Opening Day is Saturday for the Eastern Mennonite University baseball team, which made history last spring with their first Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Tournament appearance since 2002.
Coach Ben Spotts was named the conference Coach of the Year, and three players were named to the All-State Team.
The Royals were picked eighth in the recently released ODAC preseason po ...More
This fall, the Eastern Mennonite University baseball field should be a little greener — and in more than one sense of the word. A new irrigation system uses sustainable technology to grow and support higher quality playing surfaces.
Weaver Irrigation is currently installing a system that will use non-potable sto ...More
Three’s company, and when it comes to Eastern Mennonite University’s all-state baseball selections, it’s also historic.
A scrappy sophomore with a reliable bat was a key piece of that puzzle.
Outfielder Joe Hall – a 5-foot-9, 170-pound Rustburg High School graduate ...More
When the dust settled after a flurry of action over the final two innings on April 10, EMU’s baseball men had taken down Southern Virginia 9-5 and logged a very important win.
The Royals improved to 16-17 with that road decision, giving them the most wins in a season since 2002. The team finished the season nine days later at 20-19 overall.
For perspective, ...More
As what usually happens with a coaching change, EMU’s first-year skipper, Ben Spotts, is starting at the ground floor. Spotts is taking a Royals program which hasn’t had a winning season since 2002, using the good pieces already in place, and implementing his style.
“(I expect) a team that is fundamental in what we do, competes every time out no matter who we are play ...More
EMU has announced the hiring of Ben Spotts as head baseball coach. The Royals didn’t have to look too far… Spotts has spent the past 14 years as assistant baseball coach at Bridgewater College, just down the Route 42 corridor.
He will become the tenth head baseball coach at EMU when he begins July 1, replacing interim ...More