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 in Sept. 27 at Hunt Softball Park at 1 p.m. The maroon and gold then treks to Chapel Hill, N.C., for a rematch against the Tar Heels on Oct. 9 also at 1 p.m.
Elon then returns home on Oct. 18 for a pair of games against former conference foe and I-40 rival UNCG beginning at 12 p.m. The Phoenix then heads down the road to Raleigh, N.C., for a doubleheader against NC State on Oct. 23 starting at 5 p.m.
The Phoenix then closes out the fall season with a twin bill at home against East Carolina on Oct. 25 with the first pitch scheduled for noon.
Bocock begins her fifth season at the helm of the Phoenix softball program. Last year, Bocock led the Phoenix to 31 wins and its first winning season since 2011. The Phoenix also finished third in its first season in the Colonial Athletic Association.
2015 Elon Softball Fall Schedule
Sunday, Sept. 27 – vs. North Carolina, 1 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 9 – at UNC, 7 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 18 – vs. UNCG (DH), 12 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 23 – at NC State (DH), 5 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 25 – vs. East Carolina (DH), 12 p.m.
Home games in bold