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  1. #CAAChamps Q/A: William & Mary Jr. Swimmer Megan Howard

    Feb 26, 2014, 11:36 AM EDT

    As the league’s swimming and diving championships start this evening, the CAA decided to catch up with one more standout women’s swimming upperclassmen,William & Mary’s Megan Howard, after already chatting with Towson’s Kaitlin Burke last week. Let’s begin Howard’s Q/A feature with a little background … Howard has had a remarkable junior campaign this season, having…

  2. WLAX Weekly Report — Feb. 25

    Feb 25, 2014, 3:08 PM EDT

    Redemption and experience played a huge factor with all of this week’s CAA women’s lacrosse award winners. Take for example, the Player of the Week, — Andi Raymond of Towson, via Ada, Mich./Rockford, R-Jr., Attacker — she missed all of the 2013 season due to injury, but opened 2014 with vengeance this week. Raymond immediately stood out over…

  3. #CAAMinute, Powered by GEICO — Feb. 23

    Feb 24, 2014, 2:52 PM EDT

    Start the week off right with Monday’s installment of the latest #CAAMinute, powered by GEICO. Bobby B starts once again with #CAAHoops action from the weekend … On Sunday, Drexel downed Delaware on the road in men’s hoops, while the James Madison Dukes’ women’s hoops squad clinched the CAA regular season title with a convincing victory over Hofstra.…

  4. #CAAChamps Q/A: Towson Sr. Swimmer Kaitlin Burke

    Feb 21, 2014, 2:57 PM EDT

    As the league’s swimming and diving championships creep closer and closer — starting in just under one week — the CAA decided to catch up with a couple of standout women’s swimming upperclassmen, Towson’s Kaitlin Burke and William & Mary’s Megan Howard. We took a look back at the season and what’s to come in…

  5. #CAASports On Campus: Full Court Press With CofC’s Hope Klicker

    Feb 21, 2014, 9:59 AM EDT

    Although the #CAAHoops crew spent plenty of time around TD Arena during our trip to Charleston, S.C. last weekend, we were fortunate enough to be able to sit down with College of Charleston softball standout Hope Klicker. The crew snuck on over to the Cougars’ beautiful Patriots Point complex for the latest, and maybe the…

  6. Softball: Around the Horn — Feb. 20

    Feb 20, 2014, 2:16 PM EDT

    The second week of the 2014 CAA softball season saw plenty of excitement, as every team has now officially began the year. After travel and weather issues caused some teams to re-arrange their initial tournament plans, thankfully, things still worked out across the league. Hofstra has yet to open its season as their trip to…

  7. JMU Athletics Continues To Work With Local Communities

    Feb 20, 2014, 10:49 AM EDT

    Over the course of the 2013-14 sports season, there’s been a continued effort made by the James Madison University athletics department and its sports teams to try to connect and impact the local Harrisonburg area communities. Recently, on top of plenty of other outreach efforts, JMU hosted a spring “Adapted Sports Day” similar to an…

  8. #CAAMinute, Powered by GEICO — Feb. 19

    Feb 19, 2014, 1:18 PM EDT

    Hump Day’s edition of the #CAAMinute, powered by GEICO kicks off right away with #CAAHoops WBB highlights as Delaware defeated Drexel, 55-50, on Tuesday night. CAA fans, don’t forget to purchase tickets for the upcoming swimming/diving championships because the last day to buy online is TOMORROW…find out more information on the swimming/diving #CAAChamps page on…

  9. #CAAMinute, Powered by GEICO — Feb. 18

    Feb 18, 2014, 1:54 PM EDT

    Happy Tuesday, everyone. It might be early afternoon, but what better way to finish off the day than checking out the #CAAMinute, powered by GEICO. The segment features Monday’s #CAAHoops action from Towson and Williamsburg as well as a review of the league’s weekly BBall honors on both the men’s and women’s sides. Take a look at it…

  10. WLAX Week 1 Report — Feb. 18

    Feb 18, 2014, 11:59 AM EDT

    The first edition of the 2014 CAA women’s lacrosse weekly report is highlighted by the league’s award winners — James Madison’s Ali Curwin and a pair of Drexel Dragons, Amanda Norcini and Eva Winiarski. There was plenty of offense overall during the first official weekend of play with multiple players scoring four or more goals…

  11. Towson Women’s Lacrosse In The Polls

    Feb 12, 2014, 2:46 PM EDT

    The Towson Tigers women’s lacrosse team has certainly grabbed many headlines around the league heading into the 2014 season. That’s understandable, after winning back-to-back CAA titles the last two years. Before the conference officially kick starts the season on Saturday — featuring three contests; Hofstra at New Hampshire, James Madison versus Virginia Tech and Delaware…

  12. #CAAMinute, Powered by GEICO — Feb. 11

    Feb 11, 2014, 1:49 PM EDT

    Although the minute was not available on Monday, do not panic (we didn’t forget) because Tuesday just got a lot better with the #CAAMinute, powered by GEICO. Broyles begins with men’s #CAAHoops highlights from the very game he attended — JMU/Hofstra — as the Dukes downed the Pride, 59-53. UNCW earned a huge win over Towson to earn its first…

  13. JMU Softball Donates Time, Volunteers In Community

    Feb 6, 2014, 4:22 PM EDT

    Recently, the James Madison University athletics department crafted a nice feature story highlighting some off the field achievements by some of the members of the Dukes’ softball team.

