2017 EMU Women's Volleyball News

  • EMU Puts Six On VaSID Academic All-State Team
    August 05, 2018
    Six EMU student-athletes have been named to the Academic-All State Team by the Virginia Sports Information Directors.
  • Volleyball Women Earn Team Academic Award
    July 16, 2018
    The EMU women's volleyball team was one of 173 NCAA D-III and a record 973 overall to earn the AVCA Team Academic Award. 
  • Yoder Earns Academic All-District Award
    November 16, 2017
    Women's volleyball player Maria Yoder was named to the District 5 Academic All-District Team, as voted on by CoSIDA.
  • Royals Athlete Of The Week: Women's Volleyball
    November 06, 2017
    In an exciting end-of-season twist, EMU’s women’s volleyball team made it back into the ODAC Tournament after a ten-year hiatus.
  • Royals Complete Big Season In ODAC Tournament
    November 01, 2017
    A successful year ended Wednesday night, as Eastern Mennonite was tagged with a loss to top-seeded Randolph-Macon College in the quarterfinals of the ODAC Women’s Volleyball Tournament.
  • Royals Finally Back Into ODAC Tournament Despite Loss To Eagles
    October 27, 2017
    Despite a loss at Bridgewater to end the regular season, EMU’s volleyball women learned later Friday night that they had earned their first ODAC Tournament berth since 2007.
  • Royals Take Another 3-0 Win In Home Finale
    October 26, 2017
    EMU earned their third straight sweep Thursday night in Harrisonburg, rolling over Mary Baldwin in their home finale.
  • Royals Sweep Randolph And Dickinson On Senior Day
    October 21, 2017
    EMU’s volleyball women picked up a pair of hard earned sweeps at home on Saturday, including a crucial ODAC win over Randolph College. The Royals improved to 10-15, earning their second straight season with double-digit wins.
  • Volleyball Women Push Another Top ODAC Team
    October 20, 2017
    Even with a loss to visiting Lynchburg College, EMU’s volleyball women proved they could be a pesky team even when not hitting well.
  • Women Take Five-Set Setback At Shenandoah
    October 18, 2017
    EMU’s volleyball women suffered a tough loss on the road Wednesday night, falling at Shenandoah 3-2 in ODAC action. The Royals led 2-1 before letting SU take the final two sets.
  • Royals Hit Past Ferrum At Home, 3-1
    October 12, 2017
    In volleyball, you can’t win if you don’t hit well. EMU proved that in Thursday night’s 3-1 victory over Ferrum, as well as the opposite adage that when you hit well, you tend to win.
  • Royals Pick Up 3-1 Win At St. Mary's
    October 08, 2017
    EMU’s volleyball women showed a consistent attack in Sunday’s match at St. Mary’s (Md.), and the offensive effort turned into a 3-1 road win.
  • Royals Split Tri-Match At LBC
    October 07, 2017
    Eastern Mennonite came away with a split at a tri-match hosted by Lancaster Bible College on Saturday. With a win over Wilson College, the Royals improve to 6-13 on the season. They stay out of conference play tomorrow, playing a noon match at St. Mary’s (Md.)
  • Royals Athlete Of The Week: Skyler Johnson
    October 06, 2017
    Only in her second year playing as her team's libero, Skyler Johnson is making a huge impact on the Royals' overall game.
  • Upset Bid Comes Up Just Short
    October 04, 2017
    There were times when it looked like the EMU volleyball women looked ready for their biggest ODAC win of the decade. At other times, their mistakes held them back. In the end, the miscues were just too many as the Royals dropped a tough, although exciting, 3-2 home loss to Virginia Wesleyan.
  • Guilford Serves Past EMU Volleyball Women
    September 30, 2017
    A day after a come-from-behind win over North Carolina Wesleyan, the Royals could not manage another one. Visiting Guilford College set the tone early and took a 3-0 ODAC decision from EMU Saturday in Harrisonburg, dropping the women to 5-11 overall and 2-4 in the ODAC.
