Know Your Regional: No.1 North Carolina State

North Carolina State University Wolfpack

Raleigh, North Carolina

Notable Alumni: Bill Cowher, John Edwards, Zach Galifianakis

Athletic Coast Conference

NCAA Tournament Appearances: (26) 1968, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

2012 NCAA Tournament Result: Defeated No.4 Sacred Heart 16-5, Lost to No.2 Vanderbilt 9-8, Defeated No.3 UNCW 17-5, Defeated No.2 Vanderbilt 6-5, Defeated No.2 Vanderbilt 9-7, SUPER REGIONAL: Lost to No.1 Florida 7-1, Lost to No.1 Florida 9-8

Head Coach Elliot Avent 17th year

Matchup: No.4 Binghamton at 6 p.m. CT

 

(44-14, 19-10)

RPI: 7

Strength of Schedule: 9

Record Against the RPI Top 50: 18-10

RPI Top 50 Wins: Neu. No.26 Florida Atlantic, Neu. No.45 Coastal Carolina, No.38 Campbell, No.14 Clemson, Neu. No.14 Clemson, No.30 UNW, at No.30 UNCW, No.37 Maryland (2), No.11 Virginia Tech (3), at No.21 Georgia Tech (3), No.1 UNC, No.8 Florida State, Neu. No.19 Miami

RPI Top 50 Losses: No.14 Clemson (2), at No.3 Virginia (3), No.37 Maryland, No.1 UNC, Neu. No.1 UNC, No.8 Florida State (2)

 

Pitching:

Team ERA: 3.24 (37th in the nation)

Hits Allowed Per Nine Innings: 7.17 (8th)

Strikeouts Per Nine Innings: 8.8 (3rd)

Walks Allowed Per Nine Innings: 3.71 (164th)

Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio: 2.38 (41st)

WHIP: 1.21 (21st)

 

Batting:

Team Batting Average: .280 (111th)

Hits: 570 (56th)

Walks: 239 (47th)

Runs: 370 (37th)

Home Runs: 26 (91st)

Slugging Percentage: .389 (83rd)

Stolen Bases: 100 (22nd)

Sacrifice Bunts: 44 (112th)

Carlos Rodon leads the NCAA with 151 strikeouts, 21 more than Stanford’s Mark Appel with 130.

 

Fielding: 

Fielding Percentage: .968 (111th)

Double Plays: 48 (103rd)

 

Team Leaders:

ERA (starter): Carlos Rodon (3.48)

ERA (reliever): Chris Overman (0.39)

Wins: Rodon (8-2)

Saves: Grant Sasser (7)

Strikeouts: Rodon (151)

 

Batting Average: Trea Turner (.376)

Runs Batted In: Tarran Senay (49)

Home Runs: (two tied) Turner and Senay (6)

Triples: Turner (4)

Doubles: Brett Austin (19)

Hits: (two tied) Turner and Jake Fincher (73)

Stolen Bases: Turner (24-30)

Bases on Balls: Austin (33)