Mercer vs VMI (Oct 01, 2016)


 

Scoring Summary

 
Scoring Summary (Final)
VMI Football
Mercer vs VMI (Oct 01, 2016 at Lexington, Va.)

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

Date: Oct 01, 2016 • Site: Lexington, Va.  • Stadium: Foster Stadium  •  Attendance: 5266

Score by Quarters  OT  [5]  Score 
Mercer   14  7  0  6  6  [6 33 
VMI   0  7  7  13  3  [3 30 

SCORING SUMMARY   MER -VMI  
1st  06:14  MER   Alex Lakes 6 yd run (Cole Fisher kick) 
         14 plays, 90 yards, TOP 5:41  7 - 0 
  03:22  MER   Marquise Irvin 6 yd pass from John Russ (Cole Fisher kick) 
         3 plays, 12 yards, TOP 0:48  14 - 0 
2nd  14:10  VMI   Alex Keys 1 yd run (Reed King kick) 
         6 plays, 54 yards, TOP 2:00  14 - 7 
  10:35  MER   Payton Usher 7 yd run (Cole Fisher kick) 
         10 plays, 75 yards, TOP 3:35  21 - 7 
3rd  00:23  VMI   Alex Keys 3 yd run (Reed King kick) 
         11 plays, 88 yards, TOP 4:15  21 - 14 
4th  06:48  MER   Cole Fisher 20 yd field goal 
         9 plays, 57 yards, TOP 3:06  24 - 14 
  05:06  VMI   Alex Keys 1 yd run (Reed King kick blockd) 
         5 plays, 70 yards, TOP 1:42  24 - 20 
  00:19  VMI   Ryan Swingle 10 yd pass from Al Cobb (Dillon Christopher kick) 
         13 plays, 50 yards, TOP 2:54  24 - 27 
  00:00  MER   Cole Fisher 42 yd field goal 
         2 plays, 43 yards, TOP 0:19  27 - 27 
OT   15:00  VMI   Dillon Christopher 25 yd field goal 
         7 plays, 17 yards, TOP 0:00  27 - 30 
  15:00  MER   Avery Ward 18 yd pass from John Russ 
         3 plays, 25 yards, TOP 0:00  33 - 30 

Kickoff time: 1:30 PM  • End of Game: 5:04  • Total elapsed time: 3:34
Referee: Edwin Lee  •  Umpire: W. Kugelmann  •  Linesman: Walter Sloan  •  Line judge: G. Zimmerman  •  Back judge: Wayne Johnson  •  Field judge: Michael Crowley •  Side judge: Will Lug  • 
Temperature: 68  • Wind: 3-5 N  • Weather: Cool, beautiful

 

Team Statistics

 
Team Statistics (Final)
VMI Football
Mercer vs VMI (Oct 01, 2016 at Lexington, Va.)

 Team Totals  MER  VMI 
FIRST DOWNS  24  21 
   Rushing  11 
   Passing  12  15 
   Penalty 
NET YARDS RUSHING  185  29 
   Rushing Attempts  45  39 
   Average Per Rush  4.1  0.7 
   Rushing Touchdowns 
   Yards Gained Rushing  194  83 
   Yards Lost Rushing  54 
NET YARDS PASSING  259  359 
   Completions-Attempts-Int  25-38-0  32-45-1 
   Average Per Attempt  6.8  8.0 
   Average Per Completion  10.4  11.2 
   Passing Touchdowns 
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS  444  388 
   Total offense plays  83  84 
   Average Gain Per Play  5.3  4.6 
Fumbles: Number-Lost  2-1  0-0 
Penalties: Number-Yards  8-93  8-70 
PUNTS-YARDS  6-223  7-229 
   Average Yards Per Punt  37.2  32.7 
   Net Yards Per Punt  36.5  27.7 
   Inside 20 
   50+ Yards 
   Touchbacks 
   Fair catch 
KICKOFFS-YARDS  5-314  5-338 
   Average Yards Per Kickoff  62.8  67.6 
   Net Yards Per Kickoff  38.4  41.6 
   Touchbacks 
Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD  4-35-0  1-4-0 
   Average Per Return  8.8  4.0 
Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD  1-30-0  5-122-0 
   Average Per Return  30.0  24.4 
Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD  1-0-0  0-0-0 
Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD  0-0-0  0-0-0 
Miscellaneous Yards 
Possession Time  30:22  29:38 
   1st Quarter  7:09  7:51 
   2nd Quarter  8:23  6:37 
   3rd Quarter  7:52  7:08 
   4th Quarter  6:58  8:02 
   OT Quarter  0:00  0:00 
Third-Down Conversions  9 of 18  6 of 17 
Fourth-Down Conversions  1 of 1  2 of 3 
Red-Zone Scores-Chances  5-5  5-5 
   Touchdowns  4-5  4-5 
   Field goals  1-5  1-5 
Sacks By: Number-Yards  7-45  1-5 
PAT Kicks  3-3  3-4 
Field Goals  2-3  1-1 
Points off turnovers 

 

Individual Statistics

 
Individual Statistics (Final)
VMI Football
Mercer vs VMI (Oct 01, 2016 at Lexington, Va.)

Mercer
  
VMI
RUSHING  No.  Gain  Loss  Net  TD  Lg  Avg. 
Alex Lakes   21  91  91  11  4.3 
Payton Usher   20  94  90  18  4.5 
John Russ   1.0 
Totals...  45  194  185  18  4.1 
  
  
RUSHING  No.  Gain  Loss  Net  TD  Lg  Avg. 
Alex Keys   15  31  29  1.9 
Daz Palmer   11  25  18  1.6 
Javeon Lara   4.0 
Al Cobb   11  19  45  -26  10  -2.4 
Totals...  39  83  54  29  10  0.7 
 
PASSING  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds  TD  Long  Sack 
John Russ   25-38-0  259  42 
Totals...  25-38-0  259  42 
  
  
  
PASSING  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds  TD  Long  Sack 
Al Cobb   31-43-0  309  39 
Ryan Francis   0-1-1 
Ryan Swingle   1-1-0  50  50 
Totals...  32-45-1  359  50 
 
RECEIVING  No.  Yds  TD  Lg 
Avery Ward   102  18 
Kelby Brock   49  18 
Marquise Irvin   28  10 
Chandler Curtis  52  42 
Payton Usher   10  10 
Josh Jones  
Chris Ellington 
Robert Brown  
Jordan Marshall  10 
Totals...  25  259  42 
  
RECEIVING  No.  Yds  TD  Lg 
Aaron Sanders   11  136  39 
Ryan Swingle   64  17 
Daz Palmer   25  10 
Chad Jacob   45  22 
Dane Forlines   34  12 
Rohan Martin   50  50 
Alex Keys  
Totals...  32  359  50 
  
  
 
PUNTING  No.  Yds  Avg  Long  In20  TB 
Tyler Zielenske  223  37.2  50 
Totals...  223  37.2  50 
  
  
PUNTING  No.  Yds  Avg  Long  In20  TB 
Bill Hogan   229  38.2  45 
TEAM   0.0 
Totals...  229  32.7  45 
 
   Punts  Kickoffs  Intercept 
ALL RETURNS  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg 
Marquise Irvin   19 
Chandler Curtis  30  30 
Jeremy James  
Jonathan Ward   16 
Totals...  35  30  30 
  
   Punts  Kickoffs  Intercept 
ALL RETURNS  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg 
Dane Forlines  
Mason Dermott   122  35 
Totals...  122  35 
  
  
 
ALL PURPOSE  Rush  Rcv  KR  PR  IR  Total 
Avery Ward   102  102 
Payton Usher   90  10  100 
Alex Lakes   91  91 
Chandler Curtis  52  30  82 
Kelby Brock   49  49 
Marquise Irvin   28  19  47 
Jonathan Ward   16  16 
Jordan Marshall  10  10 
Josh Jones  
John Russ  
Robert Brown  
Chris Ellington 
Totals...  185  259  30  35  509 
  
ALL PURPOSE  Rush  Rcv  KR  PR  IR  Total 
Aaron Sanders   136  136 
Mason Dermott   122  122 
Ryan Swingle   64  64 
Rohan Martin   50  50 
Chad Jacob   45  45 
Daz Palmer   18  25  43 
Dane Forlines   34  38 
Alex Keys   29  34 
Javeon Lara  
Al Cobb   -26  -26 
Totals...  29  359  122  514 
  
  
 
FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS 
Cole Fisher  3rd  10:05  48 yards  Missed 
Cole Fisher  4th  06:48  20 yards  Good 
Cole Fisher  4th  00:00  42 yards  Good 
  
FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS 
Dillon Christopher  OT   15:00  25 yards  Good 
  
  
 
KICKOFFS  No.  Yds  TB  OB  Avg. 
Tyler Zielenske  314  62.8 
  
KICKOFFS  No.  Yds  TB  OB  Avg. 
Dillon Christopher  338  67.6 
 
FUMBLES: Mercer-Marquise Irvin 1-0; Avery Ward 1-1. VMI-None.

