2011 Schedule August 18 21 27
George Washington (scrimmage), 3 p.m. Maryland, Baltimore County (scrimmage), 4 p.m. Richmond, 7 p.m.
September JMU/Fairfield Inn by Harrisonburg Invitational 2 St. Bonaventure vs. North Carolina Asheville, 5 p.m. JMU vs. Florida Atlantic, 7:30 p.m. 4 St. Bonaventure vs. Florida Atlantic, noon JMU vs. North Carolina Asheville, 2:30 p.m. 10 13 17 24 28
at Longwood, 2:30 p.m. at North Carolina, 7 p.m. Lafayette, 7 p.m. Towson*, 7 p.m. West Virginia, 7 p.m.
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Northeastern*, 8 p.m. North Carolina Wilmington*, 7 p.m. at Delaware*, 1 p.m. at Virginia Commonwealth*, 7 p.m. George Mason*, 7 p.m. at William and Mary*, 7 p.m. at Georgia State*, 2 p.m. Old Dominion*, 7 p.m. at Drexel*, 7 p.m.
November 5 10 11 13
at Hofstra*, 7 p.m. CAA First Round (#1 Seed hosts) CAA Semifinals (#1 Seed hosts) CAA Championship (#1 Seed hosts)
*Colonial Athletic Association opponent NCAA Tournament dates available at NCAA.com Game dates and times are subject to change. Go to JMUSports.com for updated information.
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Tom Martin Head Coach Davis & Elkins ‘71
• Second winningest active coach in NCAA Division I soccer • Eight NCAA Tournament appearances, including two quarterfinals • Four CAA Tournament titles (1992-94, 2001) & twice CAA runner-up • Six conference Player of the Year recipients • 35 of his JMU players have gone on to play professionally, including 2011 MLS Rookie of the Year candidate CJ Sapong • Top five national team ranking • Dukes have been nationally ranked in 17 of his last 22 JMU seasons • Senior Bowl East Team head coach 1984 • 25-year JMU record is 321-134-48 • 34-year career record is 440-169-58 • West Virginia Wesleyan Hall of Fame inductee • Davis & Elkins Hall of Fame inductee • Two NAIA national titles at West Virginia Wesleyan (1984, 1985)
Coach of the Year • NSCAA National 1984, 1985 • NAIA National 1982, 1984, 1985 • NSCAA/Met Life South Region 1989 • Soccer News South Atlantic Region 1995 • CAA 1986, 1989, 1993, 2000 • Virginia Division I 1989, 1993, 2000
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Associate Head Coach Connecticut ‘91 As a coach • Third season as associate head coach at JMU (2009-present) and ninth JMU season overall (assistant coach 1997-03) • Head coaching experience at Massachusetts-Lowell (1997) • Assistant coaching experience also includes Holy Cross (1992-93, 96) and Connecticut (1994) • Coaching experience with ODP teams in Connecticut and Virginia • Two NCAA Tournament appearances (JMU 2000, 01) • CAA champion (2001) and runner-up (2000) • Dukes have been nationally ranked in seven (1997-01, 2009-10) of his eight previous JMU seasons • Has coached nine JMU players who have gone on to play professionally, including 2011 MLS Rookie of the Year candidate CJ Sapong • NSCAA National Diploma • Master’s degree in sport management from Connecticut
As a player • Freshman All-America goalkeeper at Connecticut • Three NCAA Tournament appearances (1987, 88, 89) • Big East Tournament MVP (1989) • U.S. Youth National Team
Sean Martin Assistant Coach James Madison ‘07
As a coach • Third season as assistant coach at JMU (2009-present) • Assistant coaching experience includes Bridgewater (Va.) College (2008) • Head coach, Under-19 Boys Blue (Skyline Soccer League) • Dukes have been nationally ranked in both (2009-10) of his two previous JMU seasons • Has coached two JMU players who have gone on to play professionally, including 2011 MLS Rookie of the Year candidate CJ Sapong • Also assistant coach three seasons at Harrisonburg H.S. (2008-10) • Harrisonburg H.S. was two-time state quarterfinalist (2009, 2010) • NSCAA Advanced Regional Diploma • NSCAA State Goalkeeper Diploma • VHSL & USSF certified official • Master’s degree in sport and recreation leadership from JMU
As a player • Three-year member of JMU team • Two nationally-ranked JMU teams (2004, 05) • NCAA Tournament appearance (2005) • All-state player and four-year starter at Harrisonburg H.S. 2011 JMU Soccer - 3
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Pro Career Highlights 2011, Rookie Season
