A rivalry matchup to say the least. NCSU vs. UNCW always proves to be an intense battle year in and year out. The Icepack started the scoring early in the first period and didn't look back. Maintaining the lead at the end of each period and finishing the game off 7-6. Goals came from Fredenburg, Banasiewicz (2), Zippetelli, Giminez-Madill (2), and Kinney.