“I was on a low-level adrenalin rush the whole time during my cross-cultural,” said Tim Swartzendruber at the 20th anniversary reunion of his Eastern Mennonite University group that spent a semester in France and Ivory Coast. “It was learning at its highest level.”
Seventeen of the 28 in the group flew in from as far ...More
It was, he’ll tell you, something of a crazy decision to come to Eastern Mennonite University. Jason Lewkowicz and his family were settled and happy in Hannibal, Missouri, where he’d spent three years building the first track and field program at Hannibal-LaGrange University.
The year before he came, those programs at EMU were hanging on by a thread. The men’s cross country team ha ...More
Running in a big field of cross country runners can be a little intimidating or even confusing, but it was neither for Ryan Gehman (Millersville, Pa./Lancaster Mennonite) and his teammates. Eastern Mennonite’s senior highlighted the Royals̵ ...More
The Eastern Mennonite University women’s cross country team finished with the lowest possible team score, winning the meet, while the EMU men also brought home top honors at the Shenandoah Valley Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 20. Both teams will run at the NCAA D-III Pre-Nationals next Saturday, Sept. 27, in Mason, Ohio.
EMU Women Pe ...More
It was a wild first half, but the EMU field hockey women used two goals to grab the lead and their first win of 2014, 2-1 at Bethany College. The Royals return home on Wednesday to take on nationally-ranked Christopher Newport at 4:30 p.m.
Eastern Mennonite controlled the first 10 minutes against the Bison, but couldn’t score despite fo ...More
The Eastern Mennonite University men’s soccer team is counting on a mix of experience and new faces to boost them back to the ODAC Tournament this fall. The Royals return a number of players from a balanced 2013 squad, but longtime Coach Roger ...More
Morgan Hill‘s (Martinsville, Va./Carlisle) penalty kick with 1:49 left in double overtime provided the game-winner, as EMU’s soccer women earned their first victory of the year, taking down Hood by a final of 4-3. Known more for her great po ...More
With a split on day two of the EMU Invitational, Eastern Mennonite’s volleyball women earned one of their best starts in recent history. Coupled with a sweep on the first day, the Royals are now 3-1 on the season.
The women will look to further improve that strong start when they hit the road on Wednesday, playing a non-conference mat ...More
His full name is Christopher João Downs Villegas, but to members of the Eastern Mennonite University men’s soccer team, he’s simply known as Chris.
And to competitors around the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, João “Chris” Downs is regarded as one of the top defenders in the league.
The Costa Rican-bo ...More
Eastern Mennonite University is pleased to announce its members on the 2013-14 Old Dominion Athletic Conference Sportsmanship Teams. The Royals had a student-athlete honored in each of their sports which are sponsored by the ODAC. This is the fifth year the league has recognized standout student-athletes for their excellence in sportsmanship.