 

Drive Chart

 
Drive Chart (Final)
VMI Football
Mercer vs VMI (Oct 01, 2016 at Lexington, Va.)

   Drive Started  Drive Ended  Consumed    
Team  Qtr  Spot  Time  Obtained  Spot  Time     How Lost  Pl-Yds  TOP  RZ 
MER   1st  V10  11:55  Punt  H00  06:14  TOUCHDOWN  14-90  5:41 
MER   1st  H12  04:10  Punt  H00  03:22  TOUCHDOWN  3-12  0:48 
MER   1st  V34  01:50  Punt  H46  01:10     Fumble  2-20  0:40    
MER   2nd  V25  14:10  Kickoff  H00  10:35  TOUCHDOWN  10-75  3:35 
MER   2nd  V37  08:33  Punt  V44  06:43     Punt  3-7  1:50    
MER   2nd  V23  04:36  Punt  V43  01:38     Punt  10-20  2:58    
MER   3rd  V25  15:00  Kickoff  V32  14:11     Punt  3-7  0:49    
MER   3rd  V42  12:55  Punt  H31  10:05     Missed FG  8-27  2:50    
MER   3rd  V30  08:28  Punt  H40  04:38     Punt  9-30  3:50    
MER   3rd  V25  00:23  Kickoff  V35  13:20     Punt  7-10  2:03    
MER   4th  V40  09:54  Interception  H03  06:48  FIELD GOAL  9-57  3:06 
MER   4th  V25  05:06  Kickoff  V16  03:13     Punt  3--9  1:53    
MER   4th  V32  00:19  Kickoff  H25  00:00  FIELD GOAL  2-43  0:19    
MER   OT   H25  15:00  Possession  H00  15:00  TOUCHDOWN  3-25  0:00 
  
VMI   1st  H38  15:00  Kickoff  V44  11:55     Punt  7-18  3:05    
VMI   1st  H25  06:14  Kickoff  H28  04:10     Punt  3-3  2:04    
VMI   1st  H22  03:22  Kickoff  H28  01:50     Punt  3-6  1:32    
VMI   1st  H46  01:10  Fumble  V00  14:10  TOUCHDOWN  6-54  2:00 
VMI   2nd  H08  10:35  Kickoff  H35  08:33     Punt  6-27  2:02    
VMI   2nd  H24  06:43  Punt  H30  04:36     Punt  3-6  2:07    
VMI   2nd  H24  01:38  Punt  V47  00:00     End of half  8-29  1:38    
VMI   3rd  H18  14:11  Punt  H25  12:55     Punt  3-7  1:16    
VMI   3rd  H31  10:05  Missed FG  H25  08:28     Punt  3--6  1:37    
VMI   3rd  H12  04:38  Punt  V00  00:23  TOUCHDOWN  11-88  4:15 
VMI   4th  H23  13:20  Punt  H45  09:54     Interception  7-22  3:26    
VMI   4th  H30  06:48  Kickoff  V00  05:06  TOUCHDOWN  5-70  1:42 
VMI   4th  H50  03:13  Punt  V00  00:19  TOUCHDOWN  13-50  2:54 
VMI   OT   V25  15:00  Possession  V08  15:00  FIELD GOAL  7-17  0:00 

   1st  2nd  3rd  4th     1st  2nd       
Mercer   Qtr  Qtr  Qtr  Qtr     Half  Half     Total 
Time of possession   07:09   08:23   07:52   06:58      15:32   14:50      30:22  
3rd Down Conversions   3/3   3/6   2/5   0/3      6/9   2/8      9/18  
Average field position  V44   V28   V30   V32      V36   V31      V33  
4th Down Conversions   0/0   1/1   0/0   0/0      1/1   0/0      1/1  
  
   1st  2nd  3rd  4th     1st  2nd       
VMI   Qtr  Qtr  Qtr  Qtr     Half  Half     Total 
Time of possession   07:51   06:37   07:08   08:02      14:28   15:10      29:38  
3rd Down Conversions   0/3   2/4   2/4   1/4      2/7   3/8      6/17  
Average field position  H32   H18   H20   H34      H26   H27      H27  
4th Down Conversions   0/0   0/0   0/0   2/3      0/0   2/3      2/3  


Drive Chart (By Quarter)

   Drive Started  Drive Ended  Consumed    
Team  Qtr  Spot  Time  Obtained  Spot  Time     How Lost  Pl-Yds  TOP  RZ 
VMI   1st  H38  15:00  Kickoff  V44  11:55     Punt  7-18  3:05    
MER   1st  V10  11:55  Punt  H00  06:14  TOUCHDOWN  14-90  5:41 
VMI   1st  H25  06:14  Kickoff  H28  04:10     Punt  3-3  2:04    
MER   1st  H12  04:10  Punt  H00  03:22  TOUCHDOWN  3-12  0:48 
VMI   1st  H22  03:22  Kickoff  H28  01:50     Punt  3-6  1:32    
MER   1st  V34  01:50  Punt  H46  01:10     Fumble  2-20  0:40    
VMI   1st  H46  01:10  Fumble  V00  14:10  TOUCHDOWN  6-54  2:00 
MER   2nd  V25  14:10  Kickoff  H00  10:35  TOUCHDOWN  10-75  3:35 
  
VMI   2nd  H08  10:35  Kickoff  H35  08:33     Punt  6-27  2:02    
MER   2nd  V37  08:33  Punt  V44  06:43     Punt  3-7  1:50    
VMI   2nd  H24  06:43  Punt  H30  04:36     Punt  3-6  2:07    
MER   2nd  V23  04:36  Punt  V43  01:38     Punt  10-20  2:58    
VMI   2nd  H24  01:38  Punt  V47  00:00     End of half  8-29  1:38    
MER   3rd  V25  15:00  Kickoff  V32  14:11     Punt  3-7  0:49    
  
VMI   3rd  H18  14:11  Punt  H25  12:55     Punt  3-7  1:16    
MER   3rd  V42  12:55  Punt  H31  10:05     Missed FG  8-27  2:50    
VMI   3rd  H31  10:05  Missed FG  H25  08:28     Punt  3--6  1:37    
MER   3rd  V30  08:28  Punt  H40  04:38     Punt  9-30  3:50    
VMI   3rd  H12  04:38  Punt  V00  00:23  TOUCHDOWN  11-88  4:15 
MER   3rd  V25  00:23  Kickoff  V35  13:20     Punt  7-10  2:03    
VMI   4th  H23  13:20  Punt  H45  09:54     Interception  7-22  3:26    
  
MER   4th  V40  09:54  Interception  H03  06:48  FIELD GOAL  9-57  3:06 
VMI   4th  H30  06:48  Kickoff  V00  05:06  TOUCHDOWN  5-70  1:42 
MER   4th  V25  05:06  Kickoff  V16  03:13     Punt  3--9  1:53    
VMI   4th  H50  03:13  Punt  V00  00:19  TOUCHDOWN  13-50  2:54 
MER   4th  V32  00:19  Kickoff  H25  00:00  FIELD GOAL  2-43  0:19    
VMI   OT   V25  15:00  Possession  V08  15:00  FIELD GOAL  7-17  0:00 
  
MER   OT   H25  15:00  Possession  H00  15:00  TOUCHDOWN  3-25  0:00 

 

Defensive Statistics

 
Defensive Statistics (Final)
VMI Football
Mercer vs VMI (Oct 01, 2016 at Lexington, Va.)

