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NCAA Tournament Appearances



CAA Conference Championships

NCAA National Championships

“Today, athletics are a part of our culture that creates a shared sense of pride. Athletic events unite alumni, parents, students, faculty & staff, and community members behind the university and keep them engaged. Athletics serve as a common thread that connects our constituents.� -Dr. Linwood Rose, JMU President

“In growing James Madison University as a whole, I felt that athletics was a key component to us achieving our many goals. It allowed us to achieve success in our academic programs, draw on a wide variety of prospective students and assisted with the overall development of the University. JMU Athletics continues to be that springboard today.� -Ronald E. Carrier, Former JMU President

25,000 seat capacity in the renovated Bridgeforth Stadium University Park - home to lacrosse, soccer, and cross country/track & field · Graduation Success Rate 5% higher than national average · Dukes student-athletes totaled over 2,300 hours of volunteer work in 2010

State-of-the-art indoor and outdoor golf practice facility

“JMU will be a model institution by competing for conference championships and progressing into NCAA postseason play on a consistent basis. In the classroom our student-athletes will embody academic dignity and honor while striving to maintain a graduation success rate which ranks them at the very top of our peer institutions.” -Jeff Bourne, JMU Athletic Director

BENCHMARK NUMBERS Richmond Appalachian State Old Dominion Montana

2,700 members 2,400 members 2,400 members 2,300 members

$1.25M $2.5M $1.85M $2.3M

James Madison

2,287 members


“It is important to me to give back to the school that has given so much to me. Not only did I get a great education, but I built lifelong relationships at JMU. It has been rewarding to stay active as an alum and see the impressive growth of the university. JMU has always had a proud alumni base, and I would encourage each of you to give back to the place that gave you so much.” -Cliff Wood (‘88), Senior Vice President of Sales at CARMAX, Duke Club Member Since 2000

WHY GIVE TO THE DUKE CLUB? · · · · · · ·

Make your JMU pride known Turn the impact of JMU into an impact for JMU Provide funds for student-athlete scholarships and operating budgets Add value to your degree by helping enhance a nationally prominent athletics program at JMU Push JMU past rivals in membership, thus gaining a competitive advantage Build a strong JMU foundation through the support of many Tax deductibility as we are a 501(c)3


· Your Duke Club gift allows you ticket and game day parking benefits for Athletic Events. For more information call (540) 568-DUKE (3853) or visit


· What events are happening in your area? Visit to find out


· Focused on engaging former student-athletes, coaches and managers · 10% of each Letterwinner member’s gift will go to the sport of their choice · Full Duke Club benefits included


· For your first four years after graduation, earn all of your Duke Club benefits for only 1/2 the cost · For example: The Purple level ($300) is only $150 for all GDC members · Graduate Duke Club allows for great networking opportunities right out of college


If your company has a matching gift program please submit your completed form online or include in your returned pledge.

“If every JMU alum made a Duke Club gift, we would fully fund student-athlete scholarships with private support.” -Dave Biancamano, JMU Assistant Athletic Director for Development

2011 Duke Club Brochure  
2011 Duke Club Brochure  

The 2011 Duke Club brochure highlight's the Duke Dog Pride Campaign and the department's effort to add 2,011 new members in 2011.