SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Defending Southern Conference regular-season and tournament champion Mercer has been picked to win this season’s crown in preseason balloting of the league’s media, while 2015 regular-season and tournament runner-up Samford has been selected to win the 2016 title by the SoCon’s nine head coaches in a pair of extremely tight preseason polls. […]
LEXINGTON, Va. – The VMI Keydets announced their 2016 baseball schedule Thursday, a 55-game slate that will open with four games in Winston-Salem, N.C. the weekend of Feb. 19. The slate features 2015 regional qualifiers in Radford, Mercer, VCU and defending national champion Virginia, as well as in-state opponents Old Dominion, Longwood, Richmond, Virginia Tech […]
VMI is starting a new series of podcasts with the Keydets baseball program. This week baseball SID Brad Salois sits down with head coach Jonathan Hadra to preview the upcoming season.
LEXINGTON, Va. – 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. Hadra had been serving as the acting head coach since Nov. 3, when he was named to that role following the resignation of Marlin Ikenberry, who chose to […]
LEXINGTON, Va. – VMI baseball announced its 2015 schedule for its return season in the Southern Conference on Monday afternoon. The schedule contains 56 total games, including 24 SoCon contests and 30 games in the friendly confines of Gray-Minor Stadium. A first meeting with North Florida, a return date in Charlottesville against defending national runner-up […]
LEXINGTON, Va. – VMI Head Baseball Coach Marlin Ikenberry will step aside to pursue an opportunity in private business, according to information released by VMI athletics director Dr. Dave Diles late Monday. The move is effective at the end of November, but a search for Ikenberry’s successor will begin immediately with longtime assistant and current […]
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE MORGANTOWN, W.Va – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) released its National Player of the Week awards for the period ending February 23 today. Kentucky junior first baseman A.J. Reed was named National Hitter of the Week, while VMI junior right-handed pitcher Reed Garrett was named National Pitcher of the […]
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE CHARLOTTE, N.C. (www.BigSouthSports.com) – Liberty and Coastal Carolina have been chosen as the favorites for the second-straight year in the Big South Conference’s annual preseason baseball poll for the 2014 season in a vote of the League’s Head Coaches, the League announced today. In addition, the coaches voted Charleston Southern’s Bobby […]
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE LEXINGTON, Va. – VMI baseball has released its 2014 schedule, according to information provided Monday morning. The schedule contains six 2013 regional qualifiers and 33 games at the friendly confines of Gray-Minor Stadium, the most home games for the program since 2010 (34).
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – East Tennessee State University, Mercer University and the Virginia Military Institute have been extended invitations to join the Southern Conference beginning July 1, 2014, SoCon Commissioner John Iamarino announced from the league’s spring meetings Thursday. ETSU and Mercer have accepted the invitations to join the conference […]