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August 28, 2018

A Rivalry Renewed: Virginia Tech and Florida State – How does each team stack up heading into Doak Campbell Stadium on Labor Day?

Those who know me well know that there are few things in this life that I love more than college football – so when Billy Shmurda called me up and asked me to write a preview for the Labor Day match-up between the Virginia Tech Hokies and the Florida State Seminoles, I immediately jumped at the opportunity.

First let me preface this piece of writing with the following d...

June 13, 2018

There was no way I was going to end my senior season with that result. I was going to run. We agreed and the next day I was toeing the line for my third race in just three days.

April 12, 2018

4 weeks. 28 days. 672 hours. That is the time I have left of being a Hokie.  That is the time I have left until I walk across a stage and grab hold of a piece of paper that was way too expensive.  Compared to the about 212 weeks, 1,484 days, or 35,616 hours I have had here in Blacksburg already.  It is safe to say that this has been an extremely emotional season of life, as I prepare to leave my legacy here, leave relationships that I may never rekindle, and walk that gorgeous drill field for th...

January 11, 2018

As 2018 is off and running Tristan has to come to grips with the fact that this is her final semester at Virginia Tech before the next phase of her life begins. She took the time to write down some goals and aspirations to help her make the most of her final few months in Blacksburg!

October 24, 2017

 

 A DOUBTFUL OPPORTUNITY

 

Doubt is defined as a feeling of uncertainty or lack of conviction. Opportunity is defined as a set of circumstances that makes it possible to do something. My life has felt like that; a series of events that began with doubt at first impression and then followed by an opportunity to transform that doubt into reality. This is my story. 

 

Like many other kids, I grew up playing just about every sport whether that was a front yard football game with friends or the summer co...

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