PITTSBURGH -- Junior forward Toia Giggetts scored a career-high 23 points, including 13 in the second half, to lead the James Madison University women's basketball team to a 71-61 win over Pittsburgh in the Petersen Events Center on Wednesday evening.
ESTERO, Fla. - James Madison women's basketball fell 79-77 in a heartbreaker to Wright State as the Raiders' KC Elkins scored a 3-point shot at the buzzer for the win. The Dukes finished in fourth place at the Gulf Coast Showcase, held at Germain Arena in Estero, Fla.
HARRISONBURG -- Led by Colonial Athletic Association Defensive Player of the Year Stephon Robertson earning the the top defensive honor for the second straight year, the James Madison University football squad had seven players receive honors from the league's coaches, announced Tuesday by the CAA.
TOWSON, Md. -The James Madison football team battled throughout but could not overcome a few key plays against them and lost at No. 5/7 Towson, 28-17, Nov. 23. With the season finale loss, the Dukes ended at 6-6 overall and 3-5 in the Colonial Athletic Association, while the Tigers end the regular season at 10-2 and 6-2 in the league.
HARRISONBURG -- Following the program's 2012-13 Colonial Athletic Association championship, the four seniors integral to the achievement plus another recent graduate have each moved on to represent James Madison University among the professional basketball ranks with several seeing early success.
HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University baseball head coach Spanky McFarland announced Thursday the addition of four new student-athletes to the program after each signed a national letter of intent during the NCAA fall signing period.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
James Madison University football coach Mickey Matthews isn't a fan of the football facilities at New Hampshire University. Matthews said in his weekly press conference that it can sometimes cause the players to overlook the Wildcats.
HARRISONBURG - Senior guard Kirby Burkholder scored a game-high 24 points and grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds while leading the James Madison women's basketball team to a 63-46 win over the University of Virginia at the JMU Convocation Center, Friday evening.
NEWARK, Del. -- Senior Amy Goldstein was chosen by women's field hockey league coaches as the Colonial Athletic Association's Defensive Player of the Year for 2013, announced Thursday night at the CAA championship banquet.
RICHMOND - James Madison swimming and diving redshirt freshman diver Taryn McLaughlin has been named the Colonial Athletic Association Diver of the Week, the league announced on Tuesday. This is the second time this season the rookie has claimed the CAA's weekly diving honor.
HARRISONBURG - Freshman starter J.T. Root tossed five scoreless innings while junior Tyler Gregory and senior Casey Goss each homered with a combined nine RBIs as James Madison topped Liberty 13-4 in its final regular season home game at Eagle Field at Veterans Memorial Park on Tuesday.