Baseball Game Notes
Mac Williamson has two home runs on the season.

March 1, 2012

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Deacs to Host Eastern Michigan and Marshall
• Wake Forest will host a double round robin with Eastern Michigan and Marshall, as each team will play four games.
• The Demon Deacons will play Eastern Michigan on Friday at 4 p.m. and on Sunday at 12 p.m. Wake will play Marshall on Saturday and Sunday, with both games coming at 4 p.m.

How to Catch the Game
• The game will streamed live on WakeForestSports.com. Steve Shutt will call the game on Friday night, while Evan Lepler will handle the broadcast duties on Saturday and Sunday.
• You can also get live updates via the Wake Forest baseball Twitter account. Follow the team @WFUBaseball or Twitter.com/WFUBaseball.

Last Time Out
• Wake Forest defeated UNC Asheville 9-8 after Mac Williamson connected on a solo homer in the sixth inning to break an 8-8 tie.
Matt Pirro earned his first career win in the process after pitching 2.2 innings of perfect relief.
• The win pushed Wake Forest's winning streak to four games, the longest it has been since a six-game streak back in 2009.

This weekend's Opponents
• Eastern Michigan enters the week with a 2-5 record. The Eagles have defeated Oral Roberts and NC Central.
• Marshall is just below .500 at 3-4 on the year. The Thundering Herd split a four-game series with Charleston Southern last weekend and have not played since Sunday.

Series History
• Wake Forest and Eastern Michigan have never met.
• The Demon Deacons are a perfect 7-0 against Marshall, with the last victory coming 7-6 in 2009.

Next Up...
• Wake Forest will continue its homestand with the next seven to be played at Gene Hooks Field at Wake Forest Baseball Park.
• The Demon Deacons will host a two-game midweek series with Valparaiso on Tuesday and Wednesday.
• Wake Forest will then open up conference play when ACC rival Maryland comes to town for a three-game series next weekend.

 

 

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