Tom Martin, 27th JMU season, 343-146-53; 36th career season, 462-181-63Head Coach:
This Season: 9-7-3 overall, 6-3-2 (third place) in
Colonial Athletic Association; CAA Tournament semifinalist
JMU Last Season (2011): 13-5-2
overall; 8-3-0 (first place) CAA; CAA Tournament semifinalist; NCAA Tournament
Round of 16
The Dukes lost
5-0 to eventual tournament champion Northeastern
on Nov. 9 in the CAA semifinals hosted by Drexel.
Four Dukes Honored by
CAA: Four Dukes received All-CAA postseason honors.
Senior midfielder Paul Wyatt and freshman
defender Bjarki Aðalsteinsson
were named to the All-CAA First Team, and
redshirt senior midfielder Christian
McLaughlin was voted to the
All-CAA Third Team.
Aðalsteinsson and sophomore forward Josh Grant both earned CAA All-Rookie Team recognition.
Wyatt and Aðalsteinsson were also
selected to the CAA All-Tournament Team.
Wyatt is only the third player in
JMU men's soccer history to win All-CAA honors four times. He joined Kevin Knight (1995-98), and CJ
Sapong (2007-2010) in that elite group.
Wyatt was also a first-team honoree in 2011, was named to the second
team in 2010 and was a third-team selection in 2009.
Aðalsteinsson is only the second JMU
men's soccer player to earn All-CAA first-team recognition as a freshman,
joining Sapong, a first-team honoree in 2007.
McLaughlin earned All-CAA
recognition for the second straight year after being selected to the All-CAA
Third Team in 2011.
Grant led the Dukes in game-winning
goals with four this season.
The All-CAA Teams were selected in
voting by the league's head coaches.
Opponents in NCAA Field: Five of the Dukes' 2012 opponents are among
the 48 teams in the 2012 NCAA Tournament field.
First-round games are scheduled for Nov. 15, and second-round games will
be played Nov. 18.
JMU had a 1-4-1 record in 2012
against teams in the NCAA Tournament.
Opponent, NCAA First
Round (Date Played JMU) (JMU Result)
#3 seed Georgetown, first-round
bye (Sept. 25) (L 0-1)
#9 seed North Carolina,
first-round bye (Sept. 11 (W 1-0)
Old Dominion, vs. Maryland-Baltimore
County (Oct. 3) (T 0-0, 2 OT)
Northeastern, vs. Boston College (Oct. 20) (L 0-1); (Nov. 9) (L 0-5)
Drexel, vs. Brown (Oct. 31) (L 0-2)
Martin Is Winningest Active Coach: Dukes' head coach Tom Martin is the winningest active coach in NCAA Division I
soccer. In his 36th career season, he
has a career record of 462-181-63. His
record in 27 JMU seasons is 343-145-53.
JMU Week by Week in the
Highest rank of season in bold
Preseason: nr Soccer
America | votes College Soccer News | #19 NSCAA
Aug. 27: nr Soccer
America | nr College Soccer News
| votes NSCAA
CAA Teams, Highest National Rank in
Delaware, votes (College Soccer
Drexel, 22nd (Soccer America Nov. 6)
George Mason, 20th (NSCAA Sept. 18)
Georgia State, votes (NSCAA Aug. 28)
JMU, votes (NSCAA Sept. 18)
Northeastern, 25th (NSCAA Oct. 30)
Old Dominion, 4th (Soccer America
JMU opponents (North Carolina, Old Dominion, Georgetown, SIU Edwardsville,
Northeastern, Drexel) are ranked or are receiving votes in the latest national
polls (NSCAA, Soccer America, College Soccer News).
JMU Opponents in the National Polls (Nov. 12/13)
School, Game Date, Site (Result), Ranking*
SIU Edwardsville, Aug.
26, neutral (L 0-1), nr | nr | votes
North Carolina, Sept. 11, home (W 1-0), 5 | 3 | 4
Georgetown, Sept. 25, home (L 0-1), 6 | 6 | 7
Old Dominion, Oct. 3, away (T 0-0, 2 OT), 24 |
nr | 18
Northeastern, Oct. 6, away (L 0-1); Nov. 9,
neutral (L 0-5), votes | nr | 23
Drexel, Nov. 2, away (L 0-2) votes | 22 | votes
America (this week's rankings not yet released) | College Soccer
In the Region: Six
CAA members, including JMU, are ranked or receiving votes in the Nov. 13 South
Atlantic Region Top 10 (NSCAA).
Ranked are Old Dominion (#4), Northeastern (#5), Drexel
(#6), Hofstra (#8), JMU (#10) and George Mason (votes).
Other JMU opponents ranked in region
polls include North Carolina (#1 in
South), Georgetown (#1 in Northeast)
and Loyola (#2 in North Atlantic).