Eastern Mennonite Royals

The Eastern Mennonite Royals (also EMU Royals) are the athletic teams that represent Eastern Mennonite University, located in Harrisonburg, Virginia, in NCAA Division III intercollegiate sports. The Royals compete as full, non-football members of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. In men's volleyball, a sport not sponsored by the ODAC, EMU competes in the Continental Volleyball Conference. Altogether, Eastern Mennonite sponsors 16 sports: 7 for men and 9 for women.

Eastern Mennonite Royals
UniversityEastern Mennonite University
ConferenceOld Dominion Athletic Conference
Continental Volleyball Conference (men's volleyball)
NCAADivision III
Athletic directorDave King
LocationHarrisonburg, Virginia
Varsity teams16
Basketball arenaUniversity Commons
Baseball stadiumEMU Baseball Field
Soccer stadiumEMU Turf Field
ColorsWhite and Royal Blue

Varsity teams

List of teams

Individual teams


At the end of the 2009-10 season EMU's men's basketball team had 25-5 record and was ranked No. 4 in the nation by D3hoops.com.[1]


In the spring of 2010, women's softball entered in the ODAC Tournament as the eighth seed team. In the championship game, they defeated Virginia Wesleyan 5 to 1 to become the 2010 ODAC Champions, advancing to the D-III National Softball Tournament for the first time in school history.[2]


  1. Mike Barber. "A New Life for EMU," Harrisonburg (Va.) Daily News Record, 23 March 2010, p. C1. www.dnronline.com. Retrieved 16 August 2010.
  2. Matthew Stoss. "EMU Suddenly 'It'," Harrisonburg (Va.) Daily News Record, 27 April 2010, p. C1. www.dnronline.com. Retrieved 16 August 2010.
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