2016 EMU Field Hockey 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 Hires Kisner As Field Hockey Coach
    May 04, 2017
    Eastern Mennonite University has announced the hiring of Ashley Kisner as the new Head Field Hockey Coach. She was an assistant coach this past year at Williams College.
  • Royals Honored For Academic Work
    March 15, 2017
    The Eastern Mennonite University field hockey team has been given the National Academic Team Award by the NFHCA. The award recognizes the team GPA from the fall semester of the 2016-17 academic year.
  • Jackson Resigns As EMU Field Hockey Coach
    February 06, 2017
    Eastern Mennonite University has announced the resignation of head field hockey coach E.A. Jackson. She has accepted a position as the head coach at D-I Towson University. Jackson’s last day at EMU will be Feb. 14.
  • Augsburger Named All-State First Team
    December 12, 2016
    Field hockey’s Emily Augsburger has been named one of the best defenders in the state, landing on the All-State First Team. She was an All-State Second Team member last year in an award voted upon by the Virginia Sports Information Directors.
  • Royals Put Four On All-ODAC Teams
    November 08, 2016
    Fresh off their most wins in five years, EMU’s field hockey women were well represented on the All-ODAC Teams announced by the conference today. Two Royals earned an honor for the second straight year, while two others claimed their first award.
  • Royals Put Pressure On Hornets In Season Finale
    October 29, 2016
    The future looks bright for the field hockey women. Despite knowing they were out of the playoff picture going into Saturday’s season finale against Lynchburg, the Royals played one of their better games of the year.
  • Overtime Score Gives Women Second Win In Two Days
    October 26, 2016
    Despite playing their second game in less than 30 hours, EMU’s field hockey women had the legs in overtime to pull out a 3-2 win over Randolph-Macon Wednesday night at home. Emily Augsburger slammed in the unselfish pass from Madeline Mast to win it just 2:54 into extra time, giving the Royals their second straight ODAC victory.
  • Field Hockey Women Earn First Conference Victory
    October 25, 2016
    The Eastern Mennonite field hockey team picked up their first ODAC win Tuesday afternoon with a convincing 7-0 road shutout of Sweet Briar College. The Royals put 31 shots on goal while not allowing one attempt from the Vixens.
  • Second-Place W&L Marches Past Royals In Field Hockey Action
    October 22, 2016
    The field hockey women succumbed to high-powered Washington and Lee Saturday afternoon in Lexington, Va. Taylor Hensley mustered Eastern Mennonite’s only goal in a 6-1 ODAC loss.
  • Royals Athlete Of The Week: Hannah Daley
    October 21, 2016
    Versatility has been one of Hannah Daley's main attributes for the field hockey team, and that was never more evident than on her own Senior Recognition Day.
  • Royals Play Well In 3-2 Home Loss To Bridgewater
    October 19, 2016
    While most games are defined by a “win” or “loss,” EMU’s field hockey women can mark Wednesday’s 3-2 loss to Bridgewater down under the “played one of the best games of the year” category. The Royals came back from two different deficits in the game before finally dropping the tight decision to last year’s ODAC champions.
  • Royals Explode In Second Half With Six-Goal Outburst
    October 17, 2016
    A second-half outburst gave EMU’s field hockey women control in a 6-2 win over Transylvania University on Monday, snapping a three-game losing skid. The Royals (5-7) trailed 1-0 at halftime before rallying for the huge second half.
  • Second-Half Lapse Negates Great Effort By Royals
    October 15, 2016
    The Royals played some of their best hockey of the year in the first half of Saturday’s game against Virginia Wesleyan. But it was a six-minute spell in the second which did them in as the Marlins handed EMU a critical 3-2 ODAC loss.
  • Hall Of Honor Inductions Highlight Homecoming Weekend
    October 13, 2016
    Eastern Mennonite University is gearing up for Homecoming this weekend and it looks the weather will be great this year. The Athletic Department is contributing its fair share to the activities in 2016, including a number of sporting events, a pair of Hall of Honor inductees, and the annual Paul R. Yoder, Sr., Golf Classic.
