Elon cruises past N.C. Central in home opener

Elon sports informationSeptember 9, 2012 

The Elon University football won its 2012 home opener on Saturday night at Rhodes Stadium, as the Phoenix claimed a 34-14 victory over the visiting N.C. Central Eagles on Hall of Fame Weekend.

Senior quarterback Thomas Wilson completed 13-of-18 passes for 178 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the win, as the Phoenix offense went for 229 yards.

The maroon and gold defense stifled the Eagles all night long, limiting Central to just 110 total yards, including just 39 in the first half. The maroon and gold also picked off three passes and recovered a fumble.

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