VMI Baseball, with the fifth-most wins in program history, gears up for the Southern Conference Championship, facing Mercer in the first round for a shot at the league title and an NCAA Tournament berth.

By the Numbers
  • VMI has 3 players on the Coach's All-Southern Conference list.
  • VMI leads the nation in stolen bases with 172 and several other offensive categories.
  • The team is 17-0 when scoring 10 or more runs.
  • Colton Cosper of Mercer has a sub-4.00 ERA and 6 wins against conference opponents.
  • Mercer has a 15-6 all-time series lead over VMI.
Yes, But

Mercer has a strong defense and a history of success against VMI in the series.

State of Play
  • VMI faces Mercer in the first round of the SoCon Championship.
  • VMI's offense is potent, leading in stolen bases and other offensive categories.
  • Mercer relies on defense and faces a challenge against VMI's offensive prowess.
What's Next

The outcome of the VMI vs. Mercer matchup will determine the next steps in the Southern Conference Championship for both teams.

Bottom Line

VMI Baseball's clash with Mercer in the postseason sets the stage for an intense battle of offense versus defense, with a significant impact on the path to the championship.