A decade ago, Dan Nafziger never imagined he would be trying to convince anybody to come to Eastern Mennonite University as an enthusiastic admissions counselor.
When Nafziger graduated from Harrisonburg High School in 2009, the track standout had othe ...More
How do you improve upon a season in which the team broke 12 different program records? If you are EMU track & field Coach Jason Lewkowicz, you bring back most of your key performers and throw in another round of skilled recruits for a promising third year of rebuilding the Royals track program.
“I’m really excited to see growth in our track & field program this year ...More
Freshman sensation Hannah Chappell-Dick (Bluffton, OH/Bluffton) and the EMU women’s track & field team picked up one final honor from the 2012-13 athletic year, as each was awarded for academic work by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCC ...More
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
Six Eastern Mennonite University student-athletes have been honored by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC), earning spots on the ODAC/StellarOne Sportsmanship Teams. A total of 103 players from around the conference were named to the teams.
The six honorees are: senior Micha ...More
Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) sent members of the men’s and women’s track teams to two different meets over the weekend – the Susquehanna Open and the VMI Relays. The men’s distance medley relay team broke the EMU record in the event when they ran at the Susquehanna Open in Selinsgrove, PA.
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
While many around the Eastern Mennonite University track and field program expected the blossoming group to challenge some of the all-time top ten lists throughout the season, few could have predicted what happened on Saturday at the Liberty Open in Lynchburg. Four EMU records fell on the day, including one which was actually broken twice.
This fall, both of EMU’s cross country teams exceeded preseason predictions. With such a strong carryover from those teams to the upcoming indoor track & field squads, what does second-year Coach Jason Lewkowicz expect?
“There is a new expectation of excellence,” he said, “and while ...More
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