##  Mercer   Solo  Ast  Total  TFL/Yds  FF  FR-Yds  Int-Yds  BrUp  Blkd  Sack/Yds  QBH 
2   Lee Bennett   11  1.0/7   .   .   1.0/7  
17  Eric Jackson   .   .   .   .  
23  Will Coneway   1.5/5   .   .   1.0/4  
11  Tosin Aguebor   3.0/20   .   .   2.0/18  
52  Kyle Trammell   2.0/4   .   .   .  
37  Tyler Ward   .   .   .   .  
3   Stephen Houzah   .   .   .   .  
33  Tripp Patterson  .   .   .   .  
21  Zach Jackson   .   .   .   .  
9   Lendell Arnold   .   .   .   .  
29  Brandon Gurley   .   .   .   .  
26  Jeremy James   .   .   1-0   .  
95  Jalen Penn   1.5/7   .   .   1.5/7  
41  Isaiah Buehler   .   .   .   .  
59  Tunde Ayinla   1.5/6   .   .   1.0/6  
16  LeMarkus Bailey  .   .   .   .  
91  Austin Wysor   0.5/3   .   .   0.5/3  
42  Seth Hattaway   .   .   .   .  
28  Malique Fleming  .   .   .   .  
1   Jordan Marshall  .   .   .   .  
92  Kelly Brooks   .   .   .   .  
20  Kam Lott   .   .   .   .  
51  Kyle Williams   .   .   .   .  
97  Marvin Davis   .   .   .   .  
58  Dorian Kithcart  .   .   .   .  
35  Jonathan Ward   .   .   .   .  
##  VMI   Solo  Ast  Total  TFL/Yds  FF  FR-Yds  Int-Yds  BrUp  Blkd  Sack/Yds  QBH 
38  Alijah Robinson  13  1.0/3   .   .   .  
46  Allan Cratsenberg  10  12  0.5/0   .   .   .  
44  Ryan Francis   10  1.0/5   .   .   1.0/5  
28  Matthew Nicholson  10  .   .   .   .  
4   Uzoma Kpaduwa   .   .   .   .  
14  Greg Sanders   .   .   .   .  
11  Riuq Trotman   .   .   .   .  
32  Jon Strozyk   .   .   .   .  
52  Zach Baker   0.5/1   .   .   .  
3   Tony Richardson  .   .   .   .  
58  Brian Lipscomb   .   .   .   .  
90  Ryan Clark   .   .   .   .  
97  Jarrod Richmond  .   .   .   .  
36  Michael Williams  .   1-0   .   .  
54  Xavier Greenfield  .   .   .   .  
34  Bill Hogan   .   .   .   .  
81  Chad Jacob   .   .   .   .  
95  Shavon Henderson  .   .   .   .  
30  Gabe Sutherland  .   .   .   .  
96  Seth Mallory   .   .   .   .  
88  J.C. Garvin   .   .   .   .  
47  Caleb Lindsey   .   .   .   .  

 

Participation Report

 
Participation Report (Final)
VMI Football
Mercer vs VMI (Oct 01, 2016 at Lexington, Va.)

Mercer  
Pos  ##  Offense 
LT   78  Thomas Marchman 
LG   55  Avery White  
C   54  Kirby Southard  
RG   65  Caleb Yates  
RT   73  Niederreither  
QB   7   John Russ  
RB   27  Alex Lakes  
TE   38  Robert Brown  
WR   1   Jordan Marshall 
WR   8   Marquise Irvin  
WR   84  Avery Ward  
  
Mercer  
Pos  ##  Defense 
DE   41  Isaiah Buehler  
DT   58  Dorian Kithcart 
DE   59  Tunde Ayinla  
OLB   11  Tosin Aguebor  
ILB   37  Tyler Ward  
ILB   2   Lee Bennett  
OLB   52  Kyle Trammell  
CB   17  Eric Jackson  
S   9   Lendell Arnold  
S   21  Zach Jackson  
CB   26  Jeremy James  
  
VMI  
Pos  ##  Offense 
QB   8   Al Cobb  
RB   22  Daz Palmer  
WR   21  Aaron Sanders  
WR   6   Dane Forlines  
LT   72  Andrew Lewis  
LG   50  Chase Smith  
C   62  P. Doucette  
RG   57  Bradley Hann  
RT   66  I. Roseborough  
TE   13  Ryan Swingle  
WR   5   Rohan Martin  
  
VMI  
Pos  ##  Defense 
LE   88  J.C. Garvin  
NT   52  Zach Baker  
RE   96  Seth Mallory  
OLB   38  Alijah Robinson 
OLB   58  Brian Lipscomb  
ILB   44  Ryan Francis  
ILB   46  A. Cratsenberg  
CB   4   Uzoma Kpaduwa  
LS   14  Greg Sanders  
RS   28  M. Nicholson  
CB   11  Riuq Trotman  

Mercer: 3-Stephen Houzah, 6-Josh Jones, 13-Chandler Curtis, 16-LeMarkus Bailey, 18-Nevin Harton, 20-Kam Lott, 22-Sytavious Brown, 23-Will Coneway, 25-Payton Usher, 28-Malique Fleming, 29-Brandon Gurley, 33-Tripp Patterson, 35-Jonathan Ward, 42-Seth Hattaway, 44-Travonte Easley, 46-Trey Peppers, 49-Sam Arrington, 51-Kyle Williams, 74-David Raschen, 76-Jake Flath, 77-Garrett Smith, 85-Tyler Zielenske, 86-Kelby Brock, 88-Chris Ellington, 91-Austin Wysor, 92-Kelly Brooks, 95-Jalen Penn, 97-Marvin Davis, 98-Cole Fisher.

VMI: 1D-Kaleb Tucker, 3-Tony Richardson, 9-Taylor Stout, 12-Kuony Deng, 15-Joey Brown, 16-Jade Maher, 23-Tyain Smith, 25-Alex Keys, 26-Mason Dermott, 27-D. Christopher, 30-Gabe Sutherland, 32-Jon Strozyk, 34-Bill Hogan, 35-Scott Frazier, 36-Mic. Williams, 42-Troy Barden, 47-Caleb Lindsey, 54-X. Greenfield, 55-Jake Keith, 61-Stephen Miller, 79-Jordan Veal, 80-Pete Reed, 81-Chad Jacob, 83-Javeon Lara, 90-Ryan Clark, 95-S. Henderson, 97-Jarrod Richmond, 98-Reed King.

 

Box Score

 
Box Score (Final)
Mercer vs VMI (Oct 01, 2016 at Lexington, Va.)

Score by Quarters     1  2  3  4 OT [ 5 ]   Score
-----------------    -- -- -- -- -- [ - ]   -----
Mercer.............. 14  7  0  6  6 [ 6 ]  - 33       Record: (2-2,1-1)
VMI.................  0  7  7 13  3 [ 3 ]  - 30       Record: (2-2,0-1)



Scoring Summary:
1st 06:14 MER - Alex Lakes 6 yd run (Cole Fisher kick), 14-90 5:41, MER 7 - VMI 0
    03:22 MER - Marquise Irvin 6 yd pass from John Russ (Cole Fisher kick), 3-12 0:48, MER 14 - VMI 0
2nd 14:10 VMI - Alex Keys 1 yd run (Reed King kick), 6-54 2:00, MER 14 - VMI 7
    10:35 MER - Payton Usher 7 yd run (Cole Fisher kick), 10-75 3:35, MER 21 - VMI 7
3rd 00:23 VMI - Alex Keys 3 yd run (Reed King kick), 11-88 4:15, MER 21 - VMI 14
4th 06:48 MER - Cole Fisher 20 yd field goal, 9-57 3:06, MER 24 - VMI 14
    05:06 VMI - Alex Keys 1 yd run (Reed King kick blockd), 5-70 1:42, MER 24 - VMI 20
    00:19 VMI - Ryan Swingle 10 yd pass from Al Cobb (Dillon Christopher kick), 13-50 2:54, MER 24 - VMI 27
    00:00 MER - Cole Fisher 42 yd field goal, 2-43 0:19, MER 27 - VMI 27
OT  15:00 VMI - Dillon Christopher 25 yd field goal, 7-17 0:00, MER 27 - VMI 30
    15:00 MER - Avery Ward 18 yd pass from John Russ, 3-25 0:00, MER 33 - VMI 30



                                    MER      VMI
FIRST DOWNS...................       24       21
RUSHES-YARDS (NET)............   45-185    39-29
PASSING YDS (NET).............      259      359
Passes Att-Comp-Int...........  38-25-0  45-32-1
TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS.....   83-444   84-388
Fumble Returns-Yards..........      0-0      0-0
Punt Returns-Yards............     4-35      1-4
Kickoff Returns-Yards.........     1-30    5-122
Interception Returns-Yards....      1-0      0-0
Punts (Number-Avg)............   6-37.2   7-32.7
Fumbles-Lost..................      2-1      0-0
Penalties-Yards...............     8-93     8-70
Possession Time...............    30:22    29:38
Third-Down Conversions........  9 of 18  6 of 17
Fourth-Down Conversions.......   1 of 1   2 of 3
Red-Zone Scores-Chances.......      5-5      5-5
Sacks By: Number-Yards........     7-45      1-5


RUSHING: Mercer-Alex Lakes 21-91; Payton Usher 20-90; John Russ 4-4.
VMI-Alex Keys 15-29; Daz Palmer 11-18; Javeon Lara 2-8; Al Cobb 11-minus 26.

