2019 EMU Women's Volleyball News

  • Royals Earn AVCA Team Academic Award
    July 21, 2020
    For the third straight year, the EMU women's volleyball team has earned the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2019-20 season.
  • EMU Announces Steinbrecher As Women’s Volleyball Coach
    March 06, 2020
    Eastern Mennonite University has announced the hiring of Casey Steinbrecher as the Head Women’s Volleyball Coach.
  • Bert Resigns As EMU Women’s Volleyball Coach
    January 24, 2020
    EMU has announced the resignation of Women’s Volleyball Coach Carrie Bert. She recently completed her fifth season as head coach of the EMU program after five seasons as an assistant coach.
  • Royals Athlete of the Week: Ginny Sorrell
    November 05, 2019
    A big reason for EMU's best season in 18 years was one of the shortest Royals.
  • Volleyball Women Finish Best Season Since 2001
    November 02, 2019
    The EMU volleyball women wrapped up the 2019 season with a close loss to Marymount on Saturday. Despite the decision, the Royals (13-13) finished with the most wins of any Eastern Mennonite team since 2001, and also claimed the first .500 season since 2001.
  • Royals Hit Past Mount Aloysius To Clinch .500 Season
    October 30, 2019
    It was a fitting home finale for the Eastern Mennonite University volleyball women, a 3-1 win over Mount Aloysius.
  • Royals Athlete of the Week: Meredith Stinnette
    October 29, 2019
    Senior women’s volleyball player Meredith Stinnette has come up big when the Royals needed her.
  • Win Over Goucher Pushes EMU Women Back To .500
    October 25, 2019
    The Eastern Mennonite University volleyball women shook off a slow start to grit out a 3-1 win over visiting Goucher Friday night in Harrisonburg.
  • Royals Wrap Up ODAC Play With Loss To W&L
    October 22, 2019
    The Eastern Mennonite Volleyball women were simply out-hit by visiting Washington and Lee Tuesday night, dropping their final ODAC contest of the year.
  • Volleyball Women Nearly Upset Quakers
    October 19, 2019
    The Royals nearly pulled off a major women’s volleyball upset Saturday on a neutral court, eventually dropping a 3-2 decision to Guilford College.
  • Royals Earn Comeback Five-Set Win At Randolph
    October 18, 2019
    The EMU volleyball women completed a dramatic comeback Friday night, winning the final three sets in a key ODAC road victory over Randolph College, 3-2.
  • Royals Sweep Ferrum For Double Digit Wins
    October 15, 2019
    It started with one of EMU’s season high nine blocks and ended with a big kill from Hannah Johnson – the Royals’ 10th win of the season.
  • Royals Show Strength In Hostile Environment
    October 10, 2019
    The Royals certainly had their moments in a tough setting against a talented opponent, but host Southern Virginia held on to hand EMU a 3-1 defeat.
  • ODAC-Leading Eagles Hit Past EMU
    October 09, 2019
    The Royals never backed down against powerful Bridgewater Wednesday night in Yoder Arena. In the end, however, the Eagles simply had too much firepower in pushing past the Eastern Mennonite volleyball women, 3-0.
  • Volleyball Women Earn Senior Day Win
    October 05, 2019
    It was a Senior Day sweep for the EMU volleyball women on Saturday, running a 3-0 win over Shenandoah. The Royals improve to 9-8 overall and 2-5 in the ODAC as they snap a four-match losing skid.
  • Royals Stung By EHC In Key ODAC Road Match
    October 03, 2019
    Despite handling a long mid-week road trip well, the Eastern Mennonite University volleyball women dropped a crucial ODAC match at Emory & Henry Wednesday night, 3-1.
  • Defense Not Enough In ODAC Tri-Match
    September 28, 2019
    EMU’s volleyball women played an ODAC Tri-Match on Saturday and took a pair of 3-0 loses from Lynchburg and the host, Roanoke.
  • R-MC Stings Royals In Volleyball Sweep
    September 24, 2019
    EMU’s volleyball women were strong off the bus in Tuesday’s road match at powerful Randolph-Macon, but the Yellow Jacket slowly took over in a 3-0 decision.
  • Women Top Lions To Equal 2018 Win Total
    September 22, 2019
    EMU’s volleyball women split a tri-match at Penn State-Harrisburg on Sunday, finishing with a solid four-set win over the hosts.
  • Royals Athlete Of The Week: Hannah Johnson
    September 20, 2019
    Hannah Johnson trained hard over the summer and now has her team off to their best start in at least 20 years,
  • Marlins Run By EMU Volleyball Women
    September 18, 2019
    After a quick start, the Royals succumbed to visiting Virginia Wesleyan Wednesday night, dropping an ODAC sweep in women’s volleyball action.
  • Royals Serve Past Mary Baldwin For 7-2 Start
    September 12, 2019
    Led by 14 service aces, the Eastern Mennonite University volleyball women rolled over Mary Baldwin Thursday night by a final of 3-1. Now 7-2 on the year, EMU is off to their best start this millennium.
  • Royals Start ODAC Season With Road Win
    September 10, 2019
    After dropping the first set, the Royals regrouped and won three straight to earn a come-from-behind 3-1 win at Hollins Tuesday night.
  • Royals Sweep Two Matches On Saturday
    September 07, 2019
    Two matches. Two sweeps. EMU’s volleyball women hosted a tri-match on Saturday and took a pair of 3-0 wins from their visitors, Hood and Lancaster Bible, to improve to 5-2.
  • Serving Key In 3-1 Loss To St. Mary's
    September 04, 2019
    For a set and a half, the Royals had their swag. But some tough serving midway through the second set changed the momentum of the game, as the EMU volleyball women suffered a 3-1 loss to St. Mary’s at home Wednesday night.
  • Women Use Two Wins For 3-1 Start
    August 31, 2019
    Versatility looked like confidence this weekend as the Royals picked up two more wins at the Route 42 Classic in Yoder Arena. Brandishing a flexible lineup, EMU’s volleyball women improved to 3-1 to start the season, their best start since a similar effort in 2016.
  • Volleyball Women Hit Well At Route 42 Classic
    August 30, 2019
    EMU’s volleyball women had an impressive start to the year, going 1-1 on day one of the Route 42 Classic. The Royals took apart an over-matched Delaware Valley team, before nearly upsetting a quality Meredith squad that went to the NCAA Tournament in 2018.
  • ODAC Coaches Vote EMU 9th In Poll
    August 21, 2019
    A season after catching a few bad breaks, the EMU volleyball women were picked ninth out of the 13 schools in the 2019 Old Dominion Athletic Conference Preseason Poll.
  • SEASON PREVIEW: Creativity A Focal Point For Volleyball Women
    August 14, 2019
    Using experience to anchor the back row and fill in gaps in the attack, EMU's volleyball women look for a return to the ODAC Tournament.
  • Royals To Enjoy Yoder Arena In 2019
    July 02, 2019
    Fifth-year women's volleyball coach Carrie Bert has released the schedule for the upcoming 2019 season, and it is heavy on home matches early on.