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Friday

 WBB Logo
17-4 (7-0 CAA)
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Northeastern logo
8-13 (2-6 CAA)
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Women's Basketball vs. Northeastern
Friday, Feb. 7 - 7 p.m.

JMU Convocation Center
Harrisonburg, Va.

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*Play 4Kay Pink Out*

 Game Notes:

  • The Dukes are on a seven-game win-streak and are the lone unbeaten in CAA competition after a 72-48 victory at William & Mary on Tuesday night.  They have won nine of their last 10 games with the only loss coming at No. 13/11 North Carolina (74-71).
  • This season, JMU has had at least five Dukes score in double digits seven times.  There have been an additional three games with four Dukes in double figures.
  • JMU leads the all-time series with Northeastern 12-1.  The Dukes’ largest victory over the Huskies came on Jan. 2, 2011 at the JMU Convocation Center (84-61).
  • The Huskies are led by junior guard A’lece Mark with 17.8 points per game and senior center Jewel Tunstull with 13.7 points per game.  

 


 SB Logo
0-0 (0-0 CAA)
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North Texas
0-0 (0-0 CUSA)
Official Web Site

Softballl vs. North Texas
Friday, Feb. 7 - 10 a.m.

Jack Turner Stadium
Athens, Ga.

Live Stats | Tournament Central

 Game Notes:

  • The Dukes are coming off a season that saw them win a school record 42 games, going 42-17 overall and 18-3 in the Colonial Athletic Association.
  • JMU received an at-large bid to the Knoxville Regional in last year's NCAA tournament. It was the program's first-ever at-large bid and the second in CAA history.
  • In the Knoxville Regional, Madison earned its first-ever NCAA tournament win, knocking off Longwood, 5-0. Sophomore pitcher/first baseman Jailyn Ford (Hot Springs, Va./Bath County) earned the win and hit a grand slam in that game.
  • This is the first-ever meeting between the Dukes and Mean Green. 

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

Winthrop logo
0-0 (0-0 Big South)
Official Web Site

Softball vs. Winthrop
Friday, Feb. 7 - 12:30 p.m.

Jack Turner Stadium
Athens, Ga.

Live Stats | Tournament Central

 Game Notes:

  • The softball Dukes return four positional starters and three pitchers from last year's squad, including 2013 CAA Rookie of the Year in Ford and the 2012 CAA Rookie of the Year in junior pitcher Heather Kiefer (Potomac Falls, Va./Potomac Falls)
  • Ford and Kiefer combined to go 38-14 with a pair of saves and 274 strikeouts in 326 2/3 innings pitched.
  • Ford also added a .373 batting average with 38 runs, 15 home runs, 49 RBIs and nine stolen bases at the plate.
  • The Dukes are 1-1 all-time against Winthrop after splittng a pair of games with the Eagles in 2010 at Veterans Memorial Park.

 Track & Field Logo
Official Web Site
Penn State logo
Official Web Site

Track & Field at
Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup
Friday, Feb. 7 - All Day

Horace Ashenfelter III Indoor Track
University Park, Pa.


 Game Notes:

  • JMU will compete in Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup, hosted by Penn State University. Included in the nine-team event are Penn State, Binghamton, Buffalo, Connecticut, Liberty, Penn, Princeton and UNCW.
  • The Dukes are coming off a great showing at George Mason's Patriot Games, where they had six champions and five runners-up.
  • Competing in her first collegiate pentathlon, freshman Summer Walter took first in the 800-meter run, helping her finish second overall.

Saturday

 SB Logo
0-0 (0-0 CAA)
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Winthrop Logo
0-0 (0-0 Big South)
Official Web Site

Softball vs. Winthrop
Saturday, Feb. 8 - 10 a.m.

Jack Turner Stadium
Athens, Ga.

Live Stats | Tournament Central

 Game Notes:

  • Returning to the JMU lineup in 2014 include three-time All-CAA selection senior shortstop Caitlin Sandy (Fayetteville, N.C./Jack Britt). Sandy hit .313 with 10 extra-base hits, 13 steals, 25 RBIs and 20 runs after moving to shortstop from third base in 2013. 
  • Sandy's partner up the middle is sophomore second baseman Hannah Hayes (Lacrosse, Va./Kenston Forest) who hit .256 with four doubles, thwo home runs, 17 runs and 10 RBIs as a rookie.
  • The Dukes also return sophomore catcher Erica Field (Manassas, Va./Osbourn Park) who made the CAA All-Rookie team after hitting .328 with 35 RBIs and 30 runs scored. The second-year Duke led the team with 14 doubles and was 11-for-11 in steal attempts.

