NC State had two matchups this weekend with ACCHL rivals Duke and Elon last weekend in Hillsborough. After a rocky first and second period on Friday against the Blue Devils, the Wolfpack were able to bounce back and secure their first win of the season. Sophomore goaltender, Joey Hall, starting the season off strong only allowing two goals. Rookies, Weaver, Webb, and C. Gallagher scored their first goals on the team. NCSU won 8-2.
Saturday, NC State matched up with Elon for an afternoon game. The Wolfpack played a full 60 minutes, battling the entire way with Elon. In his first game back in a year, goalie, Calvin Stone, recorded a shutout after shocking everyone with an outstanding performance. Goals came from Gimenez Madill, Alfonzetti, Lenzmeier, and Kristof. The pack clinched a 4-0 victory against the Phoenix.
This coming weekend, the Wolfpack will host the annual Stephen Russell Memorial Tournament for ACC kickoff play. NC State plays the College of New Jersey at 6:30PM on Friday night, 2016 ACC Championship rematch with George Washington University at 6:00PM on Saturday Night, and Navy at 7:00AM on Sunday morning. All games are played at the Raleigh Iceplex.