Mercer vs VMI (Sep 27, 2014)


 

Scoring Summary

 
Scoring Summary (Final)
VMI Football
Mercer vs VMI (Sep 27, 2014 at Lexington, Va.)

Mercer (4-1,1-1) vs. VMI (1-4,0-2)

Date: Sep 27, 2014 • Site: Lexington, Va.  • Stadium: Foster Stadium  •  Attendance: 4490

Score by Quarters  Score 
Mercer   7  6  14  0  27 
VMI   0  14  3  7  24 

SCORING SUMMARY   MER -VMI  
1st  08:33  MER   Alex Lakes 18 yd run (Tyler Zielenske kick) 
         11 plays, 79 yards, TOP 4:34  7 - 0 
2nd  02:55  VMI   Jabari Turner 1 yd run (Dillon Christopher kick) 
         4 plays, 13 yards, TOP 1:43  7 - 7 
  01:40  MER   Chandler Curtis 23 yd run (Tyler Zielenske kick blockd) 
         8 plays, 75 yards, TOP 1:15  13 - 7 
  00:34  VMI   J.C. Garvin 8 yd pass from Al Cobb (Dillon Christopher kick) 
         3 plays, 26 yards, TOP 0:38  13 - 14 
3rd  11:50  MER   Alex Lakes 1 yd run (Jagger Lieb kick) 
         8 plays, 75 yards, TOP 3:10  20 - 14 
  06:58  MER   Chandler Curtis 62 yd pass from John Russ (Jagger Lieb kick) 
         7 plays, 96 yards, TOP 2:27  27 - 14 
  05:36  VMI   Dillon Christopher 49 yd field goal 
         6 plays, 43 yards, TOP 1:22  27 - 17 
4th  06:36  VMI   Sam Patterson 28 yd pass from Al Cobb (Dillon Christopher kick) 
         9 plays, 81 yards, TOP 3:30  27 - 24 

Kickoff time: 1:30 p.m • End of Game: 4:27  • Total elapsed time: 2:57
Referee: Steve Marlowe  •  Umpire: Steve Coullas  •  Linesman: Jeff Jones  •  Line judge: Doug Kennedy  •  Back judge: Brian Kovach  •  Field judge: Bob Johnson  •  Side judge: Cedric Clark  •  Scorer: George Tolley  • 
Temperature: 76  • Wind: 3-5 SSE  • Weather: Clear, beautiful

 

Team Statistics

 
Team Statistics (Final)
VMI Football
Mercer vs VMI (Sep 27, 2014 at Lexington, Va.)

 Team Totals  MER  VMI 
FIRST DOWNS  25  25 
   Rushing  14 
   Passing  17 
   Penalty 
NET YARDS RUSHING  269  91 
   Rushing Attempts  53  25 
   Average Per Rush  5.1  3.6 
   Rushing Touchdowns 
   Yards Gained Rushing  289  101 
   Yards Lost Rushing  20  10 
NET YARDS PASSING  176  322 
   Completions-Attempts-Int  12-22-1  30-44-2 
   Average Per Attempt  8.0  7.3 
   Average Per Completion  14.7  10.7 
   Passing Touchdowns 
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS  445  413 
   Total offense plays  75  69 
   Average Gain Per Play  5.9  6.0 
Fumbles: Number-Lost  2-2  2-2 
Penalties: Number-Yards  8-74  6-69 
PUNTS-YARDS  3-109  3-117 
   Average Yards Per Punt  36.3  39.0 
   Net Yards Per Punt  35.0  34.3 
   Inside 20 
   50+ Yards 
   Touchbacks 
   Fair catch 
KICKOFFS-YARDS  5-312  5-313 
   Average Yards Per Kickoff  62.4  62.6 
   Net Yards Per Kickoff  35.0  32.8 
   Touchbacks 
Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD  2-14-0  1-4-0 
   Average Per Return  7.0  4.0 
Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD  3-99-0  4-112-0 
   Average Per Return  33.0  28.0 
Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD  2-0-0  1-21-0 
Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD  0-0-0  0-0-0 
Miscellaneous Yards 
Possession Time  32:01  27:59 
   1st Quarter  9:01  5:59 
   2nd Quarter  5:15  9:45 
   3rd Quarter  10:53  4:07 
   4th Quarter  6:52  8:08 
Third-Down Conversions  5 of 15  6 of 13 
Fourth-Down Conversions  3 of 4  1 of 2 
Red-Zone Scores-Chances  2-2  2-2 
   Touchdowns  2-2  2-2 
   Field goals  0-2  0-2 
Sacks By: Number-Yards  1-8  2-13 
PAT Kicks  3-4  3-3 
Field Goals  0-0  1-1 

 

Individual Statistics

 
Individual Statistics (Final)
VMI Football
Mercer vs VMI (Sep 27, 2014 at Lexington, Va.)

Mercer
  
VMI
RUSHING  No.  Gain  Loss  Net  TD  Lg  Avg. 
Alex Lakes   20  98  98  18  4.9 
Tee Mitchell   11  72  72  41  6.5 
Payton Usher   52  48  14  6.0 
John Russ   12  44  16  28  19  2.3 
Chandler Curtis  23  23  23  23.0 
TEAM   0.0 
Totals...  53  289  20  269  41  5.1 
  
RUSHING  No.  Gain  Loss  Net  TD  Lg  Avg. 
Jabari Turner   48  48  17  5.3 
Al Cobb   29  21  3.5 
Derrick Ziglar   19  17  2.4 
Deon Watts   1.7 
Totals...  25  101  10  91  17  3.6 
  
  
 
PASSING  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds  TD  Long  Sack 
John Russ   12-22-1  176  62 
Totals...  12-22-1  176  62 
  
PASSING  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds  TD  Long  Sack 
Al Cobb   30-44-2  322  36 
Totals...  30-44-2  322  36 
 
RECEIVING  No.  Yds  TD  Lg 
JT Palmer   60  24 
Josh Jones   22 
Chandler Curtis  62  62 
Robert Brown   19  19 
Tee Mitchell  
Jordan Marshall 
Totals...  12  176  62 
  
  
  
  
  
RECEIVING  No.  Yds  TD  Lg 
Sam Patterson   93  28 
Doug Burton   66  28 
Aaron Sanders   44  17 
Matthew Nicholson  50  36 
Derrick Ziglar   21  11 
Deon Watts   15 
Dane Forlines   15  15 
J.C. Garvin  
Chad Jacob  
Jabari Turner  
Totals...  30  322  36 
 
PUNTING  No.  Yds  Avg  Long  In20  TB 
Rob East   109  36.3  48 
Totals...  109  36.3  48 
  
PUNTING  No.  Yds  Avg  Long  In20  TB 
Hayden Alford   117  39.0  41 
Totals...  117  39.0  41 
 
   Punts  Kickoffs  Intercept 
ALL RETURNS  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg 
Chandler Curtis  14  14  82  60 
Zach Jackson  
Lendell Arnold  
Payton Usher   17  17 
Totals...  14  14  99  60 
  
   Punts  Kickoffs  Intercept 
ALL RETURNS  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg 
Dane Forlines  
Taylor Stout   72  30 
Greg Sanders   40  40 
Damian Jones   21  21 
Totals...  112  40  21  21 
 
ALL PURPOSE  Rush  Rcv  KR  PR  IR  Total 
Chandler Curtis  23  62  82  14  181 
Alex Lakes   98  98 
Tee Mitchell   72  81 
Payton Usher   48  17  65 
JT Palmer   60  60 
John Russ   28  28 
Josh Jones   22  22 
Robert Brown   19  19 
Jordan Marshall 
Totals...  269  176  99  14  558 
  
