South Florida in overtime thriller, 79-78. In a string of fate, this marks the third consecutive year in which the Phoenix has played (and won) a home overtime game on November 30th.


Men's soccer knocked out of conference tournament

11/5/17 2:43pm

 In the CAA quarterfinals game this weekend, the game-winner came in the 66th minute, when Elon conceded a penalty and Charleston senior striker Leland Archer delivered calmly from the spot. The Cougars were then able to keep Elon from scoring over the final 24 minutes, securing the victory and punching a ticket to the semifinals. 


Men's soccer pushes for postseason berth

10/24/17 9:05pm

The Elon University men’s soccer team secured a much needed 1-0 victory against Drexel University Oct. 21, thanks to a first-half goal from senior striker Elijah Agu — who later left the game because of an injury.


Soccer in Spanish

9/27/17 8:00am

The Elon University women’s soccer team lined the field with 20 flags representing Spanish-speaking countries as it hosted its third annual Latin Night celebration at Rudd Field versus Colonial Athletic Association rivals University of North Carolina at Wilmington.


Men's soccer drops points at home vs JMU

9/24/17 12:00am

The Elon University men’s soccer team drew 0-0 with Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) rivals James Madison University on Saturday evening, marking the team’s fourth consecutive draw and fifth of the season.


Men's soccer off to a scorching start

9/20/17 8:30am

The Elon University men’s soccer team is off to a hot start this season with no losses after six outings under new head coach Marc Reeves. Now, they’re hoping to make another appearance in the NCAA tournament at the end of the season.


Women’s soccer kicks-off new season

8/30/17 8:00am

     After fighting for an overall record of 7-9-3 last season, the Elon University Women’s Soccer team is prepped and ready to kick off the 2017 campaign with a bang.


Kicking it across the pond

4/18/17 4:52pm

The decision to attend Elon University for many current students stems from a desire to take the road less traveled and branch out from their previous lives. Sophomore midfielder Amir Berkane, on the men’s soccer team, was no exception. Berkane was born and raised in Kelvedon, England, which sits near the southeast coast of the United Kingdom with a population of 3,587 at nearly 4,000 miles from Elon.


Shumate's single ends Elon's 5-game losing streak

3/4/17 10:32am

Senior infielder Kory Shumate's walk-off single ended the Elon University baseball team's five-game losing streak, capping off Elon's 4-3 comeback win over the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (UMass) Friday night at Latham Park. With the score tied at three, runners on first and second base and two outs, Shumate — who had started the night 0-for-3 — kept his composure to drop a walk-off single in deep right field, scoring freshman infielder Joe Satterfield and sending all of Elon's players racing to mob Shumate.


Women's basketball routs UNCW to win CAA title

3/2/17 1:00am

The Elon University women’s basketball team clinched its first conference championship in its Division I era by routing the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW) 82-48 Wednesday night in Alumni Gym. With the win, Elon earned the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) regular season title, finishing conference play with a 16-2 record. It's the first conference crown in the 18 years Elon's been in Division I and the first of any kind in 35 years, leading Elon to cut down a net after the game. The championship feeling still hadn't sunk in for head coach Charlotte Smith after going up the ladder last and wearing the net around her neck.


Softball sweeps doubleheader vs. NC Central

2/19/17 11:32am

The Elon University softball team bounced back from its midweek defeat at the University of North Carolina by getting the better of North Carolina Central University in Saturday’s doubleheader, winning the contests by comfortable scores of 6-1 and 10-2 while also bringing the program’s win tally over 700. Freshman pitcher Kenna Quinn was given the nod in the first game, and was able to fight her way out of a bases-loaded situation in the top of the third inning with two outs in order to get the Phoenix off the field and keep the game scoreless.


Women's basketball keeps roll going with 6th-straight win

2/11/17 3:36pm

The Elon University women’s basketball team took down another Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) opponent Friday night in Alumni Gym, defeating Northeastern University 70-58 for its 15 win in its last 16 games and extending its win streak to six.


Women's lacrosse cruises over Campbell in season opener

2/5/17 11:55am

The Elon University women’s lacrosse team opened its season with an emphatic victory, cruising to a 15-5 win over Campbell University Saturday afternoon at Rudd Field. The Phoenix jumped out to an early 5-0 lead within the first five minutes and never looked back, going on to score nine goals in the first half and six in the second.


Men's soccer gears up for CAA tournament

11/4/16 3:00pm

The Elon University men’s soccer team is gearing up for what is expected by many to be a competitive post-season tournament in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA). The Phoenix will undoubtedly be looking to get out of the slump it endured towards the end of the season that saw head coach Chris Little’s team drop three straight matches despite having played tough and competitive soccer throughout each performance.


Men's soccer loses 3rd straight match in 3-1 defeat to Hofstra

10/30/16 3:00pm

The Elon University men’s soccer team lost its third straight match at Rudd Field Saturday evening to Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) regular season champion Hofstra University 3-1. The match was level at 1-1 heading into the final twenty minutes of play, but the deadlock was broken when Hofstra freshman forward Luke Brown was able to collect a save from Elon redshirt sophomore goalkeeper Matthew Jegier and kick the ball into the goal, giving the Pride the lead.