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EMU’s Chappell-Dick earns Berkley Award as ODAC’s top scholar-athlete

Eastern Mennonite University’s Hannah Chappell-Dick won the Marjorie Berkley Award from the Old Dominion Athletic Conference.


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Women’s basketball: Bridgewater advances in ODAC

The postseason is all about surviving and advancing. The Bridgewater College Eagles managed to do just that Monday evening at Nininger Hall.


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Women’s basketball: EMU defeats Randolph-Macon, 76-61

EMU’s basketball women picked up a confidence-building win on Senior Night, rolling over Randolph-Macon 76-61 in Yoder Arena.


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Women’s basketball: Bridgewater gets ODAC win

Bridgewater College turned in a dominant second-half performance Tuesday to defeat Virginia Wesleyan College, 77-58, in a key ODAC contest.


EMU senior Hannah Chappell-Dick wins ODAC cross country title, adds to career honors

For the first time in 13 years, EMU has an individual cross country champion. Hannah Chappell-Dick (Bluffton, Ohio/Bluffton) continued her incredible senior season by winning the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Championships Saturday, Oct. 31 in Bridgewater.


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Bridgewater football falls on road at Hampden-Sydney, 27-3

The host Tigers shut down Bridgewater in the second half, as the BC football team lost 27-3 on Saturday at Hampden-Sydney.


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Bridgewater College picked third In ODAC preseason baseball poll

The Bridgewater College Eagles were picked third in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) preseason baseball poll released Thursday by the conference office.


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Bridgewater College football releases 2015 schedule

Bridgewater College head football coach Michael Clark has released the program’s 2015 schedule that features four night games, including two under the lights at Jopson Field.


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Bridgewater football improves to 7-2, defeats Ranolph-Macon, 28-25

Senior Jacob Wright rushed for three scores as the Bridgewater Eagles football team ran past Randolph-Macon by a 28-25 score on Saturday afternoon.


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EMU men’s basketball has high expectations for 2014-2015

The talent is there for something special to happen. But EMU men’s basketball coach Kirby Dean says it comes down to one simple thing – chemistry.


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Jeff Tyson steps down as EMU women’s volleyball coach

EMU has announced the resignation of women’s volleyball coach Jeff Tyson. He has accepted a position as the Fitness and Aquatics Operations Manager at The Centre in Adrian, Mich.


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Bridgewater football routs #22 Hampden-Sydney, 34-9

The Bridgewater Eagles defense held 22nd-ranked Hampden-Sydney to a season-low nine points as the Eagles rolled past conference-leading Hampden-Sydney by a 34-9 score on Saturday.


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Bridgewater College inducts five into its athletics Hall Of Fame

Five former Bridgewater College standout student-athletes were inducted into the College’s Athletic Hall of Fame at the annual Hall of Fame Banquet held Friday evening.


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Guilford holds off late Bridgewater football rally in 35-28 win

Senior Jacob Wright rushed for a one-yard score and the Eagles recovered the onside kick but trailed by seven late in the game. Bridgewater moved inside the Guilford five but the Quakers came up with a fourth-down stop to hold off the Eagles by a 35-28 tally in a thriller at the Armfield Athletic Center.


EMU Athlete of the Week: Adam Moyer

This week’s EMU Athlete of the Week is being awarded to Adam Moyer (Harleysville, Pa./Christopher Dock), who took advantage of his only goal-scoring opportunity in the second half to put the game-winning goal in the back of the net for his team.


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Emory & Henry blasts Bridgewater football, 34-21

Emory & Henry scored 27 unanswered points to break a 7-7 first-quarter deadlock with a 34-21 victory over the Bridgewater Eagles on a dreary Saturday afternoon at the Jopson Athletic Complex.


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EMU women’s basketball looks to replace senior leaders

The EMU women’s basketball team released their 2014-15 schedule today, and it shows a tall order for the women to secure another trip to the NCAA National Tournament.


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EMU men’s basketball poised for big season

An “easy schedule” is always a relative term, but compared to last year the upcoming season’s schedule for the EMU men doesn’t look quite as over-bearing as the last.


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Bridgewater football downs Shenandoah U., 27-23

Junior Matthew Pisarcik connected with Jacob Wright on a 47-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter and the Bridgewater defense had two fourth-down stops over the final four minutes of play as the Eagles defeated Shenandoah by a 27-23 tally in a Saturday night slugfest.


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Bridgewater football tops Apprentice, 32-16

Senior Darrick Gore returned an interception 20 yards for a score and the defensive unit accounted for two scores on the day as the Bridgewater Eagles football team overcame a rocky offensive performance in a 32-16 victory at Apprentice on Saturday afternoon.


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Bridgewater soccer roundup: Women defeat Roanoke, men defeat Lynchburg

Bridgewater women shut out Roanoke: Ashley Crossman scored both goals Saturday afternoon as the Bridgewater College Eagles picked up a key, 2-0, Old Dominion Athletic Conference women’s soccer victory over Roanoke College.


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Bridgewater soccer: Men win, women fall to #8 Lynchburg

Bridgewater men’s soccer wins in OT: Junior midfielder Ricky Capuano scored the winning goal early in the first overtime Saturday afternoon to lift Bridgewater College to a 3-2 victory over Randolph-Macon College in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) opener for both squads.


