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
Adam Posey (Poquoson, Va./Poquoson) has added one more award to his shelf, being named All-South Region Third Team by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA). EMU’s baseball player was one of just two men honored as a utility player in the region, showing off his versatility as a pitcher, fielder and batter.
Posey started all 39 of the Royals’ games, spending most of ...More
Sophomore Hannah Chappell-Dick (Bluffton, Oh./Bluffton) will represent Eastern Mennonite University at the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships later this week. She qualified in the 800m, coming in with the 10th seed out of 22 qualifiers with her school-record time of 2:11 ...More
Sophomore Aislinn Lucas (Grottoes, Va./Fort Defiance) has been named All-Atlantic Region Second Team by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. EMU’s outfielder was one of 45 softball players from the region named to the three all-region teams.
Lucas was red-hot for the Royals ...More
Although the full body of athletes has gone home for the year, the Eastern Mennonite track & field teams still sent a number of men and women to Thursday’s Liberty Twilight Qualifier in Lynchburg, Va. The meet was loaded with elite talent, including Olympic medalists and top-5 world leading performers, which helped the Royals set a number of personal records.
The men had the bi ...More
In a repeat performance from last year, sophomore Brittany McDonaldson (Harrisonburg, Va./Harrisonburg) claimed a spot on the ODAC Women’s Golf Championship All-Tournament Team. McDonaldson finished tied for sixth, which landed her the final spot on the All-Tournament Team.
The Eastern Mennonite University track and field teams competed at the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships, April 18-19, 2014, at Roanoke College.
Women’s track and field
Sophomore Hannah Chappell-Dick (Bluffton, Ohio/Bluffton) highlighted the E ...More
When the dust settled after a flurry of action over the final two innings on April 10, EMU’s baseball men had taken down Southern Virginia 9-5 and logged a very important win.
The Royals improved to 16-17 with that road decision, giving them the most wins in a season since 2002. The team finished the season nine days later at 20-19 overall.
For perspective, ...More
Eastern Mennonite University has announced the hiring of Ted Erickson as the new head women’s soccer coach. Erickson, a 2005 EMU alum, becomes the fifth head coach in the history of the program.
He has been the head coach of boys’ soccer at Harrisonburg High School since 2007. During those same years, Erickson has also been an assistant coach for EMU ...More
EMU’s track & field women broke two more school records this weekend at the Liberty Collegiate Invitational in Lynchburg. Junior Alyssa Bane (Strasburg, Va./Strasburg) and sophomore Hann ...More