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All-time top U.S. runner, Jim Ryun, embraces EMU as the East Coast site for an annual summer camp

One of the all-time top athletes in the United States, mile-record-setter Jim Ryun, has settled into making Eastern Mennonite University the site of one of his three annual running camps. Ryun tried EMU for the first time last summer, moving his training camp from Gettysbu ...More


Liberian Med Student Honored in Africa

Samfee Kamayanoh Doe ’11 has been selected as one of 28 Milead Fellows from among 2,120 candidates from 44 countries. For this highly prestigious award conferred on African women, Doe was chosen as the sole representative of Liberia, her home country. She is the daughter of Felicia Politee and Sam Gbaydee Doe. Her father, emp ...More

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Track Teams Keeping The Momentum Going

This fall, both of EMU’s cross country teams exceeded preseason predictions.  With such a strong carryover from those teams to the upcoming indoor track & field squads, what does second-year Coach Jason Lewkowicz expect? “There is a new expectation of excellence,” he said, “and while ...More

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Royals Grab Handful Of High Finishes At Jopson

The Eastern Mennonite University track & field teams completed a busy weekend Saturday at the Jopson Invitational in Bridgewater.  A few runners also participated the day before at the VMI/W&L Carnival in Lexington. On Friday a trio of Royals ran in packed fields of the 5000m.  For the women, Alli Eanes (Harrisonburg, VA/Westmont Hilltop) and Lanae Krei ...More

Senior Richy Bikko ODAC ‘Player of the Week’ After First Meet

EMU senior Richy Bikko won the his first meet of 2010 by 23 seconds, not only earning him a gold but also pulling in the first Old Dominion Athletic Conference Player-of-the-Week award of the season. Read more… ...More

Richy Bikko – A Lesson In Resolve

When junior Richy Bikko of Kenya went to the national meet in his first year running cross country, it was a surprise. To everyone except his first-year head coach, Matt Dougherty, that is. Read more… ...More

Cold and standing water doesn’t hinder Richy Bikko

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Senior takes challenges in stride

Holmes pushes limits in life, school, sports By J.R. Williams, Northern Virginia Daily Clarke County High School senior athlete Sophia Holmes, 18, of Berryville, looks forward to attending EMU this fall to pursue a biology major and play basketball and run track. (Photo by ...More

Rookie track star keeps EMU In tune

Allen excels In first season By Matthew Stoss, Daily News-Record Michael Allen Samfee Doe still remembers the first time she saw Michael Allen. It was in late summer, around the first week of classes at Eastern Mennonite University. He was standing on the ...More

Royals collect second place finishes at Lynchburg Track Classic

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