Settle on watch list
Sophomore DT Tim Settle was added to the Chuck Bednarik Award Watch list on Wednesday, while freshman WR Sean Savoy was named as this week’s nominee for the 2017 Capital One Orange Bowl-FWAA Courage Award.
Settle leads the Hokies and ranks eighth in the ACC in tackles for loss (9.5). The Manassas, Virginia native had five tackles, a sack and 3.5 TFL in Saturday’s 59-7 win vs. North Carolina. He owns 23 total tackles (11 solo) on the season, while ranking seventh in the ACC with 3.0 sacks. He has also registered a pass breakup and a blocked kick in 2017.
Semifinalists for Bednarik Awards will be announced on October 30 and three finalists for each award will be announced November 20. The winners of the 2017 Bednarik Award will be announced as part of the Home Depot College Football Awards Show which will be held on December 7 at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta.
Black Friday swim specials
The Christiansburg Aquatic Center is offering Black Friday specials on six-month memberships and 12-visit passes from Nov. 20-25.
During this time, buy a six-month membership and get six additional months free, or buy a 12-visit pass and get 12 additional visits free. You may purchase a 12-visit pass or six-month membership for yourself and give the other 12 visits or six-month membership to someone else.
Memberships and passes may be purchased in-person at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center or over the phone by calling 381-7665.