Eastern Mennonite University has announced the resignation of Head Baseball Coach Ben Spotts, effective May 20. He has accepted a similar position at his alma mater, Bridgewater College, taking over for the retiring Curt Kendall.
EMU’s track & field teams sent a handful of athletes to Lynchburg on Wednesday for the Liberty Last Chance Meet. The seniors stood out, highlighted by triple jumper Grant Amoateng sticking a new PR and virtually locking up a third consecutive trip to outdoor nationals in the event.
The Royals are going back to the ODAC Tournament. EMU’s baseball men controlled the final game of Saturday’s doubleheader at Virginia Wesleyan, using a 12-2 win over the Marlins to clinch a spot in the eight-team postseason field.
The Diamond Royals scored first against rival Bridgewater College in Tuesday’s home finale, and were back in front after seven innings. But the final two frames made the difference, as the Eagles took over in an 18-9 decision.
EMU’s softball women wrapped up the year with a 7-1 win at Roanoke College on Monday. The women had dropped the first game of the doubleheader in extra innings, but recovered to end the season on a positive note.