WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Walk-on freshman safety Nick Andersen had three interceptions, Christian Beal-Smith ran for 129 yards and Nick Sciba kicked three field goals to help Wake Forest beat No. 19 Virginia Tech 23-16 on Saturday.
Andersen stopped two deep Hokies drives and the third ended their final possession.
🎩🎩🎩 TRICK @NickAndo1004 is the first ACC player to have three picks in a game since Gerod Holliman in 2014 💪 pic.twitter.com/IahM8E8N4N— ACC Network (@accnetwork) October 24, 2020
Wake Forest quarterback Sam Hartman threw only 17 times, completing 12 for 110 yards. But he scrambled 9 yards for the game’s first score. Hendon Hooker threw for 223 yards and ran for another 98 for the Hokies.