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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


Royals Place Three On All-State First Team For First Time

For the first time in program history, the Eastern Mennonite men’s soccer team has landed three players on the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) All-State First Team. Forward Mitchell Leap (Harrisonburg, ...More


EMU and Emmerson: A Recipe for Success

The award-winning food services team at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) received further acknowledgement of their dedication and willingness to go “above and beyond” at university chapel on Wednesday, Dec. 7. Daryl Bert, vice president for finance, opened chapel by praising the tireless efforts of Bruce Emmerson, food services director for Pioneer Catering, which operates ...More

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Leap Named Player of the Week

For the second time this season, Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) forward Mitchell Leap (Harrisonburg, VA/Eastern Mennonite) has been named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Player of the Week.  Leap also took the men ...More


Men’s Soccer 4-1 in ODAC

One thing is becoming clear – Eastern Mennonite’s men like to play on their own turf.  Wednesday night they welcomed a talented Hampden-Sydney squad to Harrisonburg and scored two second-half goals to win 2-1 and improve to 5-1 at home. The game was light on shots in the opening minutes as the teams established the flow of play.  Starting in the 14th minute, the Roya ...More

Royals Land Three Men On All-ODAC First Team for Soccer

For the first time since the inaugural year of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, EMU placed three men’s soccer players on the All-ODAC First Team. Read more… ...More

Sophomore Mitchell Leap named ODAC ‘player of the week’ again

For the second time this season and third time in his career, sophomore Mitchell Leap has been named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Player of the Week for men’s soccer. Read more… ...More

Athletics: Leap = goals

By Mark Selig, Daily News-Record EMU sophomore forward Mitchell Leap heads a ball during practice Monday in Park View. Photo by Nikki Fox Mitchell Leap isn’t ashamed of it, no matter how much grief his friends or ...More

Sophomore Mitchell Leap ODAC ‘Player Of The Week’

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Royals tie Marymount 4-4 in hot, wild soccer contest

The men’s soccer team locked up with Marymount Sunday afternoon in their second game at the UMW Soccer Classic. The gametime temperature of 88 degrees spilled over into the intensity of the contest as the two teams went back and forth. Read more… ...More