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Friday

 Swim&Dive Logo
 2-3 (0-0 CAA)
Official Web Site
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Official Web Site

CAA Pod Meet
Friday, Nov. 1 - 2 p.m.

Savage Natatorium
Free Parking and Admission*

 Game Notes:

  • James Madison is this year's host of the CAA Pod Meet. The Dukes welcome Delaware, UNCW and William & Mary to Savage Natatorium for the two-day meet. 
  • Senior Kelsey Holmgaard is the reigning CAA co-Swimmer of the Week after winning two individual events at last week's WVU Invitational.
  • Madison is 16-2 in the CAA Pod Meet since the 2008-09 season and 11-0 over the past three seasons.
  • This weekend's meet is divided into three session. Session one starts at 2 p.m. on Friday with the diving session following at approxmiately 6:30 p.m. on Friday night. The final session is schedule to run from 8-10 a.m. on Saturday morning.

 VB Logo
 9-13 (4-5 CAA)
Official Web Site
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 15-9 (5-3 CAA)
Official Web Site

Volleyball vs. Hofstra
Friday, Nov. 1 - 7 p.m.

Sinclair Gymnasium/Godwin Hall
Free Admission & Parking*

Live Stats | MadiZONE HD Sportsnet

 Game Notes:

  • JMU went 1-1 last weekend, winning a 3-1 match at Delaware on Friday before falling to Towson, 3-0, on Saturday.
  • Junior middle blocker Lizzy Briones averaged 4.43 kills per set and hit .457 during the weekend to lead the Dukes. Her .556 attack percentage in Madison's win over the Blue Hens was her second-highest this season.
  • Sophomore MacKenzie Kleespies and Meghan Niski each tied their career-highs for digs in match against Delaware. Kleespies had a team-high 25 while Niski added 18.

 FH Logo
8-8 (1-3 CAA)
Official Web Site

Hofstra
6-12 (2-2 CAA)
Official Web Site

Field Hockey vs. Hofstra
Friday, Nov. 1 - 7 p.m.

JMU Field Hockey Complex
Free Parking and Admission

Live Stats

 Game Notes:

  • The Dukes suffered their first home loss of the season on Sunday, Oct. 27 when Drexel won 1-0 in overtime.
  • JMU currently sits in sixth place in the CAA standings, but a three-way tie in third place puts them just one game back in the standings.  Hofstra is a part of that three-way tie with Northeastern and William & Mary.
  • In conference play, sophomore Adrienne le Vatte leads the Dukes with three goals and six points.  Sophomore Saskia Chelmowski is second on the team with two goals and four points.

Saturday
 Swim&Dive Logo
2-3 (0-0 CAA)
Official Web Site
CAA logo
Official Web Site

CAA Pod Meet
Saturday, Nov. 2 - 8 a.m.

Savage Natatorium
Free parking and admission*

 Game Notes:

  • James Madison is this year's host of the CAA Pod Meet. The Dukes welcome Delaware, UNCW and William & Mary to Savage Natatorium for the two-day meet. 
  • Senior Kelsey Holmgaard is the reigning CAA co-Swimmer of the Week after winning two individual events at last week's WVU Invitational.
  • Madison is 16-2 in the CAA Pod Meet since the 2008-09 season and 11-0 over the past three seasons.
  • This weekend's meet is divided into three session. Session one starts at 2 p.m. on Friday with the diving session following at approxmiately 6:30 p.m. on Friday night. The final session is schedule to run from 8-10 a.m. on Saturday morning.

 FB Logo

5-3 (2-2 CAA)
Official Web Site

Villanova
4-4 (3-2 CAA)
Official Web Site

No. 23/RV Football vs. No. 19/22 Villanova
Saturday, Nov. 2 - 2:30 p.m.

Bridgeforth Stadium
Harrisonburg, Va.

Game Day Central

 Game Notes:

  • James Madison will host its annual Homecoming contest, taking on the Villanova Wildcats today. The game is regionally televised on Comcast SportsNet Regional, with Mike Corey on play-by-play and Brad Jackson is the analyst.
  • This will be the 22nd time that James Madison and Villanova will meet on the gridiron, with JMU holding a slim 11-10 lead, including a 6-4 advantage at Bridgeforth Stadium. 
  • Redshirt-senior linebacker Stephon Robertson has shown a nose for the football throughout his collegiate career. A 2013 Sports Network First-Team Preseason All-American, Robertson has led the Dukes in tackles in six of the eight games this season. He currently leads the CAA and ranks second in FCS football at 11.9 tackles per game, while also leading the league and currently tied for seventh in tackles for loss at 1.7 per game.

 Cross Country Logo

Official Web Site

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hosted by Towson

CAA Cross Country Championships
Saturday, Nov. 2 - 11 a.m.

Oregon Ridge Park
Cockeysville, Md.

