The Eagles continue to soar to the top of the polls! Wake Tech baseball is now ranked 8th in the nation. The nationally ranked team was also mentioned in the News & Observer. Check out the full story here. The team will play their final home games this weekend and would love your support. Go Eagles!
The Eagles took on Louisburg College for the second time this season and once again it was a tug of war battle. Throughout the rainy Wednesday afternoon there were five lead changes between the teams, but the Eagles eventually landed on top with an 8-4 victory.
At the top of the first inning Wake Tech took an early, 2-0, lead with a single by Angelo Noguera, scoring Brandon Gragilla and a run by Dakota McFadden, when Austin King was hit by a pitch.In the sixth inning the Eagles were able to stay on top with a RBI single by Austin Warren that scored Matt Mauldin. King also racked up four RBIs on three hits for Wake Tech and singled in the fifth, seventh, and eighth innings. Pitcher, Taylor Cox, led the team on the mound by throwing one inning of shutout ball.
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Wake Tech baseball has cracked the NJCAA DII top 20 poll for the first time in club history. The Eagles are ranked 14th and continue to sizzle on the diamond as Coach Chris Kiec has directed the team to a 14-2 record on the season. Wake Tech's strong start comes from a consistent team effort on offense as well as defense. You can view the latest top 20 poll here. Be sure to support the Eagles by attending their next home game: 2015 Schedule. For more athletics news and sports scores, follow Wake Tech Athletics on Twitter: @waketechsports.
An ace performance by Dylan Hastings lifted the Wake Tech Eagles to a 2-1 win in seven innings over Chesapeake Community College on Saturday, March 7 at USA Baseball.
Hastings racked up eight strikeouts and allowed no earned runs or walks and just three hits over seven innings.
In the sixth inning the score was all tied up until Austin Warren scored on an error.
Chesapeake pitcher, Schultz, couldn't get it done on the mound and took the loss. He lasted just six innings, walked two, struck out one, and allowed two runs.