Get Inside Glimpse of NC State's Grounds Crew
RALEIGH, N.C. -- When the first pitch of 2008 NCAA Regional play is thrown Friday at 2 p.m., all eyes will be on the rich red clay and close-cropped grass of NC State's immaculate Doak Field at Dail Park.
More than 2,500 baseball fans will be lined up shoulder-to-shoulder, nestled into the Wolfpack-red seats surrounding the infield while happily munching on hot dogs and popcorn from the stadium's concession area.
Ray Brincefield, assistant athletics director for outdoor facilities at NC State, wouldn't have it any other way. Less than five years ago, he helped guide more than $7 million worth of renovations that have helped to make Doak Field one of the finest collegiate ballparks in the nation.
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