EMU’s field hockey women got a total team effort in picking up an 8-0 win at Sweet Briar Monday afternoon. The Royals improved to 8-9 on the season, with the eight wins the most for the program since 2011.
EMU hosted a women’s volleyball quad match on Saturday, taking on Guilford and Randolph in ODAC contests. Despite some exciting play, the day ended in disappointment with a pair of losses, likely eliminating the Royals from postseason contention.
The Royals scored first before a second half explosion gave host Shenandoah a 7-1 win Wednesday afternoon in Winchester, Va. The loss leaves EMU’s field hockey women still searching for their first ODAC win.
A big move on the final day of the fall season is sending EMU’s golf men into the break on a good note. On the final day of the VSGA Intercollegiate at Sleepy Hole Golf Course in Suffolk, Va., the Royals shaved 10 strokes off their team score and jumped ODAC rival Roanoke on the leaderboard.
The Eastern Mennonite cross country teams ran through the mud today at the Gettysburg Invitational. This meet marked the first truly chilly weather of the season, as well as the first race in which the runners were set loose to run as hard as they could.
EMU’s field hockey women started off Homecoming Weekend with a tight non-conference game against St. Mary’s Friday night. Despite winning the second half, the Royals couldn’t make up the halftime deficit in taking a 2-1 loss.
Joshua Chiquillo broke through in a big way last week, netting his first career hat trick and leading EMU's soccer men to a 3-0 week. Today, the Old Dominion Athletic Conference recognized his clutch performances by naming him the ODAC Player of the Week.