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Ben Pluer

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Senior– Biology

Hometown: Huntersville, NC

Most memorable football game you have been to as a student? Beating #7 Clemson at home and seeing all the Clemson fans leaving the stadium shocked.

Most memorable basketball game you have been to as a student? The Syracuse game because despite the loss, Wolfpack nation was in full force, screaming, cheering, and heckling their players

Favorite moment at a SWPC event? Every baseball game on a Sunday Afternoon

Favorite NC State athlete? C.J. Leslie

The thing you love most about NC State Athletics? The camaraderie of fans at both revenue and non-revenue sporting events

Favorite non-revenue sport to watch? Volleyball or Baseball, both have great atmospheres

ACC team you look forward to playing most every year?UNC

Football game you are looking forward to the most this season?UNC

Basketball game you are looking forward to the most this season? UNC

Favorite NC State coach? Mark Gottfried

If you could go to any away football game this season, which one would you choose? Tennessee or UNC

Favorite NC State tradition? Win or Lose, singing the Alma Mater at the end of football and basketball games

Why did you choose to come to NC State? I was born bleeding Wolfpack red and that gave me no other choice

I chose NC State over: I didn’t apply anywhere else!


Reeves Thompson

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Junior – Economics

Hometown: High Point, NC

Most memorable football game you have been to as a student? 2012 vs #3 ranked Florida State

Most memorable basketball game you have been to as a student? UNC in January 2013; College Gameday's first appearance in Raleigh for basketball.

Favorite moment at a SWPC event? Nazmi Albadawi's "golden goal" against Mercer in 2012.

Favorite NC State athlete? Matt Dayes

The thing you love most about NC State Athletics? The passion and dedication of all the fans.

Favorite non-revenue sport to watch? Baseball

ACC team you look forward to playing most every year?UNC

Football game you are looking forward to the most this season?UNC

Basketball game you are looking forward to the most this season? UNC

Favorite NC State coach? Coach Doeren

If you could go to any away football game this season, which one would you choose? Florida State

Favorite NC State tradition? Supporting the athletic teams of all sports.

Why did you choose to come to NC State? I grew up coming to State football and basketball games; didn’t consider going to anywhere else. I love NC State.

I chose NC State over: Did not apply anywhere else.


Jeffrey Pegram

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Junior- Sport Management

Hometown – Apex, NC

Most memorable football game you have been to as a student? Last year vs. Clemson, and even though we lost it was a fantastic atmosphere!

Most memorable basketball game you have been to as a student? Upsetting top ranked Duke at PNC!

Favorite moment at a SWPC event? Beating Carolina two years ago in a great Volleyball match!

Favorite NC State athlete? Former, Russell Wilson. Current, NC State Softball Team.

The thing you love most about NC State Athletics? Our one-of-a-kind student sections and the atmosphere we can create at the biggest games during the season.

Favorite non-revenue sport to watch? Softball or Volleyball

ACC team you look forward to playing most every year? There’s an obvious answer, but I think that’s giving them too much of a compliment, so I’ll say Florida State.

Football game you are looking forward to the most this season? Homecoming vs. Georgia Tech

Basketball game you are looking forward to the most this season? Duke and Carolina in Raleigh!

Favorite NC State coach? Shawn Rychcik, Softball

If you could go to any away football game this season, which one would you choose? I went away to Clemson my freshman year, but this would be last opportunity to see the State-Carolina game in Chapel Hill, so I would like to see us beat them at Keenan Stadium!

Favorite NC State Tradition? Tailgating at the Fairgrounds!

Why did you choose to come to NC State? My dad graduated from NC State and he was privileged enough to watch arguably the best player in State basketball history, David Thompson. With that experience, he instilled Wolfpack Nation into my blood and it’s always been a dream of mine to come to NC State!

I chose NC State over: UNC Charlotte and of course, Carolina.


