Sports


SPORTS 2/16/20 4:12pm

Phoenix fall short against Huskies

The Elon University Phoenix (12-12) fell to the Northeastern University Huskies (11-13) on Sunday afternoon’s game, 69-45. This game was the annual Play-4-Kay game, an event stemming from the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. The foundation honors former Elon women's basketball head coach Kay Yow, who passed away from breast cancer in 2009. The foundation raises money for not only breast cancer patients but all forms of cancer.


SPORTS 2/16/20 3:09pm

Venessa Corbett''s jersey retired

History was made in the Schar Center on Sunday afternoon as the first ever Elon female jersey was retired. Venessa Corbett’s No. 55 jersey was lifted into the wings of the Phoenix’s home arena. Corbett is the Elon all-time leader in points with 2,430. Corbett also holds records in field goals per game, and rebounds per game. 


SPORTS 2/15/20 8:39pm

Men's basketball gets its reason to smile on senior day

The Elon University Phoenix (10-18) defeated the Drexel Dragons (13-14) in the Phoenix final home game of the season, 75-70. The game also marked this year’s senior day, as the Phoenix honored two graduating members, Seth Fuller and Marcus Sheffield II. Fuller was part of the starting lineup for the first time this season and only the sixth time in his career.


SPORTS 2/15/20 6:18pm

Elon baseball tops Delaware State

After a convincing 16-4 victory the previous night, Elon University baseball (2-0) beat Delaware State University (0-2) in game two of the three-game set. The Phoenix victory secures a series win on opening weekend.


SPORTS 2/14/20 8:56pm

Baseball dominates in season opener

The Elon University Phoenix baseball team (1-0) opened up its season with a bang against the Delaware State University Hornets (0-1), winning 16-4 in the first of a three-game series. The Phoenix are coming off of a successful previous season, making it all the way to conference championships before falling to the University of North Carolina Wilmington.


SPORTS 2/14/20 12:11am

Blue Hens end Phoenix hot streak

Elon University men's basketball (9-18, 5-9 CAA) fell to the No. 2 ranked team in the conference, the University of Delaware Blue Hens (18-7, 9-4 CAA) 81-75 on Thursday night. The Phoenix looked to continue a three-game win streak, but fell short down the stretch.


SPORTS 2/9/20 11:38am

Elon softball splits double header

Elon University softball started the 2020 season with a double header at home. The Phoenix hosted the Elon Softball Classic after placing second in the Colonial Athletic Association Preseason Coaches’ Poll earlier this month. Elon collected its first victory of the season against the University of Rhode Island Rams, but lost in its second matchup against the Seton Hall University Pirates.


SPORTS 2/1/20 2:49am

BEST OF: Campus recreation fitness class

Campus Recreation provides many more opportunities to work out than just frequenting their gym facilities. The group exercise class offerings include a mix of different difficulty level classes such as High Intensity Interval Training, cycling and its most popular class, Zumba.


SPORTS 1/30/20 3:13pm

BEST OF: Men's varsity sport

The Elon men’s basketball team has had its fair share of ups and downs over the past year, ending last season with an 11-21 record and currently holding a losing record this season.


SPORTS 1/29/20 1:32pm

BEST OF: Women's varsity sport

Elon women’s Volleyball turned in a monster season. The program continues to improve as the Phoenix look to reign over the Colonial Athletic Association for years to come.


SPORTS 1/19/20 8:13am

Former Phoenix finds his way home

The path back home was an interesting one for Phoenix cornerback coach Chris Bland, but he has immediately established his presence on the gridiron for the Elon football program.