• MLS Rookie of the Year candidate • Selected by Sporting Kansas City in the first round of Major League Soccer Superdraft (Jan. 13) • 10th overall pick and the highest draft selection ever by a JMU player • MLS record for fastest goal by a rookie making his first start in a professional debut; scored 1:43 into game vs. Chivas USA (March 20) • Game-winning goal in overtime in victory over Houston Dynamo in U.S. Open Cup semifinal qualifier (April 6) • His three goals in U.S. Open Cup play rank him fourth all-time on SKC’s U.S. Open Cup goal-scoring list • Scored first goal ever at newly-opened Livestrong Sporting Park in SKC’s 1-0 win over San Jose (June 17)
Sporting Kansas City Manager Peter Vermes on Sapong
“He is an extremely explosive and powerful forward who can play with his back to the goal. He has an excellent attitude. He is very mature and one of those kids who will find his way in the league very quickly. We think CJ is a very good fit for us… We think that not only right away he can have some impact for the team but we think over time he’s got a huge upside.” (Jan. 13, MLS Superdraft) “His progression has been very good. He’s very coachable. He learns very fast and he has a real ambition to be successful. You put all those things together, and with his athleticism, it can be a dangerous combination.” (March 11, when Sapong officially signed with SKC) “He had a monster game. He was dangerous, had the ball a lot, he was just very good for us.” (March 20 after season-opening win over Chivas USA)
CJ Sapong on Signing Day
“I was so excited when I heard my name. I kind of got flustered with emotions for a little bit.” “I am built for this, I am ready. I can’t wait for that first time I step on the field and I know I am going to have to prove myself. I have had to do it until now and this is just more motivation to try even harder.” “I am a flashy, outgoing person, and fun-loving. You are going to see I am having fun on field. I have fun with life. No matter what situations I come across I make the best out of them. I know God has a path for me, and I have faith that whatever the path may be I will be successful if I just keep believing.”
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JMU Career Highlights • College Soccer News All-America Second Team as a senior
• NSCAA All-South Atlantic Region First Team as a junior and senior, Third Team as a freshman • Nominee for Soccer News Net Player of the Year as a senior • Hermann Trophy Watch List for national Player of the Year as a senior • TopDrawerSoccer.com’s 2010 Team of the Season (First Team) as a senior • Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year as a senior • CAA and Virginia Rookie of the Year as a freshman • All-CAA First Team four years (first player in school history to win conference first-team honors four times) • NCAA fourth in points average (1.83) as a senior • CAA leader in points (33), points average (1.83), goals (12), assists (9), assist average (0.5) as a senior • JMU Athlete of the Year as a senior • Career totals: 37 goals, 21 assists, 95 points, 12 game-winning goals
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professional players Some 39 JMU players have gone on to play professionally.
Pro • 13-year career in England 1998-2010 • Member of Exeter City when it made headlines by tying Manchester United in a 2005 thirdround FA Cup game JMU • All-Region 1997 • All-CAA 1996, 1997
Pro • MLS DC United 2010-11 • MLS Kansas City Wizards 2007-09 JMU • College Soccer News All-America 2006 • All-Region 2004, 2005, 2006 • All-CAA 2004, 2005, 2006 • CAA 25th Anniversary Team
Pro • USL Richmond (Va.) Kickers 2000-08 • Kickers MVP 2000 • MLS MetroStars 1999 JMU • NSCAA ScholarAthlete All-America 1996, 1997 • All-Region 1997, 1998 • All-CAA 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 • CAA 25th Anniversary Team
Alan Mayer Pro • 15-year career • First-round draft choice, North American Soccer League 1974 • NASL American Player of the Year 1978 • MVP of Major Indoor Soccer League 1983 • U.S. National Team 1977-81 JMU • School season shutout record (11) • NSCAA All-America 1971, 1972 • All-Region 1971, 1972, 1973
