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Chappell-Dick, King claim gold at ODAC Championships

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

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Royals finish 2014 baseball season with most wins in 12 years

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

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Erickson tabbed as new Women’s Soccer coach

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

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Women set two records at meet hosted by D-I Liberty

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

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Softball team shows grit in taking first ODAC wins

After starting the ODAC season with three losses and one tie, EMU’s softball women came up with a huge sweep on Tuesday, winning two games at Randolph College in Lynchburg. The WildCats had entered the day in first place in the conference with a 4-0 record. EMU 9, Randolph 6 The women gave up a big lead in the first game, before coming back for the victory. T ...More

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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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Ygarza, Falk named to All-Region teams

Bianca Ygarza (Conestoga, Pa./Penn Manor) continues to pick up awards, even after she has played her last basketball game at Eastern Mennonite University. The senior forward today was named to the D3hoops.com All-South Region Third Team, her second time receiving the honor. Ygarza led the ...More

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Royals grab three wins in one day in Florida

The Royals baseball team finished their play at the RussMatt Central Florida Invitational with a bang on Friday, winning three games in less than the span of 12 hours.  Eastern Mennonite won four of five in Florida, and returns home with an 11-5 record, just four wins from their win total from last spring. EMU 6, MCLA 5 The Royals opened with an afternoon game aga ...More

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Rising up for Autism

Cedric Moore Jr. ’99 laughingly strikes a pose before Thomas Jefferson High School in Richmond, Va., where he was a sta ...More

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Women Earn At-Large NCAA Bid, Play CNU At Ferrum

For the second straight season, the Eastern Mennonite women’s basketball team has earned an at-large berth in the NCAA National Tournament.  The Royals will play against Christopher Newport University this Friday at 5:00pm in a pod hosted by Ferrum College. Ferrum (26-2) plays Capital (19-8) at 7:00pm in the other game, with the winners meeting Saturday at 7:00pm in Ferrum.  The ...More