It was, he’ll tell you, something of a crazy decision to come to Eastern Mennonite University. Jason Lewkowicz and his family were settled and happy in Hannibal, Missouri, where he’d spent three years building the first track and field program at Hannibal-LaGrange University.
The year before he came, those programs at EMU were hanging on by a thread. The men’s cross country team ha ...More
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
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
For the first time since 2002, EMU had a women’s runner at the NCAA National Cross Country Championships. Sophomore Hannah Chappell-Dick (Bluffton, Ohio/Bluffton) made her first-ever appearance at the national race, crossing in 23:35.2 on the 6k course in Hanover, Ind.
The key in any sport is to peak at the right time. For the Eastern Mennonite cross country women, getting healthy at just the right time is allowing them peak, as they landed four All-ODAC finishers and second place as a team at the ODAC Championships Saturday in Farmville, Va.
The silver medal was the highest team finish since the Royals won the league championship in 2001.
EMU w ...More
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
The following Eastern Mennonite University students received awards for outstanding achievement or service at the spring semester student recognition chapel in April 2013.
The list for athletic achievement and the dean’s list for the fall semester follow.
Academic Support Center
Darian Harnish – Tutor of the year; busines ...More
The EMU track teams made a nice soft entry into the spring outdoor season on Saturday at the Roanoke College Invitational. The men took a number of individual first places and won the meet, while the women finished a comfortable third out of the five teams.
Richard Robinson (Bro ...More
Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) sent members of the men’s and women’s track teams to two different meets over the weekend – the Susquehanna Open and the VMI Relays. The men’s distance medley relay team broke the EMU record in the event when they ran at the Susquehanna Open in Selinsgrove, PA.
While many around the Eastern Mennonite University track and field program expected the blossoming group to challenge some of the all-time top ten lists throughout the season, few could have predicted what happened on Saturday at the Liberty Open in Lynchburg. Four EMU records fell on the day, including one which was actually broken twice.