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SPORTS 5/3/23 12:12pm

Two Elon University Phoenix showcase skills at NFL level

Before day three of the 2023 NFL draft began, former defensive back Cole Coleman and kicker Skyler Davis — who graduated from Elon in December 2022 — knew that if their names weren't called by the last pick, it wouldn’t have been the end of the line for their football careers. When the draft ended without an Elon player called, they were both still able to secure an opportunity to try out for an NFL team. 


SPORTS 4/27/23 1:54am

Elon University baseball storms back to defeat No. 9 Campbell

For the second time this season, the Elon University baseball team completed a comeback victory over a top-10 opponent at Latham Park. Redshirt junior second baseman Tanner Holliman's late-game heroics fueled the Phoenix to a 6-5 victory over the No. 9 Campbell University Fighting Camels. The win marked the first time since 2015 in which the Phoenix defeated two ranked opponents in one season. It previously did so defeating No. 22 UNC Wilmington in the 2015 season. 


SPORTS 4/23/23 7:37pm

Elon University baseball falls short against Stony Brook

After an 18-5 victory yesterday, the Elon University baseball team looked to take the series against the Stony Brook Seawolves. Unable to recreate the same power, the Phoenix fell 8-5, losing its second straight series to a Colonial Athletic Association opponent. 


SPORTS 4/19/23 8:00am

Olivia Archer inks her name in the Elon University women’s tennis record books

In her record breaking day, Olivia Archer set foot on court No. 6 of the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center to start her match against her opponent. Archer had been keeping a close eye on the all-time career singles wins record set by Frida Jansaker ’14 almost a decade ago. Jansaker was a part of the Elon University women’s tennis team from 2011-14 after joining the team from Sweden.


SPORTS 4/16/23 6:40pm

Strong final day push propels Elon University women’s golf to third-place finish at CAA championship

After holing out on the 18th green at The Reserve Club at St. James to complete her final round of the Colonial Athletic Association women’s golf championship, senior Svarin Yuenyong began to walk behind the green to greet her teammates. The round was the final of Yuenyong’s Elon career. As she approached her teammates, she was surprised as they presented her with a bouquet of flowers to commemorate the completion of her four years with the Phoenix. As tears began to well in her eyes, she shared a hug with all of teammates and friends. 


SPORTS 4/16/23 6:21pm

Elon University softball steals series win from University of North Carolina, Wilmington

The Elon University softball team entered Hunt Softball Park to face the University of North Carolina, Wilmington Seahawks in the rubber match of the three-game weekend series. After splitting the doubleheader yesterday, the Phoenix came in hungry and ready to play, defeating the Seahawks 7-5 in comeback fashion. Head coach Kathy Bocock said she knew this was an important weekend for the team.


SPORTS 4/15/23 10:52pm

Elon University softball splits doubleheader against UNC Wilmington

The Elon University softball team split a doubleheader against the University of North Carolina Wilmington Seahawks on Saturday afternoon, winning game one 6-1 and losing game two 2-1 at Hunt Softball Park. The team also hosted its annual alumni weekend with team alumni taking the field in their former position for the National Anthem. 



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