Wake advanced to Sunday's game after winning a penalty-kick shootout at South Carolina Thursday night. The Demon Deacons held a 4-3 advantage on PKs after regulation and overtime play ended in a 1-1 tie.
NCAA Tournament Second-Round Information:
Teams: #14 seed JMU vs. Wake Forest
When: Sunday, Nov. 20, 5 p.m.
Where: JMU Soccer Complex | Directions | Free parking available next to the field
Tickets: Available at the gate (opens at 4 p.m.)
$7.00 Adults | $4.00 Students with a valid college ID, Senior Citizens (62+), JMU Faculty/Staff | $3.00 Youth (3 to 17)
Multimedia: Live Stats | Free Live Audio on JMUSports.com (weather permitting)
Head Coach: Tom Martin, 26th JMU season, 333-138-50; 35th career season, 452-173-60
This Season: 12-4-2 overall, 8-3-0 in Colonial Athletic Association (1st place); CAA Tournament semifinalist
JMU Last Season (2010): 9-7-2 overall; 4-6-1 (tied eighth) Colonial Athletic Association
Scouting Wake Forest: The Demon Deacons prevailed 4-3 in a penalty-kick shootout at South Carolina to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Wake Forest has an 8-7-5 overall record, with five of the seven losses coming to teams ranked in the latest Soccer America poll (#2 North Carolina, #8 Boston College, #17 South Florida, #18 Louisville, #22 Virginia). Wake also owns a win over #22 Virginia and a tie against #10 Maryland.
The Demon Deacons lost 4-3 in double overtime at Virginia in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament.
Wake's last four games have gone to overtime, and the Demon Deacons have an 0-1-3 record in those contests.
JMU vs. Wake Forest All-Time
The series is tied 2-2-1.
Date, Result, Score, Site
9/7/92, W, 4-0, Away
9/6/93, T, 1-1, OT, Away
9/28/96, W, 1-0, Home
9/26/97, L, 0-2, Away
8/31/01, L, 0-2, Neutral+
+ George Mason/Kappa Classic
Unbeaten at Home: JMU takes a 9-0-1 home record into its Nov. 20 NCAA second-round game.
Ten games marks the longest home unbeaten streak for the program since JMU set a school record with 14 games without a loss (13-0-1), spanning the 2003 and 2004 seasons.
The best single-season home records in JMU history:
Games, Season, Record
1988, 11 games, 9-0-2
2011, 10 games, 9-0-1
1996, 9 games, 9-0-0
2003, 9 games, 8-0-1
2004, 9 games, 8-0-1
2001, 7 games, 7-0-0
Martin is Winningest Active Coach: Dukes' head coach Tom Martin is the winningest active coach in NCAA Division I soccer. He has a 35-year career record of 452-173-60. His record in 26 JMU seasons is 333-138-50. JMU's Oct. 19 win at William and Mary gave Martin his 450th career victory.
Dukes at 12 Wins: JMU's current season total of 12 wins is the most by a JMU team since the 2005 team won 12 games. The school record for victories is 20, by the 1994 team.
Lucky 13? JMU Playing in NCAA for 13th Time: JMU is in the NCAA Championship for the first time since 2005. The Dukes are making their ninth tournament appearance since 1992 and their 13th overall appearance (11 in Division I). This is the first time JMU has received a first-round bye.
Year by Year in the NCAA Tournament
Division I: 3-10-1
PK Shootout: 1-0
Home: 2-1-1 (DI 2-1-1)
Away: 1-8-0 (DI 1-8-0)
Neutral: 1-1-0 (DI 0-1-0)
Year, Opponent, Round, Result, Score
College Division (Record: 1-2-0)
1971, at Rollins, First round, Lost, 1-3 (OT)
1971, vs. Fla. Southern (at Rollins), Consolation, Won, 3-0
1972, at South Florida, First round, Lost, 1-2
Division I (Record: 3-10-1)
1973, vs. Maryland, Playoff*, Won, 1-0
1973, at Clemson, First round, Lost, 0-7
1976, at Clemson, First round, Lost, 0-8
1992, at Duke, First round, Lost, 0-3
1993, at Loyola (Md.), First round, Lost, 0-1
1994, at North Carolina, First round, Won, 3-0
1994, DUKE, Second round, Won, 2-1
1994, at Virginia, Quarterfinals, Lost, 1-4
1995, PRINCETON, First round, Won, 1-0
1995, MARYLAND, Second round, Tied+, 2-2 (3 OT)
1995, at Duke, Quarterfinals, Lost, 2-3
1996, at Maryland, First round, Lost, 1-2 (OT)
2000, ST. JOHN'S, First round, Lost, 0-1
2001, Towson (at North Carolina), First round, Lost, 1-4
2005, at North Carolina Greensboro, First round, Lost, 2-3
Home games in CAPS
+advanced on penalty kicks
*JMU's 1973 NCAA game with Maryland, played in Catonsville, Md., is not included in the NCAA tournament records. The game was a play-off game scheduled by the NCAA committee to determine the final berth in the 1973 NCAA Tournament.
Three CAA Teams Still Playing: JMU is among four CAA teams to play in the 2011 NCAA Tournament, and three are playing in the Nov. 20 second-round games.
Other CAA Teams in the 48-team NCAA Field:
Delaware... qualified as tournament champion... won 1-0 at Virginia in NCAA first round... second round at #13 seed UCLA 10 p.m. ET Nov. 20
Old Dominion... at-large entry in tournament (CAA tournament runner-up)... tied Liberty 0-0 at home in NCAA first round and advanced on PKs 5-4... second round at #16 seed Indiana 2 p.m. ET Nov. 20
Georgia State... at-large entry in tournament (CAA tournament semifinalist)... lost 1-0 at Duke in first round
JMU Week by Week in the National Polls
Highest rank of season in bold
Oct. 3/4: 21st Soccer America | votes College Soccer News
Oct. 10/11: 17th Soccer America | votes College Soccer News | votes NSCAA
Oct. 17/18: 20th Soccer America | 24th College Soccer News | votes NSCAA
Oct. 24/25: 17th Soccer America | 21st College Soccer News | 21st NSCAA
Oct. 31/Nov. 1: 12th Soccer America | 12th College Soccer News | 12th NSCAA
Nov. 7/8: 23rd Soccer America | 20th College Soccer News | 20th NSCAA
Nov. 14/15: 24th Soccer America | no poll College Soccer News | votes NSCAA
JMU Weekly Notes