  • Royals Come From Behind To Control Battling Bishops
    September 29, 2017
    After a rough first set, EMU’s volleyball women took off in a 3-1 non-conference win over visiting North Carolina Wesleyan Friday night in Harrisonburg. The Royals hit .256 over the final three sets as they dominated play to improve to 5-10 on the season.
  • Volleyball Women Earn Big Road Win At EHC, 3-1
    September 27, 2017
    With a flair for the dramatic, EMU's women picked up an impressive ODAC road win Wednesday night, toppling Emory & Henry by a final of 3-1. The Royals push into a three-way tie for seventh in the ODAC standings with a record of 2-3.
  • Royals Athlete Of The Week: Jasmine Johnson
    September 21, 2017
    Senior Jasmine Johnson made her mark in the record books this week.
  • Royals Stung By Preseason Favorites
    September 21, 2017
    EMU’s volleyball women have had a tough slate of opponents to open the 2017 season. Thursday night in Harrisonburg it was ODAC preseason favorite Randolph-Macon. The Royals played well at times, pushing R-MC in the second set especially, before eventually dropping a 3-0 decision.
  • Big Comeback Stopped Just Short In Five-Set Loss At Roanoke
    September 16, 2017
    A dramatic comeback came up just short on Saturday when EMU’s volleyball women dropped a 3-2 decision at Roanoke College. After dropping the first two sets, the Royals nearly upset a team picked No. 6 in the ODAC Preseason Poll, even leading early in the fifth set. EMU slips to 1-2 in the conference.
  • Royals Cruise To First ODAC Win Of Season
    September 15, 2017
    Eastern Mennonite picked up their first ODAC win of the season in convincing form, sweeping Hollins on the road Friday night. The Royals grabbed control late in the first set and never let it go in improving to 3-8 overall and 1-1 in ODAC play.
  • Generals Roll By EMU Volleyball Women
    September 12, 2017
    EMU drew a tall straw in their ODAC opener Tuesday night, playing a road match at powerful Washington and Lee. The Generals were as commanding as advertised, sweeping to a 3-0 decision in women’s volleyball action.
  • Volleyball Women Run Into Stiff Competition In Ohio
    September 09, 2017
    EMU’s volleyball women ran into a pair of powerhouse programs on the final day of the Marcia French Invitational, dropping both matches to finish up their play in northeast Ohio.
  • Royals Serve Well In Day One Of Invite
    September 08, 2017
    The EMU women’s volleyball team travelled to Ohio for the first time in a number of years on Friday, playing at the 19th Annual Marcia French Memorial Invitational. The Royals could not pick up a victory on day one of the invite, however, and will look for a “W” on Saturday at the event.
  • Southern Virginia Tames Royals In Buena Vista
    September 05, 2017
    EMU’s volleyball women struggled to get their attack in gear Tuesday night at Southern Virginia, resulting in a 3-0 loss to the Knights.
  • EMU Earns Impressive Win And Breaks Record
    September 02, 2017
    After two quality losses on Friday, the Royals stepped up their defense and serving to earn a pair of wins at day two of the EMU Invitational. After an impressive win over a good Methodist team to the start the day, EMU rolled over Mary Baldwin to even their season record at 2-2.
  • Tough Opponents Hand Volleyball Women Losses
    September 01, 2017
    EMU’s volleyball women had a tall task to open the 2017 season, taking on Catholic and Salem on day one of the EMU Invitational. The Royals dropped both contests to the talented opponents, and will look for their first win on Saturday when the invite wraps up.
  • SEASON PREVIEW: Senior Leadership Paves The Way For Young Talent
    August 28, 2017
    The Eastern Mennonite University women’s volleyball team enters the 2017 season coming off a 10-win finish last fall, which tied for most wins since 2009. In her third season as head coach, Carrie Bert is looking to take the momentum from preseason into a successful 2017 campaign.
  • Volleyball Women Ready To Move Up From Preseason Pick
    August 14, 2017
    EMU's volleyball women return a lot of experience from last year's team, which should help them move up from where they were picked in the 2017 ODAC Preseason Poll.
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