VMI Baseball bounced back with an 11-8 victory over Mercer University, putting up 11 runs against one of the best pitching teams in the league.

By the Numbers
  • VMI had five extra-base hits
  • Five Keydets had a multi-hit game
  • Trey Morgan pitched 5.1 innings with three strikeouts for his second win
  • Cole Jenkins contributed with hits, RBI, runs, including a home run
  • Four players tallied two RBIs each: Ty Swaim, Kazuya Jordan, Morgan
  • Owen Prince and Jimmy Koza recorded two hits and two runs each
  • Nathan Hawley got his first save of the season
Yes, But

Despite Mercer's attempt to close the gap, VMI maintained a strong lead throughout the game.

State of Play
  • VMI is now tied for sixth place in the Southern Conference standings with Mercer
  • Keydets will play the rubber match against Mercer to potentially secure their first series win since 2021
What's Next

VMI aims to clinch the series win against Mercer in the upcoming rubber match, which could propel them to sole possession of sixth place in the SoCon standings.

Bottom Line

VMI's decisive win against Mercer showcases their resilience and sets the stage for a pivotal rubber match that could significantly impact their standing in the Southern Conference.