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Royals Place 61 Student-Athletes On All-Academic Team

The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced its All-Academic Team for the 2011-12 season, and Eastern Mennonite University saw an increase to 61 student-athletes earning a spot.  Last year 53 Royals were named to the team. Each of EMU’s sports was represented on the ODAC All-Academic Team except for men’s volleyball, which competes in the Continental Volleyball Conference.  ...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 Place Three On All-State First Team For First Time

For the first time in program history, the Eastern Mennonite men’s soccer team has landed three players on the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) All-State First Team. Forward Mitchell Leap (Harrisonburg, ...More

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Field Hockey, Men’s Soccer Advance

Adriana Santiago (Souderton, PA/Christopher Dock) and Jenessa Derstine (Harleysville, PA/Christopher Dock) teamed up for two goals, including the game winner with 1:46 left in the first o ...More

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Leap Named Player of the Week

For the second time this season, Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) forward Mitchell Leap (Harrisonburg, VA/Eastern Mennonite) has been named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Player of the Week.  Leap also took the men ...More

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Men’s Soccer 4-1 in ODAC

One thing is becoming clear – Eastern Mennonite’s men like to play on their own turf.  Wednesday night they welcomed a talented Hampden-Sydney squad to Harrisonburg and scored two second-half goals to win 2-1 and improve to 5-1 at home. The game was light on shots in the opening minutes as the teams established the flow of play.  Starting in the 14th minute, the Roya ...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

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EMU Lands 53 On ODAC All-Academic Team

Eastern Mennonite University had 53 student-athletes named recently to the 2010-11 Old Dominion Athletic Conference All-Academic Team.  All of the Royals’ programs compete in the ODAC except for men’s volleyball, which is not sponsored by the league. The full All-Academic Team eclipsed 1,000 student-athletes for the fifth consecutive year and set a new high-water mark for co ...More

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Six EMU Student-Athletes Named To Academic All-State Team

The Virginia Sports Information Directors Association (VaSID) Academic All-State Team has been released and Eastern Mennonite had six student-athletes cited. A total of 180 players from 30 colleges and universities around Virginia were honored for their academic performance this past school year. Each school was allowed to nominate six deserving student-athletes who were at least a sopho ...More

Loyal Royals To Honor Former Athletes Homecoming Weekend

Joining the elite Hall of Honor this fall are Ryan Brenneman – soccer, Kirsten (Brubaker) Fuhr – field hockey, and Terry Koppenhaver – soccer. The trio will be inducted Saturday at a Homecoming breakfast in Yoder Arena. And after Friday night’s home field hockey game, current Hall of Honor member Jeane’ (Horning) Hershey will have her No. 21 jersey retired. ...More