2017-18 EMU Women's Basketball News

  • EMU Women Bumped From ODAC Tournament, 76-68
    February 19, 2018
    The season came to a close for EMU’s basketball women Monday night, dropping a 76-68 decision to Shenandoah University in an ODAC Tournament First Round game. The Royals got as close as three points in the final minute before SU iced the game at the free throw line, earning the mild upset in the tourney’s #8/#9 game.
  • Royals Roll To Senior Day Win, 71-37
    February 17, 2018
    EMU’s basketball women finished off the regular season in style Saturday night, shooting past Hollins by a final of 71-37. The win snaps a three-game skid and gives Eastern Mennonite a home game in the first round of next week’s ODAC Tournament.
  • First Frame Woes Continue In 77-68 Loss At BC
    February 14, 2018
    EMU’s basketball women again suffered through a first-quarter drought and it cost them in a 77-68 loss at rival Bridgewater on Wednesday.
  • Rough Start Stymies EMU Women In Road Loss
    February 10, 2018
    The first six minutes of the game could not have gone much worse as Virginia Wesleyan scored the first nine points. In the end, that game-opening spell was too much to overcome, as EMU’s basketball women suffered a 67-59 road loss to the Marlins.
  • Royals Ice Cold In First Loss To Shenandoah Since 2010
    February 06, 2018
    Some nights the ball just will not go through the net, and Tuesday was definitely one of those nights for the EMU basketball women. The Royals connected on just five field goals in the first half and shot a season-low 25% in a 61-36 loss to Shenandoah.
  • Basketball Women Hold Off Maroons, 72-66
    February 03, 2018
    Tied at the end of the third, the Eastern Mennonite women's basketball team stormed back in the fourth quarter en route to a 72-66 victory over host Roanoke College on Saturday afternoon. The Royals (12-8/7-5 ODAC) return to Yoder Arena on Tuesday evening, hosting Shenandoah for a 7:00 tip. 
  • Royals Athlete Of The Week: Myneshia Walker
    February 02, 2018
    Myneshia Walker is known for being consistent and a humble leader. She is also known as one of the best shooting guards in ODAC,
  • Royals Take To The Air In 72-55 Win At Hollins
    January 30, 2018
    When Lindsey Krisak hit a three pointer just 1:07 into play, no one had an idea what was to come. Led by Krisak and Lexi Deffenbaugh, EMU’s women unleashed a nearly historic air attack in rolling to a 72-55 road win at Hollins University Tuesday night.
  • Royals Unable To Complete Comeback Despite Second Half Flurry
    January 27, 2018
    Visiting Emory & Henry shot lights out in the first period and made the margin stick as they handed EMU’s basketball women an 81-72 loss on Saturday. Despite playing a good game, the Royals suffered their third straight loss as they emerge from a tough stretch in their schedule with a record of 10-8 overall and 5-5 in the ODAC.
  • Marlins Sneak 53-51 Decision From EMU Women
    January 23, 2018
    For the second time in the past four games, EMU’s basketball women laid down a stifling defensive performance, only to lose by simply giving up too many offensive rebounds. They held visiting Virginia Wesleyan to just 28% shooting, but the Marlins crashed the glass for 21 offensive rebounds to sneak out with a 53-51 decision.
  • Guilford Tops EMU Women In Greensboro
    January 20, 2018
    The first few minutes of Saturday’s game at Guilford went OK, but things quickly went downhill. EMU’s basketball women had their second-lowest scoring output of the season in a 68-43 loss in Greensboro, N.C., on Saturday as the Quakers proved the statistics correct as the best defensive team in the ODAC.
  • Royals Athlete Of The Week: Jess Washington
    January 19, 2018
    Working hard and doing the little things to make the team better. Those qualities have long been the defining features of Jess Washington.
  • Washington's Career Game Leads Royals Past BC, 72-67
    January 16, 2018
    As a team, EMU’s women dominated the boards, 50-35. Individually, much of that was triggered by the motor of junior Jess Washington, who racked up a career high 20 rebounds, including seven offensive, as the Royals beat rival Bridgewater, 72-67.
  • Hornets Earn Second Chances To Take Down Royals
    January 13, 2018
    EMU’s basketball women nearly erased a 17-point deficit before eventually falling 54-41 to Lynchburg College Saturday afternoon in Harrisonburg. The Royals held LC to just 25% shooting but couldn’t keep them off the offensive glass as the two ODAC favorites split their season series.
