HARRISONBURG, Va., Aug. 26, 2013 – James Madison women’s soccer midfielder Meghan Cox (Springfield, Va./Robert E. Lee) was named the Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week for the week ending Aug. 25.
The freshman scored a goal in each of her first two career games as the Dukes posted a 1-1 record in the season-opening JMU Invitational.
Cox tallied JMU’s first goal of the season and the first of her collegiate career in the Duke’s 4-1 win over Richmond on Friday night, scoring from 20 yards out. She again gave her team an early lead with a spectacular goal from 35 yards out in a 2-1 loss to visiting La Salle.
JMU’s first road game of the season is this Friday when it travels to play non-conference foe Marshall at 7 p.m.