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Alec Thibodeaux, 2015 ODAC 800-meter champion, stretches himself to new distances in cross country

“There’s just something magnificent about being the endurance machine that humans were created to be.  I just love everything about running.” Royals Athlete of the Week Alec Thibodeaux (Mount Sidney, Va./Fort Defiance) of the ...More


Six Royals athletes earn academic All-State status

Six EMU student-athletes have been named to the Academic All-State Team by the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID).  A total of 223 student-athletes representing 38 colleges and universities in the state were recognized. Those honored from Eastern Mennonite University were: ...More


Royals put three on Capitol One Academic All-District Team

The EMU cross country and track & field teams landed a trio of men and women on the Capitol One Academic All-District Teams. The Royals put a total of three athletes on the two, 12-member squads in a district which covers the entire southeastern corner of the country. Senior Jacob Land ...More

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Ten EMU graduates earn Cords of Distinction for contributions to campus and community

Ten graduating seniors were honored as Cords of Distinction recipients in a ceremony held Saturday afternoon, April 25, 2015 at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). Faculty, staff and fellow students nominated the recipients, who were c ...More


Royals rise to the occasion at Hilton Garden Invitational

Even without sending their full teams to the Hilton Garden Invitational in Winston-Salem, N.C., over the weekend, EMU’s indoor track and field teams defended their regional status. Both the men and the women were ranked at No. 7 in the D-III South/Southeast Region in the season’s first listings earlier this week. Freshman distance ...More


Cross country teams wrap up season at Nationals

A great season for Eastern Mennonite University’s cross country teams came to a close Saturday at the NCAA National Championships. The Royals had three athletes running at the Kings Island Golf Center in Mason, Ohio, marking the first time in EMU history that the program sent multiple qualifiers to the monstrous year-end race. WomenR ...More


Gehman, Landis and Lehman head to cross country nationals

Talk about hitting your stride at the right time. Senior Ryan Gehman (Millersville, Pa./Lancaster Mennonite) won Saturday’s South/Southeast Regional meet in Rome, Ga., headlining a great effort by EMU’s cross country men as they earned thre ...More


Royals impress on national cross country scene

Running in a big field of cross country runners can be a little intimidating or even confusing, but it was neither for Ryan Gehman (Millersville, Pa./Lancaster Mennonite) and his teammates.  Eastern Mennonite’s senior highlighted the Royals̵ ...More

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EMU men, women claim top spot at Shenandoah Invitational

The Eastern Mennonite University women’s cross country team finished with the lowest possible team score, winning the meet, while the EMU men also brought home top honors at the Shenandoah Valley Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 20. Both teams will run at the NCAA D-III Pre-Nationals next Saturday, Sept. 27, in Mason, Ohio. EMU Women Pe ...More


EMU breaks record for all-academic honorees

Eastern Mennonite University once again set a new high for student-athletes named to the annual Old Dominion Athletic Conference All-Academic Team, as 96 Royals were honored.  Last year a total of 80 Royals were named to the list, which had also been a high over the previous year’s total of 61. All of EMU’s ODAC-sponsored sports were represented on the All-Academic Team.  Men’s v ...More