Inside HOKIE SPORTS | Vol. 14 No. 6 | June 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 Christopher Fair Virginia Tech Sports Properties June 2022 Vol. 14, No. 6 *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 Tech excels in postseason competition 6 A Multitude of Recognition 8 Hokies on constant climb in Learfield Director’s Cup race 9 Hokies conquer the Commonwealth! 10 Striving for success outside of competition 12 Bridging the Divide 15 Molding well-rounded Hokies 16 Pro Hokies 18 Enshrined in Excellence 19 Tech Athletics plants solid digital footprint 20 Athletics continues to Reach for Excellence 22 Hokies enjoy benefit of enhanced facilities 24 Maintaining the best environment for fans 27 Advancing with the times for student-athletes 28 Monogram Club News 6 2 9 10 12 15 29 16 12 27 24 20 18