Seth Noble

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Junior – Political Science

Hometown: Whiteville, NC

Most memorable football game you have been to as a student? 2012 FSU

Most memorable basketball game you have been to as a student? I can't pick just one....2012-2013 home Duke and UNC games

Favorite moment at a SWPC event? Any event that our AD Debbie Yow or Coaches partcipate attend

Favorite NC State athlete? Dereck Whittenburg, Tyler Lewis

The thing you love most about NC State Athletics? The passion and dedication of our fans. It doesn't get any better than the Wolfpack Faithful!

Favorite non-revenue sport to watch? Baseball

ACC team you look forward to playing most every year?UNC of course.

Football game you are looking forward to the most this season?Clemson and UNC

Basketball game you are looking forward to the most this season? UNC

Favorite NC State coach? Elliott Avent

If you could go to any away football game this season, which one would you choose? I plan on attending the games at Wake Forest and Duke, but I wouldn't mind going on a road trip to Florida State as well.

Favorite NC State tradition? Win or Lose, singing the Alma Mater at the end of the games.

Why did you choose to come to NC State? I was born and raised an NC State fan so it has been my dream to attend NC State.

I chose NC State over: NC State is the only school that I knew I would be truley happy at, so it was the only school that I applied to.


Logan Blankenship

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Junior – Sports Management

Hometown: Candler, NC

Most memorable football game you have been to as a student? Our victory over #3 Florida State in 2012

Most memorable basketball game you have been to as a student? Beating #1 Duke this past season. Getting to rush the court was an unforgettable moment.

Favorite moment at a SWPC event? The NC State vs. UNC baseball series from this past season.

Favorite NC State athlete? Dereck Whittenburg and Torry Holt

The thing you love most about NC State Athletics? The passionate fan base that always support our teams, no matter the record or sport.

Favorite non-revenue sport to watch? Baseball

ACC team you look forward to playing most every year?Othern than UNC, Clemson and FSU

Football game you are looking forward to the most this season?The Thursday night game vs. Clemson

Basketball game you are looking forward to the most this season? Florida Gulf Coast

Favorite NC State coach? Dave Huxtable

If you could go to any away football game this season, which one would you choose? I am lookin gfoward to the Florida State game, with it being legendary Coach Bobby Bowden's first return to a game at FSU since his retirement.

Favorite NC State tradition? The slow clap fight song before football/basketball games.

Why did you choose to come to NC State? When I was deciding on what college to attend, NC State stood out the most because of its loyalalumni base. It felt like such a family atmosphere, and I fell in love from the start..

I chose NC State over: Appalachian State and Western Carolina


Jacob Bowes

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Kelson Crocker

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Senior – Business Administration

Hometown: Kenly, NC

Most memorable football game you have been to as a student? Fall 2010 against Florida State on Thursday Night Football on ESPN

Most memorable basketball game you have been to as a student? January 2013 against Duke, I got to experience my first court rush in PNC Arena..

Favorite moment at a SWPC event? Beating UNC in Women’s Basketball Freshman year and rushing the court in the historic Reynolds Coliseum.

Favorite NC State athlete? My favorite athlete would be the entire NC State Football Offensive Line. I am an equipment manager for the football team and the Offensive Line is the position that I work with..

The thing you love most about NC State Athletics? NC State fans support the Pack no matter what, there is a true since of family in the school itself and in the athletic program.

Favorite non-revenue sport to watch? Baseball

ACC team you look forward to playing most every year? Besides the obvious answer, UNC, I would have to say Clemson.

Football game you are looking forward to the most this season? Tie between Clemson on Thursday Night Football and UNC on Homecoming.

Basketball game you are looking forward to the most this season? Games against new ACC members, Notre Dame, Syracuse and Pittsburgh.

Favorite NC State coach? Mike Uremovich

If you could go to any away football game this season, which one would you choose? Florida State

Favorite NC State tradition? Singing the Alma Mater after each game.

