2010–11 VMI Keydets
VMI vs. Mason Feb. 4 2011
Division Atlantic Division
Conference Southwest
Record 0–10
Home record 0–5
Road record 0–5
Goals for 17
Goals against 75
Team information
Coach Daniel Berthiaume
Arena LaHaye Ice Center (cap. 2,000)
Captain Alex Cowdry
Team stats and leaders
Goals Hunter Wood and Alex Cowdry (5)
Assists Alex Erber (4)
Points Alex Cowdry (8)
Wins NA
GAA Eric Wittig (5.50)
<2009–10 2011–12>

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

# Team GP W L OTL Pts
1 Liberty 10 9 0 1 19
2 Radford 10 7 3 0 14
3 Roanoke 10 2 7 1 5
4 VMI 10 0 10 0 0


Main article: List of VMI Keydets Hockey players
# Name Pos. Class Previous Team
4 Hunter Wood Forward So.
9 Drew Luxhoj Forward Sr. Richmond Royals U18AA
12 Thomas Beary Forward So.
15 Clay Strong Defense Jr. Hampton Roads Jr. Whalers
20 Alex Erber Defense Jr. Dexter High School
22 Austin Chien Forward So.
27 Eric Wittig Goalie Sr. Richmond Royals U18AA
28 David Tarangelo Defense So.
30 Tommy Fields Goalie Sr. Virginia Statesmen
32 Justin Klein Goalie Fr.
50 Alex Cowdry Forward Sr. Reston Raiders U18AA
66 Joseph Kohm Foward So.
82 George Mrofchak Defense So.
88 Nicholas Putnam Forward So.
Total: 14


Date Opponent Location/Arena Result Record
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.

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