NC State drops Arkansas to advance to College World Series
FAYETTEVILLE, Arche. (GoPack.com) – NC State baseball returns to the College World Series for the first time since 2013 and its third time in program history, with a 3-2 victory over No.1 Arkansas on Sunday night in a game. win-win at Baum-Walker Stadium in Fayetteville, Ark.
At least one Atlantic Coast Conference team have reached the College World Series in Omaha each of the past 15 years the event has taken place, and several ACC teams have reached the CWS nine times during that time. .
After suffering a 21-2 loss in Game 1 and then ending the series with a 6-5 victory in Game 2, the Wolfpack eliminated the victory over the number one seed in the NCAA tournament.
NC State improves to 35-18 and heads to Omaha next week as the Razorbacks end their season with a 50-13 record.
Charlie Welch’s two-out double scored the game’s first point in the second inning, but Jonny butler’s A two-run home run in the third put the Pack 2-1 ahead.
After three scoreless innings, Cayden Wallace tied the game for two when he sent a solo shot over the wall to left field in the seventh.
In the ninth, Jose torres hit the heroic winning run when he sent a first home run over the left field wall.
The Wolfpack trio of Matt Willadsen, Chris Villaman and Evan justice (5-2) combined to allow only four hits and one earned run to score.