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#21 NC State is Looking for Revenge Against #7 ECU

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Earlier this season on April 2nd, #21 NC State (22-15) lost to #7 ECU (31-8) 4-12 in Raleigh. This evening the Wolfpack will look to get revenge against the Pirates in a game in Greenville at 6pm.

Overall, NC State holds a 71-43 advantage over East Carolina in the series, which dates back to 1957.

Last year, the Wolfpack and the Pirates split their 2-game series, ironically, losing at home, and winning in Greenville.

Replicating last years results will be no small task. The Pirates are ranked 7th in the land, and boast a 3-1 record against ranked opponents this season. One of those wins was against NC State, when the Wolfpack was ranked 19th. The other two ranked wins were at UNC when they were ranked 15th.

NC State has done well against ranked opponents, going 7-4 against teams in the Top-25, and 4-2 against teams in the Top-10.

The Pirates’ pitching staff leads the AAC and is in the Top-10 nationally in ERA (3.61), WHIP (1.18), hits allowed per nine innings (6.99) and strikeout-to-walk ratio (3.04).

ECU’s home field advantage is a real thing, going 20-2 at home thus far this season.

Senior Carter Cunningham leads the Pirates in nearly every offensive category, batting .396 with 9 Home Runs. He’s not alone though. Five of ECU’s regular starters have batting averages over .300.

It will be a homecoming for Senior Wolfpack Third Baseman Alec Makarewicz, who transferred to NC State from ECU this offseason. A-Mak is having the best season of his career, hitting 15 Home Runs while batting .349. It would be fitting for Makarewicz to win at his old stomping grounds.

 

 

 

Matthew is Publisher and Co-Owner of Pack Insider. He is also the Lead Pastor of The Point Church in Cary, NC.

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NC State’s History as a Regional Host in the NCAA Baseball Tournament

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This weekend, NC State will serve as a Regional Host in the NCAA Baseball Tournament for the 7th time in school history.

NC State as a Regional Host

2003, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2016 & 2018.

The last time the Wolfpack hosted a Regional was back in 2018.

The first time NC State served as a Regional Host, it was actually the Wilson Regional at Fleming Stadium.

The last time they hosted a Regional, and advanced to a Super Regional was in 2013.

In 4 of the 6 times the Wolfpack have served as a Regional Host, they have advanced to a Super Regional: 2003, 2008, 2012, 2013.

NC State is 14-4 all-time as a Regional Host.

 

 

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NC State is 1 of 12 Schools to go to a Football Bowl Game, & Make the Men’s NCAA Tournament in Basketball & Baseball

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NC State will be hosting a Regional in the 2024 NCAA Baseball Tournament next weekend as the #10 overall seed.

As a result, the Wolfpack are 1 of 12 teams to have their Football team go to a bowl game, their Men’s Basketball team make the NCAA Tournament, and their Baseball team make the NCAA Tournament.

NC State is joined by Alabama, Arizona, Clemson, Duke, James Madison, Kentucky, UNC, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas and Texas A&M.

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RELEASE: NC State Earns #10 Overall Seed in 2024 NCAA Baseball Tournament

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RALEIGH, N.C. –
Doak Field at Dail Park will play host to NC State’s seventh NCAA Regional in program history beginning this Friday, May 31.The Wolfpack will host second-seeded South Carolina, third-seeded James Madison and fourth-seeded Bryant in the Raleigh NCAA Regional.

The Wolfpack (33-20) earned the No. 10 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament. NC State also makes its 34th postseason appearance and its 12th appearance since 2010. The Pack9 has made an NCAA Regional appearance in 18 of the past 21 tournaments dating back to 2003. Head coach Elliott Avent has now led his Wolfpack squads to an NCAA Regional 21 times during his coaching career in Raleigh, highlighted by seven Regional host appearances.

More information on game times and TV designations will become available later on Monday afternoon.

Raleigh Regional Tournament Books are currently on sale for Wolfpack Club Members and 2024 Baseball Season Ticket Holders. If you are a Wolfpack Club Member or Baseball Season Ticket Holder, login to your online account by clicking HERE to purchase 2024 Raleigh Regional tickets.

Regional Tournament Books will go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, May 28, at 5 p.m.Single session tickets will go on sale on Wednesday, May 29, at 9 a.m.

Ticket Pricing

  • All Session Books
    • $120.00
  • Single Sessions
    • $25.00 – Reserved
    • $15.00 – Standing Room Only (Access to Grass Hill and Concourse)

For all of the latest on NC State baseball, fans are encouraged to follow @NCStateBaseball on Twitter and Instagram.

2024 NCAA Baseball Raleigh Regional Schedule
Doak Field at Dail Park – Raleigh, N.C.
Friday, May 31
Game 1 – #2 South Carolina vs. #3 James Madison | Time TBD
Game 2 – #1 NC State vs. #4 Bryant | Time TBD

Saturday, June 1
Game 3 – Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2 | Time TBD
Game 4 – Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2 | Time TBD

Sunday, June 2
Game 5 – Winner Game 3 vs. Loser Game 4 | Time TBD
Game 6 – Winner Game 4 vs. Winner Game 5 | Time TBD

Monday, June 3 (If Necessary)
Game 7 – Winner Game 6 vs. Loser Game 6 | Time TBD

 

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NC State Baseball Will be a 2024 NCAA Tournament Regional Host

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For the 7th time in school history, NC State will be serve as a Regional Host in the NCAA Baseball Tournament. We will have to wait until tomorrow to figure out what seed they will be, and who they will be hosting in the Regional.

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NC State has previously hosted a regional in 2003, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2016 & 2018.

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The Wolfpack are 1 of 5 ACC teams selected to host a regional, being joined by Clemson, FSU, UNC and UVA.

Here’s a look at the 16 Regional Hosts for the 2024 NCAA Baseball Tournament.

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