The Hokies defeated the Columbia Lions 7-2 in the Blacksburg Regional Final.
A 14-run fourth inning sends the Hokies to the Regional Final.
The Hokies and Raiders combine for 24 runs in a 4 hour-plus slugfest.
Senior Keely Rochard turned in a stellar performance on Friday in the first game of the Blacksburg Regional, throwing a no-hitter and striking out 17 to lead No. 3 Virginia Tech over Saint Francis (Pa.) 4-0.
Batting practice on Thursday was all work no play for the Hokies. As they prepare to face St. Francis on Friday in the first game of the Blacksburg Regional, hard hitting is a must.