Amid the football issues, there were some really good pieces of news for Hokie sports fans. Both of the soccer teams made their respective ACC playoffs, and the tournament has started. The women played their first match today, and the final was unknown at the first assembly of this article.
Both of the teams head into their playoffs with solid wins, and the home field advantage for
The ACC Women’s Soccer Tournament was seeded which left them to face #7 Carolina:
Less than an hour ago, the women’s team fell 2-0 in a disappointing first round exit courtesy of the UNC Tar Heels.
UNC with a breakaway goal in the 89th minute to put the match away. Tech will await its NCAA postseason fate. Selection show is Nov. 5. pic.twitter.com/Wq1fnOUYZ3— Virginia Tech Women's Soccer (@HokiesWSoccer) October 28, 2018
The Hokie Women will have to wait to see if their record is good enough for entry into the NCAA tournament.
This is the best ACC performance for Hokie Women’s Soccer in quite a while. They made it a conference .500 by shutting out Louisville for the last match of the regular season. Their overall 9-7-3 record was an improvement over last season and certainly since 2015 in the ACC.
Men’s soccer ended entered the final match of the season against Duke but unfortunately couldn’t find the net. They fell to the ACC Duke Blue Devils 2-0 on Friday Oct 26.
Not the result we wanted tonight but we'll be back at Thompson Field on Wednesday, Oct. 31 when we host a First Round ACC match pic.twitter.com/K5f0rxnFXg— Virginia Tech Men’s Soccer (@HokiesMSoccer) October 27, 2018
The men’s team had a good enough ACC record at 3-4-1 for a 7th seed and a first round home field advantage for the ACC Men’s Soccer Tournament that starts on Halloween. Treats, please, no tricks, thank you. Their overall record of 9-5-3 might net them some good consideration for the NCAA tournament, as well.
The end of the season has been particularly tough on the Volleyball team. First they dropped a match to Miami, and then their effort against Florida State didn’t materialize.
Tech has setback at Miami (Fla.)— Virginia Tech Volleyball (@HokiesVB) October 27, 2018
• Tolbert turns in double-digit kills for third straight match
• Mitchell dishes out 27 assists on B-day
• Robinson totals a new career high in kills for second consecutive match
» https://t.co/otwZfC18BX#FuelTheFire | #Hokies pic.twitter.com/riBjOzmaI3
Florida State wins the third set 25-23 and the match 3-0— Virginia Tech Volleyball (@HokiesVB) October 28, 2018
Tech falls to 13-11 (4-8 ACC) and will be back at home next for Homecoming
Smith tallies 13 kills and seven digs while Mitchell has a near double-double with 35 assists and eight digs#FuelTheFire | #Hokies
The team still has six more match ups against major ACC opponents before the season wraps. There is some time to make up some ground. Tech is 13-11 overall, but still having stuggles in the ACC. In any case the record this season is a huge improvement over the 10-21 effort from 2017. They should be proud of the effort and improvement!
This came out from VT_Football. It pretty much sums the situation up.