  
  
  
  
  
ALL PURPOSE  Rush  Rcv  KR  PR  IR  Total 
Sam Patterson   93  93 
Taylor Stout   72  72 
Doug Burton   66  66 
Jabari Turner   48  51 
Matthew Nicholson  50  50 
Aaron Sanders   44  44 
Greg Sanders   40  40 
Derrick Ziglar   17  21  38 
Damian Jones   21  21 
Al Cobb   21  21 
Deon Watts   15  20 
Dane Forlines   15  19 
J.C. Garvin  
Chad Jacob  
Totals...  91  322  112  21  550 
 
FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS 
  
  
FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS 
Dillon Christopher  3rd  05:36  49 yards  Good 
 
KICKOFFS  No.  Yds  TB  OB  Avg. 
Will Roper   312  62.4 
  
KICKOFFS  No.  Yds  TB  OB  Avg. 
Dillon Christopher  313  62.6 
 
FUMBLES: Mercer-John Russ 1-1; Chandler Curtis 1-1. VMI-Deon Watts 1-1; Matthew Nicholson 1-1.

 

Drive Chart

 
Drive Chart (Final)
VMI Football
Mercer vs VMI (Sep 27, 2014 at Lexington, Va.)

   Drive Started  Drive Ended  Consumed    
Team  Qtr  Spot  Time  Obtained  Spot  Time     How Lost  Pl-Yds  TOP  RZ 
MER   1st  V21  13:07  Punt  H00  08:33  TOUCHDOWN  11-79  4:34 
MER   1st  V18  04:27  Fumble  H19  14:52     Fumble  12-63  4:35    
MER   2nd  V27  12:52  Fumble  V43  09:47     Punt  6-16  3:05    
MER   2nd  V13  00:00  Punt  V13  04:38     Fumble  0-0  0:00    
MER   2nd  V25  02:55  Kickoff  H00  01:40  TOUCHDOWN  8-75  1:15    
MER   2nd  V20  01:25  Interception  V20  01:12     Interception  1-0  0:13    
MER   2nd  V24  00:34  Kickoff  V25  00:00     End of half  1-1  0:34    
MER   3rd  V25  15:00  Kickoff  H00  11:50  TOUCHDOWN  8-75  3:10 
MER   3rd  V04  09:25  Punt  H00  06:58  TOUCHDOWN  7-96  2:27    
MER   3rd  V27  05:36  Kickoff  H23  00:20     Downs  10-50  5:16    
MER   4th  V40  12:24  Downs  H47  10:06     Punt  3-13  2:18    
MER   4th  H40  06:36  Kickoff  H42  03:34     Punt  4--2  3:02    
MER   4th  V05  01:32  Interception  V23  00:00     End of half  4-18  1:32    
  
VMI   1st  H30  15:00  Kickoff  V48  13:07     Punt  4-22  1:53    
VMI   1st  H21  08:33  Kickoff  V18  04:27     Fumble  8-61  4:06    
VMI   2nd  H19  14:52  Fumble  V27  12:52     Fumble  4-54  2:00    
VMI   2nd  H09  09:47  Punt  H47  04:38     Punt  10-38  5:09    
VMI   2nd  V13  04:38  Fumble  V00  02:55  TOUCHDOWN  4-13  1:43 
VMI   2nd  H49  01:40  Kickoff  H49  01:25     Interception  1-0  0:15    
VMI   2nd  V26  01:12  Interception  V00  00:34  TOUCHDOWN  3-26  0:38 
VMI   3rd  H25  11:50  Kickoff  V45  09:25     Punt  7-30  2:25    
VMI   3rd  H25  06:58  Kickoff  V32  05:36  FIELD GOAL  6-43  1:22    
VMI   3rd  H23  00:20  Downs  V40  12:24     Downs  8-37  2:56    
VMI   4th  H19  10:06  Punt  V00  06:36  TOUCHDOWN  9-81  3:30    
VMI   4th  H13  03:34  Punt  V39  01:32     Interception  6-48  2:02    

   1st  2nd  3rd  4th     1st  2nd       
Mercer   Qtr  Qtr  Qtr  Qtr     Half  Half     Total 
Time of possession   09:01   05:15   10:53   06:52      14:16   17:45      32:01  
3rd Down Conversions   2/4   2/4   1/4   0/3      4/8   1/7      5/15  
Average field position  V19   V24   V18   V35      V22   V26      V24  
4th Down Conversions   1/1   0/0   2/3   0/0      1/1   2/3      3/4  
  
   1st  2nd  3rd  4th     1st  2nd       
VMI   Qtr  Qtr  Qtr  Qtr     Half  Half     Total 
Time of possession   05:59   09:45   04:07   08:08      15:44   12:15      27:59  
3rd Down Conversions   1/3   2/3   1/3   2/4      3/6   3/7      6/13  
Average field position  H25   H47   H24   H16      H41   H21      H32  
4th Down Conversions   0/0   0/0   0/0   1/2      0/0   1/2      1/2  


Drive Chart (By Quarter)

   Drive Started  Drive Ended  Consumed    
Team  Qtr  Spot  Time  Obtained  Spot  Time     How Lost  Pl-Yds  TOP  RZ 
VMI   1st  H30  15:00  Kickoff  V48  13:07     Punt  4-22  1:53    
MER   1st  V21  13:07  Punt  H00  08:33  TOUCHDOWN  11-79  4:34 
VMI   1st  H21  08:33  Kickoff  V18  04:27     Fumble  8-61  4:06    
MER   1st  V18  04:27  Fumble  H19  14:52     Fumble  12-63  4:35    
VMI   2nd  H19  14:52  Fumble  V27  12:52     Fumble  4-54  2:00    
  
MER   2nd  V27  12:52  Fumble  V43  09:47     Punt  6-16  3:05    
VMI   2nd  H09  09:47  Punt  H47  04:38     Punt  10-38  5:09    
MER   2nd  V13  00:00  Punt  V13  04:38     Fumble  0-0  0:00    
VMI   2nd  V13  04:38  Fumble  V00  02:55  TOUCHDOWN  4-13  1:43 
MER   2nd  V25  02:55  Kickoff  H00  01:40  TOUCHDOWN  8-75  1:15    
VMI   2nd  H49  01:40  Kickoff  H49  01:25     Interception  1-0  0:15    
MER   2nd  V20  01:25  Interception  V20  01:12     Interception  1-0  0:13    
VMI   2nd  V26  01:12  Interception  V00  00:34  TOUCHDOWN  3-26  0:38 
MER   2nd  V24  00:34  Kickoff  V25  00:00     End of half  1-1  0:34    
MER   3rd  V25  15:00  Kickoff  H00  11:50  TOUCHDOWN  8-75  3:10 
  
VMI   3rd  H25  11:50  Kickoff  V45  09:25     Punt  7-30  2:25    
MER   3rd  V04  09:25  Punt  H00  06:58  TOUCHDOWN  7-96  2:27    
VMI   3rd  H25  06:58  Kickoff  V32  05:36  FIELD GOAL  6-43  1:22    
MER   3rd  V27  05:36  Kickoff  H23  00:20     Downs  10-50  5:16    
VMI   3rd  H23  00:20  Downs  V40  12:24     Downs  8-37  2:56    
MER   4th  V40  12:24  Downs  H47  10:06     Punt  3-13  2:18    
  
VMI   4th  H19  10:06  Punt  V00  06:36  TOUCHDOWN  9-81  3:30    
MER   4th  H40  06:36  Kickoff  H42  03:34     Punt  4--2  3:02    
VMI   4th  H13  03:34  Punt  V39  01:32     Interception  6-48  2:02    
MER   4th  V05  01:32  Interception  V23  00:00     End of half  4-18  1:32    

 

Defensive Statistics

 
Defensive Statistics (Final)
VMI Football
Mercer vs VMI (Sep 27, 2014 at Lexington, Va.)

