Before every football game this year, The Blue Zone is going to sit down with a football writer from the opposing school’s student newspaper to get the scoop on their team and season.
This week, The Chronicle’s Nick Martin spoke to The Elon Pendulum's Sports Editor Thomas Hamzik about this weekend’s season kickoff between Duke and Elon.
The Chronicle: It's been a while since our two teams met. Can you tell me a little bit about what's changed for you guys?
The Pendulum: Skrosky left for Ball State. In came Jason Swepson and frankly, the program took a pretty drastic turn. Lembo had the guys in the top 25 for a couple consecutive years and Sewpson's teams went straight in the opposite direction. They struggled pretty heavily the last couple years. Last year especially, they struggled to finish games down the stretch. Almost every game, except the Georgia Tech game, they were in it in the first half and they only came away with two wins... Read more