Weekend Watch: Pack vs. Campbell

The Wolfpack takes a break from exams for a two-games series against the Camels. Pack Pride's Austin Johnson takes a look at the match-up.

Series At A Glance
NC State (Overall: 29-16, Home: 19-7, Away: 8-6, Neutral: 2-3, ACC: 12-12)
vs
Campbell
(Overall: 10-36, Home: 6-18, Away: 4-18, ACC: 4-17)

Probable Starters

Friday
NC State: RHP Sam Brown (0-0) – 5.29 ERA, 63 Strikeouts, .271 Opp BA
Campbell: RHP Blake Herring (3-7) – 6.11 ERA, 51 Strikeouts, .282 Opp BA

Saturday
NC State: RHP Nate Karns (2-2) - 2.86 ERA, 20 Strikeouts, .173 Opp BA
Campbell: RHP Quinn LeSage (4-3) - 5.78 ERA, 40 Strikeouts, .320 Opp BA

Notables

  • NC State leads the all-time series, 37-9. Elliot Avent is 9-2 against the Camels since joining the Wolfpack.
  • The Pack won last year's only meeeting, 13-7. State rallied from a 7-3 deficit after six innings thanks to a 4-for-4 effort from Brian Aragon.
  • NC State currently sits in third place in the ACC's Atlantic Division with a 12-12 mark with series against Clemson and Virginia remaining. Boston College and Wake Forest are each one-game back at 11-13, but the Pack holds a tie-breaker by beating each team in its head-to-head series.


    Statistical Leaders

    Batting Avg: Pat Ferguson, .339
    Hits: Caleb Mangum, 48
    Runs:Joe Florio, 37
    Home Runs: Mike Roskopf, 9
    RBIs: Mangum and Ryan Pond, 32
    Stolen Bases: Ramon Corona, 8
    Wins:
    Andrew Brackman, 6
    Saves: Eryk McConnell, 8
    ERA: McConnell, 1.60
    Strikeouts: Brackman, 69
    Innings Pitched: Brackman, 74
    Opp Batting Avg: Jeff Stallings, .233

    Campbell
    Batting Avg:
    Carlton Floyd, .333
    Hits: Floyd, 62
    Runs: Brandon Scott, 26
    Home Runs: Robb Meng and Ryan Hamme, 4 RBIs: Scott, 24
    Stolen Bases: Mike Causey, 8

    Wins: Blake Herring and Hame, 3
    Saves: Three players tied at 1
    ERA: Justin Lilly, 5.25
    Strikeouts: Robert Woodard, 51
    Innings Pitched: Herring, 73.2
    Opp Batting Avg: Herring, .282

    Atlantic Coast Conference
    Batting Avg:
    Tony Thomas Jr., .450
    Hits: Thomas Jr., 86
    Runs: Thomas Jr., 70
    Home Runs: Allan Dykstra WF, 16
    RBIs: Dykstra and Dustin Ackley UNC, 53
    Stolen Bases: Nate Parks VT, 34

    Wins: Bryan Henry, 11
    Saves: Andrew Carignan UNC, 10
    ERA: Jacob Thompson UVA, 1.38
    Strikeouts: Henry, 88
    Innings Pitched:Thompson, 85
    Opp Batting Avg: Thompson, .189


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