Athletics and Club Sports

The club lacrosse players pose on the north post turf field.

Club Lacrosse Vies for Championship

VMI’s club lacrosse team is vying for the National College Lacrosse League championship. The championship games will be played this weekend, May 5-6, at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

Cadet Holly Njabo '20 deadlifts during the powerlifting competition in Cocke Hall.

Keydet Powerlifters Claim Team Titles

Seven VMI powerlifters took first place in their respective weight classes, and the Keydets claimed two team titles in one of their most successful competitions ever.

Gen. J.H. Binford Peay congratulates the rugby team in Memorial Garden.

Rugby Team Competes in Championships

VMI rugby reached the highest level of play in its 50-year history, defeating Norwich before falling to University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in the Division II championship.

The rugby team gathers for a photo on the pitch.

Rugby Team Reaches National Semifinals

VMI's rugby team has qualified for the national semifinals for the first time in the program’s 50-year history, and will take on Norwich University in Greenville, South Carolina, Dec. 2.

New Stadium Bag Policy in Effect

Starting with VMI’s homecoming football game against Western Carolina, the Institute will be utilizing a new clear bag policy at Foster Stadium, similar to policies at other NCAA games nationwide.

Nathan Miller stands with  the championship belt after winning his bout against University of Michigan’s Mike Henry during the final day of the USIBA National Championships March 23.

Six Keydet Boxers Win Individual Titles

Six VMI boxers won individual titles and the men’s club battled to a second-place finish at the U.S. Intercollegiate Boxing Association National Championships.

VMI’s All-Americans Box in Cocke Hall

The USIBA national championships are currently underway at Virginia Military Institute, with semifinals set for tonight at 6 p.m. in Cocke Hall.

Members of VMI’s club boxing team trade blows Nov. 11 in a ring set up in New Barracks Courtyard surrounded by cadets cheering from the courtyard and the stoops. – VMI Photo by Stephen Hanes.

VMI to Host Collegiate Boxing Nationals

Tickets are on sale for the 2017 USIBA Boxing Nationals, to be held March 23-25 in Virginia Military Institute’s newly-renovated Cocke Hall.

Visitors gather in the Hall of Valor for the 2013 Hall of Fame induction ceremony and banquet.

Jan. 27 Deadline for Sports Hall of Fame Tickets

The VMI Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony and banquet will be held in Marshall Hall Feb. 11 starting at 6 p.m.

Members of VMI’s club boxing team trade blows Nov. 11 in a ring set up in New Barracks Courtyard surrounded by cadets cheering from the courtyard and the stoops. – VMI Photo by Stephen Hanes.

Battle of the Barracks a Hit with the Corps

Over the Veterans Day weekend, the VMI boxing team's inaugural Battle of the Barracks drew a huge crowd to the courtyard of New Barracks.

Among the features of the Corps Physical Training Facility are a 200-meter hydraulic track, overhead obstacles, a rock wall, a warmup track, and spectator seating. – VMI Photo by John Robertson IV.

CPTF Offers Myriad Training Opportunities for Corps, Track Team

VMI’s newest building, the Corps Physical Training Facility, is now home to the Keydet track team, with full Corps use to follow in 2017.

Eight Inductees for Sports Hall of Fame

Seven former athletes and one alumnus who distinguished himself in sports journalism will be inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame Feb. 11 at a banquet in Marshall Hall.

A large crowd cheers on the Keydets during a home football game.

Toward a Safer Game Day

VMI's Emergency Operations Center is ready to swing into action if needed at each home football game.

The VMI men's soccer team practices at North Post.

‘It’s a Matter of When’

Men's soccer coach sees hard work, improvement every day.

Members of VMI's club boxing team display their championship belts.

Boxing Team Takes Third at Nationals

Three members of the VMI Boxing Club won individual titles, four earned all-America honors, and VMI placed third as a team at the USIBA National Tournament.