Pro • NFL Buffalo Bills 198592 • NFL All-Pro selection 1990 • Super Bowl 1991, 1992
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Pro • Played in four professional leagues, including NASL and MISL JMU • NSCAA All-America 1978 • All-Region 1976, 1978
professional players CJ Sapong
Pro • MLS Sporting Kansas City 2011 • First-round draft choice 2011 JMU • College Soccer News All-America 2010 • CAA Player of the Year 2010 • All-Region 2009, 2010 • All-CAA 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Carl Strong Pro • North American Soccer League & USL 1978-85 JMU • All-Region 1977 • VISA Player of the Year 1977
• Brian Albrecht (1989-92) • Brian Bailey (1991-94) • Brent Bennett (1991-94) • Niki Budalich (1997-00) • Patrick Burke (1988-91) • Mike Brizendine (1995-98) • Scott Davis (1988-91) • Jake Edwards (1994-97) • Ricky Engelfried (1987-90) • Nathan Fairchild (1992-95) • Stephen Gill (1987-90) • Matt Glaeser (2003-05) • Geoff Honeysett (1994-97)
Pro • MLS supplemental draft first-round pick by Chicago Fire 2007 JMU • All-Region 2004 • All-CAA 2003, 2004 • CAA Rookie of the Year 2003
• Bob Johnston (1991, 92-93) • Kevin Knight (1995-98) • Mark Mathewson (1991-94) • Alan Mayer (1970-73) • Patrick McSorley (1992-95) • Steve Nichols (1987-88) • Scott Norwood (1978) • Joe O’Carroll (1991-92) • Tomiwa Ogunsola (2006) • Hal Partenheimer (1974-78) • Graham Perkovich (1993-94) • Barry Purcell (1991-96) • Ivan Sampson (1989-92) 2011 JMU Soccer - 9
• NASL Carolina RailHawks 2011 • MLS Philadelphia Union 2010 • MLS New York Red Bulls 2009 JMU • All-Region 2008 • All-CAA 2007, 2008
• CJ Sapong (2007-10) • Duncan Satchell (1990-92) • Joel Senior (2008-09) • Chris Simon (1986-89) • Carl Strong (1976-77) • John Stroud (1987-90) • Kyle Swords (1992-96) • Jari Takatalo (1995-96) • Mike Tuddenham (2003-06) • Umesh Vemuri (1995-98) • Andrew Walker (2003-06) • Brandon Wright (1997-00) • Nick Zimmerman (2005-08)
Redshirt Sr. Goalkeeper Herndon, Va.
Sr. Forward Chester, Va.
Major: Sports management Minor: Business
• CAA Commissioners Academic Award • All-region at Oakton H.S. • McLean Premier Soccer Celtic club won league championship • D.C. United club in Super-Y League
• Returning starter • CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award • All-state and member of two state champion teams at Thomas Dale H.S. • Richmond Kickers club won state championship
• ODP region camp
Rahul Chaudhry Redshirt Jr. Forward, Midfielder Great Falls, Va.
Major: Sports management Minor: Business
Sr. Defender Vienna, Va. Major: Marketing
• All-region at Langley H.S. • Three-year starter • CAA Commissioners Academic Award
• Reston FC club was four-time state semifinalist • ODP region team
• All-state independent at Flint Hill H.S. • Reston FC club was state runner-up
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Redshirt Jr. Midfielder Herndon, Va.
Jr. Defender Bollington, England
Major: Physical and health education teacher education
Major: Sports management Minor: Business
• Two-year starter • Gatorade state Player of the Year at Herndon H.S. • Played for Reston Futbol Club
• Alumnus of Tytherington H.S. and Myerscough College • Myerscough was ESFA (English Schools Football Assn.) under-18 semifinalist • Lancashire County won Northern Counties under-18 Youth Cup
Bakari Williams Redshirt Jr. Defender Danville, Va.
Paul Wyatt Jr. Forward Modbury, England
Major: Psychology Minor: Dance
• Four-year starter, last two at Shattuck St. Mary’s H.S. in Fairbault, Minn. • Roanoke Star club • ODP state team captain
• All-CAA 2009, 2010 • Alumnus of two-time Devon Cup champion Ivybridge H.S. • Selected to represent both Devon County and Plymouth Schoolboys
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Redshirt So. Midfielder Catasauqua, Pa.
Redshirt So. Goalkeeper Harrisonburg, Va.
Major: Interdisciplinary liberal studies
Major: Physical and health education teacher education Minor: Coaching
• CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award two years • All-state for two-time District XI champion and 2007 state quarterfinalist Catasauqua H.S.
