Due to the forecasted weather for this weekend, the EMU baseball team's home opener against Penn State-Altoona has been rescheduled from Saturday to Friday. First pitch tomorrow will be at noon for the doubleheader of seven-inning games.
When Xavier McCants sliced to the hoop and tied the game with 2.4 seconds left, it capped a 14-6 run and earned overtime for the EMU basketball men. Visiting Bridgewater got the breaks in the extra five minutes, however, knocking off the Runnin Royals by a final of 76-65 in Yoder Arena.
Eastern Mennonite track and field took a trip to Maryland for the Larry Sharpe Memorial Invitation hosted by Hagerstown Community College. EMU’s small crew made a strong showing, with five gold finishes and an EMU sweep of the 55 meter dash.
EMU’s volleyball men made final preparations for the Continental Volleyball Conference schedule, hosting two top-5 opponents on Saturday. The Royals dropped both, but after completing five of their seven early season matches against nationally ranked teams, the men are ready for their CVC road swing next weekend.
EMU’s basketball men gave up a 15-point first-half lead in a costly 62-56 loss at Randolph College Wednesday night. The Runnin Royals third straight loss drops them to 4-7 in the ODAC, tied with Bridgewater for eighth in the league standings.
Eastern Mennonite University’s track and field team came home from the Finn Pincus Invitational with a slew of PRs. The meet was hosted by Roanoke College and was the first full-roster meet of the semester for EMU.