PASSING: Mercer-John Russ 25-38-0-259. VMI-Al Cobb 31-43-0-309; Ryan
Swingle 1-1-0-50; Ryan Francis 0-1-1-0.

RECEIVING: Mercer-Avery Ward 9-102; Kelby Brock 5-49; Marquise Irvin
4-28; Chandler Curtis 3-52; Payton Usher 1-10; Josh Jones 1-6; Chris Ellington
1-1; Robert Brown 1-1; Jordan Marshall 0-10. VMI-Aaron Sanders 11-136; Ryan
Swingle 6-64; Daz Palmer 5-25; Chad Jacob 4-45; Dane Forlines 4-34; Rohan Martin
1-50; Alex Keys 1-5.

INTERCEPTIONS: Mercer-Jeremy James 1-0. VMI-None.

FUMBLES: Mercer-Marquise Irvin 1-0; Avery Ward 1-1. VMI-None.

Stadium: Foster Stadium        Attendance: 5266
Kickoff time: 1:30 PM   End of Game: 5:04      Total elapsed time: 3:34
Officials: Referee: Edwin Lee; Umpire: W. Kugelmann; Linesman: Walter Sloan;
Line judge: G. Zimmerman; Back judge: Wayne Johnson; Field judge: Michael Crowley;
Side judge: Will Lug;
Temperature: 68        Wind: 3-5 N     Weather: Cool, beautiful



Mercer vs VMI (Oct 01, 2016 at Lexington, Va.) SACKS (UA-A): Mercer-Tosin Aguebor 1-2; Jalen Penn 1-1; Austin Wysor 0-1; Lee Bennett 1-0; Will Coneway 1-0; Tunde Ayinla 1-0. VMI-Ryan Francis 1-0. TACKLES (UA-A): Mercer-Lee Bennett 2-9; Eric Jackson 5-4; Will Coneway 4-3; Tyler Ward 3-4; Tosin Aguebor 3-4; Kyle Trammell 3-4; Stephen Houzah 5-1; Tripp Patterson 0-6; Lendell Arnold 4-1; Zach Jackson 4-1; Brandon Gurley 1-4; Jeremy James 1-4; Isaiah Buehler 1-3; Jalen Penn 1-3; Tunde Ayinla 1-1; LeMarkus Bailey 1-1; Austin Wysor 0-2; Kyle Williams 0-1; Malique Fleming 0-1; Kelly Brooks 0-1; Jordan Marshall 0-1; Marvin Davis 0-1; Kam Lott 0-1; Seth Hattaway 0-1. VMI-Alijah Robinson 6-7; Allan Cratsenberg 2-10; Ryan Francis 4-6; Matthew Nicholson 4-6; Uzoma Kpaduwa 6-2; Greg Sanders 4-3; Riuq Trotman 2-4; Jon Strozyk 1-3; Zach Baker 1-3; Tony Richardson 1-2; Ryan Clark 1-2; Brian Lipscomb 1-2; Jarrod Richmond 1-2; Michael Williams 2-0; Xavier Greenfield 1-1; Chad Jacob 1-0; Bill Hogan 1-0; J.C. Garvin 0-1; Caleb Lindsey 0-1; Shavon Henderson 0-1; Seth Mallory 0-1; Gabe Sutherland 0-1. Game Starters: Mercer POS ## OFFENSE LT 78 Thomas Marchman LG 55 Avery White C 54 Kirby Southard RG 65 Caleb Yates RT 73 Niederreither QB 7 John Russ RB 27 Alex Lakes TE 38 Robert Brown WR 1 Jordan Marshall WR 8 Marquise Irvin WR 84 Avery Ward POS ## DEFENSE DE 41 Isaiah Buehler DT 58 Dorian Kithcart DE 59 Tunde Ayinla OLB 11 Tosin Aguebor ILB 37 Tyler Ward ILB 2 Lee Bennett OLB 52 Kyle Trammell CB 17 Eric Jackson S 9 Lendell Arnold S 21 Zach Jackson CB 26 Jeremy James VMI POS ## OFFENSE QB 8 Al Cobb RB 22 Daz Palmer WR 21 Aaron Sanders WR 6 Dane Forlines LT 72 Andrew Lewis LG 50 Chase Smith C 62 P. Doucette RG 57 Bradley Hann RT 66 I. Roseborough TE 13 Ryan Swingle WR 5 Rohan Martin POS ## DEFENSE LE 88 J.C. Garvin NT 52 Zach Baker RE 96 Seth Mallory OLB 38 Alijah Robinson OLB 58 Brian Lipscomb ILB 44 Ryan Francis ILB 46 A. Cratsenberg CB 4 Uzoma Kpaduwa LS 14 Greg Sanders RS 28 M. Nicholson CB 11 Riuq Trotman Player participation: Mercer: 3-Stephen Houzah, 6-Josh Jones, 13-Chandler Curtis, 16-LeMarkus Bailey, 18-Nevin Harton, 20-Kam Lott, 22-Sytavious Brown, 23-Will Coneway, 25-Payton Usher, 28-Malique Fleming, 29-Brandon Gurley, 33-Tripp Patterson, 35-Jonathan Ward, 42-Seth Hattaway, 44-Travonte Easley, 46-Trey Peppers, 49-Sam Arrington, 51-Kyle Williams, 74-David Raschen, 76-Jake Flath, 77-Garrett Smith, 85-Tyler Zielenske, 86-Kelby Brock, 88-Chris Ellington, 91-Austin Wysor, 92-Kelly Brooks, 95-Jalen Penn, 97-Marvin Davis, 98-Cole Fisher. VMI: 1D-Kaleb Tucker, 3-Tony Richardson, 9-Taylor Stout, 12-Kuony Deng, 15-Joey Brown, 16-Jade Maher, 23-Tyain Smith, 25-Alex Keys, 26-Mason Dermott, 27-D. Christopher, 30-Gabe Sutherland, 32-Jon Strozyk, 34-Bill Hogan, 35-Scott Frazier, 36-Mic. Williams, 42-Troy Barden, 47-Caleb Lindsey, 54-X. Greenfield, 55-Jake Keith, 61-Stephen Miller, 79-Jordan Veal, 80-Pete Reed, 81-Chad Jacob, 83-Javeon Lara, 90-Ryan Clark, 95-S. Henderson, 97-Jarrod Richmond, 98-Reed King.

 

Play-by-Play Summary

 
Play-by-Play Summary
VMI Football
Mercer vs VMI (Oct 01, 2016 at Lexington, Va.)

