Elon’s Bryant Tabbed CAA MBB Rookie of the Year

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RICHMOND, Va. – Elon University guard Elijah Bryant has been named the Colonial Athletic Association’s 2015 Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Year, the league office announced on Thursday night, March 5. Elijah Bryant (Photo by Grant Halverson) Bryant is the first player in program history to be named rookie of the year. He was also …Read the Rest…

Elon Track and Field Set for ECAC Indoor Championships

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ELON, N.C. – The Elon University women’s track and field team will conclude a successful indoor season this week as the Phoenix travels to Boston for the Eastern College Athletic Conference Indoor Championships (ECAC). Ten Phoenix athletes are scheduled to be in competition at the meet, which kicks off on Friday, March 6, inside the …Read the Rest…


Elon Baseball To Visit Former League Rival The Citadel for Weekend Series

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ELON, N.C. – A weekend in Charleston, S.C., awaits the Elon baseball team, as the Phoenix will pay a visit to former Southern Conference rival The Citadel for a three-game series that is set to begin at 4 p.m. on Friday, March 6. The series will continue with a 2 p.m. game on Saturday and …Read the Rest…

HPU MBB Opens Big South Tourney vs. Gardner-Webb

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HIGH POINT, N.C. – The High Point University men’s basketball team (22-8, 13-5) opens the Big South Tournament Friday looking to accomplish its season-long goal of reaching the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history. The Panthers are the No. 2 seed in the tournament and earned a bye into the event’s quarterfinals. …Read the Rest…

Phoenix Hosts Elon Softball Tournament

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ELON, N.C. – The Elon University softball team will look to extend its six-game win streak this weekend, as the Phoenix hosts its first true home tournament of the year, the Elon Softball Tournament, beginning on Friday, March 6 through Sunday, March 8. The maroon and gold welcomes the field of Central Connecticut State, Hampton …Read the Rest…


GTCC Lady Titans win top Region X Awards:Nyla Allen(Smith HS) POY and Selena Lozada(WG) All-Region

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LADY TITANS WIN TOP REGION X AWARDS JAMESTOWN, N.C. — GTCC women’s basketball forward Nyla Allen(Ben L. Smith High School) has been named the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region X Player of the Year. Allen of Greensboro has been a consistent leading scorer this season, earning her the honor of the NJCAA’s Division …Read the Rest…

Elon WLAX Phoenix Back at Rhodes to Host Chanticleers Friday

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ELON, N.C. – After four straight road games over the last four weeks, the Elon women’s lacrosse team (3-3) returns home to the friendly confines of Rhodes Stadium for the first of four straight home games in the month of March, beginning with a matchup against Coastal Carolina (1-2) on Friday, March 6, at 6 …Read the Rest…

Weather Forces Cancellation of Elon Softball’s Contest at N.C. A&T

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ELON, N.C. – Inclement weather has claimed another contest for the Elon University softball team as rain forced the cancellation of the Phoenix’s game at N.C. A&T today, March 5. This is the tenth game that weather has forced either a cancellation or a postponement on the Phoenix’s schedule this year. The Phoenix will move …Read the Rest…

Elon MBB Set for CAA Championship in Baltimore

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ELON, N.C. – Riding a CAA-best three-game winning streak, the Elon men’s basketball team travels to Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore for the 2015 CAA Men’s Basketball Championship, March 6-9. The eighth-seeded Phoenix has a first-round matchup with ninth-seeded Towson on Friday, March 6, at 6 p.m. ELON VS. TOWSON: Towson has won both meetings …Read the Rest…

Elon WBB Takes Overtime Win Against Delaware on Senior Night

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ELON, N.C. – Delaware had the last shot in both regulation and overtime but the Elon women’s basketball team held off the Blue Hens to claim a 77-76 win in its final regular-season game tonight, March 4, in Alumni Gym on senior night. The game was still tied, 73-73, with 2:17 left in overtime before …Read the Rest…

College Women’s Lacrosse Final – Guilford 12, Meredith 11 (2 OT)