##  Mercer   Solo  Ast  Total  TFL/Yds  FF  FR-Yds  Int-Yds  BrUp  Blkd  Sack/Yds  QBH 
37  Tyler Ward   11  0.5/1   .   .   .  
36  Alex Avant   10  .   .   .   .  
26  Jeremy James   0.5/1   .   .   .  
40  Lee Bennett   .   .   .   .  
59  Tunde Ayinla   .   .   .   .  
30  Mike Gray   .   1-0   .   .  
9   Lendell Arnold   .   .   1-0   .  
43  Devin Davidson   1.0/8   .   .   1.0/8  
1   Jordan Marshall  .   .   .   .  
21  Zach Jackson   .   .   1-0   .  
98  Cody Jones   .   .   .   .  
51  Kyle Williams   .   .   .   .  
33  Tripp Patterson  .   .   .   .  
87  Adrian Humphrey  .   .   .   .  
16  LeMarkus Bailey  .   1-0   .   .  
97  Hank Avery   .   .   .   .  
78  Thomas Marchman  .   .   .   .  
95  Jalen Penn   .   .   .   .  
99  Austin Barrett   .   .   .   .  
22  Sytavious Brown  .   .   .   .  
10  Corey Lockett   .   .   .   .  
94  Niederreither   .   .   .   .  
##  VMI   Solo  Ast  Total  TFL/Yds  FF  FR-Yds  Int-Yds  BrUp  Blkd  Sack/Yds  QBH 
45  Miller Williams  10  13  .   .   .   .  
38  Alijah Robinson  10  1.0/2   .   .   .  
9   James Fruehan   .   1-0   .   .  
99  Joe Nelson   1.0/8   .   .   1.0/8  
97  John Washington  1.5/3   .   .   .  
44  Ryan Francis   .   .   .   .  
5   Darnell Ashton   .   .   .   .  
47  Caleb Lindsey   0.5/3   .   .   0.5/3  
41  Logan Staib   0.5/2   .   .   .  
7   Damian Jones   .   .   1-21  .  
46  Allen Cratsenberg  .   .   .   .  
25  Alex Keys   .   .   .   .  
20  Alex James   .   1-0   .   .  
28  Brendon Bock   .   .   .   .  
19  Doug Moore   .   .   .   .  
14  Greg Sanders   .   .   .   .  
59  Chris Copeland   0.5/2   .   .   0.5/2  
57  Bradley Hann   .   .   .   .  
92  Walker Hays   .   .   .   .  
94  Amon-Ra Clay   .   .   .   .  
32  Jon Strozyk   .   .   .   .  
90  Robert de Wolff  .   .   .   .  
42  Tony Richardson  .   .   .   .  

 

Participation Report

 
Participation Report (Final)
VMI Football
Mercer vs VMI (Sep 27, 2014 at Lexington, Va.)

Mercer  
Pos  ##  Offense 
WR   3   JT Palmer  
LT   78  Thomas Marchman 
G   55  Avery White  
C   54  Kirby Southard  
G   75  Brett Steverson 
RT   71  A.M. Posey  
TE   38  Robert Brown  
QB   7   John Russ  
RB   27  Alex Lakes  
WR   1   Jordan Marshall 
WR   6   Josh Jones  
  
Mercer  
Pos  ##  Defense 
LE   59  Tunde Ayinla  
NT   94  Niederreither  
RE   98  Cody Jones  
SAM   10  Corey Lockett  
MLB   37  Tyler Ward  
WLB   43  Devin Davidson  
FC   36  Alex Avant  
SS   30  Mike Gray  
FS   9   Lendell Arnold  
B   51  Kyle Williams  
BC   26  Jeremy James  
  
VMI  
Pos  ##  Offense 
WR   18  Doug Burton  
WR   82  M. Nicholson  
LT   63  Nate Murray  
LG   66  I. Roseborough  
C   62  P. Doucette  
RG   57  Bradley Hann  
RT   75  Andy Marcotte  
TE   89  Andrew Lewis  
WR   85  Aaron Sanders  
TB   21  Jabari Turner  
QB   8   Al Cobb  
  
VMI  
Pos  ##  Defense 
LE   94  Amon-Ra Clay  
NT   99  Joe Nelson  
RE   97  John Washington 
OLB   44  Ryan Francis  
OLB   41  Logan Staib  
ILB   45  Miller Williams 
ILB   5   Darnell Ashton  
CB   9   James Fruehan  
SS   38  Alijah Robinson 
FS   20  Alex James  
CB   7   Damian Jones  

Mercer: 2-Aaron Avant, 12-Michael Haynes, 13-Chandler Curtis, 14-Hunter Mackay, 16-LeMarkus Bailey, 18-Nevin Harton, 19-Derek Owings, 21-Zach Jackson, 22-Sytavious Brown, 23-Duronte Carter, 25-Payton Usher, 28-Tee Mitchell, 32-Jagger Lieb, 33-Tripp Patterson, 40-Lee Bennett, 42-G. Radakovich, 47-Will Roper, 50-Rob East, 52-Kyle Trammell, 66-John Abernathy, 67-Wilson Heres, 80-D'Vante Penamon, 85-Tyler Zielenske, 87-Adrian Humphrey, 92-Kelly Brooks, 95-Jalen Penn, 97-Hank Avery, 99-Austin Barrett.

VMI: 1-Darrian Johnson, 2-Deon Watts, 6-Dane Forlines, 12-Hayden Alford, 13-Ryan Swingle, 14-Greg Sanders, 19-Doug Moore, 22-Taylor Stout, 25-Alex Keys, 27-D. Christopher, 28-Brendon Bock, 32-Jon Strozyk, 39-Derrick Ziglar, 42-Tony Richardson, 46-A. Cratsenberg, 47-Caleb Lindsey, 49-Kyle Vardo, 54-X. Greenfield, 59-Chris Copeland, 61-Stephen Miller, 71-Jordan Veal, 78-Chad Reed, 80-Sam Patterson, 81-Chad Jacob, 84-Ca. Michie, 88-J.C. Garvin, 90-Robert de Wolff, 92-Walker Hays, 98-Devin Johnson.

 

Box Score

 
Box Score (Final)
Mercer vs VMI (Sep 27, 2014 at Lexington, Va.)

