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Receivers still a strength for Dukes this season

From left to right, JMU's Deane Cheatham, Vad Lee, Gage Steele and Alex Mosley pose after Saturday's practice. They  were selected captains for the upcoming season. Courtesy photo/JMU Athletics Communications.

August 31, 2015

HARRISONBURG — James Madison University may have lost some wide receivers last season to graduation, but the Dukes’ passing game should still be very strong this season.

2015 Football: Dukes look to build on last year’s success

JMU quarterback Vad Lee looks to make a throw during a game last season. Lee threw for a school-record 3,462 yards last year. Courtesy photo/JMU Athletics Communications

August 28, 2015

HARRISONBURG — James Madison University’s football team had some success last year. The Dukes won seven straight games to end the regular season and hosted a Football Championship Subdivision playoff game for the first time in six years.

SU roundup: Women’s lacrosse earns academic honor

August 17, 2015

GRAND LAKE, Colo. – The Shenandoah University women’s lacrosse team has earned academic honors in selections announced Monday by the International Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association.

JMU roundup: Dukes picked second in CAA in media poll

July 28, 2015

BALTIMORE, Md. – James Madison was predicted to finish second in the Colonial Athletic Association football standings while redshirt senior tight end Deane Cheatham and redshirt junior offensive lineman Mitchell Kirsch were both selected to the Preseason All-CAA Team, as announced at CAA Football Media Day on Tuesday morning at M&T Bank Stadium.

SU roundup: Barb, Allin earn academic honors

July 24, 2015

SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Shenandoah University women’s tennis team had two of its members honored for academic achievement in awards announced recently by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.

Staying Sharp

JMU's Colton Harlow pitches against Longwood earlier this spring. The Stonewall Jackson graduate will be playing for the Martha Vineyard Sharks for the next month.  Photo courtesy JMU Athletics Communications

July 16, 2015

Colton Harlow was enjoying his summer, playing for a team in Outer Banks, North Carolina. However, when the opportunity came along to play for a strong summer baseball league with his JMU catcher, he couldn’t pass it up.

JMU’s Vad Lee named to Watch List

July 13, 2015

PHILADELPHIA — Less than one week after being tabbed a preseason All-American, James Madison University redshirt senior quarterback Vad Lee was named to the Watch List for the STATS FCS Offensive Player of the Year award on Monday.

SU roundup: Bereit lands all-state honor

June 18, 2015

LYNCHBURG — Shenandoah University’s Liz Bereit added to her impressive resume again Thursday by earning Virginia State Sports Information Directors first team All-State honors for women’s lacrosse.

SU roundup: Hornets’ Mitro earns all-state honors

June 15, 2015

LYNCHBURG — Shenandoah University senior Lisa Mitro has earned VaSID College Division All-State honors for softball in selections announced recently by the Virginia State Sports Information Directors Association.

JMU roundup: Dukes’ Carroll named to all-region baseball team

June 10, 2015

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Junior shortstop Chad Carroll of the James Madison University baseball team has been named to the 2015 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Division I All-East Region Second Team, as announced by the American Baseball Coaches Association on Wednesday afternoon.