  • Field Hockey Game At Sweet Briar Postponed
    October 08, 2016
    Because of Saturday's spinoff rains from Hurricane Matthew, the EMU field hockey game at Sweet Briar College has been postponed. The teams are still finalizing plans for a rescheduled date for the ODAC contest.
  • Women Still Looking For First ODAC Win
    October 01, 2016
    EMU’s field hockey team was felled 6-1 by the ODAC’s surprise team, Roanoke College, Saturday afternoon in Salem, Va. The Royals fall to 4-6 with their second straight loss, both in conference play.
  • Royals Athlete Of The Week: Emily Price
    September 29, 2016
    After going to homeschool and playing only travel ball, field hockey freshman Emily Price has made a successful transition to collegiate field hockey and studying in a classroom.
  • SU Stings Field Hockey Women 4-1 In Winchester
    September 28, 2016
    A second-half goal from Taylor Hensley wasn’t enough for EMU as their offense sputtered in a 4-1 loss at Shenandoah Wednesday afternoon. The field hockey women slide to 4-5 overall with the defeat in their ODAC opener.
  • Price And Royals Roll Over Visiting Gators, 9-1
    September 25, 2016
    Freshman Emily Price caged a hat trick to highlight an all-around team effort as EMU rolled over Notre Dame (Md.) in field hockey action Sunday in Harrisonburg. The 9-1 win over the Gators bumps Eastern Mennonite’s record to 4-4 as they prepare for ODAC play.
  • Field Hockey Women Fall In Back-And-Forth Contest
    September 18, 2016
    EMU’s field hockey women came up short in a game against Concordia (Wisc.) Sunday afternoon on a neutral field in Granville, Ohio. Eastern Mennonite scored first, but the Falcons came back to earn the first win in their program’s history at 4-2.
  • First-Half Flurry Knocks Out Field Hockey Women
    September 16, 2016
    It’s been feast or famine for Eastern Mennonite’s field hockey team. After Friday afternoon’s 5-0 loss at Denison, the Royals stand with a record of 3-3, but an average margin of 4.5 goals per game. Unfortunately for the women, the margin came up famine against the Big Red.
  • Second Straight Shutout Gives Royals Wilson Invite Title
    September 10, 2016
    EMU’s field hockey women had a balanced effort in a thorough 6-0 romp over Bryn Mawr College Saturday afternoon in Chambersburg, Pa. Combined with Friday’s 3-0 decision against host Wilson, Eastern Mennonite won the 2016 Wilson College Invitational.
  • Royals Control Wilson In 3-0 Shutout
    September 09, 2016
    A strong start was enough to propel EMU’s field hockey women to victory Friday night, as they picked up a 3-0 shutout at Wilson College in Chambersburg, Pa. Now 2-2 on the season, the Royals will also play Bryn Mawr on Saturday as part of the Wilson College Invitational.
  • Women Felled By Nationally-Ranked Mary Washington
    September 07, 2016
    The upstart Royals ran into a steam train Wednesday afternoon, falling at No. 12 Mary Washington by a final of 7-0. EMU field hockey coach E.A. Jackson’s alma mater didn’t cut her team any slack, dropping Eastern Mennonite to 1-2 on the year.
  • Royals Earn Dramatic 2-OT Win Over Ferrum, 2-1
    September 04, 2016
    Freshman Courtney Ray scored a memorable first goal, converting a penalty stroke 1:46 into the second overtime to give EMU a 2-1 win over Ferrum on Sunday.
  • Field Hockey Women Drop Season Opener To York
    September 03, 2016
    Visiting York (Pa.) College took down the field hockey women Saturday afternoon in the season opener for EMU. The talented Spartans built up a big lead and took a 6-1 final.
  • SEASON PREVIEW: Ready To Shake It Up
    August 23, 2016
    EMU field hockey coach E.A. Jackson doesn’t try to sugar-coat the 2015 season. “Last year was a rebuilding year,” she said. But this year the Royals are ready to shake things up in the ODAC.
  • Field Hockey Gets Well-Tailored Schedule
    August 02, 2016
    A good mix. That term paints a good picture of the 2016 Eastern Mennonite University field hockey schedule.