Tag: VMI baseball
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.
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.
A record number of VMI baseball games will be video streamed this season, according to information released Friday by the athletic communications office.
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.
VMI baseball has named Grey Finwood, former letterwinner at Old Dominion, as its new volunteer assistant coach.
VMI baseball announced its recruiting class Tuesday, a class that consists of 10 athletes.
Sam Roberts has been promoted to a full-time assistant coach position, according to information announced by VMI head baseball coach Jonathan Hadra
VMI catcher Peyton Maddox was selected by the San Francisco Giants in the 33rd round of the MLB Draft on Wednesday.
The #7 ETSU Bucs rallied for three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to stun the #9 VMI Keydets, 12-11.
Michael Diodato bounced a RBI single up the middle, sending the ninth-seeded VMI Keydets past the fifth-seeded Wofford Terriers, 6-5.
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.
Josh Winder pitched eight shutout innings to key VMI past The Citadel, 8-0, in the play-in game at the SoCon Tournament.
SoCon coaches and the SoCon Sports Media Association announced their all-conference baseball teams, and VMI’s Tyler Tharp and Josh Winder were honored.
VMI baseball will open the 2017 SoCon Baseball Championship presented by Holston Gases Tuesday.
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.
The VMI Keydets nearly rallied from a pair of 10-run deficits, but the ETSU Bucs held on for a 14-12 win.
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.
VMI baseball returns to action – and wraps up the regular season – with a three-game series beginning Thursday against the Bucs of ETSU.
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.
VMI baseball will return to action Tuesday, when the Keydets take on the James Madison Dukes at Gray-Minor Stadium.
In the first five-hour game in VMI baseball history, the Keydets rallied from a seven-run deficit to defeat Furman, 9-7.
Will Gaddis pitched eight shutout innings to help Furman take game two of a SoCon doubleheader from the VMI Keydets, 8-2.
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.
Tyler Tharp has been named the SoCon Player of the Week, according to information released by the league office Monday.