2017 EMU Baseball News

  • EMU Puts Six On VaSID Academic All-State Team
    July 06, 2017
    Six EMU student-athletes have been named to the Academic All-State Team by the Virginia Sports Information Directors.
  • EMU Baseball Trio Named All-State
    June 20, 2017
    EMU’s baseball team tied a program record today as three players were named to the All-State Teams. The only other time Eastern Mennonite put three men on the two All-State Teams was 2015.
  • Baseball's Mathews And Hall Named All-Region
    May 23, 2017
    Kyle Mathews and Joe Hall earned spots on the two official All-South Region Teams, which were announced today. Mathews earned First Team honors in both official lists, while Hall landed on a First Team and a Second Team.
  • Baseball's Hall Named Academic All-District
    May 05, 2017
    Senior Joe Hall has been named to the District V Academic All-District Team, as voted on by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). He is now eligible for CoSIDA's Academic All-America voting.
  • Hall, Frazier And Mathews Earn ODAC Awards
    May 05, 2017
    EMU’s baseball men landed three players on the All-ODAC teams, which were released at the ODAC Tournament today, including picking up a major award.
  • Seniors Finish In Style With 6-3 Win At Lynchburg
    April 29, 2017
    Eastern Mennonite ended the season on a high note, getting 13 hits from their senior class and a brilliant pitching performance in a 6-3 nightcap win at Lynchburg College.
  • Royals Beat Bridgewater 7-4 For First Sweep In 49 Years
    April 28, 2017
    EMU scored first and never let go of the edge, beating Bridgewater 7-4 on Friday to earn their first-ever season sweep of their rivals. Damon Frazier pitched 7.2 solid innings while helping his team to a 3-0 lead with a run and RBI.
  • Royals Athlete Of The Week: Kyle Mathews
    April 27, 2017
    Senior baseball player Kyle Mathews is riding out on the waves of the biggest power surge of his career.
  • Baseball Game At Bridgewater Postponed To Friday
    April 23, 2017
    Monday's baseball game between Eastern Mennonite University and Bridgewater College has been postponed due to the rain that is expected to fall in the Shenandoah Valley. The game will now be played Friday at 4:00pm in Bridgewater.
  • Royals Score First Twice But Drop DH At Hampden-Sydney
    April 21, 2017
    EMU’s baseball men held leads early in each of their games at Hampden-Sydney today, only to be out-scored by the Tigers each time. The two ODAC losses knock Eastern Mennonite out of the race for an ODAC Tournament berth.
  • Baseball DH At Hampden-Sydney Moved To Friday
    April 20, 2017
    With rain forecasted this weekend, EMU's baseball doubleheader at Hampden-Sydney has been rescheduled from Saturday to this Friday. First pitch remains at noon for the key road games.
  • Baseball Men Score 10 Runs But Can’t Slow Down No. 1 Shenandoah
    April 19, 2017
    Senior Kyle Mathews hit two more homeruns, and his teammates got hits in bunches. In the end, however, EMU’s pitching staff couldn’t slow down Shenandoah in a 17-10 loss in Winchester, Va., on Wednesday.
  • Mathews' Two Homeruns Help Seniors Win Final Home Game
    April 17, 2017
    Playing in their final home game, EMU’s senior class was determined to go out with a win. The seniors either scored or drove in each of the Royals’ runs in a 9-5 win over Southern Virginia Monday in Harrisonburg.
  • Royals Athlete Of The Week: Joe Hall
    April 15, 2017
    Joe Hall won the ODAC Batting Title as a sophomore. He has his sites set on another as a senior.
  • Baseball Men Swat Ranked Randolph-Macon In ODAC Split
    April 15, 2017
    EMU’s baseball men nearly earned a sweep of nationally ranked Randolph-Macon on Saturday, instead settling for a split on Senior Recognition Day. The Royals won the opener in walk-off fashion before dropping the nightcap by a slim margin, out-hitting R-MC on the day.
  • Royals Score First And Power Past Hood, 14-6
    April 12, 2017
    A third straight offensive outburst powered EMU’s baseball men to a 14-6 win over Hood College Wednesday afternoon in Harrisonburg. Eastern Mennonite (15-15) tied their season high with 21 hits, including seven doubles.
