Inside HOKIE SPORTS | Vol. 12 No. 6 | June 2020

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. SUBSCRIPTION PRICES: $37.95 for one year (six issues) and $69.95 for two years. Mail all subscription inquiries, renewals, address changes, written inquiries and complaints to Inside Hokie Sports, Jamerson Athletic Center, Virginia Tech, 21 Beamer Way, Blacksburg, VA 24061 or call (540) 231-6726. 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 Inside Hokie Sports, P.O. Box 11101, Blacksburg, VA, 24061-1101. Printed by Worth Higgins & Associates of Richmond, Virginia contents Jimmy Robertson Dave Knachel Editor Photographer John Sours Contributors Designer April Goode—Hokie Club Rachel Mydosh—Virginia Tech Sports Properties *To advertise with Virginia Tech athletics or Inside Hokie Sports, contact Kyler Pilling at Virginia Tech Sports Properties—540-418-6307 June 2020 Vol. 12, No. 6 14 2 Hokie Club News 8 From the Editor’s Desk Hamilton hopes experience and work ethic enough for Tech defense to overcome lack of spring practice 10 Behind the Mic—Jon Laaser Recent events should force society to listen, to pay attention, and to change 12 Top 10 of 2019-20 Tech’s win over Michigan State in Maui headlines the list 14 2019-20 Athlete of the Year Peter Seufer’s three ACC gold medals and All-America recognition in track and cross country lead to him being the Athlete of the Year 16 2019-20 Sport-By-Sport Season Review A breakdown how of how each sport fared this past season (excluding spring sports, whose seasons ended because of COVID-19) 27 Monogram Club 10 12 16 27