2017 EMU Women's Cross Country News

  • Cross Country Women Earn All-Academic Honors
    February 14, 2018
    EMU's cross country women have won a handful of All-Academic awards from the USTFCCCA.
  • EMU Hires Hepler To Lead Cross Country And Track & Field
    January 19, 2018
    Eastern Mennonite University has announced Bob Hepler as the Head Coach for Cross Country and Track & Field. Hepler will start in Harrisonburg early this summer, upon completion of his 14th season in a similar role at the University of Texas at Tyler.
  • Mast Voted ODAC Rookie Of The Year
    November 16, 2017
    Michaela Mast has earned a major award from the ODAC, being named as the league's Rookie of the Year. The award came by a vote of the league's coaches, taking into account the entire season.
  • Cross Country Runners Rack Up PRs At Regional Meet
    November 11, 2017
    A successful cross country season came to a close Saturday, highlighted by a number of PRs on a sunny and chilly day in Newport News, Va.
  • Led By Mast, EMU Women Take Third At ODAC Championships
    October 28, 2017
    EMU’s cross country teams gave fantastic efforts at Saturday’s ODAC Championships, highlighted by a runner-up finish from first-time runner Michaela Mast. The Royals women earned third place as a team in a very competitive field, while the young men’s squad made a strong finish as well.
  • Mast Again Named Top ODAC Runner
    October 09, 2017
    After her second career win over the weekend, Michaela Mast has been named the ODAC Runner of the Week.
  • Women Take First At NCAA Regional Preview
    October 07, 2017
    The Eastern Mennonite University women's cross country team competed at the South/Southeast NCAA Regional Preview Meet hosted by Christopher Newport University on a humid Saturday afternoon and earned a first place performance in in 6k course. 
  • EMU Runners Finish Strong At Paul Short
    September 29, 2017
    After a three-week break from races, the Eastern Mennonite men's and women's cross country teams headed north for the 44th annual Paul Short Run in Lehigh, Pa. Both the men and women had noteworthy performances.
  • Mast Earns ODAC Honors After Second Race
    September 11, 2017
    As if she isn't having enough excitement in her first and only year of competitive running, Michaela Mast earned ODAC Runner of the Week honors after only her second race.
  • EMU Women Finish First Again
    September 09, 2017
    The Eastern Mennonite men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled down the road to New Market, Va. on Saturday afternoon to compete in the JMU Invitational.
  • Royals Athlete Of The Week: Michaela Mast
    September 07, 2017
    Senior Michaela Mast had never run in a cross country race, but that didn't stop her from claiming a win her first time out.
  • Women Roll To Win In First Meet, Men Run Individually
    September 02, 2017
    The Eastern Mennonite Royals’ men’s and women’s cross country team opened their season at the second annual Hyder-McMahill Invitational in Black Mountain, North Carolina.
  • SEASON PREVIEW: All-American Turned Coach Looking For New Heights
    August 24, 2017
    After a decorated career at Eastern Mennonite, Hannah Chappell-Dick returns to her alma mater as Interim Coach. With a fresh training philosophy and competitive runners, EMU men’s and women’s cross country is expected to be stronger in the 2017 season.
  • Runners Picked High In Preseason Polls
    August 15, 2017
    The ODAC coaches have a lot of respect for the EMU cross country programs, as evidenced by the league's preseason polls, which were released today.
  • Bryan Resigns, Chappell-Dick Hired As Interim Cross Country
    August 08, 2017
    EMU has announced the resignation of Director of Cross Country and Track & Field Isaac Bryan, effective August 18.
  • Royals Only Run Outside Of Virginia Twice
    July 11, 2017
    EMU Director of Cross Country and Track & Field Isaac Bryan has announced this fall's cross country schedule. The seven-meet schedule, which starts on Sept. 2, has a handful of new events in place.