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Michael Allen Narrowly Misses Final NCAA Field In Triple Jump

In 2009 and 2010, Michael Allen (Fork Union, Va./Louisa County) went to the NCAA National Championships in the triple jump. This season, he was named the ODAC Men’s Athlete of the Meet as he won both the long jump and triple jump at the conference championships and provisionally qualified in the triple in the process. But the junior found out Sund ...More


2011 Graduate Vanessa Landis Wins Regional Academic Award

Senior Vanessa Landis was named Capital One Academic All-America District 3 First Team. Even though her senior year is now completed, Vanessa Landis (Quakert ...More

EMU track champion Michael Allen

Track & Field Stand-Out Says He’s ‘Out of the Shadow of Freshman Year’

By Mark Selig, Daily News-Record Michael Allen’s own accomplishments began to weigh on him. With a list of accolades as long as his jumps, the EMU track & field star struggled last season to match the expectations he had for himself. Then came the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships last weekend in ...More

EMU Men's Volleyball

Men’s Volleyball Joins Continental Volleyball Conference

The Royals men’s volleyball program will have a new conference in 2012. Gary Williams, Associate Athletic Director of Carthage College announced the forming of the Continental Volleyball Conference (CVC), a nation-wide men’s volleyball conference with ten NCAA Division III Institutions focused on academic and athleti ...More

EMU Softball

Lady Royals Power Past Sweet Briar, Extend Winning Streak to 12 Games

Even a pair of rain-outs and only one doubleheader in the past eight days couldn’t cool down the red-hot Lady Royals softball squad Tuesday, as the women touched home 40 times in a pair of five-inning wins over Sweet Briar in Harrisonburg. Eastern Mennonite slammed eight homeruns and 44 hits to extend its winning streak to 12 in a row. ...More

The EMU softball squad is defending a 10-game winning streak with the help of stand-outs like Brooke Hensley.

Softball Star Brooke Hensley Takes ODAC ‘Player Of The Week’ Honors

Brooke Hensley (Elkton, Va./Spotswood) was Ms. Clutch last week for Eastern Mennonite as she helped the Lady Royals softball squad extend their winning streak to 10 games. On Monday, the Old Dominion Athletic Conference recognized her as well, naming Hensley the ODAC Player of the Week in softball. ...More

EMU Senior Frankie Coto

Men’s Volleyball: Coto Leads The Way On Senior Day

When Frankie Coto (Miami, Fl./Southwest Miami) graduates from Eastern Mennonite later this spring, he will leave with his name peppered throughout the men’s volleyball record books. On his final regular season match Saturday in Harrisonburg, Coto was content to slam 14 kills without an error and lead his Royals to a 3-0 wi ...More

EMU softball team

EMU Softball Team Sweeps Again, Taking Two From Frostburg State

The hot Lady Royals softball squad continues to get hotter. As winners of eight in a row, the women hosted Frostburg State Thursday afternoon in a matchup of two teams which made the 2010 NCAA Tournament. Eastern Mennonite poured on 23 runs in a non-conference sweep, pushing their winning streak to ten straight. EMU 8, Frostburg State ...More

EMU junior Beau Banglesdorf

Baseball Royals Upset No. 1 Shenandoah

The Royals baseball squad found a big way to snap a five-game losing streak Friday, knocking off undefeated and No. 1 Shenandoah in Harrisonburg by a 4-3 score. Eastern Mennonite scored four runs during a two-out rally in the seventh and limited the Hornets to just four hits in the upset. Earlier in the week the Hornets moved into ...More

EMU softball player Lisa Lee

EMU Softball Squad Starts League Play Hot, Junior Lisa Lee Tabbed By ODAC

Lisa Lee (Buckingham, Va./Buckingham) was a dual threat last week as Eastern Mennonite’s softball squad started its Old Dominion Athletic Conference with six straight wins. Not only did she hit three homeruns and reach base 12 times, but she also went 5-0 from the mound and today was named the ODAC Pitcher of the Week. Lee picked ...More