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September 10, 2018

Doak Campbell Stadium, Sept. 3, 2018 - Trevon Hill (White 94) looks on ominously toward Deondre Francois (Black 12) as FSU prepares to snap the ball into play. (Photo courtesy of

TALLAHASSEE – Wow. What a game. In hindsight, I can honestly say I did not see a victory coming. I thought Virginia Tech had a chance to win the game, but I clearly didn’t give Justin Fuente and the Hokies enough credit from the jump. But let me tell you, I have never been more proud to say I was wrong.


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...

August 24, 2018

Blacksburg, I left you a real big piece of my heart, but it’s time I let you go.  Thank you for all of my favorite memories of jumping up and down in lane stadium on Saturday afternoons, thank you for bringing me to extremely special people and some of my very closest friends, thank you for allowing me the opportunity to play the game I love on a scholarship, thank you for all the lessons I learned, thank you for Sunday night bonfires, thank you for your incredible sunsets over the mountains, th...

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 17, 2018

“One of my biggest reasons I love being a strength coach is the relationships I get to build with athletes. You're with them through the trenches and behind the scenes,” Stone said. “You're not put in the spotlight on the stage where they are, but instead helping them get to that point. I get every day to go spend that time with them and help them get to the point I know where they can be, or even get past that. It is such a huge opportunity to help the athletes to actually believe in so...

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!

November 20, 2017

“Why have you decided to go to Virginia Tech?”

I was asked that all throughout the college picking process in high school, and still do today.  I couldn’t say that I chose the school because of their insane lacrosse program, because that was not the case when I was in high school.  When I was playing lacrosse in high school and looking at different division 1 options, Virginia Tech women’s lacrosse was not even on anyone’s radar, they were a team that was considered the “ACC underdog that hasn’t...

October 24, 2017




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...

October 18, 2017

The middle of the Edmunds children wasn't highly recruited, but said those around him have helped him excel beyond what many expected

Growing up in a talented home was a tough task. Having three athletes living under the same roof … there were always competitions between my brothers Trey and Tremaine, and myself. We competed week in and week out to see who could have the most fun on the field, court or the track. From racing, to playing one-on-one basketball, to even seeing who could bring hom...

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