JMU women's tennis picked up its fifth Sun Belt win on Sunday, defeating South Alabama 5-2. The Dukes (9-5, 5-0 Sun Belt) will stay home to face ULM on Saturday.
JMU men's tennis picked up its first Sun Belt Conference win in a tight contest against Georgia State, 4-3, on Friday. Up next, the Dukes (8-6, 1-2 Sun Belt) face Georgia Southern at home Saturday.
JMU women's tennis defeated Appalachian State on Saturday to move to 3-0 in conference play. The Dukes (7-5) return home to face Southern Miss on Saturday at 1 p.m.
Over the weekend, JMU men's tennis traveled to Alabama, kicking off conference play with a loss against South Alabama and Troy. The Dukes will try to bounce back at home Friday at 1 p.m. versus Georgia State.
JMU women’s tennis started Sun Belt Conference play with a 5-2 win versus Texas State on Friday. The Dukes, now 5-4, have a quick turnaround as they face Louisiana on the road Sunday at 11 a.m.
JMU men's tennis won its match against UNC Greensboro, 6-1, on Wednesday to move to 6-4 on the season. The Dukes next face Lehigh in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday.
JMU women's tennis picked up a 5-2 win over Cornell on Feb. 24 but fell to No. 43 Penn State on Feb. 26, 4-1, to move to 4-4 on the season. The Dukes look to break .500 on March 10 when they open Sun Belt Conference play versus Texas State.
16 years ago, JMU Athletics cut 10 sports to stay in compliance with Title IX, an amendment prohibiting discrimination within federally funded programs. Sports Editor Madison Hricik and Online Managing Editor Savannah Reger detail that period in JMU Athletics history and look at how its impacts are still affecting the organization today.
JMU men's tennis defeated George Mason on Feb. 11 to move to 5-2 on the season. The Dukes square off with another in-state foe, Radford, Feb. 25.
JMU men's tennis picked up two home wins Feb. 4-5 over Navy and Mount St. Mary's, respectively, to move to 4-2 thus far this spring. Next up for the Dukes is a trek north to Fairfax, Virginia, to face George Mason on Feb. 11.
In a tightly contested contest that came down to the final singles match, the Dukes fell to Louisville, 4-3. The Cardinals took the doubles point, which played a key part in their victory.
After falling behind a set with the team match tied at 3-3, freshman Daria Munteanu rallied to deliver a thrilling 4-3 victory against Ball State. With the win, JMU women’s tennis moved to 3-1 this season.
JMU women's tennis faced what head coach Shelley Jaudon dubbed the toughest slate in program history in 2022. But now with that experience in the Dukes' back pocket, they're ready to go to the next level in 2023. Staff writer Craig Mathias details the lessons learned from the 2022 slate and how it's benefited the 2023 results thus far.
Freshman Francisco Sinopoli has already starred in his short time as a Duke, winning his first two matches since arriving in Harrisonburg on Jan. 1. Staff writer Craig Mathias profiled the upstart Sinopoli, who'll also compete on the international stage for Venezuela later this year.
JMU men's tennis went 1-1 during its matches in Richmond this weekend, defeating Morgan State but losing to VCU, to move to 2-2 on the season. Next up for the Dukes is a 10 a.m. matchup with Navy at home Feb. 4.
JMU women's tennis downed George Washington to open its season at home, 7-0. Next up for the Dukes is a match with Richmond on Jan. 29.
JMU men's tennis completed this past weekend at the River City Tennis Open in Richmond and racked up 14 wins across the three days. The Dukes' fall season wraps up this month with the ITA Atlantic Regional Championship from Oct. 19-24 and the Wake Forest Fall Invitational from Oct. 28-30.
This season, JMU men's tennis is sporting a new look: a father-son duo.
Staff writer Craig Mathias details the relationship between Bridgewater transfer Canon Secord and his father, JMU men's tennis head coach Steven Secord.
JMU women's tennis competed at the Liberty Hidden Dual last weekend and saw three Dukes go undefeated. Next for the squad is the Martha Thorn Invitational hosted by West Virginia from Oct. 7-9.
JMU men’s tennis sent senior Holden Koons, redshirt sophomore Youssef Sadek and freshman Julian Lozano to compete in the Richmond City UTR Open this past weekend while the rest of the team competed in the Elon Fall Invitational. Multiple Dukes advanced in flights at both sites.
JMU men's and women's tennis programs began its fall tournament play last week, playing an individual style. Staff writer Craig Mathias shares how both teams are finding ways to improve as a team through a 1-v-1 style.