  14. Preseason WLAX Team Features Familiar Faces

    Feb 6, 2014, 10:23 AM EDT

    The CAA announced the 2014 preseason women’s lacrosse squad on Wednesday and not surprisingly, Hofstra junior April Iannetta and Towson senior Ashleigh Rohrback were named Co-Players of the Year. Iannetta was the 2013 Co-Defender of the Year, while Rohrback was last season’s Co-Player of the Year.

  15. W&M Men’s Gymnastics Correlates Local Food Drive

    Feb 5, 2014, 1:47 PM EDT

    The Tribe of William & Mary men’s gymnastic team recently continued its longtime support of the local Williamsburg, Va., community with a sponsored food drive. In late January, for about one week long, the team sent out notifications and flyers around campus and the school’s local town and eventually called for donations, in which the…

  16. #CAAMinute, Powered by GEICO — Feb. 5

    Feb 5, 2014, 1:01 PM EDT

    A little Hump Day love for the next edition of the #CAAMinute powered by GEICO. Bobby B (who else?) begins with men’s #CAAHoops highlights from Tuesday, as Towson defeated JMU, 80-71. The Dukes women made up for the men’s L with a convincing, 72-48 victory at William & Mary, while Towson also earned a road win, downing Northeastern,…

  17. #CAAMinute, Powered by GEICO — Feb. 4

    Feb 4, 2014, 2:04 PM EDT

    Techno, Throwback — or whatever ‘T’ you use for Tuesdays — even Taco, just got a whole lot better thanks to the latest installment of the #CAAMinute powered by GEICO. Let’s start in men’s #CAAHoops, as Delaware downed Northeastern, 80-67 on Monday night. DO NOT miss the dunk at the 0:15 mark, please. In other news on Monday, Drexel…

  18. Tigers Top ’14 WLAX Preseason Poll

    Feb 4, 2014, 10:01 AM EDT

    Two-time defending Colonial Athletic Association champion Towson was picked to finish atop the CAA women’s lacrosse standings again in 2014 according to a vote by the league’s head coaches.

  19. #CAAMinute, Powered by GEICO — Feb. 3

    Feb 3, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

    It wouldn’t be Monday without Bobby Broyles and another edition of the #CAAMinute powered by GEICO. Broyles opens up the action by recapping Sunday’s men’s #CAAHoops tilt between William & Mary and James Madison, then sticks with the Tribe, but switches over to women’s hoops where W&M downed College of Charleston, 81-76. Northeastern, Hofstra and Delaware capped the weekend…

  20. JMU VB’s Stewart Spends Winter Break In Belize

    Feb 3, 2014, 1:46 PM EDT

    James Madison junior Martha Stewart, who recently turned out a solid season for the Dukes — playing in 91 sets while named to the All-CAA Academic Team — decided to spend her winter break a little differently than most student-athletes after finishing a vigorous season.

  21. #CAAMinute, Powered by GEICO — Jan. 28

    Jan 28, 2014, 3:26 PM EDT

    Bobby B is back once again to provide CAA fans with their favorite time of the day, of course, I’m talking about the #CAAMinute, powered by GEICO. Broyles gives a quick breakdown of last night’s #CAAHoops men’s basketball tilt between Towson and Hofstra, as the Tigers snapped a two-game losing streak with a solid, 76-58 victory…

  22. #CAAMinute — Jan. 27

    Jan 27, 2014, 12:36 PM EDT

    Make your Monday a little bit easier by checking out the next installment of the #CAAMinute. Broyles gives a quick recap of Sunday’s women’s #CAAHoops action, as College of Charleston defeated Delaware, 68-66, thanks to Afreyea Tolbert’s game-winning jumper with less than 10 seconds to spare. In other action this weekend, Drexel downed Northeastern (55-52) as…

  23. Baseball ’14 Preseason All-CAA Squad Announced

    Jan 24, 2014, 2:18 PM EDT

    James Madison junior outfielder Chad Carroll and Towson senior designated hitter Kurt Wertz, who both received preseason All-America accolades, were chosen as the CAA baseball preseason Co-Players of the Year in voting by the league’s head coaches. Carroll earned first-team All-CAA honors in 2013 after ranking third in the conference with a .389 batting average…

  24. #CAASports On Campus: Full Court Press on Northeastern’s Chris Carmain

    Jan 24, 2014, 10:06 AM EDT

    Although the #CAAHoops crew headed to Boston last weekend for some On Campus coverage, we decided to throw a Full Court Press at a member of the Huskies’ baseball program and caught up with senior right-handed pitcher Chris Carmain.

  25. ’14 MLAX, Baseball Preseason Polls Released

    Jan 23, 2014, 11:20 AM EDT

    On Wednesday, the league released two preseason polls — men’s lacrosse and baseball — in anticipation of the upcoming 2014 spring seasons. Both polls were determined by a vote of each sports and schools’ respective head coaches. In men’s lacrosse, it was announced that Penn State, the defending regular-season CAA champs and 2013 NCAA tournament…