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    August 31, 2012
    Women's soccer set for Mount St. Mary's and American this weekend
    No. 13 Hokies host the Mount Friday and travel to American Sunday
    Thompson Field - 68712T
    Mount St. Mary's000
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    • No. 13 Virginia Tech returns home for a 7 p.m. matchup against Mount St. Mary’s before heading to Washington, D.C., to take on the American Eagles Sunday at 1 p.m.

    FRIDAY’S GAME

    • The Hokies open the weekend against Mount St. Mary’s Friday at 7 p.m.

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

    • This is the third team that Virginia Tech is facing for the first time this season

    SUNDAY’S GAME

    • Virginia Tech closes the weekend on the road against American at 1 p.m.

    • This is the eighth meeting between the Hokies and Eagles

    THE SERIES

    • This marks the eighth meeting between the two teams and the Hokies lead 5-1-1

    • The series dates back to 1994 where Virginia Tech recorded a 1-0 shutout in Blacksburg

    • The Hokies are 2-1-0 in D.C.

    MANNING EARNS HARDEE’S STAR OF THE WEEK HONOR

    • Junior Ashley Manning was named Virginia Tech’s Hardee’s Star of the Week Monday, Aug. 27

    • The forward was a big part of success at the Husker Classic

    • She scored the final two goals in the 3-2 overtime win against Nebraska and played 38 minutes in the 1-0 shutout against Iowa State

    WHERE WAS COLPITTS?

    • On Wednesday, Aug. 8 at 5:30 a.m., Dayle Colpitts departed for Japan with her Canadian U-20 National Team to

    prepare for the 2012 FIFA U-20 World Cup

    • The World Cup is scheduled for Aug. 19 to Sept. 8 in five cities across Japan

    • The junior starter will missed the first four games this season

    • Colpitts returned on Friday, Aug. 30 just in time to head out to practice with her Hokies

    ACC IN JAPAN

    • Several ACC women’s soccer players are representing their home country at the 2012 FIFA U-20 World Cup

    • Here is the list of student-athletes that are missing the start of the 2012 season:

    • Bryane Heaberlin (North Carolina) (USA)

    • Dayle Colpitts (Virginia Tech) (Canada) *returned Aug. 30th

    • Crystal Dunn (North Carolina) (USA)

    • Katie Stengel (Wake Forest) (USA)

    • Kealie Ohai (North Carolina) (USA)

    • Morgan Brian (Virginia) (USA)

    • Mollie Pathman (Duke) (USA)

    • Kassey Kallman (Florida State) (USA)

    • Kelly Cobb (Duke) (USA)

    • Steve Swanson (Virginia’s Head Coach) (USA)

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