JMU women's golf finished fourth among 15 teams at the Yale Invitational this past weekend. The Dukes compete five more times in the fall before kicking off spring tournaments in mid-February.
JMU men's and women's golf, like most other JMU programs, are entering a new era in the Sun Belt Conference in 2022-23. However, unlike other JMU squads, both golf programs aren't seeing Sun Belt action for the most part until the spring, after playing tune-up tournaments in the fall and many non-Sun Belt schools leading up to the conference championships in mid- and late April.
JMU men's and women's golf released their fall and spring slates last week. The men play five fall and six spring tournaments, while the women have six in the fall and five in the spring. Both will compete in their respective Sun Belt tournaments in mid-late April.
JMU men’s golf wrapped up its 2021-22 season at the CAA Championship last Sunday through Tuesday. While the Dukes were unable to compete as a team due to the CAA ban, members of the team did compete individually, with freshman Daniel Cheng finishing in the top 10.
While women's golf and men's and women's tennis are individual sports, they're not played this way in college and, therefore, JMU student-athletes on these teams and weren't able to compete as a team for a CAA championship amid its ban on JMU. Despite it, multiple spring sport Dukes found perspective through the circumstances and put together program-defining seasons.
JMU women’s golf had its final tournament of the year April 15-17 at the 2022 CAA Championship. While the Dukes couldn’t compete as a team due to the CAA’s postseason ban, their team leader, sophomore Amelia Williams, finished in the top 10.
Two tournaments in 10 days wrapped up JMU women’s golf’s spring regular season: an 11th-place finish in the March 27-29 Chattanooga Classic and the Ironwood Invitational from April 4-5 hosted by East Carolina University, where JMU finished third. Just the CAA tournament from April 15-17 is left for JMU, but only individuals can place.
JMU men’s golf finished fifth in a 14-team field at the UNCW Seahawk Intercollegiate March 27-28, including a 13th-place finish for senior Neal Shipley.
The Dukes finished first among 14 teams Tuesday at the River Landing Classic in Wallace, North Carolina, on the heels of two ninth-place finishes to begin the spring. Redshirt freshman Amelia Williams finished first among all golfers, and redshirt sophomore Kendall Turner tied for third.
JMU men’s golf began its spring season at the Dorado Beach Collegiate in Puerto Rico on Feb. 27-March 1. The Dukes finished fifth among13 teams, including an individual fourth-place finish for senior Ignacio Montero, the fifth top-five finish of his career.
What happened in Florida last week for JMU women’s golf didn’t stay there: It traveled to Vegas.
JMU women's golf competed in its first tournament since the fall last week, looking to start strong. The Dukes didn't finish hot, landing in ninth place.
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JMU Athletics is officially in the Sun Belt and Commissioner Keith Gill, Athletic Director Jeff Bourne and JMU president Jonathan Alger all met with the media. The Breeze's Sports Editors and News Editor share sights and sounds from the media day.
Hours after receiving unanimous approval from the Virginia General Assembly to join the Sun Belt Conference, JMU officially accepted an invitation. The Dukes join Marshall, Old Dominion and Southern Mississippi in moving to the Sun Belt.
On Wednesday night, the Richmond Times-Dispatch said that the CAA is banning JMU from conference championships if the Dukes announce a move to the Sun Belt.
The JMU Board of Visitors met with JMU Athletics on Friday morning to discuss realignment to the Sun Belt Conference. Following a closed session, the vote was unanimously approved.
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JMU field hockey was in the news this week for a blowout victory and a near upset. Several other sports were in action as well — here’s what happened.
JMU women’s golf finished fifth of 11 teams at the three-day and three-round Edisto Island Invitational, its third straight top-five finish this fall. The Dukes were steady through the tournament, with cumulative team-score splits of 291, 292 and 294. Tournament host and CAA foe College of C…
JMU football got back on track with a win at Richmond on Saturday. As many fall sports are approaching CAA tournaments, teams are looking for pivotal wins to set the tone for conference play.
JMU football got back to its winning ways this week. In addition, other sports such as field hockey remained hot. Here’s what happened.
JMU men’s golf finished ninth out of 12 at the NC State Intercollegiate in Raleigh, North Carolina, over the weekend. Despite a strong start in the first round, the Dukes couldn’t replicate their early success in the final two rounds.
She didn’t even know she beat it.
