#Pack9 Set for Series Matchup in Louisville
RALEIGH – No. 23 NC State Baseball (24-11, 10-7 ACC) will head to No. 2 for a three-game streak this weekend. 11 Louisville (25-11, 9-6 ACC) travel. Teams play Friday at 8pm and Saturday and Sunday at 1pm at Jim Patterson Stadium.
Friday’s game will be broadcast on the ACC Network with Sam Ravech and Gaby Sanchez on the call, and the latter two will be broadcast on ACCNX. Additionally, all three games will be broadcast on WKNC 88.1 and the Varsity Network app.
Friday – RHP Logan Whitaker (NCSU) vs. RHP Jared Poland (UL)
Saturday – RHP Matt Willadsen (NCSU) vs TBA (UL)
Sunday – TBA (NCSU) vs. TBA (UL)
NC State hit nine unanswered runs and extended its winning streak to six en route to its 13-5 win over High Point Wednesday night at Truist Point, home of the High Point Rockers.
With the victory head coach Elliot Aventthe school’s most successful coach of all time, won his 950th win at NC State and Tommy White broke the Wolfpack freshman home run record with his 14th of the season.
Additionally, Devonte Braun turned in a career night with four hits, including a triple and a home run, and hit four runs.
Friday marks the 20th meeting between the Wolfpack and the Cardinals as Louisville holds a 15-4 all-time series advantage.
The teams last met in Raleigh on March 19-21, 2021, and Louisville won the series by 13-1, 6-3 and 8-3 results.
The last time the Louisville teams played was April 6-8, 2018, and NC State won the series 9-6, 10-3 after losing the opener 8-2.
BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC
This weekend will be a battle for the top spot in the league’s Atlantic Division as Louisville is 9-6 (.600) in conference play while NC State is 10-7 (.588) against ACC opponents.
The teams are currently in the top two in the division and the top three in conference standings behind leaders Miami, who has a 14-4 ledger (.788).
Apr. 26 vs. East Carolina 7 p.m