SPORTS 9/5/21 2:06pm

Elon University club and intramural sports hope for return to normal

When Elon University sent students home in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, club and intramural sports came to an abrupt halt. While Elon offered them during the 2020-21 academic year, social restrictions forced a reduction in offerings and protocols. Now, 17 months after the pandemic began, there is hope that club and intramural sports are finally returning to normal. 

SPORTS 9/5/21 9:48am

Elon football falls to Wofford 24-22

The full football atmosphere of tailgating and fans in the stands was back at Rhodes Stadium celebrating the inaugural game of the 2021 season and the 20th anniversary of the stadium's opening. The fans roared when the theme of T.I.’s iconic “Bring Em Out” played as the Phoenix made their way onto the field.

SPORTS 9/4/21 7:51pm

Celebrating 20 years at Rhodes Stadium

For the first 92 years of Elon University football, the program did not have a stadium on campus to call home.  That all changed in 2001 when Rhodes Stadium opened up, with the opening of an on-campus venue built specifically to host Elon football. 

SPORTS 9/2/21 11:09pm

Elon volleyball falls to Duke

DURHAM, NC — Elon University’s women’s volleyball team lost to the Duke University Blue Devils in straight sets (20-25, 22-25, 16-25). Despite absorbing much of the Blue Devils attack, the Phoenix was unable to generate enough offense to take a set in Durham. 

SPORTS 8/28/21 1:40pm

Bend, but don’t break: the Phoenix are ready to fly

Last season was strange for every Elon University sports team due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Phoenix men’s soccer program had it no different. Their very first game of the season against Liberty was canceled and they only played eight games, less than half the number they play in a normal campaign. 

SPORTS 8/27/21 10:09pm

Elon volleyball splits opening double-header

Blacksburg, VA — Elon’s women’s volleyball team began its 2021 campaign with two matches on Friday Aug. 27, 2021 at the Virginia Tech Invitational in Blacksburg, Virginia. The team faced off against the Toledo University Rockets of the Mid-American Conference and the Lehigh Mountain Hawks of the Patriot League.

SPORTS 8/20/21 4:00am

Elon women’s soccer opens season with win over George Washington

In the Elon University women’s soccer season opener against the George Washington University Colonials on Aug. 19, junior forward Molly Mahoney scored the team’s first goal of the season in the 39th minute to give the Phoenix a 1-0 lead. The team went on to win the match 2-0, with Mahoney’s goal ultimately serving as the game winner. 


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