Elon Softball Quartet Receives All-CAA Honors

Posted by Press Release on May 6, 2015 at 9:49 am under College | Be the First to Comment

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 and Emily Roper – receiving all-conference accolades from the league. Hall was placed on the All-CAA second team, the second straight year that …Read the Rest…

Elon Phoenix Opens CAA Championships Versus Hofstra

Posted by Press Release on May 5, 2015 at 2:33 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

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…


Elon Softball Duo Receives CAA Weekly Honors(Kara Shutt/Southeast Guilford HS wins again)

Posted by Press Release on May 4, 2015 at 1:41 pm under College | Read the First Comment

RICHMOND, Va. – Junior Kayla Caruso and freshman Kara Shutt of the Elon University softball team were selected as the Colonial Athletic Association Co-Pitcher and Co-Rookie of the Week, respectively, as released by the league office on Monday morning, May 4. Caruso earned her first career conference weekly award after the Kennesaw, Ga., native went …Read the Rest…

Elon Phoenix Seeded Third for CAA Softball Championships

Posted by Press Release on May 3, 2015 at 6:59 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

ELON, N.C. – The four-team field is set for the 2015 Colonial Athletic Association Softball Championships as the Elon University softball team earned a No. 3 seed for the upcoming league tournament which will be held in Harrisonburg, Va., on May 6-8, at James Madison’s Veterans Memorial Park. Elon opens the double-elimination tournament against No. …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball: Million’s Walk Off Home Run Closes Out Softball’s Sweep of UNCW

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ELON, N.C. – Carey Million’s walk off home run in the bottom of the eighth inning helped the Elon University softball team to a 4-3 win over UNCW in a Colonial Athletic Association series finale on Saturday, May 2, at Hunt Softball Park. The Phoenix (30-20, 11-10 CAA) won the second game of the series, …Read the Rest…


College Softball News – Three Quakers Named to All-ODAC Softball Teams; Guilford’s Hall Named Top Scholar

Posted by Press Release on May 2, 2015 at 4:03 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

FOREST, Va. – Guilford College’s Laura Hall (Pittsburgh, Pa./Baldwin) received the Old Dominion Athletic Conference’s (ODAC) Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance Softball Scholar-Athlete Award as selected by the league’s sports information directors Friday. The Quakers’ Caroline Barnette (Matthews, N.C./Butler), Taylor Boyd (Franklinton, N.C./South Granville) and Rachel Howard (Efland, N.C./Cedar Ridge) earned all-conference recognition according to voting …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Phoenix Homers Sink UNCW, 5-3

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ELON, N.C. – Home runs by freshman Kara Shutt and sophomore Carey Million helped the Elon University softball team to a 5-3 game one victory over UNCW in a scheduled Colonial Athletic Association doubleheader on Friday, May 1, at Hunt Softball Park. Elon began play in the nightcap and jumped out to a 2-0 lead …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Phoenix to Host Seahawks, Senior Day in Regular Season Finale This Weekend

Posted by Press Release on April 30, 2015 at 3:49 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

ELON, N.C. – Going into the weekend with Colonial Athletic Association postseason implications on the line, the Elon University softball team hosts UNCW in its final regular-season series beginning with a doubleheader on Friday, May 1, at 5 p.m. The series concludes on Saturday, May 2, in a single-game contest with the first pitch scheduled …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Phoenix Offense Powers Past Aggies, 11-2

Posted by Press Release on April 28, 2015 at 10:24 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Nine runs produced in the second and third innings aided the Elon University softball team to a 11-2 victory over North Carolina A&T on Tuesday evening, April 28, at Hunt Softball Park. The Phoenix (27-20) snapped its overall five-game losing skid after tallying 14 hits against the Aggies (13-27) in its early-week …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Closes Out Non-Conference Slate Versus N.C. A&T

Posted by Press Release on April 27, 2015 at 2:19 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Entering the final week of its regular-season, the Elon University softball team hosts its final non-conference game versus longtime local rival North Carolina A&T on Tuesday, April 28. First pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m. Live Coverage Fans can follow the Phoenix via live stats by going to the Elon softball schedule …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Phoenix Drops Series Finale at #22/23 Dukes

Posted by Press Release on April 26, 2015 at 11:32 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

