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    January 19, 2017
    Royals Athlete Of The Week: Myneshia Walker Coming into this year, coach Kevin Griffin knew Myneshia Walker would be a key player for his team. Midway through the season, Myneshia has more than responded to the challenge
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    January 18, 2017
    Kearns' Three Free Throws With 0.4 Left Sink Runnin Royals, 86-85 The 344 in attendance in Yoder Arena Wednesday night experienced the full gamut of emotions, from joy to sadness, elation to frustration, and everywhere in between. And that was just in the final five seconds.
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    January 17, 2017
    Eagles Use Big Third To Get Past EMU, 84-74 A bad stretch in the third period out-did a good start for EMU’s basketball women, as they dropped a frustrating 84-74 decision at rival Bridgewater College Tuesday night.
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    January 14, 2017
    Royals Solve SVU For Season-Opening Sweep What a difference a couple of hours makes. EMU’s volleyball men got off to an exciting start to the 2017 season Saturday afternoon, sweeping Southern Virginia for their first win.
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    January 14, 2017
    Basketball Men Storm Back To Win At H-SC, 74-68 The Runnin Royals ended the game on a 33-12 run, picking up a 74-68 road win at Hampden-Sydney Saturday afternoon. EMU’s basketball men (8-7/2-4 ODAC) got a much-needed victory in the rigorous Old Dominion Athletic Conference, snapping a two-game skid.
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    January 14, 2017
    Second Period Dooms EMU Women In ODAC Road Loss Giving up the first 10 points of the second period was too much for EMU’s women to overcome in a 74-67 loss at Emory & Henry Saturday afternoon. The Royals had a five-game winning streak broken with the decision, falling to 9-5 overall and 4-2 in the ODAC.
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    January 12, 2017
    Royals Athlete Of The Week: Jonae Guest In a journey that can be described as admirable, Jonae Guest has patiently advanced from playing just a few minutes a game as a freshman to being a fulltime starter as a senior.
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    January 11, 2017
    Runnin Royals Lose Lead Late To VWC For 30 minutes, Eastern Mennonite and Virginia Wesleyan went back and forth, locked in an intense battle packed with 17 lead changes and 10 ties. But midway through the second half, something changed.
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    January 11, 2017
    SEASON PREVIEW: Returning Core Has High Expectations The 2017 men’s volleyball season holds plenty of potential for Eastern Mennonite University, as the Royals return a huge core of key players, including the entire starting lineup.
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    January 10, 2017
    Defense Wins Clash With Washington And Lee, 71-54 The Royals are catching fire. A lock-down defensive effort held visiting Washington and Lee to 15.5 points less than their season average as EMU’s basketball women claimed an impressive 71-54 win at home Tuesday night.
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    January 10, 2017
    Royals Picked Fifth In CVC Preseason Poll EMU’s volleyball men have been picked No. 5 in the Continental Volleyball Conference (CVC) Coaches Preseason Poll, which was released today.
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    January 07, 2017
    Royals Win Sixth In Last Seven, 68-59, At Randolph EMU’s young basketball women are learning an important lesson – how to win ODAC games on the road. The Royals gutted out a 68-59 decision at Randolph College on Saturday, earning their second straight conference road victory and fourth overall.
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    January 07, 2017
    EMU Men Stung By Hornets In Road Loss One had to figure EMU’s basketball men were due for an “off” game. Unfortunately, it paired with an “on” game for host Lynchburg College, resulting in a 104-74 loss Saturday afternoon.
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    January 06, 2017
    Soccer Women Earn Gold Team Ethics Award The Eastern Mennonite University women’s soccer team earned a Gold Team Ethics and Sportsmanship Award from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
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    January 05, 2017
    SEASON PREVIEW: Track & Field Reaching For New Heights As A Team With a large freshman class and new coaches at the helm, the Eastern Mennonite University track & field program is struck with a level of competitiveness that will continue the solid foundation that has been laid for the team.
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    January 04, 2017
    Runnin Royals Dominate Rival Bridgewater, 87-60 The pre-game hype for Wednesday’s rivalry game between EMU and Bridgewater never paid dividends on the floor, as the Runnin Royals scored the first 10 points on their home court and never looked back in a convincing 87-60 win.
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    January 04, 2017
    Late Half Runs Give Royals 10-Point Win At Hollins EMU’s basketball women displayed a nice inside-outside game Wednesday night, earning a 60-50 road win at Hollins University. The Royals hit eight three-pointers, balanced with a career effort from center Jonae Guest, as they improved to 7-4 / 2-1 ODAC.
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    January 02, 2017
    Royals Get To The Line In 81-70 Win Over FSU The Royals tied a program record for free throws as they used the charity stripe to pull away from visiting Frostburg State on Monday, 81-70. The final 11-point lead was the largest of the game as EMU’s basketball women won for the fifth time in their past six tries.
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    December 30, 2016
    EMU Women Chase Away Mary Baldwin At Home, 87-33 The Royals used a balanced attack to roll over visiting Mary Baldwin University Friday afternoon in Harrisonburg, 87-33. Eastern Mennonite grabbed 31 offensive rebounds and never trailed in improving to 5-4.
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    December 28, 2016
    Royals Raise Some Eyebrows In 82-65 Loss At D-I JMU The Runnin Royals played D-I James Madison University to a 37-37 draw in the first half, and were still within 53-50 midway through the second, before the Dukes pulled away for an 82-65 final. The Eastern Mennonite basketball men made a great showing in the meeting against their Division-1 neighbors before the mismatch on paper finally played out on the court.
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    December 21, 2016
    Royals Fire On All Cylinders In 95-70 Win Over Ferrum The Royals used good shooting and stingy defense to run away to a 95-70 win over Ferrum College Wednesday night in Harrisonburg. EMU’s basketball men improve to 6-5 as they prepare for a few days off for Christmas before playing a D-I James Madison next week Wednesday.
