1. Luis Vargas earns All-American honors Luis Vargas, a senior cross country long distance runner, became the program’s first All-American at the NCAA Cross Country Championship men’s 10K race.
The Pendulum Sports Desk
The Elon University women’s basketball team fell to No. 1 seed James Madison University Saturday, 63-60 in the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament semifinals.
Battling another slow start, senior guard Ali Ford pulled the Elon University women’s basketball team within two at the halftime break with back-to-back 3-pointers, but the Phoenix ultimately dropped their second straight game Dec.
On a night of much-improved shooting all the way around for the Elon University men's basketball team, a single shot from a player who had been struggling from the field as of late counted the most. Junior guard Jack Isenbarger hit a three-pointer from the right wing with 2.3 seconds left to give the Phoenix a 70-69 victory over the Columbia University Lions Saturday afternoon. In the Phoenix's last game before Christmas, Elon (7-5 overall, 1-1 Southern Conference) found itself down two with time winding down.
Senior forward Kelsey Evans has a knack for breaking records when the Elon University women’s basketball team finds itself on the losing end of games. Evans scored a career-high 26 points and pulled down nine rebounds Dec.
After missing two potentially game-winning free throws in the waning seconds of regulation, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst men's basketball team defeated Elon University 78-73 in extra time Saturday afternoon in the 2012 Hall of Fame Holiday Showcase in Springfield, Mass. Elon freshman guard Tanner Samson hit a three-pointer with eight seconds remaining in regulation to tie the game at 66.
To polish off her career in maroon and gold, senior defender Claire O’Keeffe was named to the third-team 2012 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Women’s University Division Scholar All-South Region Team on Friday, Dec.
Bill Morningstar, the current head coach of the Elon University men's golf team, will retire in May 2013 after the men's golf season wraps up, according to an e-mail sent to faculty and staff today by athletic director Dave Blank. "It is with great gratitude that I inform you on the retirement of Bill Morningstar ’64, Director of Golf and Head Men’s Golf Coach, effective after the 2013 spring season in May," Blank said in the e-mail.
In an up and down game, the Elon University women’s basketball team fell on the road to the North Carolina State University Wolfpack 88-73 on Sunday, Dec.
The Elon University women's basketball team pulled back to a .500 record both overall and in Southern Conference play with a 64-48 win over Western Carolina University Monday afternoon. Seniors Ali Ford and Kelsey Evans led the way for the Phoenix with 14 points each.
Elon University senior wide receiver Aaron Mellette has been invited to the 2013 Senior Bowl, according to the Elon athletic department. The department's Twitter account (@ElonPhoenix) tweeted this: "Big news from the football front today!
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The Elon University men’s soccer team will face the No. 12 Coastal Carolina University Chanticleers in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at 7 p.m.