HARRISONBURG, Va. – James Madison’s freshman pitcher Megan Good tossed her first career no-hitter as the Elon University softball team fell to the No. 22/23 ranked Dukes, 8-0, in the Colonial Athletic Association series finale on Sunday, April 26, at Veterans Memorial Park. Good went 6.0 innings with a pair of walks and six strikeouts …Read the Rest…


Elon Softball Phoenix Swept in Doubleheader at CAA-Leader #22/23 JMU

Posted by Press Release on April 25, 2015 at 5:13 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

HARRISONBURG, Va. – The Elon University softball team was swept in its Colonial Athletic Association doubleheader at league-leader No. 22/23 James Madison on Saturday, April 25. The Phoenix (26-19, 8-9 CAA) fell in the opening contest, 9-1, before suffering a 9-0 setback at the hands of the Dukes (39-6, 16-0 CAA) in game two at …Read the Rest…

College Softball Final: Roanoke 5, Guilford 4

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SALEM, Va. – Jordan Meador hit a second-inning grand slam for Roanoke College as Guilford College saw their season draw to a close by the hands of Roanoke, 5-4, Saturday Morning in day two of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Tournament at the Moyer Sports Complex. Guilford jumped to a 3-0 lead after one …Read the Rest…

College Softball Finals: Randolph-Macon 2, Guilford 0 / Guilford 5, Randolph 4 (ODAC Tournament)

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SALEM, Va. – Guilford College held off a seventh-inning Randolph College rally to rebound from a Friday afternoon tournament-opening loss to Randolph-Macon College to advance to day two of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Tournament at the Moyer Sports Complex. The fifth-seeded Quakers defeated the eighth-seeded WildCats, 5-4, in an elimination game after Guilford …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Heads to No. 22/23 James Madison This Weekend

Posted by Press Release on April 24, 2015 at 4:04 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University softball team hits the road for its final Colonial Athletic Association road test as the Phoenix travels to No. 22/23 James Madison this weekend, April 25-26. The three-game series begins with a doubleheader on Saturday at 1 p.m. followed by the series finale on Sunday at 1 p.m. Live …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Falls at UNC

Posted by Press Release on April 23, 2015 at 3:26 am under College | Comments are off for this article

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The Elon University softball team fell in its final nonconference road contest of the season at North Carolina, 12-4, on Wednesday evening, April 22, at the Eugene Anderson Softball Stadium. UNC’s Kristen Brown went 2-for-4 with a home run and five RBI for the Tar Heels (34-11) who outhit the Phoenix …Read the Rest…

College Softball Finals – Roanoke 5-6, Guilford 4-2

Posted by Press Release on April 22, 2015 at 6:27 am under College | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Roanoke College rookie Ruthie Williams retired the final 20 Guilford batters she faced in Tuesday’s 6-2 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) softball win at Guilford’s Haworth Field. Classmate Becca Wenger’s two-run, seventh-inning home run in the opener gave the visiting Maroons a 5-4 win and a sweep of the league twinbill. Williams …Read the Rest…


Elon Softball Phoenix Downed in Non-Conference Tilt to Longwood

Posted by Press Release on April 21, 2015 at 10:38 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – A pair of three-run innings fueled by a couple of home runs from Longwood’s Emily Murphy doomed the Elon University softball team as the Phoenix suffered a 6-3 defeat at the hands of the Lancers in a non-conference bout on Tuesday evening, April 21, at Hunt Softball Park. The Phoenix (26-16) could …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Phoenix Earns Victory Over Pride in Series Finale, 5-2

Posted by Press Release on April 19, 2015 at 4:50 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. – A three-run top of the seventh inning helped the Elon University softball team to a 5-2 victory over Hofstra in a Colonial Athletic Association series finale on Sunday afternoon, April 19, at the Bill Edwards Softball Stadium. The Phoenix (26-15, 8-7 CAA) outhit the Pride (25-11, 11-3 CAA) 11-7 after only registering …Read the Rest…

College Softball Finals: Guilford 7-8, Bridgewater 0-0

Posted by Press Release on April 18, 2015 at 11:40 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

BRIDGEWATER, Va. – Guilford College’s Maggie Shaffer and Courtney Lackey held Bridgewater College to just six combined hits over Saturday afternoon’s Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) doubleheader, earning the sweep. Guilford took game one, 7-0, and the nightcap, 8-0, in five innings. Shaffer (6-4) scattered four hits and struck out four batters while walking three. …Read the Rest…