Deacs extend winning streak

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in Baseball, Featured, Sports | 0 comments

Appalachian State made it close on March 25, but a seven-run eighth inning saw Wake Forest (17-10) squeak out a win to lengthen their winning streak to three. After splitting the first four games of their homestand, Wake also pulled out a win in the final match in Winston-Salem by edging Charlotte 8-6 on March 24 at Gene Hooks Field. Wake Forest started off strong against Charlotte with a five-run second inning.

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Hatch is happy with Manning

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in Men's Basketball, Sports | 1 comment

Despite a 13-19 season, President Hatch is confident about the direction of the men’s basketball program. “I am very bullish on the team,” Hatch said. “They hung together as a team and played hard.” As far as Wake Forest finishing 1-6 in its last seven games, Hatch believes the team hit a wall, particularly due to the number of young players who have significant roles on the team.

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Men’s golf: Deacons show improvement

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in Featured, Men's Golf, Sports | 0 comments

Although it is not first place, fifth place at the Schenkel Invitational on March 21 is an accomplishment, given the stiff competition. The Deacs finished in a tie for fifth with in-state rival N.C. State at the 15-team invitational hosted by Georgia Southern at the Forest Heights Country Club. “17-under sounds really good, and the course was very gettable this week,” head coach Jerry Haas said. “We just didn’t make any putts on the second day. If we had shot a decent round on our second day, we could have ended up finishing third.”

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Club Sports Spotlight: Fishing

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in Sports | 0 comments

The College Kayak Fishing Organization hosted a fishing tournament at Falls Lake in Raleigh, N.C. on March 21 in an invitational to a number of local universities. Among those in competition were Wake Forest, Duke, Virginia Tech, and North Carolina. Each school provided at least one pairing to compete for the tournament crown but no school could put together a pairing that could challenge Wake Forest.

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Men’s tennis adds another ranked win to its resumé

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in Men's Tennis, Sports | 0 comments

The Wake Forest men’s tennis team (13-5, 3-2) faced one of its toughest weekend tests of the year. The nation’s No. 12 team squared off against No. 16 Virginia Tech at home, before traveling to Durham to battle No. 6 Duke. After winning three straight matches against ranked foes, the Demon Deacons exuded supreme confidence. But Wake proved that it’s one of the ACC’s premiere teams, the weekend ended on a bitter note.

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Women’s tennis splits doubleheader

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in Sports, Women's Tennis | 0 comments

The doubles point has been crucial for Wake Forest all season. It is no surprise then that losing that point to No. 1 UNC led to a loss, while winning it against Appalachian State led to a win. Wake Forest faced a daunting task March 22 when they hosted a doubleheader at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex against the No. 1 team in the nation, the University of North Carolina, in the morning, and Appalachian State in the afternoon.

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