Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Virginia Tech And Maryland Agree To Four Game Series Starting In 2026.

Maryland vs. Virginia Tech in 2013. Image via 

Virginia Tech and Maryland have some long-term plans for a series that won't start up for another ten years. The two schools have agreed to a four game series beginning in 2026, and going through 2029. 

Plans call for Maryland to host the series in 2026 and 2028, while Virginia Tech will host in 2027 and 2029.

Virginia Tech last faced Maryland in 2013. The Terrapins beat the Hokies in as 27-24 overtime victory. It was the last game the two schools competed against each other before Maryland's switch from the ACC to the Big Ten in 2014.

Virginia Tech athletic director Whit Babcock expressed excitement for the four game series in a statement released by the school. “The opportunity to get a four-game series against a Big Ten Conference opponent was certainly appealing," Babcock Said.  "Even more importantly, we were eager to renew a historic series against a regional foe in a market where we have a very strong alumni base. Coach [Justin] Fuente and our staff will continue seeking opportunities to bolster our non-conference schedule in future seasons.”

Maryland holds a slight 15-14 edge over Va. Tech in the overall series between the schools, with the majority of the games having been played before World War II.

(via College Spun)

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