• Boamah Earns Spot On All-State Second Team
    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.
  • Balanced Effort Leads To Comeback Win For EMU Women
    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.
  • Royals Give Great Effort In Tight 71-69 ODAC Loss
    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.
  • A Record Falls And PRs Set At Opening Meet
    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.
  • EMU Women Topple Ferrum At Home, 71-59
    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.
  • Runnin Royals Shoot Their Way To 88-79 Win At Averett
    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.
  • Royals Athlete Of The Week: Chloe Roach
    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.
  • Royals Hot From Outside But Fall In OT
    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.
  • Catholic Too Much For EMU Women
    November 30, 2016
    Catholic Too Much For EMU Women The EMU women never covered from a cold start Wednesday evening in the nation’s capital, suffering a 78-42 loss at Catholic University of America. The powerful Cardinals (5-0) had been receiving votes in the most recent D3hoops.com national poll.
  • Royals Athlete Of The Week: Maleke Jones
    November 28, 2016
    Royals Athlete Of The Week: Maleke Jones Over the beginning of the EMU men’s basketball season, junior Maleke Jones has shined among the many returners.
  • Cold Start Leaves EMU Short In ODAC Opener
    November 26, 2016
    Cold Start Leaves EMU Short In ODAC Opener A cold start was too much for the EMU women to overcome, falling 73-64 to Emory & Henry College Saturday afternoon in Harrisonburg. Even with a number of positive takeaways from the effort, the Royals slide to 1-2 on the year in the ODAC opener for both teams.
  • Royals Shoot Past Penn State-Harrisburg For 68-44 Win
    November 22, 2016
    Royals Shoot Past Penn State-Harrisburg For 68-44 Win A huge third blew open a tight game as EMU’s basketball women ran away with their first win of the new season, 68-44, at Penn State-Harrisburg on Tuesday. The Royals dominated the period by a 19-5 score to stretch out what had been a 28-24 game at halftime.
  • Porter Resigns As Men's Volleyball Coach
    November 22, 2016
    Porter Resigns As Men's Volleyball Coach Eastern Mennonite University has accepted the resignation of men’s volleyball coach Dominick Porter. The resignation is effective December 1.
  • Royals Rain Threes In 99-75 Thumping Of Gallaudet
    November 19, 2016
    Royals Rain Threes In 99-75 Thumping Of Gallaudet Junior Maleke Jones tied an EMU record with eight three-pointers as the Runnin Royals rolled to a 99-75 win over Gallaudet Saturday afternoon in Yoder Arena. Eastern Mennonite won both of their games at the EMU Tip-Off Invitational to improve to 2-1 on the young season.
  • EMU Women Give Challenge To No. 15 Christopher Newport In Opener
    November 19, 2016
    EMU Women Give Challenge To No. 15 Christopher Newport In Opener Playing with a young squad in their season opener, EMU’s basketball women gave nationally-ranked Christopher Newport all they could handle before falling 63-50 at home Saturday evening. The Royals held No. 15 CNU to just 25 second-half points but couldn’t overcome their halftime deficit.
  • Davis And Jones Lead Way To 84-75 Win
    November 18, 2016
    Davis And Jones Lead Way To 84-75 Win A 24-8 first-half run gave the Runnin Royals a lead they would not relinquish in an 84-75 win over Methodist Friday night in Yoder Arena. The win on day one of the EMU Tip-Off Invitational was the men’s first of the year.
  • Royals Athlete Of The Week: Juni Schirch
    November 17, 2016
    Royals Athlete Of The Week: Juni Schirch Senior Juni Schirch took on her final year of collegiate running with the same mentality as every previous year: to continue to compete at a high level.
  • Royals Downed By CAC Power Mary Washington In Road Opener
    November 15, 2016
    Royals Downed By CAC Power Mary Washington In Road Opener Playing in their 2016-17 season opener, EMU’s basketball men didn’t do themselves any favors in an 88-71 road loss to Mary Washington. The Royals struggled to stop their opponents from scoring while also being cold from both the free throw line and three-point range in falling to 0-1.
  • SEASON PREVIEW: A New Era Starts Now
    November 14, 2016
    SEASON PREVIEW: A New Era Starts Now Precious few players remain from the EMU's three consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances from 2013-15, but Coach Kevin Griffin, now in his 12th season as the Royals’ mentor, is optimistic that with the talent in front of him, his team can rebound quickly.
  • Royals Finish Up Year At S/SE Regionals
    November 12, 2016
    Royals Finish Up Year At S/SE Regionals With beautiful fall weather in Rome, Ga., EMU’s cross country teams wrapped up the 2016 season at the South/Southeast Regionals on the campus of Berry College Saturday morning. Both the men and women finished in the upper half of the large field of teams, although no individuals were able to earn a trip to next week’s nationals.
  • SEASON PREVIEW: Basketball Men Looking To Pair Experience With Chemistry
    November 12, 2016
    SEASON PREVIEW: Basketball Men Looking To Pair Experience With Chemistry Coach Kirby Dean and the Runnin Royals have a set base of talented returning players to begin the 2016-17 season. With a team that returns everybody, Dean is confident that his group of players can compete with anybody in the talented ODAC.
  • Soccer Men Land Three On All-ODAC Teams
    November 10, 2016
    Soccer Men Land Three On All-ODAC Teams EMU’s soccer men were well-represented on the All-ODAC Teams, which were released today. The Royals put one player on each of the three teams, which were voted on by the league’s coaches.
  • Royals Athlete Of The Week: Alec Thibodeaux
    November 10, 2016
    Royals Athlete Of The Week: Alec Thibodeaux Cross country runner Alec Thibodeaux has seen his senior season marked by an injury, but he is striving for his work ethic to define his year.
