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Softball team shows grit in taking first ODAC wins

After starting the ODAC season with three losses and one tie, EMU’s softball women came up with a huge sweep on Tuesday, winning two games at Randolph College in Lynchburg. The WildCats had entered the day in first place in the conference with a 4-0 record. EMU 9, Randolph 6 The women gave up a big lead in the first game, before coming back for the victory. T ...More

Students Recognized for Spring Semester Achievements

The following Eastern Mennonite University students received awards for outstanding achievement or service at the spring semester student recognition chapel in April 2013. The list for athletic achievement and the dean’s list for the fall semester follow. Academic Support Center Seniors Darian Harnish – Tutor of the year; busines ...More

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Allman Leads Sweep Of No. 16 Lynchburg On Senior Day

EMU’s offense and defense came together on Senior Day, as the Lady Royals swept No. 16 Lynchburg College.  The women close the regular season on a five-game winning streak and will open play as the No. 8 seed in the ODAC Tournament on Friday against top-seeded Virginia Wesleyan. The last time Eastern Mennonite entered the ODAC tourney as the No. 8 seed, they won four straight game ...More

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EMU Softball Sweeps Mary Baldwin

The EMU women stretched their winning streak to six games Wednesday, sweeping a pair of non-conference games from Mary Baldwin in Harrisonburg.  The Lady Royals are now 9-5 overall with four of the games from the winning streak being mercy-shortened contests. EMU 10, Mary Baldwin 1 – 5 innings The women scored once in the first, but broke through in the second. ...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

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Softball Rolls, Now 9-1 on Season

The softball women picked up right where they left of today on day two of the Roanoke Valley Softball Bash, as they rolled to another pair of victories.  The Lady Royals ran their shutout streak to 21 innings before giving up a run in a 2-1 win over Ferrum, improving to 9-1 on the season. EMU 8, Old Westbury 0 – 6 innings In the day’s opener, the women too ...More

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SEASON PREVIEW: Getting Even Better?

Last spring, the EMU softball women broke 12 program individual or team records, including eight offensive marks.  Despite the loss of three starters, this year’s team could be even better. “This is potentially the best offensive team we have ever fielded at EMU,” said ninth-year Head Coach J.D. McCurdy.  “We have six returning All-ODAC athletes and some talente ...More