A Message from the Coach Welcome to JMU women’s soccer. As the program’s first and only head coach, I am extremely proud of the history, tradition and reputation we have built here. Our players excel in the classroom, on the field and ultimately in the real world. Our schedule is always among the toughest because good players deserve to test their talents against the best. JMU women’s soccer continues to be one of the top programs in Virginia, in the CAA, the Mid-Atlantic region and in the nation… that is always our goal. Nestled in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, JMU boasts tranquility, safety and a community that is committed to JMU athletics. The university has established itself with national rankings in many academic categories and is always evolving to chase its goal of being the best undergraduate university in the nation. This is a very dynamic time to be associated with JMU women’s soccer. I hope you will join us for an exciting season of soccer. Sincerely yours,
Dave Lombardo Head Soccer Coach
2013 Schedule August 16
JMU/Fairfield Inn by Marriott Invitational 23 La Salle vs. Old Dominion, 5 p.m. Richmond at JMU, 7:30 p.m. 25 Old Dominion vs. Richmond, 11 a.m. La Salle at JMU, 1:30 p.m. 30 at Marshall, 7 p.m.
3 6 13 18 20 25 27
1 6 8 13 15 20 22 25 28
at VCU (exhibition), 7 p.m.
at Tennessee, 1 p.m. Villanova, 7 p.m. Virginia Tech, 7 p.m. at Charlotte, 7 p.m. at Davidson, 2 p.m. UNCG, 7 p.m. at Longwood, 7 p.m. George Mason, 7 p.m. William & Mary*, 7 p.m.
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at Delaware*, 5 p.m. at Drexel*, Noon Towson*, 1 p.m. UNCW*, 7 p.m. College of Charleston*, 1 p.m. at Northeastern*, 6 p.m. at Hofstra*, 1 p.m. CAA First Round (#3 & #4 seeds host) CAA Semifinals (#1 seed hosts) CAA Championship (#1 seed hosts)
Home games in boldface * 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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Head Coach Southern Connecticut State ‘76 • 11 career NCAA Tournament appearances • Three NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 appearances • Three CAA Tournament titles (1995, 2002, 2010) & three times CAA runner-up • Twice ECAC (Eastern College Athletic Conference) runner-up • Sixth among all winningest active coaches in NCAA Division I soccer • U.S. Soccer staff for 2001 Algarve Cup • His JMU team moved from Top 10 regional ranking in its inaugural season (1990) to Top 25 national ranking the very next year • 23-year JMU record is 278-181-32 • 30-year career record is 356-216-40 • Keene State Sports Hall of Fame inductee
Coach of the Year • Virginia Division I 1995, 1996, 2007 • CAA 1996, 2007 • Met Life National 1983 • Met Life New England 1983 • New England Women’s Intercollegiate Soccer Assn. 1983
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coaching staff Scott Gerseny
Assistant Coach & Recruiting Coordinator Florida ‘05
• Second season with the JMU program • Seven years of experience as an assistant coach at Towson and Eastern Kentucky • Coached six All-CAA players in four seasons at Towson, the most in any four-year span in the program’s history • Coached Baltimore Bays Under-16 Team to Maryland State Cup 2010 • USSF National “A” Coaching License
Rachel Chupein Assistant Coach James Madison ‘09 • NSCAA National Coaching Diploma • Former JMU soccer team captain 2007, 2008 • Two NCAA Tournament appearances as a player (2007, 2008) • CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award three years
Teri Maykoski Volunteer Assistant Coach James Madison ‘09
• Career starter on defense for JMU (2005-09) • NSCAA All-Region 2008, 2009 • All-CAA 2006, 2008, 2009 • Played on Dukes’ 2008 NCAA Tournament round of 16 team that ranked #19 in final NSCAA poll • Former JMU soccer team captain 2009
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The Essence of JMU Soccer • Watch “Bridesmaids” and popular YouTube videos and you’ll fit in! Becky Sparks (‘14) • Before each game, after the coaches give us a pregame talk, all the girls come together and say a chant that gets us pumped up for the game and reminds us that we are a team and a family. - Ellen Forrest (‘15) • We have a team donkey that the coach gives to the player who has done or said the dumbest thing. The donkey is passed around throughout the season and sometimes the coach is even the donkey recipient. Stephanie Hamilton (‘15) • We sing and play funny games to get us through the 10-15 minute freezing cold ice baths required in preseason. - Olivia Tomoff (‘14) • We make many hilarious team videos. -- Sam Lofton (‘12)
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The Best Non-Soccer Part of JMU • The school spirit. Everyone is so enthusiastic about JMU and truly believes it’s the best school in the world. It’s our own utopian world set apart from the real world. Shannon Rano (‘15) • The food, people, and the beautiful views around campus. Amalya Clayton (‘13)
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Redshirt Jr. Defender Lock Haven, Pa.
