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NC State Hands out 2018-19 Wolfie Awards

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If you’ve watched the epic show “The Office”, you are familiar with “The Dundies.”

If you’re an NC State fan you need to be familiar with “The Wolfies.”

The Wolfies are distributed annually at a banquet in Reynolds Coliseum to NC State’s greatest achievements in athletics that year.

Check out this years Wolfies.

Women’s Rookie of the Year – Elissa Cunane – Center – Women’s Basketball – All-ACC Freshman Team

Men’s Rookie of the Year – Patrick Bailey – Baseball – Catcher – ACC Freshman of the Year – 2nd Team All-ACC – Freshman All-American

Comeback Player of the Year – Sean Fauz – Wrestling – Battled injury this year, but qualified for NCAA’s for 4th straight year, and finished as a ACC Finalist for the 4th straight year.

Community Spirit Award – NC State Football Team

Heart of the Pack Award – Senior Gymnast Maggie Tamburro & Sophomore Goalkeeper Leon Krapf

Kay Yow Award – Senior Gabrielle Cunningham – Track and Field – Hurdles & Sprints – 2019 3x NCAA Indoor All-American & 3x All-ACC

Scholar Athletes of the Year – Senior Nell Crosby – Track & Field and Cross Country & Senior Swimmer Jacob Molacek

Women’s Individual Performance of the Year – Junior Anna Rogers – win in the team’s match against Miami

Men’s Individual Performance of the Year – Senior Andreas Vazaios – defending his national title in the 200 butterfly

Women’s Team Performance of the Year – Women’s Soccer Advancing to the Sweet 16

Men’s Team Performance of the Year – Men’s Soccer defeating #1 UNC

Head Coaches of the Year – Women’s Basketball – Wes Moore & Baseball – Elliott Avent

Women’s Team of the Year – Women’s Basketball – 2nd most wins in program history.

Men’s Team of the Year – Swimming & Diving – 5th straight ACC title & 2nd year in a row finishing 4th at NCAA’s

H.C. Kennett Award – Senior Pitcher Brian Brown & Senior Gymnast Maggie Tamburro

Chancellor’s Cup winners – NC State Women’s Soccer & Men’s Swimming & Diving

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Find Howling Cow Ice Cream at your Local Harris Teeter

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Maybe you’ve tasted the glory of NC State’s Howling Cow Ice Cream on campus, or at the North Carolina State Fair on an annual basis.

Some of you might have found the best ice cream in the Triangle in a local Harris Teeter.

Good News!

They just expanded to Howling Cow being served in 30 additional Harris Teeter’s.

  • Haddon Hall Commons, 750 West Williams St., Apex
  • Carrmill Mall, 310 N Greensboro St., Carrboro
  • Village Square, 885 Walnut St., Cary
  • Harrison Pointe, 270 Grande Heights Dr., Cary
  • University Mall, 2110 S Estes Dr., Chapel Hill
  • Chapel Hill North, 1800 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd., Chapel Hill  
  • Meadowmont Village, 116 W Barbee Chapel Rd., Chapel Hill        
  • Chatham Downs, 88 Chatham Downs Dr., Chapel Hill                                
  • Crescent Commons, 2080 Kildaire Farm Rd. ,Cary
  • Tryon Village, 1151 Tryon Village Dr., Cary
  • Stonebridge Village, 3430 Ten Ten Rd., Cary
  • Stone Creek Village, 98 Cornerstone Dr., Cary
  • Parkside Town Commons, 7145 O’kelly Chapel Rd., Cary              
  • Cary Park Town Center, 10140 Green Level Church Rd., Cary       
  • Flowers Crossroads, 67 Flowers Crossroads Way, Clayton
  • 1371 East Broad St., Fuquay-Varina
  • Sunset Lake Rd, 5277 Sunset Lake Rd. Holly Springs                                 
  • Southpark Village, 324 Village Walk Dr., Holly Springs     
  • McCrimmon Corners, 4093 Davis Dr., Morrisville   
  • Heritage Lake, 3638 Rogers Rd., Wake Forest
  • Harris Crossing, 13686 Capital Blvd., Wake Forest
  • Creedmoor Village, 1432 Brogden Woods Dr., Wake Forest
  • Kings Grant, 8101 Fayetteville Rd., Raleigh 
  • Cameron Village, 500 Oberlin Rd., Raleigh
  • Plaza West, 5563 Western Blvd., Raleigh
  • Glenwood Village, 2603 Glenwood Ave. Suite 101, Raleigh           
  • North Hills East, 120-100 St. Albans Dr., Raleigh
  • North Ridge, 6024 Falls of the Neuse Rd., Raleigh  
  • Creedmoor Road, 2051 W. Millbrook Rd., Raleigh
  • Old Raleigh Village, 3201-123 Edwards Mill Rd., Raleigh
  • Leesville Towne Center, 13210 Strickland Rd., Raleigh                              
  • Stonehenge Market, 7400 Creedmoor Rd., Raleigh
  • Wakefield, 14520 John Rex Blvd., Raleigh
  • Falls Pointe, 9600 Falls of the Neuse Rd., Raleigh
  • The Corners at Brier Creek, 4221 Corners Pkwy., Raleigh  
  • Willowhaven, 1501 Horton Rd., Durham                                                     
  • Erwin Square, 2107 Hillsborough Rd., Durham
  • Commons at University Place, 1817 Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy., Durham
  • Hope Valley Commons, 1125 West NC 54 Hwy. Suite 310, Durham
  • Westridge Village, 3679 Sunset Ave., Rocky Mount
  • Heritage Crossing, 3401 Raleigh Road Pkwy. W, Suite 10A, Wilson
  • Highland Centre, 2800 Raeford Rd., 
    Fayetteville                                                     
  • Hope Mills, 3050 Traemoor Village Dr., Fayetteville                      
  • Center Park Plaza, 11109 US 15-501 Hwy. Unit 1804, Aberdeen
  • Mill Creek, 400 Mill Creek Rd., Carthage
  • Pine Croft, 305 Ivey Ln., Pinehurst (Link)