Why did you choose to come to NC State? I heard it was a great school and had a sense of family. Family is very important to me and I was happy to have found a family at NC State..

I chose NC State over: Campbell, ECU


Emily Raynor

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Jim Williamson

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Senior – Forest Management

Hometown: Rock Ridge, NC

Most memorable football game you have been to as a student? 2012 Florida State Game

Most memorable basketball game you have been to as a student? 2013 UNC Game

Favorite moment at a SWPC event? It’s hard to beat a good afternoon baseball game

Favorite NC State athlete? Derek Whittenburg

The thing you love most about NC State Athletics? Awesome Fans and Atmosphere!

Favorite non-revenue sport to watch? Baseball

ACC team you look forward to playing most every year?UNC

Football game you are looking forward to the most this season? Florida State

Basketball game you are looking forward to the most this season? Duke

Favorite NC State coach? Elliot Avent

If you could go to any away football game this season, which one would you choose? Clemson

Favorite NC State tradition? Tailgating Before Football Games

Why did you choose to come to NC State? I grew up a Wolfpack fan and have had a lot of Family that have come here .

I chose NC State over: Pretty Much Everywhere


Jonathan Ritter

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David Sutton

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Sophomore - Biochemistry

Hometown: Candler, NC

Most memorable football game you have been to as a student? 2012 Florida State game when they were ranked #3 in the nation.

Most memorable basketball game you have been to as a student? 2013 Duke game when we beat them and rushed the court. Never have I been more hyped.

Favorite moment at a SWPC event? The fall of 2012 volleyball game against UNC. We all got so loud in Reynolds Coliseum.

Favorite NC State athlete? Richard Howell

The thing you love most about NC State Athletics? The yelling and energy of all the students and that we are pretty good.

Favorite non-revenue sport to watch? Volleyball

ACC team you look forward to playing most every year?UNC

Football game you are looking forward to the most this season?UNC

Basketball game you are looking forward to the most this season? UNC

Favorite NC State coach? Coach Doeren

If you could go to any away football game this season, which one would you choose? Florida State

Favorite NC State tradition? Cruising down Hillsborough and seeing the Bell tower turn RED”

Why did you choose to come to NC State? I am a third generation NC State student in my family. My parents met here. This school has a fantastic biochemistry program and I love NC State Athletics .

I chose NC State over: lee University, Brevard College and Mars Hill for Baseball, UNC-Charlotte.


Aaron Vodicka

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Junior – Political Science and Spanish

Hometown: Apex, NC

Most memorable football game you have been to as a student? Florida State my freshman year.

Most memorable basketball game you have been to as a student? Beating Duke my freshman year and being one of the first students to rush the floor.

Favorite moment at a SWPC event? The tennis special we did the past two years.

Favorite NC State athlete? Mario Williams. I loved watching him as a kid and it has been great seeing him in the NFL.

The thing you love most about NC State Athletics? Never know what to expect. Keeps me on my toes and keeps it interesting.

Favorite non-revenue sport to watch? Men’s soccer. My family plays and enjoys watching soccer.

ACC team you look forward to playing most every year? Is this a question? UNC. Of course.

Football game you are looking forward to the most this season? I am excited for Clemson. They lost Tajh and Sammy so I’m interested to see how they bounce back.

Basketball game you are looking forward to the most this season? Like always, UNC. I want to beat them handily this year.

Favorite NC State coach? Current? I like Dave Doeren. He’s young and exciting and strives to exceed expectations. All-time I’d have to go with Jimmy V. I would have loved to be alive to see him coach.

If you could go to any away football game this season, which one would you choose? I would go to Tallahassee to see us play the reigning champs, Florida State. Then I could catch a day at the beach near Jacksonville on the way back.

Favorite NC State tradition? I like the Ram Roast. Nothing beats getting pumped to beat UNC.

Why did you choose to come to NC State? I chose to come to NC State because it’s where I belong.

I chose NC State over: Nothing. I never doubted I was coming to State. Did you?