Rachel Sauder, Eastern Mennonite vs LynchburgIvan Harris
First-year Rachel Sauder works to clear the ball away from the goal and up the field during Wednesday’s match against Lynchburg.

Men’s Soccer

The men’s soccer team has improved their record this week to 6-2, but dropped their ODAC opener to Randolph College. After a 5-1 victory over Gallaudet, the team took a 4-2 loss to Randolph. The Royals are spreading the ball around as all seven goals the past two games have come from seven different players. The team’s next game will be Saturday, Sept. 30 at Lynchburg College (6-1-1, 1-0 ODAC).

Women’s Soccer

The women’s soccer team dropped several ODAC matchups this past week after losing 3-0 to Bridgewater College, a 1-0 double overtime heart breaker to Roanoke College, and a 2-0 loss to Lynchburg College. With the losses to Roanoke and Lynchburg, the team drops to 0-2 in the conference and 2-5-2 overall. The team’s next game will be Saturday, Sept. 30 versus Sweet Briar College (1-4).

Field Hockey

The field hockey team lost their only game this past week, losing 2-1 against Randolph- Macon College. Firstyear Lauren Hartzler scored EMU’s only goal of the game. With the loss, the team is now 3-4 on the season and 0-1 in the ODAC. The team’s next game will be Saturday, Sept. 30 against Lynchburg College (6-2).

Women’s Volleyball

The women’s volleyball team lost their only match this past week, to preseason ODAC favorite Randolph- Macon 3-0. Junior Maria Yoder led the team in kills with seven and senior Jasmine Johnson led the team in assists with 14. The team is now 3-10 on the season and 1-3 in the ODAC. Their next match will be Friday, Sept. 29 against N.C. Wesleyan (3-7).


The golf team made the trip to Winchester, Va. this past week for the Shenandoah Invitational where the men came in last of 14 teams. Senior Andrew Alderfer shot a 164 in the two-day event. Sophomore Olyvia Longacre competed in two tournaments, coming in 20th at the Shenandoah Invitational in Front Royal, Va. with a score of 179 and also placing in 20th at the Bridgewater Invitational in Harrisonburg with a score of 169. The men will compete next in the Emory & Henry Fall Classic on Oct. 2 and 3 in Abington, Va. while Longacre will compete in the Women’s Generals Invitational in Lexington, Va. the same weekend.

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