October 29, 2015
Hokies conclude regular season at Notre Dame
ACC Tournament berth on the line
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  • Alumni Stadium - 1,047

Virginia Tech closes out the 2015 regular season on Friday night, as the fifth-ranked Hokies travel to South Bend, Indiana to take on the 14th-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish. The match will be shown on ESPN3.

Entering Tonight’s Match

The Hokies enter the match 14-2-2 overall and 6-2-1 in conference action ... Notre Dame is 12-4-1 on the season and 5-4 in ACC play ... Tech is ranked fifth in both the NSCAA poll and TopDrawerSoccer.com polls ... Notre Dame is ranked 14th in the NSCAA poll and 12th in the TopDrawerSoccer.com poll.

Last Time Out: No. 7 Virginia Tech 4, Pittsburgh 2

The Hokies defeated Pittsburgh, 4-2, on Senior Day on Sunday … Laila Gray scored the Hokies’ first two goals and assisted on the third goal … Murielle Tiernan and Alani Johnson also netted goals for Tech.

Thank You, Seniors

This season’s senior class for the Hokies consists of five players, Ashley Meier, Jordan Coburn, Morgan Conklin, Courtney Stutts and Delia Maresco ... This talented quintet enters tonight’s match with an overall record of 62-19-6, for a .747 winning percentage ... This group has also made the NCAA Tournament in all three of their previous seasons and 5-2-1 NCAA Tournament record ... This group is the ninth-winningest senior class in Division I this season with 62 victories.

Our Newest Hokie

Head coach Chugger Adair relied heavily on associate head coach Drew Kopp and assistant coach Matt Gwilliam prior to the win over Duke, for a very good reason ... On Friday, Adair and his wife, Shelbylynn, welcomed the birth of their second child, son Austin Tate Adair ... Shelbylynn is an assistant coach on the Virginia Tech volleyball team.

Chugging Right Along

Virginia Tech head coach, Charles “Chugger” Adair, is now in his fifth season in charge of the Hokies ... He has a 76-27-7 overall record (.723) and a 28-20-4 record in ACC competition (.577).

The Hokies vs. Notre Dame

The Hokies are 2-2 all-time against Notre Dame ... The Fighting Irish defeated Tech, 2-0, in Blacksburg last season ... Tech is 0-1 in road games in the series and is 2-1 against the Irish under Chugger Adair ... Tech is 52-79-16 all-time against schools currently in the ACC and 46-61-13 in ACC games.

Hokies in the National Stats

Murielle Tiernan is fourth nationally in game-winning goals … She is 11th nationally in goals per game and 13th nationally in total goals … She is 22nd in points per game and 32nd in total points ... She leads the ACC in all five of those categories ... Jordan Coburn is 45th in total assists and 49th in assists per game... As a team, the Hokies are ninth in won-loss percentage, 10th in total goals, 12th in scoring offense, 20th in total points and 24th in points per game.

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