News

May 14, 2012
Jeff Tyson Set To Head Women's Volleyball Program
Eastern Mennonite University has announced the hiring of Jeff Tyson as head women's volleyball coach. Tyson comes to EMU from Marion, IN, where he has been heavily involved in the region's volleyball scene, including four years as an assistant coach at Indiana Wesleyan University.

October 29, 2011
Bowman Leads Lady Royals To Split In Final Matches
Playing in the final matches of her EMU career, senior Tabitha Bowman left a lasting impression by swatting 32 kills in a tri-match split with Southern Virginia and Marymount in Harrisonburg on Saturday.

October 26, 2011
Lady Royals Drop ODAC Match At Bridgewater
The Eastern Mennonite volleyball women closed out the ODAC portion of their schedule Wednesday night, playing at rival Bridgewater College and dropping a 3-0 final.

October 20, 2011
Knights Sweep Past Lady Royals In Buena Vista
The Eastern Mennonite women’s volleyball team lost a 3-0 non-conference decision on the road Thursday night, playing at Southern Virginia. The Lady Royals return to ODAC play next Wednesday night at rival Bridgewater.

October 18, 2011
Women Lose Momentum On Senior Night
Despite a solid win in game one, the EMU volleyball didn’t have enough to finish off the match Tuesday. Visiting Hollins took over momentum in game two and grabbed a 3-1 decision from the Lady Royals.

October 15, 2011
Lady Royals Start Homecoming The Right Way
Playing in front of the biggest crowd of the year, the Lady Royals did not disappoint as they took a 3-0 sweep from Mary Baldwin. Saturday’s match was part of Homecoming Weekend at EMU, as well as Parents Recognition Day.

October 9, 2011
Volleyball Women Fall In Three Tight Games To Wasps
The Eastern Mennonite volleyball team was as Emory & Henry in the second of back-to-back key ODAC matches. On Saturday the Lady Royals lost to Guilford in four, and they fell to the Wasps on Sunday, despite a great effort.

October 8, 2011
Lady Royals Go Four Sets In Loss At Guilford
The Eastern Mennonite volleyball women opened a key road weekend Saturday, needing a couple of victories against middle-of-the-pack ODAC teams to make a run at a tourney bid. Despite one great game, day one of the trip ended in a 3-1 loss at Guilford.

October 5, 2011
Randolph-Macon Sweeps Women In Ashland
The Eastern Mennonite women’s volleyball team hit the road Wednesday to take on Randolph-Macon in Ashland, VA. The Yellow Jackets entered as one of two teams still without a loss in ODAC play, and they ended the contest the same way, sweeping the Lady Royals.

October 1, 2011
Volleyball Women Drop A Pair At Marymount Tri-Match
After besting last year’s win total Thursday at Ferrum, the Lady Royals remained out of the conference. Eastern Mennonite tangled up with Marymount and Saint Vincent Saturday at a tri-match in Arlington, VA, and came home with a pair of losses.

September 29, 2011
EMU Tops 2010 Win Total With Sweep Of Ferrum
The Lady Royals have topped their 2010 win total, and all within the first month of the 2011 season. Thursday night the women swept a match at Ferrum, taking three tight decisions to move to 5-11 on the season.

September 27, 2011
Commanding Generals Take Sweep From Lady Royals
The Eastern Mennonite women’s volleyball team ran into a buzz saw Tuesday night, playing at ODAC powerhouse Washington & Lee. The Generals, who have played in 15 of the last 16 ODAC Championship matches, made quick work of EMU in a 3-0 sweep.

September 22, 2011
Lady Royals Snap Skid And Tie 2010 Win Total
The Lady Royals were looking to break a five-match losing streak Thursday night and they did just that in a lengthy 3-0 sweep of Shenandoah in Harrisonburg.

September 20, 2011
Tough Serving Costs Lady Royals In Loss To Marlins
The Eastern Mennonite volleyball women were looking to break a skid Tuesday night when they hosted Virginia Wesleyan. Although the Lady Royals played well, they couldn’t get past the visiting Marlins in a 3-0 defeat.