Sr. Defender Laurel Springs, N.J.
Major: Health sciences (pre-medicine)
• Team captain for 2013 • Two-year starter • CAA Commissioners Academic Award three years • Four-time All-Mountain League first team at state semifinalist Central Mountain H.S. • ODP under-13 through under-16 Region I and state teams • Played for region semifinalist and State Cup champion Hershey Attack club team
Haley Miller Sr. Midfielder West Chester, Pa.
Major: Health sciences (preoccupational therapy)
• All-CAA 2011, 2012 • All-State First Team at Olympic Conference champion Paul VI H.S. • ODP under-15 state team • Played on FC Delco club team
Lauren Wilson Sr. Forward Coatesville, Pa.
Major: Special education
• Team captain for 2013 • CAA Commissioners Academic Award three years • Runner-up for Ches-Mont Player of the Year at district quarterfinalist West Chester East H.S. • ODP under-18 Region I team and under-13 through under-18 state teams • Played most recently for Hershey Attack club team
• All-CAA 2011, 2012 • Philadelphia Inquirer Player of the Year at two-time state champion Downingtown H.S. • ODP state team • Played for U.S. club national champion FC Delco club team
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Redshirt Jr. Goalkeeper Lincoln Park, N.J.
Jr. Forward Coronado, Calif.
Major: Health sciences (pre-physical therapy)
• CAA Commissioners Academic Award three years • Two-time All-State First Team at twotime state champion Immaculate Heart H.S. • U.S. Super Y League national select team 2008, 2009 • At age 15 won the Super Y League national championship with the under-20 Parsippany Gazelles club
• CAA Commissioners Academic Award • Three-time all-league at Southern California region champion and two-time Western League and San Diego division champion Coronado H.S. • Played for under-16 region semifinalist and under 17 state semifinalist San Diego Surf club • ODP under-14 and under 15 state teams
Kelly Abt Jr. Forward, Midfielder Sterling, Va.
Major: Communication studies
Katie Hyland Jr. Forward Islip, N.Y.
• JMU Athletic Director Scholar Athlete • All-region and three-time all-district at Potomac Falls H.S. • Played for FC Virginia club
• Second on team with three goals in 2012 • Two-time all-state at Suffolk County champion Islip H.S. • ODP Northeast Region team and ODP state team • Played for Smithtown Attack Kickers club that was under-16 and under 17 state semifinalist
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Jr. Defender Branchburg, N.J.
Redshirt So. Forward, Defender Herndon, Va.
Major: Political science
Major: Special Education
• College Soccer Madness All-CAA Second Team (2012) • CAA Commissioners Academic Award two years • CAA All-Rookie Team (2011) • All-Skyland Conference and AllSomerset County player on Immaculata H.S. team that advanced to second round of state playoffs • ODP Region I team and ODP state team • Played for state champion FC Pennsylvania Strikers club team that won bronze medal at U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships
• All-state and two-time All-Northern Region player at state champion Chantilly H.S. • Played for Chantilly Burn club team that won bronze medal at under-15 U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships • ODP under-13 and under 14 state teams
Isabel Chang Redshirt So. Defender, Midfielder Clifton, Va.
Marlee Stynchula Jr. Goalkeeper Fairfax, Va.
Major: Physical education
Major: Public policy and administration
• CAA Commissioners Academic Award • All-Northern Region and four-time all-district at state quarterfinalist W.T. Woodson H.S. • Played for region semifinalist and two-time state champion Bethesda Dragons club
• CAA Commissioners Academic Award two years • All-Northern Region and four-time All-Concorde District at region semifinalist Centreville H.S. • Played for state champion Bethesda Dragons club and Region I finalist and five-time state champion Braddock Road Youth Club Azul team • ODP under-12 through under-16 state teams and ODP Region I camp
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Redshirt So. Goalkeeper Midlothian, Va.