• All-State at region runner-up Harrisonburg H.S. • ODP state team • Also All-State Honorable Mention as a punter on Harrisonburg’s 2008 district champion football team
• VE Blast club placed third in Region I Premier League • ODP region pool or team four years
Karel Manrau So. Midfielder/Defender Neuchâtel, Switzerland Major: International business
Daniel DiLullo Redshirt So. Forward Havertown, Pa. Major: Sports management Minor: Business
• Returning starter • Played on Colombier FC and Xamax FC teams that each won a Neuchâtel Cup championship • Member of Xamax FC team that placed third at International Youth Tournament
• All-East Region and all-state first team at two-time Central League champion and state quarterfinalist Lower Merion • FC Delco club won five region I championships and six state championships
• Selected to Neuchâtel Under-14 and Under-15 teams for international tournament competition • Selected to Under-16 Swiss National Team 2006
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Redshirt Fr. Midfielder Woodbrook, Trinidad
Redshirt Fr. Midfielder/Forward Herndon, Va.
Major: Business administration and management
• Played for St. Mary’s H.S. team that won North Zone Intercol and North Zone League championships • Scored four goals in the opening five games in St. Mary’s 2009 North Zone League title run
• Two-time All-Concorde District at district runner-up Chantilly H.S. • ODP state team
• Class valedictorian and school prefect
• Played with GFA ‘91 Elite
Tim Whitebread Redshirt Fr. Defender McLean, Va.
Redshirt Fr. Goalkeeper Chester, Va.
• All-State Honorable Mention at state semifinalist Thomas Dale H.S. • Two-time All-Central Region • Played for Richmond Strikers Academy
• All-State at state quarterfinalist McLean H.S. • ODP Region 1 pool and state team • His RFC ‘91 team was Region 1 runner-up and two-time state champion
• His GFA Elite team was threetime state champion
Redshirt Fr. Defender Warrenton, Va. Major: Computer information systems
Gene Daniels Redshirt So. Defender Stafford, Va. Major: Kinesiology Minor: General business
• Alumna of Kettle Run H.S. • Won four state championships with GFA ‘91 Elite • ODP state team • CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award two years • All-state at regional semifinalist Colonial Forge H.S. • His Northern Virginia Royals club played in five North American finals • ODP Super Y League national camp three years
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Fr. Midfielder Harrow, England
Fr., Defender/Midfielder Gaithersburg, Md. Major: Communications
• Selected to England Schoolboys national team that played in the Centenary Shield international tournament • Played for Wealdstone club that was Allied Counties League champion • Played for Pinnacle club that won league championship and Middlesex Cup
• All-Montgomery County at region semifinalist Quince Orchard H.S. • ODP national pool (Under-15) • Played for state semifinalist Reston FC club
So. Midfielder Lorton, Va.
Fr. Midfielder Kingston, Jamaica
Major: Political science
• Starter for Jamaica College team that won Manning Cup, Walker Cup and Olivier Shield 2010 and Walker Cup 2009 • Played for St. George’s College team that won Manning Cup and Olivier Shield 2008 • Team captain of Central Kingston club that won the Kingston and St. Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) St. Andrew competition
• Two-time All-Patriot District at region quarterfinalist South County S.S. • ODP state team • Played for McLean Academy club • Member of two-time state champion Concord (Del.) Clash club
Fr. Midfielder Woodbridge, Va.
Fr. Forward Ajax, Ontario
Major: Accounting Major: Marketing
Major: International business
• All-Cardinal District at Hylton H.S. • ODP national pool • Played for NVSC Junior Royals club9
• MVP of Superclub National Championship • Led Pickering H.S. in scoring • Scored more than 100 career goals with Ajax Gunners
Redshirt Jr. Defender Herndon, Va. Major: Kinesiology (physical education teacher education) • Two-time All-Northwest Region at Westfield H.S. • Played for Reston FC club
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Fr. Midfielder/Defender Akureyri, Iceland Major: Mathematics • Played for Thor first team • Team won four Iceland national championships and three Icelandic Cup championships • Graduate of Menntaskolinn a Akureyri H.S.
So. Goalkeeper Hamilton, N.J.
Jr. Defender Doylestown, Pa.
