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Track teams poised to break more records

How do you improve upon a season in which the team broke 12 different program records?  If you are EMU track & field Coach Jason Lewkowicz, you bring back most of your key performers and throw in another round of skilled recruits for a promising third year of rebuilding the Royals track program. “I’m really excited to see growth in our track & field program this year ...More

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Chappell-Dick Cruises By Own School Record

Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) sent three athletes to Saturday’s Mason Spring Invitational, hosted by NCAA Division-I George Mason University in Fairfax, Va.  The meet, fittingly loaded with D-I athletes, was a final tune-up for the trio for next week’s Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Championships. Both of Eastern Mennonite’s women ran in the 800m, and fre ...More

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Royals Open Season Strong At Roanoke Invitational

The EMU track teams made a nice soft entry into the spring outdoor season on Saturday at the Roanoke College Invitational.  The men took a number of individual first places and won the meet, while the women finished a comfortable third out of the five teams. Richard Robinson (Bro ...More

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Track Men Break Distance Medley Relay Record

Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) sent members of the men’s and women’s track teams to two different meets over the weekend – the Susquehanna Open and the VMI Relays.  The men’s distance medley relay team broke the EMU record in the event when they ran at the Susquehanna Open in Selinsgrove, PA. ...More

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Nafziger and Chappell-Dick Each Take Down Two School Records

While many around the Eastern Mennonite University track and field program expected the blossoming group to challenge some of the all-time top ten lists throughout the season, few could have predicted what happened on Saturday at the Liberty Open in Lynchburg.  Four EMU records fell on the day, including one which was actually broken twice. Junior ...More

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Track Teams Keeping The Momentum Going

This fall, both of EMU’s cross country teams exceeded preseason predictions.  With such a strong carryover from those teams to the upcoming indoor track & field squads, what does second-year Coach Jason Lewkowicz expect? “There is a new expectation of excellence,” he said, “and while ...More

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Cross Country Women Take 4th At ODAC Championships

The Eastern Mennonite women’s cross country team took fourth place at Saturday’s ODAC Championships, running on their home course at Peak View Elementary in Penn Laird.  The Lady Royals vastly improved upon their preseason ranking of seventh in the league. Hannah Chappell-Dick ...More

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Cross Country Women Get A Gold Winner At ODAC Preview

The Eastern Mennonite cross country teams kicked off their 2012 season in fine fashion Friday, hosting the EMU Royals Invitational.  Freshman Hannah Chappell-Dick (Bluffton, OH/Bluffton) had a sterling start to her career, topping the field of 72 runners while the team took second over ...More