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Tech head coach Brent Pry and large receiver Da’Wain Lofton spoke with the media Tuesday

11/15/2022 1:47:00 PM

Virginia Tech soccer met with the media Tuesday for a press convention. Learn beneath to see what Tech head coach Brent Pry and large receiver Da’Wain Lofton.

Head coach Brent Pry 


Opening assertion:

“First, we have got a press release we ready collectively in regard to the College of Virginia and their soccer workforce. Very first thing I might prefer to say is that on behalf of the Virginia Tech program, our hearts exit to the households of the victims of this unspeakable tragedy two nights in the past. Our ideas and prayers are with Coach [Tony] Elliott, his employees, the Virginia soccer workforce and all the Charlottesville neighborhood throughout what I am certain is a really tough time. I am unable to think about what they are going by with the lack of these proficient younger males, Lavel Davis Jr., D’Sean Perry and Devin Chandler. We proceed to wish for Mike Hollins as he recovers. We prolong our unconditional love and help to the college. It is a reminder to me and all of us that life is valuable and a problem to like one another extra. Soccer is one thing that’s vital to all of us. It creates a brotherhood. We’re household and when one in every of us is hurting, all of us damage. I’ve hugged my circle of relatives. I’ve felt so near our workforce by all of this these final 24 hours. UVA was right here for us in 2007 and we’re right here for them now. It is larger than soccer. Coach Elliott and I texted yesterday morning. Our hearts exit to them.”


On what he mentioned to his workforce:

“We’ve not met as a workforce but. We’re off Mondays, so I despatched out a message to our workforce yesterday afternoon early after which we will focus on it at the moment. That is first on the listing for our workforce assembly at the moment. It is exhausting, I imply, I noticed a variety of our guys yesterday and I do know you may’t assist however take into consideration if this was our workforce, if it was three or 4 of our gamers. To know what we might be going by, it hits house that approach and so it is a very robust scenario. I used to be a part of a tragedy much like this on the College of Memphis. We misplaced a participant within the season however we will maintain our workforce shut and it is on our minds of everyone, each participant that got here by and each employees member. There are such a lot of connections to our program by our gamers, our coaches. This does hit near house there.”


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Large receiver Da’Wain Lofton
On the College of Virginia:
“It has been a really tragic scenario. With it being so near right here, my household has been calling me to test on me. Simply to guarantee that every thing has been going nicely. It has been exhausting to give attention to soccer realizing that these children had brilliant futures.”
On how this adjustments his perspective with the workforce’s file:
“You simply have to return in day by day and put in work to get higher every day as a result of that is all you are able to do.”

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