October 14, 2021 - by
Soccer Heads to Virginia Tech

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The No. 1 Florida State soccer team (13-0) is on the road for one game this week against Virginia Tech (8-4-2) on Friday, October 15 at 5 pm.

SERIES HISTORY VS. VIRGINIA TECH

Friday’s meeting between the Seminoles and the Hokies marks the 22nd all-time meeting between the two schools. Florida State holds a 19-0-2 lead in the series with a 10-0-1 record at Virginia Tech. The last time the two teams met was in Blacksburg a season ago, resulting in a 4-0 FSU win. Florida State’s first goal of the game was an own goal by VT. FSU would then earn goals from Jaelin Howell, Ran Iwai and Jody Brown.

FSU VS. THE ACC

The Seminoles have an all-time ACC record of 139-78-25. Florida State is 117-32-19 in league play under head coach Mark Krikorian as more than three-quarters of FSU’s all-time wins in the ACC have come with Krikorian at the helm. Under Krikorian, FSU is 70-10-6 against league opponents at home and 47-22-13 on the road.

FSU has finished no lower than second place (including ties) in the ACC 12 times (2005-10, 2012-15, 2019-20) over the last 16 years, claiming five regular-season titles (2009, 2012, 2014, 2018 and 2020).

IMPRESSIVE STREAKS

Florida State heads into the game against Virginia Tech having won 10 straight road games, good for the longest road winning streak in program history. The Seminoles have also won a program-record 16 straight ACC games. FSU has won 23 straight regular-season games dating back to 2019 and their 13 game winning streak is the longest in the country.

ROAD SWEET ROAD

The Seminoles are also impressive away from the friendly confines of the Seminole Soccer Complex, posting a true road record of 44-15-8 since 2013, as well as a neutral site mark of 20-5-3.

FSU has lost just 15 times in its last 63 road games – including 12 one-goal matches with eight against ranked teams.

The Seminoles have won 10 straight road games dating back to October 27, 2019, when FSU defeated Wake Forest 2-1.

Florida State has recorded four shutouts and defeated two ranks teams during this streak

DOMINATING POSSESSION

Through the first 13 games of the season, the Seminoles have controlled the ball as they have had possession for 71% of the season. This has resulted in a 47-7 goal advantage and a 257-35 shot advantage.

The Seminoles had the ball for a season-high 81% of the game against FGCU.

SHARING THE WEALTH

Through 13 games this season a program-record 17 different Seminoles have recorded a goal and 17 Noles have recorded at least one point. Florida State’s 17 different goals scorers are more than 153 Division 1 teams have goals scored.

Friday’s game against Virginia Tech is on the regional sports network. All broadcast links can be found on the soccer schedule page of seminoles.com. Admission to all home soccer games is free.

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