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Women now 3-1 after successful hosting of EMU Invitational

With a split on day two of the EMU Invitational, Eastern Mennonite’s volleyball women earned one of their best starts in recent history.  Coupled with a sweep on the first day, the Royals are now 3-1 on the season. The women will look to further improve that strong start when they hit the road on Wednesday, playing a non-conference mat ...More

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EMU’s Athletic Department Adds Student-Athlete Recognition

Eastern Mennonite University Director of Athletics Dave King has announced the start of three new initiatives by the athletic department: Royals Athlete of the Week, Royals All-Academic Team, and Senior Recognition. The Royals Athlete of the Week award will go to a student-athlete who is selected weekly by the athletic department.  That man or woman will be one who has made a significan ...More

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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

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Royals Night Celebrates Athletics

Once a year, Eastern Mennonite University gets all of its student-athletes together in one place.  Royals Night, as it is called, was on August 31 this year, as this year’s Royals and Lady Royals got an introduction for what it means to be a student-athlete at EMU. Athletic Director Dave King led the evening. “This has become a tradition that helps us get th ...More

Royal Men Ranked In National Poll For First Time Ever

For the first time in school history, Eastern Mennonite has cracked the top 25 of a national poll in men’s basketball. The Runnin Royals have already set the mark for best start in school history, and this week took the No. 24 spot in the D3hoops.com national ranking. Read more… ...More

Men’s Basketball Season Preview

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Player of the Week: Yuki Onodora

Chase Yutzy, Weather Vane student newspaper First-year Yuki Onodora (Photo by Chelsie Gordon) The distance between Ebetusu, Japan and Harrisonburg, Virginia is roughly 10,000 miles. First-year Yuki Onodora is worlds away from wh ...More

Royals Sweep Series from Marlins with 70-63 Road Win

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Pick-Me-Ups For EMU Star Johnson

By Matthew Stoss, Daily News-Record EMU student athlete George Johnson It’s easy to see. Just watch George Johnson smile, his mannerisms, his walk. He knows – or at least sells a convincing illusion that he knows – what’s happe ...More

Royals Upset Preseason ODAC #2 Virginia Wesleyan

D.J. Hinson sank a game-tying three-pointer in the second half as the men’s basketball team upset Virginia Wesleyan College Saturday night. Read more… ...More