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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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Season preview: new season, new perspective, new expectations

Women’s soccer: Heading into her third season at the helm of the Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) women’s soccer program, coach Sue Kolb has turned a corner. She enters this campaign with the biggest roster she has had, but more importantly, half of the squad has experience in her system. Kolb thinks that alone will be a key in elevating her Lady Royals from the lower end o ...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

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EMU Finishes Second in State in Recyclemania

Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) was a runner-up in the state of Virginia in the latest “Recyclemania” competition. It’s the second straight year EMU has finished in second place. “Recyclemania is a good reminder to folks each year that what we do with our waste is very important,” said Matthew Freed, EMU recycling crew lea ...More

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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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Baseball, Softball Garner All-ODAC Awards

The Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) baseball and softball teams combined for eight all-conference awards following the 2013 season. Softball Senior Courtney Allman (Mt. Solon, VA/Fort Defiance) leaves with her first-ever All-ODAC First Team honor, a ...More

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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