Lexington, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - Virginia Military Institute's football program will visit Ball State in new coach Scott Wachenheim's first game and play six times at home during an 11-game 2015 schedule.

The Keydets will kick off their schedule on Sept. 5 at Ball State in Muncie, Indiana.

They will host Morehead State (Sept. 12) and Bucknell (Oct. 3) in non- conference action. Within the Southern Conference, they will host Samford (Oct. 10), defending champion Chattanooga (Oct. 17), Wofford (Oct. 31) and Western Carolina (Nov. 21).

VMI is coming off a 2-10 record last season.

2015 VMI Football Schedule

Sept. 5, at Ball State

Sept. 12, Morehead State

Sept. 19, at Richmond

Sept. 26, at Furman*

Oct. 3, Bucknell

Oct. 10, Samford*

Oct. 17, Chattanooga*

Oct. 24, at Mercer*

Oct. 31, Wofford*

Nov. 7, at The Citadel*

Nov. 21, Western Carolina*

* - Southern Conference game