1st Quarter

VMI wins coin toss elects to receive, Mer to defend North Endzone
Tyler Zielenske kickoff 62 yards to the VMI3, Mason Dermott return 35 yards to the VMI38 (LeMarkus Bailey).
Vmi 1-10at Vmi38Al Cobb pass complete to Aaron Sanders for 7 yards to the VMI45 (Eric Jackson).
Vmi 2-3at Vmi45Daz Palmer rush for 5 yards to the 50 yardline, 1ST DOWN VMI (Lendell Arnold).
Vmi 1-10at Vmi50Al Cobb pass complete to Aaron Sanders for 7 yards to the MER43 (Eric Jackson).
Vmi 2-3at Mer43Daz Palmer rush for 5 yards to the MER38, 1ST DOWN VMI (Tyler Ward;Isaiah Buehler).
Vmi 1-10at Mer38PENALTY VMI false start 5 yards to the MER43.
Vmi 1-15at Mer43Daz Palmer rush for no gain to the MER43 (Will Coneway;Tripp Patterson).
Vmi 2-15at Mer43Al Cobb sacked for loss of 2 yards to the MER45 (Jalen Penn).
Vmi 3-17at Mer45Al Cobb pass complete to Daz Palmer for 1 yard to the MER44 (Stephen Houzah).
Vmi 4-16at Mer44Bill Hogan punt 34 yards to the MER10, fair catch by Marquise Irvin.
Drive: 7 plays, 18 yards, TOP 03:05
Mer 1-10at Mer10MERCER drive start at 11:55.
Mer 1-10at Mer10John Russ pass complete to Marquise Irvin for 8 yards to the MER18 (M. Nicholson).
Mer 2-2at Mer18Alex Lakes rush for 1 yard to the MER19 (Ryan Francis;Zach Baker).
Mer 3-1at Mer19Alex Lakes rush for 10 yards to the MER29, 1ST DOWN MER (Greg Sanders).
Mer 1-10at Mer29John Russ pass complete to Avery Ward for 11 yards to the MER40, 1ST DOWN MER.
Mer 1-10at Mer40John Russ rush for 2 yards to the MER42 (Uzoma Kpaduwa).
Mer 2-8at Mer42John Russ pass complete to Chandler Curtis for 6 yards to the MER48, out-of-bounds (M. Nicholson).
Mer 3-2at Mer48Alex Lakes rush for 3 yards to the VMI49, 1ST DOWN MER (A. Cratsenberg;M. Nicholson).
Mer 1-10at Vmi49John Russ pass complete to Avery Ward for 16 yards to the VMI33, 1ST DOWN MER (A. Cratsenberg;Alijah Robinson).
Mer 1-10at Vmi33John Russ pass complete to Avery Ward for 6 yards to the VMI27 (Uzoma Kpaduwa).
Mer 2-4at Vmi27John Russ rush for 5 yards to the VMI22, 1ST DOWN MER (Jarrod Richmond).
Mer 1-10at Vmi22Payton Usher rush for 4 yards to the VMI18 (Alijah Robinson;Riuq Trotman).
Mer 2-6at Vmi18John Russ pass complete to Payton Usher for 10 yards to the VMI8, 1ST DOWN MER (A. Cratsenberg).
Mer 1-Gat Vmi08Alex Lakes rush for 2 yards to the VMI6 (Alijah Robinson).
Mer 2-Gat Vmi06Alex Lakes rush for 6 yards to the VMI0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 06:14.
Cole Fisher kick attempt good.
Mercer 7, VMI 0
Drive: 14 plays, 90 yards, TOP 05:41
Tyler Zielenske kickoff 64 yards to the VMI1, Mason Dermott return 24 yards to the VMI25 (Kyle Trammell).
Vmi 1-10at Vmi25VMI drive start at 06:14.
Vmi 1-10at Vmi25Al Cobb pass complete to Dane Forlines for 4 yards to the VMI29 (Lendell Arnold).
Vmi 2-6at Vmi29Alex Keys rush for loss of 1 yard to the VMI28 (Will Coneway;Kyle Trammell).
Vmi 3-7at Vmi28PENALTY VMI false start 5 yards to the VMI23.
Vmi 3-12at Vmi23Al Cobb pass complete to Alex Keys for 5 yards to the VMI28.
Vmi 4-7at Vmi28Bill Hogan punt BLOCKED, recovered by MER Malique Fleming at VMI12 (blocked by Jonathan Ward) (Bill Hogan).
Drive: 3 plays, 3 yards, TOP 02:04
Mer 1-10at Vmi12MERCER drive start at 04:10.
Mer 1-10at Vmi12John Russ pass complete to Kelby Brock for 6 yards to the VMI6 (Greg Sanders;Riuq Trotman).
Mer 2-4at Vmi06John Russ pass incomplete to Josh Jones.
Mer 3-4at Vmi06John Russ pass complete to Marquise Irvin for 6 yards to the VMI0, 1ST DOWN MER, TOUCHDOWN, clock 03:22.
Cole Fisher kick attempt good.
Mercer 14, VMI 0
Drive: 3 plays, 12 yards, TOP 00:48
Tyler Zielenske kickoff 63 yards to the VMI2, Mason Dermott return 20 yards to the VMI22 (Brandon Gurley;Seth Hattaway).
Vmi 1-10at Vmi22VMI drive start at 03:22.
Vmi 1-10at Vmi22Alex Keys rush for 6 yards to the VMI28 (Lee Bennett;Jeremy James).
Vmi 2-4at Vmi28Javeon Lara rush for no gain to the VMI28 (Jeremy James).
Vmi 3-4at Vmi28Al Cobb pass incomplete to Ryan Swingle.
Vmi 4-4at Vmi28Bill Hogan punt 44 yards to the MER28, Marquise Irvin return 6 yards to the MER34 (Mic. Williams).
Drive: 3 plays, 6 yards, TOP 01:32
Mer 1-10at Mer34MERCER drive start at 01:50.
Mer 1-10at Mer34John Russ pass complete to Avery Ward for 5 yards to the MER39 (Mic. Williams).
Mer 2-5at Mer39John Russ pass complete to Avery Ward for 17 yards to the VMI44, fumble forced by Greg Sanders, fumble by Avery Ward recovered by VMI Mic. Williams at VMI46.
Drive: 2 plays, 20 yards, TOP 00:40
Vmi 1-10at Vmi46VMI drive start at 01:10.
Vmi 1-10at Vmi46Alex Keys rush for loss of 1 yard to the VMI45 (Kyle Trammell;Tunde Ayinla).
Vmi 2-11at Vmi45Al Cobb pass complete to Aaron Sanders for 39 yards to the MER16, 1ST DOWN VMI, out-of-bounds (Stephen Houzah).
Vmi 1-10at Mer16Alex Keys rush for 3 yards to the MER13 (Lee Bennett;LeMarkus Bailey).
Drive: 3 plays, 41 yards, TOP 02:00
Mercer 14, VMI 0
2nd Quarter

