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JMU QB Vad Lee wins Dudley Award

James Madison redshirt-junior quarterback Vad Lee has been named the Bill Dudley Award, the Richmond Times-Dispatch announced Wednesday at a banquet in Short Pump.


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 men’s basketball picked fifth in CAA

The JMU men’s basketball team was predicted to finish fifth in the 2014-15 Colonial Athletic Association standings, according to a vote by the league’s 10 head coaches, media relations directors and members of the media.


VMI baskeball tabbed fifth/sixth in SoCon, Peterson All-Conference

VMI basketball was voted fifth and sixth in the SoCon’s two preseason polls, while guard QJ Peterson was one of 10 players tabbed to the league’s preseason all-conference team at the SoCon Basketball Tip-Off, held Wednesday morning in Asheville, N.C.


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EMU women’s soccer gets first win in PKs

Morgan Hill’s (Martinsville, Va./Carlisle) penalty kick with 1:49 left in double overtime provided the game-winner, as EMU’s soccer women earned their first victory of the year, taking down Hood by a final of 4-3.


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EMU field hockey tabbed for No. 5 in ODAC

The way the ODAC coaches see it, EMU’s field hockey team will finish right where they did last year. After finishing in the middle of the pack at 4-4 in 2013, Eastern Mennonite has been tabbed for No. 5 in the ODAC Preseason Poll.


JMU volleyball pair named to preseason All-CAA team

JMU senior Lizzy Briones and sophomore Janey Goodman have both been named to the Preseason All-CAA Volleyball Team, as voted on by the league’s coaches and announced by the CAA Thursday afternoon.


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EMU picked fourth in ODAC preseason cross country poll

One thing is sure after a quick look at the ODAC men’s cross country preseason poll – not much is sure. The EMU men ended up fourth in the poll, conducted by the league’s coaches, although they were just a single point out of third place in a jumbled ranking.


Dorian Long named director of basketball operations for JMU men’s basketball

JMU coach Matt Brady announced that he has hired Dorian Long as the new director of basketball operations for the James Madison men’s basketball program.


JMU soccer’s Aðalsteinsson named to preseason All-CAA team

JMU junior defender Bjarki Aðalsteinsson (be-are-key add-all-stein-son) was voted to the 2014 Preseason All-Colonial Athletic Association men’s soccer team.


JMU field hockey’s West, Stijntjes named to 2014 Preseason All-CAA Team

Redshirt-junior midfielder Taylor West (Princess Anne, Md./Pocomoke) and junior back Loes Stijntjes (Steenokkerzeel, Belgium/Heilig Hartcollege) represented JMU field hockey on the 2014 Preseason All-Colonial Athletic Association team, the league announced Thursday.


JMU field hockey picked fourth in preseason CAA poll

James Madison field hockey was selected to finish fourth in the Colonial Athletic Association this season, a vote by the league’s head coaches revealed Tuesday.


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EMU women’s cross country team eyes ODAC title

It may seem like a stretch to classify the best finish in 12 years as “frustrating,” but that’s what EMU cross country coach Jason Lewkowicz said about his women’s team last year.


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Staunton’s Gunnar McNeill named Valley League Player of the Year

Staunton first baseman Gunnar McNeill was voted the Valley League Most Valuable Player in a vote of league administrators and media. McNeill was joined by Front Royal’s Jake Harper as the Pitcher of the Year.


UVA alum Joe Harris selected in NBA Draft by … the Cavaliers

Former UVA All-Atlantic Coast Conference performer Joe Harris was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second round of the 2014 NBA Draft on Thursday (June 26) night. Harris was the 33rd overall pick of the draft.


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Bridgewater baseball coach named state coach of the year

Bridgewater College head baseball coach Curt Kendall has been named the State Coach of the Year in voting by the Virginia Sports Information Directors Association (VaSID).


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VMI baseball’s Reed Garrett signs with Texas Rangers

Reed Garrett, drafted out of VMI in the 16th round of this year’s Major League Baseball Rule 4 Draft, has signed with the Texas Rangers.


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EMU softball player Aislinn Lucas named second-team all-state

EMU softball player Aislinn Lucas (Grottoes, Va./Fort Defiance) has earned one more award, being named All-State Second Team by the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID). EMU’s sophomore took one of just six outfield spots on the all-state teams.


VMI baseball’s Reed Garrett taken in 16th round of MLB Draft

VMI pitcher Reed Garrett was chosen by the Texas Rangers in the 16th round of the MLB draft, which took place Saturday afternoon via conference call.


JMU softball’s Jailyn Ford named to All-America team

James Madison softball sophomore pitcher/first baseman Jailyn Ford (Hot Springs, Va./Bath County) was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-America Second Team, the organization announced on Wednesday


JuCo All-American Winston Grays signs with JMU men’s basketball

JMU men’s basketball coach Matt Brady announced on Wednesday the signing of transfer All-American guard Winston Grays to a national letter of intent to join the Dukes for the 2014-15 academic year.


JMU’s Kirby Burkholder, Kenny Brooks honored by state basketball writers

JMU senior guard Kirby Burkholder (Bridgewater, Va./Turner Ashby) is the Virginia women’s basketball Player of the Year by the Virginia Sports Information Directors Association (VaSID) the organization announced, Tuesday. Head coach Kenny Brooks was voted the State Coach of the Year.


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UVa. basketball’s Brogdon, Harris, Bennett headline all-state team

UVa. guard Malcolm Brogdon (Atlanta, Ga.) has been selected as Player of the Year and head coach Tony Bennett was named Coach of the Year in the annual voting by the Virginia Sports Information Directors Association (VaSID) for the 2014 University Division All-State Men’s Basketball Team, announced Tuesday (April 8).


#1 seed JMU advances in CAA women’s tournament

Top-seeded JMU shot 46 percent from the field, including 54.2 percent in the second half as it won its Colonial Athletic Association Quarterfinal game against ninth-seeded UNCW 69-56 at the Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro, Md., Friday.


NC State’s TJ Warren voted ACC Player Of The Year by ACC coaches

NC State sophomore forward T.J. Warren has been chosen as the 2014 Atlantic Coast Conference Coaches Basketball Player of the Year.


UVa.’s Malcolm Brogdon named to coaches’ All-ACC first team

UVa redshirt sophomore guard Malcolm Brogdon (Norcross, Ga.) was named to the 2013-14 Coaches All-Atlantic Coast Conference First Team and senior guard Joe Harris (Chelan, Wash.) was named to the Coaches All-ACC Second Team, announced Monday (March 10).


UVa. fails to land player on All-ACC first team

Duke freshman Jabari Parker and NC State sophomore T.J . Warren lead the 2013-14 All-ACC Basketball Team, while regular-season champ UVa. failed to land a player on the first team, as voted upon by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA).


Chris Graham: My 2014 All-ACC Basketball Team

I’ve had to change my approach to voting for All-ACC basketball teams this year. My old approach was to say that if I didn’t see you have a good game, then I didn’t care what your overall stats said, I wasn’t voting you first team.