Full Day of Deacon Athletics on Saturday

Both the Spring Game and a WFU-UNC baseball showdown are to be held Saturday afternoon in Winston-Salem.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- The Wake Forest athletic department invites students, faculty, staff and the Piedmont Triad community to come out for a full day of Deacon athletics on Saturday April 6.

The day begins at Groves Stadium at 3:00 p.m. with the annual Spring Football Game. The intrasquad game is expected to last 90 minutes and there will be free admission. Second-year coach Jim Grobe returns 16 starters from last year's 6-5 team.

At 4:30 p.m., in the area between Groves Stadium and Ernie Shore Field, sports marketing will host the "Dugout Cookout" with food and drinks. Cost for the event is $10 for adults and $8 for youth. The cost includes the meal and a ticket to Saturday night's baseball game. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 758-5011.

At 6:00 p.m., the seventh-ranked Demon Deacon baseball team will host the 12th-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels at Ernie Shore Field. The teams sit atop the standings in the Atlantic Coast Conference. At 22-5 overall, the Deacons are off to their best start since 1961.

Schedule of Events:
3:00 PM: Football Spring Game - Groves Stadium

Free Admission
4:30 PM: Baseball Dugout Cookout at Ernie Shore Field

$10 - Adult, $8 - Youth (includes game ticket and meal)
RSVP to 758-5011 6:00 PM: Baseball: #7 Wake Forest vs. #12 UNC at Ernie Shore Field
$5 - Adult, $3 - Youth (18 and under)

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