Bats Power Elon Softball Phoenix Past Samford, 8-2

Posted by Press Release on February 23, 2019 at 6:16 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

TALLAHASSE, Fla. – Led by multi-hit efforts from three players, the Elon University softball team defeated Samford, 8-2, on Saturday, Feb. 23, on the start of its second day at the Unconquered Invitational at Florida State’s Seminole Softball Complex. BOX SCORE Elon (7-4) avenged its loss to the Bulldogs (5-9) yesterday to open the tournament. …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Phoenix Drops Two on First Day at Unconquered Invitational

Posted by Press Release on February 22, 2019 at 5:31 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Elon University softball team had a couple of setbacks on its first day at the Unconquered Invitational, hosted by No. 1 Florida State, on Friday, Feb. 22. The Phoenix fell to Samford in its first contest of the day, 4-0, before losing to the Seminoles in its nightcap, 15-1, at the …Read the Rest…


Elon Softball Continues Play at Unconquered Invitational

Posted by Press Release on February 21, 2019 at 1:54 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University softball team continues play this weekend when it travels to Tallahassee, Fla., for the Unconquered Invitational, hosted by No. 1 Florida State on Feb. 22-24, at the Seminole Softball Complex WEBSITE PREVIEW Elon will open the tournament versus Samford on Friday at 12:30 p.m. before facing the Seminoles later …Read the Rest…

Elon-NC State Softball Game Postponed

Posted by Press Release on February 18, 2019 at 6:22 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

ELON, N.C. – Due to inclement weather expected on Wednesday, Feb. 20, the Elon University softball team’s home game versus NC State has been postponed. The Phoenix and the Wolfpack were expected to play in a 4 p.m. game this Wednesday at Hunt Softball Park, but the contest will now take place on Wednesday, April …Read the Rest…

Rain Washes Out Elon Softball’s Final Day of February Classic

Posted by Press Release on February 17, 2019 at 7:05 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

ELON, N.C. – Due to continuing rain in the forecast on Sunday, Feb. 17, the final games of the Elon University softball team’s home tournament, the Elon February Classic, has been cancelled. The Phoenix was scheduled to host North Carolina Central at 2:30 p.m., but that game was cancelled due to the threat of rain …Read the Rest…


Elon Softball Splits Doubleheader on Day Two of February Classic

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ELON, N.C. – The Elon University softball team split its doubleheader on Saturday, Feb. 16, on the second day at its home tournament, the Elon February Classic. The Phoenix fell to Virginia, 7-3, in its opening game before rebounding with a 9-7 win versus Hampton in the nightcap at Hunt Softball Park. Virginia Box Score …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Phoenix Opens Tournament with Victory Over Northern Kentucky, 9-2

Posted by Press Release on February 15, 2019 at 9:00 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University softball team continued its unbeaten streak at home as the Phoenix earned a 9-2 win versus Northern Kentucky on Friday, Feb. 15, in its opener of its second home tournament, the Elon February Classic, at Hunt Softball Park. BOX SCORE The Phoenix (5-1) did most of its damage against …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball’s February Classic on Deck This Weekend

Posted by Press Release on February 14, 2019 at 3:46 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University softball team is set to host its second tournament of the season, the Elon February Classic, as the Phoenix welcomes the field of Northern Kentucky, Virginia, Hampton and North Carolina Central to Hunt Softball Park this weekend, Feb. 15-17. WEBSITE PREVIEW Elon’s first game of the tournament is scheduled …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Falls on the Road at Charlotte, 7-2

Posted by Press Release on February 13, 2019 at 8:14 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Elon University softball team suffered its first defeat of the season with a 7-2 setback at Charlotte on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Sue M. Daughtridge Stadium. BOX SCORE Elon (4-1) briefly took the lead against its intrastate foe in the fourth inning, but Charlotte (2-4) came back with six unanswered …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Visits Charlotte in Midweek Contest

Posted by Press Release on February 12, 2019 at 6:59 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Coming off an undefeated weekend in its opening weekend tournament, the Elon University softball team travels to Charlotte for a midweek contest on Wednesday, Feb. 13. The Phoenix and the 49ers are set for a 4 p.m. first pitch at the Sue M.Daughtridge Stadium. WEBSITE PREVIEW Follow the Phoenix Fans can keep …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball: Eith Garners CAA Rookie of the Week Accolades

