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#10 NC State Women’s Tennis Earns Highest Ranking in Program History

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TEMPE, Ariz. – The NC State women’s tennis team checks in at No. 10 in the Oracle/ITA Division I Rankings, as announced Tuesday. The ranking is the highest in program history in the poll.

The Pack sits at 17-3 overall, boasting a 7-1 record in conference play, tied for second in the ACC.

On a seven-match win streak, NC State has won 11 of its last 12 matches, outscoring opponents 64-17 during that stretch, and has defeated seven nationally ranked opponents this season.

Over the weekend, the Pack claimed victory over No. 25 Miami, 6-1, and over Virginia Tech, 5-2.

The No. 10 Wolfpack begins a three-match road stint at Pittsburgh on Friday, March 29 at 3 p.m. before playing No. 28 Syracuse at 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 31.

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NC State Helping Make 500,000 Surgical Masks Per Day

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NC State’s Nonwoven Institute is currently using two of it’s production lines to produce materials for the creation of face masks for the use of medical workers as they fight Covid-19.

According to Behnam Pourdeyhimi, executive director of NWI, Wilson College of Textiles associate dean for industry research and extension and William A. Klopman Distinguished Professor, the materials being made can create a face mask that can be cleaned and reused.

“Because of the COVID-19 crisis, we took the spunbond technology and created a new generation of unique filters that have excellent filtering capability and can potentially be reused after cleaning with peroxide, or potentially alcohol solution,” Pourdeyhimi said. “Because these materials are strong, unlike classical meltblown filters, they can also be cut and sewn by traditional techniques.” (NCSU)

Currently, NC State is roughly able to create material for roughly 500,000 surgical face masks per day.

Within the next month when new machinery arrives, NC State will be able to create the actual face masks on their Centennial Campus, to provide to local medical workers.

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NC State Sweeps 2020 ACC Men’s Swimming & Diving Awards

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NC State continued their dominance in Men’s Swimming & Diving in 2020, sweeping the 2020 ACC Awards yesterday.

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Stewart, a Senio, has now one the ACC Swimmer of the Year award two years in a row. At the ACC championships, he won the 100 & 200 backstrokes (2nd straight), and was part of the 1st-place 200 medley and 400 freestyle relay teams.

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This has almost become a lock annually for Holloway, winning the award in 7 of the last 8 years. The Men’s Swimming & Diving team won their 6th consecutive ACC Championship this year.

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Brady, a Senior, was a finalist in all 3 diving events at the ACC Championships, winning the 3-meter springboard competition.

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Colts Plan to Hold On to Jacoby Brissett Despite Adding Philip Rivers

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Last week NC State legend Philip Rivers signed a 1-year $25 million with the Indianapolis Colts. This move led many to wonder if another former Wolfpack Quarterback Jacoby Brissett would still have a spot in Indy, or if he would be traded.

Apparently the Colts want to keep both Wolfpack QB’s on their roster.

Indy must have no qualms financially, because they are keeping Brissett on the roster, despite the fact his pay will equal $21.375 million salary cap hit.

2020 will equal be the final year of Brissett’s 2-year $30 million contract.

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FULL HIGHLIGHTS: NC State obliterates #6 Duke, 88-66

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NC State played their most complete game of the season, out-playing the #6 Blue Devils from tip to buzzer, resulting in a stunning 88-66 victory.
Three Pack players scored over 20 points, led by senior Markell Johnson with 28 (Daniels had 25 and Funderburk had 21. The Pack shot a solid 45% from the floor and a sizzling 60% from beyond the arc. NC State outrebounded Duke 36-27.

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