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NC State Men’s Soccer Win’s 1st NCAA Tournament Match Since 1994, Handling Campbell 4-1

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The NC State Men’s Soccer team (10-6-3) defeated Campbell (9-9-3) 4-1 at home in the 1st round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament last night, winning their 1st NCAA Tournament game since 1994.

Junior Gabriel Machado scored 2 of the Wolfpack’s 4 goals, surpassing Brad Sweeney for the team lead (Machado – 6 & Sweeney – 5). Sophomore David Norris scored the first goal of his career, and Sophomore Brad Sweeney scored his 5th of the season.

The Wolfpack had 15 shots (7 on goal), compared to Campbell’s 8 (2 on goal).

This will be the Wolfpack’s 8th appearance in the 2nd round of the NCAA Tournament. NC State’s 2nd round matchup will be against #15 Maryland on the road this Sunday at 1pm. Three teams in NC State history have advanced to the quarterfinals (1990-92).

The Wolfpack have beaten 3 Top-15 opponents in 2018.

NC State’s Record Against Top-15 Teams in 2018

@ #4 Akron – 2-0 (W)
@ #1 Wake Forest – 0-3 (L)
#14 Virginia Tech – 1-0 (W)
#6 Louisville – 2-2 (T)
#1 UNC – 1-0 (W)
@ #11 UNCW – 0-3 (L)
(N) #1 Wake Forest – 0-2 (L)

 

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#22 NC State Men’s Soccer Defeats Longwood 1-0

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The 22nd ranked NC State Men’s Soccer team defeated Longwood 1-0 at home last night, improving to 2-1 on the year.

Freshman Pablo Pedregosa rushed in to score the lone goal of the night off a deflected header by the goalkeeper in the 34th minute. The assist was attributed to Senior Tyler Gabarra and Junior Jamie Smith.

Shots (on goal)

NC State: 18 (8)

Longwood: 3 (1)

The win marks the first career shutout by Redshirt Senior Goal Keeper Vincent Durand, and the 20th win at NC State by George Kiefer.

Thw Wolfpack will hit the road to play William & Mary on Tuesday.

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NC State Women’s Soccer Moves up to #14

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NC State Women’s Soccer team defeated Monmouth 1-0 this past Friday on the road, and moved up three spots in the United Soccer Coaches Top-25 to #14.

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The Wolfpack also moved up 4 spots to #16 in the TopDrawerSoccer Top-25.

The Wolfpack are scheduled to host Iowa tonight at 7pm in their home opener, but we will have to see if that game is cancelled due to weather.

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NC State Men’s Soccer Moves into TDS Top-25 After Week 1

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NC State Men’s Soccer team jumped into TopDrawerSoccer’s Week 2 Top-25 after going 1-1 this past weekend, defeating Loyola 2-1 on Friday, and falling 2-1 to St. John’s on Sunday night.

The Wolfpack will host Longbeach this Friday night at 7pm.

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#17 NC State Women’s Soccer Defeats Monmouth 1-0 This Weekend

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#17 NC State Women’s Soccer team defeated Monmouth 1-0 this past Friday night to wrap up a 3-match road trip, to improve to 2-1 on the season.

Senior Krissi Schuster scored an amazing goal off of a loooonnnnngggg assist from Sophomore Jenna Butler during the 74th minute.

Schuster was magical against Monmouth last year as well.

Junior Goalkeeper Jessica Berlin has big shoes to fill in 2019, and she recorded her first shutout of her career in her third game, recording 3 saves.

The Wolfpack will host Iowa on Thursday night in their first home match at 7pm.

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