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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.

VMI baseball slugs six homers, wins at Furman, 12-11

The VMI Keydets hit six home runs, one shy of the school record, and Taylor Edens picked up his second save of the doubleheader as the Keydets held off the Furman Paladins, 12-11, in the nightcap of a SoCon twinbill contested Saturday at Latham Stadium in Greenville, S.C.

Mercer tops VMI in SoCon Tournament

The #3-seeded Mercer Bears used a 26-4 first half run to break open the game and went on to an 89-61 win over the #6-seeded VMI Keydets Saturday night in the quarterfinals of the 2015 Southern Conference Men’s Basketball Championship.

Brown’s record night from three sends VMI to rout of Furman

Brian Brown hit nine three-pointers, tying a school record, and the VMI Keydets made 24 as a team to tie another program mark as the Keydets routed the Furman Paladins, 93-59, in Southern Conference basketball action Thursday night at Cameron Hall in Lexington, Va.

VMI baseball’s Angus, Woods earn Preseason All-SoCon Second Team honors

VMI players Andrew Woods and Brandon Angus were named to the Preseason All-SoCon Second Team, according to information released by the league Thursday morning. The honors were voted on by the league’s coaches.

VMI basketball falls at Tennessee-Chattanooga

The Chattanooga Mocs put four players in double figures, led by Eric Robertson’s 17 points off the bench, en route to an 86-64 win over the VMI Keydets in Southern Conference men’s basketball action Thursday night in Chattanooga, Tenn.

VMI basketball grinds out 83-73 win at Furman

QJ Peterson had a team-high 18 points, pushing him over 1,000 for his career, and every Keydet to see game action scored as VMI downed the Furman Paladins, 83-73, in Southern Conference men’s basketball action Saturday in Greenville, S.C.

East Tennessee State pulls away for 98-88 win over VMI

An 11-0 run midway through the second half broke open a four-point game and sent the East Tennessee State Buccaneers over the VMI Keydets, 98-88, in Southern Conference men’s basketball action Friday night at Freedom Hall in Johnson City, Tenn.

VMI rally falls short at Mercer, 90-81

The Mercer Bears closed out the game on a 12-3 run, propelling themselves to a 90-81 victory over the VMI Keydets in Southern Conference basketball action Saturday in Macon, Ga.

VMI opens Southern Conference play with 88-66 win at Samford

The VMI Keydets used a 6-0 run to pull away, and then distanced themselves by outscoring the Samford Bulldogs 15-1 at the free throw line in the second half en route to an 88-66 win Thursday night.

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William and Mary downs Wofford, 66-62

The William and Mary men’s basketball shot a season-high 65.6 percent from the floor in downing defending Southern Conference Champion Wofford, 66-62, on Saturday.

Richie Rose resigns as VMI men’s soccer coach

VMI head men’s soccer coach Richie Rose announced his resignation as the program’s ninth head coach on Monday. Rose’s resignation becomes effective on Jan. 1, 2015.

VMI announces 2015 baseball schedule

VMI baseball announced its 2015 schedule for its return season in the Southern Conference. The schedule contains 56 total games, including 24 SoCon contests.

Alum Jonathan Kadra named new VMI baseball coach

Jonathan Hadra, a four-year letterman and 2004 graduate of VMI, was named the 20th head coach in VMI baseball history on Thursday, Nov. 13.

VMI announces search for new women’s soccer coach

VMI athletics director Dr. Dave Diles announced Wednesday morning that the department will begin a search for a new head women’s soccer coach immediately.

Wofford blasts VMI football, 38-3

The Wofford College Terriers scored the first 17 points of the game to take the lead for good, and went on to a 38-3 win over the VMI Keydets in Southern Conference football action Saturday at Gibbs Stadium in Spartanburg, S.C.

VMI women’s soccer rolls past UT-Chattanooga, 4-0

Kristen Whitehurst scored two goals, while Myranda Emery and Emma Quirk chipped in for one score each to power the VMI Keydets past the Chattanooga Mocs, 4-0, in Southern Conference women’s soccer action Sunday afternoon at Patchin Field.

VMI women’s soccer blasted by Samford, 5-0

The Samford Bulldogs scored three goals in an 8:11 span early in the second half to break open a close match, and went on to a 5-0 win over the VMI Keydets in Southern Conference women’s soccer action Friday at VMI’s Patchin Field.

VMI QB Al Cobb named to Jerry Rice Watch List

VMI quarterback Al Cobb has been named to the 2014 Jerry Rice Award Watch List as announced by The Sports Network Wednesday.

VMI men’s soccer loses 2-0 at East Tennessee State

Despite 10 saves from junior keeper Alex Guerra, the Virginia Military Institute men’s soccer team was edged 2-0 on the road Tuesday evening at East Tennessee State University’s Summers-Taylor Stadium in Southern Conference action.

VMI women’s soccer loses to UNC-Greensboro, 4-1

The VMI Keydets jumped out to an early 1-0 lead, but the UNCG Spartans used three second half goals to take a lead they would not relinquish, en route to a 4-1 victory in Southern Conference women’s soccer action Sunday afternoon at VMI’s Patchin Field in Lexington, Va.

#14 Chattanooga blitzes VMI football, 55-7

The nationally-ranked defense of the #14 Chattanooga Mocs lived up to its billing, shutting down VMI and handing the Keydets a 55-7 Southern Conference loss Saturday afternoon at Finley Stadium in Chattanooga, Tenn.