Located in the center of the Virginia Tech athletics complex, the facility ranks as one of the finest for both lacrosse and soccer in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The squad also makes use of a turf practice field, a brand-new weight room as well as a new locker room, putting the Hokies in position to compete with the best, both on the field and off.Read more
A young program in a powerful conference, the Virginia Tech lacrosse team has taken strides toward success over the past couple seasons. Tech has put together back-to-back 10-win seasons for the first time in program history, while also knocking off ranked conference opponents in each of the last two seasons. The Hokies set a new mark at Thompson Field in 2012, earning their first ever win over a top-10 team as well as in-state rival Virginia, knocking off the No. 7 Cavaliers in overtime en-route to a program-best 7-2 record.View the PDF record book
The Virginia Tech athletics department has enjoyed unprecedented success since joining the Atlantic Coast Conference, living up to the three simple goals within its own mission statement: To strive for excellence in academics, to strive for excellence in competition, and to strive for excellence in the personal development of student-athletes as productive members of society.
At Virginia Tech, student-athletes don't just play sports. Hokies have the advantages of top-notch services to prepare them for action on the field and for life after graduation.
Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech takes a hands-on, engaging approach to education.Virginia Tech quickfacts
(Pictured: 2007 ACC Champions)
Since joining the ACC in the 2004-05 season, the Hokie softball team has advanced to the championship game of the ACC Tournament four times, winning the title twice. The Hokies ran the table in 2007 in Tallahassee, Fla., beating Georgia Tech to claim their first title (read story), and then repeated in 2008, beating NC State in the finals to claim back-to-back titles.
(Pictured: Hokies celebrate after beating Team USA in 2008)
In 2008, the Hokies were the media darlings of the softball world after pulling one of the greatest upsets in sports history, beating the U.S. Olympic Team 1-0 to snap a 185-game pre-Olympic exhibition tour winning streak (read story). Later that year, the Hokies rallied to beat Michigan twice on the road to advance to the team’s first Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City (read story).×
(Pictured: Jenna Rhodes, 2009 All-American)
Pitcher Angela Tincher won just about every award possible in her time here, including the National Player of the Year Award in 2008. She was a three-time All-American and led the Hokies to new heights during her time in Blacksburg. Jenna Rhodes was a third-team All-American in 2009 after hitting .474 with 49 stolen bases as a senior. Numerous other Hokies have won state, conference and regional honors, both for their work on the field and in the classroom. View the full list here.×