 MTen Logo
1-1 (0-0 CAA)
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          Georgia Southern logo
0-4 (0-0 SoCON)
Official Web Site

Men's Tennis vs. Georgia Southern
Saturday, Feb. 8 - 11 a.m.

ECU Indoor Tennis Center
Greenville, N.C.

 Game Notes:

  • After a three-week break, the JMU men's tennis team returns to action against Georgia Southern. The match will be played at East Carolina.
  • The Dukes are coming off a 1-1 record in the VCU 4-1 Invitational, where they edged Temple and lost to the host Rams.
  • Sophomore Robert Stirling and freshmen Sebastian Salinas and Brett Moorhead posted singles victories in the Dukes' win over the Owls.

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Official Web Site

Clemson Logo

Official Web Site

Diving at Clemson
Saturday, Feb. 8- 12 p.m.

McHugh Natatorium
Clemson, S.C.

 Game Notes:

  • The diving Dukes get one last tuneup before the Colonial Athletic Association Championships as they venture to Clemson, S.C. for a diving competition against Davidson and Clemson.
  • Three diving Dukes have turned in NCAA Zone qualifying scores and junior Alex Savage (Carrolton, Texas/Lewisville Hebron), sophomore Carly Alexander (Plantation, Fla./St. Thomas Aquinas) and redshirt freshman Taryn McLaughlin (Hudson, Ohio/Hudson) have all reached the NCAA benchmark.
  • McLaughlin has been the CAA Diver of the Week a league-best four times this season.

 MBB Logo
8-15 (3-6 CAA)
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Drexel logo
12-10 (4-5 CAA)
Official Web Site

Men's Basketball at Drexel
Saturday, Feb. 8 - 2 p.m.

Daskalakis Athletic Center
Philadelphia, Pa.

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 Game Notes:

  • JMU travels to Philadelphia for a CAA matchup with Drexel. The Dragons hold a 17-5 advantage in the all-time series.
  • Sophomore guard Andre Nation scored a team-high 20 points in the Dukes' 80-71 loss at Towson on Tuesday. Nation has reached double figures in seven-straight games.
  • Chris Fouch and Frantz Massenat share the scoring load for the Dragons. Fouch leads the team 18.3 ppg, while Massenat is close behind at 17.8 ppg.

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

Georgia Logo
0-0 (0-0 SEC)
Official Web Site

Softball at No. 23/21 Georgia
Saturday, Feb. 8 - 3 p.m.

Jack Turner Stadium
Athens, Ga.

Live Stats | Tournament Central

 Game Notes:

  • Four players return from last year's roster in senior utility players Cassidy Clayton (Acton, Mass./Acton-Boxborough) and Catherine Clavin (Poquoson, Va./Poquoson), senior pitcher Brittany Jeans (Camano Island, Wash./Stanwood) and junior outfielder Haley Widner (Columbus, Ohio/Bishop Ready).
  • Four Dukes were named to the CollegeSportsMadness.com Preseason All-CAA team, led by Player/Pitcher of the Year Jailyn Ford. Ford was joined by Sandy, Field and Kiefer.
  • JMU sports a roster with 10 freshman, including four utlity players, two outfielders, a shortstop, a third baseman, a catcher and a pitcher.

 WTen Logo
0-1 (0-1 CAA)
Official Web Site

Navy logo
7-1 (0-0 Patriot)
Official Web Site

Women's Tennis at Navy
Saturday, Feb. 8 - 3 p.m.

Tose Family Tennis Center
Annapolis, Md.

 Game Notes:

 

  • The Dukes lost their opening match of the spring 6-1 at then-No.40 William & Mary.  Their match at Navy will close out a three-week break from competition.
  • JMU’s lone point against the Tribe came from freshman Rachel Nelson.  She won in two sets (6-0, 6-2) at the No. 6 singles position.
  • The Mids have opened the season 7-1, including a six-match win-streak. 
  • Senior Erin Snook is 3-2 this spring at the No. 1 singles position while junior Noelle Kaufmann and sophomore Mikaela Carlson have gone 2-1 at the No. 1 doubles position in dual matches.

 


 Track & Field Logo
Official Web Site
Penn State Logo
Official Web Site

Track & Field at
Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup
Saturday, Feb. 8 - All Day

Horace Ashenfelter III Indoor Track
University Park, Pa.