• Member of state champion Pennington Prep team • Played for Eastern Pennsylvania semifinalist Philadelphia Soccer Club • Played for New Jersey state champion National Soccer Academy
• All-state and area Defensive Player of the Year at state semifinalist Central Bucks East H.S. • Played for VE Blast club that was a Dallas Cup quarterfinalist • ODP region team and Eastern Pennsylvania team
Fr. Defender Oakton, Va.
Fr. Forward Nokesville, Va.
Major: Psychology Minor: Philosophy
Major: Engineering • Three-time all-state at state quarterfinalist Brentsville H.S. • Evergreen District Player of the Year and News & Messenger Player of the Year • Played for state runner-up GFA club
• Four-year starter at Liberty District semifinalist James Madison H.S. • Played for FPYC Force club that was ranked as high as 11th in state
Jimmy Simpson Redshirt Sr. Midfielder Warrenton, Va. Major: History (graduate school) • All-region at Fauquier H.S. • Played for Prince William Courage club that won two Virginia state championships • U.S. National Team training camp
The 2010-11 Dukes’ team won the JMU Intercollegiate Athletics’ Exemplary Community Service Award. The team was selected from among JMU’s 18 intercollegiate sports teams for making community service a priority and tradition and taking part in numerous projects during the last year. The team accumulated nearly 200 hours of community service activities. Among the activities and organizations in which the team was involved were the following: - Clymore Elementary Welcome Back Carnival - WHSV/TV3 Children’s First Day - Skyline Middle School African American Read-In & Language Arts Program - Boys and Girls Club Volunteer Work - Boys and Girls Club Valley Soccer Camp Scholarships - Meet the Dukes - Big Brothers & Big Sisters
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In only its fourth season of competition, JMU posts a 3-0 win over Florida Southern in NCAA Tournament play.
JMU claims its first win over a top 10 team as the Dukes dominate sixth-ranked Wake Forest 4-0 on the Deacons’ home field.
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The Dukes record their 12th straight victory in the Virginia Intercollegiate Soccer Association semifinals at Virginia. Five days later JMU claims a share of the VISA championship following a scoreless overtime tie at Randolph-Macon.
The Dukes beat nationally thirdranked William and Mary 2-1 in the CAA title game for their school-record 17th victory of the year.
N ov. 7, 19 9 3 , R i ch m o n d , Va . JMU becomes the first team to win back-to-back CAA tournament championships as the Dukes shut out Old Dominion 3-0. It’s a school-record 19th victory for the Dukes, who advance to the NCAA Tournament.
N ov. 1 6 , 1 9 7 3 , H a rri s o n b u rg , Va . A 3-1 home win over George Mason gives JMU the championships of both the VISA and the Virginia College Athletic Association.
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N ov. 1 3 , 19 9 4 , W i l l i a m s b u rg , Va . It’s a “three-peat” as the Dukes become the first CAA team to win three consecutive league crowns. JMU tops William and Mary 3-1 in the title match on the Tribe’s home field.
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Coach Bob Vanderwarker’s Dukes qualify for the NCAA Tournament in their first year at the Division I level. JMU extends its unbeaten streak to 14 games with a 1-0 win over Maryland in an NCAA playoff game.
On a snowy, cold afternoon the Dukes post their third consecutive win over a Top 20 team as JMU advances to the NCAA quarterfinals with a 2-1 victory over sixth-ranked Duke. The win gives JMU a school-record 20-victory season.
N ov. 1 3 , 1 9 74 , Fa i r fa x , Va . JMU secures another VISA/ VCAA co-championship by shutting out George Mason in a scoreless overtime tie.
N ov. 2 0 , 1 9 7 5 , H a rri s o n b u rg , Va . It’s a fourth straight league title for the Dukes, who beat Old Dominion 2-1 to earn another VISA championship trophy.
N ov. 1 6 , 1 9 7 6 , C l e m s o n , S. C . JMU plays at Clemson as the Dukes earn another NCAA Tournament bid.
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D e c . 4 , 19 9 4 , C h a rl o tte s v i l l e , Va . JMU’s NCAA quarterfinal game at fourth-ranked Virginia draws a state-record crowd of 7,807.
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JMU extends its league-record unbeaten streak to 23 games (21-0-2) with a 3-1 home CAA victory over American.
