|2010–11 VMI Keydets|
|Arena||LaHaye Ice Center (cap. 2,000)|
|Team stats and leaders|
|Goals||Hunter Wood and Alex Cowdry (5)|
|Assists||Alex Erber (4)|
|Points||Alex Cowdry (8)|
|GAA||Eric Wittig (5.50)|
The 2010–11 VMI Keydets Hockey season was the team's fifth season overall. With an 0-10 regular season record, the Keydets failed to make the playoffs, placing last in the entire division.
VMI opened the season against NVCC and William and Mary, both defeats by 6 goals. They beat Johnson and Wales in an exhibition game on October 15, 7–1. Following that, they were beaten heavily by Liberty, and later swept by both Roanoke and Radford. The Keydets fell in the Military Classic in early December, their first loss in the Classic. In the new year, VMI played verse Liberty, a 5–2 loss, followed by another 5–2 loss to George Mason in February. The next day on the 5th, they were given their worst defeat of the year, a 13–1 beating from James Madison.
Conference Stadings Edit
At the end of the regular season, VMI placed last in the conference behind Liberty, Radford, and Roanoke, with no points. It was the first time the team had a winless year. Liberty and Radford were the playoff representatives for the Southwest Conference.
Teams in bold indicate playoff teams
- Main article: List of VMI Keydets Hockey players
|9||Drew Luxhoj||Forward||Sr.||Richmond Royals U18AA|
|15||Clay Strong||Defense||Jr.||Hampton Roads Jr. Whalers|
|20||Alex Erber||Defense||Jr.||Dexter High School|
|27||Eric Wittig||Goalie||Sr.||Richmond Royals U18AA|
|30||Tommy Fields||Goalie||Sr.||Virginia Statesmen|
|50||Alex Cowdry||Forward||Sr.||Reston Raiders U18AA|
|September 18||Northern Va. Community||Lynchburg, VA (LaHaye Ice Center)||L, 6–0||0–1|
|September 24||@ William and Mary||Yorktown, VA (Hampton Roads IcePlex)||L, 7–1||0–2|
|October 15||Johnson & Wales||Lynchburg, VA (LaHaye Ice Center)||W, 7–1||0–2|
|October 23||@ Liberty||Lynchburg, VA (LaHaye Ice Center)||L, 9–2||0–3|
|November 5||@ Radford||Roanoke, VA (Roanoke Civic Center)||L, 7–3||0–4|
|November 6||Radford||Lynchburg, VA (LaHaye Ice Center)||L, 8–2||0–5|
|November 19||@ Roanoke||Roanoke, VA (Roanoke Civic Center)||L, 9–2||0–6|
|November 20||Roanoke||Lynchburg, VA (LaHaye Ice Center)||L, 6–2||0–7|
|December 3||@ Citadel||Charleston, SC (Carolina Ice Palace)||L, 5–3||0–7|
|December 4||Citadel*||Raleigh, NC (Raleigh IcePlex)||L, 5–4||0–7|
|January 15||Liberty||Lynchburg, VA (LaHaye Ice Center)||L, 5–2||0–8|
|February 4||George Mason||Lynchburg, VA (LaHaye Ice Center)||L, 5–2||0–9|
|February 5||@ James Madison||Charlottesville, VA (Main Street Arena)||L, 13–1||0–10|
Games in yellow ██ indicate VMI wins. Games in white indicate VMI losses. Games in gray ██ indicate exhibition games. An asterisk denotes the Military Classic.