Board of Directors


Ben Pluer

President Email Ben Pluer

Senior – Biology

Hometown: Huntersville, NC

Most memorable football game you have been to as a student? Beating #3 FSU at home and seeing all the FSU fans leaving the stadium shocked.

Most memorable basketball game you have been to as a student? Any game TJ played in!

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

Favorite NC State athlete? Tie between Kyle Washington and Tanna Aljoe

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, last and most important game of the season

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

Favorite NC State coach? Brian Bunn

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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Senior – 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

Records Keeper Email Jeffrey Pegram

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

Secretary Email Seth Noble

Senior– 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 participate or 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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Senior– 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? Beating Maryland in women’s basketball in 2014.

Favorite NC State athlete? TJ Warren

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?Clemson

Football game you are looking forward to the most this season?Georgia Southern. Can’t wait till the season opener!

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

Favorite NC State coach? Dave Huxtable

If you could go to any away football game this season, which one would you choose? I will be at all away games this season, but I am looking forward to Clemson the most.

Favorite NC State tradition? Lighting the Belltower red after ACC wins.

Why did you choose to come to NC State? The family atmosphere of the students and alumni. I’ve never met a graduate that regretted their time at State and that really stood out to me when I was choosing what college to attend.

I chose NC State over: Appalachian State and Western Carolina


Jacob Bowes

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Junior– Civil Engineering

Hometown: Garner, NC

Most memorable football game you have been to as a student? 17-16 win over FSU in 2012

Most memorable basketball game you have been to as a student? 91-83 BEATDOWN of UNC-CH in 2013

Favorite moment at a SWPC event? Being on the first or second row at basketball games and interacting with the coaches, players, and referees, all season long.

Favorite NC State athlete? Philip Rivers

The thing you love most about NC State Athletics? The unmatched and unprecedented passion from the fan base no matter how good or bad the results are.

Favorite non-revenue sport to watch? Soccer

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

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/Syracuse/UNC-CH (all three are equally important and exciting)

Favorite NC State coach? Bobby Lutz

If you could go to any away football game this season, which one would you choose? Clemson (I have always wanted to go to a Textile Bowl game in Death Valley).

Favorite NC State tradition? When the band goes to each corner of the PNC at the under 4:00 timeout in the 2nd half of every basketball game ending with the fight song. There is just something about thousands of NC State fans clapping in unison with their hands above their heads to the fight song.

Why did you choose to come to NC State? I have loved North Carolina State University since the day I was born. I grew up an NC State fan and I consider it a blessing to attend a school that gives you so much more than an education. p>

I chose NC State over: There was a reason I only applied to NC State.


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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Junior– Human Biology

Hometown: Benson, NC

Most memorable football game you have been to as a student? In the fall of 2012 against Florida State

Most memorable basketball game you have been to as a student? Beating Duke in 2013 and rushing the court

Favorite moment at a SWPC event? Being a part of the constant noise and taunting at the men’s soccer games

Favorite NC State athlete? Andrew Knizner

The thing you love most about NC State Athletics? Win or lose, NC State has the most dedicated and passionate fans for both revenue and non-revenue sports!

Favorite non-revenue sport to watch? Baseball and Men’s Soccer

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

Football game you are looking forward to the most this season? The Hall of Fame Day game against Boston College

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

Favorite NC State coach? Wes Moore

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

Favorite NC State tradition? Locking arms and singing the alma mater, win or lose, after every game.

Why did you choose to come to NC State? I was born and raise a part of the Wolfpack and I knew this was the only place that I would be truly happy at!

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


Jonathan Ritter

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Sophomore - Accounting

Hometown: High Point, NC

Most memorable football game you have been to as a student? Clemson in 2013. Even though we lost the atmosphere was incredible.

Most memorable basketball game you have been to as a student? When TJ dropped 42 against Boston College.

Favorite moment at a SWPC event? Soccer team beat Pitt on a header in extra time.

Favorite NC State athlete? TJ Warren

The thing you love most about NC State Athletics? The passion the fan base shows, no matter how the team is doing.

Favorite non-revenue sport to watch? Soccer

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

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

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? Clemson

Favorite NC State tradition? “Fast Fight” during the under 4 time out at basketball games.

Why did you choose to come to NC State? I have always loved NC State. I could not picture myself anywhere else.

I chose NC State over: South Carolina


David Sutton

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Junior - Biochemistry

Hometown: Candler, NC

Most memorable football game you have been to as a student? Clemson vs State my senior year of high school.

Most memorable basketball game you have been to as a student? Duke vs NC State when they were #1.

Favorite moment at a SWPC event?Ben Pluer calling out names in the morning.

Favorite NC State athlete? Russell Wilson

The thing you love most about NC State Athletics? Every student loves to be at the events and make an amazing atmosphere.

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?Florida State

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

Favorite NC State coach? Mark Gottfried

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

Favorite NC State tradition? Grabbing Cookout after every game.

Why did you choose to come to NC State? My grandfather, mother, and father went to State. I have always been a diehard fan. I guess the science program is good too, though.

I chose NC State over: Playing baseball at Brevard, Lenoir Rhyne, Mars Hill, or Lee University.


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


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?