EMU has announced the resignation of head women’s basketball coach Kevin Griffin, effective August 31. He has accepted a position as the connections minister for the Philadelphia District Church of the Nazarene.
Connor Faint finished his career in style, breaking an ODAC record and earning his second straight All-America honor. Teammate Grant Amoateng later took 13th in the triple jump, as the duo wrapped up on the national stage in back-to-back years.
The Eastern Mennonite University's softball women advanced in the loser's bracket of the ODAC Tournament before falling to tourney's top seed Saturday in Salem, Va. The Royals started the day with a win against the eighth seed Guilford College before falling to top-seeded Virginia Wesleyan.
Freshman Brett Lindsay smacked EMU’s third straight walk-off homerun, but the Royals didn’t have enough for a sweep. Saturday’s split against Lynchburg College left Eastern Mennonite one game shy of the ODAC Tournament.
Eastern Mennonite earned a walk-off win to advance to Day 2 of the ODAC Softball Tournament in Salem, Va. Danielle Brenneman executed the game-winning squeeze play in extra innings to forge a 3-2 win over Randolph in an elimination game.
Andrew Alderfer led the way for EMU’s golf men at the ODAC Championships at Bryan Park in Greensboro, N.C. In his final collegiate outing, Alderfer was steady from start to finish of the three rounds of the tournament.
EMU took home a handful of All-ODAC honors from this weekend’s ODAC Track & Field Championships in Bridgewater. Two Royals came home with gold medals from individual wins, as both the men and the women earned sixth as a team.
The EMU softball team wrapped up the regular season with a pair of non-conference losses Friday afternoon at Averett University. The Royals sit at 19-17 overall and 7-11 in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference.