Sports


SPORTS 5/23/19 6:52pm

Elon senior found dead in southern Alamance County

Elon University senior and former member of Elon's football team Nicholas Kavouklis was found dead in a rural part of Southern Alamance County just after 2 p.m. on May 23 according to an email from Vice President of Student Life Jon Dooley. Kavouklis from Tampa, Florida, and an exercise science major.


SPORTS 5/3/19 6:41pm

Harwood named first-ever Elon CAA Golfer of the Year

Junior golfer William Harwood was selected the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Men’s Golfer of the Year as selected by the nine conference head coaches.  This award makes the junior from Colombia, South Carolina, the first CAA Golfer of the Year in Elon Univeristy history. Going into the 2018-2019 season, Harwood was just hoping to tally five top-10 finishes and two individual wins as a way to step in for loss of experienced seniors. 


SPORTS 5/2/19 8:00am

Women's Track and Field looks to claim first conference title in two years

With the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Women’s Track and Field Championships set to kick off this Friday, the Phoenix will be looking for a shot at redemption. The championship for Women’s Track and Field will be held at Elon University for the first time since 2016. Coincidentally, that was also the last time the Phoenix took home the CAA title.


SPORTS 4/24/19 8:00am

Maria Paraja's lasting legacy

With Elon University’s 2019 women’s tennis season coming to an end at the hands of No. 1 seed College of William and Mary in the CAA semifinals, the Phoenix must say goodbye to one of its leaders, senior Maria Paraja.


SPORTS 4/21/19 8:00am

Felipe Sarrasague serving in style

Senior Felipe Sarrasague's raw talent has grown throughout his four years at Elon, and in response, he has been showered with accolades and awards. But these accomplishments have been a blessing and a curse for Sarrasague.


SPORTS 4/20/19 8:00am

Kirby starting to turn Major League heads

With just under a month to go in the season, Elon University baseball has a winning record and currently sits atop the Colonial Athletic Association standings. One of the reasons for the team’s success is junior pitcher George Kirby.


SPORTS 4/17/19 7:21pm

Elon falls to No. 13 East Carolina

Elon University baseball (21-16, 10-2 CAA) fell to the East Carolina University Pirates 9-4 Tuesday, April 16, at Latham Park. The Phoenix's slow start in the first inning set the team back too far for it to recover.


SPORTS 4/17/19 8:00am

Student start Club Table Tennis team at Elon

Junior Steven Mei and sophomore Adam Behrman met when they both competed in the fall 2018 intramural table tennis tournament hosted by Elon University. Now, they not only consider each other good friends, but they are also now teammates after creating the university’s first Club Table Tennis team together.