Elon Phoenix Heads to Georgia for Season Opener

Posted by Press Release on February 11, 2016 at 2:18 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University softball team begins its 40th season this weekend as the Phoenix opens the 2016 campaign at the University of Georgia Red and Black Showcase beginning on Friday, Feb. 12, at Jack Turner Stadium. Elon opens the tournament against Winthrop on Friday at 3 p.m. before facing host No. 12 …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Tabbed Fourth in CAA Preseason Poll

Posted by Press Release on January 27, 2016 at 2:51 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

RICHMOND, Va. – The Elon University softball team was selected to finish fourth in the 2016 Colonial Athletic Association Preseason Poll as tabbed by the league coaches and announced on Wednesday, Jan. 27, by the conference office. The fourth-place standing is the Phoenix’s highest preseason conference ranking since 2011. Elon had 38 points in the …Read the Rest…


Elon Softball Announces Three in 2016 Recruiting Class

Posted by Press Release on January 5, 2016 at 3:46 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Elon University head softball coach Kathy Bocock and her staff announced the additions of three softball standouts as a part of the Phoenix’s 2016 recruiting class on Tuesday, January 5. The trio of Walker Barbee (West Stanly High School/Oakboro, N.C.), Kenna Quinn (Boiling Springs, High School/ Boiling Springs, S.C.) and Morgan Reich …Read the Rest…

Bocock Adds Two to Elon Softball Staff

Posted by Press Release on December 7, 2015 at 11:08 am under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Elon University head softball coach Kathy Bocock announced the additions of Jay Johnson as an assistant coach and Tatiana Alcala as a volunteer assistant coach to her staff today, Dec. 7. Johnson joins the Phoenix staff after serving as the associate head softball coach at Grace College under head coach and wife …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Unveils 2016 Schedule

Posted by Press Release on December 2, 2015 at 10:38 am under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University softball team released its 2016 schedule today, Dec. 2, as announced by Phoenix head coach Kathy Bocock. The competitive, 54-game slate features 11 teams that appeared in the NCAA Tournament last season including a scheduled contest versus defending NCAA champion Florida. The 2016 schedule will also feature the Phoenix …Read the Rest…


Elon Softball Readies for Global Experience in Japan

Posted by Press Release on November 17, 2015 at 2:57 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University softball team will go abroad for the first time in program history as members of the team and coaching staff will travel to Tokyo, Japan, over the Thanksgiving break from Nov. 20-28, as a part of the university’s commitment to students achieving a global experience. “This is a great …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Quintet Named 2015 NFCA All-America Scholar Athletes

Posted by Press Release on October 7, 2015 at 6:19 am under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University softball team had five players earn National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-America Scholar-Athlete honors for the 2014-15 academic year as announced by the association. Named on the team for the Phoenix were graduated seniors Grace Eng and Caitlin O’Shea along with juniors Alaina Hall and Emily Roper and rising …Read the Rest…

2015 Fall Schedule Released For Elon Softball

Posted by Press Release on August 31, 2015 at 8:30 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University softball team released its eight-game 2015 fall schedule as announced by Phoenix head coach Kathy Bocock on Monday, Aug. 31. Each of the games in the Phoenix’s fall slate will take place within the state of North Carolina beginning with a home-and-home series with the University of North Carolina …Read the Rest…

Bocock Announces Addition of Hoover to Elon Softball Roster

Posted by Press Release on August 17, 2015 at 5:47 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Elon University head softball coach Kathy Bocock announced on Monday, Aug. 17, the addition of transfer Kristin Hoover to join the Phoenix for 2015-16. Hoover arrives after spending her freshman season at the University of California last year. “We’re really excited about Kristin joining our program,” said Bocock. “Coming from the Pac-12 …Read the Rest…

Elon’s Olson Tabbed to Compete Versus Team USA Softball

Posted by Press Release on July 10, 2015 at 2:13 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Infielder Hannah Olson of the Elon University softball team has been selected to compete as a member of the College All-Star team in a doubleheader exhibition against the USA National Softball Team this Saturday, July 11, at 6 p.m. at the Moody Park in Ewing Township, N.J. Olson will be one of …Read the Rest…

