After announcing the Dukes were the No. 3 seed in the FCS playoffs, questions arised regarding if it was the right decision considering JMU was No. 1 in the polls all year. Jamie Williams explains how voting works, and what he has an affect on.
Coming off a win against VMI in the first round of the playoffs, JMU has its eyes set on North Dakota. Sports Editor Savannah Reger details what will go down on Sunday and who will come out on top.
The Breeze acquired information regarding JMU athletics summer workout protocols on Tuesday. Highlights include no vaccine mandate and players must still be in a 90-day immunity window or test negative to participate.
JMU softball extended its impressive winning streak to 17 following a three-game sweep of UNCW. With the series win, the Dukes clinched the CAA South Division title and are the heavy favorites to win the CAA Softball Tournament.
A handful of teams were in action this week, with football playing in the first round of the FCS playoffs. Here’s what happened.
In a day celebrating some of the most important players in program history, JMU lacrosse welcomed Elon to Sentara Park. Despite being down early, the Dukes battled back and defeated the Phoenix 15-9.
They had to wait a year, but JMU women’s tennis successfully defended its 2019 CAA crown in a 4-2 win over William & Mary. William & Mary put up a fight despite the 7-0 loss during the regular season, but the Dukes’ experience proved to be too much in the end.
Despite holding an undefeated conference record and being the CAA-favorite, JMU field hockey lost in the CAA championships to Delaware in overtime, 3-2. The Dukes finished the season 6-2 (5-1 CAA).
No. 3-seeded JMU took a 21-3 lead and never looked back as the Dukes advance to the second round of the FCS Playoffs following a 31-24 victory over VMI.
Through two quarters of play, JMU is leading the Keydets 21-3. Noah Ziegler recaps the good, the bad and the ugly of the first 30 minutes of play.
Although down at the start of the game, JMU lacrosse cruised past William & Mary 21-8 Friday. The Dukes were up 12-4 at the half, and prepare for senior day Sunday.
In a back-and-forth game between JMU field hockey and Drexel, four quarters weren’t enough to decide a semifinals winner. It took nearly six minutes of overtime before the Dukes found the backboard to advance to the CAA championship game, winning 4-3 — thanks to redshirt sophomore midfielder…
JMU improved its record and win streak Wednesday, sweeping an away doubleheader against Longwood. While the first game was low scoring, the Dukes' bats came alive in the second leg, and both JMU pitchers remain undefeated on the year.
COVID-19 has presented challenges for all JMU Athletics, but freshmen have had the biggest changes. As the 2020-21 athletic seasons come to a close, the athletes reflect on how the pandemic has changed their perspective on their sports.
JMU, even after only playing five games, is the No. 3 seed in the FCS playoffs that begin Saturday. Noah Ziegler previews the Dukes and Keydets and who comes out on top in this first-round playoff matchup in Harrisonburg.