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SPORTS 9/19/15 1:37pm

Men's soccer opens CAA play with win

No. 20 Elon University men’s soccer got their Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) campaign kicked off with a 3-1 win on Friday night, beating the Drexel Dragons in front of an overflow crowd that lined the fences at Rudd Field.


SPORTS 9/17/15 4:26pm

Elon falls to UNCG in last contest before CAA play

The Elon university volleyball team fell to the University of North Carolina- Greensboro on Wednesday, 3-1 (17-25, 25-21, 21-25, 21-25). The contest marks the last game for the Phoenix before beginning conference play in the Colonial Athletic Association.


SPORTS 9/15/15 9:15pm

Mitchell earns national honor

Junior linebacker Corey Mitchell was named the STATS FCS National Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts in the Elon University football team’s 21-13 victory over Gardner-Webb University. Mitchell, who was also named Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Defensive Player of the Week, had a career-high 18 tackles that night, eight of which were solo tackles.


SPORTS 9/12/15 11:30pm

Elon escapes Gardner-Webb with 3-overtime win

Through two overtimes, the Elon University football team had run 72 offensive plays for just 184 yards against Gardner-Webb University Saturday night. The 73rd play, a 25-yard touchdown pass from redshirt freshman quarterback Connor Christiansen to freshman wide receiver Corey Joyner, was the deciding play, giving the Phoenix a 21-13 victory over the Runnin’ Bulldogs. “[Joyner] was behind the safety, and so I had to wait for him to get in front,” Christiansen said.


SPORTS 9/12/15 11:19am

Balancing the three-and-outs

Series History Elon and Gardner-Webb have met 29 times total since the Runnin' Bulldogs started their football program in 1970, with Elon leading the series 20-9.


SPORTS 9/10/15 4:00pm

Phoenix men's soccer streaking, start season 4-0

The Elon University men's soccer team has started 4-0 for the first time since 2006. The Phoenix wrapped up their weekend in Wilmington, North Carolina at the Courtyard Wilmington-Wrightsville Beach Classic with a pair of victories over Campbell University and the University of North Carolina. Last week, the Phoenix picked up their first two wins of the year with victories over DePaul University and St.



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