David F. Couch Ballpark
David F. Couch Ballpark is home to the Demon Deacon baseball team. The Deacons moved in to the 6,000-seat facility before the start of the 2009 season after playing the previous 28 seasons on campus at historic Gene Hooks Stadium. Read More
Facts about Wake Forest Baseball
Over the last 8 years, 28 Demon Deacons signed professional contracts. That total includes eleven draft picks in the top seven rounds with three first round selections.
Wake Forest Alumni include over 200 players who have gone on to professional baseball, 33 reaching the major leagues. Wake Forest Baseball Park, capacity 6,000 and located in the footsteps of BB&T Stadium, is acclaimed as one of the finest playing facilities in the country. Wake Forest Ballpark is equipped with indoor hitting tunnels, state-of-the-art clubhouse and a full-time grounds crew. Wake Forest Ballpark has been recently renovated including our entirely new surface, video scoreboard, full video system and revamped amenities.
Wake Forest players compete annually in the sixteen sanctioned summer leagues throughout the country. This summer the Demon Deacons sent three players to the historic Cape Cod League.
Wake Forest annually plays the NCAA maximum 56 games. In 2012, the Demon Deacons played 32 of those games in the friendly confines of Wake Forest Ballpark.
The 2012 schedule included 27 games against NCAA Regional Participants and three games against College World Series participants.
Wake Forest has won four ACC Championships over the past twelve seasons. Over the past eleven seasons the Demon Deacons have twice been a #1 national seed in the NCAA Tournament.
Wake Forest is a charter member of the Atlantic Coast Conference. The ACC is regarded as the leading conference for academic and athletic achievement.
Wake Forest has produced 27 All-Americans and put seven players on the ACC's 50th Anniversary Team.
Tom Walter is entering his 4th season as the Head Baseball Coach at Wake Forest. In his time as a head coach, Walter has coached 72 players who have gone on to professional baseball and eight players who have reached the big leagues.