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Volleyball women split again at EMU Invitational

Continuing their solid start to the year, Eastern Mennonite’s volleyball women split day two’s matches at the EMU Invitational. The Royals lost a heart-breaking five-set match to Howard Payne and then regrouped to take down Salem College in four. Howard Payne 3, EMU 2 The women had a great start to the day, closing on a 12-4 run to take game one by a s ...More


EMU Volleyball Women Claim Team Academic Award

The Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) women’s volleyball team has picked up a prestigious honor, being given the American Volleyball Coaches’ Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for the 2012-13 season. The AVCA announced that 622 teams, across all college and high school divisions, have earned the award, setting a new all-time high. The award, which was initiated in the 1 ...More


Royals Set New High For ODAC All-Academic Team

Eastern Mennonite University set a new high for student-athletes named to the annual Old Dominion Athletic Conference All-Academic Team, as 80 Royals were honored.  Last year EMU landed 61 on the list. All of EMU’s ODAC-sponsored sports were represented on the All-Academic Team.  Men’s volleyball competes in the Continental Volleyball Conference and is not eligible for the ODAC tea ...More


Season-Opening EMU Invitational Returns in 2013

After a one-year hiatus, the Lady Royals will again bring a grand spectacle to Yoder Arena at the start of a new season, as the EMU Invitational kicks off the 2013 slate, which was released today. Eastern Mennonite’s volleyball women will play 27 matches this fall, including 10 at home.  Five of the home dates will come at the first whistle, starting with four contests at the EMU ...More


Athletics Department Announces Fall All-Academic Team

Eastern Mennonite University’s athletics department has named 90 student-athletes to its inaugural Royals All-Academic Team. Each of the honorees has achieved a cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of at least 3.25 at the end of the fall semester. The Royals all-academic team honors student-athletes who have successfully balanced the athletic and academic demands by achieving at le ...More

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Goertzen is EMU’s Featured Student-Athlete

Name: Jessica Goertzen Year: Junior Sport: Women’s Volleyball Hometown/High School: Goessel, KS/Goessel Specs: ODAC All-Academic Team (2010-11), ODAC All-Academic Team (2011-12).  Playe ...More


Offense Looks Good In 3-1 Homecoming Win

The EMU volleyball women have been playing well the last couple of weeks but have only had a number of tough losses to show for it.  Saturday at Homecoming, the Lady Royals finally got the win, topping Lancaster Bible College, 3-1. Going into the match with the Chargers, the women had lost four straight contests in which they had won at least one game.  The Lady Royals used an 11-2 run ...More


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


Volleyball Women Get Top Opponents At Home In 2012

Eastern Mennonite released its 2012 women’s volleyball schedule today, and the Lady Royals will get the benefit of playing their top opponents in Harrisonburg this year. The women have 11 home matches on their 24-match slate, including hosting tradition ODAC powers Washington and Lee and Randolph-Macon.  EMU welcomes in the Generals for the home opener on Sept. 11, and takes on th ...More


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