|Virginia Tech Hokies|
|Head coach||John Szefc (3rd season)|
|Conference|| ACC |
|Home stadium|| English Field |
|Colors||Chicago Maroon and Burnt Orange |
|NCAA Tournament appearances|
|1954, 1969, 1976, 1977, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2010, 2013|
|1954, 1981, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000|
The Virginia Tech Hokies baseball team represents Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in NCAA Division I college baseball. Established in 1895, the team participates in the Coastal division of the Atlantic Coast Conference and plays its home games at English Field.
The team's current head coach is John Szefc.
|1954||G.F. Laird||2–2||Eliminated by Rollins.|
|1969||1–2||Eliminated by North Carolina.|
|1976||Bob Humphreys||0–2||Eliminated by Furman|
|1977||0–2||Eliminated by Florida|
|1994||Chuck Hartman||0–2||Eliminated by The Citadel|
|1997||1–2||Eliminated by Southern California|
|1999||1–2||Eliminated by Richmond|
|2000||0–2||Eliminated by Cal State Fullerton|
|2010||Pete Hughes||2–2||Eliminated by South Carolina|
|2013||2–2||Eliminated by Oklahoma|
|The format of the tournament has changed through the years.|
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