College

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.

Metheny hired by Kansas State

ROSS METHENY

February 18th, 2015

Coaching in college football is all about networking, and Ross Metheny is on his way to building an impressive resume early in his career.

SU roundup: Top-Ranked Yellow Jackets sting Hornets

February 18th, 2015

ASHLAND — Host Randolph-Macon celebrated its No. 1 national ranking in Division III men’s basketball with a 103-72 Old Dominion Athletic Conference victory over Shenandoah on Wednesday.

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.

JMU roundup: Ford, Good earn CAA softball honors

February 17th, 2015

RICHMOND — Two James Madison University softball players were honored by the Colonial Athletic Association for their play during the team’s opening weekend as junior pitcher/utility Jailyn Ford was named CAA Pitcher of the Week while freshman pitcher/infielder Megan Good was tabbed CAA Rookie of the Week, the league office announced Monday.

SU roundup: Mohlmann, Barb, Baker earn player of week honors

February 16th, 2015

FOREST — For the second time in three weeks, Shenandoah University senior Jaclyn Mohlmann has been named Old Dominion Athletic Conference Athlete of the Week for women’s indoor track & field in selections announced Monday afternoon by the league office.

JMU roundup: Mickens wins CAA’s women’s hoops weekly honor

February 16th, 2015

RICHMOND — James Madison University women’s basketball junior point guard Angela Mickens is the Colonial Athletic Association Co-Player of the Week, the league announced Monday morning. This is the first weekly award for Mickens.

Schools: Creativity offsets cost of college

February 15th, 2015

In a mass communications class at Shenandoah University, students are told not to purchase books. Instead, they’re to use that money to pay for membership to a professional organization of their choice.

SU roundup: Hornets sixth in women’s track meet

February 12th, 2015

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Shenandoah University women’s indoor track & field team had an outstanding day Thursday at the Sweetheart Multi-Mix Madness hosted by the U.S. Naval Academy by posting a sixth-place finish.