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In a move announced by Elon University Director of Athletics Dave Blank today, Nov. 25, the university has dismissed head football coach Jason Swepson. Swepson finishes his Elon career with a mark of 10-24 and only 5-19 in the Southern Conference.
And so an era draws to a close. For the final time, Elon University will play a Southern Conference football game Saturday, Nov. 23. The Phoenix and the Samford University Bulldogs will do battle in Birmingham, Ala. On the line for the Phoenix is trying to avoid double-digit losses for the first time since 2003.
Few moments in Elon University athletic history have drawn as much excitement as the 2009 Southern Conference “de facto football championship game” between the Phoenix and the Appalachian State Mountaineers at Rhodes Stadium. Though Elon came up short of a conference title in that 2009 season, the year, along with an eight-win 2008 campaign, was the high mark of Elon’s football membership in the Southern Conference.
Just a month ago, the Elon University men’s basketball team was on cloud nine. On Oct. 18, in front of a packed house at “Late Night with the Phoenix” in Alumni Gym, Elon head coach Matt Matheny listed off the expectations for his team.
Despite an early 6-0 lead, the Elon University football team dropped its fifth straight game Sat., Nov. 9, at Rhodes Stadium, a 38-20 defeat at the hands of the Georgia Southern University Eagles.
For the final time on Saturday, Nov. 9, Elon University will take the field at Rhodes Stadium seeing a SoCon logo painted on the 25-yard lines. The last Southern Conference home game in Elon history matches the 2-8 Phoenix against the 5-4 Georgia Southern University Eagles.
Last week was one of the most exciting and meaningful weeks in college football this season. Three top-15 matchups, including a pair of top-10 showdowns, helped to clear up (albeit in a small fashion) the national title hunt.
Although they were ineligible for the Southern Conference championship in 2013, Georgia Southern University’s Eagles were picked to finish with the best record in the league.
The Elon University men’s basketball team impressed fans in its first two matchups of the season, wins of 33 and 50 points over Div. III schools in an exhibition and the season-opener.
In a season filled with many lows for the Elon University football team, junior quarterback Mike Quinn had been a bright spot.
After a bye week, the Elon University football team is back on the gridiron for a homecoming tilt with The Citadel. Kickoff is set for 1:30 p.m. inside Rhodes Stadium Saturday, Nov. 9.
Time is winding down on another Elon University men’s basketball victory in Alumni Gym. It’s been another big day for senior guard Jack Isenbarger and senior forward Lucas Troutman. With Elon running out the clock on a big lead, head coach Matt Matheny gives those players a rest.
Fans of the National Football League like to use the phrase “any given Sunday” when referring to the league’s competitive balance. The concept is a valid one week-in and week-out, as even the worst team in the league could defeat the best.
With 5:34 remaining in the first half of Elon University’s 100-57 exhibition basketball win over Lynchburg College, freshman forward Christian Hairston came up with a steal. He streaked down the court, eyes on the basket. In his first game in Alumni Gym, Hairston aimed to leave an impression, but Lynchburg senior guard Manny Hernandez stood in his way.
After months of speculation made more interesting by a disappointing season, the Washington Nationals have a new manager — former Arizona Diamondbacks third-base coach Matt Williams. The organization is expected to make the announcement soon now that the World Series is over.
Thirty-three games, 33 losses is history. For Western Carolina University, it’s one game, one win. The Catamounts snapped their historic losing streak with a 27-24 overtime triumph over Elon University Saturday afternoon, Oct. 27.
We’ve been over the numbers. Western Carolina University has struggled of late. With two wins already this season, Elon University will head to the Maggie Valley favored to pick up No. 3. Let’s get straight to the keys to the game:
Elon University, hold the excuses. I don’t want to hear them. Your poor showing at last week’s football game against the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has angered me.
Since Oct. 9, 2010, Western Carolina University has played 33 football games against fellow Division I opponents. Thirty-three times since that date, Western Carolina been defeated by a fellow Division I team. The only wins the Catamounts have to show for themselves in the last three years are annual triumphs over Division II Mars Hill College. On Oct. 2, 2010, the Catamounts beat The Citadel in Charleston, S.C., 24-13. The win was Western Carolina’s second straight over the Bulldogs, as The Citadel was WCU’s lone conference win in 2009 as well.
On paper, Elon University’s football loss to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga did not look like one team dominated the other. The 20-9 margin in favor of the visiting Mocs reflected a close game. So did the total offense — 322 yards for Chattanooga, 293 yards for Elon.