Tag: Colonial Athletic Association

JMU men’s basketball blows by Drexel, 54-35

James Madison overcame a slow start and completely shut down Drexel’s offense, allowing the third-lowest point total in program history in a 54-35 Wednesday night.


JMU women’s basketball tops William and Mary, 65-43

James Madison women’s basketball earned a 65-43 victory at William & Mary on Sunday afternoon at Kaplan Arena to move to 4-0 against Colonial Athletic Association foes this season.


Tarpey’s triple-double leads William and Mary past JMU, 81-73

Terry Tarpey recorded the first triple-double in William and Mary’s 110-year history and Marcus Thornton knocked down seven treys to lead the Tribe to an 81-73 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball victory over James Madison on Saturday afternoon at Kaplan Arena.


JMU women’s basketball captures 77-55 win at Northeastern

James Madison women’s basketball opened at Northeastern on a 9-0 run and never looked back as the Dukes earned a 77-55 win in their Colonial Athletic Association road opener on Friday night at Cabot Center in Boston, Massachusetts.


JMU men’s basketball falters in second half, loses 65-59 to Northeastern

James Madison led by as many as 10 points in the second half but Northeastern limited the Dukes to just 33 percent shooting in the second half to rally for a 65-59 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball winThursday night at the JMU Convocation Center.


Defense comes up big for JMU in 61-50 CAA win at Charleston

Junior guard Ron Curry (Pennsauken, N.J./Paul VI) scored a game-high 19 points and James Madison used stifling zone defense to pick up a 61-50 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball victory Monday night at TD Arena.


JMU rallies from double-digit deficit to nip Towson, 67-66

Clutch free throws down the stretch by junior guard Precious Hall (Tallahassee, Fla./Maclay School) sealed a 67-66 comeback win over Towson on Sunday afternoon at the JMU Convocation Center to open Colonial Athletic Association action.


Strong shooting propels JMU past Towson in CAA opener, 61-52

James Madison shot 59.0 percent (23-of-39) from the floor, its highest shooting percentage in four years, en route to a 61-52 men’s basketball win over Towson in the Colonial Athletic Association opener on Saturdayat the JMU Convocation Center.


Valparaiso runs past JMU men’s basketball, 79-52

Junior guard Winston Grays (Cleveland, Ohio/Benedictine) scored 14 points on 4-of-7 shooting and grabbed five rebounds, but the JMU men’s basketball team was unable to bounce back from a 24-point halftime deficit, falling to Valparaiso, 79-52, in the non-conference finale Monday night at the JMU Convocation Center.


JMU men’s soccer captures fifth CAA title, tops No. 1 Delaware, 1-0

The JMU men’s soccer team captured its fifth Colonial Athletic Association Tournament championship Sunday afternoon with a 1-0 win over top-seeded Delaware at Grant Stadium.


JMU men’s soccer advances to CAA finals

The sixth-seeded JMU men’s soccer team knocked off No. 2 UNCW 2-0 Friday afternoon at Grant Stadium in the semifinals of the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament.


Streaking JMU football enters national rankings

James Madison football has cracked the top 25 nationally for the first time this season, entering the Sports Network Poll at No. 25 Monday.


JMU women’s soccer season comes to end in CAA semifinals

The JMU women’s soccer team had its season come to an end Friday night in the semifinals of the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament with a 4-3 loss to Hofstra.


Game Notes: JMU football to face Stony Brook on Saturday

James Madison will take to the road for its next Colonial Athletic Association contest with Stony Brook on Saturday.


JMU men’s soccer drops regular-season finale to Northeastern, 2-1

The JMU men’s soccer team lost its regular-season finale 2-1 at Northeastern on Saturday to wrap up CAA play as the Dukes finished the regular season 7-7-4 overall and 3-3-2 in conference play.


JMU women’s soccer tops Elon, 1-0, on Senior Day

The James Madison women’s soccer team locked up the No. 2 seed in the upcoming Colonial Athletic Association tournament Sunday afternoon with a 1-0 win over Elon in overtime at University Park on Senior Day.


JMU women’s soccer drops William and Mary, 1-0

The James Madison women’s soccer team earned a key 1-0 victory over William & Mary Friday night at University Park to move into second place in the Colonial Athletic Association standings with one game to play.


JMU men’s soccer ends losing streak, tops Charleston, 2-0

The James Madison men’s soccer team ended its two-game losing streak Wednesdaynight with a 2-0 victory over College of Charleston in Colonial Athletic Association action at University Park.


JMU women’s basketball picked as preseason favorite in CAA

The James Madison women’s basketball team was picked to repeat as the Colonial Athletic Association champions in 2015 according to a vote by the league’s head coaches, announced Tuesday at the annual CAA Basketball Media Day at the Center Club in Baltimore, Maryland.


JMU women’s soccer drops 1-0 decision to Delaware

The James Madison women’s soccer team had its three-match winning streak come to an end Sunday afternoon in a 1-0 loss to Delaware at Grant Stadium in Colonial Athletic Association play.


