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Punt returner will don No. 25 jersey Saturday





Soccer
11/10/2022 7:00:00 PM

BLACKSBURG – Virginia Tech soccer’s Tucker Holloway will don the No. 25 jersey on Saturday at Duke, after he was advised in a group assembly Thursday afternoon.

Holloway will put on the enduring quantity for the primary time of his profession, marking the seveth Hokie this season to rock it for the primary time (Ny’Quee Hawkins, Peter Moore, Nasir Peoples, P.J. Prioleau, William Ross, Justin Pollock).

“Carrying No. 25 is an honor,” Holloway stated. “There’s a legacy of excellence in relation to carrying that quantity. I am grateful for the coaches who selected me to put on it, and it may be superior put on the No. 25 jersey on Saturday in opposition to Duke.”

 

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In his second begin as Tech’s punt returner, the true freshman made fairly the splash in opposition to Georgia Tech, racking up 188 punt return yards to be probably the most in a single sport in class historical past. A giant cause for that yardage got here from one play, a 90-yarder to the home for his first profession landing.

Tech retired Frank Beamer’s No. 25 jersey in 2002, and for the reason that begin of the 2016 season, the Hokies have been paying homage to Tech’s legacy of excellence on particular groups by deciding on a distinct particular groups athlete every week to put on the honorary Beamer 25 jersey. For extra data on who has worn it previously.

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