February 23, 2014
Royals Athlete of the Week: David Falk
While several Royals had significant achievements this week, it wasn’t too difficult to select David Falk of the men’s basketball team as the Royal Athlete of the Week.
February 18, 2014
Royals Athlete of the Week: Quentin Moore
Junior transfer Quentin Moore is off to a good start in keeping EMU's tradition alive of maintaining a strong men's volleyball program.
February 11, 2014
Royals Athlete of the Week: Jacob Landis
Breaking school records is not an easy task, but Jacob Landis was able to run his way to the top and break a school record, landing him a spot as Royals Athlete of the Week.
February 5, 2014
Royals Athlete of the Week: RJ Sims
“Break out” performances are normally used for freshmen or newcomers to describe their first significant contribution to the team’s effort.
January 15, 2014
Royals Athlete of the Week: Marla zumFelde
Marla zumFelde nets our Royals Athlete of the Week after averaging 20 points a game last week.
December 18, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: Alisa Brown
Returning as a productive player after offseason ACL surgery is just one of the reasons why junior Alisa Brown has been named our Royals Athlete of the Week.
December 12, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: Bianca Ygarza
Bianca Ygarza has been dominating the beginning of her senior season on the basketball court, and this week earns the Royals Athlete of the Week.
December 4, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: Marcel Crump
Averaging 20.5 points a game landed men’s basketball player Marcel Crump as our Royals Athlete of the Week.
November 27, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: David Falk
From the paint to the boards, David Falk has been a dominant force for the Runnin Royals and landed our Royals Athlete of the Week.
November 21, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: Hannah Chappell-Dick
To no surprise Hannah Chappell-Dick wins our Royals Athlete of the Week for her amazing performance in the regional meet this past weekend.
November 19, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: Jessica Goertzen
While EMU had no contests during the week of Nov. 4-10, we still wanted to honor a student-athlete. Jessica Goertzen recently completed her senior season as a captain with the women’s volleyball team.
November 6, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: Lanae Kreider
Lanae Kreider helped the women’s cross country team clinch second place at the ODAC meet this weekend, which has also landed her our Royals Athlete of the Week.
November 1, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: Brendan Jeschke
Men's soccer player Brendan Jeschke has closed his career by being chosen as our Royals Athlete of the Week.
October 28, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: Zach Bowles
Zach Bowles has been chosen are our Royals Athlete of the Week. After playing baseball at EMU last season, Zach enters his first year on the golf team.
October 17, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: Morgan Hill
Women’s soccer player Morgan Hill has locked up our Royals Athlete of the Week. With eight assists and 12 points on the season, Morgan has served her team well so far.
October 10, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: Nora Osei
Junior Nora Osei has shot her way to the top of the ODAC women’s soccer leaderboard in scoring which has also scored her our Royals Athlete of the Week.
October 2, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: Camille Williams
Camille Williams scored in overtime to clinch our Royals Athlete of the Week, as she earned the field hockey team a conference victory against Washington and Lee last Wednesday.
September 27, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: Ryan Gehman
Junior transfer Ryan Gehman has quickly grabbed the attention of the ODAC with two weeks of outstanding performances, and this week he has been selected as our Royals Athlete of the Week.
September 19, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: McKenna Carter
McKenna Carter has been selected as our Royals Athlete of the Week. The freshman nursing major from Waynesboro, Va., has jumped into a quick, active role for the Royals this season.
September 9, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: Mark Mast
The Royals Athlete of the Week for September 2-8 is men’s soccer junior midfielder Mark Mast. He has scored the first goal in each of the team’s two wins on the season for a total of four points.
September 3, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: Katie Miller
Katie Miller has been chosen as our first Royals Athlete of the Week of 2013-14. Katie is in her second year at EMU and as the libero for the Royals volleyball team. Originally from San Antonio, Texas, Katie has nestled in well with her role under Coach Jeff Tyson.
April 25, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: Phillip Jordan
Senior Phillip Jordan has been chosen as our Royals Athlete of the Week. Ending his collegiate career this week as a baseball player, Phillip is leaving EMU with much more than his prodigious batting average in the books.
April 17, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: Brittany McDonaldson
Brittany McDonaldson, a local golf star while at Harrisonburg High School, sunk a thrilling performance at the Stevenson University golf tournament this past weekend and landed our Royals Athlete of the Week honor.
April 10, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: Dan Nafziger
For our Royals Athlete of the Week, Dan Nafziger has been chosen after a stellar performance at the Liberty University Invitational on Saturday.
April 2, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: Jordan King
Jordan King has been chosen as our Royals Athlete of the Week for March 25-31. A new face to our athletic department, Jordan has wasted no time in making a name for himself on the track team.
March 27, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: Daniel Stanley
Senior Daniel Stanley has thrown his way to the top of the ODAC and has been chosen as our Royals Athlete of the Week. A business administration major from Richmond, VA, Daniel is making his senior year a memorable one.
March 20, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: Michael Allen
Senior Michael Allen has jumped his way onto the leader board and landed himself as the Royals Player of the Week. Excelling at the long jump, triple jump, 100 meter dash, 200 meter dash, 4x100 and 4x400, Allen is no secret to the ODAC.