Score by Quarters     1  2  3  4   Score
-----------------    -- -- -- --   -----
Mercer..............  7  6 14  0  - 27       Record: (4-1,1-1)
VMI.................  0 14  3  7  - 24       Record: (1-4,0-2)



Scoring Summary:
1st 08:33 MER - Alex Lakes 18 yd run (Tyler Zielenske kick), 11-79 4:34, MER 7 - VMI 0
2nd 02:55 VMI - Jabari Turner 1 yd run (Dillon Christopher kick), 4-13 1:43, MER 7 - VMI 7
    01:40 MER - Chandler Curtis 23 yd run (Tyler Zielenske kick blockd), 8-75 1:15, MER 13 - VMI 7
    00:34 VMI - J.C. Garvin 8 yd pass from Al Cobb (Dillon Christopher kick), 3-26 0:38, MER 13 - VMI 14
3rd 11:50 MER - Alex Lakes 1 yd run (Jagger Lieb kick), 8-75 3:10, MER 20 - VMI 14
    06:58 MER - Chandler Curtis 62 yd pass from John Russ (Jagger Lieb kick), 7-96 2:27, MER 27 - VMI 14
    05:36 VMI - Dillon Christopher 49 yd field goal, 6-43 1:22, MER 27 - VMI 17
4th 06:36 VMI - Sam Patterson 28 yd pass from Al Cobb (Dillon Christopher kick), 9-81 3:30, MER 27 - VMI 24



                                    MER      VMI
FIRST DOWNS...................       25       25
RUSHES-YARDS (NET)............   53-269    25-91
PASSING YDS (NET).............      176      322
Passes Att-Comp-Int...........  22-12-1  44-30-2
TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS.....   75-445   69-413
Fumble Returns-Yards..........      0-0      0-0
Punt Returns-Yards............     2-14      1-4
Kickoff Returns-Yards.........     3-99    4-112
Interception Returns-Yards....      2-0     1-21
Punts (Number-Avg)............   3-36.3   3-39.0
Fumbles-Lost..................      2-2      2-2
Penalties-Yards...............     8-74     6-69
Possession Time...............    32:01    27:59
Third-Down Conversions........  5 of 15  6 of 13
Fourth-Down Conversions.......   3 of 4   1 of 2
Red-Zone Scores-Chances.......      2-2      2-2
Sacks By: Number-Yards........      1-8     2-13


RUSHING: Mercer-Alex Lakes 20-98; Tee Mitchell 11-72; Payton Usher 8-48;
John Russ 12-28; Chandler Curtis 1-23; TEAM 1-0. VMI-Jabari Turner 9-48; Al Cobb
6-21; Derrick Ziglar 7-17; Deon Watts 3-5.

PASSING: Mercer-John Russ 12-22-1-176. VMI-Al Cobb 30-44-2-322.

RECEIVING: Mercer-JT Palmer 5-60; Josh Jones 3-22; Chandler Curtis 1-62;
Robert Brown 1-19; Tee Mitchell 1-9; Jordan Marshall 1-4. VMI-Sam Patterson
6-93; Doug Burton 5-66; Aaron Sanders 5-44; Matthew Nicholson 4-50; Derrick
Ziglar 3-21; Deon Watts 3-15; Dane Forlines 1-15; J.C. Garvin 1-8; Chad Jacob
1-7; Jabari Turner 1-3.

INTERCEPTIONS: Mercer-Zach Jackson 1-0; Lendell Arnold 1-0. VMI-Damian
Jones 1-21.

FUMBLES: Mercer-John Russ 1-1; Chandler Curtis 1-1. VMI-Matthew Nicholson
1-1; Deon Watts 1-1.

Stadium: Foster Stadium        Attendance: 4490
Kickoff time: 1:30 p.m  End of Game: 4:27      Total elapsed time: 2:57
Officials: Referee: Steve Marlowe; Umpire: Steve Coullas; Linesman: Jeff Jones;
Line judge: Doug Kennedy; Back judge: Brian Kovach; Field judge: Bob Johnson;
Side judge: Cedric Clark; Scorer: George Tolley;
Temperature: 76        Wind: 3-5 SSE   Weather: Clear, beautiful



Mercer vs VMI (Sep 27, 2014 at Lexington, Va.) SACKS (UA-A): Mercer-Devin Davidson 1-0. VMI-Caleb Lindsey 0-1; Joe Nelson 1-0; Chris Copeland 0-1. TACKLES (UA-A): Mercer-Tyler Ward 2-9; Alex Avant 8-2; Jeremy James 6-2; Lee Bennett 3-3; Tunde Ayinla 3-2; Mike Gray 2-3; Lendell Arnold 1-4; Devin Davidson 2-2; Zach Jackson 2-1; Jordan Marshall 2-1; Cody Jones 1-2; Kyle Williams 1-2; Tripp Patterson 0-2; Adrian Humphrey 1-0; Hank Avery 1-0; LeMarkus Bailey 1-0; Thomas Marchman 1-0; Niederreither 0-1; Jalen Penn 0-1; Corey Lockett 0-1; Sytavious Brown 0-1; Austin Barrett 0-1. VMI-Miller Williams 3-10; Alijah Robinson 5-5; James Fruehan 6-3; Joe Nelson 1-7; John Washington 2-4; Darnell Ashton 1-5; Ryan Francis 1-5; Caleb Lindsey 0-5; Logan Staib 0-5; Damian Jones 4-0; Alex Keys 1-2; Allen Cratsenberg 1-2; Brendon Bock 2-0; Alex James 2-0; Greg Sanders 1-1; Doug Moore 1-1; Chris Copeland 0-2; Bradley Hann 1-0; Jon Strozyk 0-1; Amon-Ra Clay 0-1; Walker Hays 0-1; Tony Richardson 0-1; Robert de Wolff 0-1. Game Starters: Mercer POS ## OFFENSE WR 3 JT Palmer LT 78 Thomas Marchman G 55 Avery White C 54 Kirby Southard G 75 Brett Steverson RT 71 A.M. Posey TE 38 Robert Brown QB 7 John Russ RB 27 Alex Lakes WR 1 Jordan Marshall WR 6 Josh Jones POS ## DEFENSE LE 59 Tunde Ayinla NT 94 Niederreither RE 98 Cody Jones SAM 10 Corey Lockett MLB 37 Tyler Ward WLB 43 Devin Davidson FC 36 Alex Avant SS 30 Mike Gray FS 9 Lendell Arnold B 51 Kyle Williams BC 26 Jeremy James VMI POS ## OFFENSE WR 18 Doug Burton WR 82 M. Nicholson LT 63 Nate Murray LG 66 I. Roseborough C 62 P. Doucette RG 57 Bradley Hann RT 75 Andy Marcotte TE 89 Andrew Lewis WR 85 Aaron Sanders TB 21 Jabari Turner QB 8 Al Cobb POS ## DEFENSE LE 94 Amon-Ra Clay NT 99 Joe Nelson RE 97 John Washington OLB 44 Ryan Francis OLB 41 Logan Staib ILB 45 Miller Williams ILB 5 Darnell Ashton CB 9 James Fruehan SS 38 Alijah Robinson FS 20 Alex James CB 7 Damian Jones Player participation: Mercer: 2-Aaron Avant, 12-Michael Haynes, 13-Chandler Curtis, 14-Hunter Mackay, 16-LeMarkus Bailey, 18-Nevin Harton, 19-Derek Owings, 21-Zach Jackson, 22-Sytavious Brown, 23-Duronte Carter, 25-Payton Usher, 28-Tee Mitchell, 32-Jagger Lieb, 33-Tripp Patterson, 40-Lee Bennett, 42-G. Radakovich, 47-Will Roper, 50-Rob East, 52-Kyle Trammell, 66-John Abernathy, 67-Wilson Heres, 80-D'Vante Penamon, 85-Tyler Zielenske, 87-Adrian Humphrey, 92-Kelly Brooks, 95-Jalen Penn, 97-Hank Avery, 99-Austin Barrett. VMI: 1-Darrian Johnson, 2-Deon Watts, 6-Dane Forlines, 12-Hayden Alford, 13-Ryan Swingle, 14-Greg Sanders, 19-Doug Moore, 22-Taylor Stout, 25-Alex Keys, 27-D. Christopher, 28-Brendon Bock, 32-Jon Strozyk, 39-Derrick Ziglar, 42-Tony Richardson, 46-A. Cratsenberg, 47-Caleb Lindsey, 49-Kyle Vardo, 54-X. Greenfield, 59-Chris Copeland, 61-Stephen Miller, 71-Jordan Veal, 78-Chad Reed, 80-Sam Patterson, 81-Chad Jacob, 84-Ca. Michie, 88-J.C. Garvin, 90-Robert de Wolff, 92-Walker Hays, 98-Devin Johnson.

