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

Published by the Virginia Tech Athletics Department • Inside Hokie Sports (ISSN 8750-9148, periodical postage paid at Blacksburg, VA 24060 and additional mailing offices) covers Virginia Tech athletics and is published six times annually. The publisher is the Virginia Tech Athletics Department, 21 Beamer Way, Blacksburg, VA 24061. Mail all address changes, written inquiries and complaints to Virginia Tech Athletic Fund, P.O. Box 10307, Blacksburg, VA 24062-0307 or call 540-231-6618. Inside Hokie Sports assumes no responsibility for companies and persons who advertise in this publication. Reproduction of contents in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited. Publisher does not guarantee accuracy of information contained in any advertisement. ATTN POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Virginia Tech Athletic Fund, P.O. Box 10307, Blacksburg, VA 24062-0307. Printed by Worth Higgins & Associates of Richmond, Virginia. John Sours Designer Dave Knachel Photographer Contributor Clay Brunner Virginia Tech Sports Properties February 2022 Vol. 14, No. 4 *To advertise with Virginia Tech athletics or Inside Hokie Sports, contact Kyler Pilling at Virginia Tech Sports Properties— 540-418-6307 contents 2 A Word from Whit 3 Donor Spotlight 4 After beating cancer on her own, Mary Griffin continues the fight 6 Head Coach Brent Pry discusses coaching staff, recruiting & more 12 Get to Know the Coaching Staff! 14 Skiera ready to hit the ground running in her first season in Blacksburg 18 Hurney’s Home 24 Early Arrival 27 Monogram Club News 29 Inside the Huddle 3 4 6 12 2 18 24 29 14