JMU baseball opens CAA play with doubleheader sweep of Hofstra

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Junior third baseman Ty McFarland (Bridgewater, Va./Turner Ashby) hit a walk-off sacrifice fly in game one and the Dukes pounded out 18 hits in game two as the James Madison baseball team earned a doubleheader sweep over Hofstra at Veterans Memorial Park, Saturday. JMU won its Colonial Athletic Association opener 12-11, before taking game two, 18-13.

EMU splits two

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The Royals snapped a three-game losing skid Saturday, taking a walk-off win from Emory & Henry in the first game of an ODAC doubleheader in Harrisonburg.  The men had to settle for a split, however, as EHC stole the decision in the nightcap.   EMU 5, Emory & Henry 4 Game one was all about…

JMU sweeps twinbill from Lafayette

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Redshirt-senior Sean Tierney (Midlothian, Va./Clover Hill) threw a three-hit, complete-game shutout in the opener and freshman shortstop Chad Carroll (Oakton, Va./Oakton) delivered a ninth-inning, game-winning single in game two as James Madison swept Lafayette with 9-0 and 10-9 wins Saturday afternoon at Eagle Field at Veterans Memorial Park. JMU snapped a three-game losing streak and…