Sports


SPORTS 11/7/15 5:55pm

Football falls behind quickly in 34-13 loss to William & Mary

The Elon University football team gave itself a deficit it could not overcome, falling to No. 12 College of William and Mary 34-13 Saturday in Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) action. “I didn’t think our energy was quite what it needed to be from the start,” head coach Rich Skrosky said.


SPORTS 11/7/15 4:27pm

Volleyball swept at College of Charleston

The Elon University Phoenix volleyball team lost to the College of Charleston Cougars on Friday, 3-0 (20-25, 17-25, 17-25). The loss marks Elon's second to College of Charleston after a 3-1 (17-25, 25-21, 20-25, 24-26) loss on Oct.


SPORTS 11/6/15 8:37pm

Game day for dummies

For many people, fall means more than pumpkin spice lattes and jack-o-lantern carving. It means touchdowns and tailgates and cheering for your home team.


SPORTS 11/5/15 11:30pm

Men's basketball prepares for season with exhibition win

The Elon University men's basketball team flashed its offensive prowess Thursday, shooting 58.8-percent in the first half in a  victory over William Peace University. The Phoenix shot 58.8-percent from the field in the first half, with 20 baskets spread across 10 players in the half.


SPORTS 11/5/15 2:00pm

Women’s soccer finds positives despite rough run in CAA

As far as women’s soccer goes, the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) is one of the best conferences in the NCAA. At the conclusion of the regular season, six of the 10 conference teams were ranked in the top 70 of the NCAA’s Rating Percentage Index (RPI). The Elon University women’s soccer team was not one of those six teams, finishing 10th in the conference. And yet, head coach Chris Neal sees a lot of good that came out of the season. 


SPORTS 11/3/15 12:24am

Men's Soccer earns shared CAA title

This past Saturday night, Elon Men's Soccer hosted the College of Charleston on Rudd field for the team's annual senior night, but little did they know it would be more special than they imagined. As the game was tied at zero, before heading into an extra time period with COFC, the team found out that Colonial Athletic Association leader Hofstra had lost and that they were playing for a share of the conference championship. [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0K1ERjYpUA&noredirect=1&w=560&h=315] "There's obviously a lot of different scenarios riding on the game but it was just really just trying to take the pressure off the players, try to just get them to play the way we want to play and execute the game plan we had," Soccer Coach Chris Little said.


SPORTS 11/1/15 4:23pm

Volleyball stumbles late, falls in five at Delaware

The Elon University Phoenix volleyball team lost to the University of Delaware Blue Hens on Saturday, 3-2 (24-26, 26-24, 25-18, 13-25, 7-15). The loss marks Elon's 20th on the season, and its tenth in Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) play.  The Phoenix trailed early in the first set, but managed to narrow the score late.


SPORTS 11/1/15 4:07pm

Last-minute goal clinches men's soccer share of conference title

Senior night ended in dramatic fashion on Halloween, as the No. 24-ranked Elon University men's soccer team pulled out a last-minute victory in a crucial Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) finale against College of Charleston in sudden-death. The game, otherwise marred by untimely penalties and missed opportunities, was scoreless through 90 minutes of regulation as well as the ten-minute overtime period.