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Royals Explode For 17 Runs, Defeat SVU

How do you break a losing skid during which you averaged a respectable five runs per game?  Scoring 17 times should do the trick.  Eastern Mennonite did that Thursday, taking over with an eight-run sixth inning en route to a 17-13 victory over Southern Virginia. The Royals committed three errors in the top of the second and fell behind their visitors 8-2.  Despite the early deficit, t ...More

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EMU Baseball Sweeps Southern Vermont

A day after combining for 50 runs over 16 innings, it looked like EMU and Southern Vermont would settle into a low-scoring affair.  Then the seventh inning happened as the two teams put up nine runs.  The Royals held the edge again on Sunday, completing a three-game sweep of SVC with a 12-9 win. Each team brought in a solo run in the first, with ...More

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Baseball Royals Earn Split to Open Season

The Eastern Mennonite baseball team opened the 2012 season Saturday, playing a doubleheader at North Carolina Wesleyan in Rocky Mount, NC.  Despite temperatures in the low 50s, cloudy skies and a blustery wind made for a chilly day. The men had a successful start, capped by a 9-1 outburst to earn a split. NC Wesleyan 5, EMU 2 In game one, the Royals jumped on the ...More

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Royals Night Celebrates Athletics

Once a year, Eastern Mennonite University gets all of its student-athletes together in one place.  Royals Night, as it is called, was on August 31 this year, as this year’s Royals and Lady Royals got an introduction for what it means to be a student-athlete at EMU. Athletic Director Dave King led the evening. “This has become a tradition that helps us get th ...More

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EMU Lands 53 On ODAC All-Academic Team

Eastern Mennonite University had 53 student-athletes named recently to the 2010-11 Old Dominion Athletic Conference All-Academic Team.  All of the Royals’ programs compete in the ODAC except for men’s volleyball, which is not sponsored by the league. The full All-Academic Team eclipsed 1,000 student-athletes for the fifth consecutive year and set a new high-water mark for co ...More

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Mace To Resign From Royals’ Baseball Post

Eastern Mennonite University has announced the resignation of head baseball coach Mark Mace, effective at the end of July. Mace led the Royals for six seasons but will step down as he starts work on a graduate degree. Mace inherited a small roster when he took over the EMU baseball program before the 2006 season and has built the roster sizes and win totals during his tenure. After ...More

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Baseball Royals Upset No. 1 Shenandoah

The Royals baseball squad found a big way to snap a five-game losing streak Friday, knocking off undefeated and No. 1 Shenandoah in Harrisonburg by a 4-3 score. Eastern Mennonite scored four runs during a two-out rally in the seventh and limited the Hornets to just four hits in the upset. Earlier in the week the Hornets moved into ...More

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Royals Sweep Doubleheader From Greensboro For First Baseball Wins

The Eastern Mennonite University baseball men picked up their first win Saturday afternoon, and then kept on rolling and took a sweep from host Greensboro College. The Royals allowed only three runs in each of the seven inning games while plating 16 of their own. EMU 11, Greensboro 3 Box Score Jake Norman (Fredericksburg, Va ...More

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Baseball Royals Tabbed For Eighth In ODAC Preseason Poll

The Eastern Mennonite baseball team has been picked to finish eighth in the 2011 Old Dominion Athletic Conference Preseason Poll. The Royals finished in seventh place last season and return a strong core of players, including 2010 ODAC batting champ Dylan Smith (Sterling, Va./Park View). EMU closed with an 11-17 mark last year includ ...More

Player of the Week: Yuki Onodora

Chase Yutzy, Weather Vane student newspaper First-year Yuki Onodora (Photo by Chelsie Gordon) The distance between Ebetusu, Japan and Harrisonburg, Virginia is roughly 10,000 miles. First-year Yuki Onodora is worlds away from wh ...More