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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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Golfers Gear Up for ODAC Championship at Roanoke Invite

After sitting 10th after day one at the Roanoke College Spring Collegiate on Saturday, the EMU men’s golf team struggled on Sunday, tailing to 14th place overall. The Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) Royals shot a 329 on day one, leading four other teams including two ODAC schools: Virginia Wesleyan and Shenandoah.  Their 346 on the final day of the event gave them a total of 67 ...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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EMU Alum Erik Kratz Is Catching a Dream

Erik Kratz, a 2002 Eastern Mennonite University graduate, went from taking pictures for fans to being the subject of their pictures during a roller-coaster 2012 Major League Baseball season with the Philadelphia Phillies. Spring training for the 2013 season began in February and fans believe Kratz is poised for a stellar season as starting catcher. “It’s an honor to make the ...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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EMU Cross Country Women Have Highest GPA in Country

In a year which saw the Eastern Mennonite cross country women surge to prominence on the course, they have also vaulted to recognition in the classroom.  The Lady Royals finished the 2012 semester with the highest cumulative team GPA in the nation at 3.76. EMU was named as an All-Academic Team by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Ass ...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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Griffin Named ODAC Coach Of The Year, Ygarza and Sykes Honored

EMU women’s basketball coach Kevin Griffin has been named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Coach of the Year after leading the Royals to their best-ever finish in conference play. Junior forward Bianca Ygarza (Conestoga, PA/Penn Manor) earned a repeat selection to the All-ODAC First Team, while sophomore Shakeerah Sykes (Dumfries, VA/Forest Park) was named All-ODAC Second Team. ...More

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Track Men Break Distance Medley Relay Record

Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) sent members of the men’s and women’s track teams to two different meets over the weekend – the Susquehanna Open and the VMI Relays.  The men’s distance medley relay team broke the EMU record in the event when they ran at the Susquehanna Open in Selinsgrove, PA. ...More

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Royals Defeat Guilford, Claim Top Spot in ODAC

In a battle of the clear-cut Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) leaders, somebody’s streak would have to end. Guilford College entered on an 11-game streak. Host Eastern Mennonite, which had won nine in a row, took control early Saturday afternoon and pushed their run to 10 straight wins with a 54-47 decision over the Quakers. The Royals take over sole possession of first plac ...More