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Royals Place 61 Student-Athletes On All-Academic Team

The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced its All-Academic Team for the 2011-12 season, and Eastern Mennonite University saw an increase to 61 student-athletes earning a spot.  Last year 53 Royals were named to the team. Each of EMU’s sports was represented on the ODAC All-Academic Team except for men’s volleyball, which competes in the Continental Volleyball Conference.  ...More

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EMU Wraps Up Athletic Year With Honors Banquet

Eastern Mennonite University held its Athletic Honors Banquet on April 17 in a time of reflecting upon and honoring the journeys of the Royals’ student-athletes.  Seniors Andy Richter (Perkasie, PA/Christopher Dock) and Marla Young (Fishersville, VA/Wilson Memorial) won the President’s Awards, the highest athletic award given out by EMU. ...More

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Santiago, Bencsik & Derstine Named All-State

Three women from the Eastern Mennonite field hockey team have received recognition from the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID), each being named to the All-State Second Team. Junior Adriana Santiago (Souderton, PA/Christopher Dock) earned an All-State award for the first ti ...More

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Field Hockey, Men’s Soccer Advance

Adriana Santiago (Souderton, PA/Christopher Dock) and Jenessa Derstine (Harleysville, PA/Christopher Dock) teamed up for two goals, including the game winner with 1:46 left in the first o ...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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EMU Alum Starts Massanutten Field Hockey League

Eastern Mennonite field hockey alumnus Janelle Hurst-Mazariegos (’92) is starting up a league to help introduce local people to the sport. The Massanutten Field Hockey League will start with practices the week of August 29 and males and females in grades 6-9 are invited to join the league. Games will start that weekend. All games will be played Saturday mornings on EMU’s turf field, ...More

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Six EMU Student-Athletes Named To Academic All-State Team

The Virginia Sports Information Directors Association (VaSID) Academic All-State Team has been released and Eastern Mennonite had six student-athletes cited. A total of 180 players from 30 colleges and universities around Virginia were honored for their academic performance this past school year. Each school was allowed to nominate six deserving student-athletes who were at least a sopho ...More

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2011 Graduate Vanessa Landis Wins Regional Academic Award

Senior Vanessa Landis was named Capital One Academic All-America District 3 First Team. Even though her senior year is now completed, Vanessa Landis (Quakert ...More

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Three Field Hockey Women Named All-State Second Team

Three players from the Lady Royals field hockey team were honored by the Virginia Sports Information Directors and named to the All-State Second Team. Senior co-captains Hailee Rittle (Jonestown, Pa./Northern Lebanon) and Vanessa Landis (Quakertown, Pa./Quakertown) were each named Second Team along with ...More