Colby Cook

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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. 

SPORTS 2/16/20 3:09pm

Venessa Corbett's jersey retired

History was made in the Schar Center on Sunday afternoon as the first ever Elon female jersey was retired. Venessa Corbett’s No. 55 jersey was lifted into the wings of the Phoenix’s home arena. Corbett is the Elon all-time leader in points with 2,430. Corbett also holds records in field goals per game, and rebounds per game. 

SPORTS 1/29/20 1:32pm

BEST OF: Women's varsity sport

Elon women’s Volleyball turned in a monster season. The program continues to improve as the Phoenix look to reign over the Colonial Athletic Association for years to come.

SPORTS 1/19/20 8:13am

Former Phoenix finds his way home

The path back home was an interesting one for Phoenix cornerback coach Chris Bland, but he has immediately established his presence on the gridiron for the Elon football program.

SPORTS 11/20/19 11:43am

The ball is in women's basketball's court

A new basketball season is upon us, and the Elon University Phoenix women’s team look to hit the ground running. The quest for a winning season and third NCAA tournament berth in four years has gotten off to a stunning start for North Carolina coaching legend Charlotte Smith. This 2019-2020 season started with a match-up against Western Carolina University and a thrilling overtime victory against Appalachian State University.

SPORTS 11/5/19 3:29pm

New athletic staff strives for continued academic success

The challenge for many student athletes is fulfilling their responsibilities as students following long, exhausting days spent in the gym. What is not often shown on game day, when players suit up in their maroon and gold apparel, is the work that they put forward in the classroom. 

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.

NEWS 10/6/19 1:34am

Men's soccer downed by Drexel

Elon Men's Soccer (3-6-1) fell to the Drexel Dragons (4-5-1) 2-1 on Saturday night, falling to 0-4-0 in the CAA. The game was defined by number of missed opportunities for the Phoenix.

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