SPORTS 3/10/20 12:42am

Phoenix fall one game short of conference final

The final game of coach Mike Schrage’s first season with the Phoenix saw the team start off slow after back-to-back emotional wins through the conference tournament. The Phoenix showed flashes down the stretch but 20-point efforts by graduate guard Marcus Sheffield II and freshman guard Hunter McIntosh couldn’t overcome the Huskies.

SPORTS 3/8/20 9:58pm

Men’s basketball stays hot, upsets William & Mary in CAA quarterfinals

After a comeback victory the previous night, Elon men’s basketball faced off against the College of William & Mary in the Colonial Athletic Association Championship quarterfinals on Sunday. The Phoenix pulled off the upset victory against the Tribe by a final score of 68-63, and advance to the CAA semifinals for the first time in the program’s history.

SPORTS 3/7/20 10:53pm

Men's basketball advances after epic comeback victory

Elon University men’s basketball took the court in the Colonial Athletic Association Men’s Basketball Championship for the first time under head coach Mike Schrage on Saturday. One of Schrage’s recruits, graduate guard Marcus Sheffield II, helped in securing a come-from-behind, 63-61 victory against James Madison University. 

SPORTS 3/6/20 1:03pm

Elon women's tennis is looking to follow through on a promise

The loss of one match ended Elon University women’s tennis teams’ collective dream to make it to the conference title last year. The memory of losing to the College of William & Mary is keeping the team — especially head coach Elizabeth Anderson — motivated to achieve what last year’s team couldn’t.

SPORTS 3/4/20 12:42pm

Elon softball is coming out swinging

At the end of a historic season for Elon University’s softball team, head coach Kathy Bocock braced herself to lose seven seniors. Those seniors had been working together for the past four years, and according to Bocock, had a level of comfort with each other that could only come with experience. 

SPORTS 2/28/20 8:50pm

Elon baseball shut out by Indiana State

Coming off a loss against nationally-ranked East Carolina University on Tuesday, Elon University baseball (6-3) lost its second game in a row to Indiana State University (3-5). The Phoenix was shut out by the Sycamores 3-0.

SPORTS 2/23/20 11:22am

Coaching the next generation of leaders

The first time Charlotte Smith saw an African American female in a position of power was during her days at UNC Chapel Hill, where she attended a Nike All-American camp. Now, Smith is working to be what she saw all those years ago — a role model for young women.

SPORTS 2/22/20 3:00pm

The Phoenix sends its first female jersey into the rafters

As Venessa Corbett stepped onto the hardwood in Elon’s Schar Center shortly after her 60th birthday, she was greeted by the same raucous cheering, the unmistakable smell of popcorn and the bright shining lights that illuminated her Elon hall of fame basketball career in Alumni Gym. 


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