NC State to Open Home Slate Against Florida State

RALEIGH, N.C.- The NC State swimming and diving team is set to open its home schedule for the 2015-16 season as it hosts Florida State Saturday. This marks the first of three home meets for the Pack.

The ACC matchup is slated for an 11 a.m. start inside Casey Aquatic Center.

Holloway’s Statement

“We’re looking forward to our first home meet of the season this weekend, hosting Florida State. We’re excited to be at home in front of our fans, alumni, friends and family, and we take a lot of pride in competing in our pool. This will be the first dual meet for the men’s team, and our women will get a chance to compete again after a great showing in California last weekend,” said head coach Braden Holloway.

“Florida State is a well-coached team that is continuously getting better. They’re a quality team that always provides great competition for us every year, so we’re looking forward to a great meet day. There will be a lot of great racing and diving, and fans will get a chance to see some of the country’s best match up against each other.”

Last Time Out

The Wolfpack women defeated Southern California and Hawai’i last weekend in its first head-to-head matchup of the season to start its season with a 2-0 mark.

NC State earned a 190-144 victory over Southern Cal, who finished eighth at last year’s NCAA Championships, and a 257.5-74.5 triumph over Hawai’i. Collectively, the Pack earned wins in 13 of the 18 events contested over the two-day period.

Scouting Florida State

In its last time out, Florida State’s women’s team finished fourth at the SMU Classic. The squad holds a 0-1 record heading into the weekend, while the men are 1-0 on the regular season after hosting Minnesota on Oct. 3.

The Seminoles will face Duke and Queens University in a tri-meet Friday prior to its matchup with the Pack.

Promotions

-Free Krispy Kreme doughnuts to the first 200 fans inside the door.

-Post-meet autograph session.

Fan Information

Fans can follow the meet through live results and via the meet mobile app for iPhone and Android. Fans can also follow along through NC States swimming and diving’s official Twitter account, @packswimdive, for live feed via Periscope of the event.

Swimming news courtesy of NC State Swimming & Diving.

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