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King Makes Amazing Jump to New Sport

When one door closed for Jordan King, another one didn’t exactly open for the 2010 Central Christian graduate. It was more like the Eastern Mennonite University junior high jumped over the door that looked like it had blocked his days as a collegiate athlete. In one of the more extraordinary examples of an athlete quickly picking up a new sport, a short time after King was t ...More

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Spiritual Life at EMU: Senior Brendon Derstine’s Faith Flourishes

Opportunities to nurture your faith and deepen your values abound at our small Christian university. Brendon Derstine, a senior history major from Harleysville, Pa., found his time as a community assistant, a student leader in campus residence halls, deepened his faith and led to many other spiritual opportunities on campus. The history major added a ...More

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Incoming Student Leads EMU Women’s Golf

When you ask people to name the greatest golfers you’ll get a standard list: Tiger Woods, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and so on. There’s a theme in those names; they’re all men. In recent years however, women have started picking up clubs and taking a crack at the sport with some serious success (we’re not talking Rene Russo in the movie, “Tin Cup,” h ...More

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Garber Volleys Academics, Athletics

Name: Kendall Garber Year: Senior Sport: Men’s Volleyball Hometown/High School: Lancaster, Pa./Lancaster Mennonite Specs: MOC Volleyball Festival All-Tournament Team (2012), NECVA All-Academic Team (2011).  Played numerous positions for ...More

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The One and Only

Courtesy Daily News Record, Jan. 26, 2011 The student body at Eastern Mennonite University is about 45 percent Mennonite. So as the only Mennonite on the school’s most popular athletic team, it isn’t hard to figure out why Owen Longacre is a fan favorite at Yoder Arena. “I stand out a little on the team, obviously,” said Longacre, a junior forward ...More

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A Road Retraveled

Name: Pete Nelson Year: Senior Sport: Men’s Cross Country Hometown/High School: Harrisonburg, VA/Christopher Dock Specs: Previously graduated in 2008, running track all four years and cross country in 2005. Returned for a second degree and had one year of eligibility left in ...More