Hokies Play to Scoreless Tie with Tribe
Tech records 19 shots in stalemate
November 3, 2004 WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - The Virginia Tech men's soccer team recorded its first tie of the season in a 0-0 deadlock with William and Mary on November 3. The tie was Tech's first of the year and moves its record to 9-8-1 on the season. The two intrastate rivals battled evenly through the first half with both sides tallying five shots and one save. The second half saw the Hokies control most of the action. Tech took nine shots to William and Mary's one shot. The Hokies also held an advantage in the corner kick department, taking four in the second half to none for the Tribe. Four of Tech's nine shots were on goal, but all were saved by Tribe keeper Kris Rake. Despite Tech's tactical edge in the second half, the Hokies could not beat Rake and the match went to sudden death overtime. The teams played two more 10 minute periods, however, neither team was able to net the decisive goal. For the game, Tech outshot the Tribe 19-10 and held a 10-4 advantage in corner kicks. Tech goalie Chase Harrison recorded three saves while Rake tallied five. The Hokies wrap up their regular season on Nov. 6 when they travel to Raleigh to take on the N.C. State Wolfpack in a 2 p.m. ACC contest.