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Luciano Tacchi looking off to his teammates’ courts during his singles match against the Davidson Wildcats on Feb. 28 at the Wake Forest Tennis Center.

Deacon Spotlight: Luciano Tacchi

Christina Denovio, Assistant Sports Editor March 4, 2021

Joining the Wake Forest men’s tennis team all the way from Bella Vista, Argentina, Luciano Tacchi is a freshman new to campus this semester. Born in Córdoba before moving to Bella Vista, Tacchi attended...

Wake Forest goalie Andrew Pannenberg, who was drafted by Orlando City in this year’s MLS Draft, running with McNally.

Deacon Spotlight: Cole McNally

Bry Richards, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

Hailing from Mount Airy, Md. Wake Forest goalkeeper Cole McNally is no stranger to soccer’s extraordinary world. McNally began playing soccer under his father’s wing at the tender age of three before...

Deacon Spotlight: Carter Whitt

Deacon Spotlight: Carter Whitt

Cooper Sullivan, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

Class of 2021 basketball recruit Carter Whitt has arrived in Winston-Salem earlier than expected. The 6’4”, 180-pound early enrollee hails from Raleigh, N.C. where he played three years of high school...

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Deacon Spotlight: Calvin Harris

Khushi Arya, Staff Writer November 19, 2020

Calvin Harris plays forward for the men’s soccer team. A sophomore intending to major in Communication, Harris hails from Middlesbrough, England, but has moved between Hong Kong and New Zealand while...

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Deacon Spotlight: Rachel Kuehn

Will Zimmerman, Sports Editor November 5, 2020

Rachel Kuehn is a sophomore from Asheville, N.C., and a member of the Women’s Golf Team here at Wake Forest. She is planning on majoring in business and enterprise management.  She also has strong...

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Deacon Spotlight: Steve Shutt

Christina Denovio, Staff Writer October 29, 2020

Steve Shutt is the Wake Forest Associate Athletic Director for Athletic Communications, and, after 13 years at Wake Forest, he will retire on Oct. 31. Shutt graduated from Bowling Green State University...

Deacon Spotlight: Anne Van Hoof

Deacon Spotlight: Anne Van Hoof

Will Zimmerman, Sports Editor October 15, 2020

A senior from Schijndel, a town in the south of the Netherlands, Anne Van Hoof’s journey to the Wake Forest Field Hockey team was anything but traditional. “I lived with my two older sisters, parents...

Deacon Spotlight: Dominic Peters

Deacon Spotlight: Dominic Peters

Charles Horn October 1, 2020

Dominic Peters is a senior and a goalkeeper on the Men’s Soccer Team. Peters is graduating in December, with a major in philosophy and minors in politics & international affairs and religion. On-campus,...

Deacon Spotlight:  Chase Oliver & Isaiah Parente

Deacon Spotlight: Chase Oliver & Isaiah Parente

Cooper Sull September 24, 2020

Men’s soccer is off to a strong start this season, as they beat Pittsburgh 3-2 in an exhibition match on Sept. 13. Freshman Chase Oliver scored two of those goals in his first taste of collegiate soccer....

Deacon Spotlight: Isaiah Mucius

Deacon Spotlight: Isaiah Mucius

Essex Thayer September 10, 2020

Isaiah Mucius is a junior at Wake Forest majoring in sociology and a member of the men’s basketball team. He is one of the highest touted returners on newly-hired Head Coach Steve Forbes’ squad —...

Deacon Spotlight: Logan Bolton

Deacon Spotlight: Logan Bolton

Ben Conroy September 3, 2020

Logan Bolton is a senior member of the WFU cheerleading squad. She’s set to graduate in May with a degree in communication as well as a minor in journalism, and has led an incredibly decorated career...

Deacon Spotlight: John Ernst

Deacon Spotlight: John Ernst

Nick Lalli March 5, 2020

John Ernst is a sophomore from Loveland, Ohio entering his second year as a baseball manager for the Wake Forest’s Men’s Baseball team. He is a Health & Exercise Science major with minors in Biology,...

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