Vmi 2-7at Mer13Start of 2nd quarter, clock 15:00.
Vmi 2-7at Mer13Al Cobb pass complete to Ryan Swingle for 9 yards to the MER4, 1ST DOWN VMI (Lee Bennett;Tosin Aguebor).
Vmi 1-Gat Mer04Alex Keys rush for 3 yards to the MER1 (Tyler Ward).
Vmi 2-Gat Mer01Alex Keys rush for 1 yard to the MER0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 14:10.
Reed King kick attempt good.
Mercer 14, VMI 7
Drive: 6 plays, 54 yards, TOP 02:00
D. Christopher kickoff 65 yards to the MER0, touchback.
Mer 1-10at Mer25MERCER drive start at 14:10.
Mer 1-10at Mer25John Russ pass complete to Chris Ellington for 1 yard to the MER26 (Ryan Francis).
Mer 2-9at Mer26John Russ pass complete to Chandler Curtis for 42 yards to the VMI32, 1ST DOWN MER (Alijah Robinson).
Mer 1-10at Vmi32Alex Lakes rush for 2 yards to the VMI30 (Tony Richardson;Ryan Francis).
Mer 2-8at Vmi30John Russ pass incomplete to Robert Brown (A. Cratsenberg).
Mer 3-8at Vmi30John Russ pass complete to Avery Ward for 13 yards to the VMI17, 1ST DOWN MER (Riuq Trotman).
Mer 1-10at Vmi17Alex Lakes rush for 1 yard to the VMI16 (Ryan Clark).
Mer 2-9at Vmi16John Russ pass incomplete to Avery Ward.
Mer 3-9at Vmi16John Russ pass complete to Avery Ward for 7 yards to the VMI9 (Greg Sanders).
Mer 4-2at Vmi09Alex Lakes rush for 2 yards to the VMI7, 1ST DOWN MER (A. Cratsenberg;Riuq Trotman).
Mer 1-Gat Vmi07Payton Usher rush for 7 yards to the VMI0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 10:35.
Cole Fisher kick attempt good.
Mercer 21, VMI 7
Drive: 10 plays, 75 yards, TOP 03:35
Tyler Zielenske kickoff 65 yards to the VMI0, Mason Dermott return 18 yards to the VMI18, out-of-bounds (Brandon Gurley), PENALTY VMI holding 10 yards to the VMI8, 1st and 10, VMI ball on VMI8.
Vmi 1-10at Vmi08VMI drive start at 10:35.
Vmi 1-10at Vmi08Daz Palmer rush for 5 yards to the VMI13 (Malique Fleming;Tyler Ward).
Vmi 2-5at Vmi13Al Cobb pass incomplete, QB hurry by Kyle Trammell.
Vmi 3-5at Vmi13Al Cobb pass complete to Chad Jacob for 22 yards to the VMI35, 1ST DOWN VMI (Will Coneway).
Vmi 1-10at Vmi35Al Cobb pass incomplete to Dane Forlines.
Vmi 2-10at Vmi35Alex Keys rush for no gain to the VMI35 (Kelly Brooks;Tyler Ward).
Vmi 3-10at Vmi35Al Cobb pass incomplete to Dane Forlines, QB hurry by Stephen Houzah.
Vmi 4-10at Vmi35Bill Hogan punt 35 yards to the MER30, Marquise Irvin return 7 yards to the MER37 (Alijah Robinson).
Drive: 6 plays, 27 yards, TOP 02:02
Mer 1-10at Mer37MERCER drive start at 08:33.
Mer 1-10at Mer37Payton Usher rush for 4 yards to the MER41 (Uzoma Kpaduwa;A. Cratsenberg).
Mer 2-6at Mer41Payton Usher rush for 4 yards to the MER45 (Ryan Francis).
Mer 3-2at Mer45Payton Usher rush for loss of 1 yard to the MER44 (Zach Baker;A. Cratsenberg).
Mer 4-3at Mer44Tyler Zielenske punt 36 yards to the VMI20, Dane Forlines return 4 yards to the VMI24 (Jordan Marshall;Brandon Gurley).
Drive: 3 plays, 7 yards, TOP 01:50
Vmi 1-10at Vmi24VMI drive start at 06:43.
Vmi 1-10at Vmi24Al Cobb sacked for loss of 6 yards to the VMI18 (Tunde Ayinla).
Vmi 2-16at Vmi18Al Cobb pass complete to Daz Palmer for 6 yards to the VMI24 (Will Coneway).
Vmi 3-10at Vmi24Al Cobb rush for 6 yards to the VMI30 (Zach Jackson).
Vmi 4-4at Vmi30Bill Hogan punt 38 yards to the MER32, Marquise Irvin return 6 yards to the MER38, fumble forced by Jon Strozyk, fumble by Marquise Irvin recovered by MER Marquise Irvin at MER38, PENALTY MER personal foul (Stephen Houzah) 15 yards to the MER23, 1st an d 10, MER ball on MER23.
Drive: 3 plays, 6 yards, TOP 02:07
Mer 1-10at Mer23MERCER drive start at 04:36.
Mer 1-10at Mer23John Russ pass incomplete to Chandler Curtis.
Mer 2-10at Mer23Payton Usher rush for 7 yards to the MER30 (Greg Sanders;Ryan Francis).
Mer 3-3at Mer30Timeout VMI, clock 04:04.
Mer 3-3at Mer30Payton Usher rush for 5 yards to the MER35, 1ST DOWN MER (Greg Sanders).
Mer 1-10at Mer35Payton Usher rush for 6 yards to the MER41 (Tony Richardson).
Mer 2-4at Mer41Payton Usher rush for 3 yards to the MER44 (A. Cratsenberg;J.C. Garvin).
Mer 3-1at Mer44John Russ rush for 2 yards to the MER46, 1ST DOWN MER (Brian Lipscomb).
Mer 1-10at Mer46John Russ pass incomplete to Chandler Curtis.
Mer 2-10at Mer46Alex Lakes rush for 7 yards to the VMI47 (Jon Strozyk;Ryan Clark), PENALTY MER holding 10 yards to the MER43.
Mer 2-13at Mer432nd and 13.
Mer 2-13at Mer43Payton Usher rush for no gain to the MER43 (Alijah Robinson;X. Greenfield).
Mer 3-13at Mer43John Russ pass incomplete to Chandler Curtis, QB hurry by Brian Lipscomb.
Mer 4-13at Mer43Tyler Zielenske punt 33 yards to the VMI24, fair catch by Dane Forlines.
Drive: 10 plays, 20 yards, TOP 02:58
Vmi 1-10at Vmi24VMI drive start at 01:38.
Vmi 1-10at Vmi24Al Cobb pass incomplete to Aaron Sanders (Will Coneway).
Vmi 2-10at Vmi24Al Cobb pass complete to Ryan Swingle for 10 yards to the VMI34, 1ST DOWN VMI (Zach Jackson).
Vmi 1-10at Vmi34Al Cobb pass incomplete to Chad Jacob (Isaiah Buehler).
Vmi 2-10at Vmi34Al Cobb pass complete to Chad Jacob for 7 yards to the VMI41 (Lee Bennett).
Vmi 3-3at Vmi41Al Cobb pass complete to Chad Jacob for 6 yards to the VMI47, 1ST DOWN VMI (Eric Jackson).
Vmi 1-10at Vmi47Al Cobb pass complete to Chad Jacob for 10 yards to the MER43, 1ST DOWN VMI (Lee Bennett;Jeremy James).
Vmi 1-10at Mer43Timeout VMI, clock 00:26.
Vmi 1-10at Mer43Al Cobb sacked for loss of 10 yards to the VMI47 (Tosin Aguebor;Jalen Penn).
Vmi 2-20at Vmi47Timeout VMI, clock 00:15.
Vmi 2-20at Vmi47Al Cobb pass complete to Ryan Swingle for 6 yards to the MER47 (Will Coneway).
Vmi 3-14at Mer47End of half, clock 00:00.
Drive: 8 plays, 29 yards, TOP 01:38
Mercer 21, VMI 7
3rd Quarter