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GREENSB ORO, N.C. – Demming Carlow (Kennett Square, Pa./Unionville) scored the game-winning goal 1:13 into the second overtime period of Guilford College’s 12-11 women’s lacrosse victory over visiting Meredith College Wednesday night. Meredith (1-2) overcame a four-goal halftime deficit and tied the game late in the second half, which forced a six-minute overtime period. The …Read the Rest…


Elon Softball Earns a 3-2 Win Over NC State

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ELON, N.C. – The Elon University softball team earned a 3-2 victory over NC State on Wednesday, March 4, at Hunt Softball Park. The win improved the Phoenix to 9-4 overall while the Wolfpack fell to 7-7. Freshman Kiandra Mitchum (5-2) earned her second straight win in as many days after four innings with four …Read the Rest…

Elon Baseball Rallies to Down Davidson, 8-3

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ELON, N.C. – Trailing by two runs in the sixth inning, the Elon Phoenix offense erupted for four scores on its way to an 8-3 victory over the Davidson Wildcats from Latham Park on Wednesday, March 4. The win lifted the Phoenix to 6-3, while Davidson dipped to 5-3 on the season. Down 3-1 after …Read the Rest…

High Point Women’s Lacrosse Drops 13-11 Contest To Vermont

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• HPU held a 7-4 scoring advantage in the second half but could not erase a 9-4 halftime deficit • Junior midfielder Leah Pace led the Panthers with a career-high four points (3g, 1a) and three draw controls • Junior midfielder Emily Meier added two goals and two assists HIGH POINT, N.C. – The High …Read the Rest…

HPU Baseball Loses At No. 8 South Carolina, 11-3

Posted by Press Release on March 4, 2015 at 9:38 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

• High Point lost at No. 8 South Carolina by a score of 11-3 on Wednesday in Columbia, S.C. • Senior Dane McDermott went 1-3 with a walk, two RBI and a run scored. • Sophomore Chris Clare and freshman Hunter Lee both scored for the Panthers in the loss. COLUMBIA, S.C. – The High …Read the Rest…

College Baseball Final: Guilford 8, Emory & Henry 5

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GREENSBORO, N.C. – Herc Ingels and Chuck Noble each drove in three runs a piece as Guilford College picked up a Wednesday afternoon Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) victory over Emory & Henry College, 8-5. The Quakers (4-7, 1-2 ODAC) pulled away from Emory & Henry (1-6, 0-1 ODAC) in the bottom of the fifth …Read the Rest…

Two local athletes signing for football today with Alec Cobb(Ragsdale HS) to Hampden-Sydney and Michael Youngblood(Western Guilford HS) to Averett

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Athletes Signing: Ragsdale’s Alec Cobb (Hampden-Sydney) Football Western Guilford’s Michael Youngblood (Averett) Football


Elon Softball Heads to Greensboro For Matchup With NC A&T Aggies

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ELON, N.C. – Playing its third game in as many days, the Elon University softball team will take a short trek down I-40 to face N.C. A&T on Thursday, March 5, at the Lady Aggies Softball Complex in Greensboro, N.C. The game is scheduled for a 4 p.m. start. Live Coverage Fans can follow the …Read the Rest…

HPU’s Geisler Among MLAX Candidates for Senior CLASS Award

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HIGH POINT, N.C. – Redshirt-senior Austin Geisler of the High Point University men’s lacrosse team has been named as one of the 20 candidates for the 2015 Senior CLASS Award in collegiate lacrosse. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in …Read the Rest…

HPU Baseball Falls At Home to Appalachian State, 4-0

Posted by Press Release on March 3, 2015 at 9:10 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

• High Point fell to Appalachian State by a score of 4-0 on Tuesday at Williard Stadium. • Senior Spencer Angelis, Cody Manzella and Tony Fortier-Bensen and sophomore Josh Greene all recorded hits for the Panthers. • Redshirt-junior Jace Herrera pitched 3-2/3 innings and allowed three runs, one earned, in his first HPU start. HIGH …Read the Rest…