N ov. 2 6 , 19 9 5 , H a rri s o n b u rg , Va . The Dukes advance to the NCAA quarterfinals by beating Maryland in a penalty-kick shootout after the teams ended overtime play tied at 2-2.
D e c . 2 , 19 9 5 , D u rh a m , N . C . A month after winning 2-1 at seventh-ranked Duke, JMU falls 3-2 in a re-match against the Blue Devils in the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals.
Oct. 15, 1996 The Dukes achieve their highest national ranking at number two in the Soccer America poll. The next day JMU wins 4-1 at Virginia Commonwealth to improve to 11-0.
N ov. 2 3 , 1 9 9 6 , C o l l e ge Pa rk , M d . It’s a fifth straight NCAA Tournament appearance for the Dukes, who battle eighth-ranked Maryland to a 1-1 tie in regulation before falling 2-1 in overtime.
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JMU captures its fourth CAA championship as the Dukes beat Virginia Commonwealth 1-0 in the tournament’s title match.
Oct. 31, 2003, H a rri s o n b u rg , Va .
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JMU posts a 3-2 upset win over nationally second-ranked Old Dominion. It was the first loss of the year for the Monarchs, who entered the game as the only unbeaten and untied team in NCAA Division I. ODU had given up only three goals all season prior to the match.
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Oct. 23, 2005, N o r fo l k , Va .
The Dukes upset nationally second-ranked Old Dominion 2-1 in sudden-death overtime. The Monarchs entered the game riding a nine-game (8-0-1) unbeaten streak as well as a 32-match home regular-season unbeaten streak. ODU had last lost a home regular-season game on Sept. 15, 2002.
Oct. 31, 1999, Miami, Fla. The Dukes dominate defending NCAA champion Indiana and come away with a 2-0 victory in Florida International’s BellSouth Classic. Indiana, which saw its 13-match win streak end, does not lose again as the Hoosiers rebound to post seven consecutive victories en route to their second straight NCAA national title.
May 2, 20 0 0, Indianapolis, Ind. The JMU program ranks sixth on the list of the winningest NCAA Division I programs of the 1990s. The Dukes won 154 games and qualified for five NCAA tournaments in the decade.
N ov. 1 8 , 2 0 0 0 , H a rri s o n b u rg , Va . JMU returns to the NCAA Tournament but loses a 1-0 decision to St. John’s.
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N ov. 19 , 2 0 0 5 , G re e n s b o ro , N . C . North Carolina Greensboro holds off JMU for a 3-2 win in an NCAA Tournament firstround game.
• CAA 25th Anniversary Team • NSCAA All-America 1993, 1994 • Soccer News All-America 1994 • All-Region 1993, 1994 • All-CAA 1992, 1993, 1994 • CAA Player of the Year 1993 • All-State 1993, 1994 • JMU Athletic Hall of Fame 2007
Patrick Burke • All-Region 1990, 1991 • All-CAA 1990 • All-State 1991
Ricky Engelfried • ISAA/MSL Senior Classic 1991 • All-Region 1988, 1990 • All-CAA 1988, 1989, 1990 • All-State 1988, 1989, 1990
Jeff Brown • All-Region 1983 • All-VIL 1981, 1982, 1983 • JMU ScholarAthlete of the Year 1983-84 • Only JMU player to win team’s offensive & defensive MVP award in same season
• All-Region 1979, 1980, 1981 • All-VIL 1979, 1980, 1981
JMU Soccer • 14 postseason tournament appearances • 12 NCAA Tournaments including two quarterfinals • NCAA Tournament victories over Maryland, Duke, North Carolina, Princeton • Eight league tournament titles • All-time best national ranking is #2 • Sixth winningest program in the nation in the decade of the 1990s
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• ISAA/MSL Senior Classic 1991 • All-Region 1989, 1990 • All-CAA 1988, 1989, 1990 • All-State 1988, 1990
• NSCAA Scholar-Athlete All-America 1995, 1996, 1997 • All-Region 1995, 1996, 1997 • All-CAA 1996
Ray Laroche • All-Region 1972, 1973, 1974 • VISA Player of the Year 1972 • All-VISA 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974 • All-VCAA 1973, 1974 • JMU Athletic Hall of Fame 1993
• CAA 25th Anniversary Team • School records for career goals (42) and points (103) • NSCAA All-America 1995 • Nike Challenge Senior All-Star Team 1995 • All-Region 1995 • All-CAA 1995 • All-State 1995 • JMU Athletic Hall of Fame 2010
Reggie Rivers • All-Region 2000, 2001 • All-CAA 2000, 2001 • All-State 2000, 2001
John Provost • All-Region 1974 • VISA Player of the Year 1974 • VCAA Player of the Year 1974 • All-VISA 1974, 1975
• All-Region 1974, 1975 • All-VISA 1973, 1974, 1975 • All-VCAA 1973, 1974
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• U.S. National Team (B team) 1991 • All-Region 1988, 1989 • All-CAA 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990 • All-State 1988