Redshirt Fr. Defender Robbinsville, N.J.
• CAA Commissioners Academic Award • All-state and two-time all-region at Central Region runner-up and Dominion District champion James River H.S. • Played for under-17 region semifinalist and state champion Richmond Strikers club
• JMU Athletic Director Scholar Athlete • All-State at group I state champion Robbinsville H.S. • ODP state team • Club teams included Real NJSC Power 2009-12 and NJ Wildcats USL-W League • In club competition played on N.J. state champion under-18 team that was ranked as high as #7 in the nation
Elissa Halik So. Defender Spring, Texas.
Redshirt So. Defender Chantilly, Va.
• CAA Commissioners Academic Award • All-region at state champion Chantilly H.S. • Played for under-17 state cup runner-up FCV team • ODP Northern Region team
• CAA All-Rookie Team • JMU Rookie of the Year • Two-time all-district at Klein Collins H.S. • Her Challenge club was Elite Clubs National League national semifinalist and USYSA state champion
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So. Defender South Riding, Va.
Redshirt Fr. Defender Washington, N.J.
• JMU Athletic Director Scholar Athlete • All-Northwest Region at two-time region semifinalist Freedom H.S. • ODP state teams
• All-State Group 3 and Warren County Player of the Year at Warren Hills Regional H.S. • Played in under-17 Super Y National Championship • Played for New Jersey under-18 state semifinalists Match Fit Chelsea Wildcats
under-16, under-12 • Won three state cups with her club teams, Herndon Firecats and Chantilly Hotspur
Carley Jenkins Redshirt Fr. Midfielder, Forward Centreville, Va.
• All-Northern Region at Westfield H.S. • ODP state teams under-13, under-12, under 11 • Played for Chantilly Burn club that was Region I champion and runner-up)
Kelly Kerrigan So. Midfielder Downingtown, Pa.
• CAA Commissioners Academic Award • All-state and Gatorade state Player of the Year at District 1 and ChesMont League champion Downingtown East H.S. • ODP Region I teams • Played for FC Pennsylvania Strikers teams that won five straight state championships, two regional championships, three Region I Premier League championships and a National League championship
Fr. Midfielder Midlothian, Va.
• 2011 Dominion District Player of the Year at James River High School • Honorable Mention All-State as a junior, First Team All-Central Region twice, First Team All-Dominion District three times and First Team All-Richmond twice • Team’s MVP as a senior • Team’s leading scorer all four years and holds record for most goals by a freshman • Played for the Richmond Kickers club team that won a U12 state title and finished runner-up at the U14 and U18 levels
Sydney Braun-McLeod Fr. Forward Ottawa, Ontario
• Team captain at Glebe Collegiate Institute, which won multiply City of Ottawa championships • Played club soccer for the Ottawa Fury and won the North American Finals in 2010. She was a member of four Fury teams that qualified for the North American Finals • Only Canadian selected for the Women’s Super-20 All-Tournament Team • Selected for A-Team at the SYL Olympic Development National Identification Camp •Played for the Richmond Kickers club team that won a U12 state title and finished runner-up at the U14 and U18 levels
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Fr. Midfielder Bristow, Va.
• All-State First Team as a freshman and junior and Second Team as a sophomore and senior • All-District First Team four times and All-Prince William County First Team three times • Ever-Green Player of the Year as a freshman and Cedar Run Player of the Year as a junior • Team MVP as a sophomore • 2012 Patriot High School Girl Athlete of the Year • ECNL All-Select Team in 2012 • Played club soccer for USA Heat from 2003-10 and McLean Power from 2011-13, winning two state titles
Fr. Defender/Midfielder Springfield, Va.
• All-State First Team as a junior • Two-time All-Northern Region, three-time All-Patriot District and two-time All-District of Columbia • Team MVP as a sophomore and junior • Played club soccer for VSA Heat Blue team that won U17 national championship • Given Golden Ball Award as the national championship MVP
Ashley Herndon Fr. Forward Ashburn, Va.
