Deacons Down Charlotte

Wake Forest beats Charlotte 15-3 Tuesday afternoon in Kannapolis, N.C.

Kannapolis, N.C. - The third-ranked Demon Deacons extended their winning streak to ten games with a 15-3 victory over Charlotte on Tuesday night in Kannapolis.

The Deacons improve to 34-6 overall while the 49ers slide to 17-23.

Freshman Tim Morley got the win in his best outing of the season, throwing his first career complete game, allowing just three runs on seven hits with seven strikeouts. He upped his record to 4-2 on the year.

The Deacons hung a seven-spot in the sixth inning to take a commanding 9-1 lead. Wake Forest sent 12 batters to the plate in the frame and had six hits, including RBI doubles by Jamie D'Antona and Brad Scioletti.

D'Antona hammered his 15th homer of the season in the third inning, the fourth straight game in which he has gone yard. He finished the game 3-for-6 with two RBI. Adam Bourassa and Ryan Johnson each had three hits and Ryder Mathias went 2-for-4 with four RBI.

The Deacon hitters continue to swing hot bats. Over the last seven games, Wake Forest has scored 95 runs, an average of more than 13 per game.

Wake Forest continues its five-game road trip on Wednesday in Blacksburg, Va., against Virginia Tech. Freshman Brian Bach is slated to start for the Deacons. First pitch is at 3:00 p.m. and live scoring will be provided on www.WakeForestSports.com.

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