 

Play-by-Play Summary

 
Play-by-Play Summary
VMI Football
Mercer vs VMI (Sep 27, 2014 at Lexington, Va.)

1st Quarter

vMI wins coin toss elects to receive, Mercer to defend north goal
47-Will Roper kickoff 65 yards to the VMI0, 22-Taylor Stout return 30 yards to the VMI30 (87-Adrian Humphrey).
Vmi 1-10at Vmi3021-Jabari Turner rush for 17 yards to the VMI47, 1ST DOWN VMI, out-of-bounds (9-Lendell Arnold).
Vmi 1-10at Vmi478-Al Cobb rush for 2 yards to the VMI49 (59-Tunde Ayinla).
Vmi 2-8at Vmi498-Al Cobb pass complete to 21-Jabari Turner for 3 yards to the MER48 (30-Mike Gray;98-Cody Jones).
Vmi 3-5at Mer488-Al Cobb pass incomplete to 82-M. Nicholson.
Vmi 4-5at Mer4812-Hayden Alford punt 41 yards to the MER7, 13-Chandler Curtis return 14 yards to the MER21 (57-Bradley Hann).
Drive: 4 plays, 22 yards, TOP 01:53
Mer 1-10at Mer21MERCER drive start at 13:07.
Mer 1-10at Mer2127-Alex Lakes rush for 6 yards to the MER27 (45-Miller Williams;99-Joe Nelson).
Mer 2-4at Mer277-John Russ pass complete to 38-Robert Brown for 19 yards to the MER46, 1ST DOWN MER (38-Alijah Robinson).
Mer 1-10at Mer467-John Russ rush for 2 yards to the MER48 (44-Ryan Francis;5-Darnell Ashton).
Mer 2-8at Mer487-John Russ pass complete to 6-Josh Jones for 7 yards to the VMI45.
Mer 3-1at Vmi4527-Alex Lakes rush for 3 yards to the VMI42, 1ST DOWN MER (45-Miller Williams;25-Alex Keys).
Mer 1-10at Vmi42PENALTY MER holding 10 yards to the MER48.
Mer 1-20at Mer4827-Alex Lakes rush for 7 yards to the VMI45 (45-Miller Williams), PENALTY VMI personal foul 15 yards to the VMI30, 1ST DOWN MER.
Mer 1-10at Vmi301st and 10.
Mer 1-10at Vmi3028-Tee Mitchell rush for 1 yard to the VMI29 (5-Darnell Ashton;99-Joe Nelson).
Mer 2-9at Vmi2928-Tee Mitchell rush for 4 yards to the VMI25 (19-Doug Moore).
Mer 3-5at Vmi257-John Russ pass complete to 3-JT Palmer for 7 yards to the VMI18, 1ST DOWN MER (9-James Fruehan).
Mer 1-10at Vmi187-John Russ pass incomplete to 13-Chandler Curtis.
Mer 2-10at Vmi1827-Alex Lakes rush for 18 yards to the VMI0, 1ST DOWN MER, TOUCHDOWN, clock 08:33.
85-Tyler Zielenske kick attempt good.
Mercer 7, VMI 0
Drive: 11 plays, 79 yards, TOP 04:34
47-Will Roper kickoff 62 yards to the VMI3, 22-Taylor Stout return 18 yards to the VMI21 (22-Sytavious Brown;1-Jordan Marshall).
Vmi 1-10at Vmi21VMI drive start at 08:33.
Vmi 1-10at Vmi218-Al Cobb pass complete to 85-Aaron Sanders for 17 yards to the VMI38, 1ST DOWN VMI (26-Jeremy James).
Vmi 1-10at Vmi388-Al Cobb pass complete to 80-Sam Patterson for 10 yards to the VMI48, 1ST DOWN VMI (36-Alex Avant).
Vmi 1-10at Vmi488-Al Cobb pass complete to 2-Deon Watts for 3 yards to the MER49 (40-Lee Bennett).
Vmi 2-7at Mer492-Deon Watts rush for 4 yards to the MER45 (10-Corey Lockett;40-Lee Bennett).
Vmi 3-3at Mer458-Al Cobb pass complete to 85-Aaron Sanders for 4 yards to the MER41, 1ST DOWN VMI (36-Alex Avant), PENALTY MER personal foul 15 yards to the MER26, 1ST DOWN VMI.
Vmi 1-10at Mer261st and 10.
Vmi 1-10at Mer262-Deon Watts rush for no gain to the MER26 (51-Kyle Williams).
Vmi 2-10at Mer262-Deon Watts rush for 1 yard to the MER25 (99-Austin Barrett;37-Tyler Ward).
Vmi 3-9at Mer258-Al Cobb pass complete to 2-Deon Watts for 7 yards to the MER18, fumble forced by 36-Alex Avant, fumble by 2-Deon Watts recovered by MER 16-LeMarkus Bailey at MER18.
Drive: 8 plays, 61 yards, TOP 04:06
Mer 1-10at Mer18MERCER drive start at 04:27.
Mer 1-10at Mer1827-Alex Lakes rush for 6 yards to the MER24 (9-James Fruehan).
Mer 2-4at Mer2428-Tee Mitchell rush for 2 yards to the MER26 (99-Joe Nelson;41-Logan Staib).
Mer 3-2at Mer2628-Tee Mitchell rush for 1 yard to the MER27 (5-Darnell Ashton;45-Miller Williams).
Mer 4-1at Mer2727-Alex Lakes rush for 5 yards to the MER32, 1ST DOWN MER (45-Miller Williams;41-Logan Staib).
Mer 1-10at Mer327-John Russ rush for 2 yards to the MER34 (5-Darnell Ashton;41-Logan Staib).
Mer 2-8at Mer347-John Russ pass incomplete to 80-D'Vante Penamon (7-Damian Jones).
Mer 3-8at Mer34PENALTY VMI offside defense 5 yards to the MER39.
Mer 3-3at Mer397-John Russ rush for no gain to the MER39 (45-Miller Williams), PENALTY VMI face mask 14 yards to the VMI47, 1ST DOWN MER.
Mer 1-10at Vmi471st and 10.
Mer 1-10at Vmi477-John Russ pass incomplete to 28-Tee Mitchell.
Mer 2-10at Vmi4727-Alex Lakes rush for 17 yards to the VMI30, 1ST DOWN MER (25-Alex Keys).
Mer 1-10at Vmi30PENALTY MER false start 5 yards to the VMI35.
Mer 1-15at Vmi357-John Russ pass incomplete to 38-Robert Brown (5-Darnell Ashton).
Mer 2-15at Vmi357-John Russ pass complete to 1-Jordan Marshall for 4 yards to the VMI31 (28-Brendon Bock).
Drive: 11 plays, 51 yards, TOP 04:35
Mercer 7, VMI 0
2nd Quarter