• All-State First Team as a sophomore • Two-time Liberty District Player of the Year • Four-time All-Liberty District First Team, four-time All-Loudoun County First Team, four-time All-Washington, D.C. and four-time Washington Post All-Metro • School records for career goals (101), goals in a season (29) and goals in a game (5) • Led Stone Bridge to 2010 state championship with two goals in the semifinals and two goals in the title game • Played club soccer for VSA Heat, winning national, state and region championships
Maggie Buxton Fr. Goalie Round Hill, Va.
• First Team All-Dulles District as a senior • Led district with 143 saves, including a school record 23 saves in one game, and posted 11 shutouts during her senior season • Member of 2012 Woodgrove team that went undefeated and won the 2012 state championship; also won 2013 district title • Played club soccer for FC Virginia, Premier AC and LFC Vista Cobras
Jennie Sroba Fr. Defender Manakin-Sabot, Va.
Ciara Conley Fr. Defender Sewell, N.J.
• Second Team All-Prep • Played for Pennington, a high school powerhouse in New Jersey. The Red Raiders have won 10 consecutive New Jersey Class A titles.
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• First Team All-State (So., Jr., Sr.), First Team All-League of Independent Schools (So., Jr., Sr.) and Second Team All-Richmond (So., Jr.). • Helped guide high school team to state title as a freshman, and state runner-up showings as a sophomore, junior and senior. • Four-year starter • Team captain as a senior • Member of Richmond Strikers club team that won league titles at the U14, U16, and U17 levels.
CAA 25th team
Four Dukes were among 25 athletes named to the Colonial Athletic Association 25th Anniversary Team in 2009-10.
• Former school record for career game-winners (15) • NSCAA Scholar AllAmerica 2005 • All-Region 2002, 2005 • All-CAA 2002, 2003, 2005 • CAA Rookie of the Year 2002 • CAA All-Tournament 2002, 2005 • All-State 2002, 2003, 2005
• All-America 2007 • All-Region 2005, 2006, 2007 • Academic All-District 2006 • All-CAA 2005, 2006, 2007 • All-State 2006, 2007 • CAA All-Rookie 2004
Corky Julien • Canada National Team 2009-present • Hermann Trophy Watch List for national Player of the Year 2009 • All-America 2008 • NSCAA Scholar AllAmerica 2009 • All-Region 2007, 2008, 2009 • CAA Player of the Year 2008 • All-CAA 2008, 2009 • All-State 2006, 2008, 2009 • State Player of the Year 2008 • State Rookie of the Year 2006 • School-record 19 career game-winning goals • Second on JMU career goals (44) and points (102) lists
Ashley Williamson • School’s all-time leading scorer (55 goals, 128 points) • School season records for goals (19) and points (46) • Umbro Select Senior All-Star Game 1995 • All-Region 1995 • All-CAA 1995 • All-State 1995 • Academic All-District 1995 • JMU Athletic Hall of Fame 2008
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Sept. 10, 1991, Fairfax, Va.
In only the 20th game ever played by a JMU team, the Dukes gain their first upset of a top-20 squad with a 1-0 road win at George Mason.
D Sept. 17, 1991, St. Louis, Mo.
The Dukes break into the national rankings for the first time at number 13 in the ISAA coaches poll.
Oct. 7, 1997, Harrisonburg, Va.
Nov. 5, 1995, Harrisonburg, Va.
JMU plays Virginia, ranked in the top five in all three national polls, to a 1-1 tie.
JMU wins the inaugural Colonial Athletic Association tournament, in a televised 2-0 victory over defending league champion and Top 20 team William and Mary.
D Nov. 15, 1997, Charlottesville, Va.
The Dukes participate in the NCAA Tournament for the third year in a row. JMU loses at Virginia in the round of 32.
Nov. 11, 1995, State College, Pa.
Oct. 31, 1998, Harrisonburg, Va.
JMU upsets 22nd-ranked Penn State 2-1 in an NCAA Tournament first-round game and advances to the round of 16.
For the second time in less than a week JMU beats a Top 10-ranked team as the Dukes ease to a 5-2 victory over eighth-ranked William and Mary. Six days earlier JMU edged seventh-ranked Penn State 1-0.
