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2011 softball stand-outs earn Atlantic region honors

High-School Teammates and First-Year Softball Royals Earn Impressive Atlantic Region Honors

For years they have been dominant forces on the softball diamonds on the east side of Rockingham County. This year high school teammates Molly Smith (Elkton, Va./Spotswood) and Brooke Hensley (Elkton, Va./Spotswood) stepped onto Gehman Field at Eastern Mennonite University and left equally strong impressions after just one season as EMU softball ...More

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Seven Lady Royals Named To All-ODAC Softball Teams In Record-Setting Year

In a season in which 12 team or individual school records were tied or broken, it is only fitting for the Lady Royals softball squad to land four players on the All-ODAC First Team, the most ever for the program. Junior Lisa Lee (Buckingham, Va./Buckingham County) headlines the foursome, as she was also named ...More

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Lady Royals Power Past Sweet Briar, Extend Winning Streak to 12 Games

Even a pair of rain-outs and only one doubleheader in the past eight days couldn’t cool down the red-hot Lady Royals softball squad Tuesday, as the women touched home 40 times in a pair of five-inning wins over Sweet Briar in Harrisonburg. Eastern Mennonite slammed eight homeruns and 44 hits to extend its winning streak to 12 in a row. ...More

The EMU softball squad is defending a 10-game winning streak with the help of stand-outs like Brooke Hensley.

Softball Star Brooke Hensley Takes ODAC ‘Player Of The Week’ Honors

Brooke Hensley (Elkton, Va./Spotswood) was Ms. Clutch last week for Eastern Mennonite as she helped the Lady Royals softball squad extend their winning streak to 10 games. On Monday, the Old Dominion Athletic Conference recognized her as well, naming Hensley the ODAC Player of the Week in softball. ...More

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EMU Softball Team Sweeps Again, Taking Two From Frostburg State

The hot Lady Royals softball squad continues to get hotter. As winners of eight in a row, the women hosted Frostburg State Thursday afternoon in a matchup of two teams which made the 2010 NCAA Tournament. Eastern Mennonite poured on 23 runs in a non-conference sweep, pushing their winning streak to ten straight. EMU 8, Frostburg State ...More

EMU softball player Lisa Lee

EMU Softball Squad Starts League Play Hot, Junior Lisa Lee Tabbed By ODAC

Lisa Lee (Buckingham, Va./Buckingham) was a dual threat last week as Eastern Mennonite’s softball squad started its Old Dominion Athletic Conference with six straight wins. Not only did she hit three homeruns and reach base 12 times, but she also went 5-0 from the mound and today was named the ODAC Pitcher of the Week. Lee picked ...More

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Pitching And Hitting Featured In Softball Sweep Of Lynchburg

Coming off an impressive sweep of Guilford, the Lady Royals softball team returned to the field a day later to take on the ODAC preseason favorite Lynchburg College. The Eastern Mennonite women continued their hot play, sweeping the Hornets and extending their winning streak to eight straight. EMU 4, Lynchburg 2 ...More

2011 EMU Softball team

Softball Season Preview: ODAC Title Tough Act To Follow

An ODAC Championship and appearance in the NCAA Regionals is a hard act to follow. Graduating five seniors makes it even harder. That is the task facing the Eastern Mennonite softball team in 2011. Last year the women became the first ever eighth seed to win an ODAC tournament in any sport. Despite coming in with a younger team, eighth-year ...More