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Five VMI Keydets named to preseason All-SoCon teams

VMI redshirt junior quarterback Al Cobb was named to the preseason first team All-Southern Conference squad.


Extra-inning rally ends VMI’s season, 3-2

A two-out triple by Bret Hines in the 10th inning scored the winning run as The Citadel Bulldogs defeated the VMI Keydets, 3-2.


VMI places three on All-SoCon baseball team

VMI first baseman Collin Fleischer was voted Second Team All-SoCon as the SoCon baseball postseason awards were announced Monday.


Game Notes: VMI wraps up regular season at Samford

VMI baseball will wrap up the regular season, beginning Thursday at Samford. The series will begin with a doubleheader at noon.


Schedule changes for VMI baseball

VMI baseball announced multiple schedule changes Tuesday morning, affecting the majority of the remainder of the team’s contests.


Game Notes: VMI hosts Furman in SoCon baseball weekend action

VMI baseball returns to action, and wraps up its 2016 home schedule Friday when the Keydets play host to the Furman Paladins at 4 p.m.


Samford defeats VMI in Southern Conference tournament

The Samford Bulldogs claimed a 92-85 overtime win over the VMI Keydets on Friday in first-round action at the Southern Conference Men’s Basketball Championship.

VMI guard Q.J. Peterson wins Southern Conference Player of the Week honor

VMI junior guard Q.J. Peterson was named SoCon Player of the Week for games played November 24 through November 30.

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Five VMI football players named to All-SoCon teams

Five VMI football cadet-athletes were named to 2015 All-Southern Conference postseason teams as announced by the league office Tuesday in Spartanburg, South Carolina.


VMI men’s soccer season ends with loss in Southern Conference Tournament

Looking to make a postseason run, the VMI men’s soccer team fell to host Mercer University by a 7-0 score in a Southern Conference quarterfinal Saturday afternoon in Macon, Georgia to complete the 2015 campaign.


Women’s soccer: VMI season comes to an end in SoCon tourney

Playing in a steady downpour that at one point caused a lengthy weather delay, the top-seeded Samford Bulldogs scored three times in the first half and went on to a 3-0 win over the #9 VMI Keydets in the quarterfinals of the 2015 SoCon Women’s Soccer Championship, contested Saturday night in Birmingham, Ala.

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Game Preview: Can VMI football build on Mercer win today at home vs. Wofford?

The VMI Keydets got a huge win last week at Mercer, breaking a 30-game road losing streak dating back to 2010. A win today at home against Wofford (3-5, 1-3 Southern Conference) would give VMI (2-6, 1-3 SoCon) its first back-to-back conference wins since 2005.


Women’s soccer: VMI advances in Southern Conference tournament in shootout

Demetra Protogyrou scored to start round seven of a penalty kick shootout, and Darien Dunham capped a spectacular performance with a save on Peyton McCollum as the VMI Keydets prevailed in a shootout, 3-2, over the Chattanooga Mocs in the first round of the 2015 Southern Conference Women’s Soccer Championship Wednesday night in Chattanooga, Tenn.

VMI wideout Aaron Sanders selected SoCon Offensive Player of the Week

Virginia Military Institute junior wide receiver Aaron Sanders (Stafford, Va.) was tabbed Southern Conference Offensive Player of the Week for games played Saturday, October 24.

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VMI football: Keydets top Mercer, 28-21, break 30-game road losing streak

Junior Aaron Sanders set a new VMI record for catches in a game and the Keydet defense posted a game-deciding stop in the final minutes as the VMI Keydets defeated the Mercer Bears, 28-21, in SoCon football action Saturday in Macon, Ga. With the win, VMI broke a 30-game road losing streak that had dated to Oct. 23, 2010.

VMI’s Q.J. Peterson named to SoCon Preseason All-Conference Team

VMI junior guard Q.J. Peterson was named to the 2015-16 Southern Conference Preseason All-Conference team as voted by the conference coaches. The league made the announcement Thursday from its office in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

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VMI hangs tough with #6 Chattanooga, falls 33-27

The VMI Keydets nearly pulled off the upset, but the #6-ranked Chattanooga Mocs converted on a fourth down in the waning moments to seal a dramatic 33-27 win in SoCon football action Saturday afternoon at VMI’s Foster Stadium.

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Game Preview: Blueprint for how VMI football can pull upset of sixth-ranked Chattanooga

VMI football has been competitive in 2015 under first-year head coach Scott Wachenheim. The Keydets have a chance to show how competitive they can be Saturday with #6 Chattanooga in town.


Men’s soccer: VMI falls to Furman to open SoCon play

Looking to start the season fresh at home with the opening of conference play, the VMI men’s soccer team fell to SoCon member Furman University by a 3-0 score Saturday afternoon at Patchin Field.


VMI response to Southern Conference cost of attendance announcement

The Southern Conference announced Monday that it will permit member institutions to award cost of attendance stipends to student-athletes effective with the 2016-17 academic year.

VMI baseball season ends with loss to Citadel at SoCon Tournament

#8 seed The Citadel Bulldogs scored eight runs over their final three at-bats to overcome a three-run deficit and went on to defeat the fourth-seeded VMI Keydets, 10-5, in game 11 of the 2015 SoCon Baseball Championship in Charleston, S.C.

Mercer blasts VMI in SoCon Tournament, 19-7

The Mercer Bears jumped out to an early 8-1 lead and answered a brief rally by the VMI Keydets with five unanswered runs in the middle innings as they went on to a 19-7 victory in game nine of the 2015 Southern Conference Baseball Championship, contested Friday afternoon in Charleston, S.C.

VMI baseball wins Southern Conference Tournament thriller with UNC-Greensboro, 6-5

Matt Winn hit a tie-breaking solo home run in the eighth inning and Taylor Edens worked out of a jam in the ninth as the #4 VMI Keydets defeated the #5 UNCG Spartans at the 2015 SoCon Baseball Championships Thursday afternoon in Charleston, S.C.

VMI to open SoCon Tourney against #5 UNCG Wednesday

VMI baseball has earned the #4 seed for next week’s SoCon Tournament, and will face the #5 UNCG Spartans at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday night, May 20, at Riley Park in Charleston, S.C.