Inside HOKIE SPORTS | Vol. 14 No. 4 | February 2022

26 Inside Hokie Sports “Life goes by fast; you just have to enjoy it day-to-day,” D’Amour said. The Hokies are primed for another deep postseason run, coming off a memorable and historic 2021 season. The NFCA Mid-Atlantic Staff of the Year returns the majority of their starting lineup, including AllAmerican Keely Rochard, from the 2021 squad and adds a talented Arrival Early group of newcomers set to make an impact during the 2022 season. Tech opens the 2022 season in Leesburg, Fla. on Feb. 11, taking on Wisconsin in the inaugural Northern Lights/Southern Nights Tournament. The Hokies are back in Tech Softball Park beginning on March 9, hosting Norfolk State in a doubleheader. Continued from page 25