Under first-year head coach Shawn Rychcik, the Wolfpack won the school's second ACC title, advanced to an NCAA Regional title game for the first time in school history and broke nearly 40 team and individual school records.
Sophomore pitcher Emily Weiman goes the distance in the longest postseason game in both NC State and Tennessee history. An 11th-inning, run-scoring triple ended the classic pitcher's duel between Weiman and Tennessee's Ellen Renfroe. The Pack played a second game later Saturday night.
Sophomore pitcher Emily Weiman shut down the Seminoles with a four-hit shutout to win her 31st game of the season. The 2013 ACC Pitcher of the Year was also named the tournament's Most Valuable Player. The Pack will receive the ACC's automatic berth into the NCAA Championship.
The senior center fielder's 14th homer of the year made the difference in the Pack's 3-1 win over Virginia Tech in the semifinal contest. The Pack will play Florida State in Saturday's 6 p.m. championship game, which will be broadcast on ESPN2.
NC State's softball team won its 10th straight game and its 17th in its last 19 outings with a 7-0 win over Virginia in the quarterfinals of the ACC Championship in Tallahassee, Fla. Davis now has 26 homers on the season and Weiman has 29 wins. The Pack faces Virginia Tech on Friday at 1 p.m. in the semifinals.
2013:Started 55 of 56 games at second base or in the outfield ... Batted .275 with 41 hits on the season ... Hit four home runs and drove in 15 runs ... Led the team with a .405 on-base percentage ... Hit by pitch 13 times, one shy of the school record and most on the team ... Scored 30 runs and collected 21 walks ... Had a 10-game hitting streak, the third longest in school history ... Tallied three multi-hit games
2012: Versatile utility player who made a total of 32 starts at first base (14), catcher (11), third base (4), outfield (2) and shortstop (1) ... Played in 40 overall contests ... Posted a .243 batting average in 74 at-bats ... Had three doubles on the season ... Went 3-for-3 with two RBIs against Boston College ... Was 2-for-2 with two RBIs against East Carolina
2011: Made 46 appearances as a freshman in 2011, making starts in 42 contests ... Hit .183 for the season with 19 hits ... Notched three doubles and one triple ... Drove in 10 runs ... Laid down eight sacrifice bunts, tops on the squad ... Was successful in her only stolen base attempt on the season ... Started games at left field, center field, shortstop and DP in her first season for the Pack ... Helped turn two double plays
Prep: Lettered three years in softball at Mission Viejo High School under head coach Toni Mascarenes and one season at Perry High School ... Helped lead her MVHS team to the South Coast League championship in 2007 and 2008 ... Named honorable-mention All-South Coast League as a freshman and sophomore and honorable mention all-state in 2010 ... Honored as defensive player of the year in 2009 ... Female athlete of the year in 2010 ... A scholar-athlete all four seasons in high school Played travel ball for the OC Batbusters