EMU Homepage

Men’s volleyball

Subscribe to the EMU News feed
13 - John Grove_2921Z

Volleyball Beats No.10 Medialle, Finishes 2-2 at Tournament

After knocking off one nationally ranked opponent on Saturday, the Royals failed to equal the fete on Sunday. Despite heading home with a 2-2 overall record from the Thiel College AVI Invitational, the volleyball men proved they could play with the best teams in the nation. Sunday, Feb. 5 Nazareth 3, EMU 0 The men opened their final day of play at the invite against No. 5 ...More

Royals Night Group 11E

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


Benson Steps Down as EMU Men’s and Women’s Volleyball Coach

Eastern Mennonite University has announced the resignation of Steve Benson, head coach of the men’s and women’s volleyball programs, effective at the end of July. Benson, who just finished his sixth season at EMU, has accepted a position as the Event Manager for the Florida Region of USA Volleyball. In the 2005-06 season, Benson took over as Eastern Mennonite’s first co ...More

EMU Men's Volleyball

Men’s Volleyball Joins Continental Volleyball Conference

The Royals men’s volleyball program will have a new conference in 2012. Gary Williams, Associate Athletic Director of Carthage College announced the forming of the Continental Volleyball Conference (CVC), a nation-wide men’s volleyball conference with ten NCAA Division III Institutions focused on academic and athleti ...More

EMU Senior Frankie Coto

Men’s Volleyball: Coto Leads The Way On Senior Day

When Frankie Coto (Miami, Fl./Southwest Miami) graduates from Eastern Mennonite later this spring, he will leave with his name peppered throughout the men’s volleyball record books. On his final regular season match Saturday in Harrisonburg, Coto was content to slam 14 kills without an error and lead his Royals to a 3-0 wi ...More

EMU sophomore and volleyball stand-out Chris Moise

Sophomore Chris Moise Named Metro Player Of The Week For Second Time

Eastern Mennonite sophomore Chris Moise (Hollywood, Fl./South Broward) is having a breakout season, averaging a team best 3.16 kills per set. For the second time, NECVA Metro coaches have recognized his play, naming him Metro Player of the Week for matches played Feb. 28 – Mar. 6. Moise was also named Tri-Pl ...More

EMU Senior Frankie Coto

Senior Frankie Coto Leads Young Royals on Men’s Volleyball Squad

For all he’s facing, Frankie Coto remains remarkably cool, calm, and collected. His relaxed demeanor defies the situation Coto found himself this year. He is the lone senior on an Eastern Mennonite University men’s volleyball squad that has had two straight losing seasons and lost their top four hitters from the previous year. Th ...More


Men’s Volleyball Team Gets Key 3-1 Win Over Stevenson At Home

Chris Moise led all players with 18 kills as the men handed Stevenson its first loss. Faced with an upstart team trying for its second big win in a row, the ...More

EMU Men's Volleyball

Men’s Volleyball Win Over Gothic Knights Puts Royals Over .500 For First Time

The Royals now have a three-match winning streak after a weekend sweep in New Jersey. The EMU volleyball men played a pair on the road this weekend against new divisional opponents, and with Sunday’s 3-1 win at New Jersey City, Eastern Mennonite is now 5-4 on the season and 4-0 in NECVA play. ...More