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    December 19, 2016
    Madden Named Interim Men's Volleyball Coach Eastern Mennonite University has announced that Ross Madden has been hired as the interim men’s volleyball coach. He begins his duties with the Royals on Jan. 1.
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    December 19, 2016
    Fourth Quarter Surge Leads To Hood's OT Win Over EMU Women A 28-point fourth quarter helped host Hood College overcome a double-digit deficit, but they needed to dodge a bullet in overtime to hand EMU’s basketball women a 72-70 setback Monday afternoon. Eastern Mennonite has 11 days to lick their wounds before hosting Mary Baldwin on Friday, Dec. 30.
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    December 18, 2016
    Final Cold Spell Knocks Out Runnin Royals At Hood Hood College turned on the defense over the final four minutes of Sunday’s game, scoring the final 12 points to send EMU’s basketball men to a 74-62 loss. The Runnin Royals allowed an opponent to shoot 51% for the second straight day, as they came home from the Rotary of Frederick Holiday Classic with a pair of losses.
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    December 17, 2016
    Royals Take Lead And Give It Back To Stockton In Final 10 Seconds The Runnin Royals had enough to erase a 17-point margin with just seconds remaining, but not enough to win, as Stockton University got the game-winning layup with 1.0 second left in an 80-79 decision at the Rotary of Frederick Holiday Classic Saturday evening.
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    December 15, 2016
    Royals Athlete Of The Week: Jerome Jones Early in his junior season, Jerome Jones has proven his existing capabilities while also showing new ways to spur his team to success.
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    December 14, 2016
    Volleyball Men Announce 2017 Schedule After a solid 12-12 season in 2016, the Eastern Mennonite volleyball men return most of their roster for a ramped up schedule in 2017. The 30-match slate, which opens with back-to-back home tri-matches, was released today.
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    December 12, 2016
    Augsburger Named All-State First Team Field hockey’s Emily Augsburger has been named one of the best defenders in the state, landing on the All-State First Team. She was an All-State Second Team member last year in an award voted upon by the Virginia Sports Information Directors.
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    December 10, 2016
    Royals Out-Last Moravian In High-Scoring Battle, 105-100 The Runnin Royals broke the century mark and it was just enough to hold off a talented Moravian College team, earning a 105-100 win. Coupled with Friday’s 88-73 over Apprentice, Eastern Mennonite finishes 2-0 at the Don Glick Classic, improving their record to 5-3 on the year.
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    December 09, 2016
    Second Five Leads EMU To 88-73 Win Over Apprentice EMU’s bench accounted for 55 points as the basketball men rolled over the Apprentice School 88-73 at the Don Glick Classic on Friday. Four of the second unit scored in double figures as Eastern Mennonite improved to 4-3 on the year.
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    December 09, 2016
    Royals Dominate From Opening Tip In 95-26 Win Most of the drama surrounding EMU’s women’s basketball game with Trinity (D.C.) University involved simply getting to the game. The contest itself wasn’t close, as the Royals never trailed and rolled to a 95-26 win.
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    December 09, 2016
    Royals Athlete Of The Week: Nuriddin Abdus-Salaam “I view every practice like it would be my last. Every day I remind myself of my goals, and my primary goal is to be the best version of myself."
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    December 08, 2016
    Boamah Earns Spot On All-State Second Team Men’s soccer defender Emmanuel Boamah has been named All-State Second Team by the Virginia Sports Information Directors.
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    December 06, 2016
    Balanced Effort Leads To Comeback Win For EMU Women A huge third period propelled EMU’s basketball women to a come-from-behind ODAC win over Roanoke College Tuesday night. Fueled by four three-pointers, the Royals out-scored their visitors 21-11 in the frame to take a lead they wouldn’t relinquish.
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    December 06, 2016
    Royals Give Great Effort In Tight 71-69 ODAC Loss The bench made the difference Tuesday night in Harrisonburg, where EMU’s basketball men dropped a 71-69 decision to ODAC-rival Randolph-Macon College. The Yellow Jackets’ subs out-scored EMU’s 44-8, as the Royals fell to 0-2 in the conference and 3-3 overall.
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    December 04, 2016
    A Record Falls And PRs Set At Opening Meet EMU’s track & field teams had a promising start to the indoor season on Sunday, participating at the CNU Holiday Open in Newport News, Va. Nuriddin Abdus-Salaam gave the highlight by breaking a program record in the 60m dash, in the teams’ first and only meet of the first semester.
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    December 03, 2016
    EMU Women Topple Ferrum At Home, 71-59 The Royals set the tone early, leading from start to finish, in an impressive 71-59 win over powerful Ferrum College Saturday afternoon in Harrisonburg. Four EMU women scored in double figures in the victory over a Panthers’ team which was picked to finish second in the USA South East Division.
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    December 03, 2016
    Runnin Royals Shoot Their Way To 88-79 Win At Averett The offense is certainly working, as EMU’s basketball men shot a season-high 55.6% from the floor in an 88-79 non-conference win at Averett Saturday afternoon. The Runnin Royals hit 12 three pointers and trailed for only 58 seconds as they improved to 3-2 on the season.
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    December 01, 2016
    Royals Athlete Of The Week: Chloe Roach Stepping onto the court in a high-minute role from her first game, freshman Chloe Roach has made a quick adjustment to college basketball.
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    November 30, 2016
    Royals Hot From Outside But Fall In OT Despite a record-setting performance from beyond the arc, EMU’s basketball men couldn’t stop host Guilford, dropping a 94-88 decision in overtime Wednesday in Greensboro, N.C. The Runnin Royals even their overall record at 2-2 in the ODAC opener for both teams.
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