D Nov. 17, 1996, Greensboro, N.C.
After getting an at-large NCAA Tournament berth, the Dukes beat North Carolina Greensboro on the Spartansâ€™ home field to again move ahead to the round of 16.
D Nov. 11, 1998, Harrisonburg, Va.
JMU earns a spot in the NCAA Tournament for the fourth straight season. The Dukes shut out Radford 4-0 in the teamâ€™s first-ever home match in NCAA play.
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Nov. 15, 2002, Charlotte, N.C.
JMU upsets nationally 13th-ranked UNC Charlotte in the NCAA Tournament first round.
D Nov. 16, 2007, Morgantown, W.Va. The Dukes, making their eighth NCAA Tournament appearance, shut out UPenn in a first-round match.
D Nov. 10, 1999, Harrisonburg, Va.
Nov. 16, 2008, Winston-Salem, N.C.
The Dukes return to NCAA play for the fifth consecutive year. JMU beats UPenn in a first-round game at the JMU Soccer Complex.
The Dukes follow up a Nov. 14 NCAA Tournament first-round win over Georgia with a second-round victory at 23rd-ranked Wake Forest.
D May 2, 2000, Indianapolis, Ind.
The JMU program ranks 12th on the list of the winningest NCAA Division I programs of the 1990s. The Dukes won 132 games and qualified for five NCAA tournaments in the decade.
D D Nov. 22, 2008, Portland, Ore.
JMU plays nationally second-ranked Portland before a crowd of nearly 5,000 in the NCAA Tournament round of 16.
D Nov. 10, 2002, Virginia Beach, Va.
After surprising top-seeded William and Mary with a 2-1 semifinal victory, the fourth-seeded Dukes capture the CAA championship trophy with a 2-0 win over number two seed George Mason.
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Tradition Nov. 14, 2010, Chapel Hill N.C.
JMU and defending NCAA champion North Carolina are deadlocked at 1-1 at halftime, but the Tar Heels pull away for a 3-1 win in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Nov. 7, 2010, Hempstead, N.Y.
The second-seeded Dukes win their third CAA title with a 2-0 upset of top-seeded and 18th-ranked Hofstra. The win ended the Pride’s NCAA-leading 18-game winning streak and was the first home loss for Hofstra since Oct. 9, 2009. Goalkeeper Diane Wszalek was honored as the tournament’s Most Outstanding Performer after earning her league-leading eighth shutout of the year and stopping a PK in a shootout in the tournament semifinals.
June 16, 2011, Ottawa, Ontario
Former JMU All-America Christina “Corky” Julien is among 21 players named to Canada’s roster for the 2011 World Cup.Sept. 10, 1991, Fairfax, Va. In only the 20th game ever played by a JMU team, the Dukes gain their first upset of a top-20 squad with a 1-0 road win at George Mason.
D CAA Champions (3) 1995 2002 2010
Nov. 12, 2010, Chapel Hill, N.C.
The Dukes top Texas 3-1 in a first-round game as JMU makes its third NCAA Tournament appearance in the last four years.
