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Deacons Celebrate Dedication of McCreary Field House

02/25/16

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Wake Forest University on Wednesday formally cut the ribbon on McCreary Field House, the new indoor practice facility for Demon Deacon athletics. The 80,000-square foot structure features a 120-yard football field and weightlifting facilities for the Deacon football team. McCreary Field House is the first phase of a planned $58 million projectRead more »

Creating Life-Changing Relationships through Stewardship

02/16/16

The annual Deacon Club Stewardship Brunch is always a special event where we honor the generosity of our scholarship donors and celebrate the successes of our student-athletes. This year’s Stewardship Brunch was an especially exciting event as we were able to have Wake Forest football alum Ovie Mughelli return to campus as our special guestRead more »

Fourth Annual Stewardship Brunch Celebrates Scholarship Donors

02/10/16

Winston-Salem, N.C.—Nearly 300 student-athletes, coaches and donors gathered in the Snead Room in Bridger Field House on Saturday for the fourth annual Stewardship Brunch, hosted by the Deacon Club in honor of scholarship donors. Those in attendance helped fund scholarships for over 350 Wake Forest student-athletes through the establishment of endowed athletic scholarships and contributionsRead more »

Ballpark Named for David F. Couch

02/09/16

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — During Saturday’s ceremonial groundbreaking for the $9.5M initial phase of Wake Forest baseball’s new Player Development Center, Wake Forest Athletics announced that the Wake Forest baseball park has been named David F. Couch Ballpark in honor of former baseball player David Couch (’84). Couch, a longtime supporter of Wake Forest Athletics andRead more »

2016 ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament in Washington, D.C.

01/11/16

The ACC Tournament is the premier conference tournament for men’s basketball and this year the tournament will be returning to the nation’s capitol of Washington, D.C. The 20,000-seat Verizon Center, which previously hosted the 2005 tournament, will be home to the 2016 tournament. The fourteen-game tournament will open on Tuesday, March 8 with the finalsRead more »

New Year, New Facilities

12/04/15

As we wind down 2015 it is simply amazing to see the progress in our athletic facilities as an integral part of the Wake Will Campaign. The construction progress on campus is unprecedented and provides excitement for the facilities that will shape the future of Wake Forest Athletics. Wake Forest Baseball Project The latest projectRead more »

Deacon Club Hosts Annual Thank-A-Thon

11/20/15

Winston-Salem, N.C. – This October and November the Deacon Club hosted the annual Thank-A-Thon where Wake Forest student-athletes came together to show their appreciation of the more than 4,500 supporters who help fund Demon Deacon Athletics and provide opportunities for every student-athlete and Deacon team. Throughout each of the three nights of the Thank-A-Thon, student-athletesRead more »

Wake Forest Men’s Golf Travels to Hawaii Thanks to Deacon Club Donors

11/20/15

Winston-Salem, N.C. – On November 2, 2015, the Wake Forest men’s golf team had the opportunity to travel to Princeville, Hawaii and participate in the 2015 Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational. It was the first time men’s golf had traveled to Hawaii and was made possible by some of the Deacon Club’s most gracious donors. TheRead more »

Wake Forest Baseball Breaks Ground on Player Development Center

11/18/15

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Wake Forest Athletics began work on Monday on the first phase of a planned $14 million player development center. Construction of the $9.5 million initial phase was made possible by the gifts of a number of generous donors When complete, the state-of-the-art, 41,000 square foot facility will include a team locker room,Read more »

Deacon Club Announces New “Recruit A Deac” Referral Campaign

11/05/15

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Wake Forest Deacon Club has announced “Recruit A Deac”, an exciting new referral campaign that offers all donors, regardless of giving level, an opportunity to provide a lasting impact on the future of Wake Forest Athletics. Just as our coaches rely on new recruits to build upon and improve our athleticRead more »

Recruit A Deac

11/04/15

Recruiting is essential to each one of our athletic programs. To compete for championships and truly Develop Champions, we must first recruit the highest caliber student-athletes, a cause our Deacon Club members support through their annual contributions. And just as we rely on new recruits to improve our athletic programs, the Deacon Club leans onRead more »

Dr. Stephanie M. Glenn (’77, MD ’81) Receives Gene Hooks Achievement Award

10/26/15

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Dr. Stephanie M. Glenn (’77, MD ’81), a former volleyball player, was honored during the Varsity Club/Hall of Fame Dinner on October 23 with the Gene Hooks Achievement Award. The award recognizes a former Wake Forest coach, staff member, student-athlete, trainer or manager who has exhibited traits of integrity, charity, leadership andRead more »