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Tech head coach Brent Pry and extensive receiver Kaleb Smith communicate with the media following Saturday’s recreation versus Georgia Tech

11/5/2022 4:00:00 PM

Virginia Tech soccer met with the media following Saturday’s recreation versus Georgia Tech. Learn under to see what Tech head coach Brent Pry and extensive receiver Kaleb Smith needed to say.
Head coach Brent Pry 
Opening assertion:
“I simply wish to thank the followers, a 2-6 staff that is working by means of some stuff, struggling to win a recreation. The best way the followers come out and journey to Blacksburg. I see the households; I see the Hokie Stroll. The best way they’re supporting us, that is one of many causes that is such a particular place. We will want them to do that. It is excellent, with the perfect fan base in our league. It was the Corridor of Fame recreation, and to have Coach [Bruce] Arians, Vince [Hall], Kam [Chancellor] and Mike Gentry, to have these guys again on the town was particular for all of us. To have [Bruce] Arians communicate with the staff, it simply reveals how particular this place actually is. We had a ton of recruits right here and it means so much to have that stadium packed. I do know everyone seems to be upset and I really feel dangerous for the gamers. I’m upset for our followers. I’m upset for our letterman and our teaching employees. Nevertheless it begins on the prime with me, I’ve to personal up for this loss. Each week we’re discovering a approach to not play nicely sufficient to win a recreation. We did some actually good issues right this moment and we did some issues we completely can not do. I give credit score to Georgia Tech. It was an excellent battle. We did not make performs once we wanted to. We let momentum slide once we should not have. We’ll get there. It is a course of, a course of that we imagine in and that we will persist with. There are such a lot of good classes and so many issues to be inspired about. I’ve to come clean with this, it begins with me. I’ve to guarantee that we’re doing the appropriate issues.”
On what he thinks went flawed within the second half:
“We talked about it once more, clearly with NC State, we want to have the ability to shut a recreation out. It is laborious to imagine we had been really nearer to doing that this week than final. We had been within the crimson zone, in area purpose vary to go up two scores. Or probably punch it in and be up three scores. We turned the ball over. We did not come out the identical means we did the primary half or convert and get the ball down the sphere. The momentum when it switches, we’ve got to win it proper again. I’ve to do a greater job at calling performs defensively. We now have to be aggressive with our mindset.”
Large receiver Kaleb Smith
On Tucker Holloway:
“Tucker [Holloway] might be, in my profession, probably the most proficient and particular freshman that I’ve seen. It has been one thing that we have seen he arrived right here in January. It hasn’t been an enormous shock to us, we’re 100% excited for his future and what he can deliver to this staff.”
On the motivation going ahead:
“All of it comes all the way down to how we wish to finish our season. As dangerous as its been at instances, we nonetheless management how we finish it. And I am hoping that each one the frustration and all the trend, that we are able to tackle to our subsequent opponent.”

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