Hokies travel to Raleigh to take on No.  22 NC State

Hokies travel to Raleigh to take on No. 22 NC State

BLACKSBURG – The Virginia Tech girls’s soccer group will travel to Raleigh, NC to take on North (*22*) State on Thursday, Sept. 22 at 7:00 pm Thursday’s match towards NC State will air dwell on ACC Network Extra. Virginia Tech leads the collection towards NC State 10-5-1.

Thursday, September 8 – 6pm
Dail Soccer Stadium, Raleigh, NC
vs. NC State (6-1-3, 1-0)

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On the Comeback (6-2-1, 0-1): Virginia Tech began the season off robust going 5-0-1 of their first six matches. The Hokies fell quick to Pitt (4-1) in final Friday’s recreation at Thompson Field, the group’s second lack of the season. The Panthers have been in a position to come out with an early lead within the third minute of the match to rating 1-0. The Hokies have been in a position to reply with a penalty kick aim from Emmalee McCarter within the thirty ninth minute, McCarter’s first aim of the season. Pittsburgh pulled forward rapidly with three targets in eight minutes, ending the match 4-1. The Hokies have been in a position to maintain a shot benefit over Pittsburgh all through the match 19-15. Goalkeeper Lauren Hargrove blocked eight of 12 photographs on aim.

Last 15 Minutes (6-1-3, 1-0): #22 NC State defeated Wake Forest in a 2-1 comeback victory on Sunday in Raleigh. Trailing 1-0 on the half, the Wolfpack got here again within the remaining 13 minutes to win the sport 2-1. Alexis Strickland scored the game-winning aim within the 83rd minute, her third aim of the season. Similarly, the NC State was in a position to safe the win over Elon with a aim within the 77th minute (2-1). The Wolfpack defeated VCU 2-1 with lead scorer Jameese Joseph scoring within the 86th minute. NC State has scored 16 targets this season with an excellent quantity of targets in every half. The Hokies know the way to put strain on within the remaining minutes of the match, defeating Elon (5-1) with a aim within the 84th minute. Emma Pelkowski scored the sport aim towards William and Mary within the 83rd minute of the sport (4-3).

Evenly Matched Players: Goalkeepers Lauren Hargrove (Tech) and Maria Echezarreta (NC State) are at the moment tied for third within the ACC rankings for the variety of saves. Both gamers have saved 27 photographs this season with Hargrove averaging 3.38 saves per recreation, in contrast to Echezarreta who’s averaging 2.70 saves per recreation. Natalie Mitchell (Hokies) and Jameese Joseph (Wolfpack) are carefully matched within the ACC in variety of photographs. Joseph is at the moment ranked second with 37 shot averaging 3.70 photographs per recreation, adopted by Mitchell in third with 36 photographs and averaging 4 photographs per recreation. Joseph is tied with Virginia Tech’s Taylor Price and Tori Powell with 5 targets and two assists this season.

Deep into the Net: Virginia Tech has made 170 photographs this season whereas holding opponents down to 74 photographs. NC State has gone evenly matched with the group’s opponents at 117 photographs. The Wolfpack has stored its opponents down to solely eight targets this season, however the group is just averaging 1.6 targets per recreation. Tech has made 24 targets this season averaging 2.67 per recreation and has scored 4 or extra targets in three video games.

• The Hokies will travel to Wake Forest in Winston-Salem, NC on Sunday, Sept. 25 at 5:00 pm

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