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NCAA Tournament (10) 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2002 2004 2007 2008 2010
• Umbro Select Senior AllStar Game 1996 • All-Region 1996 • All-CAA 1994, 1996 • All-State 1996
• All-America 1996 • Umbro Select Senior AllStar Game 1996 • All-Region 1995, 1996 • All-CAA 1995, 1996 • All-State 1995, 1996
Aimee Grahe • All-Region 1999 • All-CAA 1999 • All-State 1999
JMU Soccer • 12 postseason tournament appearances • 10 NCAA Tournaments including three “Sweet 16s” • NCAA Tournament victories over Penn State, Wake Forest, Georgia, UNC Charlotte, UPenn (twice), UNC Greensboro, Radford, Texas • Three league tournament titles • 19 winning seasons in the 23-year history of the program • All-time best national ranking of 13th • 12th winningest program in the nation in the decade of the 1990s
Jessica Hussey Kim Argy
• CAA 25th Anniversary Team • Former school record for career game-winners (15) • NSCAA Scholar AllAmerica 2005 • All-Region 2002, 2005 • All-CAA 2002, 2003, 2005 • CAA Rookie of the Year 2002 • CAA All-Tournament 2002, 2005 • All-State 2002, 2003, 2005
• U.S. Under-23 Team 2008 • All-America 2007 • All-Region 2007, 2008 • All-CAA 2006, 2007, 2008 • CAA All Rookie 2005 • All-State 2007, 2008
• Canada Under-19 National Team 2002 • School records for season shutouts (8) and career saves (370) • Former school record for career shutouts (21) • All-Region 2005 • All-CAA 2005 • All-State 2005
• CAA 25th Anniversary Team • All-America 2007 • All-Region 2005, 2006, 2007 • Academic All-District 2006 • All-CAA 2005, 2006, 2007 • All-State 2006, 2007 • CAA All-Rookie 2004 2013 JMU Soccer - 16
tradition Beth McNamara
• Women’s United Soccer Association (Philadelphia Charge) 2003 • All-Region 1999 • All-CAA 1998, 1999, 2002 • CAA All-Tournament 2001 • All-State 1999, 2001 • Academic All-District 2001, 2002
• Program’s first All-America in 1991 • All-Region 1990, 1991
• Swedish 1st Division (Kvarnsveden IK) 2012 • Women’s Professional Soccer League (Philadelphia Independence) draft choice 2011 • School, CAA, and state career assist records (53) and school season assist record (15) • All-America 2010 • All-Region 2009, 2010 • All-CAA 2008, 2009, 2010 • CAA All Rookie 2007
• CAA 25th Anniversary Team • School’s all-time leading scorer (55 goals, 128 points) • School season records for goals (19) and points (46) • Umbro Select Senior AllStar Game 1995 • All-Region 1995 • All-CAA 1995 • All-State 1995 • Academic All-District 1995 • JMU Athletic Hall of Fame 2008
• Former school and state record for career assists (36) • Women’s United Soccer Association (New York Power) 2003 • Two-time all-star with USL Hampton Roads Piranha • All-Region 1991, 1992 • All-CAA 1994 • All-State 1994
• All-Region 1992, 1994 • All-CAA 1993, 1993 • All-State 1994 • Former school singlegame assist record (3)
• All-Region 2002, 2004 • Four-time All-CAA first team (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004) • Only four-time all-league player in school history • All-State 2002, 2003, 2004
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• School single-game records for goals (4) • All-Region 1997, 1998 • All-CAA 1996, 1997, 1998 • All-State 1997, 1998
international play Kim Germain JMU ‘09 Member of U.S. Under-23 National Team in 2009
Jessica Hussey JMU ’05
Member of Canada Under-19 National Team in 2002 That Canada team was silver medalist in 2002 FIFA Under-19 World Championship Member of Canada Under-20 National Team in 2003
Corky Julien JMU ‘10 2011 Canada World Cup Team Starter for Canada team that won 2011 Pan American Games and 2010 Cyprus Cup; starter in 2012 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament Scored all three gamewinners for Canada in 2010 Cyprus Cup pool play 38 international caps
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international play Morven Ross JMU â€˜10 Member of the Scottish Under-19 National Team in 2005 and 2006
Ariana Ruela JMU â€˜12 Member of Portugal National Team 2010 Played for Portugal in 2010 Algarve Cup Starter for Portugal Under-19 National Team in a spring 2009 qualifying event for the Under-19 European Championship
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• Top six teams advance to CAA postseason tournament • Champion receives an automatic bid to 64-team NCAA Tournament • Multiple teams in NCAA tournament 15 times in last 22 seasons
JMU in the CAA • Champion 1995, 2002, 2010 • Runner-up 2001, 2006, 2009 • Semifinalist also in 1996, 1997, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008 • 66 All-CAA selections • Defensive Player of the Year 2001 • Rookie of the Year 1994, 2002, 2007 • Tournament MVP 1995, 2002, 2010 • Coach of the Year 1996, 2007 • Player of the Year 2008
Jamie Miller • CAA Defensive Player of the Year 2001 • All-Region 2001 • All-CAA 2000, 2001 • CAA All-Tournament 2001 • All-State 2000, 2001