  • Rittenhouse Earns All-ODAC In First Season
    November 09, 2016
    Rittenhouse Earns All-ODAC In First Season In a year when talented freshmen flooded the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, EMU’s soccer women were represented on the All-ODAC Teams by their high-scoring freshman, forward Laura Rittenhouse.
  • Royals Put Four On All-ODAC Teams
    November 08, 2016
    Royals Put Four On All-ODAC Teams Fresh off their most wins in five years, EMU’s field hockey women were well represented on the All-ODAC Teams announced by the conference today. Two Royals earned an honor for the second straight year, while two others claimed their first award.
  • Hardy Named Academic All-District
    November 04, 2016
    Hardy Named Academic All-District Senior Becca Hardy has been named to the District V Academic All-District Team, as voted on by the College Sports Information Directors of America. She is now eligible for CoSIDA's Academic All-America voting.
  • Royals Athlete Of The Week: Megan Good
    November 03, 2016
    Royals Athlete Of The Week: Megan Good Through some dedicated training, Megan Good is making a quick transition to running cross country at the college level.
  • Basketball Women Tabbed For Seventh In ODAC
    November 03, 2016
    Basketball Women Tabbed For Seventh In ODAC This could be a year when EMU’s young players get a chance to prove themselves. The ODAC coaches agree, as the Royals were picked No. 7 in the ODAC Women’s Basketball Preseason Poll.
  • Royals Felled In ODAC Tourney By Slimmest Of Margins
    November 02, 2016
    Royals Felled In ODAC Tourney By Slimmest Of Margins Despite averaging 2.75 goals per game over their season-ending four-game winning streak, EMU’s soccer men couldn’t find the net in a 1-0 loss at Roanoke College Wednesday night in the quarterfinals of the ODAC Tournament.
  • WildCats Upset Soccer Women In ODAC Tourney, 1-0
    October 31, 2016
    WildCats Upset Soccer Women In ODAC Tourney, 1-0 Playing their first home ODAC Tournament game since 2006, EMU’s soccer women suffered a disappointing 1-0 loss Monday night to ninth-seeded Randolph College. The Royals end the year with a record of 8-10-1.
  • Soccer's Thomas Named Academic All-District
    October 31, 2016
    Soccer's Thomas Named Academic All-District Men's soccer player Ryan Thomas has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District Team, as voted on by CoSIDA. This is his first such award.
  • EMU Beats Wasps And Takes Four-Game Winning Streak To Postseason
    October 29, 2016
    EMU Beats Wasps And Takes Four-Game Winning Streak To Postseason EMU’s soccer men are riding high as they enter the postseason. The Royals earned a 2-0 win at Emory & Henry Saturday afternoon, eliminating the Wasps from postseason contention while also jumping themselves over rival Bridgewater into sixth place in the ODAC.
  • Cross Country Royals Run Well At ODAC Championships
    October 29, 2016
    Cross Country Royals Run Well At ODAC Championships Eastern Mennonite’s cross country teams each had solid finishes at Saturday morning’s ODAC Championships in Buena Vista, Va. Working through a few injuries, the teams came home with three All-ODAC awards, as well as a pair of major awards from the conference.
  • Royals Fall At Lynchburg, Will Host Randolph Monday In ODAC Match
    October 29, 2016
    Royals Fall At Lynchburg, Will Host Randolph Monday In ODAC Match Even though EMU’s soccer women couldn’t notch an upset at Lynchburg in their season finale, they still secured a home game on Monday’s first round of the ODAC Tournament. EMU will host Randolph College Monday night at 7:00pm in Harrisonburg.
  • Royals Put Pressure On Hornets In Season Finale
    October 29, 2016
    Royals Put Pressure On Hornets In Season Finale The future looks bright for the field hockey women. Despite knowing they were out of the playoff picture going into Saturday’s season finale against Lynchburg, the Royals played one of their better games of the year.
  • Volleyball Women End Year At Gallaudet
    October 28, 2016
    Volleyball Women End Year At Gallaudet The volleyball women wrapped up their successful 2016 campaign Friday night, dropping a 3-0 decision to host Gallaudet University. The Royals close the year at 10-19, their most wins since going 10-20 in 2009.
  • Royals Athlete Of The Week: Hannah Walker
    October 28, 2016
    Royals Athlete Of The Week: Hannah Walker Hannah Walker spent her first two seasons playing defense. But this year, she has made a transition to midfield and is now sparking her team on both sides of the ball.
  • Baseball Men Don Costumes For 3rd Annual Halloween Game
    October 27, 2016
    Baseball Men Don Costumes For 3rd Annual Halloween Game The EMU baseball team is hosting their 3rd Annual Halloween Game this Friday, starting at 4:30pm on the EMU Baseball Field. The player-organized event will be a fun time full of costumes and candy, with a donation also collected for the Special Olympics.
  • Runnin Royals Picked No. 8 In ODAC Poll
    October 27, 2016
    Runnin Royals Picked No. 8 In ODAC Poll Despite returning all five starters from last year’s team, EMU’s basketball men were given no favors in the 2016-17 Old Dominion Athletic Conference Preseason Poll. The Runnin Royals were picked for eighth in a vote of league coaches, showing the depth of one of the nation’s premiere men’s basketball conferences.
  • Overtime Score Gives Women Second Win In Two Days
    October 26, 2016
    Overtime Score Gives Women Second Win In Two Days Despite playing their second game in less than 30 hours, EMU’s field hockey women had the legs in overtime to pull out a 3-2 win over Randolph-Macon Wednesday night at home. Emily Augsburger slammed in the unselfish pass from Madeline Mast to win it just 2:54 into extra time, giving the Royals their second straight ODAC victory.
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