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Elon To Join CAA PDF Print
Written by Staff Reports   
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 15:37

Elon University will hold a news conference at 2 p.m., Thursday, May 23, to make an important announcement about the future of Elon Phoenix Athletics. There are

reports the Phoenix will be joining the Colonial Athletic Association. If that is the case, Elon would become the fifth school to leave the Southern Conference in the last year.


College of Charleston will leave the SoCon to join the CAA on July 1. Davidson, Georgia Southern and Appalachian State will leave the SoCon on July 1, 2014. The Wildcats will join the Atlantic 10 Conference, Georgia Southern and ASU will leave to join  the SunBelt Conference.

The news conference will be held in the Walker Room on the second floor of Alumni Field House, which is located at the north end of Rhodes Stadium on the Elon University campus. Speakers at the news conference will include President Leo M. Lambert and Dave Blank, Elon's Director of Athletics.

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