AVCA Names Ragland National Player Of The WeekEastern Mennonite junior William Ragland has been named the Sports Imports/AVCA Player of the Week. Earning the national award comes on the heels of Ragland being named the CVC Player of the Week for the second time this season.
Royals Take Down No. 15 Juniata, Now Eye Showdown With No. 11 MarymountWith another big Continental Volleyball Conference win on Saturday, the collision course is gathering steam. EMU?s volleyball men, ranked No. 9 in this week?s AVCA national poll, took down No. 15 Juniata by a final of 3-1 in Yoder Arena, as the Royals kept pace with No. 11 Marymount atop the CVC standings.
EMU Men Hit Past Thiel In CVC SweepEMU?s offense was in high gear Friday night, hitting .446 as a team in a 3-0 romp over CVC opponent Thiel College. The No. 9 Royals are now 6-1 in conference play, preparing for tomorrow?s big match against third-place Juniata.
AVCA Voters Drop EMU Men To No. 9EMU's volleyball men took an unexpected two-spot slide in the AVCA national poll this week, settling to No. 9. The Royals received 132 total points, a mere drop of five points, but the change was enough to drop them behind two other teams.
Volleyball Men Split Day In BristolEMU?s volleyball men earned a split in Saturday?s tri-match against D-II teams, including a sweep of Alderson Broaddus. The Royals also lost a back-and-forth five setter against host King University in the matches played in Bristol, Tenn.
Another Move Up In National PollThe Royals continue their march up the AVCA national poll, moving up two spots this week to No. 7. For the fifth straight week, EMU is also the highest-ranked CVC team.
Royals Split Against Nationally Ranked FoesEMU?s volleyball men rebounded from a tough loss to CVC rival Marymount but romping over No. 5 New York University at Saturday?s tri-match hosted by MU in Arlington, Va. The Royals, now 3-3 against ranked opponents, are 14-5 overall and 5-1 in the CVC.