Eastern Mennonite University women's volleyballIvan Harris
Sophomore Beck Hoskins hits the balls past her opponents while senior Jasmine Johnson covers.

Men’s Soccer

The men’s soccer team dropped its only match this past week, losing an ODAC matchup to Lynchburg 4-0. While the team’s overall record is solid at 6-3, their ODAC record sits at 1-2, which is last in the conference. The team’s next game will be Saturday, Oct. 7 against another ODAC team (Guilford) (1- 10, 1-1 ODAC).

Women’s Soccer

While the women’s soccer team lost a tough match to nationally ranked Lynchburg 2-0, the Royals picked up their first conference win over Sweet Briar 6-0. First-year Olivia Dalke led the way with her first hat trick of her career.

The women faced a tough 3-1 conference loss to Washington and Lee last night. The team is now 3-6-2 overall and 1-3 in the ODAC. The team’s next game will be Wednesday, Oct. 11 at Randolph-Macon College (5-3-1, 2-1 ODAC).

Field Hockey

The field hockey team lost its only match of the week when they fell to Lynchburg in a 9-0 loss. With the loss, the team falls to 3-6 overall and 0-3 in the ODAC.

The team’s next match will be Saturday, Oct. 7 at ODAC opponent Virginia Wesleyan (5-5, 0-1 ODAC).

Women’s Volleyball

The women’s volleyball team had a winning record this week, going 2-1 with a pair of wins over Emory & Henry and N.C. Wesleyan by the score of 3-1. The team suffered two conference losses to Guilford 3-0 and Virginia Wesleyan 3-2.

After a busy week, the team is now 5-12 overall and 2-5 in the ODAC. The team will travel to Lancaster, Pa. this weekend to compete in the LBC Tri-Match, in which they will play against Wilson College (1-9) and Lancaster Bible College (7-9).

Cross Country

The cross country teams saw success great at the Paul Short Run in Bethlehem, Pa. as the women finished 14th out of 32 teams and the men finished 29th out of 36 teams. Senior Michaela Mast finished in 17th overall among the women with a time of 23:12, and sophomore Diego Avila was the top Royals runner with a 28:22 mark. Both the men and women will compete next Saturday in the CNU Invitational on Oct. 7 in Newport News, Va.

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