NC State breaks a five-game losing streak with a crucial 11-8 victory over #2 Clemson in a back-and-forth series opener.

By the Numbers
  • NC State's win breaks a five-game losing streak.
  • Clemson suffered only their fifth loss of the year.
  • State starter Sam Highfill pitched 3.1 innings, allowing 6 runs.
  • Shane Van Dam pitched 4.2 innings with 8 strikeouts.
  • Eli Serrano went 3-for-4 at the plate with 4 RBIs for NC State.
State of Play
  • NC State is now two games above .500 in ACC play.
  • Game Two of the series is scheduled for Saturday evening, followed by Game Three on Sunday afternoon.
What's Next

The upcoming games in the series present an opportunity for NC State to secure a significant series win over Clemson.

Bottom Line

NC State's victory against #2 Clemson not only breaks a losing streak but also positions them favorably in the ACC, highlighting the team's resilience and potential for securing a crucial series win.