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HokieSports Weekly: Jan. 23-29, 2023

HokieSports Weekly: Jan.  23-29, 2023

Check out what is on the docket for the Hokies at home, the latest news from Blacksburg and how things played out last week for Tech.


Monday, Jan. 23

Men’s basketball vs. Duke – Cassell Coliseum @ 7 pm ET (Black Out) (Sold out, but fans can purchase on StubHub – the official secondary market of Virginia Tech Athletics)

Friday, Jan. 27

Women’s tennis vs. Queens (Charlotte) – Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center @ 3 pm
No. 8 Wrestling vs. Pitt – Cassell Coliseum @ 7 pm (Family Game Night)

Saturday, Jan. 28
Men’s basketball vs. Syracuse – Cassell Coliseum @ 7 pm (Coaches vs. Cancer)

Sunday, Jan. 28
Women’s tennis vs. East Tennessee State – Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center @ 10 am
Women’s tennis vs. Davidson – Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center @ 4 pm


Turning in a mark of 14′ 7.25″ (4.45 meters) in the pole vault at the Virginia Tech Invitational, track and field’s Julia Fixsen came in first nationally with that mark and earned ACC Field Performer of the Week.

No. 12 women’s basketball went up north to face off against the Pitt Panthers on Thursday and walked out victorious 69-62, led by junior Georgia Amoore’s team-high 21 points. Senior Elizabeth Kitley and graduate student Taylor Soule also recorded double-doubles in the win.

Senior women’s tennis player Sophie Mitchell sat down to answer some questions on Thursday. Mitchell claimed a doubles win at the Tribe Invitational this past fall.

Track & field hosted the Hokie Invitational over the weekend and had many top-notch finishes at Rector Field House.

No. 8 wrestling took down No. 5 NC State 16-14 in front of a record-breaking crowd (5,943) Friday night. The Hokies won six out of 10 bouts – including the highlighted return of No. 6 Bryce Andonian – to start 1-0 in conference competition.

Swim & dive traveled to University Park, Pennsylvania on Saturday to face off against Penn State and the men’s and women’s squads came out victorious 172-121 and 155-140, respectively. The Hokies collected 23 first-place wins and broke 10 pool records in the process.

No. 12 women’s basketball capped off the week with a 74-57 win over Wake Forest on Sunday. Kitley dominated the entire game, racking up a 28 point, 12 rebound double-double, all while becoming the program’s all-time leader in field goals made (704).


Wednesday, Jan. 18
Men’s basketball vs. Virginia – L, 78-68

Thursday, Jan. 19
Women’s basketball at Pitt – W, ​​69-62

Friday, Jan. 20
Track & Field – Hokie Invitational (no team score)
No. 8 Wrestling vs. No. 5 NC State – W, ​​16-14

Saturday, Jan. 21
Track & Field – Hokie Invitational (no team score)
Swim & Dive at Penn State (Men’s) – W, ​​172-121
Swim & Dive at Penn State (Women’s) – W, ​​155-140
Men’s basketball at Clemson – L, 51-50

Sunday, Jan. 22
Women’s basketball vs. Wake Forest – W, ​​74-57

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