Sports


SPORTS 8/28/20 5:12pm

Club sports prepare for a unique season

As part of preparation for the fall semester, Elon University club sports were given guidelines for both practice and game play. Low-risk sports, such as climbing, equestrian, swimming and golf, are still allowed to travel to compete.  However, low-risk and high-risk sports have been given different guidelines, based on the contact level of their sport. High-risk sports will not be allowed to travel to compete and will not be holding games this fall. 


SPORTS 8/20/20 3:11pm

Elon senior hired as interim video and graphics coordinator for athletics

When senior Peter Fortunato first picked up a camera during his internship with the Durham Bulls, it would start a years-long journey that got him to be the new interim video and graphics coordinator for the Elon University athletic department. After working for Elon Athletics - which is under a hiring freeze due to the coronavirus pandemic - for three years as an assistant to the video coordinator, he has been promoted to the leader as the new interim video and graphics coordinator.


SPORTS 8/20/20 11:45am

Elon athletics will honor scholarships despite fall sports season suspension

Despite the postponement of the fall sports season, student-athletes who have an athletic scholarship at Elon University will maintain their scholarships. According to Clay Hassard, senior associate director of athletics for administration, compliance and campus relations, athletics will be following the NCAA regulations regarding sports and athletes impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. 


SPORTS 8/19/20 2:07pm

Athlete speaks about experience with coronavirus fallout

Before Elon University postponed all fall sports via their website, the athletic community received an email from athletic director, Dave Blank. Blank broke the news to the athletes that they would not be having a season this fall, and hoped they would be able to resume come the spring of 2021.


SPORTS 3/12/20 9:50am

Equality on and off the field

Harford said her experience as the only girl on the boys’ team prepared her for dealing with others with diverse backgrounds coming into women’s athletics at Elon. Despite women’s sports not being popular where she grew up in Essex, England, she said she feels supported at Elon. 



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