Mer 3-11at Vmi31Start of 2nd quarter, clock 15:00.
Mer 3-11at Vmi317-John Russ rush for 8 yards to the VMI23, fumble forced by 9-James Fruehan, fumble by 7-John Russ recovered by VMI 20-Alex James at VMI19.
Drive: 12 plays, 63 yards, TOP 04:35
Vmi 1-10at Vmi19VMI drive start at 14:52.
Vmi 1-10at Vmi198-Al Cobb pass complete to 82-M. Nicholson for 9 yards to the VMI28 (30-Mike Gray;36-Alex Avant).
Vmi 2-1at Vmi288-Al Cobb pass complete to 80-Sam Patterson for 12 yards to the VMI40, 1ST DOWN VMI (26-Jeremy James).
Vmi 1-10at Vmi4039-Derrick Ziglar rush for no gain to the VMI40 (59-Tunde Ayinla).
Vmi 2-10at Vmi408-Al Cobb pass complete to 82-M. Nicholson for 36 yards to the MER24, fumble forced by 21-Zach Jackson, fumble by 82-M. Nicholson recovered by MER 30-Mike Gray at MER27.
Drive: 4 plays, 54 yards, TOP 02:00
Mer 1-10at Mer27MERCER drive start at 12:52.
Mer 1-10at Mer2728-Tee Mitchell rush for 8 yards to the MER35 (44-Ryan Francis;9-James Fruehan).
Mer 2-2at Mer3528-Tee Mitchell rush for 1 yard to the MER36 (46-A. Cratsenberg).
Mer 3-1at Mer3627-Alex Lakes rush for 2 yards to the MER38, 1ST DOWN MER (46-A. Cratsenberg;38-Alijah Robinson).
Mer 1-10at Mer387-John Russ pass incomplete to 1-Jordan Marshall (7-Damian Jones).
Mer 2-10at Mer387-John Russ rush for 5 yards to the MER43 (9-James Fruehan;5-Darnell Ashton).
Mer 3-5at Mer437-John Russ rush for no gain to the MER43 (46-A. Cratsenberg;92-Walker Hays).
Mer 4-5at Mer4350-Rob East punt 48 yards to the VMI9, out-of-bounds.
Drive: 6 plays, 16 yards, TOP 03:05
Vmi 1-10at Vmi09VMI drive start at 09:47.
Vmi 1-10at Vmi098-Al Cobb rush for 9 yards to the VMI18 (40-Lee Bennett).
Vmi 2-1at Vmi1821-Jabari Turner rush for 6 yards to the VMI24, 1ST DOWN VMI (33-Tripp Patterson;95-Jalen Penn).
Vmi 1-10at Vmi2421-Jabari Turner rush for 3 yards to the VMI27 (59-Tunde Ayinla).
Vmi 2-7at Vmi278-Al Cobb pass complete to 85-Aaron Sanders for 1 yard to the VMI28 (36-Alex Avant).
Vmi 3-6at Vmi288-Al Cobb pass complete to 18-Doug Burton for 16 yards to the VMI44, 1ST DOWN VMI (9-Lendell Arnold;37-Tyler Ward).
Vmi 1-10at Vmi448-Al Cobb pass incomplete to 89-Andrew Lewis.
Vmi 2-10at Vmi448-Al Cobb pass complete to 85-Aaron Sanders for 10 yards to the MER46, 1ST DOWN VMI (37-Tyler Ward).
Vmi 1-10at Mer468-Al Cobb pass incomplete to 80-Sam Patterson (36-Alex Avant).
Vmi 2-10at Mer4621-Jabari Turner rush for 1 yard to the MER45 (37-Tyler Ward;43-Devin Davidson).
Vmi 3-9at Mer458-Al Cobb sacked for loss of 8 yards to the VMI47 (43-Devin Davidson).
Vmi 4-17at Vmi4712-Hayden Alford punt 40 yards to the MER13, 13-Chandler Curtis return 0 yards to the MER13, fumble by 13-Chandler Curtis recovered by VMI 9-James Fruehan at MER13.
Drive: 10 plays, 38 yards, TOP 05:09
Vmi 1-10at Mer13VMI drive start at 04:38.
Vmi 1-10at Mer13Timeout VMI, clock 04:38.
Vmi 1-10at Mer1339-Derrick Ziglar rush for 2 yards to the MER11 (30-Mike Gray;37-Tyler Ward).
Vmi 2-8at Mer1139-Derrick Ziglar rush for 4 yards to the MER7 (9-Lendell Arnold;37-Tyler Ward).
Vmi 3-4at Mer078-Al Cobb rush for 6 yards to the MER1, 1ST DOWN VMI (36-Alex Avant).
Vmi 1-Gat Mer0121-Jabari Turner rush for 1 yard to the MER0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 02:55.
27-D. Christopher kick attempt good.
Mercer 7, VMI 7
Drive: 4 plays, 13 yards, TOP 01:43
27-D. Christopher kickoff 65 yards to the MER0, touchback.
Mer 1-10at Mer25MERCER drive start at 02:55.
Mer 1-10at Mer25PENALTY VMI illegal participation 5 yards to the MER30.
Mer 1-5at Mer307-John Russ pass complete to 28-Tee Mitchell for 9 yards to the MER39, 1ST DOWN MER (5-Darnell Ashton).
Mer 1-10at Mer397-John Russ pass incomplete to 3-JT Palmer (9-James Fruehan).
Mer 2-10at Mer397-John Russ pass incomplete to 38-Robert Brown.
Mer 3-10at Mer39Timeout Mercer, clock 02:30.
Mer 3-10at Mer397-John Russ pass complete to 3-JT Palmer for 14 yards to the VMI47, 1ST DOWN MER (9-James Fruehan).
Mer 1-10at Vmi477-John Russ pass incomplete to 38-Robert Brown (19-Doug Moore).
Mer 2-10at Vmi4725-Payton Usher rush for 14 yards to the VMI33, 1ST DOWN MER (14-Greg Sanders).
Mer 1-10at Vmi3325-Payton Usher rush for 10 yards to the VMI23, 1ST DOWN MER (20-Alex James).
Mer 1-10at Vmi23Timeout VMI, clock 01:47.
Mer 1-10at Vmi2313-Chandler Curtis rush for 23 yards to the VMI0, 1ST DOWN MER, TOUCHDOWN, clock 01:40.
85-Tyler Zielenske kick attempt failed (blocked), returned by 20-Alex James - no score (blocked by 99-Joe Nelson).
Mercer 13, VMI 7
Drive: 8 plays, 75 yards, TOP 01:15
47-Will Roper kickoff 56 yards to the VMI9, 14-Greg Sanders return 40 yards to the VMI49 (1-Jordan Marshall).
Vmi 1-10at Vmi49VMI drive start at 01:40.
Vmi 1-10at Vmi498-Al Cobb pass intercepted by 9-Lendell Arnold at the MER20, 9-Lendell Arnold return 0 yards to the MER20.
Drive: 1 plays, 0 yards, TOP 00:15
Mer 1-10at Mer20MERCER drive start at 01:25.
Mer 1-10at Mer207-John Russ pass intercepted by 7-Damian Jones at the MER47, 7-Damian Jones return 21 yards to the MER26 (78-Thomas Marchman).
Drive: 1 plays, 0 yards, TOP 00:13
Vmi 1-10at Mer26VMI drive start at 01:12.
Vmi 1-10at Mer268-Al Cobb pass complete to 85-Aaron Sanders for 12 yards to the MER14, 1ST DOWN VMI (30-Mike Gray).
Vmi 1-10at Mer148-Al Cobb rush for 6 yards to the MER8 (59-Tunde Ayinla;98-Cody Jones).
Vmi 2-4at Mer08Timeout VMI, clock 00:38.
Vmi 2-4at Mer088-Al Cobb pass complete to 88-J.C. Garvin for 8 yards to the MER0, 1ST DOWN VMI, TOUCHDOWN, clock 00:34.
27-D. Christopher kick attempt good.
VMI 14, Mercer 13
Drive: 3 plays, 26 yards, TOP 00:38
27-D. Christopher kickoff 63 yards to the MER2, 13-Chandler Curtis return 22 yards to the MER24 (32-Jon Strozyk;14-Greg Sanders).
Mer 1-10at Mer24MERCER drive start at 00:34.
Mer 1-10at Mer2427-Alex Lakes rush for 1 yard to the MER25 (99-Joe Nelson;94-Amon-Ra Clay).
Mer 2-9at Mer25End of half, clock 00:00.
Drive: 1 plays, 1 yards, TOP 00:34
VMI 14, Mercer 13
3rd Quarter