Aimee Vaughan • CAA Rookie of the Year 1994 • All-Region 1995, 1997 • All-CAA first team 1994, 1995, 1997 • All-State 1997 • Two-sport athlete who was an All-America in lacrosse • Holds school record for NCAA Tournament appearances (3 with soccer and 3 with lacrosse) • JMU Athletic Hall of Fame 2011
• CAA Tournament MVP 2002 • All-CAA 2001 • CAA AllTournament 2000. 2002
Stacy Bilodeau • CAA Tournament
MVP 1995 • All-CAA 1996, 1997 • All-State 1995, 1996
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By the Numbers
9 member schools 8 states represented 4 of the nine largest television markets in the nation -- New York (1), Philadelphia (4), Boston (6) and Washington, D.C. (8)
1995 CAA championship celebration
• CAA 25th Anniversary Team • CAA Player of the Year 2008 • Canada National Team 2009-present • All-America 2008 • All-Region 2007, 2008, 2009 • All-CAA 2008, 2009 • All-State 2006, 2008 • State Co-Player of the Year 2008 • State Rookie of the Year 2006
• All-Region 2007, 2010 • All-CAA 2007, 2008, 2010 • All-State 2007, 2010 • CAA Rookie of the Year 2007 • Soccer America AllFreshman 2007
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Diane Wszalek • CAA Tournament MVP 2010 • All-Region 2010 • All-CAA 2010 • All-State 2010 • School records for career complete-game (24) and total (30) shutouts and goals-against average (1.128) and season complete-game shutouts (8)
This is JMU This Is JMU JMU’s beautiful campus includes 148 buildings on 721 acres. The original campus is built around the Quadrangle, where buildings are constructed of native blue limestone and have ivy coverings. The University’s 19,927 students may choose from 115 degree programs in eight colleges -- College of Arts and Letters, College of Business, College of Education, College of Health and Behavioral Studies, College of Integrated Science and Engineering, 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: 16/1 • 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, master’s-level 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 2012 ranked JMU 28th 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 BusinessWeek magazine in 2012 ranked JMU’s College of Business 12th nationally among business schools at public universities and 32nd among 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 is recognized as one of the nation’s top 75 “Best Value” public universities in the 2012 Princeton Review “Best Value Colleges.” The list recognizes schools that provide high-quality academics at a reasonable price.”
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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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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 than 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
Joi Irby Team Academic Advisor Georgetown ‘03
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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
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• Multi-skilled professionals use current research, educational knowledge, and state-of-the-art equipment and technology to provide a comprehensive and progressive approach to assure the holistic well-being of studentathletes • 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 studentathletes
Lisa Friesen, ATC
Tom Kuster, ATC
Team Athletic Trainer
Assistant Athletics Director for Sports Medicine
University of the Pacific ‘08
Dr. Kent Diduch
Dr. Mark Miller
Team Orthopedic Surgeon
James Madison ‘95
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Home Field & Capacity/Surface: University Park (1,500/Bermuda grass) Office Location: Godwin Hall 103 Telephone: (540) 568-3452 Fax: (540) 568-6065 E-mail: email@example.com Mailing Address: Womenâ€™s Soccer 261 Bluestone Drive MSC 2301 James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA 22807 Head Coach: David Lombardo: (540) 568-3452 firstname.lastname@example.org Assistant Coaches: Scott Gerseny: (540) 568-3368, email@example.com Rachel Chupein: (540) 568-7345 firstname.lastname@example.org Teri Maykoski: email@example.com Administrative Assistant: Diane Lawson: (540) 568-6467 Strength & Conditioning Coach: Greg Werner Athletics Communications: Mathew Jackson: (540) 568-3702 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Design: Teresa Craig Photography: Cathy Kushner, Nate Carden, Griffin Harrington, Allison Toffle, Steven Gibbons, John R. Bell, Brian Westerholt, Canadian Soccer Association, Diane Elliott, Tommy Thompson, and others.
Whoâ€™s Who in JMU Athletics
Jeff Bourne Athletics Director
Geoff Polglase Deputy Athletics Director
Casey Carter Associate AD, Student Athlete Services
Associate AD, Development
Associate AD, Development
Associate AD, Compliance & Senior Woman Administrator
Associate AD, Sports Programs
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Mike Carpenter Assistant AD, Ticketing & Customer Relations
Assistant AD, Sports Medicine
Assistant AD, Athletics Communications
Assistant AD, Facilities & Events