Hokies at Home: Virginia Tech Athletics features six contests in four days

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Hokie Nation will have plenty of opportunities to root for the Hokies starting Thursday through the weekend as men’s and women’s soccer, swimming and diving, and volleyball host their respective contests.
Kicking off the four-day stretch of Hokie-hosted sporting events is women’s soccer, as they continue conference play against Duke Thursday at 7 p.m. ET.
To jumpstart the weekend, men’s soccer will hit the pitch at Thompson Field for its Smithfield Commonwealth Clash against Virginia, and volleyball will serve up Notre Dame inside Cassell Coliseum, with both matchups starting at 6 p.m.
Moving from land to sea on Saturday, swimming and diving are set to host another team of Blue Devils at 2 p.m. at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center in its meet against Duke.
Lastly, to finish out the weekend, fans can catch another pair of Hokies games, with volleyball hosting Louisville at 1 p.m. and women’s soccer versus Miami at 3 p.m. to round out their Sunday.


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Fans are encouraged to arrive early and enjoy the various promotions at each event. Read below for a breakdown of all gameday experience elements:


Thursday, Oct. 19 

Women’s Soccer vs. Duke – 7 p.m. at Thompson Field

1. Socctoberfest. Enjoy fall festival games, activities, and in-game elements! Take your turn at various carnival games on the concourse before the action begins for your chance to win a prize. 

2. ACC Unity Game. The Hokies join the ACC in celebrating fall Unity Week, designed to showcase the commitment to social justice and equity by the ACC and its member institutions. This year’s Unity Week is intended to bring awareness to social injustice while also challenging us to get involved in activities or education that promote unity and connect with people and organizations that affect positive change in our communities. The theme for 2023-24 Unity Week is “civic engagement”.

3. Senior Day. Join us during pregame as we recognize #21 Averi Visage and #1 Alia Skinner for their contributions to the program throughout their careers as Hokies!


Friday, Oct. 20

Men’s Soccer vs. Virginia – 6 p.m. at Thompson Field

1. Commonwealth Clash. Join us as the Hokies take on in-state rival Virginia and battle in the Commonwealth Clash presented by Smithfield!

2. Fan Giveaway. The first 500 fans will receive a Commonwealth Clash shaker and the…

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