Mer 2-9at Mer25Start of 3rd quarter, clock 15:00, VMI ball on VMI35.
Drive: 1 plays, 1 yards, TOP 00:34
27-D. Christopher kickoff 65 yards to the MER0, touchback.
Mer 1-10at Mer25MERCER drive start at 15:00.
Mer 1-10at Mer257-John Russ pass complete to 6-Josh Jones for 6 yards to the MER31 (7-Damian Jones).
Mer 2-4at Mer3127-Alex Lakes rush for 2 yards to the MER33 (45-Miller Williams;44-Ryan Francis).
Mer 3-2at Mer3327-Alex Lakes rush for 6 yards to the MER39, 1ST DOWN MER (38-Alijah Robinson;44-Ryan Francis).
Mer 1-10at Mer3927-Alex Lakes rush for 4 yards to the MER43 (99-Joe Nelson;47-Caleb Lindsey).
Mer 2-6at Mer437-John Russ pass complete to 6-Josh Jones for 9 yards to the VMI48, 1ST DOWN MER (44-Ryan Francis).
Mer 1-10at Vmi4828-Tee Mitchell rush for 41 yards to the VMI7, 1ST DOWN MER (38-Alijah Robinson).
Mer 1-Gat Vmi077-John Russ pass complete to 3-JT Palmer for 6 yards to the VMI1 (19-Doug Moore;97-John Washington).
Mer 2-Gat Vmi0127-Alex Lakes rush for 1 yard to the VMI0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 11:50.
32-Jagger Lieb kick attempt good.
Mercer 20, VMI 14
Drive: 8 plays, 75 yards, TOP 03:10
47-Will Roper kickoff 65 yards to the VMI0, touchback.
Vmi 1-10at Vmi25VMI drive start at 11:50.
Vmi 1-10at Vmi258-Al Cobb pass complete to 18-Doug Burton for 17 yards to the VMI42, 1ST DOWN VMI (26-Jeremy James).
Vmi 1-10at Vmi428-Al Cobb pass complete to 82-M. Nicholson for no gain to the VMI42 (36-Alex Avant).
Vmi 2-10at Vmi4221-Jabari Turner rush for 9 yards to the MER49 (9-Lendell Arnold;51-Kyle Williams).
Vmi 3-1at Mer49Timeout VMI, clock 10:21.
Vmi 3-1at Mer4921-Jabari Turner rush for 4 yards to the MER45, 1ST DOWN VMI (59-Tunde Ayinla;37-Tyler Ward).
Vmi 1-10at Mer458-Al Cobb pass incomplete to 18-Doug Burton.
Vmi 2-10at Mer458-Al Cobb pass incomplete to 85-Aaron Sanders (36-Alex Avant).
Vmi 3-10at Mer458-Al Cobb pass incomplete to 85-Aaron Sanders.
Vmi 4-10at Mer4512-Hayden Alford punt 36 yards to the MER9, fair catch by 13-Chandler Curtis, PENALTY MER face mask 5 yards to the MER4, 1st and 10, MER ball on MER4.
Drive: 7 plays, 30 yards, TOP 02:25
Mer 1-10at Mer04MERCER drive start at 09:25.
Mer 1-10at Mer0425-Payton Usher rush for 11 yards to the MER15, 1ST DOWN MER (97-John Washington).
Mer 1-10at Mer1525-Payton Usher rush for loss of 4 yards to the MER11 (97-John Washington;41-Logan Staib), PENALTY VMI face mask 15 yards to the MER26, 1ST DOWN MER.
Mer 1-10at Mer261st and 10.
Mer 1-10at Mer267-John Russ pass incomplete to 14-Hunter Mackay.
Mer 2-10at Mer2628-Tee Mitchell rush for no gain to the MER26 (45-Miller Williams;90-Robert de Wolff).
Mer 3-10at Mer267-John Russ pass complete to 3-JT Palmer for 9 yards to the MER35 (28-Brendon Bock).
Mer 4-1at Mer3527-Alex Lakes rush for 3 yards to the MER38, 1ST DOWN MER (45-Miller Williams;59-Chris Copeland).
Mer 1-10at Mer387-John Russ pass complete to 13-Chandler Curtis for 62 yards to the VMI0, 1ST DOWN MER, TOUCHDOWN, clock 06:58.
32-Jagger Lieb kick attempt good.
Mercer 27, VMI 14
Drive: 7 plays, 96 yards, TOP 02:27
47-Will Roper kickoff 64 yards to the VMI1, 22-Taylor Stout return 24 yards to the VMI25 (37-Tyler Ward).
Vmi 1-10at Vmi25VMI drive start at 06:58.
Vmi 1-10at Vmi258-Al Cobb pass complete to 80-Sam Patterson for 26 yards to the MER49, 1ST DOWN VMI (30-Mike Gray).
Vmi 1-10at Mer498-Al Cobb pass complete to 82-M. Nicholson for 8 yards to the MER41.
Vmi 2-2at Mer41PENALTY MER pass interference 9 yards to the MER32, 1ST DOWN VMI.
Vmi 1-10at Mer328-Al Cobb pass incomplete to 80-Sam Patterson (36-Alex Avant).
Vmi 2-10at Mer328-Al Cobb pass incomplete to 6-Dane Forlines.
Vmi 3-10at Mer328-Al Cobb pass incomplete to 18-Doug Burton.
Vmi 4-10at Mer3227-D. Christopher field goal attempt from 49 GOOD, clock 05:36.
Mercer 27, VMI 17
Drive: 6 plays, 43 yards, TOP 01:22
27-D. Christopher kickoff 55 yards to the MER10, 25-Payton Usher return 17 yards to the MER27 (38-Alijah Robinson;25-Alex Keys).
Mer 1-10at Mer27MERCER drive start at 05:36.
Mer 1-10at Mer2725-Payton Usher rush for 1 yard to the MER28 (9-James Fruehan).
Mer 2-9at Mer287-John Russ pass complete to 3-JT Palmer for 24 yards to the VMI48, 1ST DOWN MER (20-Alex James).
Mer 1-10at Vmi4825-Payton Usher rush for 2 yards to the VMI46 (44-Ryan Francis;97-John Washington).
Mer 2-8at Vmi4627-Alex Lakes rush for 1 yard to the VMI45 (99-Joe Nelson;97-John Washington).
Mer 3-7at Vmi457-John Russ rush for 4 yards to the VMI41 (42-Tony Richardson;38-Alijah Robinson).
Mer 4-3at Vmi4125-Payton Usher rush for 9 yards to the VMI32, 1ST DOWN MER (38-Alijah Robinson).
Mer 1-10at Vmi3228-Tee Mitchell rush for 9 yards to the VMI23 (45-Miller Williams;47-Caleb Lindsey).
Mer 2-1at Vmi23Timeout Mercer, clock 01:42.
Mer 2-1at Vmi237-John Russ sacked for loss of 5 yards to the VMI28 (47-Caleb Lindsey;59-Chris Copeland).
Mer 3-6at Vmi2828-Tee Mitchell rush for 4 yards to the VMI24 (7-Damian Jones).
Mer 4-2at Vmi2427-Alex Lakes rush for 1 yard to the VMI23 (45-Miller Williams;38-Alijah Robinson).
Drive: 10 plays, 50 yards, TOP 05:16
Vmi 1-10at Vmi23VMI drive start at 00:20.
Vmi 1-10at Vmi23VMI ball on VMI24.
Vmi 1-10at Vmi2421-Jabari Turner rush for 3 yards to the VMI27 (98-Cody Jones).
Drive: 1 plays, 3 yards, TOP 02:56
Mercer 27, VMI 17
4th Quarter

