Baseball Gameday: Wake Forest vs. No. 3 Florida State
March 8, 2018

Gameday Central | Wake Forest vs. No. 3 Florida State
Game 14 Friday, March 9, 6:00 p.m.
Coverage Gametracker | ACCN Extra
Game 15 Saturday, March 10, 2:00 p.m.
Coverage Gametracker | ACCN Extra
Game 16 Saturday, March 10, 6:00 p.m.
Coverage Gametracker | ACCN Extra
Location Winston-Salem, N.C. (David F. Couch Ballpark) - Facility Info | Tickets | Weather
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The Last Meeting
Wake Forest10
Florida State9
May 14, 2017
Tallahassee, Fla.
No. 16 Deacs Earn Historic Win at No. 25 Florida State
Wake Forest tied the program record with its 17th ACC win, claiming a series in Tallahassee for the first time since 1993.

The Matchup
• Wake Forest opens ACC play this weekend, playing host to No. 3 Florida State. Due to impending inclement weather Sunday, the teams will now play a doubleheader on Saturday.

Last Time Out
• Wake Forest dropped a game at No. 24 Coastal Carolina on Wednesday evening.
Christian Long was the lone Demon Deacon to record a multi-hit game, finishing 2-for-4 with a double and run scored, while Michael Ludowig added a two-run double.
Rhyse Dee and Cole McNamee eached tossed scoreless innings out of the bullpen.

Wake Forest Storylines
Griffin Roberts was named the ACC Pitcher of the Week on Monday for his efforts over the weekend. In last Friday’s 8-1 win over UMass Lowell, Roberts struck out a career-high 11 batters in 8.0 innings. He didn’t allow a baserunner until the fifth inning and allowed just one run on two hits.
• The Demon Deacons have already started six different freshmen position players, while four rookies have seen time on the mound.
• The Deacs are coming off their second Super Regional appearance, finishing a game away from the College World Series. Wake Forest finished the year with a 43-20 record and set program records in ACC wins (19), ACC series wins (eight), All-ACC honorees (nine), MLB Draft picks (eight) and home runs (106).

Opponent And Series History
• Florida State has a significant edge in the all-time series, 89-27, but Wake Forest has won the series in each of the past two seasons. The last time the teams met in Winston-Salem, the Deacs took down the fourth-ranked Seminoles, two games to one.
• The Seminoles are yet to suffer a defeat this season, entering with a 13-0 record. The Seminoles have a team ERA of 2.08 with 176 strikeouts in 117 innings.
• Offensively, Drew Mendoza leads the team with a .429 average and 15 RBIs. Cal Raleigh is batting .326 with four doubles and 15 RBIs, as well.

On Deck
• Wake Forest takes on Charlotte at BB&T Ballpark, home of the Charlotte Knights, on Tuesday at 7 p.m.



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