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Students Recognized for Spring Semester Achievements

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 Seniors Darian Harnish – Tutor of the year; busines ...More

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Women’s Basketball Defeats Bridgewater, 61-53

The depth of Eastern Mennonite can take some time to establish its edge, but that depth proved crucial Monday night in a 61-53 win at rival Bridgewater.  The Royals held BC to one field goal over the final 4:27, ending on a decisive 12-5 run. After the women scored the first four of the game, they used an 11-2 run to spark to a 15-8 lead.  But the Eagles then clamped down on defense an ...More

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SEASON PREVIEW: Raising Expectations

Like a volcano preparing to erupt, the Eastern Mennonite women’s basketball team has been steadily improving.  With another round of talented newcomers bolstering the roster, seventh-year Coach Kevin Griffin is hoping this is the year it all comes together. “We have the talent to compete,” he said, “but I think seven of the top eight teams (in the ODAC) have thre ...More

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Six EMU Student-Athletes Named To Academic All-State Team

The Virginia Sports Information Directors Association (VaSID) Academic All-State Team has been released and Eastern Mennonite had six student-athletes cited. A total of 180 players from 30 colleges and universities around Virginia were honored for their academic performance this past school year. Each school was allowed to nominate six deserving student-athletes who were at least a sopho ...More

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Lady Royals Get Comeback Win For Third Time In Four Games

Whatever the reasoning, the Eastern Mennonite women’s basketball team seems to play their best ball in the second half. For the third time in their last four games the Royals overcame a double digit deficit in the second to steal a win. Saturday was the biggest of the three, as the women upset second-place Roanoke, 68-61, in Harrisonburg. The Maroons were on fire in the first h ...More

Lady Royals Upset Randolph-Macon And Move To Semifinals

Thursday night in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinals, the women finally broke through as they knocked off second-seeded R-MC, 69-64. EMU moves on to play in the semifinals Saturday afternoon at 3:00pm. Read more… ...More