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Eaton’s cycle the story as VMI sweeps Lafayette in doubleheader

Nathan Eaton went 5 for 5 and hit for the cycle in game one, while Zak Kent pitched six shutout innings in game two to power the VMI Keydets to a doubleheader sweep of the Lafayette Leopards, 10-5 and 8-1, in non-conference baseball action Friday in Lexington, Va.


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VMI Keydets defeat #19 South Carolina on Opening Day, 7-6

The VMI bullpen allowed just one run over the final five-plus innings, while homers from Matt Pita and Nathan Eaton sparked the offense as the Keydets defeated the 19th-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks, 7-6, in the season opener for both clubs Friday in Columbia, S.C.


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VMI baseball to make 36 appearances on video streaming in 2018

A record number of VMI baseball games will be video streamed this season, according to information released Friday by the athletic communications office.


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Josh Winder leads VMI preseason All-SoCon baseball honorees

Josh Winder was named Preseason Pitcher of the Year, while Matt Pita also captured Preseason First Team All-SoCon honors in the balloting results announced Thursday afternoon by the conference.


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Grey Finwood named VMI baseball volunteer assistant

VMI baseball has named Grey Finwood, former letterwinner at Old Dominion, as its new volunteer assistant coach.


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VMI releases 2017 baseball recruiting class

VMI baseball announced its recruiting class Tuesday, a class that consists of 10 athletes.


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VMI promotes Sam Roberts to full-time baseball assistant coach role

Sam Roberts has been promoted to a full-time assistant coach position, according to information announced by VMI head baseball coach Jonathan Hadra


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VMI’s Peyton Maddux selected in 33rd Round of MLB Draft by Giants

VMI catcher Peyton Maddox was selected by the San Francisco Giants in the 33rd round of the MLB Draft on Wednesday. 


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#7 ETSU rallies past #9 VMI in thriller, 12-11

The #7 ETSU Bucs rallied for three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to stun the #9 VMI Keydets, 12-11.


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Diodato the hero as #9 VMI walks off against #5 Wofford, 6-5

Michael Diodato bounced a RBI single up the middle, sending the ninth-seeded VMI Keydets past the fifth-seeded Wofford Terriers, 6-5.


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SoCon: VMI Keydets fall to top-seeded Mercer, 11-6

The top-seeded Mercer Bears jumped out to a 7-1 lead on the way to an 11-6 win over the ninth-seeded VMI Keydets.


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VMI blasts The Citadel in SoCon play-in game, 8-0

Josh Winder pitched eight shutout innings to key VMI past The Citadel, 8-0, in the play-in game at the SoCon Tournament.


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VMI baseball’s Tharp, Winder earn All-SoCon honors

SoCon coaches and the SoCon Sports Media Association announced their all-conference baseball teams, and VMI’s Tyler Tharp and Josh Winder were honored.


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VMI opens SoCon Championship against #8 The Citadel

VMI baseball will open the 2017 SoCon Baseball Championship presented by Holston Gases Tuesday.


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Five-run seventh costs VMI in regular season finale, 9-3

The ETSU Bucs scored five runs in the seventh inning to take the lead for the first time, on the way to a 9-3 win over the VMI Keydets.


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Epic comeback falls just short as VMI falls to ETSU, 14-12

The VMI Keydets nearly rallied from a pair of 10-run deficits, but the ETSU Bucs held on for a 14-12 win.


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VMI falls to ETSU in series opener, 7-5

Hagen Owenby hit a two-run homer three batters into the game to give ETSU a lead it would not surrender, on the way to a 7-5 win over VMI.


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VMI Keydets play host to ETSU in crucial weekend series

VMI baseball returns to action – and wraps up the regular season – with a three-game series beginning Thursday against the Bucs of ETSU.


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VMI holds on for 7-6 win over JMU

The VMI Keydets jumped out to an early 6-2 lead and held on in dramatic fashion for a 7-6 win over the James Madison Dukes.


