Lacrosse Travels to Virginia Tech Wednesday, Hosts Fairfield Saturday
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Head Coach: Shelley
Klaes-Bawcombe, seventh JMU season, 69-39; 12th career season, 118-74
JMU This Season (2013): 1-0 overall, 0-0 Colonial Athletic
JMU Last Season (2012): 11-6 overall, 6-1 Colonial Athletic
Association (regular season second place; tournament runner-up)
When: Wednesday, Feb. 28, 6 p.m.
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Fairfield at JMU
When: Saturday, March 2, 1 p.m.
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Scouting Virginia Tech:
Record: 2-2; 1-0 in Atlantic Coast Conference
Results: Wins at Davidson and
Coastal Carolina; losses at Duke and High Point
Conference: Atlantic Coast
College, Duke, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, Virginia Tech). Last year's champion was Maryland, and four
schools (semifinalist Maryland, quarterfinals UNC and Duke, and Virginia)
played in last year's NCAA Tournament.
Of Note: After opening the season
with four road games, Tech plays JMU in its first home game of the season. Associate head coach Lindsay Lewis is a
former assistant at JMU (2006-09).
JMU vs. Virginia Tech All-Time
JMU leads the series 10-0
Date, Result, Score, Site
4/18/01, W, 13-6, Home
3/21/04, W, 20-8, Home
3/17/05, W, 14-10, Home
14-10, Hilton Head, S.C.
3/14/07, W, 23-15, Away
3/12/08, W, 12-8, Home
2/21/09, W, 14-9, Away
2/24/10, W, 16-3, Home
3/2/11, W, 11-9, Away
2/29/12, W, 10-7, Home
Record: 1-2 (hosts Holy Cross Feb. 27)
Results: Win at Monmouth; losses
at Hofstra and Rutgers
Conference: Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (Canisius, Fairfield,
Marist, Iona, Siena,
Preseason Conference Coaches Poll:
Picked second behind Canisius
JMU vs. Fairfield All Time
JMU leads the series 3-0
Date, Result, Score, Site
3/9/10, W, 12-11, Away
3/5/11, W, 13-10, Away
3/4/12, W, 15-9, Away
JMU Opponents in the National Polls*
School, Game Date, Site, (JMU Result), Ranking*
Feb. 26/Feb. 25
Penn State, March 6, away, 10/11
Loyola, March 16, away, 7/9
Virginia, March 20, home, 6/8
Maryland, March 23, away, 1/1
Towson, April 7, home, 16/16
Delaware, April 5, home, nr/votes
Hofstra, April 12, away, nr/votes
Drexel, April 14, away, votes votes
Dukes Getting Votes in IWLCA Poll:
JMU is among six teams receiving votes
but not ranked in the Top 20 in the Feb. 25 IWLCA Coaches Poll.
on National Player of Year List: Redshirt
senior Casey Ancarrow is among 50 players named
to the watch list for the 2013 Tewaaraton Trophy, given to the nation's top
college lacrosse player.
an attacker, is the 2013 Colonial Athletic Association preseason Player of the
Year, a Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association All-America
honoree and a former member of the U.S. National Team. She was the CAA Player of the Year in 2012.
and 2012 Ancarrow was also named to the Tewaaraton Trophy Watch List., In 2011 she was among 24 athletes from the
Watch List to be nominated for the Tewarraton Trophy.
late April the Tewaaraton selection committee will narrow the list to 25
nominees, and in mid-May five finalists will be announced.
marks the 12th time since 2002 that a JMU player has been in the running for
the Tewaaraton Trophy. Others include
Mary Kate Lomady (2011), Kim Griffin (2010), Annie Wagner (2008), Kelly Berger
(2007), Ashlee Dardine (2005), Gail Decker (2003, 2004) and Lisa Staedt (2002,
2003). Decker was one of five finalists
in 2004 and Staedt was one of five finalists in 2003.