McMinn Makes 22 Saves But VMI Lacrosse Falls 14-8 to Army on the Road



WEST POINT, N.Y. –Despite getting 22 saves from senior netminder Kelly McMinn, the VMI lacrosse team fell to the US Military Academy 14-8 on Saturday afternoon at Michie Stadium. It was the second game in a row the Keydets have faced a service academy after taking on the Midshipmen of Navy last weekend. Read More…

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VMI Service Branch Patches

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Annually, we witness football players from Navy and Army duke it out in the most popular rivalry in all of football. One of the many storylines laced in the game commentary is the destination for the Seniors upon graduating from their respective service academies. One visible way to address it is to display the service branch patch on sleeves. VMI lacrosse players will also be adorning a patch, except for the entire season. Read More…

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VMI Lacrosse Lids

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Virginia Military Institutes’s lacrosse team has continually stepped up its presence in the lacrosse world ever since Coach Brian Anken came aboard. He’s increased interest from recruits and fans, alike. The team’s Cascade Pro7 lid inched its way into our scope today. The helmet’s shell is Gold, whereas the decals are Red, which make the Gold Chrome facemask pop.

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VMI Adds Carrington to the Lacrosse Staff

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LEXINGTON, Va. – Now in his second year at VMI, head lacrosse coach Brian Anken has announced the addition of Richard Carrington to his coaching staff for the upcoming 2012 season. Carrington joins Anken’s staff with an extensive coaching résumé. He most recently served as the head men’s lacrosse coach at NCAA Division III Alvernia University in Reading, Pa. Read More…

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VMI Lacrosse Got New Locker Room Stools

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VMI is really making a conscious effort to revitalize their program with a new attitude, gear and now locker room furnishing. The Cadets have new stools to sit on while they strap up their pads. The stools are Black with VMI insignia on the soft cushion. The stools are also collapsible to create more space when needed.

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Fall Ball Talk with VMI Head Lacrosse Coach Brian Anken

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VMI’s Brian Anken took the time to discuss how Fall Ball is going during his team’s second week of practice. He has put forth more effort into VMI than the majority of his predecessors can admit to. Besides amping up recruiting tremendously, Coach Anken speaks with passion and knows how to light a fire under his players. We look forward to seeing this program rising to greatness in the future. Read More…

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