March 15, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: Jordan Aylor
Sophomore Jordan Aylor has been chosen as our Royals Player of the Week for March 4-10. Going 5-1 over the week, the Lady Royals were led by Aylor on the mound.
March 14, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: Courtney Allman
After a stellar performance at the Beach Blast in Virginia Beach over Spring Break, Courtney Allman has "swung" our decision in choosing her as our Royals Player of the Week for Feb. 25 – Mar. 3. Three home runs in one weekend is no easy task, but Courtney, a senior from Mt. Solon, VA, made it look effortless.
February 26, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: Keyla Baltimore
Junior Keyla Baltimore has been chosen for our Royals Athlete of the Week. Baltimore comes to us from Bristow, Virginia, where she was a standout for her high school. This week was a fanatical week for women’s basketball in the ODAC, and especially for the Royals.
February 19, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: John Barry
Senior John Barry has been chosen for our Royals Athlete of the Week for the week of Feb. 11-17. A native of Columbus, Ohio, Barry has made himself a home at EMU and has been a standout setter for the Royals.
February 12, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: Steph Rheinheimer
Junior Steph Rheinheimer has been selected as our Royals Athlete of the Week for Feb. 4-10 as she helped the Royals scratch two more important victories in the win column this week.
February 5, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: Andrew Thorne
Senior Andrew Thorne has been chosen as our Royals Athlete of the Week for the week of Jan. 28-Feb. 3. A liberal arts major, Drew has etched his name into a large piece of the puzzle for the Runnin Royals.
January 29, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: Shakeerah Sykes
Sophomore Shakeerah Sykes has been chosen from the women’s basketball team for the Royals Athlete of the Week. Better known as Shaq, she has had two consecutive weeks of outstanding performances that have helped her team power through conference victories.
January 22, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: Hannah Chappell-Dick
EMU is pleased to announce Hannah Chappell-Dick as the Royals Athlete of the Week for Jan. 14-20. She is in her first year at Eastern Mennonite and has found a nice fit with the women’s cross country and track teams. Chappell-Dick is majoring in biology and working on a minor in exercise science.
January 15, 2013
Royals Athlete of the Week: R.J. Sims
Men’s basketball player R.J. Sims has been named the Royals Athlete of the Week. R.J. is a junior computer science major from Fort Washington, Maryland. He is a starter and plays the “2 guard” for Coach Kirby Dean and the Runnin Royals.
December 14, 2012
Midfielder Adriana Santiago has been a key presence for the Royals since arriving on campus as a freshman in 2009, linking the defensive side of the field with the EMU attack.
November 27, 2012
After two years away from competitive running, Alli Eanes joined the cross country team last fall and quickly became an anchor, both in meets and as a captain. She earned All-ODAC Second Team this year.
November 6, 2012
Despite not being a flashy goal-scorer, defender Ryan Eshleman has been a vital member of the men's soccer team over the past four years. He has been given numerous awards for his play and his schoolwork.
October 19, 2012
Jessica Goertzen has played multiple roles in her three years on the court for the Lady Royals. This year she is third on the team in service aces and fourth in digs.
October 10, 2012
Nels Akerson took two years of college away from participating in a sport before he joined the cross country team as a junior. He was happy for a break but is also happy to have joined.
October 3, 2012
Sophomore Naomi Good has been a steadying presence in the back line for the women's soccer team, starting every game since she stepped on campus last fall.
March 16, 2012
Senior Kendall Garber is balancing a double major in Mathematics & Computer Science with a career year as an outside hitter for the volleyball team.
February 28, 2012
Junior Andrew Thorne has been an electrifying player since he stepped on the court as a freshman in 2009-10. But he has had to work just as hard in the classroom to be a successful student-athlete at EMU.
February 7, 2012
Captain Marla Young has been the ultimate "Super Sub" for Coach Kevin Griffin and the women's basketball team, missing only one game in four seasons but coming off the bench in most of them. She is also the only senior on the team this year.
November 17, 2011
With one of the most unique stories in recent history, Pete Nelson is wrapping up his final season of eligibilty in cross country this fall. He originally graduated from EMU in 2008.
October 26, 2011
Senior Brent Yoder has been an anchor on the field for the men's soccer team this year. Brent has one goal and one assist while playing in the middle of the back line.
October 19, 2011
Senior Valerie Landis is a three-year starter on the field hockey team. She has a unique story of balancing athletic and academic pursuits while at Eastern Mennonite University.
October 12, 2011
Outside hitter Tabitha Bowman is a four-year member of the women's volleyball team and has been a leading hitter each season. She is the only senior on the team in 2011 and will be honored on Senior Recognition Day, which is Tuesday, Oct. 18, when the women host Hollins at 6:30pm.
January 5, 2011
Before transferring to EMU for his junior season in the fall of 2009, men's basketball standout Eli Crawford had little exposure to the Anabaptist-Mennonite community. Even though he grew up in the Shenandoah Valley, his previous collegiate playing time had been at Potomac State in West Virginia and Central Florida Community College.