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Chappell-Dick takes gold to open outdoor season

The EMU track and field teams had a very successful start to the outdoor season and landed 28 ODAC qualifiers over two different meets over the weekend.  The majority of the Royals were in Lexington, Va., for the W&L Carnival, and a trio of throwers went to Salem, Va., for the Roanoke College Invitational. Sophomore  ...More

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Chappell-Dick and Lady Royals Earn Academic Awards

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

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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

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Six Royals Named To ODAC Spring Sportsmanship Teams

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

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First-Year Runner Breaks Own School Record

Eastern Mennonite’s Hannah Chappell-Dick (Bluffton, Ohio/Bluffton) had her best showing of the year on Thursday, breaking her own school record in the 800m at the Roanoke/Virginia Tech Twilight Qualifier. Chappell-Dick again responded with her best running against the be ...More

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King Makes Amazing Jump to New Sport

When one door closed for Jordan King, another one didn’t exactly open for the 2010 Central Christian graduate. It was more like the Eastern Mennonite University junior high jumped over the door that looked like it had blocked his days as a collegiate athlete. In one of the more extraordinary examples of an athlete quickly picking up a new sport, a short time after King was t ...More

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Chappell-Dick Cruises By Own School Record

Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) sent three athletes to Saturday’s Mason Spring Invitational, hosted by NCAA Division-I George Mason University in Fairfax, Va.  The meet, fittingly loaded with D-I athletes, was a final tune-up for the trio for next week’s Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Championships. Both of Eastern Mennonite’s women ran in the 800m, and fre ...More

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New Marks Set in EMU All-Time Record Book at Commonwealth Duals

While the EMU track and field teams didn’t send full squads to the Commonwealth Duals Saturday in Lynchburg, the Royals did get some nice finishes.  The men saw a high jumper clear the second-best height in program history, while the women also had a handful of program top ten finishes. Jord ...More

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Royals Open Season Strong At Roanoke Invitational

The EMU track teams made a nice soft entry into the spring outdoor season on Saturday at the Roanoke College Invitational.  The men took a number of individual first places and won the meet, while the women finished a comfortable third out of the five teams. Richard Robinson (Bro ...More

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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