Hooker, Herbert lead No. 23 Tech previous Boston Faculty – Virginia Tech Athletics

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Hooker, Herbert lead No. 23 Tech past Boston College - Virginia Tech Athletics


Hendon Hooker (BC, 2020)





14




Boston Faculty
BC

3-2 , 2-2


40






Virginia Tech
VT

3-1 , 3-1



















Rating By Quarters
Workforce
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2nd

third

4th
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BC
Boston Faculty
0 7 7 0 14

VT
Virginia Tech
3 14 10 13 40


Sport Recap: Soccer | 10/17/2020 10:51:00 PM




Each standouts rushed for greater than 100 yards within the Hokies’ 40-14 victory over the Eagles


BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech is beginning to get most of its key items again to full power.

And Saturday night time, the Hokies confirmed what kind of crew they are often.

Hendon Hooker ran for a career-high 164 yards and three touchdowns and threw for a rating in No. 23 Virginia Tech’s 40-14 victory over Boston Faculty.

Khalil Herbert added 143 yards speeding for the Hokies (3-1, 3-1 Atlantic Coast Convention). They ran for 350 yards in bouncing again from a street loss to North Carolina.

Tech performed with out greater than 20 gamers in wins over NC State and Duke and with out 15 within the loss to the Tar Heels – and missed coaches in all of these video games. However solely two starters have been out in opposition to the Eagles (one due to an damage), all of the coaches have been accessible, and Hooker regarded snug in his first begin of the season.

All of it added as much as the Hokies’ greatest efficiency of the season.

“Simply awfully happy with our coaches and gamers bouncing again,” Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente mentioned. “It was form of cool to have all our coaches on the sideline and within the sales space immediately for the primary time. Hopefully, we’ll proceed to get a few of our guys again as we undergo the season.

“I feel it is fairly apparent what the story tonight was – creating turnovers on protection and speeding the ball on offense … Blissful to get the win.”

Virginia Tech scored off of 4 of BC’s 5 turnovers to tug away. The Eagles (3-2, 2-2) turned it over 3 times within the first half alone, with essentially the most damaging coming when quarterback Phil Jurkovec overthrew an open Jaelen Gill deep in Virginia Tech territory. Devin Taylor intercepted the move for the Hokies, and Hooker’s 29-yard landing move to Herbert made it 17-7.

Boston Faculty lower it to 17-14 on a landing move from Jurkovec to Hunter Lengthy with 7:11 left within the third quarter, however the Hokies scored the ultimate 24 factors – 17 of these off BC turnovers.

Jurkovec threw for 345 yards and two touchdowns, however he additionally turned the ball over 3 times.

HOOKER ADDS TO RUSHING ATTACK

Hooker missed the primary sport due to undisclosed causes after which was cleared to play within the second sport, however was held out. He made his 2020 debut at North Carolina final, coming off the bench and throwing two landing passes, whereas additionally speeding for a rating. Hooker does not just like the label of “dual-threat quarterback,” however his means to make defenders miss within the open discipline was a key to serving to Virginia Tech rush for greater than 300 yards for the third time in 4 video games.

“I am form of thought of a dual-threat quarterback due to how I could make performs,” Hooker mentioned. “In my eyes, it is simply taking part in soccer, so I actually do not put a label on it.”

GAME NOTES
• Herbert and Hooker turned the primary Tech tandem to hurry for greater than 100 yards in the identical sport since Darren Evans and Tyrod Taylor in opposition to NC State in 2010.
 
• Herbert now has 4 100-yard speeding performances and is the primary Tech again with such a streak since David Wilson had seven straight 100-yard outings in 2011.
 
• Herbert’s receiving landing marked the primary of his profession.
 
• Hooker’s two landing runs marked his second and third speeding touchdowns of the season and the eighth and ninth of his profession.
 
• Hooker’s second-quarter landing move marked his third passing landing of the season and the 16th of his profession.
 
• Brian Johnson noticed his streak of consecutive made discipline objectives finish at 17 after he was brief and proper on a 53-yard try halfway by way of the primary quarter.

UP NEXT

The Hokies hit the street to play Wake Forest on Saturday in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The sport kicks off at 3:30 p.m.

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