Baseball Downs Duke, 15-6

March 13, 1999

Box Score

WINSTON-SALEM, NC - Senior lefthander John Hendricks tossed eight shutout innings and the Wake Forest offense pounded out a season-high 19 hits as the 25th-ranked Demon Deacons defeated Duke, 15-6, on Saturday afternoon at Hooks Stadium.

With the victory, Wake Forest improves its record to 12-4 overall and 2-0 in the Atlantic Coast Conference, while Duke drops to 10-11 and 0-2 in league play.

Hendricks (4-2) surrendered just six base hits -- five of which were singles -- and one walk while striking out seven batters. He allowed just two Duke batters to advance past first base.

Duke starter Stephen Cowie (5-2) took the loss after giving up 11 runs on 12 hits in 3 2/3 innings of work.

Already leading by a score of 4-0, the Demon Deacons scored seven runs and sent 13 batters to the plate in the bottom of the fourth inning to put the game out of reach.

Wake Forest's Ben Danosky went 4-for-5 with four RBI in the game while Scott Daeley also collected four base hits. Danosky, Chase Voshell and Jason Aquilante all hit home runs for the Demon Deacons. Nine different Wake Forest batters had at least one hit in the game.

Duke finally scratched the scoreboard with six runs in the top of the ninth inning, highlighted by a grand slam from Ryan Caradonna.

Wake Forest and Duke will conclude their three-game series on Sunday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. at Hooks Stadium.



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