Sports


SPORTS 10/20/19 12:00pm

Elon volleyball's Gower is small, but mighty

This year, Elon University’s volleyball team features a squad with an average height of 5 feet 11 inches. The tallest player is 6 feet 3 inches, and the shortest player comes in almost a full foot shorter; freshman defensive specialist Jordan Gower is just 5 feet 4 inches tall. 


SPORTS 10/16/19 12:21am

Elon men's soccer stuns Duke at home

Upsets were in the air amidst a raucous crowd at Rudd Field, as the ACC powerhouse the Duke University Blue Devils (6-5-1) (2-3-0 ACC) traveled to Elon (5-7-1) (0-5-0 CAA) to take on the Phoenix on Tuesday night. The Phoenix downed the Blue Devils 3-2 in exciting fashion.


SPORTS 10/13/19 6:47pm

Volleyball falls to top-ranked Towson

The Elon Phoenix (9-11, 4-3 CAA) fell to the Towson Tigers (16-2, 6-0 CAA) in four sets 3-1 on Sunday afternoon in Schar Center. The Phoenix have now dropped three of their last four conference matches.


SPORTS 10/13/19 5:38pm

Elon volleyball downs Delaware

Elon volleyball (8-10, 4-2 CAA) defeated the Delaware Blue Hens (11-4, 3-2 CAA) in Schar Center on Oct. 13 in five sets after a competitive back and forth game. This was a bounce-back conference win for Elon volleyball after losing their past two previous conference games.


SPORTS 9/28/19 9:54am

Volleyball downs reigning champs

The Phoenix (6-8, 1-0) took down the Pride (7-6, 0-1) 3-1 (25-20, 25-27, 25-20, 25-18). This was not only the opening game of family weekend but it was their first conference match of the season.