September 17, 2011
Hornets Sweep Past Volleyball Women
The Eastern Mennonite women’s volleyball team hosted Lynchburg Saturday afternoon in Harrisonburg. Both teams had played the previous evening, but the Hornets had more energy in a 3-0 sweep.

September 16, 2011
Volleyball Women Come Up Short In 3-1 Loss To WildCats
Matched up with a young but powerful Randolph team, Eastern Mennonite’s volleyball women dug in for an exciting match Friday night in Harrisonburg. The women played well at times, forcing their visitors to four games before falling.

September 13, 2011
Lady Royals Fall To Maroons In Salem
With a chance to equal last season’s win total and defeat Interim Coach Lauren Reznik’s alma mater, the women’s volleyball team came up just short Tuesday night in a 3-0 loss at Roanoke.

September 10, 2011
Lady Royals Split Day Two, Finish 1-3 At Guetle Invite
After dropping a pair of 3-0 decisions to Frostburg State and host Catholic to open play the day before, the Eastern Mennonite volleyball women returned to the court with a split on day two of the Guetle Invitational in Washington D.C.

September 7, 2011
Errors Cost Volleyball Women In Loss At Mary Baldwin
Just four days after beating Mary Baldwin in Harrisonburg, the Lady Royals headed to Staunton for a rematch. The location made a big difference as the Fighting Squirrels slipped by EMU in a five-set thriller.

September 3, 2011
Lady Royals Fall To Mary Washington On Day Two Of Classic
The Eastern Mennonite women's volleyball team opened up play on day two of the Hampton Inn & Sleep Inn Classic Saturday morning with a match against Mary Washington. The tall Eagles got the best of EMU, grabbing a 3-0 sweep.

September 3, 2011
EMU Sweeps Past Fighting Squirrels To Close Classic
In the final match of the day, Eastern Mennonite took on Mary Baldwin to finish off the Hampton Inn & Sleep Inn Invitational. After a sluggish start the women gained control and took a 3-0 sweep.

September 2, 2011
Volleyball Women Top Salem 3-1 To Open Season
Eastern Mennonite opened its 2011 women's volleyball season by hosting the two-day Hampton Inn & Sleep Inn Invitational. The Lady Royals started their play with a 3-1 win over Salem College in an early match.

September 2, 2011
Crimson Eagles Outlast EMU Women In Five Games
Fresh off a five-set loss to Mary Washington, the Philadelphia Biblical University Crimson Eagles stepped right back onto the court against EMU's women. The Lady Royals dropped the first set before falling in five in a match full of wild swings.

August 31, 2011
SEASON PREVIEW: Lady Royals Restore The Roar
For the Eastern Mennonite women’s volleyball team, 2011 will be a bit of something old and bit of something new. Although the leading hitter returns, only five players total are back, meaning the eight new players will get plenty of chances to get on the floor.

August 22, 2011
Nowhere To Go But Up For Volleyball Women
For a team full of young talent, the Eastern Mennonite women's volleyball team can only improve.

August 16, 2011
Reznik Takes Over As Interim Coach Of Women's Volleyball
Eastern Mennonite University has announced the hiring of Lauren Reznik as interim women's volleyball coach.

July 25, 2011
Lady Royals Add Eight To Women's Volleyball Team
The Eastern Mennonite University women's volleyball team has announced its recruits for the upcoming 2011 season. Eight new players should add a lot of talent as the Lady Royals try to return to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Tournament for the first time since 2007.

July 15, 2011
Benson Steps Down As Men's And Women's Volleyball Coach
Eastern Mennonite University has announced the resignation of Steve Benson, head coach of the men's and women's volleyball programs, effective at the end of July. Benson, who just finished his sixth season at EMU, has accepted a position as the Event Manager for the Florida Region of USA Volleyball.

July 1, 2011
Volleyball Women Play Home Matches In Bunches
Eastern Mennonite released its 2011 women's volleyball schedule today, and the 27-match slate is marked with bunches. The Lady Royals play nearly half of their contests in Yoder Arena, and the 12 home dates are grouped into four separate homestands.