No. 2 Clemson falls to N.C. State 11-8 in a game where NC State scored 10 out of 11 runs with two outs, securing an 11-8 victory at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.

By the Numbers
  • NC State improved to 19-12 overall and 9-7 in the ACC.
  • Clemson dropped to 28-5 overall and 10-3 in ACC play.
Yes, But

Clemson had moments of strong offense but ultimately fell short against NC State's late-game performance and strategic two-out scoring.

State of Play
  • NC State took a 1-0 lead in the series and broke a five-game losing streak.
  • Clemson's record stands at 28-5 overall and 10-3 in ACC play after this defeat.
  • Shane Van Dam led NC State with an impressive 4.2 innings in relief, securing the win.
  • The series between the two teams continues on Saturday at 8 p.m. on the ACC Network.
What's Next

The upcoming game between Clemson and NC State on Saturday will be crucial as both teams aim to secure a series victory.

Bottom Line

Clemson's loss to NC State highlights the significance of strong pitching and consistent performance, setting the stage for a competitive series as both teams seek a crucial win.