 Game Notes:

  • Freshman Ebony Owusu-Sampah had another great meet for the Dukes last weekend. At George Mason's Patriot games, Owusu-Sampah won the long jump with an ECAC-qualifying mark of 5.81 meters and took second in the triple jump.
  • The Dukes dominated the shot put at George Mason. Senior Kristen Green won the event with an ECAC-qualifying distance of 13.83 meter, while sophomore Adrienne Alexander finished second.
  • JMU had three runners win middle distance and distance events, all by a large margin. Junior Kristen Landry won the 800-meter run by over four seconds, redshirt senior Katie Harman won the 1,000-meter run by over six seconds, and redshirt senior Stacey Nobles won the 3,000-meter run by nearly 11 seconds.

Sunday
 WBB Logo
 17-4 (7-0 CAA)
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Towson Logo
 10-11 (4-4 CAA)
Official Web Site

Women's Basketball vs. Towson
Sunday, Feb. 9 - 3 p.m.

JMU Convocation Center
Harrisonburg, Va.

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TV Broadcast: CSN-MA, TCN-P, CSN-NE

*Duke Dog Reading Day*

 Game Notes:

  • This will be the second time this season the Dukes and Tigers have faced off.  JMU won 62-57 at SECU Arena on Jan. 16, a game in which sophomore Precious Hall scored 21 points, tying a then-career high.
  • JMU tied a season high in blocks at William & Mary with 12 blocks, led by junior forward Toia Giggetts’ career-high five blocked shots.  The Dukes rank 11th in the nation and first in the CAA in blocked shots per game, rejecting an average of 5.7 shots per outing.
  • The Dukes rank ninth in the nation in rebounding margin (+10.5), which leads the second-best margin in the league by +3.9 (Delaware, +6.6).  They also lead the league in scoring margin (+18.0), +9.8 better than the second-best margin (Delaware, +8.2).
  • Senior guard Tanisha McTiller leads the Tigers with 19.1 points per game, followed by redshirt-junior forward LaTorri Hines-Allen (13.5 ppg) and sophomore guard Dominique Johnson (11.6 ppg).  Hines-Allen leads the team with 8.0 rebounds.

 


 WTen Logo
 0-1 (0-1 CAA)
Official Web Site
UMBC Logo
 1-3
(0-0 America East)
Official Web Site

Women's Tennis at UMBC
Sunday, Feb. 9 - 10 a.m.

Twin Lakes Racquet Club
Baltimore, Md.

 Game Notes:

  • At William & Mary on Jan. 18, seniors Ruxandra Andriescu and Jacqueline Palmucci won their doubles match 8-3 at the No. 3 position.  The Tribe, however, took the doubles point after a 2-1 showing against the Dukes.
  • The Retrievers have lost their last three matches after opening the season with a 6-1 win against Prairie View A&M.
  • Of UMBC’s nine players, six are either freshmen or sophomores.  Freshman Olga Baikulova is the primary No. 1 singles player and boasts a 1-2 record in the leadoff spot. 

 MTen Logo
 1-1 (0-0 CAA)
Official Web Site
ECU logo
 6-1(0-0 C-USA)
Official Web Site

Men's Tennis at East Carolina
Sunday, Feb. 9 - 11 a.m.

ECU Indoor Tennis Center
Greenville, N.C.


 Game Notes:

  • The Dukes continue play at East Carolina when they take on the host Pirates on Sunday at 11 a.m. 
  • After being shut out on the road at North Carolina, ECU has won seven straight matches, all on their home courts.
  • Saturday and Sunday mark the first complete dual matches of the season for JMU. The Dukes competed in invitationals during the fall and opened the spring with two matches at VCU's 4-1 Invitational.

 SB Logo
 0-0 (0-0 CAA)
Official Web Site
Georgia Logo
 0-0 (0-0 SEC)
Official Web Site

Softball at No. 23/21 Georgia
Sunday, Feb. 9 - 12:30 p.m.

Jack Turner Stadium
Athens, Ga.

Live Stats | Tournament Central

 Game Notes:

  • JMU set or tied 36 team and individual records in 2013. Jaily Ford led the way with 20 reocrd, including season records for wins (24), strikeouts (209), shutouts (nine), complete games (23) and starts (31).
  • The team set records for steals (139), while also leading the nation in steals per game (2.36), wins (42), CAA wins (18), home runs (47), complete games (38) and runs (288).
  • Georgia is coming off a season where it went 40-21 overall and 14-9 in the SEC. It advanced to the Tempe Regional where it fell to Arizona State in the championship round.
  • This is the first meeting between the Dukes and Bulldogs, although JMU did play in the Bulldog Invitational in 2011. The game scheduled between JMU and Georgia was rained out.