  • Six-Run Seventh Pushes Royals Past SVU, 12-8
    April 11, 2017
    The Royals are proving they can deal with adversity. For the second straight day, EMU’s baseball men came from behind to earn a 12-8 win, this time at home against Southern Virginia University.
  • Royals Score Four Runs In 10th For 12-8 Win At Ferrum
    April 10, 2017
    In a wild game, EMU’s baseball men plated four runs in the 10th inning to grab a 12-8 win at USA South power Ferrum College. The Royals needed a run in the ninth to force an extra frame, where they grabbed the momentum to improve to 13-15 on the year.
  • EMU Splits Offensive DH With Guilford
    April 08, 2017
    The Royals won game one of an ODAC doubleheader with Guilford on Saturday, drawing a split against the Quakers. EMU moves to 12-15 on the season, including 3-9 in the ODAC. Eastern Mennonite enters a busy week, playing at Ferrum on Monday before hosting Southern Virginia and Hood on Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively.
  • Salladay Leads Charge As Royals Double Up BC, 10-5
    April 05, 2017
    Once they got things clicking, EMU’s baseball men were in control in Wednesday’s big 10-5 win over Bridgewater College. The Royals scored 10 of the final 11 runs in the game, picking up an impressive victory over their rivals while also snapping an eight-game losing streak.
  • Royals Give Up Lead Late In 10-8 Loss To Ferrum
    April 04, 2017
    EMU’s baseball nearly broke their skid in Tuesday’s game against USA South power Ferrum College, but a late-inning explosion doomed the Royals in a 10-8 loss at home.
  • Sunday's Baseball Game With Hood Postponed
    March 31, 2017
    Eastern Mennonite University has announced that Sunday's home baseball game against Hood College has been postponed. No makeup date has been decided, although the teams are hoping to reschedule.
  • Baseball Men Downed By Top-Ranked Shenandoah
    March 29, 2017
    The Royals ran into a powerful team on Wednesday in Harrisonburg, earning 10 hits but falling 10-3 to Shenandoah University in ODAC baseball action. Despite getting their hits off the conference’s best pitching staff, EMU falls to 10-13 overall and 1-8 in the ODAC.
  • Baseball Game Postponed To Wednesday
    March 28, 2017
    Because of rain in the Shenandoah Valley, the Eastern Mennonite University baseball game against No. 1 Shenandoah has been postponed to Wednesday. Start time remains at 3:00pm in Harrisonburg, just one day later than originally scheduled.
  • EMU Men Hit Four Homeruns In ODAC Twinbill At Emory & Henry
    March 25, 2017
    Despite an outburst of power, the Royals couldn’t buy a break in Saturday’s ODAC doubleheader at Emory & Henry, committing three errors in each game of a two-set loss. EMU slides to 10-12 overall and 1-7 in the ODAC with their sixth straight loss.
  • Cold Day Snowballs On EMU Men In Loss
    March 22, 2017
    For the second straight game on the second straight day, against the same opponent, EMU’s baseball team scored first. And for the second straight time, it did not matter, as Washington and Lee stormed back and handed the Royals a 15-4 loss in Harrisonburg on Wednesday.
  • Men Falter Late In Tough Loss At Washington And Lee
    March 21, 2017
    EMU’s baseball men came out on the short end of the stick in a wild affair at Washington and Lee Tuesday afternoon, losing 11-9. The Royals out-hit W&L and led by as many as five runs before dropping their third straight ODAC decision.
  • Royals Trumped By Roanoke In First Home ODAC Games
    March 18, 2017
    The day started so well before EMU’s baseball men dropped both sides of an ODAC doubleheader to visiting Roanoke College on Saturday. The Royals fall to 10-8 overall and 1-3 in the ODAC.
  • Snow Knocks Out Tuesday's EMU Baseball Game
    March 13, 2017
    Due to the forecasted snow, Eastern Mennonite University has postponed Tuesday's baseball game against Christopher Newport. The Royals were slated to host CNU. No makeup date has been announced.
  • Royals Down VWC 5-3 For Conference Split
    March 11, 2017
    A well-played second game, complete with a two-run ninth inning, gave EMU a split in their ODAC baseball opener at Virginia Wesleyan on Saturday. The Royals move to 10-6 on the season, including 1-1 in the conference.
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