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Women take second at ODACs, highest finish since 2001

The key in any sport is to peak at the right time. For the Eastern Mennonite cross country women, getting healthy at just the right time is allowing them peak, as they landed four All-ODAC finishers and second place as a team at the ODAC Championships Saturday in Farmville, Va. The silver medal was the highest team finish since the Royals won the league championship in 2001. EMU w ...More

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Royals headed back to playoffs with big win at Virginia Wesleyan

EMU’s field hockey women clinched an ODAC Tournament bid Saturday afternoon, romping over Virginia Wesleyan 5-2 in Virginia Beach. The Royals scored the first five goals of the game to earn a return trip to the ODAC’s top six after missing out last year for the first time in program history. Sophomore ...More

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PRs Fall As Royals Second D-III Team At Blue Ridge Open

The Royals keep getting better and better.  In the case of this Friday’s race at the Blue Ridge Open hosted by Appalachian State in Boone, N.C., the evidence wasn’t in the individual places, but in the times. Ten of Eastern Mennonite’s 11 cross country men set their personal records at the meet.  The Royals took 21st out of 28 teams in the gold race, but were in secon ...More

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Three goals in each half gives women comfortable win

The soccer women rebounded well from their tough 1-0 loss at Randolph-Macon last Wednesday, drubbing Sweet Briar 6-0 in Harrisonburg. The Royals drew the primetime slot on Saturday evening for EMU’s Homecoming and responded with a balanced win. Eastern Mennonite scored three goals in the each half, started by ...More

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Royals continue to rise in year two

As the Eastern Mennonite golf teams enter their second season, the Royals are planning to build on their experience to reach greater heights in 2013-14. Coach Wendell Eberly said his golfers are excited to see what year two holds in store. “The year of experience is good because the golfers know what to expect when they go to a tournament,” Eberly explained. “The ...More

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Royals snag first win in overtime of ODAC opener

EMU’s field hockey women came up big when they needed to, earning their first win in the first overtime of their first conference game of the season.  Junior Camille Williams (Media, Pa./Delaware County Christian) knocked home the game-winner 8:02 into OT, also notching her first goal of ...More

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EMU men’s soccer defeats Cairn, 3-0, at Cialella Classic

After back-to-back losses to quality opponents, Eastern Mennonite’s soccer men needed a quick about face.  They got it Sunday afternoon, controlling Cairn for a 3-0 win at the Cialella Classic in Camden, N.J. The Royals had been shut out in their previous two losses, but got things rolling in the first half against the Highlanders.  Junior ...More

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EMU Adds New Bleachers on Turf Field

Fans and players of Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) field hockey and soccer will be greeted by a very noticeable change this fall – a set of bleachers more than doubling the seating capacity at home games. The bleachers were purchased from James Madison University (JMU) earlier this summer and will place 1,000 fans right on top of the field. Long-time men’s soccer coach Rog ...More

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De Boer Named ODAC SID of the Year

Eastern Mennonite University sports information director James De Boer was tabbed as the 2013 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Sports Information Director of the Year at the annual league meeting of SIDs back in May. De Boer, who just finished his fourth year with the Royals, is in charge of publicizing 17 varsity sports. “I am extremely humbled to be honored this way by my peer ...More

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Season-Opening EMU Invitational Returns in 2013

After a one-year hiatus, the Lady Royals will again bring a grand spectacle to Yoder Arena at the start of a new season, as the EMU Invitational kicks off the 2013 slate, which was released today. Eastern Mennonite’s volleyball women will play 27 matches this fall, including 10 at home.  Five of the home dates will come at the first whistle, starting with four contests at the EMU ...More