General EMU Royals News

  • EMU Launches Redesigned Athletics Website
    October 17, 2017
    EMU Athletics welcomes you to the new EMUroyals.com website!
  • EMU's Centennial Homecoming Set For This Week
    October 10, 2017
    EMU is geared up for its Centennial Homecoming & Family Week, with this year’s festivities even more packed than usual as the institutional celebrates 100 years.
  • Growth Of Graduate Assistant Program Highlights Summer
    August 11, 2017
    Summer has brought a number of exciting changes to the EMU Athletic Department, including a handful of new faces and even some light construction to open up new office space.
  • EMU Places 14 On ODAC Sportsmanship Teams
    July 26, 2017
    The ODAC Office named 14 EMU student-athletes to the conference's Sportsmanship Teams, as announced on Wednesday.
  • EMU Ups ODAC All-Academic Team Representation To 92
    July 13, 2017
    EMU put 92 men and women on the ODAC All-Academic Team, which was released today. The total is 10 more than EMU earned last year and is one of the highest numbers in program history.
  • 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 Continues Tradition Of Senior Photos
    May 17, 2017
    For the second straight year, Eastern Mennonite University is finding a unique way to draw attention to their student-athletes.
  • Denlinger And Hardy Earn Presidents Awards At Honors Banquet
    May 12, 2017
    EMU held its Athletic Honors Banquet in a time of reflection and honoring the journeys of the Royals’ student-athletes. Seniors Tyler Denlinger and Becca Hardy won the President’s Awards,
  • 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.
  • EMU Puts 82 On ODAC All-Academic Team
    July 27, 2016
    Another successful year of competition has been matched with another successful year in the classroom for EMU’s student athletes. The Royals put 82 men and women on the annual Old Dominion Athletic Conference All-Academic Team.
  • Six Royals Earn Academic All-State Status
    July 25, 2016
    Six EMU student-athletes have been named to the Academic All-State Team by VaSID. A total of 234 student-athletes representing 41 colleges and universities in the state were recognized.
  • Photos Of Graduating Student-Athletes Fulfill D-III Philosophy
    May 23, 2016
    Royals’ fans can expect some colorful additions around the athletic department offices.
  • EMU's Yoder Scholars Have Athletic Aspirations
    April 01, 2016
    Each year, EMU names a select group of incoming students who receive full tuition to the college. All three of this year's Yoder Scholarship recipients not only excel in the classroom, but they also plan to don a Royals uniform and participate in a sport at EMU.
  • Local Radio Show To Include EMU Interviews
    January 05, 2016
    A new local sports talk radio show is on the air. As part of a full hour exploring sports in the Shenandoah Valley, there will be a segment each day dedicated to local D-III sports, including two to three interviews per week of EMU coaches or student-athletes.
  • Golf Classic And Hall Of Honor Inductees Highlight Homecoming
    September 23, 2015
    The athletic department is contributing its fair share of activities to EMU's Homecoming 2015, which is October 9-11.
  • EMU Improves Video Webcasting With PrestoSports' Broadcast
    August 13, 2015
    Eastern Mennonite University announces a new host for its video webcasting services for the 2015-16 academic year, Broadcast from PrestoSports. The move to a new host for the video streaming allows Royals fans to maintain their free access to high definition video of EMU games while adding a number of features.
  • EMU Breaks All-Academic Record Again, Clearing 100
    July 20, 2015
    EMU’s student-athletes continue to out-do themselves. The Royals set a new high for student-athletes named to the annual Old Dominion Athletic Conference All-Academic Team, putting 104 on the team, showing their fourth straight year with an increase in honorees.
  • Six Royals Earn Academic All-State Status
    July 08, 2015
    Six EMU student-athletes have been named to the Academic All-State Team by the Virginia Sports Information Directors. A total of 223 student-athletes representing 38 colleges and universities in the state were recognized.
  • Derstine, Mast And Osei Get Top Awards At Honors Banquet
    May 22, 2015
    At the 2015 Athletic Honors Banquet, seniors Jenessa Derstine, Mark Mast and Nora Osei won the President’s Awards, the highest athletic award given out by EMU.
  • Snow In The Valley Whites Out EMU Games
    February 17, 2015
    Winter Storm Octavia dumped up to 12 inches of snow in parts of Virginia and up to a half of a foot in the Harrisonburg area. As a result, the storm also wreaked havoc on Eastern Mennonite’s athletics schedule in the middle of the week.
  • From The Desk Of Dave King: A Look At The Year Ahead
    September 26, 2014
    One of the unique features of an academic calendar is the opportunity for new beginnings and fresh starts. While second semester provides one of those opportunities, the focus is normally on the start of the first semester, a new school year. Since athletic programs have grown into year-round activities, the start of the school year signals the start of a new sports season.
  • Royals Named To ODAC Sportsmanship Teams
    August 04, 2014
    Eastern Mennonite University is pleased to announce its members on the 2013-14 Old Dominion Athletic Conference Sportsmanship Teams.
  • Royals Announce Fall Turf Field Webcasts
    July 18, 2014
    Picking up on the successful trial run from 2013, Eastern Mennonite University has announced it plans to stream a free video webcast of select games on the Turf Field again this fall.
  • EMU Breaks Record Again For All-Academic Honorees
    July 09, 2014
    Eastern Mennonite University once again set a new high for student-athletes named to the annual Old Dominion Athletic Conference All-Academic Team, as 96 Royals were honored. Last year a total of 80 Royals were named to the list, which had also been a high over the previous year’s total of 61.
  • EMU Puts Six On Academic All-State Team
    July 03, 2014
    Six EMU student-athletes have been named to the Academic All-State Team by the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID). A total of 226 student-athletes representing 38 colleges and universities in the state were recognized.
  • Posey And Detweiler Get Top Awards At Honors Banquet
    May 20, 2014
    Eastern Mennonite University held its Athletic Honors Banquet on April 14 in a time of reflection and honoring the journeys of the Royals’ student-athletes. Seniors Adam Posey and Erica Detweiler won the President’s Awards, the highest athletic award given out by EMU.
  • "The Year Of The Postponements" Continues For Baseball ... And Softball
    March 25, 2014
    Yet another round of snow has caused yet another postponement for the Eastern Mennonite University baseball and softball teams.
  • The ODAC Partners With Rising Up Sports To Launch ODAC.tv
    February 03, 2014
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its launch of ODAC.tv today, a partnership with Rising Up Sports that will present a more immersive Internet web streaming experience for fans, parents, alumni and supporters of some of the best student-athletes and programs that NCAA Division III has to offer.
  • Homecoming 2013: Healthy Roots, Thriving Branches
    October 07, 2013
    Homecoming 2013 is this coming weekend, Oct. 11-13, and EMU’s campus will surely be busy. The Athletic Department is contributing its fair share to the activities, including a number of sporting events, four Hall of Honor inductees and the annual Paul R. Yoder, Sr., Golf Classic.
  • EMU Adds Video Webcasts On Turf Field
    September 13, 2013
    The EMU Sports Information Department is pleased to announce the addition of a video webcast of select events on the Turf Field this fall, starting with the men’s soccer clash between the Royals and Virginia Wesleyan Saturday night at 7:00pm.
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