The “Moments of Excellence” campaign will serve as a look back to the historic highlights and memorable accomplishments in Tech Athletics during 2022. Each varsity sport program will have an outstanding moment featured during December on the official Virginia Tech Athletics website and @HokieSports social media properties. Fans can visit the Hokies’ social media directory to stay in contact with Tech Athletics and their favorite sports teams.
Virginia Tech men’s track and field claimed their first 4x100m relay ACC title in school history at the 2022 ACC Outdoor Championships with a school record time of 38.69, serving as the men’s outdoor track and field Moment of Excellence.
THAT’S HOW YOU OPEN THE EVENING 🦃🔥🔥🔥
🤯 No. 3 in the country
🤯 Facility record
🤯 Meet record
🤯 School record
🤯 First 4x100m ACC title in school history pic.twitter.com/RtL6ZoKie9
— Virginia Tech Track & Field (@HokiesTFXC) May 14, 2022
Recap: Track and Field | 5/14/2022 10:00:00 PM
DURHAM, N.C. — Cole Beck of Virginia Tech visited the podium three times on Saturday en route to winning the men’s most valuable performer on the track at the 2022 ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Morris Williams Stadium on the campus of Duke University. He became the first Hokie to win the award at the outdoor meet.
𝗔𝗖𝗖’𝘀 𝗠𝗼𝘀𝘁 𝗩𝗮𝗹𝘂𝗮𝗯𝗹𝗲 𝗣𝗲𝗿𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺𝗲𝗿 🦃🔥
🥇 4x100m relay
1️⃣ First Hokie to win outdoor track MVP
𝙱𝚕𝚊𝚌𝚔𝚜𝚋𝚞𝚛𝚐’𝚜 𝙵𝚒𝚗𝚎𝚜𝚝 pic.twitter.com/Aj5pXNcKc0
— Virginia Tech Track & Field (@HokiesTFXC) May 15, 2022
Beck’s strong showing fueled the Hokies to a second-place finish in the team race on the men’s side. He helped account for 26 of Tech’s 93 points scored. The Blacksburg, Virginia native captured a gold (4×100 relay) and two silvers (100 and 200).
Florida State won the men’s title with 149 points. Virginia finished third with 83 points, therefore the Hokies added another point to their side in the Commonwealth Clash presented by Smithfield.
On the women’s side, Miami won the team title with 108 points, edging host Duke (100.5…