Softball Heads to Appalachian State for Final Fall Games
Oct. 9, 2003
RALEIGH, N.C. - NC State softball will finish up its fall schedule this Sunday, Oct. 12 at the Appalachian State Fall Classic. The Wolfpack will begin the day with a noon start versus Walters State. Game two will be played against Appalachian State at 2 p.m. The third contest is scheduled for 4 p.m. against Montreat College.
The Pack began the short fall season with four wins in the Elon Fall Classic the weekend before, which included a 4-3 win over host school Elon in extra innings. Freshman pitcher Abbie Sims won three games for the Wolfpack and freshman Shaina Ervin won the fourth. NC State earned a 4-0 shutout of Young Harris on Oct. 5, getting a strong one-hit pitching performance from Sims. Ervin pitched the Wolfpack to a 3-1 win over Louisburg on Oct. 4, and Sims picked up the win with a three-hitter against Averett, 11-0.
NC State's regular season begins with the Triangle Classic Feb. 13-15, at Walnut Creek.