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Men's Tennis

About Our Campaign

Through the Diggin'Dukes campaign, we need your help to continue to thrive and enhance our training, equipment, competitive edge, and the overall development of our team. 

Your generous support not only helps our team succeed on the tennis court, but also contributes to the growth and development of dedicated young athletes in our community. Together, we can achieve great things and inspire future generations to pursue their dreams through sports.

Thank you for considering supporting JMU Men’s Tennis on our journey to excellence!

How Your Support Will IMPACT the JMU Men's Tennis Student-Athlete Experience

Your gift, of any amount, will help support our team's success on the course and in the classroom — including travel, room and board, and experiential/team bonding — to benefit our student-athlete experience.

  • 1 gift of $1,000 assists with travel expenses to attend the conference championship, giving us the opportunity to compete at a higher level
  • 1 gift of $750 supports additional player equipment and gear kits for one student-athlete
  • 1 gift of $500 supports our participation in different tournaments, giving us a chance to compete and represent our university
  • 1 gift of $400 supports a weekend of a student-athlete housing during travel and training trips
  • 1 gift of $150 supports meals for one student-athlete during travel and training trips

Your support of JMU Men's Tennis helps our program enhance our student-athlete experience by:

  • Nurturing Young Talent: By supporting our team, you are investing in the development of young and talented student-athletes. Your contribution helps us provide opportunities to grow and reach our full potential in the sport.
  • Building Community: We believe in the power of sports to build strong communities. Your support enables us to engage with the local community, promote a healthy and active lifestyle, and inspire the next generation of tennis enthusiasts.
  • Enhancing Competitive Excellence: Our team is committed to achieving excellence in tennis. With your support, we can access top-notch training facilities, participate in more competitive tournaments, and elevate our game to a higher level.
  • Encouraging Academic and Personal Growth: We prioritize both academic and personal growth. Your donations help us strike a balance between our studies and tennis fostering discipline, time management, and teamwork skills that will serve us well in all aspects of life.

About JMU Men's Tennis

We are a dedicated tennis team consisting of nine passionate players and two experienced coaches. Our team members come from diverse backgrounds, but we share a common love for the game of tennis. With the guidance of our coaches, we have been honing our skills, practicing relentlessly, and competing at various levels to bring out the best in each of us.

Learn more about the team and the student-athletes of JMU Men’s tennis in the following link: https://jmusports.com/sports/mens-tennis.

About Funds Raised During Diggin'Dukes

One hundred percent (100%) of funds raised in support of JMU Men's Tennis during the Diggin’Dukes campaign immediately go to the JMU Men's Tennis Sport Program Fund (restricted-use fund) and benefit the JMU Men's Tennis student-athlete experience.

Sport program funds are restricted-use funds that can only be utilized by the individual sport program. 100% of gifts made to sport program funds go to the selected sport program and are 100% tax deductible. 

If our goal is achieved, funds that exceed our goal will go to support our team operational needs during the 2023-2024 season. 

If we do not achieve our goal, funds raised during the Diggin’Dukes campaign will go to support team operational needs during the 2023-2024 season. 

Funds are allocated at the discretion of our coaches and administration.

Diggin'Dukes Leadership Team Members

Julian Lozano & Aathreya Mahesh (Bastien Huon)

Athletics: Jeff Bourne's Letterwinner Challenge
If 100 JMU alumni student-athletes make a gift to any fund during Diggin'Dukes, Director of Athletics Jeff Bourne will give $7,000 to the Proud & True Fund.
100 / 100 Donors
Men's Tennis Fundraising Goal
Help JMU Men's Tennis achieve our $30,000 goal.
Rank Fund Designation % +/- Fundraising Goal
1 Men's Tennis -78.18% $6,545.00
goal: $30,000.00
Men's Tennis: Grand Slam Challenge
If 25 donors make a gift to the Men's Tennis Sport Program Fund, Frank Payne ('89) will give $500 to the Men's Tennis Sport Program Fund.
25 / 25 Donors
Men's Tennis Donor Goal
Help JMU Men's Tennis achieve our 50 donors goal.
Rank Fund Designation % +/- Donor # Goal
1 Men's Tennis -8.00% 46
goal: 50
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Rank State Gifts
1 VA 29
2 NC 5
3 SC 3
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