Vmi 3-14at Mer47Start of 3rd quarter, clock 15:00, VMI ball on VMI35.
Drive: 8 plays, 29 yards, TOP 01:38
D. Christopher kickoff 65 yards to the MER0, touchback.
Mer 1-10at Mer25MERCER drive start at 15:00.
Mer 1-10at Mer25Alex Lakes rush for 7 yards to the MER32 (Zach Baker;Brian Lipscomb).
Mer 2-3at Mer32John Russ pass incomplete to Marquise Irvin (Uzoma Kpaduwa).
Mer 3-3at Mer32John Russ pass incomplete to Marquise Irvin.
Mer 4-3at Mer32Tyler Zielenske punt 50 yards to the VMI18, downed.
Drive: 3 plays, 7 yards, TOP 00:49
Vmi 1-10at Vmi18VMI drive start at 14:11.
Vmi 1-10at Vmi18Daz Palmer rush for loss of 3 yards to the VMI15 (Kyle Trammell).
Vmi 2-13at Vmi15Al Cobb pass complete to Daz Palmer for 10 yards to the VMI25 (Lee Bennett;Jeremy James).
Vmi 3-3at Vmi25Al Cobb pass incomplete to Ryan Swingle (Will Coneway).
Vmi 4-3at Vmi25Bill Hogan punt 33 yards to the MER42, fair catch by Marquise Irvin.
Drive: 3 plays, 7 yards, TOP 01:16
Mer 1-10at Mer42MERCER drive start at 12:55.
Mer 1-10at Mer42Payton Usher rush for 6 yards to the MER48 (Uzoma Kpaduwa).
Mer 2-4at Mer48John Russ pass complete to Chandler Curtis for 4 yards to the VMI48, 1ST DOWN MER (Uzoma Kpaduwa;M. Nicholson).
Mer 1-10at Vmi48John Russ pass complete to Robert Brown for 1 yard to the VMI47.
Mer 2-9at Vmi47John Russ pass complete to Avery Ward for 11 yards to the VMI36, 1ST DOWN MER (Riuq Trotman).
Mer 1-10at Vmi36John Russ sacked for loss of 5 yards to the VMI41 (Ryan Francis).
Mer 2-15at Vmi41John Russ pass complete to Marquise Irvin for 10 yards to the VMI31 (Uzoma Kpaduwa).
Mer 3-5at Vmi31John Russ pass incomplete to Marquise Irvin, dropped pass.
Mer 4-5at Vmi31Cole Fisher field goal attempt from 48 MISSED - wide left, spot at VMI31, clock 10:05.
Drive: 8 plays, 27 yards, TOP 02:50
Vmi 1-10at Vmi31VMI drive start at 10:05.
Vmi 1-10at Vmi31Alex Keys rush for 3 yards to the VMI34 (Tyler Ward).
Vmi 2-7at Vmi34Alex Keys rush for 2 yards to the VMI36 (Tripp Patterson;Austin Wysor).
Vmi 3-5at Vmi36Al Cobb sacked for loss of 11 yards to the VMI25 (Tosin Aguebor).
Vmi 4-16at Vmi25Bill Hogan punt 45 yards to the MER30, out-of-bounds.
Drive: 3 plays, minus 6 yards, TOP 01:37
Mer 1-10at Mer30MERCER drive start at 08:28.
Mer 1-10at Mer30Alex Lakes rush for 3 yards to the MER33 (Jarrod Richmond;Jon Strozyk).
Mer 2-7at Mer33Alex Lakes rush for 6 yards to the MER39 (Ryan Francis;Jarrod Richmond).
Mer 3-1at Mer39Alex Lakes rush for 2 yards to the MER41, 1ST DOWN MER (A. Cratsenberg).
Mer 1-10at Mer41John Russ pass incomplete to Kelby Brock (Brian Lipscomb).
Mer 2-10at Mer41Alex Lakes rush for 9 yards to the 50 yardline (M. Nicholson;A. Cratsenberg).
Mer 3-1at Mer50Alex Lakes rush for 7 yards to the VMI43, 1ST DOWN MER (Jon Strozyk;M. Nicholson).
Mer 1-10at Vmi43PENALTY VMI OF declined.
Mer 1-10at Vmi43Payton Usher rush for 6 yards to the VMI37 (Uzoma Kpaduwa).
Mer 2-4at Vmi37Payton Usher rush for loss of 3 yards to the VMI40 (Alijah Robinson).
Mer 3-7at Vmi40John Russ pass incomplete to Avery Ward.
Mer 4-7at Vmi40Tyler Zielenske punt 28 yards to the VMI12, fair catch by Dane Forlines.
Drive: 9 plays, 30 yards, TOP 03:50
Vmi 1-10at Vmi12VMI drive start at 04:38.
Vmi 1-10at Vmi12Al Cobb pass complete to Daz Palmer for 6 yards to the VMI18 (Zach Jackson;Brandon Gurley).
Vmi 2-4at Vmi18Al Cobb pass complete to Aaron Sanders for 3 yards to the VMI21 (Tyler Ward).
Vmi 3-1at Vmi21Alex Keys rush for 4 yards to the VMI25, 1ST DOWN VMI (Tripp Patterson;Marvin Davis).
Vmi 1-10at Vmi25Daz Palmer rush for 4 yards to the VMI29 (Tosin Aguebor;Stephen Houzah).
Vmi 2-6at Vmi29Al Cobb pass complete to Dane Forlines for 8 yards to the VMI37, 1ST DOWN VMI (Eric Jackson;Brandon Gurley).
Vmi 1-10at Vmi37Alex Keys rush for no gain to the VMI37 (Isaiah Buehler;Lee Bennett).
Vmi 2-10at Vmi37Al Cobb pass complete to Aaron Sanders for 7 yards to the VMI44 (Stephen Houzah).
Vmi 3-3at Vmi44Al Cobb rush for 3 yards to the VMI47, 1ST DOWN VMI (Jalen Penn;Lee Bennett).
Vmi 1-10at Vmi47Al Cobb pass complete to Aaron Sanders for 38 yards to the MER15, 1ST DOWN VMI, out-of-bounds (Stephen Houzah).
Vmi 1-10at Mer15Al Cobb pass complete to Ryan Swingle for 12 yards to the MER3, 1ST DOWN VMI (Zach Jackson).
Vmi 1-Gat Mer03Alex Keys rush for 3 yards to the MER0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 00:23.
Reed King kick attempt good.
Mercer 21, VMI 14
Drive: 11 plays, 88 yards, TOP 04:15
D. Christopher kickoff 65 yards to the MER0, touchback.
Mer 1-10at Mer25MERCER drive start at 00:23.
Mer 1-10at Mer25Alex Lakes rush for 3 yards to the MER28 (Tony Richardson;Ryan Clark).
Mer 2-7at Mer28John Russ pass complete to Kelby Brock for 7 yards to the MER35, 1ST DOWN MER (M. Nicholson).
Drive: 2 plays, 10 yards, TOP 02:03
Mercer 21, VMI 14
4th Quarter

