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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

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Eshleman Named To Academic Team

Men’s soccer senior Ryan Eshleman (Harrisonburg, VA/Eastern Mennonite) has been named to the Conference of Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Capital One Academic All-District Team for District 5.  This is the second straight year he earned a spot on the team. Eshl ...More

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Shutout Notches Mast’s 200th Career Victory

A mere 21 years ago, Roger Mast stepped onto the sidelines for his first game as head coach at his alma mater.  Sunday, in his 22nd season at the helm, his soccer men toppled Maryville by a score of 3-0 to pick up Mast’s 200th career victory. Mast has had 13 seasons with a record of .500 or better, including 1996 ...More

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Royals Block Stevenson In 2-0 Win

Sunday was a much nicer day for soccer than Saturday.  The Royals played on both days, and enjoyed Sunday’s sun en route to a 2-0 victory over Stevenson University. EMU struck first, scoring just over 12 minutes into the game. Jordan Hollinger (Lancaster, PA/Lancaster Menno ...More

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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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Royals Place Three On All-State First Team For First Time

For the first time in program history, the Eastern Mennonite men’s soccer team has landed three players on the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) All-State First Team. Forward Mitchell Leap (Harrisonburg, ...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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Leap Named Player of the Week

For the second time this season, Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) forward Mitchell Leap (Harrisonburg, VA/Eastern Mennonite) has been named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Player of the Week.  Leap also took the men ...More

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Men’s Soccer 4-1 in ODAC

One thing is becoming clear – Eastern Mennonite’s men like to play on their own turf.  Wednesday night they welcomed a talented Hampden-Sydney squad to Harrisonburg and scored two second-half goals to win 2-1 and improve to 5-1 at home. The game was light on shots in the opening minutes as the teams established the flow of play.  Starting in the 14th minute, the Roya ...More