Elon Athletics Weekly Update

Posted by Press Release on August 19, 2013 at 3:39 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Every Monday, Phoenix fans can get a look at the week ahead with our “Elon Athletics Weekly Update” feature when we will preview all the week’s upcoming events for our sports teams. “Follow us” on Twitter at @elonphoenix and @elonscores, “Like” Elon Phoenix on Facebook and continue to check elonphoenix.com to stay current on all things Elon Athletics.

Women’s Soccer
Elon at Coastal Carolina, Friday, Aug. 23, 7 p.m., Conway, S.C.
Elon vs. East Carolina, Sunday, Aug. 25, at 7 p.m., Rudd Field

• Following a 1-1 exhibition draw versus UNCW on Friday night, Elon opens its 2013 regular season on Friday at Coastal Carolina.
• Under reigning Southern Conference Coach of the Year Chris Neal, Elon returns eight seniors to this year’s squad, while welcoming 14 newcomers. Seniors Chelsey Stark and Jennifer McGorty were selected as this year’s team captains.
• Elon’s home opener is slated for Sunday, Aug. 25, at Rudd Field when the Phoenix welcomes instate foe East Carolina to campus. The match is slated to begin at 7 p.m.

Men’s Soccer
Elon at South Carolina, Saturday, Aug.24, at 7 p.m., Columbia, S.C. (exhibition)

• The Phoenix faces the Gamecocks in an exhibition for the third straight season in Columbia, S.C.
• Saturday’s exhibition against the Gamecocks is the final tune-up before the Phoenix opens the 2013 regular-season on Friday, Aug. 30, vs. Northeastern at the Duke Classic in Durham, N.C.

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