  • Glass Work Keeps Eastern Mennonite Atop ODAC Standings
    January 10, 2018
    The Royals grabbed momentum with a run late in the second period, and then took over with a knockout third, running to a 64-45 win at Shenandoah University on Wednesday.
  • EMU Women Stifle Randolph-Macon, 60-54
    January 06, 2018
    The Royals turned on the defense in the second half to get past visiting Randolph-Macon Saturday afternoon, gritting out a 60-54 win. Eastern Mennonite allowed just 22 points after the intermission in improving to 8-4 overall and 3-1 in the ODAC.
  • Cold Spell Dooms EMU Women In Road Loss
    January 03, 2018
    Senior Brianna Zook scored a career high 22 points, but it wasn’t enough as EMU’s basketball women suffered a 75-64 loss at Washington and Lee Wednesday night.
  • Royals Hold Off Ferrum In Gritty Road Win
    December 30, 2017
    EMU’s basketball women held host Ferrum to just five points in the third period, erasing a half-time deficit before holding on for a 51-47 non-conference win Saturday afternoon.
  • Hot Start Propels Women To Fourth Straight Win
    December 17, 2017
    A 10-0 start gave EMU the space they needed in a 75-66 win over Rosemont College Sunday afternoon in Harrisonburg. The non-conference win is the fourth in a row for the Royals, as the women head into their Christmas break with a record of 6-3.
  • Royals Athlete Of The Week: Chrissy Delawder
    December 15, 2017
    Sophomore Chrissy Delawder is turning heads at the start of EMU’s women’s basketball season.
  • EMU Starts And Finishes Well In Key ODAC Win At Lynchburg
    December 06, 2017
    In an early-season battle of ODAC heavyweights, Eastern Mennonite had the final say, staking a clutch 64-59 road win over Lynchburg College.
  • Royals Share The Wealth In 96-25 Romp
    December 02, 2017
    EMU’s basketball women took over early and rolled to a 96-25 win over Trinity (D.C.) University Saturday afternoon at home. The Royals shot 45% from the floor, including 12-of-26 from outside, and got points from 18 of the 19 women who played.
  • Krisak Provides Winning Bucket In 59-57 Win Over Randolph
    November 28, 2017
    Lindsey Krisak hit a left-handed floater in the lane with 8.7 seconds left to give the EMU basketball women a 59-57 win over Randolph Tuesday night in Harrisonburg. The final bucket pushed Krisak to a season-high 17 points as the Royals snapped a three-game losing streak.
  • Royals Give Up Lead Late In Road Loss
    November 25, 2017
    The EMU basketball women let a fourth-quarter lead slip away Saturday afternoon, dropping their first post-Thanksgiving game 81-76 at Mount Aloysius in Cresson, Pa.
  • Women Falter Late In Loss At Frostburg State
    November 21, 2017
    After shooting nearly 60% from the floor over the first three periods, EMU’s basketball women hit a cold spell at the wrong time. The Royals shot a shade over 30% in the final 10 minutes of Tuesday’s game at Frostburg State, being out-scored by 10 in the frame en route to an 81-67 loss.
  • Second-Chance Points Take Down Royals, 64-61
    November 18, 2017
    Rebounding made the difference on Saturday when the EMU basketball women took their first loss of the season, a 64-61 decision at the hands of visiting Penn State Altoona.
  • EMU Women Finish Strong To Top Hilbert, 65-60
    November 17, 2017
    Trailing 55-50 with 7:05 remaining, the Royals dug in. They held visiting Hilbert to just five points the rest of the way and gritted out a 65-60 win on day one of the EMU Tip-Off Classic in Harrisonburg.
  • Royals Blow Past NEAC Power Lancaster Bible, 72-55
    November 15, 2017
    Tipping off the 2017-18 season with just two of last year’s starters on the floor, EMU’s basketball women were looking for an identity.
  • SEASON PREVIEW: Basketball Women Work For Success As A Team
    November 13, 2017
    Preseason polls aside, EMU’s basketball women are primed for a big season. But in the mind of their coach, success will come from one key factor.
  • EMU Releases Basketball Season Ticket Packages For 2017-18
    November 06, 2017
    Season tickets for the Eastern Mennonite University basketball season are now available. Ticket packages are available for men's only, women's only or a combo of all men's and women's home games.
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