September 30, 2020 - by
Soccer Heads to Virginia Tech and Wake Forest for First Road Tests

FLORIDA STATE NOTES | VIRGINIA TECH NOTES | FSU VS. VT BROADCAST (ACC NETWORK) | FSU VS. WAKE BROADCAST (ACCNX)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The No. 2 Florida State soccer team (2-0) heads on the road for a pair of ACC road tests this weekend as they take on Virginia Tech (0-4) on Thursday, October 1 at 8 pm and Wake Forest (0-2-1) on Sunday, October 4 at 1 pm.

SERIES HISTORY VS. VIRGINIA TECH

Thursday’s meeting between the Seminoles and the Hokies will be the 21st meeting between the two programs. Florida State is 18-0-2 all-time against Virginia Tech with a 14-0-1 record against them in the ACC. Florida State is 7-0-1 in games played in Blacksburg. Florida State is also a 16-0-2 against Virginia Tech under head coach Mark Krikorian.

In their last meeting a season ago Florida State won 3-2 in overtime at Virginia Tech. Florida State fell behind quickly, allowing a goal in the 10th minute from VT’s Molly Feighan. FSU bounced back to take a 2-1 lead with goals from Deyna Castellanos and Makala Thomas. The Hokies would tie it up at two in the 78th minute on a goal from Allyson Brown. In doubles overtime, Florida State would secure the win on LeiLanni Nesbeth’s first career goal.

Florida State has outscored Virginia Tech 36-9 with 13 shutout wins in their 20 meetings. FSU has outscored VT 34-9 with 11 shutouts in the 18 meetings under head coach Mark Krikorian.

SERIES HISTORY VS. WAKE FOREST

Sunday’s meeting between the Seminoles and the Demon Deacons will be the 30th meeting between the two programs. Florida State is 12-12-5 all-time against Wake Forest. Florida State is 2-8-2 in games played in Winston-Salem. Florida State is also 11-5-4 against Wake Forest under head coach Mark Krikorian.

In their last meeting a season ago, Florida State won 2-1 at Wake Forest. Florida State fell behind quickly, allowing a goal in the sixth minute to Wake’s Giovanna DeMarco. The Seminoles would tie it up before the half with a goal from Kristen McFarland in the 30th minute with assists from Jenna Nighswonger and Kirsten Pavlisko. FSU would grab the lead in the 62nd minute and hold on after a Deyna Castellanos goal on a penalty kick.

Florida State has outscored Wake Forest 45-42 with nine shutout wins in their 29 meetings. FSU has outscored WF 31-21 with six shutouts in the 20 meetings under head coach Mark Krikorian.

Thursday’s game against VT is broadcasted on the ACC Network, Sunday’s game against Wake Forest will be broadcasted online on the ACC Network X. Don’t have ACCN? Go to GetACCN.com for instant access.

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