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All-time top U.S. runner, Jim Ryun, embraces EMU as the East Coast site for an annual summer camp

One of the all-time top athletes in the United States, mile-record-setter Jim Ryun, has settled into making Eastern Mennonite University the site of one of his three annual running camps. Ryun tried EMU for the first time last summer, moving his training camp from Gettysbu ...More


Liberian Med Student Honored in Africa

Samfee Kamayanoh Doe ’11 has been selected as one of 28 Milead Fellows from among 2,120 candidates from 44 countries. For this highly prestigious award conferred on African women, Doe was chosen as the sole representative of Liberia, her home country. She is the daughter of Felicia Politee and Sam Gbaydee Doe. Her father, emp ...More

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Track Teams Keeping The Momentum Going

This fall, both of EMU’s cross country teams exceeded preseason predictions.  With such a strong carryover from those teams to the upcoming indoor track & field squads, what does second-year Coach Jason Lewkowicz expect? “There is a new expectation of excellence,” he said, “and while ...More

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Royals Grab Handful Of High Finishes At Jopson

The Eastern Mennonite University track & field teams completed a busy weekend Saturday at the Jopson Invitational in Bridgewater.  A few runners also participated the day before at the VMI/W&L Carnival in Lexington. On Friday a trio of Royals ran in packed fields of the 5000m.  For the women, Alli Eanes (Harrisonburg, VA/Westmont Hilltop) and Lanae Krei ...More

Senior Shatters EMU 400M Indoor Record at Virginia Tech Meet

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Freshman Repeats as ODAC Track Athlete of the Week

Freshman jumper Michael Allen was named the ODAC Track Athlete of the Week for the second straight week after qualifying for nationals in the men’s triple jump at the Liberty OnTrack Open on January 24. Read more… ...More

Track Coach Honored at His College Alma Mater

EMU track & field head coach Seth D. McGuffin was inducted into the Lynchburg (VA) College Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007. McGuffin with wife Louise after receiving his Hall of Fame plaq ...More

Taking a Shot at His Coach

When Seth McGuffin and Paul Johnson took over the Eastern Mennonite University track program in 1997, the Royals had just 12 athletes combined on the men ...More

Royals Close a Successful Winter Season

Winter brought several shining moments for the Eastern Mennonite University athletic teams in the 2005-06 season. Men’s Basketball Men ...More

Driver Leaps Into May

Photo courtesy of EMU Athletics The 3:30 a.m. wake-up calls as a teen-ager prepared Wendy Driver for these moments. Milking cows on her family ...More