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Ben Spotts Named Head Baseball Coach at EMU

Ben Spotts Named Head Baseball Coach at EMU

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


EMU athletics unveils new website

Eastern Mennonite University has launched a new athletics website, emuroyals.com! The new site is hosted by Presto Sports and allows for many features, such as larger photos, interactive statistics and better connection with other websites. Athletic Director Dave King said ...More

Reznik takes over as interim head coach of women’s volleyball

Eastern Mennonite University has announced the hiring of Lauren Reznik as interim women’s volleyball coach. Reznik not only brings knowledge of volleyball, but also of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, as she was an assistant at Bridgewater College in 2010 and recently played four years for Roanoke College.She immediately takes over EMU’s women’s volleyball program ...More

EMS Leadership School Focuses on Media, Race

Some 220 pastors and lay leaders attending the conference Jan. 19-22 at Eastern Mennonite Seminary heard messages on cultural change, engaging media, and race relations just as tens of thousands traveled to nearby D.C. for the inauguration of the country’s first African-American president. Read more… ...More

Examining Our ‘Sports-Obsessed’ Culture

EMU athletic director Dave King welcomes invitations to speak on what he perceives as troubling trends in competitive sports. Photo by Jim Bishop David A. (Dave) King knows he may be juggling a hot pota ...More

EMU Moves Men’s Tennis from Varsity to Club Status

Ken L. Nafziger, vice president for student life at Eastern Mennonite University, has announced a decision to discontinue its men’s varsity tennis program and transition to club team status. Read more… ...More

Micah Inspires Visions for EMU’s Future

Students may grow cafeteria produce on a campus farm. Jews, Muslims and Christians may nurture interfaith understanding via an Abrahamic traditions studies center. These proposals come from a smorgasbord of about 30 submitted by EMU students, faculty, staff and friends at the invitation of an ad-hoc "Micah Think Tank." Each of these visions, unveiled at a March 23-24 ...More

EMU Responds to Bluffton Tragedy

The EMU community is reeling with the news of a bus accident involving sister school Bluffton (Ohio) University’s baseball team, resulting in the deaths of six persons and serious injuries of many more. Read more… ...More

Phillies Skipper Back Home, Sort Of

By Matthew Stoss, Special Correspondent for Daily News-Record For the first time in recent memory, EMU held a fundraiser for its baseball program ...More

Major League Baseball Manager to speak at EMU

Charlie Manuel, manager of the Philadelphia Phillies (MLB), will be guest speaker 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at Eastern Mennonite University for a benefit dinner for the EMU baseball team. Read more… ...More