Howling Cow has been produced for 70 years now by NC State.

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NC State Tied for Most Conference Championships with only Baseball left

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The impact of former Athletic Director Debbie Yow at NC State has been stated over and over again, but the articles will likely continue to be written as time goes on after her exodus.

With only baseball remaining, NC State is tied with Notre Dame for the most conference championships in the ACC this year, with 4 apiece.

NC State’s 2018-19 ACC Championships

  • Wrestling
  • Women’s Swimming
  • Men’s Swimming
  • Women’s Cross Country

The Wolfpack have an opportunity to claim the top spot as the year wraps up with the ACC Baseball Tournament this week.

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NC State Women’s Tennis Sweeps Vols for #STATEment Win, Advances Sweet 16 for First Time in Program History

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RALEIGH – The No. 12 NC State women’s tennis team punched its ticket to the NCAA Championships Sweet 16 for the first time in school history Sunday afternoon, defeating No. 20 Tennessee 4-0.

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The match was moved indoors a few games into singles play due to weather.
On court one, 10th-ranked Anna Rogers dug a hole in the first set and early into the second set. The All-American fought her way back into the match, taking the second and third sets to clinch the win for the Pack. The victory over No. 62 Hammond marks her 17th ranked singles win of the season.

No. 7 Rogers and Alana Smith captured the doubles point for the Pack, defeating No. 9 Sadie Hammond and Katilin Staines for their third top-10 doubles victory of the 2019 campaign.

NC State improves to 24-6 and Tennessee finishes the season 20-8.

NC State took the doubles point after tight matches on all three courts. In a 6-4 decision, Bianca Moldovan and Liz Norman defeated Ariadna Riley and Tenika McGiffin to give the Pack a boost as courts one and two battled.

Adriana Reami and Claudia Wiktorin fell to Johanna Silva and Rebeka Mertena, 6-4, as the attention turned to the top-10 matchup on court one.

On court one, seventh-ranked Rogers and Smith came out firing, taking the first three games. Tennessee’s ninth-ranked Sadie Hammond and Kaitlin Staines stormed back to make things interesting, trailing by just one game at 4-3. The Pack duo closed out the match at 6-4 to capture the doubles point for the squad.
In singles, Reami took the first point of the indoor session, defeating Mertena in straight sets, 6-2, 6-2. The win marked the Miami, Fla., native’s 30thof the season. She is the third player on the 2019 roster to accomplish the feat.

With an impressive run early in the NCAA Championships, Smith won in straight sets for the second match in a row, bringing her to a 32-12 record on the season.

Rogers closed the deal for the Pack on court one with a 1-6, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Hammond. The match-clinching victory became the fourth Wolfpack player to tally 30 singles wins over the course of the 2019 campaign.

