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Royals grab three wins in one day in Florida

The Royals baseball team finished their play at the RussMatt Central Florida Invitational with a bang on Friday, winning three games in less than the span of 12 hours.  Eastern Mennonite won four of five in Florida, and returns home with an 11-5 record, just four wins from their win total from last spring. EMU 6, MCLA 5 The Royals opened with an afternoon game aga ...More

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Royals Take Two From Hampden-Sydney On The Road

The Eastern Mennonite baseball team earned an impressive sweep on the road Saturday, taking down Hampden-Sydney College (HSC) by a combined total score of 15-3.  The Royals used just two pitchers in the twinbill, as each starter threw all nine innings. EMU 8, Hampden-Sydney 3 The Royals scored the first run of the game in the top of the second, but HSC answered w ...More

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Royals Earn Sweep, Move to 11-8

The Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) baseball men are now riding a three-game winning streak after taking a sweep from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Friday to wrap up play at the RussMatt Central Florida Invitational. The Royals went 3-2 in Florida and return home with a record of 11-8, tying their win total from each of the previous three seasons with 21 games still to go in the ...More

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Baseball Sweeps Mount Saint Vincent, Improve to 7-5

EMU’s baseball men are now 7-5 after a pair of doubleheader sweeps over the weekend in Harrisonburg.  The Royals powered past Mount Saint Vincent on Sunday, plating 25 runs in two, seven-inning games. EMU 9, Mount Saint Vincent 1 The men pounded out 13 hits in the opener and jumped ahead in the bottom of the first when ...More

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Baseball Working Hard to Build a Championship Program

As what usually happens with a coaching change, EMU’s first-year skipper, Ben Spotts, is starting at the ground floor.  Spotts is taking a Royals program which hasn’t had a winning season since 2002, using the good pieces already in place, and implementing his style. “(I expect) a team that is fundamental in what we do, competes every time out no matter who we are play ...More

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Banglesdorf, Rodriguez Named All-Region

After an incredible offensive season, D3baseball.com has recognized a pair of EMU baseball players to the All-South Region Team.  Beau Banglesdorf (Stafford, VA/Mountain View) earned a spot on the All-Region First Team and ...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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Miami Kids Give EMU Life

Courtesy Daily News Record, April 9, 2012 Justin and Chris Rodriguez get it all the time: “Are you guy’s brothers?” Naturally, two Miami kids with the same last name and the same Cuban heritage who played at the same high school and are now on the same college baseball team more than 1,000 miles away from home must be related. Nope. But they do have th ...More

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Royals Explode For 17 Runs, Defeat SVU

How do you break a losing skid during which you averaged a respectable five runs per game?  Scoring 17 times should do the trick.  Eastern Mennonite did that Thursday, taking over with an eight-run sixth inning en route to a 17-13 victory over Southern Virginia. The Royals committed three errors in the top of the second and fell behind their visitors 8-2.  Despite the early deficit, t ...More

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EMU Baseball Sweeps Southern Vermont

A day after combining for 50 runs over 16 innings, it looked like EMU and Southern Vermont would settle into a low-scoring affair.  Then the seventh inning happened as the two teams put up nine runs.  The Royals held the edge again on Sunday, completing a three-game sweep of SVC with a 12-9 win. Each team brought in a solo run in the first, with ...More