Tennessee scores its seven runs in the first four innings to eliminate the ACC champion Wolfpack and win the NCAA Knoxville Regional.
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.
Junior Scout Albertson hit two more, including a grand slam, in the second game against Boston College to go with her two earlier in the day and sophomore Renada Davis and junior Leah Jones both added two more as well as the Wolfpack won for the 15th time in 17 games. The teams meet Sunday at 1 p.m. in the Pack's final game of the regular season.
The Pack scores four unearned runs in fifth and junior Scout Albertson hits team's school-record fourth grand slam of season in the sixth. Sophomore pitcher Emily Weiman picks up her 23rd victory with a two-hit shutout in six innings.
2013:Started in 54 games, seeing action primarily as the Pack's third baseman ... Collected 33 hits, including a home run against Georgetown ... Scored 22 runs and recorded 13 RBIs ... Also had six multi-hit games ... Went 3-for-4 at the plate against Virginia, hitting two doubles and a triple ... Compiled a seven game hit-streak from the Elon contest on April 24 to the ACC Championship game against Florida State on May 11
Prep: Four-year starter at Rogers High School for coach Jacy Ramsey ... Versatile player who could see action at shortstop, second base or third base ... Helped her team to a 21-9 record as a senior and its fourth consecutive berth into the state 4-A tournamen ... As a junior, hit .586 with six doubles, seven triples and 27 RBIs ... Two-time all-conference selection and two-year team captain ... Served as a ballgirl for MLB's Seattle Mariners ... First in family to attend college ... Daughter of Paul and Katie Van Dyken ... One sibling, brother Justin