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Royals headed back to playoffs with big win at Virginia Wesleyan

EMU’s field hockey women clinched an ODAC Tournament bid Saturday afternoon, romping over Virginia Wesleyan 5-2 in Virginia Beach. The Royals scored the first five goals of the game to earn a return trip to the ODAC’s top six after missing out last year for the first time in program history. Sophomore ...More


Royals snag first win in overtime of ODAC opener

EMU’s field hockey women came up big when they needed to, earning their first win in the first overtime of their first conference game of the season.  Junior Camille Williams (Media, Pa./Delaware County Christian) knocked home the game-winner 8:02 into OT, also notching her first goal of ...More


EMU adds video webcasts on turf field

The EMU sports information department is pleased to announce the addition of a video webcast of select events on the Turf Field this fall. Information System’s staff put the finishing touches on secure wired internet access to the press box at the Turf Field this week, opening the door for the addition of the outdoor webcasts. The Royals plan to stream three games each of men’s socce ...More


EMU Adds New Bleachers on Turf Field

Fans and players of Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) field hockey and soccer will be greeted by a very noticeable change this fall – a set of bleachers more than doubling the seating capacity at home games. The bleachers were purchased from James Madison University (JMU) earlier this summer and will place 1,000 fans right on top of the field. Long-time men’s soccer coach Rog ...More


Royals Set New High For ODAC All-Academic Team

Eastern Mennonite University set a new high for student-athletes named to the annual Old Dominion Athletic Conference All-Academic Team, as 80 Royals were honored.  Last year EMU landed 61 on the list. All of EMU’s ODAC-sponsored sports were represented on the All-Academic Team.  Men’s volleyball competes in the Continental Volleyball Conference and is not eligible for the ODAC tea ...More


Athletics Department Announces Fall All-Academic Team

Eastern Mennonite University’s athletics department has named 90 student-athletes to its inaugural Royals All-Academic Team. Each of the honorees has achieved a cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of at least 3.25 at the end of the fall semester. The Royals all-academic team honors student-athletes who have successfully balanced the athletic and academic demands by achieving at le ...More


Field Hockey Defeats Washington and Lee, 2-1

The EMU field hockey women got a much-needed ODAC win Saturday, taking a 2-1 win from Washington and Lee on the road.  The victory snapped a two-game conference losing skid and evened their ODAC record at 2-2. The Lady Royals started quickly, firing a shot on goal less than a minute and a half in.  On the rebound, ...More

Two EMU Alum Honored By Christopher Dock Mennonite High School

A pair of former Eastern Mennonite University athletes will be honored by their high school alma mater this fall, field hockey player Liza Heavener and baseball player Erik Kratz. Both former Royals are originally from Telford, PA, and graduates of Christopher Dock Mennonite High School.  They have been named the sch ...More


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


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