College Softball News – Guilford’s Howard Named to All-State Team

Posted by Press Release on June 3, 2015 at 5:01 pm under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Guilford College’s Rachel Howard (Efland, N.C./Cedar Ridge) earned First Team College Division All-State softball recognition from the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) Tuesday. A second-team all-state pick last spring, Howard is Guilford’s third two-time all-state softball honoree. Rachel Howard (Efland, N.C./Cedar Ridge) The all-state squads consist of NCAA Division II, …Read the Rest…


NCCSIA Announces 2015 North Carolina College Division All-State Softball Teams

Posted by Press Release on June 2, 2015 at 3:40 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

The North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) announced its selections for the 2015 College Division All-State Softball Teams on Tuesday. Twenty-four student-athletes representing 15 different North Carolina universities and colleges were named to the 2015 NCCSIA College Division All-State Softball Teams. Wingate University placed three student-athletes on the first team and a fourth on …Read the Rest…

NCCSIA Announces 2015 University Division All-State Softball Teams

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The North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) announced its selections for the 2015 University Division All-State Softball Teams on Tuesday. Twenty-four student-athletes representing seven different North Carolina universities were named to the 2015 NCCSIA University Division All-State Softball Teams. Western Carolina leads the way with four first-team honorees and five overall selections. Charlotte also …Read the Rest…

Elon Quartet Selected to NCCSIA All-State Softball Teams

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ELON, N.C. – Four members of the Elon University softball program were placed on the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) All-State teams as announced on Tuesday, June 2. Freshman Hannah Olson received first team All-State honors while junior Kayla Caruso, sophomore Alaina Hall and freshman Kara Shutt made the second team. This is …Read the Rest…

Elon’s Shutt (SEG) Lands on NFCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region Softball Teams

Posted by Press Release on May 14, 2015 at 11:50 am under College | Read the First Comment

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Freshman outfielder Kara Shutt (Southeast Guilford) of the Elon University softball team received a spot on the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Mid-Atlantic All-Region teams as announced by the association earlier today, May 14. Shutt was placed on Mid-Atlantic All-Region third team and becomes the first Elon freshmen to earn All-Region honors …Read the Rest…

College Softball News – Guilford’s Rachel Howard Named to All-Region Team

Posted by Press Release on May 11, 2015 at 4:04 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Guilford College’s Rachel Howard (Efland, N.C./Cedar Ridge) earned Third Team All-Atlantic Region recognition from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Monday. She is one of 361 NCAA Division III students so honored. Howard earned Second-Team All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) recognition earlier this month. The senior first baseman led the Quakers and …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball’s Run at CAA Tournament Ends

Posted by Press Release on May 7, 2015 at 10:06 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

HARRISONBURG, Va. – After opening the day with a 8-6 win over Towson in its first game of the day to stay alive in the Colonial Athletic Association Softball Championships, the Elon University softball team saw its run end in its second game of the evening as the third-seeded Phoenix fell to top-seeded James Madison, …Read the Rest…


Elon Softball Falls to Hofstra to Open CAA Tournament

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HARRISONBURG, Va. – The Elon University softball team fell in its opening game of the Colonial Athletic Association Softball Tournament to Hofstra by a score of 10-0 on Wednesday, May 6, at Veterans Memorial Park on the campus of James Madison. The third-seeded Phoenix (30-21) saw its four-game win streak snapped at the hands of …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Quartet Receives All-CAA Honors:Kara Shutt(Southeast Guilford HS) does it again

Posted by Press Release on May 6, 2015 at 9:49 am under College | Comments are off for this article

RICHMOND, Va. – The Colonial Athletic Association announced its 2015 All-CAA teams on Tuesday, May 5, with four members of the Elon University softball team – Alaina Hall, Hannah Olson, Kara Shutt(Southeast Guilford High School) and Emily Roper – receiving all-conference accolades from the league. Hall was placed on the All-CAA second team, the second …Read the Rest…

Elon Phoenix Opens CAA Championships Versus Hofstra

Posted by Press Release on May 5, 2015 at 2:33 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Entering its first-ever Colonial Athletic Association Softball Championship tournament, the No. 3-seeded Elon University softball team opens the league tournament against the No. 2 seed, Hofstra, on Wednesday, May 6, at 3 p.m. in Harrisonburg, Va., at James Madison’s Veterans Memorial Park. Live Coverage Fans can follow the Phoenix this weekend via …Read the Rest…