NC STATE 4, TENNESSEE 0
Doubles (order of finish: 3,2,1)
1. No. 7 Anna Rogers/Alana Smith def. No. 9 Sadie Hammond/Kaitlin Staines: 6-4
2. Johanna Silva/Rebeka Mertena def. Adriana Reami/Claudia Wiktorin: 6-4
3. Bianca Moldovan/Liz Norman def. Ariadna Riley/Tenika McGiffin: 6-4

Singles (order of finish: 3,2,1)
1. No. 10 Anna Rogers def. No. 62 Sadie Hammond: 1-6, 6-3, 6-2
2. No. 71 Alana Smith def. No. 124 Kaitlin Staines: 6-1, 7-6 (5)
3. Adriana Reami def. Rebeka Mertena: 6-2, 6-2
4. Liz Norman vs. Johanna Silva: halted at 2-6, 7-5, 1-0
5. Bianca Moldovan vs. Ariadna Riley: halted at 4-4
6. Amanda Rebol vs. Tenika McGiffin: halted at 1-2

Up Next
NC State will make the short road trip to Durham, N.C., to face Duke in the Super Regional on Friday, May 10 at 6 p.m. A berth is on the line to the Elite Eight at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla.

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NC State Men’s Tennis Dual-Match Campaign Comes to an End in NCAA Championships Second Round

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – After advancing past the first round of the NCAA Championships for the first time since 2014, the 19th-ranked NC State men’s tennis team fell just short to Tennessee as the Volunteers won the second-round battle, 4-2, Saturday afternoon at the Goodfriend Tennis Center.

With the loss, the Wolfpack’s incredible dual-match campaign comes to a close. The Pack ends the 2019 season with a 19-11 record as it amassed the most single-season victories since the 2012 campaign when it picked up 20 wins on the year. After its second consecutive selection to the NCAA Championships, NC State advanced to the second round of the national tournament for just the fourth time in program history and the first time since 2014.

The NCAA Championships wrapped up a historic 2019 campaign for the Pack during which it finished the regular season with an 8-4 record in ACC play, marking the most league wins in a single season in program history. NC State also went on to make history as the program’s first-ever squad to advance to the ACC Championship semifinals.

MATCH RECAP:
The Volunteers picked up a pair of doubles wins to clinch the opening point. No. 6 Preston Touliatos and Timo Stodder go the first victory of the day for Tennessee with a 6-2 win over 44th-ranked Alexis Galarneau and Michael Ogden, and Adam Walton and Andrew Rogers’s 6-3 win over Tadas Babelis and Yannai Barkai gave the Volunteers the doubles point.

After dropping the first sets in five of six singles matches, the Wolfpack forced third sets on three of those courts.

Touliatos defeated Barkai 6-4, 6-2 in the only match to finish in straight sets to push Tennessee’s lead to 2-0.

Babelis put NC State on the board, defeating Scott Jones 6-4, 2-6, 6-3, and Robert Turzak tied the match score at two with his 2-6, 6-3, 6-1 win over Luca Wiedenmann. 

In a top-25 matchup on court one, No. 23 Stodder emerged victorious over 21st-ranked Galarneau. Stodder’s 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 win put the Volunteers a match away from the clinch.

After dropping their first sets, Georgiy Malyshev and Igor Saveljic sent their matches into tight third sets, but Tennessee clinched on court two as No. 50 Walton defeated Igor 6-3, 6-7 (4), 7-5 to send the Volunteers on to the next round. 

UP NEXT:
Galarneau will prepare for the NCAA Singles Championships, which will take place from May 20-25 at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla. following the conclusion of the team championships. 

RESULTS:
Tennessee 4, NC State 2

Doubles
Order of finish: (1, 3)
1. #6 Preston Touliatos/Timo Stodder (UT) def. #44 Alexis Galarneau/Michael Ogden(NC State) 6-2
2. Scott Jones/Pat Harper (UT) vs. Igor Saveljic/Ivan Saveljic (NC State) 3-3, unfinished
3. Adam Walton/Andrew Rogers (UT) def. Tadas Babelis/Yannai Barkai (NC State) 6-3

Singles
Order of finish: (5, 3, 4, 1, 2)
1. #23 Timo Stodder (UT) def. #21 Alexis Galarneau (NC State) 6-3, 2-6, 7-5
2. #51 Adam Walton (UT) def. Igor Saveljic (NC State) 6-3, 6-7 (4), 7-5
3. Tadas Babelis (NC State) def. Scott Jones (UT) 6-4, 2-6, 6-3
4. Robert Turzak (NC State) def. Luca Wiedenmann (UT) 2-6, 6-3, 6-1
5. Preston Touliatos (UT) def. Yannai Barkai (NC State) 6-4, 6-2
6. Andrew Rogers (UT) vs. Georgiy Malyshev (NC State) 7-5, 6-7 (8), 3-4, unfinished

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