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• Top six teams advance to CAA postseason tournament • Champion receives an automatic bid to 48-team NCAA Tournament • Three or more teams in NCAA tournament seven times in last 16 seasons • League-record four teams selected for 2006 NCAA Tournament
• CAA Tournament MVP 1992 • All-Region 1992 • All-CAA 1992 • All-State 1992
Dukes Named to CAA Silver Anniversary Team • Brent Bennett • Kaarlo Kankkunen • Kevin Knight • Patrick McSorley • Kurt Morsink
JMU in the CAA • Champion 1992, 1993, 1994, 2001 • Runner-up 1991, 1996, 2000 • Semifinalist also in 1995, 1998, 2003, 2004, 2005 • 78 All-CAA selections • Player of the Year 1989, 1991, 1993, 1994, 2010 • Defensive Player of the Year 2000 • Rookie of the Year 2003, 2007 • Tournament MVP 1992, 1993, 1994, 2001 • Coach of the Year 1986, 1989, 1993, 2000 • CAA record 32-game unbeaten streak spanning four seasons (1992-95)
Kaarlo Kankkunen • CAA Player of the Year 1994 • CAA Tournament MVP 1993 • School season assist record (16) • NSCAA All-America 1994 • All-Region 1993, 1994 • All-CAA 1992, 1993, 1994 • All-State 1993, 1994 • JMU Athletic Hall of Fame 2008
The Dukes won their fourth CAA championship in 2001.
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By the Numbers
12 member schools 8 states represented 5 of the nine largest television markets in the nation -- New York (1), Philadelphia (4), Boston (6), Washington, D.C. (8) and Atlanta (9) 1 NCAA runner-up (American in 1985)
Ivan Sampson • CAA Player of the Year 1991 • All-Region 1991, 1992 • All-CAA 1991, 1992 • All-State 1992
Chris Simon • CAA Player of the Year 1989 • ISAA Senior Bowl 1990 • ISAA/MSL Senior Classic 1990 • All-Region 1988, 1989 • All-CAA 1987, 1988, 1989 • All-State 1987, 1989
Levi Strayer • CAA Defender of the Year 2000 • All-Region 1999, 2000 • All-CAA 2000, 2001 • All-State 2000, 2001
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This is JMU
This Is JMU JMU’s beautiful campus includes 111 major buildings on 712 acres. The original campus is built around the Quadrangle, where buildings are constructed of native blue limestone and have ivy coverings. The University’s 19,000 students may choose from 109 degree programs in seven colleges -- College of Arts and Letters, College of Business, College of Education, College of Integrated Science and Technology, College of Science and Mathematics, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Graduate School. JMU’s academic program combines the liberal arts tradition with preparation for technology in a rapidly changing world. All students receive a strong foundation of knowledge through a rigorous general education program. • Female/Male Ratio: 60/40 • Student/Professor Ratio: 15/1 • Average Class Size: 29
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this is jmu
• U.S. News & World Report in its 2011 America’s Best Colleges guidebook ranked JMU first in the South among public universities for the 17th straight year. • JMU is Virginia’s most-popular college or university, drawing applications from the greatest percentage of the state’s graduating high school seniors. • Kiplinger’s Personal Finance in 2011 ranked JMU 19th nationally on its list of 100 best values in public colleges -- schools that offer a first-class education at a reasonable price. • Yahoo! Internet Life included JMU on its 2001 listing of “The Nation’s 100 Most Wired Universities,” listing JMU 53rd among larger institutions. • JMU was included in the 2002 edition of The Unofficial, Unbiased, Insider’s Guide to the 320 Most Interesting Colleges with one author saying “JMU is almost too perfect to be believed.” • JMU has been described as “one of the best managed, most dynamic public universities in the nation” in The Guide to 101 of the Best Values in America’s Colleges and Universities. • Bloomberg magazine in 2011 ranked JMU’s College of Business 11th nationally among business schools at public universities and 28thamong all universities. • JMU is among schools “that prove activism and community service are alive and well on campus,” says Mother Jones Magazine. • JMU’s exemplary programs for first-year students are “cornerstones of the University’s strong commitment to student learning and success,” says The Temple Guide: Colleges That Encourage Character Development. • JMU was recognized as one of the nation’s top 50 “Best Value” public universities in the 2010 Princeton Review “Best Value Colleges.” The list recognizes schools that provide high-quality academics at a reasonable price.”
