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NC State Men’s Soccer Took Huge Steps Forward in 2018

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The 2018 NC State Men’s Soccer season came to an end Sunday in the 2nd round of the NCAA Tournament, falling to #15 Maryland 2-0. It was truly a dominating performance by the Terrapins, piling 12 shots on the Wolfpack, compared to their 1.

Despite the loss, NC State continued to make huge steps in the right direction in 2018.

  • Finished with a 10-7-2 record, marking the first time the Wolfpack have won 10+ games since 2012.
  • Back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances for the first time since 1991-92.
  • Won first NCAA Tournament game since 1994, defeating Campbell 4-1.
  • Undefeated at home (8-0-3).
  • Sophomore David Loera was the 1st NC State player to earn 1st Team All-ACC honors since 2012. Sophomore Manny Perez earned 3rd Team All-ACC honors, after earning 2nd Team  honors last year.

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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.

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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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