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Six Royals Named To ODAC Spring Sportsmanship Teams

Six Eastern Mennonite University student-athletes have been honored by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC), earning spots on the ODAC/StellarOne Sportsmanship Teams.  A total of 103 players from around the conference were named to the teams. The six honorees are: senior Micha ...More

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First-Year Runner Breaks Own School Record

Eastern Mennonite’s Hannah Chappell-Dick (Bluffton, Ohio/Bluffton) had her best showing of the year on Thursday, breaking her own school record in the 800m at the Roanoke/Virginia Tech Twilight Qualifier. Chappell-Dick again responded with her best running against the be ...More

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EMU Awards 10 Students with Cords of Distinction

Ten graduating seniors were honored as “cords of distinction” recipients in a ceremony held Saturday afternoon, April 27, 2013 at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). Faculty, staff and fellow students nominated the recipients, who were cited for their “significant and verifiable impact” on the university and on st ...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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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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New Marks Set in EMU All-Time Record Book at Commonwealth Duals

While the EMU track and field teams didn’t send full squads to the Commonwealth Duals Saturday in Lynchburg, the Royals did get some nice finishes.  The men saw a high jumper clear the second-best height in program history, while the women also had a handful of program top ten finishes. Jord ...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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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

EMU track champion Michael Allen

Track & Field Stand-Out Says He’s ‘Out of the Shadow of Freshman Year’

By Mark Selig, Daily News-Record Michael Allen’s own accomplishments began to weigh on him. With a list of accolades as long as his jumps, the EMU track & field star struggled last season to match the expectations he had for himself. Then came the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships last weekend in ...More