JMU swimming and diving returned to action this past week plus a CAA football shake up. Staff writer Joshua Gingrich recaps what happened.
After a bye week, JMU football returned this week. Other sports like field hockey and men’ soccer shined this week. Here’s what happened.
After its Sept. 20-21 tournament in Kiawah Island, South Carolina, was canceled, JMU men’s golf finished 10th of 12 teams at the three-day, three-round Rich Harvest Farms Intercollegiate hosted by Northern Illinois University. The Dukes stayed within a few strokes of first place through the …
Another week mean's more JMU sports action. Staff writer Courtney Ryder details what matchups await the Dukes throughout the week.
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Coming off its first-place finish at William & Mary, JMU women’s golf finished fifth of 13 teams in the three-day, three-round Lady Paladin Invitational. Redshirt junior Kate Owens swung her way into the record books in round two, carding her 20th career par-or-better round.
For the first time in two years, Walker Cress isn't the leader and it's time for new players on JMU men's golf to step up. Copy Editor Grant Johnson explores the leadership options and how most didn't grow up in the United States.
JMU men’s and women’s tennis started their seasons last weekend with winning performances. This week, softball starts its fall schedule with its first game since the Dukes’ historic WCWS performance.
JMU men’s golf, and men’s and women’s tennis opened their respective fall schedules this week. In addition, several other teams were in action. Here’s what happened.
JMU fall sports are getting deeper into the season and some teams are finding a rhythm on the field and court, while more teams start their seasons. The Dukes continue to face tough, quality conference and nonconference opponents with another exciting week of sports.
JMU women’s golf upped the ante from last week’s Nittany Lion Invitational sixth-place performance by placing first among 14 teams at the William & Mary Fall Invitational. It’s JMU’s premier first-place finish this fall and its first since last spring’s CAA Championship.
JMU football kicked off its season with a home-opener win against Morehead State on Saturday. For the first time in two years, fans were allowed to tailgate and pack the stands of Bridgeforth Stadium to cheer on the Dukes. The excitement continues this week with more JMU sports.
JMU football, cross country and women’s golf began their fall 2021 schedules this week. Here’s what happened.
JMU women’s golf opened its fall season this weekend at the Nittany Lion Invitational, hosted by Penn State. The reigning CAA champions fared well against some of the East Coast’s top competition, finishing sixth out of 14 teams.
JMU men’s golf released its 2021-22 schedule Thursday. It includes an early-season visit to reigning CAA champion College of Charleston’s Briar’s Creek Golf Club, as well as a trip off the U.S. mainland to Puerto Rico to start the spring. The spring also includes tournaments the Dukes took p…
The defending CAA champs in JMU women's golf are ready for the 2021-22 season, as head coach Tommy Baker announced the Dukes schedule. JMU opens at Penn State in September and the CAA Championships are April 15-17.
From JMU softball winning the CAA to lacrosse competing in the NCAA tournament, a lot happened in JMU athletics this week. Staff writer Joshua Gingrich recaps what happened and what's next to come.
Capping off a record-breaking season, JMU women's golf competed at the NCAA Louisville regional. Despite efforts, the Dukes finished 16th and look ahead to the fall season.
JMU women's golf went through a transformation by season's end, going from worst to first. Thanks to a stellar underclassman group, the Dukes are poised to be dominate for years to come.
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JMU men’s soccer and women’s golf won their respective CAA Championships. Field hockey won the regular season CAA crown as well, and several other sports were in action this week — here’s what happened.
JMU women’s golf took home not only the individual championship, but also the team championship in dramatic fashion at the three-day, par-72 CAA Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina. Redshirt freshman Kendall Turner erased a five-shot deficit Tuesday to win the individual title, while …
With 13 JMU athletic events in action this past week, the Dukes had chances to wheel in the wins as CAA tournaments near. Staff writer Joshua Gingrich breaks down what happened and big news across JMU Athletics.
JMU women's golf was one of nine teams competing at the ECU Easter Invitational over the weekend, in its last meet before the CAA Championships. Freshman Amelia Williams rewrote the record books for the Dukes as JMU finished sixth overall.
JMU men's golf competed at the Irish Creek Intercollegiate over the weekend, in the last tournament before the stretch to the CAA tournament. The Dukes finished fifth for the second consecutive week and senior Walker Cress led JMU in individual performance.