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Royals Place 61 Student-Athletes On All-Academic Team

The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced its All-Academic Team for the 2011-12 season, and Eastern Mennonite University saw an increase to 61 student-athletes earning a spot.  Last year 53 Royals were named to the team. Each of EMU’s sports was represented on the ODAC All-Academic Team except for men’s volleyball, which competes in the Continental Volleyball Conference.  ...More

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Lee Named to All-State Second Team

Senior Lisa Lee (Buckingham, VA/Buckingham County) added one more award to her collection as she was named 2012 All-State Second Team as a utility player by the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID). Lee was also named All-Region Second Team and All-ODAC Second Team. She was ...More

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EMU Wraps Up Athletic Year With Honors Banquet

Eastern Mennonite University held its Athletic Honors Banquet on April 17 in a time of reflecting upon and honoring the journeys of the Royals’ student-athletes.  Seniors Andy Richter (Perkasie, PA/Christopher Dock) and Marla Young (Fishersville, VA/Wilson Memorial) won the President’s Awards, the highest athletic award given out by EMU. ...More

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Five Softball Women Land On All-ODAC Teams

After another record-setting season, the Eastern Mennonite softball team landed five players on the Old Dominion Athletic Conference’s All-ODAC Teams which were announced today. Senior Lisa Lee (Buckingham, VA/Buckingham County) was the only of the women named to the All-ODAC Second Team ...More

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EMU Sweeps Randolph-Macon, Heads to ODAC Tournament

The hitting was in fine form Tuesday night.  Wednesday on Senior Day, the pitching followed suit in a sweep of Randolph-Macon.  With the wins, Eastern Mennonite clinched the sixth seed in this weekend’s ODAC Tournament and earned a repeat date with the Yellow Jackets, who finished as the third seed.  The teams will play Friday at 2:00pm in Salem.  The double elimination tourney culmin ...More

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Rescheduled Softball Games Moving Off Campus

The rescheduled softball games for Eastern Mennonite University not only have new dates, but now will also have new locations.  Due to exam schedules at EMU, both makeup doubleheaders need to be played in the evening, thus forcing them to an off campus field which would have lights. Tuesday’s twinbill with ODAC-leading Virginia Wesleyan will now be played at James Madison Universi ...More

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Smith Named ODAC Pitcher of the Week

Eastern Mennonite softball pitcher Molly Smith (Elkton, VA/Spotswood) didn’t allow a run in three appearances last week.  On Monday, April 9, she was named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Pitcher of the Week for her efforts. Smith threw a pair of complete game shutouts la ...More

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Lee, Jenkins Score In 2-0 Win Over Hornets

Wednesday was a pitchers’ duel to the fullest.  But visiting Shenandoah made two mistakes and EMU took advantage for a 2-0 win.  A line of thunderstorms rolled through Harrisonburg then, cancelling game two of the doubleheader. The Lady Royals got a single in the first and a pair in the second, but SU starter Brooke Over got out of the jam each time.  Lisa Lee (Buck ...More

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Crews Hits Walk-Off, Royals Split with BC

For the all the hype for Thursday’s doubleheader with rival Bridgewater College at JMU’s Veterans Memorial Park, the Lady Royals came out a little flat.  EMU dropped the opener, but came from behind in the nightcap, taking a 3-2 win with a run in the bottom of the seventh. Bridgewater 8, EMU 0 Despite being out-hit only 10-8, Eastern Mennonite couldn&# ...More

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Royals 14-2 on Season, Sweep York

EMU’s softball women got busy building another winning streak Sunday, taking apart the York (Pa.) Spartans.  The Lady Royals had 11 hits in each game of the two-game sweep. EMU 13, York 1 After a disappointing split against Mary Washington on Saturday, the women got their bats going quickly in their home opener.  ...More