JMU roundup: Dukes topple No. 20 Maryland in baseball

March 24th, 2015

HARRISONBURG — James Madison University’s men’s tennis blanked Howard 7-0 in its home opener on Tuesday at Hillside Courts, and the Dukes moved to 5-8 on the season while the Bison fell to 1-8 overall.

JMU roundup: Dukes fall to Cavaliers in women’s lacrosse

March 18th, 2015

HARRISONBURG – Using a 7-1 run spanning the two halves, eighth-ranked Virginia snapped the 12th-ranked James Madison women’s lacrosse team’s seven-game winning streak Wednesday night as the Dukes fell 14-12 to the Cavaliers at University Park.

JMU roundup: Dukes garner two CAA women’s lacrosse honors

March 16th, 2015

RICHMOND — Following a 2-0 week for the 12th-ranked James Madison University women’s lacrosse team, senior midfielder Alison Curwin and redshirt-senior defender Kaci Starkloff have been named Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week and Defensive Player of the Week, respectively, the conference announced Monday

JMU roundup: Dukes roll past Tigers in CAA women’s tournament

March 13th, 2015

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — Top-seeded James Madison University’s women’s basketball team overpowered eighth-seeded Towson 64-49 in the quarterfinal round of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament on Friday, earning a trip to the Saturday’s semifinals at the Show Place Arena.

JMU roundup: Dukes accept CIT bid

March 11th, 2015

HARRISONBURG — James Madison University’s men’s basketball team will make its 13th appearance in a postseason tournament as it has accepted an invitation to the Postseason Tournament and will play at USC Upstate on March 17 in Spartanburg, S.C.

JMU roundup: Dukes earn softball twin-bill sweep

March 10th, 2015

ROCK HILL, S.C. — James Madison University’s softball team opened up its week-long road trip with a pair of victories, downing Winthrop 1-0 and 6-1 to sweep the doubleheader on Tuesday at Terry Field.

JMU roundup: Dukes finish baseball home sweep

March 9th, 2015

HARRISONBURG — Freshman left-hander Eric Yankey earned his first collegiate win and freshman second baseman Kyle McPherson went 3-for-4 with two doubles and three RBIs to lead the James Madison University baseball team to a 7-5 win over Canisius on Monday afternoon, as the Dukes completed their four-game sweep at Eagle Field at Veterans Memorial Park.

JMU roundup: Dukes earn women’s lacrosse win

March 6th, 2015

RICHMOND — Anchored by a season-high 12 saves by senior goalie Schylar Healy, the 15th-ranked James Madison University women’s lacrosse team won its fifth game in a row Friday night with a 10-5 victory over Richmond at Robins Stadium.

JMU roundup: Curry, Dalembert among CAA honorees

March 5th, 2015

RICHMOND — A pair of James Madison University men’s basketball players were honored among the league’s elite Thursday night as junior guard Ron Curry and sophomore forward Yohanny Dalembert were named to All-Colonial Athletic Association teams for the first time in their respective careers in a vote by the conference’s head coaches and media relations directors, as well as members of the media.

JMU roundup: Good garners CAA softball honor

March 3rd, 2015

RICHMOND — James Madison University freshman Megan Good was recognized for her outstanding play last weekend in Florida by being named Colonial Athletic Association Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday.

JMU roundup: Curry lands CAA honor

March 2nd, 2015

RICHMOND — James Madison University junior guard Ron Curry produced a pair of 20-point games during the final week of the regular season to be named the Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday.

JMU roundup: Dukes clinch CAA women’s hoops title

February 27th, 2015

HARRISONBURG — Closing the first half on an 18-6 run, the James Madison University women’s basketball team pulled away from Northeastern in the second half to clinch the outright Colonial Athletic Association regular-season championship with an 82-47 victory Friday night at the JMU Convocation Center.

JMU roundup: Finley named to watch list

February 26th, 2015

NEW YORK — Senior attacker Stephanie Finley of the James Madison University women’s lacrosse team was named to the Tewaaraton Award Watch List on Thursday night. The award honors both the top men’s and women’s lacrosse player in the nation.

JMU roundup: Seahawks snap Dukes’ five-game winning streak

February 25th, 2015

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Despite a game-high 23 points from junior guard Ron Curry, North Carolina-Wilmington used a huge first-half run to set the tempo in a 74-54 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball victory against James Madison University on Wednesday night at Trask Coliseum.

JMU roundup: Balanced Dukes top High Point in women’s lacrosse

February 23rd, 2015

HARRISONBURG — Behind a balanced offensive attack that saw six players on the 19th-ranked James Madison women’s lacrosse team notch multiple goals, the Dukes topped High Point 16-8 at the University Park turf field on Monday afternoon to earn their third straight win.

JMU roundup: Dukes clinch top seed in women’s CAA hoops tournament

February 19th, 2015

WILMINGTON, N.C. — The No. 23/21 James Madison University women’s basketball cruised to an 85-49 victory at North Carolina-Wilimington on Thursday night, clinching the top seed in next month’s Colonial Athletic Association championship tournament.

JMU roundup: Sharp shooting in second half boosts Dukes over Dragons

February 18th, 2015

HARRISONBURG — James Madison University shot a remarkable 15-for-18 (83.3 percent) from the field in the second half to hold off a furious Drexel charge, earning a pivotal 82-78 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball win Wednesday night at the JMU Convocation Center.