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

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The 2018 NC State Women’s Soccer team (11-7-4) closed out their season this past weekend, falling to UCLA (17-3-1) 5-0 in the Sweet 16.

While the Wolfpack would have loved to advance to the Elite Eight for the fist time since 1995, but nonetheless, NC State has much to be proud of in 2018.

  • 3 straight NCAA Tournament appearances for the 1st time since 1994-96 (13th appearance ever).
  • 2 Sweet 16 appearances in the past 3 years (5th time ever).
  • 3rd straight season with 10+ wins for the 1st time since 1994-96.
  • 5 wins/ties over teams ranked in the Top-20.
  • Finished regular season ranked 20th in the RPI.
  • Juniors Tziarra King and Ricci Walkling earned 2nd Team All-ACC honors. King earned 3rd team honors as a Freshman, and 1st Team honors last year. Walkling earned 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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