WASHINGTON -- A late surge by visiting Christendom College wasn't enough to overcome a big early deficit as host Trinity University (D.C.) downed the Lady Crusaders 66-50 in non-conference women's basketball action on Wednesday night.
Last weekend was a big one for Brian Cornell (Warren County '10) and his Virginia Wesleyan teammates as they advanced to the NCAA men's soccer tournament. However, it was even more special for Cornell and his family.
WINCHESTER -- Shenandoah University Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Doug Zipp announced Tuesday that the department will be supporting the SAAC Food Drive initiative by offering free admission to its next two home women's basketball games.
HARRISONBURG -- James Madison field hockey senior Amy Goldstein and redshirt sophomore Taylor West earned 2013 Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association All-South Region Second Team honors, it was announced Tuesday morning.
HARRISONBURG - After setting a career-high in blocks twice last weekend, James Madison volleyball junior middle blocker Lizzy Briones was named the Colonial Athletic Association Defensive Player of the Week on Monday. This is the second consecutive week a JMU player has won the award after redshirt junior setter Kristi Richardson claimed the honor a week ago.
WINCHESTER -- All week long, members of Shenandoah University's football team preached the importance of getting a win in Saturday's season finale against Old Dominion Athletic Conference rival Washington and Lee.
WINCHESTER -- Shenandoah University isn't playing for a spot in the postseason, nor are the Hornets fighting for an Old Dominion Athletic Conference championship. But there is still plenty to work for in this afternoon's season finale against Washington and Lee.
WINCHESTER -- The Shenandoah University men's basketball team opened up its 2013-14 season Friday night with an 84-77 victory over former USA South Conference rival Methodist in the opening round of the 2013 BB&T Tip-Off Classic.
HARRISONBURG -- James Madison men's basketball coach Matt Brady on Friday announced the signing of forward Hari Hall and guard Dante Sterling to national letters of intent to join the program for the 2014-2015 season.
FOREST -- Freshman Erin Septer led a group of five Shenandoah University women's soccer players earning All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference accolades in selections announced Thursday afternoon by the league office.
HARRISONBURG -- After receiving an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament for the first time in program history a year ago, the James Madison softball team looks to test itself again with a difficult slate of games in 2014. JMU head coach Mickey Dean released the Dukes' full 56-game slate on Thursday.
WINCHESTER -- With one game remaining on its schedule, Shenandoah University's football team isn't in the running for anything special. The Hornets (3-6, 2-4 ODAC) fell out of contention in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference weeks ago.
WINCHESTER -- Shenandoah senior guard Avery Green hates watching basketball from the sidelines. So when tendonitis in his left knee forced him to miss all but the first nine games of the Hornets' 2012-13 season, Green admits that "it really killed me inside" as he was forced to watch helplessly while Shenandoah struggled to a 4-22 season.
LYNCHBURG - Backed by a second double-double performance by senior Kirby Burkholder in as many games, James Madison women's basketball posted a 67-56 victory at Liberty at the Vine Center in Lynchburg on Tuesday.
LYNCHBURG - Shenandoah University had a total of four student-athletes earn ODAC All-Tournament honors in selections announced Saturday night following the completion of the league's fall tournament play.
DURHAM, N.H. - No. 18/22 James Madison could not overcome an early 14-point deficit and ended up dropping its fourth straight road game this season, losing at No. 25 New Hampshire, 33-17, in Colonial Athletic Association action, Nov. 9. With the loss, the Dukes fell to 6-4 and 3-3 in league action, while the Wildcats improved to 5-4 and 4-2 in the conference.
Those within the Shenandoah University men's basketball program realize the uphill climb that they face when it comes to being more competitive in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. They experienced that challenge last season.
While last weekend resulted in another disappointing loss for the University of Virginia's football team there is something to look forward to for U.Va. fans - men's basketball season is just around the corner.