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Virginia Tech Non-Revenue Sport Wrap Up

A Look at the Hokie programs outside of football and basketball.

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Virginia Tech is home to many successful athletics programs and frankly, we've been slacking on covering them beyond a retweet here and there. We start the week by looking at the recent action of Tech's fall sports as they hit the stretch run.

Cross Country

Both the Virginia Tech men's and women's cross country team's finished sixth at the recent ACC Championships that took place at Panorama Farms in Earlysville, Virginia on October 31.

Sarah Rapp and Paige Kvartunas both earned All-ACC honors after top ten finishes in the women's 6k race.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Sarah Rapp and Paige Kvartunas receiving their All-ACC awards after 6th and 8th place finishes respectively! <a href="http://t.co/fpZBqlpqCH">pic.twitter.com/fpZBqlpqCH</a></p>&mdash; VT Track &amp; Field (@VT_Track) <a href="https://twitter.com/VT_Track/status/528209114972041216">October 31, 2014</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

One the men's side, Stuart Robinson was Tech's top competitor with a 22nd place finish in the men's 8k race that left him one spot from All-ACC honors.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Stuart Robertson still in the lead for VT! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/LetsGo?src=hash">#LetsGo</a> <a href="http://t.co/DhFWQ2vM85">pic.twitter.com/DhFWQ2vM85</a></p>&mdash; VT Track &amp; Field (@VT_Track) <a href="https://twitter.com/VT_Track/status/528199991647821824">October 31, 2014</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

Tech has the Hokie Open on Nov. 7 before traveling to the NCAA Regionals Nov. 14 hosted by Louisville.

Men's Golf

Tech wrapped up its fall season with a second place finish at the UNCG Bridgestone Collegiate Oct. 26 at the Grandover Resort East Course in Greensboro, NC.

Senior Scott Vincent finished in second place individually after posting a 9-under 207 over three days. Fellow senior Trevor Cone finished third with a 7-under 209.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Hokies?src=hash">#Hokies</a> 26th in Golfweek/Sagarin rankings &amp; 27th in <a href="http://t.co/BoWyZfVPr3">http://t.co/BoWyZfVPr3</a> rankings. Tech&#39;s fall season is complete, but numbers will change</p>&mdash; VT Men&#39;s Golf (@VT_MGolf) <a href="https://twitter.com/VT_MGolf/status/527904532626681856">October 30, 2014</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

The Hokies return to action February 22-24 in the Puerto Rico Classic at the Rio Mar Country Club.

Men's Soccer

Tech fell in its regular season finale 2-0 to Duke on October 31. The Hokies finished the regular season with a 7-7-2 overall record and a 2-5-1 mark in ACC play.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Final: <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Hokies?src=hash">#Hokies</a> fall to Duke 2-0. <a href="http://t.co/d869B9xdcc">pic.twitter.com/d869B9xdcc</a></p>&mdash; VT Men&#39;s Soccer (@VT_MSoccer) <a href="https://twitter.com/VT_MSoccer/status/528356829739634688">November 1, 2014</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

Tech qualified for the ACC Tournament with the 9-seed and will travel to Virginia to take on the 8-seed Cavaliers Wednesday. The winner will move on to face No. 1 Notre Dame on Sunday.

Women's Soccer

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Hokies?src=hash">#Hokies</a> get 3-0 win over Louisville. Goals from Yensen, Meier and Mayrose. Tech now 14-5, 5-5 ACC <a href="http://t.co/sb7GrVzSjt">pic.twitter.com/sb7GrVzSjt</a></p>&mdash; VT Women&#39;s Soccer (@VT_WSoccer) <a href="https://twitter.com/VT_WSoccer/status/528698304302166016">November 2, 2014</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

The 16th ranked Hokies have had a terrific season on the heels of a run to the national semifinal of the NCAA Tournament last year.

Tech posted a 14-5 overall record including two wins over ranked opponents defeating No. 13 Georgetown and No. 17 Clemson. Only the top four teams play in the conference tournament, meaning the Hokies will await the NCAA Tournament selections November 10. First round games begin on the 15th.

Swimming & Diving

Tech's men's and women's swimming & diving team's both knocked off Duke October 26 in Durham, NC. The men won by a score of 180-115 while the women had a 175-116 victory.

Senior Kaylea Arnett was named ACC Female Diver of the Week after winning three events at North Carolina and Duke over the weekend. It marks the sixth time in her Tech career that Arnett has earned the honor.

