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Tyson To Head Women’s Volleyball

Eastern Mennonite University has announced the hiring of Jeff Tyson as head women’s volleyball coach.  Tyson comes to EMU from Marion, IN, when he has been heavily involved in the region’s volleyball scene, including four years as an assistant coach at Indiana Wesleyan University. He will become the EMU program’s ninth hea ...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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Royals Night Celebrates Athletics

Once a year, Eastern Mennonite University gets all of its student-athletes together in one place.  Royals Night, as it is called, was on August 31 this year, as this year’s Royals and Lady Royals got an introduction for what it means to be a student-athlete at EMU. Athletic Director Dave King led the evening. “This has become a tradition that helps us get th ...More

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EMU Lands 53 On ODAC All-Academic Team

Eastern Mennonite University had 53 student-athletes named recently to the 2010-11 Old Dominion Athletic Conference All-Academic Team.  All of the Royals’ programs compete in the ODAC except for men’s volleyball, which is not sponsored by the league. The full All-Academic Team eclipsed 1,000 student-athletes for the fifth consecutive year and set a new high-water mark for co ...More

Reznik takes over as interim head coach of women’s volleyball

Eastern Mennonite University has announced the hiring of Lauren Reznik as interim women’s volleyball coach. Reznik not only brings knowledge of volleyball, but also of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, as she was an assistant at Bridgewater College in 2010 and recently played four years for Roanoke College.She immediately takes over EMU’s women’s volleyball program ...More

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Benson Steps Down as EMU Men’s and Women’s Volleyball Coach

Eastern Mennonite University has announced the resignation of Steve Benson, head coach of the men’s and women’s volleyball programs, effective at the end of July. Benson, who just finished his sixth season at EMU, has accepted a position as the Event Manager for the Florida Region of USA Volleyball. In the 2005-06 season, Benson took over as Eastern Mennonite’s first co ...More

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Six EMU Student-Athletes Named To Academic All-State Team

The Virginia Sports Information Directors Association (VaSID) Academic All-State Team has been released and Eastern Mennonite had six student-athletes cited. A total of 180 players from 30 colleges and universities around Virginia were honored for their academic performance this past school year. Each school was allowed to nominate six deserving student-athletes who were at least a sopho ...More

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Lady Royals Get Comeback Win For Third Time In Four Games

Whatever the reasoning, the Eastern Mennonite women’s basketball team seems to play their best ball in the second half. For the third time in their last four games the Royals overcame a double digit deficit in the second to steal a win. Saturday was the biggest of the three, as the women upset second-place Roanoke, 68-61, in Harrisonburg. The Maroons were on fire in the first h ...More

Volleyball Seniors Named Academic All-District

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