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August 24, 2012
Women's soccer set for the Husker Classic
Hokies take on Nebraska and Iowa State this weekend
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No. 16 Virginia Tech hits the road for the first time this season for the Husker Classic

FRIDAY’S GAME

• The Hokies open the Husker Classic against Nebraska Friday at 6 p.m.

• The teams are meeting for the second time in program history

• Virginia Tech has never played in the state of Nebraska

THE SERIES

• This marks the second meeting between the two teams

• The two teams first meeting was last season at the Hilton Garden Inn Hokie Invitational here in Blacksburg

• The Hokies fell to the Huskers in a 4-3 double-overtime match

SATURDAY’S GAME

• Virginia Tech closes out the Husker Classic with a 10:30 a.m. matchup against Iowa State

• The teams are meeting for the first time in program history

LAST TIME OUT

• Virginia Tech opened is 2012 season last weekend, hosting the Hilton Garden Inn Hokie Invitational

• The Hokies swept the invitational with a 1-0 double-overtime win over UNC Wilmington and a 2-0 win over

Richmond

• The Hokies out shot their opponents 30-12 and took 13 corner kicks

NEW BEGINNINGS

• The Hokies are facing five teams this season that have never faced Virginia Tech in women’s soccer

• Virginia Tech opened its season against UNC Wilmington, which was the first meeting between the two teams

• The Hokies will face Iowa State, Mount St. Mary’s, Illinois and Oklahoma later this season

AUGUST SUCCESS

• The Hokies are 18-8-3 all-time in the month of August

• Virginia Tech has outscored its opponents 71-28 in those games

• The Hokies are 12-1-3 at home in the month of August

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