EMU?s volleyball men wrapped up their home schedule with a pair of wins on Saturday, concluding with a thrilling come-from-behind five-setter over Messiah College. The Royals are now 18-8 overall and 8-2 in the CVC.
EMU?s volleyball men stepped out of the non-scholarship world Thursday night, playing a match at Coker College in Hartsville, S.C. The NCAA D-II Cobras kept the men off-balance all night with tough serving, taking a 3-1 decision from the Royals.
The Eastern Mennonite men?s volleyball team split a tri-match hosted by Lasell College in Newton, Mass., on Saturday. The Royals had a tough five-set loss to MIT before rolling over Lasell. EMU moves to 16-7 after the non-conference split.
In an epic CVC road clash, Eastern Mennonite gritted out a five-set victory at Southern Virginia Wednesday night. The Royals trailed two-sets-to-one, before recovering from the loss of sizeable leads in both the fourth and fifth sets to score the upset win in the battle of nationally ranked teams.
Although they had different looks, EMU earned the same outcome in both contests of Saturday?s tri-match - a pair of sweeps. The Royals improve to 14-5 with the wins, including 6-2 in the Continental Volleyball Conference.
Months from now, when the Royals look back on 2018, they may just say that Friday was a turning point in their season. EMU?s volleyball men locked up with two nationally ranked teams in Yoder Arena, taking a convincing 3-1 win over CVC rival No. 10 Juniata before an impressive 3-2 loss to No. 4 UC Santa Cruz.