SPORTS 3/4/23 5:22pm

Elon University men’s basketball loses in first round of CAA tournament to William & Mary, ends 2023 campaign

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Elon University men’s basketball team faced off against the William & Mary Tribe in the first round of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament Saturday, and were defeated 73-51 to conclude the 2022-23 season, the first of head coach Billy Taylor’s era.  Before the game, freshman guard Max Mackinnon and senior guard Zac Ervin, who were recently named the conference’s Rookie of the Year and Scholar Athlete of the Year awards, were honored by CAA commissioner Joe D’Antonio.

SPORTS 3/2/23 11:49pm

Elon University women’s basketball ends home season on a high note

In its final home game of the 2022-23 season, the Elon University women’s basketball team defeated the University of North Carolina Wilmington 52-42. A back and forth battle for the Phoenix, with a small comeback by UNCW, ended in an emotional night for the seniors and graduate students as they left the court at Schar Center one final time. Graduate student guard Lenaejha Evans came to Elon for her final college season after playing for two seasons at Rider University. She said stepping off of the court was bittersweet.

SPORTS 3/1/23 8:34pm

Elon baseball drops second game of home-and-home series vs. UNC Greensboro

After a perfect first inning by both junior right-handed pitcher Ben Sieracki and UNCG junior right-handed pitcher Caleb Cozart, the Phoenix earned runners on first and second in the top of the second, but a pair of strikeouts — one looking and one swinging — quieted its scoring threat. In the bottom of the inning, UNCG junior right fielder and cleanup hitter Dosi Jonas piped a ball to the right-center warning track, reaching second standing up. One groundout later, a sacrifice fly by UNCG junior first baseman GC Jarman gave the Spartans the early 1-0 advantage.  

SPORTS 2/25/23 10:58pm

Elon University men’s basketball loses emotional Senior Night game

The Elon University men’s basketball team started off hot making 9-16 shots in the opening minutes on Saturday but fell off as the game went on, allowing the University of Delaware to dominate and win 70-54. Elon, who came into Saturday’s game with its first round Colonial Athletic Association Tournament matchup already locked in against William & Mary, did not have much to play for with regard to standings. 

SPORTS 2/23/23 6:51pm

Elon University track and field wins inaugural CAA indoor championship

The Elon University track and field team scored in all 18 events to win the first-ever Colonial Athletic Association indoor team championship on Thursday. The Phoenix tallied 129.83 points to edge runner-up Hampton, who scored 121.33 points. Sophomore distance runner Jette Beermann won Elon’s lone gold medal with a victory in the mile race. 

SPORTS 2/22/23 10:37pm

Elon University softball loses to NC State

Throughout her four years as a member of the Elon University softball team, Rebecca Murray was known for her signature speed. After a leadoff single, Murray, now the starting center fielder for North Carolina State University, had her eyes on second base. 

SPORTS 2/22/23 9:49am

Elon University track and field competes in first CAA indoor championship

Of all of the athletes within the Elon University track and field team, one name has continued to stand out: sophomore sprinter and jumper Meghan Wilcox. In 2022, she was the Colonial Athletic Association champion in the 4x400 meter relay, all-CAA in the 100-meters and all-CAA in the 4x100 meter relay. Her success has only continued throughout the start of the 2023 season, similar to the success the team as a whole has achieved.