HARRISONBURG, Va., Feb. 4, 2011 – The James Madison volleyball team gathered in the Montpelier Room in the East Campus Dining Hall for the 2010-11 JMU volleyball banquet, last Saturday. The Dukes were joined by their families, the coaching staff and members of the athletics support staff for a night of celebrating their accomplishments and honoring the seniors.
The event opened with remarks from Head Coach Lauren Steinbrecher and Deputy Director of Athletics Geoff Polglase. From there Coach Steinbrecher reviewed the team’s accomplishments before she and her and her assistants, Casey Steinbrecher and Ron Sweet, took turns commenting on each player’s contributions to the program and thanking them for their hard work during the season.
In addition to the coaches, each of the seniors took time to reflect on their time at JMU and thank those who have made their years as a Duke so special.
The event concluded with a highlight video of the 2010 team that went 22-8 overall and advanced to the Colonial Athletic Association Championships for the first time since 2007.
The banquet was part of a full day for the Dukes who also held a baby shower for Coach Sweet and his wife Jenni.
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