No. 26 NC State men’s soccer team opened up the season with a 2-1 victory against No. 6 UNC-Chapel Hill at its exhibition game in Chapel Hill on Sunday night.
Junior wide receiver Emeka Emezie is now NC State’s top wideout, and he’s ready to take on that responsibility. After impressing in brief time in his freshman year and shining in his sophomore year, the spotlight is on Emezie.
With the second week of the NFL preseason almost in the books, a handful of NC State alums are continuing to impress in training camp and game action and are working their way up their respective teams’ depth charts. Here are a few former Wolfpack stars who shone the brightest in their second preseason games.
The NC State men’s and women's golf team will each begin their 2019-20 campaign in three weeks. Both teams will compete in four tournaments in the fall, while the men will compete in six tournaments in the spring, and the women will compete in five tournaments before postseason play.
In the school's ever-expanding attempts to satisfy the needs of students and the overall fan base of its team, NC State is implementing a plethora of changes to Carter-Finley Stadium. These will include the sales of beer and other alcoholic beverages as well as upgrades that will allow fans to remain cool during games.
The conversations about who is the best at something among sports fans will never end and the conversation about who is the best club team in women’s soccer is no different. But what isn’t up for debate is that given the results in the last two Women’s International Champions Cups the North Carolina Courage needs to be in that conversation.
In a rematch of last year’s Women’s International Champions Cup final, the North Carolina Courage fell to Olympique Lyonnais1-0, falling short of its goal to repeat as champions and potentially lay claim to the title of best women’s club soccer team in the world.
NCFC moved up to fourth in the table with Saturday’s 5-0 win over the Pittsburgh Riverhounds. Going into the game the Riverhounds sat one point above NCFC in the table, but with the win NCFC lept over both Pittsburgh and Indy Eleven.
In front of a home crowd of over 5,000 people at Sahlen’s Stadium in Cary, the North Carolina Courage won its first game of the International Champions Cup 2-1 over Manchester City in a thrilling come-from-behind affair.