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Holloway impresses with lengthy punt return

11/6/2022 11:46:00 AM

Virginia Tech soccer went backwards and forwards with Georgia Tech on Saturday at Lane Stadium, and there have been some people who stood out statistically. For extra on their notable numbers, view beneath.
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Tucker Holloway had himself a day. The true freshman from Andrews, North Carolina had seven punt returns for 188 yards, etching his identify within the Virginia Tech document ebook for many punt return yards in a sport. He surpassed Antonio Freeman’s 164 yards in opposition to Pitt in 1994. His 90-yard punt return for a landing was the fourth-longest punt return rating at school historical past. Frank Loria holds the document at 95 yards in opposition to Miami in 1967.


Tech now has two video games this season through which it has scored on a punt return. The final time that occurred was in 2018 in opposition to each Florida State and Virginia.



The Hokies scored on offense, protection and particular groups in opposition to Georgia Tech. It was the primary time Tech scored on all three sides of the ball since a 59-7 win on Oct. 21, 2017 in opposition to North Carolina. It was the primary time the state of affairs resulted in a loss since falling to Syracuse 28-26 in 1998.


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The one-point loss was the second time this season Tech fell by the identical margin (22-21 at NC State on Oct. 27). It marked the sixth time at school historical past that Tech has had two one-point video games in the identical season, and it’s the first since 1969 through which the Hokies have misplaced back-to-back video games by some extent. Different seasons with a number of one-point video games had been 1992, 1987, 1974 and 1930. The Hokies at the moment are 21-24 in one-point video games.
Quarterbacks Grant Wells and Jason Brown and operating again Probability Black all tried a move within the sport. The final time three completely different gamers tried a move in a sport was final season in opposition to Virginia when quarterbacks Braxton Burmeister and Connor Blumrick and large receiver Tayvion Robinson every threw a move.

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