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VMI hosts JMU on Tuesday

VMI baseball will return to action Tuesday, when the Keydets take on the James Madison Dukes at Gray-Minor Stadium.


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Bullpen helps VMI win five-hour-plus affair, 9-7

In the first five-hour game in VMI baseball history, the Keydets rallied from a seven-run deficit to defeat Furman, 9-7.


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Gaddis helps Furman down VMI Keydets, 8-2

Will Gaddis pitched eight shutout innings to help Furman take game two of a SoCon doubleheader from the VMI Keydets, 8-2.


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VMI drops Game 1 of twinbill with Furman, 4-1

The Furman Paladins scored four runs in the seventh inning, breaking a scoreless tie on the way to a 4-1 win over the VMI Keydets.


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VMI’s Tharp named SoCon Baseball Player of the Week

Tyler Tharp has been named the SoCon Player of the Week, according to information released by the league office Monday.


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Triple play helps UNCG hold off VMI Keydets, 8-5

The UNCG Spartans turned a rare triple play to kill a crucial rally by the VMI Keydets in the sixth inning and went on to an 8-5 win.


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Wild ending gives VMI series win over UNCG, 8-7

A long home run by Collin Fleischer tied the game in the bottom of the ninth, and a bizarre three-error sequence gave VMI a walk-off, 8-7 win over UNCG.


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Tharp’s three-homer game sends VMI Keydets past UNCG, 7-3

Tyler Tharp became just the third VMI player to hit three home runs in a game, and Josh Winder pitched into the ninth, leading VMI past UNCG, 7-3.


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Game Notes: VMI baseball plays host to UNCG this weekend

VMI baseball will return to action Friday, when the Keydets open a three-game series against the Spartans of UNCG at Gray-Minor Stadium.


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VMI Keydets fall to VCU, 11-4

The VCU Rams scored 10 of the game’s last 11 runs en route to an 11-4 win over the VMI Keydets, in non-conference baseball action.


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VMI Keydets drop series finale to Radford, 15-9

Radford scored three runs in the seventh and two more in the eighth to break open a close game and defeat VMI, 15-9.


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VMI Keydets drop middle game of series to Radford, 9-3

The Radford Highlanders scored nine of the game’s first 10 runs en route to a 9-3 victory over the VMI Keydets.


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VMI outlasts Radford in 13 innings, 7-5

The VMI Keydets defeated the Radford Highlanders, 7-5, in non-conference action Friday


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Western Carolina completes series sweep of VMI

The Western Carolina Catamounts scored four runs in the fifth inning to take the lead for good and went on to a 10-5 win over the VMI Keydets.


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Five-run seventh the difference as WCU defeats VMI, 9-1

A five-run seventh inning broke open a three-run game and helped the Western Carolina Catamounts defeat the VMI Keydets, 9-1.


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VCU seventh-inning rally spoils Kent’s strong outing, 5-4

The VCU Rams scored five times in the seventh inning and held off the VMI Keydets, 5-4, in baseball action Tuesday night at The Diamond.


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VMI Keydets drop series finale to Mercer, 17-5

The Mercer Bears used a 21-hit attack to defeat the VMI Keydets, 17-5, in the finale of a three-game SoCon series contested Saturday.


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VMI Keydets fall to Mercer in Game 2, 9-6

The Mercer Bears scored the final three runs of the game to turn back a comeback by the VMI Keydets and prevail, 9-6.


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Mercer holds off VMI Keydets in slugfest, 10-6

Mercer scored seven of the game’s last eight runs to prevail over the VMI Keydets, 10-6, in the opener of a three-game SoCon series.


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Game Notes: VMI to host Mercer in Southern Conference weekend series

VMI baseball will return to action Thursday, as the Keydets open a three-game series with the SoCon leaders, the Mercer Bears.


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VMI falls to Wofford in series finale

VMI surrendered nine runs in the eighth to allow host Wofford College to take the game, 13-3.