Mer 1-10at Mer35Start of 4th quarter, clock 15:00.
Mer 1-10at Mer35PENALTY MER false start 5 yards to the MER30.
Mer 1-15at Mer30John Russ pass complete to Kelby Brock for 4 yards to the MER34 (M. Nicholson).
Mer 2-11at Mer34Alex Lakes rush for 11 yards to the MER45, 1ST DOWN MER (Ryan Francis;Alijah Robinson).
Mer 1-10at Mer45Alex Lakes rush for 1 yard to the MER46 (X. Greenfield).
Mer 2-9at Mer46John Russ pass complete to Marquise Irvin for 4 yards to the 50 yardline (Uzoma Kpaduwa).
Mer 3-5at Mer50PENALTY MER unsportsmanlike conduct (Marquise Irvin) 15 yards to the MER35.
Mer 3-20at Mer35John Russ pass incomplete to Kelby Brock (Brian Lipscomb).
Mer 4-20at Mer35Tyler Zielenske punt 42 yards to the VMI23, fair catch by Dane Forlines.
Drive: 7 plays, 10 yards, TOP 02:03
Vmi 1-10at Vmi23VMI drive start at 13:20.
Vmi 1-10at Vmi23Daz Palmer rush for loss of 2 yards to the VMI21 (Tosin Aguebor).
Vmi 2-12at Vmi21Al Cobb pass incomplete to Ryan Swingle, PENALTY MER pass interference (Zach Jackson) 15 yards to the VMI36, 1ST DOWN VMI, NO PLAY.
Vmi 1-10at Vmi36Javeon Lara rush for 8 yards to the VMI44 (Tyler Ward;Tripp Patterson).
Vmi 2-2at Vmi44Al Cobb pass complete to Aaron Sanders for 5 yards to the VMI49, 1ST DOWN VMI (Kam Lott;Kyle Trammell).
Vmi 1-10at Vmi49Al Cobb pass complete to Ryan Swingle for 10 yards to the MER41 (Lendell Arnold), PENALTY VMI ineligible downfield on pass 5 yards to the VMI44, NO PLAY.
Vmi 1-15at Vmi44Daz Palmer rush for loss of 2 yards to the VMI42.
Vmi 2-17at Vmi42Al Cobb pass complete to Aaron Sanders for 7 yards to the VMI49 (Lendell Arnold;Will Coneway).
Vmi 3-10at Vmi49Al Cobb sacked for loss of 4 yards to the VMI45 (Will Coneway).
Vmi 4-14at Vmi45Ryan Francis pass intercepted by Jeremy James at the MER40, Jeremy James return 0 yards to the MER40 (Chad Jacob).
Drive: 7 plays, 22 yards, TOP 03:26
Mer 1-10at Mer40MERCER drive start at 09:54.
Mer 1-10at Mer40Payton Usher rush for no gain to the MER40 (Ryan Francis).
Mer 2-10at Mer40John Russ pass complete to Kelby Brock for 14 yards to the VMI46, 1ST DOWN MER.
Mer 1-10at Vmi46Payton Usher rush for 18 yards to the VMI28, 1ST DOWN MER (Riuq Trotman;Alijah Robinson).
Mer 1-10at Vmi28Payton Usher rush for 8 yards to the VMI20 (Alijah Robinson).
Mer 2-2at Vmi20Payton Usher rush for 9 yards to the VMI11, 1ST DOWN MER (A. Cratsenberg;M. Nicholson).
Mer 1-10at Vmi11John Russ pass complete to Josh Jones for 6 yards to the VMI5 (Alijah Robinson).
Mer 2-4at Vmi05Payton Usher rush for 1 yard to the VMI4 (S. Henderson;M. Nicholson).
Mer 3-3at Vmi04Timeout Mercer, clock 07:27.
Mer 3-3at Vmi04Alex Lakes rush for 1 yard to the VMI3 (Alijah Robinson;Ryan Francis).
Mer 4-2at Vmi03Cole Fisher field goal attempt from 20 GOOD, clock 06:48.
Mercer 24, VMI 14
Drive: 9 plays, 57 yards, TOP 03:06
Tyler Zielenske kickoff 60 yards to the VMI5, Mason Dermott return 25 yards to the VMI30 (Eric Jackson;Kyle Trammell).
Vmi 1-10at Vmi30VMI drive start at 06:48.
Vmi 1-10at Vmi30Al Cobb pass complete to Aaron Sanders for 11 yards to the VMI41, 1ST DOWN VMI (Eric Jackson).
Vmi 1-10at Vmi41Ryan Swingle pass complete to Rohan Martin for 50 yards to the MER9, 1ST DOWN VMI (Zach Jackson).
Vmi 1-Gat Mer09Alex Keys rush for 4 yards to the MER5 (Jeremy James;Tripp Patterson).
Vmi 2-Gat Mer05Al Cobb pass incomplete to Aaron Sanders (Jeremy James), PENALTY MER pass interference 3 yards to the MER2, NO PLAY.
Vmi 2-Gat Mer02Alex Keys rush for 1 yard to the MER1 (Kyle Williams;Lee Bennett).
Vmi 3-Gat Mer01Alex Keys rush for 1 yard to the MER0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 05:06.
Reed King kick attempt failed (blocked) (blocked by Dorian Kithcart).
Mercer 24, VMI 20
Vmi 1-Gat Vmi35PENALTY VMI unsportsmanlike conduct 15 yards to the VMI20.
Drive: 5 plays, 70 yards, TOP 01:42
D. Christopher kickoff 80 yards to the MER0, touchback.
Mer 1-10at Mer25MERCER drive start at 05:06.
Mer 1-10at Mer25Payton Usher rush for 3 yards to the MER28 (Zach Baker).
Mer 2-7at Mer28Payton Usher rush for 3 yards to the MER31 (Greg Sanders;Seth Mallory).
Mer 3-4at Mer31John Russ pass complete to Avery Ward for 69 yards to the VMI0, clock 03:27, PENALTY MER pass interference 15 yards to the MER16, NO PLAY.
Mer 3-19at Mer16John Russ pass incomplete to Josh Jones (Ryan Francis).
Mer 4-19at Mer16Tyler Zielenske punt 34 yards to the 50 yardline, fair catch by Dane Forlines.
Drive: 3 plays, minus 9 yards, TOP 01:53
Vmi 1-10at Vmi50VMI drive start at 03:13.
Vmi 1-10at Vmi50Al Cobb pass complete to Aaron Sanders for no gain to the 50 yardline (Lendell Arnold).
Vmi 2-10at Vmi50Al Cobb pass incomplete to Rohan Martin.
Vmi 3-10at Vmi50Al Cobb rush for 10 yards to the MER40, out-of-bounds, PENALTY VMI holding 10 yards to the 50 yardline.
Vmi 3-10at Vmi503rd and 10.
Vmi 3-10at Vmi50PENALTY MER personal foul 15 yards to the MER35, 1ST DOWN VMI.
Vmi 1-10at Mer35Daz Palmer rush for 4 yards to the MER31 (Kyle Trammell).
Vmi 2-6at Mer31Al Cobb pass complete to Daz Palmer for 2 yards to the MER29 (Tripp Patterson;Eric Jackson).
Vmi 3-4at Mer29PENALTY VMI false start 5 yards to the MER34.
Vmi 3-9at Mer34Al Cobb sacked for loss of 5 yards to the MER39 (Austin Wysor;Tosin Aguebor).
Vmi 4-14at Mer39Timeout VMI, clock 01:02.
Vmi 4-14at Mer39Al Cobb pass complete to Ryan Swingle for 17 yards to the MER22, 1ST DOWN VMI (Lendell Arnold).
Vmi 1-10at Mer22Al Cobb pass incomplete to Ryan Swingle (Isaiah Buehler).
Vmi 2-10at Mer22Al Cobb pass incomplete to Daz Palmer (Lee Bennett).
Vmi 3-10at Mer22Timeout Mercer, clock 00:37.
Vmi 3-10at Mer22Al Cobb pass incomplete to Daz Palmer (Will Coneway).
Vmi 4-10at Mer22Timeout Mercer, clock 00:34.
Vmi 4-10at Mer22Al Cobb pass complete to Dane Forlines for 12 yards to the MER10, 1ST DOWN VMI (Eric Jackson).
Vmi 1-Gat Mer10Al Cobb pass incomplete.
Vmi 2-Gat Mer10Al Cobb pass complete to Ryan Swingle for 10 yards to the MER0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 00:19, PENALTY MER pass interference declined.
D. Christopher kick attempt good.
VMI 27, Mercer 24
Drive: 13 plays, 50 yards, TOP 02:54
D. Christopher kickoff 63 yards to the MER2, Chandler Curtis return 30 yards to the MER32 (Gabe Sutherland;Caleb Lindsey).
Mer 1-10at Mer32MERCER drive start at 00:19.
Mer 1-10at Mer32John Russ pass complete to Kelby Brock for 18 yards to the 50 yardline, Jordan Marshall for 10 yards to the VMI40, 1ST DOWN MER, out-of-bounds.
Mer 1-10at Vmi40PENALTY VMI personal foul 15 yards to the VMI25, 1ST DOWN MER.
Mer 1-10at Vmi25Cole Fisher field goal attempt from 42 GOOD, clock 00:00.
Mercer 27, VMI 27
Mer 1-Gat Mer35End of game, clock 00:00.
Drive: 2 plays, 43 yards, TOP 00:19
Mercer 27, VMI 27
Drive: 3 plays, 25 yards, TOP 00:00
Mercer 33, VMI 30
OT Quarter

Mer 1-Gat Mer35Start of OT quarter, clock 15:00.
Mer wins coin toss and deferred, VMI on offense at Mer 25
Mer 1-Gat Mer35Change of possession, VMI ball on MER25, 1st and 10.
Drive: 2 plays, 43 yards, TOP 00:19
Vmi 1-10at Mer25VMI drive start at 15:00.
Vmi 1-10at Mer25Daz Palmer rush for 2 yards to the MER23 (Isaiah Buehler).
Vmi 2-8at Mer23Al Cobb rush for no gain to the MER23 (Tosin Aguebor).
Vmi 3-8at Mer23Al Cobb pass complete to Dane Forlines for 10 yards to the MER13, 1ST DOWN VMI (Lee Bennett;Eric Jackson).
Vmi 1-10at Mer13Daz Palmer rush for no gain to the MER13 (Jalen Penn;Isaiah Buehler).
Vmi 2-10at Mer13Al Cobb sacked for loss of 7 yards to the MER20 (Lee Bennett).
Vmi 3-17at Mer20Al Cobb pass complete to Aaron Sanders for 12 yards to the MER8, out-of-bounds (Stephen Houzah).
Vmi 4-5at Mer08D. Christopher field goal attempt from 25 GOOD, clock 15:00.
VMI 30, Mercer 27
Vmi 1-Gat Vmi35Change of possession, MER ball on VMI25, 1st and 10.
Drive: 7 plays, 17 yards, TOP 00:00
Mer 1-10at Vmi25MERCER drive start at 15:00.
Mer 1-10at Vmi25Alex Lakes rush for 2 yards to the VMI23 (A. Cratsenberg;Alijah Robinson).
Mer 2-8at Vmi23Alex Lakes rush for 5 yards to the VMI18 (A. Cratsenberg;Brian Lipscomb).
Mer 3-3at Vmi18John Russ pass complete to Avery Ward for 18 yards to the VMI0, 1ST DOWN MER, TOUCHDOWN, clock 15:00.
Mercer 33, VMI 30
Drive: 3 plays, 25 yards, TOP 00:00
Mercer 33, VMI 30