2017 EMU Men's Soccer News

  • VaSID Puts Boamah And Shafer On All-State First Team
    December 14, 2017
    EMU’s soccer men have placed two players on the Virginia Sports Information Directors All-State First Team, Emmanuel Boamah and David Shafer.
  • Boamah Voted First EMU All-Region Player In Eight Years
    November 29, 2017
    EMU men’s soccer player Emmanuel Boamah has been named to the United Soccer Coaches All-South Atlantic Region Second Team.
  • Boamah, Shafer And Luna Named All-ODAC
    November 09, 2017
    Defender Emmanuel Boamah, midfielder David Shafer and forward Juan Luna have each been voted to an All-ODAC Team
  • Hornets Take Down EMU Men In ODAC Quarterfinals
    October 28, 2017
    The Eastern Mennonite University men’s soccer team was unable to gain momentum at top-seeded Lynchburg College in the quarterfinals of the ODAC Tournament, as the Hornets ended the soccer men’s season with a 2-0 decision.
  • Royals Beat One Hornet Team, Draw Another In ODAC Tournament
    October 24, 2017
    The soccer men did their part to get into the ODAC Tournament, they just had to sweat out the late games.
  • Roanoke Squeaks Past Soccer Men, 1-0
    October 21, 2017
    The Royals locked up with Roanoke College Saturday night on Senior Recognition. Despite a solid effort against the ODAC’s second-place team, a lone goal made the difference in a 1-0 loss.
  • Royals Overcome 3-Goal Deficit In 2-OT Win
    October 18, 2017
    What seemed like a game that was put out of reach for the Royals eventually shifted gears, as EMU recovered from an early 3-0 deficit. Junior defender Emmanuel Boamah provided both the equalizer and the game-winner for the Royals in Wednesday afternoon’s match.
  • EMU's Homecoming Ends With Deflating Loss In OT
    October 14, 2017
    The Royals got a distasteful ending to their Centennial Homecoming Saturday, as visiting Randolph-Macon grabbed a 2-1 win from the soccer men in overtime. It was the second straight 2-1 OT loss for Eastern Mennonite.
  • Royals Athlete Of The Week: David Shafer
    October 12, 2017
    Men's soccer transfer David Shafer is starting to settle into his new team at just the right time.
  • Corner Kicks Doom Royals In Overtime Loss
    October 11, 2017
    For 87 minutes, it looked like EMU’s soccer men would get their break-through win against a team picked as the ODAC’s preseason favorite. But Washington and Lee used a pair of goals off corner kicks to steal a 2-1 decision in overtime, leaving Eastern Mennonite with a heart-breaking loss.
  • Soccer Men Announce ID Weekend For Nov. 11
    October 10, 2017
    EMU men's soccer coach Roger Mast has announced a ID Weekend for Saturday, November 11.
  • Shafer Named ODAC Soccer Player Of The Week
    October 09, 2017
    David Shafer was a driving force in EMU's 12-goal week and today he was named the ODAC Player of the Week.
  • EMU Men Unleash 6-Goal Attack For Second Straight Game
    October 07, 2017
    The Eastern Mennonite men’s soccer team is on a roll, scoring six goals for the second consecutive game. Saturday night, they did the trick on the road, bowling over host Guilford College, 6-2.
  • Royals Fire Barrage Of Goals In 6-0 Win Over Emory & Henry
    October 03, 2017
    Juan Luna broke a scoreless tie in the 68th minute before his teammates blew open a 6-0 ODAC win over visiting Emory & Henry. Six different Royals scored as EMU’s soccer men earned their first league win of the season and improved to 7-3 overall.
  • Lynchburg Scores Early And Takes Down Royals
    September 30, 2017
    An early deficit stung EMU’s soccer men in a 4-0 road loss at Lynchburg College Saturday night. The Royals are now 6-3 overall after dropping their first two ODAC contests of the season.
  • EMU Men's Six-Game Winning Streak Snapped At Randolph
    September 23, 2017
    Despite scoring first, the soccer men’s six-game winning streak came to an abrupt end Saturday afternoon in a 4-2 loss at Randolph College in Lynchburg. It was the ODAC opener for both teams.
  • Royals Spread The Love In 5-1 Road Win
    September 20, 2017
    Utilizing healthy doses of their bench, the Royals had no problem in blowing past host Gallaudet, picking up a 5-1 win in Washington, DC. Eastern Mennonite’s soccer men improve to 6-1 with their sixth straight win as they wrap up non-conference play.
  • Obour Named ODAC Player Of The Week
    September 18, 2017
    For the second time in a row, an EMU player has been named the ODAC Player of the Week. Daniel Obour earned the award this week after spurring the Royals to two more wins, giving them a five-game winning streak.
  • Win Streak Up To Five After 3-2 Win At Albright
    September 16, 2017
    EMU's soccer men out-dueled host Albright in a high-scoring affair Saturday afternoon, holding on to a 3-2 win. The Royals extend their winning streak to five straight, now standing with a record of 5-1 as they prepare for their final non-conference game Wednesday at Gallaudet.
  • Royals Athlete Of The Week: Dave Drafton
    September 14, 2017
    Utilizing his speed on the wing, midfielder Dave Drafton is one of the reasons why the men's soccer team is off to a 4-1 start.
  • Obour Supplies Fireworks In 2-1 OT Win Over Ferrum
    September 12, 2017
    Midfielder Daniel Obour had an assist and goal, including the game-winner with 1:53 left in overtime, to give EMU’s soccer men a 2-1 win over visiting Ferrum College. It was the Royals’ third straight 2-1 victory, including two in OT, as they push their winning streak to four games.
  • ODAC Names Drafton Player Of The Week
    September 11, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has named midfielder Dave Drafton the men's soccer Player of the Week.
  • Luna And Shafer Score As Royals Win In Front Of Home Crowd
    September 09, 2017
    Playing in front of the home fans for the first time this season, EMU’s soccer men did not disappoint in an exciting 2-1 win over William Peace Saturday night in Harrisonburg. Eastern Mennonite took a 2-0 lead before holding off the charging Pacers.
  • Drafton Hits Game-Winner Late In 2-1 OT Win
    September 06, 2017
    Dave Drafton scored with 1:55 left in overtime to give EMU’s soccer men an intense 2-1 win at Wesley College in Dover, Del., Wednesday night.
  • Soccer Men Dominate Second Half In 2-0 Win
    September 02, 2017
    Just 18 hours removed from a tough loss to Maryville, EMU’s soccer men leaned on their early-season stamina to score a pair of second-half goals to roll over Covenant College, 2-0.
  • Rain And Second-Half Goals Wash Out Royals
    September 01, 2017
    On a day lacking in normalcy, EMU’s soccer men ended up on the short end of a 2-0 decision in their season opener against Maryville College.
  • SEASON PREVIEW: Men's Soccer Returns Firepower
    August 30, 2017
    A year after taking a young team to a sixth-place finish in the ODAC, EMU men’s soccer coach Roger Mast has an experienced group of talented players ready to make some noise.
  • Soccer Men Picked Eighth In ODAC Poll
    August 17, 2017
    The ODAC men’s soccer standings are always tight, and this year’s preseason poll reflects that. A number of positions in the voting came down to a slim margin of points, including EMU’s men, who are eighth in the poll.
  • Men's Soccer To Start Year In Tennessee
    June 26, 2017
    EMU men's soccer coach Roger Mast has announced his team's 16-game schedule for the upcoming 2017 season. The Royals open the year Sept. 1 at Maryville College.