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First-Year Runner Breaks Own School Record

Eastern Mennonite’s Hannah Chappell-Dick (Bluffton, Ohio/Bluffton) had her best showing of the year on Thursday, breaking her own school record in the 800m at the Roanoke/Virginia Tech Twilight Qualifier. Chappell-Dick again responded with her best running against the be ...More

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Tickets Available for EMU NCAA Tournament Game

The EMU basketball women received an at-large bid to the 2013 NCAA Division-III National Tournament, earning just the program’s second-ever trip the national tourney.  The Royals, 21-6 overall, will play 23-4 Marymount (VA) Friday, March 1, 2013 in a first round game hosted by Christopher Newport University (CNU) in Newport News, Va. The winner will take on either host CNU (26-2) ...More

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Basketball Season Off to Promising Start for Men and Women

EMU Basketball Men Hoping To Catch Another Round Of Lightning Update: After a 79-71 win over Mary Washington University on Dec. 19, the Runnin Royals were 1-2 within the ODAC and 8-4 overall. The team returns to the court after the holiday break on Jan. 5 at Emory & Henry College ...More

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

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Nafziger Competes at NCAA Championships

In just first season running at Eastern Mennonite, Dan Nafziger (Harrisonburg, VA/Harrisonburg) earned a trip to Nationals.  The cold weather in the middle of November in Wisconsin did him no favors, however, as a leg injury flared up and affected his performance. Nafziger, who misse ...More

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Nafziger Qualifies for Nationals

For the third straight year, Eastern Mennonite University will have a representative at the NCAA National Cross Country Championship.  Dan Nafziger will follow in Richy Bikko’s footsteps as he finished fourth at the South/Southeast Regional meet to earn a trip to Winneconne, WI, next ...More

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Men’s Basketball Season Preview: Continuing A Legacy

Replacing the most successful class in EMU history is no easy task, but that’s exactly what men’s basketball coach Kirby Dean has on his plate for the 2011-12 season. Last year Eastern Mennonite finished 22-5 with a starting lineup of ...More

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Softball Season Preview: ODAC Title Tough Act To Follow

An ODAC Championship and appearance in the NCAA Regionals is a hard act to follow. Graduating five seniors makes it even harder. That is the task facing the Eastern Mennonite softball team in 2011. Last year the women became the first ever eighth seed to win an ODAC tournament in any sport. Despite coming in with a younger team, eighth-year ...More

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Men’s Basketball Squad Finishes Season 22-5, No. 15 in Nation

Even though they missed a bid to the NCAA D-III National Tournament, the Runnin Royals can still see the fruits of their great year. The Eastern Mennonite men, 22-5 after a season-ending loss in the ODAC Semifinals, came in at No. 15 this week in the D3hoops.com national poll. A final poll will be released following the close of the national tourney in ...More

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Before Win Over VWC, Runnin Royals Move Up To No. 14

The Eastern Mennonite men’s basketball team has moved up two more spots in the D3hoops.com national poll to No. 14. The rankings were released Monday night and were not affected by the Runnin Royals’ 86-71 win over now-No. 7 Virginia Wesleyan ...More