CAA Championship Central

 Game Notes:

  • JMU will look to dethrone No.18-ranked William & Mary at the CAA Cross Country Championships.  This year, the event is being hosted by Towson at Oregon Ridge Park.
  • The women’s 6-kilometer race begins at 11 a.m., after the men’s 8-kilometer race.
  • The Dukes will be led by sophomore Jenna Flickinger, who has finished amongst the top-seven runners in two of three meets she has competed at this season.

Sunday
 VB Logo

 9-13 (4-5 CAA)
Official Web Site

Northeastern logo

14-8 (6-2 CAA)
Official Web Site

Volleyball vs. Northeastern
Senior Day

Sunday, Nov. 3 - Noon

Sinclair Gymnasium/Godwin Hall
Free Parking and Admission

Live Stats

 Game Notes:

  • Sunday is Senior Day for JMU Volleyball with the Dukes honoring senior libero Katie Daorai before the match. Daorai has played in 89 matches and 321 sets for JMU in her career. She ranks third in school history with 1,249 digs and second with an average of 3.89 digs per set. The Tampa, Fla., native has added 159 assists, 62 service aces and 12 kills in her career.
  • JMU and Northeastern have faced each other 22 times in program history with each team coming home with 11 victories. Last season, the Dukes took two of three from the Huskies, including a 3-2 win in the CAA Championship Quarterfinals.
  • Northeastern comes into the weekend with a 14-8 record and a 6-2 mark in the CAA. They are led by reigning CAA Player of the Year Kelly Bacon who averages 3.42 kills per set.

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 0-0 (0-0 CAA)
Official Web Site

Lenoir-Rhyne logo

0-0 (0-0 SAC)
Official Web Site

Women's Basketball vs. Lenoir-Rhyne
Exhibition Game
Sunday, Nov. 3 - 12 p.m.

JMU Convocation Center
Free Parking and Admission

 Game Notes:

  • JMU went 25-11 a year ago and reached the Quarterfinals of the WNIT. It was Head Coach Kenny Brooks' eighth straight season with 24 or more wins and his program's eighth consecutive appearance in the postseason.
  • The Dukes return four starters from last year's squad including Preseason CAA Player of the Year Kirby Burkholder and 2013 CAA Rookie of the Year Precious Hall.
  • Also returning this season for Madison is 2012 CAA Defensive Player of the Year in redshirt senior Nikki Newman. The local product received a medical redshirt after missing most of last season with an injury.

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6-8-1 (1-5 CAA)
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Georgia Southern

7-9 (2-4 SoCon)
Official Web Site

Men's Soccer vs. Georgia Southern
Senior Day
Sunday, Nov. 3 - 1 p.m.

University Park
Free admission and parking

Live Stats

 Game Notes:

  • JMU leads the all-time series 1-0-0. The Dukes won the only meeting 2-0 in 2003.
  • Senior Adam Bastidas scored his second goal of the season in the Dukes' game at College of Charleston on Wednesday. He leads the team with five assists and is second with nine points.
  • The Dukes will celebrate Senior Day on Sunday. Karel Manrau, John Ricketti, Mike Whitaker, Adam Bastidas, Markus Bjorkheim and Colin Newcity will be honored prior to the game.

 FH Logo
8-8 (1-3 CAA)
Official Web Site

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6-11 (2-2 CAA)
Official Web Site

 

Field Hockey vs. Northeastern
Senior Day
Sunday, Nov. 3 - 1 p.m.

JMU Field Hockey Complex
Free Parking and Admission

Live Stats | MadiZONE HD Sportsnet

 Game Notes:

  • As the Dukes’ final game of the regular season, the team will recognize its three seniors immediately after the conclusion of the match: redshirt-senior back Sam Smiertka (Townsend, Del./St. Thomas More), senior back Amy Goldstein (Lititz, Pa./Warwick) and senior goalkeeper Stephanie Tarafas (Suffolk, Va./Nansemond River)
  • The Dukes suffered their first home loss of the season on Sunday, Oct. 27 when Drexel won 1-0 in overtime.
  • JMU currently sits in sixth place in the CAA standings, but a three-way tie in third place puts them just one game back in the standings.  Northeastern is a part of that three-way tie with Hofstra and William & Mary.

 MBB Logo

0-0 (0-0 CAA)
Official Web Site

Philly U logo
0-0 (0-0 CACC)
Official Web Site

Men's Basketball vs. Philadelphia
Exhibition Game
Sunday, Nov. 3 - 2:30 p.m.    

JMU Convocation Center
Free Parking and Admission

Live Stats

 Game Notes:

  • JMU will face Philly U in exhibition play for the sixth straight season corresponding with each of Matt Brady's years as the Dukes' head coach.
  • The Dukes are 5-0 against the Rams in exhibition matchups and won 77-69 last year.
  • Madison enters the season with its youngest and tallest team in program history while also boasting the most foreign players.
  • Philly is led by legendary men's basketball coach Herb MaGee. A member of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, Magee is closing in on 950 career coaching victories.