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Saturday, October 5, 2013
Jalen Hudson plays basketball for LeBron James' former high school.
His next school will be Virginia Tech.
Hudson, a senior off-guard at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron, Ohio, verbally committed to the Hokies on Friday night. Hudson, who was also eyeing Arkansas, confirmed his choice on Twitter.
The 6-foot-6 Hudson had a game-high 17 points in St. Vincent-St. Mary's loss in the state final last season. He transferred from Benedictine in Richmond before his junior year.
Hudson is rated the No. 161 senior in the nation and the No. 41 off-guard by the 247Sports recruiting website.
-- Mark Berman
No. 20 Wake Forest 3, Virginia Tech 0
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Virginia Tech's offensive woes continued in a 3-0 ACC loss to No. 20 Wake Forest on Friday night.
Wake led 1-0 at halftime and tacked on two more scores in the second half. Tech (3-3-3, 1-1-3) was outshot 14-7, including a decisive 9-2 edge in shots on goal.
It marked the fourth consecutive contest in the which Tech has been shut out.
Virginia 5, Pittsburgh 0
CHARLOTTESVILLE - The Cavaliers extended their unbeaten streak to six straight matches with a 5-0 romp at Klockner Stadium in the programs' first matchup as ACC opponents.
Freshman Riggs Lennon had two goals as the Cavaliers (7-3-2, 3-2-1 ACC) recorded their most goals in an ACC contest since tallying five against NC State on Sept. 19, 2008.
UVa outshot Pitt 17-2 and did not surrender a shot on goal.
Pitt (0-6-2, 0-5-0) had previously permitted more than two goals this season until the assault.
Hokies open fast at Brickyard
MACON, Ga. - Virginia Tech posted an first-round 5-under-par on 283 and stands one shot back behind leader Georgia Tech in a stout field at the 54-hole Brickyard Collegiate Championship at the Riverside Golf Course.
Junior Scott Vincent and sophomore Maclain Huge each shot 70 and are tied for seventh. Keith Mitchell of Georgia, who is playing the event as an individual, leads at 65.
Tech's Trevor Cone (71) is tied for 13th and Bryce Chalkley (72) is tied for 18th at 72. Freshman Ryan Mondy of Blacksburg (74) is tied for 33rd.
VCU 2, Radford 1
RICHMOND - Radford grabbed a 1-0 lead early in the second half lead on sophomore Marianna Parker's goal, but VCU (5-6) rallied and pulled out the victory on Emilie Soares' goal in the 58th minute. Highlanders senior goalkeeper Sidney Encarnacion registered 10 saves to keep Radford (3-8) in the contest.
McDaniel 2, Roanoke 1
Allie Miller's unassisted goal with 11:42 left lifted McDaniel (5-5) over the Maroons (2-7).
Alex DiFelice gave Roanoke an early 1-0 lead off an assist by from Fleur Moorlag. It was the first career goal for DiFelice and Moorlag's first career helper.
Pittsburgh def. Virginia Tech
25-19, 25-20, 25-18
PITTSBURGH - In an ESPN3 contest, Pittsburgh made short work of Tech with a sweep.
The loss marked the third loss in the past four matches for the Hokies (13-5, 1-3). Pittsburgh improved to 12-5 and 4-0 in ACC play.
Men's cross country
No. 24 UVa finishes eighth
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Cavaliers placed eighth in the blue race of the Notre Dame Invitational.
Virginia finished with 279 points in the elite 27-team field, including nine ranked in the top 30 nationally. Columbia won with 113 points, followed by Tulsa (124).
Redshirt freshman Adam Visokay was UVa's top finisher, taking 19th in a time of 24:50.4.
Cavs start strong in tournament
CHARLOTTESVILLE - The Cavaliers opened play Friday at their final home tournament of the fall season by advancing four singles players and two doubles teams advance to flight semifinals.
The event, which also includes Virginia Tech and Radford, continues the next two days.
Hokies enjoy mixed results
TULSA, Okla. - Virginia Tech's 17th-ranked doubles team of Amerigo Contini and Andreas Bjerrehus beat the No. 25-ranked Duke tandem of Raphael Hemmeler and Bruno Semenzato 8-3 in the first round of doubles play before falling 8-2 Oklahoma's Dane Webb and Andrew Harris in the ITA All-American.
Cortini dropped the first and third sets in bowing to Vanderbilt's Gonzales Austin in singles action.
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