Tommy White gets a water-cooler bath after setting the NC State single-season homer record (ACC media)

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Wednesday ACC Dispatches: Tommy Tanks Makes History; FSU, Pitt Win

At The Ballpark

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In the fall, NC State coach Elliott Avent introduced freshman Tommy White to Turtle Zaun. In 1988, Zaun hit 25 home runs to tie the school single-season record set by Tracy Woodson four years earlier.

“I said, ‘Tommy, this guy, he had 25 home runs, which is the all-time NC State record with Tracy Woodson. And maybe one day you’ll get a chance to break that record.’ I just didn’t think it would happen in his freshman year. Coach Hart told me it’s the all-time freshman record in the NCAA, and that’s a lot of great hitters[…]

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