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Hokie Sports Round-Up 8 Aug 2021

Men’s soccer continue their march up the polls while the women add to the win column. VT volleyball continues their resurgence and the cross country team dominates!

NCAA SOCCER: NOV 09 ACC Play-In Game - NC State v Virginia Tech Photo by Andy Mead/YCJ/Icon SMI/Corbis/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Men’s Soccer

Over the last week the Virginia Tech Hokies participated in the NC State Tournament and improved to 2-0-2 on the season. First, they defeated the UCF Golden Nights, 2-1. They then faced off against the No. 20 Seton Hall Pirates who they tied 3-3 after double overtime. Their efforts resulted in VT earning the No. 6 spot in the United Soccer Coaches Poll. This weekend they travel to Durham, NC and challenge another top-25 program, the No. 19 Duke Blue Devils (available to stream on ACCN Extra),.

Women’s Soccer

The women of Virginia Tech traveled to Harrisonburg, VA for the Fairfield by Marriott Invitational. The Hokies won their bout against JMU, 3-2, but fell to No. 9 Santa Clara, 0-2. VT now sits at 4-2 on the season. Thursday, they host Villanova (available to stream on ACCN Extra), at Thompson Field before traveling to Columbia, SC to face the No. 12 Gamecocks.

Volleyball

Virginia Tech improved to 5-1 on the season after going 2-1 at the UNF Invitational. VT collected wins against Georgia State and Davidson but suffered their first loss against North Florida. This weekend the Hokies head to Chattanooga, TN for the Chattanooga Classic. This Friday they face Troy. On Saturday they square up against Chattanooga before wrapping the weekend up against Tennessee Tech on Sunday.

Cross Country

Both the men and women of VT dominated during the Virginia Tech invitational! The women place eight in the top ten while the men earned nine out of the top ten. The women swept places two through five and the men earned all the accolades minus P7.