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harrisonburg, Va. Harrisonburg, Va. A Great College Town
Harrisonburg is convenient to the metropolitan areas of Washington, D.C., and Richmond while providing JMU students the comforts of the picturesque setting of Virginiaâ€™s Shenandoah Valley. The city offers something for everyone. From downtown shopping and restaurants, to nearby national parks and forests, it provides JMU students the opportunity to sample many aspects of life. Harrisonburg offers a learning environment that is very unique in todayâ€™s high-tech, educational world.
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plecker center Robert & Frances Plecker Athletic Performance Center • Named in honor of Robert & Frances Plecker • A $10 million state-of-the-art athletic support facility • 7,000-square foot strength and conditioning center with flat-screen televisions for individual instruction • 5,000-square foot sports medicine facility • Computer lab with more then 30 work stations • Tutoring and small group meeting facilities • JMU’s athletic hall of fame • Student-athlete lounge
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academic advising • Located in the Plecker Athletic Performance Center • Computer lab with more than 30 work stations • Tutoring and small group meeting facilities • Student-athlete lounge
Casey Carter Associate Athletics Director for StudentAthlete Services James Madison ‘70
Tiffany Hall Team Academic Advisor James Madison ‘05
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strength &conditioning • Developing athleticism and sports performance • Seven training facilities encompassing more than 17,000 square feet • Staff includes five full time professionals with certifications as strength and conditioning specialists
Greg Werner Head Coach/Director of JMU Strength & Conditioning Austin Peay ‘91
Lee Rowland Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach Iowa State ‘05
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• Multi-skilled professionals use current research, educational knowledge, and stateof-the-art equipment and technology to provide a comprehensive and progressive approach to assure the holistic well-being of student-athletes • Staff includes 20 board-certified and licensed athletic trainers • Team physicians include Dr. Kent Diduch (board-certified in family practice physician) and orthopedic surgeon Dr. Mark Miller, a nationally renowned fellowship-trained orthopedist from the University of Virginia • Local chiropractors, physical therapists, sport psychologists, nutritionists, and orthotists are available to assist in the health care needs of student-athletes
Chris Smith, ATC Team Athletic Trainer Cal State Chico ‘98
Tom Kuster, ATC Assistant Athletics Director for Sports Medicine James Madison ‘95
Dr. Kent Diduch Team Physician
Dr. Mark Miller Team Orthopedic Surgeon
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soccer information Home Field & Capacity/Surface: JMU Soccer Complex (1,860/grass) Office Location: Godwin Hall 103 Telephone: (540) 568-6518 Fax: (540) 568-6065 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Mailing Address: Menâ€™s Soccer 261 Bluestone Drive MSC 2301 James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA 22807 Head Coach Tom Martin: (540) 568-6518 email@example.com Associate Head Coach Tom Foley: (540) 568-3369 firstname.lastname@example.org Assistant Coaches Sean Martin: (540) 568-7344 email@example.com Administrative Assistant Joyce Shifflett: (540) 568-6467 Strength & Conditioning Coaches Greg Werner, Lee Rowland
Directions & Maps
A map of the JMU campus (including a PDF printable map) is available at www.jmu.edu/ map. For directions visit JMUSports.com and click on Facilities.
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Whoâ€™s Who in JMU Athletics
Deputy Athletics Director
Associate AD, Student Athlete Services
Associate AD, Development
Shelia Moorman Associate AD, Senior Woman Administrator
Kevin White Associate AD, Sports Programs
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Mike Carpenter Assistant AD, Ticketing & Customer Relations
Assistant AD, Sports Medicine
Assistant AD, Athletics Communications
2011-12 JMU Mens Soccer Guide