Virginia Tech News: Football recruiting, baseball sweeps, softball & more

There was a lot happening around Virginia Tech sports over the weekend.
Duke v Virginia Tech
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In this edition of Virginia Tech News, another football recruit locks in his visit dates, the baseball sweeps their first home series of the season, the softball team has a good weekend in Georgia, and more.

Football commit locks in visit date at Virginia Tech

Several football commits recently locked in their visit dates to Virginia Tech and one more announced on X his date. Three-star lineman Nathaniel Wright, who visited back in September, will return to campus from June 21-23.

Here is a list of some of the other recruits who already locked their visit dates to Blacksburg.

Softball wins four games in Georgia

The Hokies improved to 12-3-1 this season after winning four out of five games at Georgia over the weekend. They swept Radford, beat Dartmouth once and split with Georgia, winning the first game Friday night, 5-4.

Virginia Tech trailed the Bulldogs, 3-2, after five innings, but rallied with two runs in the sixth and one in the seventh. Addy Greene had two home runs and two RBI for the Hokies and Cameron Fagan added two hits. Trinity Martin drove in two runs for Tech. They return home to host Notre Dame next weekend in their first ACC series of the season.

Baseball sweeps Rhode Island

Virginia Tech opened the home portion of their schedule this past weekend with a sweep of Rhode Island. Over the three games, the Hokies put up 39 runs on the Rams with 18 on Friday and another 14 Sunday. Tuesday they head to Radford for a non-conference game before hosting Stony Brook next weekend for a three-game series.

Women track team claim third straight ACC Indoor Championship

The Hokies women's indoor track team captured their third straight ACC Indoor Championship over the weekend in Boston. Barbara Malikova won the 400, Chiara Sistermann won the pole vault and Lindsey Butler captured the 800.

The Hokies finished with 92 points and were followed by Clemson, Notre Dame, Duke, and Florida State.

On the men's side, they finished third with 82 points behind North Carolina (93 points), Florida State (84 points) and ahead of Clemson (81 points) and Virginia (64 points). Judson Lincoln won the 400 for the Hokies and was part of the winning 4x400 relay team.