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RICHMOND, Va. – Freshman Allie Eith of the Elon University softball team was named the Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week as announced by the league office on Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 12. Eith helped the Phoenix post a 4-0 record in its opening weekend tournament with wins versus Appalachian State, Eastern Kentucky and Longwood. …Read the Rest…


College Softball News – Guilford’s Carver Named to National Player of the Year Watch LIst

Posted by Press Release on February 11, 2019 at 11:58 am under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Guilford College senior Makayla Carver (Granite Falls, N.C./South Caldwell) was one of 50 softball student-athletes named to the 2019 Schutt Sports/National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) National Player of the Year Watch List Monday. The rating is compiled annually by the NFCA’s Division III All-America Committee. It will be trimmed to 25 semifinalists …Read the Rest…

Barker’s One-Hitter Helps Elon Softball Phoenix Defeat Mountaineers, 3-0

Posted by Press Release on February 10, 2019 at 8:14 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Behind a complete-game, one hitter from redshirt junior pitcher Abby Barker, the Elon University softball team closed out its opening weekend tournament with a 3-0 victory over Appalachian State on Sunday, Feb. 10, at Hunt Softball Park. BOX SCORE The Phoenix improved to 4-0 after sweeping the field of Appalachian State, Eastern …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Phoenix Tops Longwood, 5-2

Posted by Press Release on February 9, 2019 at 10:46 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University softball team continued its strong start to the season, earning a 5-2 victory over Longwood on the second day of the Elon Opening Weekend Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 9, at Hunt Softball Park. BOX SCORE The Phoenix improved to 3-0 on the young season and earned its first win …Read the Rest…

Homers Lead Elon Softball to Victories on Opening Day

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ELON, N.C. – Behind five home runs, the Elon University softball team earned a couple of victories on Opening Day at its home tournament, on Friday, Feb. 8. The Phoenix defeated Appalachian State, 10-2, in its first contest of the day before coming back and getting a 7-5 victory versus Eastern Kentucky in the nightcap …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Phoenix Hosts Opening Weekend Tournament to Kickoff 2019

Posted by Press Release on February 7, 2019 at 2:06 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University softball team opens the 2019 season with the first of its three home tournaments, the Elon Softball Opening Weekend Tournament, this weekend, Feb. 8-10, at Hunt Softball Park. The Phoenix opens the tournament with a twin bill on Friday, Feb. 8, against Appalachian State at 2:30 p.m. and versus …Read the Rest…

Guilford Quakers Tabbed 5th in ODAC Softball Poll

Posted by Press Release on February 6, 2019 at 8:14 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

FOREST, Va.- Guilford College’s softball team is ranked fifth in the 2019 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) coaches’ preseason poll released on Wednesday. Back-to-back defending NCAA Division III National Champion Virginia Wesleyan University tops the poll with ten first-place votes after winning its 11th ODAC Championship in 2018. Randolph-Macon College sits second on the list …Read the Rest…


College Softball News – Guilford’s Carver Named Preseason All-American

Posted by Press Release on January 23, 2019 at 8:40 pm under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

CULVER CITY, Calif. – Guilford College senior Makayla Carver (Granite Falls, N.C./South Caldwell) earned Preseason First Team All-America recognition from the Fastpitch News (FPN) Wednesday. She is one of 15 first-team honorees, and one of 45 students recognized overall. Carver earned Third Team All-America recognition from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) in 2018. She …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Welcomes in Six in 2019 Recruiting Class

Posted by Press Release on December 31, 2018 at 10:10 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University softball team and head coach Kathy Bocock announced the signing of six student-athletes to make up the Phoenix’s 2019 recruiting class on Monday, December 31. Carley Davis (Bridgewater, Va.), Bella Devesa (Pembroke Pines, Fla.), Megan Grant (Vinton, Va.), Kaitlin King (Parkland, Fla.), Drew Menscer (Hope Mills, N.C.) and Claudia …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Announces 2019 Schedule

Posted by Press Release on December 7, 2018 at 10:13 am under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The countdown to the 2019 spring season for the Elon University softball team has begun as the Phoenix and eighth-year head coach Kathy Bocock announced the Phoenix’s 53-game slate on Friday, Dec. 7. 2019 Elon Softball Schedule Elon will play 27 games on its home diamond at Hunt Softball Park which includes …Read the Rest…