Third-year head coach Bryan Bunn and his staff are well-known in and familiar with the Lone Star State. Three Wolfpack players are also from Texas. The Pack plays Texas A&M on Thursday at 5 p.m. in the first round of the NCAA volleyball championships.
The No. 11 Seminoles visit Reynolds Coliseum on Friday at 7 p.m., followed by No. 23 Miami on Sunday at 1 p.m. Admission is free for all spectators and both matches will be broadcast on ESPN3.
The NC State volleyball team begins practice on Aug. 7 and is looking to improve on last year's breakthrough 20-13 season. Here's a closer look at this year's squad.
NC State volleyball assured its first winning season since 1996 with a 3-1 victory over Boston College Saturday night at Reynolds Coliseum.
The Wolfpack drops a 3-2 decision to ACC foe Virginia Tech at Reynolds Coliseum. State hosts Virginia on Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Kay Yow Pink Match at Reynolds Coliseum. The contest will be streamed live on GoPack.com/All-Access.
2013: Saw action in six matches and played in 15 sets ... Smashed a career high nine kills in the match against Colgate ... Posted six kills versus Binghamton and tallied two each against Canisius and Miami ... Finished the season with six digs ... Blocked a season high four attack attempts versus Colgate ... Smacked a service ace against VCU
2012: Saw action in six matches ... Finished the season with seven kills, four digs and a service ace ... Recorded three kills in the match versus Campbell ... Also had three digs in that contest as well
2011: Saw action in 34 games in a total of 19 matches ... Had a career-high five blocks at Georgia Tech ... Posted a season-best attack percentage of .600 against Virginia Tech ... Finished the season with a total of 36 kills, 11 digs, 14 blocks and 1 assist in her 34 games
Prep: Named first team all-state and district MVP as a senior ... Led Wimberley to a Texas 3A state runner-up finish in 2010 and semi-final appearance in 2009 ... Named to the Division I Texas All Star team as chosen by the Texas Girls Coaches Association ... Father Ewe played professional basketball for the Indiana Pacers, Dallas Mavericks and San Antonio Spurs