"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

'Covers the campus like the magnolias'
"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

Wake Forest falls to Maryland, is eliminated from the NCAA Tournament

Wake Forest falls to Maryland, is eliminated from the NCAA Tournament

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor June 5, 2022

Midway through the elimination game between Maryland and Wake Forest, Bob “Turtle” Smith Stadium was still humming with noise, but it was not the sound of jubilation. The home fans in College Park...

Starting pitcher Josh Hartle went seven innings, giving up a run and three hits, to grab the win in Saturdays contest.

Wake Forest stays alive with win against Long Island

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor June 4, 2022

Behind two explosive four-run innings and a strong start by freshman starting pitcher Josh Hartle, Wake Forest earned the right to play another day, defeating Long Island 10-4 to keep its hopes of advancing...

Graduate student Gabe Golob comes into the game after starter Rhett Lowder gives up five runs.

Wake Forest stumbles in opening game against UConn

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor June 3, 2022

On Friday, Wake Forest baseball fell to Connecticut 8-7 after a comeback bid fell short.  When all seemed lost, Wake Forest never quit, but neither did Connecticut. After a four-run eighth inning from...

Wake Forest, which went 1-1 at the ACC Tournament, will compete against Connecticut Friday.

Wake Forest baseball will travel to College Park for NCAA Tournament regional

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor May 30, 2022

For the first time since 2017, Wake Forest baseball will compete in the NCAA Tournament, with hopes of traveling to the College World Series in Omaha for the first time since 1955, when the Demon Deacons...

Seth Keener, who started the game for the Demon Deacons, received a no-decision in the loss.

Wake Forest falls to NC State, awaits NCAA Tournament decision

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor May 25, 2022

After sweeping NC State last week in a make-or-break series, Wake Forest fell to the Wolfpack in their first game of the ACC Tournament on Tuesday, effectively ending their quest for the conference crown.  Due...

Redshirt junior Michael Turconi celebrates with his teammates at home plate after hitting a walk-off home run in Saturday’s extra-inning victory.

Wake Forest drops series against Clemson

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor April 19, 2022

Wake Forest’s hopes of achieving an NCAA ranking took a hit this past weekend. The Demon Deacons dropped a home series against Clemson, only winning one of the three matchups. Friday — a 1-0 Clemson...

The team celebrates a Friday night win over Duke.

Wake Forest sweeps series with Duke

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor April 12, 2022

 For the first time in their 2022 ACC campaign, Wake Forest baseball was able to finish the job. Following a series in which the Demon Deacons could not close out the third game to sweep their opponents,...

Crawford Wade takes the mound against Boston College.

Baseball goes 2-1 against Boston College

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor April 5, 2022

 Following a solid mid-week victory against Coastal Carolina, a team that defeated Wake Forest earlier in the season, the Demon Deacons secured a 2-1 series win over Boston College in Chestnut Hill.  The...

The Wake Forest baseball team completes a pregame ritual.

Baseball goes 1-2 in series with Virginia

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor March 29, 2022

Following a highly successful weekend in Atlanta and a strong mid-week showing against Liberty, Wake Forest won one game in a three-game series with Virginia. The Cavaliers, as of Monday, are ranked as...

Baseball wins series with No. 10 Georgia Tech

Baseball wins series with No. 10 Georgia Tech

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor March 23, 2022

After taking one game from No. 7 Florida State in a three-game series, the Wake Forest baseball team was even more successful this past weekend, earning a series win against then-No. 10 Georgia Tech in...

Freshman Danny Corona (4 RBIs) had three hits in the Friday game against Florida State, two of which left the park for home runs.

Baseball secures first ACC win over Florida State

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor March 16, 2022

After opening the season 12-1 in out-of-conference play, the Wake Forest baseball team began their conference schedule this past weekend, dropping two of the three games in the series against Florida State....

Sophomore Rhett Lowder allowed only one run in 6.1 innings pitched.

Baseball sweeps weekend series with NJIT

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor March 3, 2022

 Following a victory over UNC Greensboro in a mid-week contest, Wake Forest baseball swept New Jersey Tech — a 2021 NCAA Tournament team — in a four-game, weekend series. The wins moved the Demon...

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