As John noted earlier this week, the Hokies fell during the second round in a heartbreaking OT loss to the Clemson Tigers. Read the whole story here. As noted in the Tweet below, Virginia Tech has won seven of their last 11. Now all eyes are on the post-season. The NCAA Tournament selection show is this Monday at 7 PM eastern. The optimist / homer in me wants to believe that the stronger performance towards the end of the season might allow the Hokies to sneak in, but the realist in me thinks that another strong run in the WNIT is more likely. WE SHALL SEE.
“Virginia Tech came in here and played like a postseason team.”— Virginia Tech Women's Basketball (@HokiesWBB) March 11, 2019
@debbieantonelli keepin’ it
We’d also add, that same team won 7️⃣ of its last 1️⃣1️⃣ games in the toughest conference in @accwbb
This past weekend the Hokies hosted the ACC Tournament in Blacksburg. Virginia Tech finished second with 86 points while N.C. State won the ACC with 93.5 points. Virginia only scored 27.5 (**snicker**). Zavatsky, McFadden, and Lewis all won their respective ACC individual titles and VPI is sending nine scrappers to the NCAA Championship Tournament! The Championship will be held 21 March through 23 March. ESPN will be streaming every match, so be sure to check in on the stream. Fantastic work gentlemen!
The Hokies are having a hard time with ranked teams this season. They faced No. 18 USC, 11-13, before recovering to defeat Fresno State, 15-8. VPI’s robust non-conference schedule continues when they host No. 13 Denver this Sunday.
Road dub— Virginia Tech Lacrosse (@HokiesLax) March 12, 2019
We're headed back tonight with our fifth win of the season pic.twitter.com/NUKGdC021w
Virginia Tech won the series against Georgia Tech, taking the first and third games, but falling, 10-7, in game two. This weekend they continue their conference slate when they travel to Raleigh to take on the Wolfpack. VT’s performance thus far has earned them their first appearance in the ESPN / USA Softball Top 25 in four years! Keep up the good work ladies!