Vmi 2-7at Vmi27Start of 4th quarter, clock 15:00.
Vmi 2-7at Vmi278-Al Cobb pass incomplete to 80-Sam Patterson.
Vmi 3-7at Vmi278-Al Cobb pass complete to 39-Derrick Ziglar for 11 yards to the VMI38, 1ST DOWN VMI (21-Zach Jackson).
Vmi 1-10at Vmi388-Al Cobb pass complete to 6-Dane Forlines for 15 yards to the MER47, 1ST DOWN VMI (21-Zach Jackson;40-Lee Bennett).
Vmi 1-10at Mer478-Al Cobb pass complete to 39-Derrick Ziglar for 2 yards to the MER45 (97-Hank Avery).
Vmi 2-8at Mer4539-Derrick Ziglar rush for 2 yards to the MER43 (37-Tyler Ward;94-Niederreither).
Vmi 3-6at Mer4339-Derrick Ziglar rush for 5 yards to the MER38 (40-Lee Bennett;33-Tripp Patterson).
Vmi 4-1at Mer3839-Derrick Ziglar rush for loss of 2 yards to the MER40 (37-Tyler Ward;26-Jeremy James).
Drive: 8 plays, 36 yards, TOP 02:56
Mer 1-10at Mer40MERCER drive start at 12:24.
Mer 1-10at Mer40PENALTY VMI pass interference 15 yards to the VMI45, 1ST DOWN MER.
Mer 1-10at Vmi4528-Tee Mitchell rush for 1 yard to the VMI44 (45-Miller Williams).
Mer 2-9at Vmi4425-Payton Usher rush for 5 yards to the VMI39 (7-Damian Jones).
Mer 3-4at Vmi397-John Russ sacked for loss of 8 yards to the VMI47 (99-Joe Nelson).
Mer 4-12at Vmi4750-Rob East punt 32 yards to the VMI15, 6-Dane Forlines return 4 yards to the VMI19 (1-Jordan Marshall).
Drive: 3 plays, 13 yards, TOP 02:18
Vmi 1-10at Vmi19VMI drive start at 10:06.
Vmi 1-10at Vmi198-Al Cobb pass complete to 18-Doug Burton for 28 yards to the VMI47, 1ST DOWN VMI (36-Alex Avant).
Vmi 1-10at Vmi478-Al Cobb pass complete to 80-Sam Patterson for 9 yards to the MER44 (26-Jeremy James).
Vmi 2-1at Mer448-Al Cobb pass complete to 18-Doug Burton for no gain to the MER44 (43-Devin Davidson;26-Jeremy James).
Vmi 3-1at Mer44Timeout Mercer, clock 08:30.
Vmi 3-1at Mer4421-Jabari Turner rush for 4 yards to the MER40, 1ST DOWN VMI (37-Tyler Ward;51-Kyle Williams).
Vmi 1-10at Mer408-Al Cobb pass incomplete to 6-Dane Forlines.
Vmi 2-10at Mer408-Al Cobb pass incomplete to 2-Deon Watts.
Vmi 3-10at Mer408-Al Cobb pass complete to 81-Chad Jacob for 7 yards to the MER33 (9-Lendell Arnold;36-Alex Avant).
Vmi 4-3at Mer338-Al Cobb pass complete to 2-Deon Watts for 5 yards to the MER28, 1ST DOWN VMI, out-of-bounds (26-Jeremy James).
Vmi 1-10at Mer288-Al Cobb pass complete to 80-Sam Patterson for 28 yards to the MER0, 1ST DOWN VMI, TOUCHDOWN, clock 06:36.
27-D. Christopher kick attempt good.
Mercer 27, VMI 24
Drive: 9 plays, 81 yards, TOP 03:30
27-D. Christopher kickoff 65 yards to the MER0, 13-Chandler Curtis return 60 yards to the VMI40, out-of-bounds (7-Damian Jones).
Mer 1-10at Vmi40MERCER drive start at 06:36.
Mer 1-10at Vmi4027-Alex Lakes rush for 5 yards to the VMI35 (41-Logan Staib;99-Joe Nelson).
Mer 2-5at Vmi3527-Alex Lakes rush for 2 yards to the VMI33 (47-Caleb Lindsey;9-James Fruehan).
Mer 3-3at Vmi3327-Alex Lakes rush for 7 yards to the VMI26 (38-Alijah Robinson), PENALTY MER holding 10 yards to the VMI36.
Mer 3-6at Vmi363rd and 6.
Mer 3-6at Vmi367-John Russ rush for loss of 1 yard to the VMI37 (97-John Washington).
Mer 4-7at Vmi37PENALTY MER delay of game 5 yards to the VMI42.
Mer 4-12at Vmi4250-Rob East punt 29 yards to the VMI13, fair catch by 6-Dane Forlines.
Drive: 4 plays, minus 2 yards, TOP 03:02
Vmi 1-10at Vmi13VMI drive start at 03:34.
Vmi 1-10at Vmi138-Al Cobb pass complete to 39-Derrick Ziglar for 8 yards to the VMI21 (26-Jeremy James), PENALTY MER face mask 15 yards to the VMI36, 1ST DOWN VMI.
Vmi 1-10at Vmi361st and 10.
Vmi 1-10at Vmi3639-Derrick Ziglar rush for 6 yards to the VMI42 (43-Devin Davidson).
Vmi 2-4at Vmi428-Al Cobb pass complete to 80-Sam Patterson for 8 yards to the 50 yardline, 1ST DOWN VMI (16-LeMarkus Bailey).
Vmi 1-10at Vmi508-Al Cobb rush for 6 yards to the MER44 (40-Lee Bennett).
Vmi 2-4at Mer448-Al Cobb pass complete to 18-Doug Burton for 5 yards to the MER39, 1ST DOWN VMI (36-Alex Avant).
Vmi 1-10at Mer398-Al Cobb pass intercepted by 21-Zach Jackson at the MER5, 21-Zach Jackson return 0 yards to the MER5.
Drive: 6 plays, 48 yards, TOP 02:02
Mer 1-10at Mer05MERCER drive start at 01:32.
Mer 1-10at Mer057-John Russ rush for 19 yards to the MER24, 1ST DOWN MER (9-James Fruehan).
Mer 1-10at Mer2427-Alex Lakes rush for 1 yard to the MER25 (47-Caleb Lindsey;45-Miller Williams).
Mer 2-9at Mer25Timeout VMI, clock 00:42.
Mer 2-9at Mer257-John Russ rush for loss of 2 yards to the MER23 (38-Alijah Robinson).
Mer 3-11at Mer23Timeout VMI, clock 00:36.
Mer 3-11at Mer23TM-TEAM rush for no gain to the MER23.
Mer 4-11at Mer23End of game, clock 00:00.
Drive: 4 plays, 18 yards, TOP 01:32
FINAL SCORE
Mercer 27, VMI 24