In this edition of Virginia Tech News, a power-forward basketball recruit makes his decision, the volleyball team returns to the court, and more.
Nic Codie makes college decision
Four-star power forward Nic Codie made his decision Thursday night and along with Virginia Tech, the other finalists were Houston, Texas, SMU, Auburn, LSU, and Miami. In the end, Codie decided to remain in his home state and attend the University of Texas.
Currently, for the Class of 2024, the Hokies hold commitments from Ryan Jones and Tyler Johnson. Codie would have been a nice addition for head coach Mike Young and his staff.
Virginia Tech volleyball heads to North Carolina
The Hokies volleyball team hits the road this weekend with a pair of matchups in North Carolina. Friday night, the Hokies will visit Chapel Hill to play North Carolina. Sunday, they will travel down the road to Durham and take on Duke.
After starting the season strong, the Hokies have struggled since ACC play began. After losing last Sunday at Virginia, 3-2, in a Commonwealth Battle, Virginia Tech is 2-10 in ACC play with six matches remaining and 12-11 overall. A good weekend in North Carolina is needed for the Hokies.
Virginia Tech wrestling getting preseason love
The 2023-24 wrestling season begins this weekend for Virginia Tech when they take part in the Southeast Open in Salem, Virginia. Before they hit the mat, the Hokies ranked high on some preseason polls. Virginia Tech is ranked No. 2 by InterMat, No. 4 by Flowrestling, and No. 5 by the National Wrestling Coaches Assocation.
In wrestling recruiting news, the Hokies got a commitment from Noah Nininger.
Mitchell earns ACC honors for women’s soccer
Hokies sophomore midfielder Natalie Mitchell was named to the All-ACC Third Team for the 2023 season. She scored match-winning goals in conference play against Boston College and Miami.