JMU men’s soccer falls 2-1 to Hofstra on Senior Night

The James Madison men’s soccer team mounted a comeback attempt in the final minutes of Saturday night’s Colonial Athletic Association matchup against Hofstra, but ultimately came out on the short end of a 2-1 decision at University Park on Senior Night.


JMU women’s soccer downs Drexel in double OT, 2-1

The James Madison women’s soccer team earned a hard-fought 2-1 victory Friday night in double overtime against Drexel in Colonial Athletic Association play at Vidas Soccer Complex.


Drexel tops JMU men’s soccer 2-1 in double OT

The James Madison men’s soccer team dropped a 2-1 decision on the road at DrexelWednesday night at Vidas Athletic Complex in Colonial Athletic Association action.


JMU football’s Lee, Moreland earn weekly honors

James Madison senior defensive lineman Brandon Lee (Sterling, Va./Park View) was honored Monday as The Sports Network National Defensive Player of the Week,


JMU women’s soccer blanks UNC Wilmington, 2-0

The James Madison women’s soccer team recorded its second shutout in a row with a 2-0 victory Sunday afternoon over UNCW at University Park, moving to 9-6 overall and 4-1 in Colonial Athletic Association play.


JMU men’s soccer battles UNC Wilmington to 1-1 draw

The James Madison men’s soccer team battled No. 25 UNCW to a 1-1 draw Saturdaynight at University Park in Colonial Athletic Association action.


JMU women’s soccer blanks College of Charleston, 3-0

Sophomore defender Jennie Sroba (Manakin-Sabot, Va./Collegiate) scored her first two goals of the season on Friday night to help propel the James Madison women’s soccer team to a 3-0 shutout victory over College of Charleston at University Park in Colonial Athletic Association play.


JMU CB Jimmy Moreland named to Jerry Rice Watch List

James Madison football freshman cornerback Jimmy Moreland (Royal Palm Beach, Fla./Royal Palm Beach) has been named to the initial Jerry Rice Award Watch List for the 2014 season, announced by The Sports Network.


JMU men’s soccer upsets #21 Delaware, 1-0

The James Madison men’s soccer team opened Colonial Athletic Association play with a 1-0 victory over No. 21 Delaware on Wednesday night at Grant Stadium in Newark, Delaware.


JMU women’s soccer falls at Northeastern, 2-0

The James Madison women’s soccer team dropped a 2-0 decision Sunday afternoon on the road against Northeastern at Parsons Field. The loss is the first of Colonial Athletic Association play in 2014, dropping JMU to 2-1 in conference action and 7-6 overall.


Last-second field goal lifts JMU football to win at Albany, 31-28

Redshirt junior kicker Ryan Maglio (Midlothian, Va./Cosby) split the uprights for his first collegiate field goal, a 34-yarder with four seconds left, propelling James Madison to a 31-28 victory at No. 23 UAlbany in Colonial Athletic Association football Saturday at Bob Ford Field.


JMU field hockey drops double OT heartbreaker to Delaware, 6-5

Delaware scored the golden goal with just 2:19 left to play in the second overtime to bring the James Madison field hockey team’s comeback bid just short as the Dukes fell 6-5 in double overtime to the defending Colonial Athletic Association champion Blue Hens in both teams’ league opener on Friday night at the JMU Field Hockey Complex.


JMU women’s soccer rolls past Hofstra, 3-1

The James Madison women’s soccer team scored three unanswered goals to top Hofstra 3-1 in Colonial Athletic Association action Friday night at Hofstra Soccer Stadium.


Goal-line stand preserves Delaware overtime victory over JMU, 30-23

JMU overcame a pair fourth-quarter deficits to force overtime, only to fall to No. 25 Delaware 30-23 in Colonial Athletic Association football Saturday before 20,592 fans at Bridgeforth Stadium and Zane Showker Field.


JMU women’s soccer tops Towson in CAA opener, 4-2

JMU scored a season-high four goals Friday afternoon in its Colonial Athletic Association women’s soccer opener, a 4-2 victory over Towson at the Tiger Soccer Complex.


JMU baseball coach Spanky McFarland to retire after 2015 season

JMU head baseball coach Joe “Spanky” McFarland has announced that the 2015 season, his 18th as leader of the Dukes, will be his final one as he will retire from coaching in June.


JMU football hosts Delaware in CAA action on Saturday

JMU (2-2, 0-1 CAA) will host Delaware (2-1, 0-0) in a Colonial Athletic Association football clashthis Saturday, 4 p.m., at Bridgeforth Stadium.


JMU announces 2015 women’s lacrosse schedule

JMU head women’s lacrosse coach Shelley Klaes-Bawcombe released the team’s challenging 17-game schedule for the 2015 season Tuesday. The slate features seven teams that went to the 2014 NCAA Tournament, including national champion Maryland and national semifinalist Virginia.


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#12 William and Mary football opens CAA play at Stony Brook

The No. 12 William and Mary football team will look to extend its winning streak to four games when it opens its conference slate at Stony Brook on Saturday at 6 p.m.


Martin coaching final season of JMU men’s soccer

James Madison University Director of Athletics Jeff Bourne announced Monday that JMU men’s soccer coach Tom Martin will not return after the 2014 season, which is the final year of his contract.