This evening the No. 14 Virginia Tech Hokies soundly defeated the Longwood Lancers, 5-1. It was a solid game by VPI and a nice recovery performance after their hard fought match against the No. 1 Wake Forest Demon Deacons.
Back in the win column #Hokies ⚽️ advance to 5-1-2 on the season with 5-1 victory over Longwood pic.twitter.com/lI5H8FV15O— Virginia Tech Men’s Soccer (@HokiesMSoccer) September 19, 2018
The Virginia Tech Women’s Basketball team announced their schedule for the 2018-2019 season.
Tech's @accwbb slate announced by the league Tuesday afternoon. Everything you need to know ⤵️— Virginia Tech Women's Basketball (@HokiesWBB) September 18, 2018
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Virginia Tech’s own Mekhi Lewis will be representing the Hokies and the United States in the Junior World Championship being held in Slovakia from 21SEP - 24SEP. Mekhi is a redshirt freshmen from Bound Brook, NJ, and wrestles at 157 pounds.
Slovakia here we come! @M_lewiss22 @HokiesWrestling coming for the !! pic.twitter.com/oYvGnwe7EB— Jared Frayer (@AirFrayer) September 17, 2018
VT volunteer wrestling coach Ty Waltz won a bronze medal while representing the USA Men’s Team at the Medved International, held in Minsk, Belarus. This is his third earned medal while representing the United States.
Ty Walz (USA), with a takedown with 10 seconds to go, beats Valerii Andriitsev (Ukraine), 2-2 for the 97 kg bronze at Medved International pic.twitter.com/b6zHCNjuoL— USA Wrestling (@USAWrestling) September 15, 2018
Commonwealth Clash Update
There is still a long way to go with regards to the Commonwealth Clash, but check out their website here. Fans can vote on which athletic program they think will win the Clash for the 2018-2019 season! The Commonwealth Clash was started four years ago and assigns points to the various athletic endeavors that UVA and VT share. Currently the culmination of the last four years has the programs tied, 2-2. The Hokies have won the last two Commonwealth Clashes. Most recently VPI won 12.5-8.5.
College Football Power Rankings
The Hokies may be No. 13 in the AP and No. 10 in the Coaches poll, but they have been ranked as the No. 12 team in ESPN’s Power Rankings. The Fighting Gobblers find themselves bracketed by No. 11 Notre Dame and No. 13 Auburn.
Hokies Extend Offer to Speedster Football Recruit
Virginia Tech made an offer to WR Ahmari Huggins-Bruce. Ahmari doesn’t graduate high school until 2021, but has been described as the fastest 14 year old in America (He’s 15 now), running a 4.47 40-yard dash, heading into his sophomore year.
Beginning of a long journey, I want to thank the man above for all the things he’s got in store for me . Blessed and proud to say I received my first offer from Virginia Tech ! #GOHOKIES @VT_Football @CoachShibestVT @HolmonWiggins @CoachFuente pic.twitter.com/lZusORXZ8I— Ahmari Huggins (@ahmari_huggins) September 18, 2018
This past Sunday two former Virginia Tech defensive stars faced off against each other and took a moment to pose for a photograph. Kansas City’s Kendall Fuller had a solid game with seven total tackles and two passes defended while Pittsburgh’s Terrell Edmunds had four total tackles.