2019 EMU Men's Volleyball News

  • EMU Puts Six On VaSID Academic All-State Team
    July 12, 2019
    Six EMU student-athletes have been named to the Academic-All State Team by the Virginia Sports Information Directors.
  • Royals Put Four On CVC All-Academic Team
    June 26, 2019
    Four Eastern Mennonite University men's volleyball players earned a spot on this year's Continental Volleyball Conference All-Academic Team.
  • Ocampo And Yoder Earn President's Awards At Honors Banquet
    May 09, 2019
    Seniors R.J. Ocampo and Maria Yoder won the President’s Awards at the recent EMU Athletic Honors Banquet.
  • Abele Named All-CVC Second Team
    April 10, 2019
    Men's volleyball senior Travis Abele has wrapped up his collegiate career in style, earning All-CVC Second Team honors.
  • Volleyball Men Fall In Five On Senior Day
    March 30, 2019
    The Royals showed their season-long growth in Saturday’s finale against Rutgers-Newark, but just missed upsetting Rutgers-Newark in a 3-2 CVC loss.
  • No. 3 Kean Rolls Royals In CVC Battle
    March 29, 2019
    EMU’s volleyball men met up with No. 3 Kean University Friday night, and even the home crowd could not help them past the ranked Cougars.
  • Royals Athlete Of The Week: Hunter Taylor
    March 28, 2019
    During his recent 11-month break from volleyball, senior Hunter Taylor wasn’t sure if he was going to come back to play his last season at EMU.
  • EMU Takes First Meeting Between New Rivals
    March 20, 2019
    If Wednesday night was any indication, the instant rivalry between EMU and Randolph-Macon in men’s volleyball is all that it’s cracked up to be. And more.
  • Volleyball Men Drop Two At New Paltz Tri-Match
    March 16, 2019
    In their final road matches of the year, EMU volleyball men ran into some tough competition at a tri-match in New Paltz, N.Y. The Royals played well at times, but still came home with a pair of losses.
  • Royals Athlete Of The Week: Austin Tomlin
    March 14, 2019
    "I knew that I wanted to be the libero for the EMU men’s volleyball team," said senior Austin Tomlin. "From the moment I started volleyball that was my end goal."
  • Abele Named CVC Player Of The Week
    March 11, 2019
    For the second time in his career, EMU's Travis Abele has been named the CVC Player of the Week.
  • Eastern Mennonite Tripped Up By Wittenberg
    March 04, 2019
    EMU’s volleyball men wrapped up their early-Spring Break homestand with a Monday afternoon match against Wittenberg. The Royals played well at different points, but couldn’t keep momentum going in a 3-0 loss.
  • Royals Roll To Second Straight CVC Win
    March 02, 2019
    EMU’s volleyball men made it two in a row Saturday morning, sweeping past Neumann in CVC action. It was the Royals’ second conference win in less than 17 hours after beating Cairn Friday night in another 3-0 win.
  • Volleyball Men Hit Past Cairn In CVC Sweep
    March 01, 2019
    The Royals got 11 kills from Hunter Taylor and nine more from Travis Abele as they rolled over Cairn for a 3-0 CVC win Friday night in Harrisonburg.
  • Marymount Takes CVC Decision From EMU
    February 27, 2019
    After a weekend out of the conference, the Royals stepped up to CVC play Wednesday night at Marymount. The Saints sent EMU home with a 3-0 loss.
  • Young Royals Still Looking For Breakthrough Win
    February 23, 2019
    EMU’s volleyball men continue to improve, showing bright flashes against even nationally ranked teams. Despite the improved play, the Royals still were saddled with a pair of losses in Saturday’s tri-match in Yoder Arena as they continue to look for a breakthrough win.
  • Volleyball Men Take A Set From No. 14 Juniata
    February 16, 2019
    Playing their seventh nationally ranked opponent just 12 games into the season, EMU’s young volleyball men showed improvement in a 3-1 loss at No. 14 Juniata College Saturday night.
  • Blue Jays Steal CVC Match From EMU
    February 15, 2019
    Eastern Mennonite's volleyball men let one get away Friday night, falling 3-2 at Elizabethtown College.
  • Royals Athlete Of The Week: Travis Abele
    February 14, 2019
    “I’ve accepted that kind of my legacy of this season being development for younger kids, leaving a good footprint and a good culture for our program moving forward,” said Travis Abele.
  • EMU Volleyball Men Play Well Against Another Ranked Opponent
    February 12, 2019
    EMU’s volleyball men put up a solid fight against No. 11 Southern Virginia Tuesday night in Harrisonburg. The visiting Knights had too much firepower, however, taking home a 3-0 sweep.
  • Royals Roll Over Immaculata For CVC Win
    February 09, 2019
    Back-to-back blocks from freshman Jacob Durren kicked EMU into high gear, triggering a 3-0 road win for the Royals volleyball men.
  • Royals Open Conference Play With Loss
    February 08, 2019
    The EMU volleyball men opened up conference play on the road at Ramapo Friday night and fell in four sets.
  • Volleyball Men Dropped By Two Top-5 Teams
    February 02, 2019
    EMU’s volleyball men made final preparations for the Continental Volleyball Conference schedule, hosting two top-5 opponents on Saturday. The Royals dropped both, but after completing five of their seven early season matches against nationally ranked teams, the men are ready for their CVC road swing next weekend.
  • Elmira And Arcadia Give Royals The Slip
    January 27, 2019
    A dramatic effort against Elmira wasn’t enough to get EMU’s volleyball men their first win of the season, as the Royals dropped a five-setter as part of day two at the Arcadia Classic in Glenside, Pa. The men also lost to the host school to finish up play.
  • John Jay Sneaks Past EMU Volleyball Men
    January 26, 2019
    The Royals dropped a close three-setter to John Joy on day one on the Arcadia Classic, leaving the men still sniffing for their first win of the year when they get Elmira and No. 12 Arcadia on Sunday.
  • Ranked Elms Slides Past EMU In 2019 Opener
    January 19, 2019
    Despite not earning a win, EMU’s young volleyball men gave a good showing against a nationally ranked Elms College team on Saturday in Harrisonburg. Returning just two of seven starters from 2018, the Royals made some runs against an Elms team that advanced to last year’s NCAA Tournament.
  • Royals Adjust Schedule For Saturday's Season Opener
    January 18, 2019
    Due to weather concerns, the format of the EMU men's volleyball season opener has changed, with the Royals now hosting a doubleheader against Elms College on Saturday.
  • EMU Starts Rowdy Royals Games
    January 15, 2019
    Wednesday marks the start of another new era for the Royals, as EMU will hold its first ever Rowdy Royals Game.
  • SEASON PREVIEW: Keeping The Bar High
    January 11, 2019
    Coming off two of the best seasons in program history, there are a handful of unknowns for the EMU men’s volleyball team.
  • Volleyball Men Picked No. 5 In CVC Poll
    January 09, 2019
    The EMU volleyball men have been picked to finish in the upper half of the loaded Continental Volleyball Conference, coming in at No. 5 in the preseason poll.