JMU men's and women's tennis kicked off their fall slates this past weekend. Both programs found success in different flights and now the men have players competing at multiple invitationals from Sept. 23-25, while the women are back in action at the end of the month.
JMU women's tennis released its fall match schedule last week. It features five events, which serve as a precursor to its dual schedule in the spring; JMU's spring slate is yet to be announced.
JMU men's tennis released its fall schedule. It sees senior Holden Koons and the rest of the bunch return to the court before taking on Sun Belt Conference foes in the spring; the spring slate will be revealed in the fall.
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 men’s tennis improved to 14-5 this season after defeating Morgan State 5-2 in a neutral-site match. JMU junior Holden Koons delivered in front of his York, Pennsylvania, hometown crowd — winning both his doubles and singles matches.
When the JMU men’s tennis schedule was being put together before the season, junior Holden Koons was asked by head coach Steve Secord if he had a preference of where to play a late-year match. The match’s site had to be near Penn State, where the April 17 regular-season finale is.
In a year where head coach Steve Secord eclipsed 300 wins and junior Holden Koons became the first player in program history to reach the main draw of the ITA All-American Championships, JMU men’s tennis made history yet again in its final home match of the season.
Recently selected as JMU’s 2021-22 CAA Institutional Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year, redshirt junior Kylie Moulin has impressed this spring in her success both on and off the court.
Off to its best start since head coach Steve Secord took the helm of JMU men's tennis, redshirt freshman Youssef Sadek has delivered in every way imaginable. Whether in convincing fashion or in rallying to win in three sets, Sadek helped propel JMU to a 10-4 record.
JMU men’s tennis eclipsed 10 wins after downing Davidson 6-1, moving to 10-1 in nonconference play.
JMU men’s tennis began its weeklong stay in the Carolinas with two wins over Queens University of Charlotte and the Citadel. Picking up the doubles point in both matches extended the Dukes’ winning streak to three.
After JMU women’s tennis head coach Shelley Jaudon picked up her 100th career win last week, JMU men’s tennis head coach Steve Secord followed with his 300th win in the Dukes’ 6-1 win against Richmond. JMU took all six singles courts from the Spiders after dropping the doubles point.
JMU women’s tennis came away with two wins through the weekend versus Marshall and Michigan State. With the victories, the Dukes moved to 6-7 — winning four of their last six.
After a 6-0 start for JMU men’s tennis, it dropped its second-consecutive match in a 6-1 loss to William & Mary. Despite competitive matches in both singles and doubles matches, the Tribe ousted the Dukes on all but one court.
JMU men’s tennis competed against Northern Illinois (NIU) and Youngstown State (YSU) over the weekend in multiple three-set decisions. The Dukes squealed out a comeback win against the Huskies, but their efforts came up short against the Penguins, dropping their first dual match this season.
Last season, Radford handed JMU men’s tennis a 7-0 loss. The Dukes made sure that didn’t happen again.
JMU men's tennis was back in action Friday as the Dukes took on Longwood. It was another big win for the program as JMU knocked off the Lancers to improve to 4-0.
JMU tennis is on its toughest schedule yet in 2022. Staff writer Craig Mathias dives into things to watch and what the team is thinking.
JMU men’s and women’s basketball continued CAA action this week. Swim & dive, track & field and women’s tennis competed. Here’s what happened.
JMU women’s tennis wrapped up play in the ITA Kickoff Weekend after falling to U.Va. 4-0 and Arkansas 4-1. After getting swept by the Cavaliers, the Dukes picked up the doubles point and were competitive on multiple singles courts against the Razorbacks.
Women’s tennis began its spring season. In addition, men’s and women’s basketball carried on with conference play. Here’s what happened.
JMU women’s tennis picked up its first victory of the season in a 7-0 win over Georgetown. The Dukes won all courts except one in straight sets.
JMU men’s tennis began its five-match-long homestand with a 7-0 win over Bucknell. After taking two doubles courts, the Dukes dominated all singles courts.
JMU men’s and women’s basketball continued their conference play. In addition, several spring sports teams opened their seasons. Here’s what happened.
JMU men's tennis is back in action after the winter off for the spring season. The Dukes found success day one but ultimately ended the meet with a loss to Liberty.
JMU women’s tennis schedule for the 2022 season was declared the toughest schedule in program history by head coach Shelley Jaudon.
JMU men’s tennis announced its 2022 spring schedule Monday. The Dukes begin the campaign in Lynchburg, Virginia, Jan. 14-16 at the Liberty Hidden Dual with Liberty, College of Charleston and Youngstown State.
From the Sun Belt to a football victory, lots happened with JMU Athletics this week. Staff writer Joshua Gingrich catches you up with the weekly sports recap.
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.