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EMU soccer men, women struggle in stinging Saturday defeats

EMU men fall to Virginia Wesleyan: The Royals had their chances against last year’s ODAC champion Virginia Wesleyan, but an upset was not to be as the men lost 4-1 on the road Saturday night.


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EMU Athlete of the Week: Morgan Hill

Last week, Morgan Hill accounted for four of the five EMU goals scored in their first home games of the season, including the game-winner in the exhilarating double overtime 4-3 victory against Hood College.


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EMU women’s soccer tops Marymount, 2-1, in double OT

Nora Osei (Springfield, Va./West Springfield) finished off a dramatic night by hitting the game-winner with 2:16 left in double overtime, handing the EMU Royals back-to-back wins in 100+ minutes.


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EMU men’s soccer earns draw with Lebanon Valley

Going into extra time is becoming old hat for the EMU soccer teams. The men settled for a scoreless draw Wednesday afternoon in a non-conference contest at Lebanon Valley.


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EMU women’s soccer gets first win in PKs

Morgan Hill’s (Martinsville, Va./Carlisle) penalty kick with 1:49 left in double overtime provided the game-winner, as EMU’s soccer women earned their first victory of the year, taking down Hood by a final of 4-3.


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EMU men’s soccer earns draw

The EMU soccer men are getting used to extra time, as they played their second double overtime game in four days Saturday afternoon. They scored first but had to settle for the tie in a non-conference match against Frostburg State in Harrisonburg.


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EMU Athlete of the Week: Sara Ritchie

Numbers don’t lie. Sara Ritchie’s (Harrisonburg, Va./Turner Ashby) phenomenal stats from this weekend made it easy to select her as the first EMU Royals Athlete of the Week of the 2014-2015 school year.


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Goucher tops EMU women’s soccer, 2-0

The EMU soccer women are still looking for their first goal of the year after a 2-0 loss at Goucher Saturday afternoon. EMU’s soccer women return to Harrisonburg 0-2 after their season-opening trip to Baltimore, Md., as they prepare for next Wednesday’shome opener.


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EMU field hockey tabbed for No. 5 in ODAC

The way the ODAC coaches see it, EMU’s field hockey team will finish right where they did last year. After finishing in the middle of the pack at 4-4 in 2013, Eastern Mennonite has been tabbed for No. 5 in the ODAC Preseason Poll.


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EMU women’s cross country picked second in ODAC poll

The EMU cross country women are expected to challenge for the conference title this year, according to Coach Jason Lewkowicz and now according to the other ODAC coaches.


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Bridgewater picked first in ODAC men’s cross country preseason poll

The Bridgewater College men’s cross country team landed the top seed on the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Men’s Cross Country Preseason Poll after receiving 10 first place votes for a total of 100 points.


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EMU picked fourth in ODAC preseason cross country poll

One thing is sure after a quick look at the ODAC men’s cross country preseason poll – not much is sure. The EMU men ended up fourth in the poll, conducted by the league’s coaches, although they were just a single point out of third place in a jumbled ranking.


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Consistency the key for EMU volleyball

While there will definitely be some new pieces to the puzzle this year, the EMU volleyball women are hoping to continue the climb they started last fall.


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Bridgewater College football looks for turnaround 2014

Following one of the roughest seasons in recent program history, the Bridgewater Eagles football team will need to find quick solutions on the offensive side of the ball and continue to build on a stout defense as the 2014 season approaches.


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EMU men’s soccer looks to ride work ethic to success in ODAC

The EMU soccer men will be counting on a mix of experience and new faces to boost them back to the ODAC Tournament this fall. The Royals return a number of players from a balanced 2013 squad, but Coach Roger Mast expects a core of incoming athletes to push for spots on the field.


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EMU women’s soccer riding momentum

Despite a new coach at the helm, the EMU soccer women are looking to continue their march back to prominence in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference.


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Experience will lead to success for EMU field hockey

Experience is a key factor in sports, and EMU’s field hockey team has plenty of it. With their largest senior class in four years joined by seven new faces, the Royals look ready to move back up the ODAC standings.


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EMU women’s cross country team eyes ODAC title

It may seem like a stretch to classify the best finish in 12 years as “frustrating,” but that’s what EMU cross country coach Jason Lewkowicz said about his women’s team last year.


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Bridgewater College football tabbed fifth in ODAC preseason poll

Following a vote of the league’s coaches, the Bridgewater Eagles football team was tabbed to finish fifth in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) during the 2014 season according to a press release from the league office. Bridgewater picked up 23 total points to round out the top five.


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EMU cross country men looking to reach new heights

The way EMU cross country coach Jason Lewkowicz sees it, his men’s cross country team only scratched the surface of what they are capable of during the 2013 season.


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Former Bridgewater College basketball player earns prestigious scholarship

Former Bridgewater College men’s basketball player Ronnie Thomas will have the opportunity of a lifetime starting in August when he travels to Ireland to take part in the Victory Scholarship program through Sport Changes Life.


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EMU cross country team ready for 2014 season

EMU’s cross country teams are going with familiarity in 2014. Coach Jason Lewkowicz announced this fall’s schedule today, and his Royals have the potential to run in eight meets this year but on only five different courses.


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EMU releases 2014 field hockey, volleyball schedules

Another year, another challenging schedule for the EMU field hockey team. Coach Brenda Bechler released Eastern Mennonite’s 2014 slate today, which will push her women but will also let them lean on the home crowd.