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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


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


Royals Set New High For ODAC All-Academic Team

Eastern Mennonite University set a new high for student-athletes named to the annual Old Dominion Athletic Conference All-Academic Team, as 80 Royals were honored.  Last year EMU landed 61 on the list. All of EMU’s ODAC-sponsored sports were represented on the All-Academic Team.  Men’s volleyball competes in the Continental Volleyball Conference and is not eligible for the ODAC tea ...More


Grad Lands in Soccer Spotlight in Solomon Islands

The team departed Rendova Island in a dugout canoe powered, barely, by a tiny outboard motor. Between the players, assembled ad hoc from the island’s villages, the meager amount of equipment they had and their coach, Jeffrey Allen ’00, the canoe was filled to capacity as it puttered through the Wana Wana Lagoon, bound for Gizo. As per usual in the Solomon Islands, th ...More


VaSID Recognizes Six Royals To Academic Team

Six EMU student-athletes have been honored by the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID), being named to the Academic All-State Team.  A total of 221 student-athletes, representing 37 schools in the state were recognized. Those honored from Eastern Mennonite were: Alli Eanes ...More


Athletics Department Announces Fall All-Academic Team

Eastern Mennonite University’s athletics department has named 90 student-athletes to its inaugural Royals All-Academic Team. Each of the honorees has achieved a cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of at least 3.25 at the end of the fall semester. The Royals all-academic team honors student-athletes who have successfully balanced the athletic and academic demands by achieving at le ...More

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Eshleman Named To Academic Team

Men’s soccer senior Ryan Eshleman (Harrisonburg, VA/Eastern Mennonite) has been named to the Conference of Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Capital One Academic All-District Team for District 5.  This is the second straight year he earned a spot on the team. Eshl ...More


Shutout Notches Mast’s 200th Career Victory

A mere 21 years ago, Roger Mast stepped onto the sidelines for his first game as head coach at his alma mater.  Sunday, in his 22nd season at the helm, his soccer men toppled Maryville by a score of 3-0 to pick up Mast’s 200th career victory. Mast has had 13 seasons with a record of .500 or better, including 1996 ...More

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Royals Block Stevenson In 2-0 Win

Sunday was a much nicer day for soccer than Saturday.  The Royals played on both days, and enjoyed Sunday’s sun en route to a 2-0 victory over Stevenson University. EMU struck first, scoring just over 12 minutes into the game. Jordan Hollinger (Lancaster, PA/Lancaster Menno ...More


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