The men's team is currently ranked 12th in the nation.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/H2Okie?src=hash">#H2Okie</a> men ranked No. 12 in <a href="https://twitter.com/CSCAA">@CSCAA</a> rankings. Check out full rankings on the <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/HokieHuddle?src=hash">#HokieHuddle</a> blog <a href="http://t.co/oY6r6Al8pn">http://t.co/oY6r6Al8pn</a> <a href="http://t.co/Rq17to1iy0">pic.twitter.com/Rq17to1iy0</a></p>&mdash; VT Swimming &amp; Diving (@VT_SwimDive) <a href="https://twitter.com/VT_SwimDive/status/527833182084034560">October 30, 2014</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

Men's Tennis

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>The <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Hokies?src=hash">#Hokies</a> take a ride on Splash Mountain while visiting Walt Disney World during the USTA Clay Court Invitational! <a href="http://t.co/jsWuVcxNlC">pic.twitter.com/jsWuVcxNlC</a></p>&mdash; VT Men&#39;s Tennis (@VT_MTennis) <a href="https://twitter.com/VT_MTennis/status/528652586468249601">November 1, 2014</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

The Hokies finished with three singles wins at the 2014 USTA Collegiate Clay Court Invitational in Orlando, FL.

Florian Nicoud, George Cartledge and Aaron Gomez all won for Tech. The Hokies will wrap up fall tournament play this week by sending competitors to the Birmingham Futures, Knoxville Challenge and the ITA National Indoor Championships.

Women's Tennis

Impressive freshman Katherine Butler won the singles C draw at the USTA Collegiate Clay Court Invitational.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Congrats to Katherine Butler as she takes Flight C title <a href="https://twitter.com/2014_CCI">@2014_CCI</a> , defeating Miami&#39;s Slivia Fuentes 1-6, 6-2, 6-4 <a href="http://t.co/yrFK5mbCr4">pic.twitter.com/yrFK5mbCr4</a></p>&mdash; VT Women&#39;s Tennis (@VT_WTennis) <a href="https://twitter.com/VT_WTennis/status/528951564233621505">November 2, 2014</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

Tech was also victorious in the doubles B draw as Elena Cerezo-Codina and Sansitha Nandakumar pulled out a win over Clemson.

The Hokies have just one tournament remaining in the fall schedule with the Kitty Harrison Invite in Chapel Hill, NC on November 9.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Congrats to Elena and Sansitha winning Flight B doubles. They def Eidukonyte/Ruiz of Clemson 3-6, 7-5, 1-0 (12-10) <a href="http://t.co/qqyDyNr5Mc">pic.twitter.com/qqyDyNr5Mc</a></p>&mdash; VT Women&#39;s Tennis (@VT_WTennis) <a href="https://twitter.com/VT_WTennis/status/529012141966516224">November 2, 2014</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

Volleyball

Tech upset No. 21 Duke Sunday in Cassell Coliseum 3-2. Lindsey Owens led four Hokies with double digit kills finishing with 12.

That gives Tech (11-13, 4-7 ACC) its second win over a ranked opponent this season as the Hokies knocked over No. 12 Illinois back in September.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>The <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Hokies?src=hash">#Hokies</a> take down No. 21 Duke, 3-2 (18-25, 26-24, 19-25, 25-20, 15-10) on Sunday afternoon! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ItsGood2Be?src=hash">#ItsGood2Be</a> <a href="http://t.co/XxgwlgHYIt">pic.twitter.com/XxgwlgHYIt</a></p>&mdash; VT Volleyball (@VT_VBall) <a href="https://twitter.com/VT_VBall/status/529014408224460800">November 2, 2014</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

Wrestling

The 12th-ranked Hokies officially start the season next weekend but two individual wrestlers got an early start with some high profile exhibitions.

Devin Carter beat No. 20 C.J. Cobb while Joey Dance fell to No. 3 Alan Waters at the NWCA All-Star Classic In Philadelphia.

Also of note, Tech recently announced a unique series of matches to be held on campus in the gleaming new Moss Arts Center.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Tickets are now on sale for the <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Hokies?src=hash">#Hokies</a> 3 matches at the <a href="https://twitter.com/ArtscenteratVT">@ArtscenteratVT</a>. Visit <a href="http://t.co/tKuE0oogKr">http://t.co/tKuE0oogKr</a> to purchase. <a href="http://t.co/r63SfI5ymA">pic.twitter.com/r63SfI5ymA</a></p>&mdash; VT Wrestling (@VT_Wrestling) <a href="https://twitter.com/VT_Wrestling/status/525647970209767425">October 24, 2014</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>