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Coach Smart, Deacs Release 2023 Spring Schedule

Coach Smart, Deacs Release 2023 Spring Schedule


WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Wake Forest volleyball head coach Randi Smart and the program have released details of the 2023 spring schedule, announced on Friday (March 10).

A total of four dates make up the Demon Deacons’ slate. Times of competition are still to be determined.

Wake Forest will kick things off with participation in a weekend jamboree hosted by Triangle Volleyball Club in Raleigh on March 26, joining a field of multiple colleges. Two days later, the team will make a short trip to Greensboro to face the North Carolina A&T Aggies on their home court. This will be the first meeting between the two sides since the Deacs swept North Carolina A&T in a road victory on September 6.

The Deacons’ lone home showing of the spring is scheduled for April 7 when they bring in Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) foe Virginia Tech. Just under two weeks later, Wake Forest will play its final match of the semester at High Point.

“We are looking forward to getting back on the court and competing against people other than ourselves,” said head coach Randi Smart. “The team is making a lot of progress and our competition dates should show us where we currently are. We will have great action up through April.

“We would love for everyone to come out this spring! It is always great to see our fans and continue to meet new faces.” 

 

2023 Wake Forest Volleyball Spring Schedule

Sunday, March 26 – Triangle Volleyball Club Jamboree – Raleigh, N.C.

Tuesday, March 28 – at North Carolina A&T – Greensboro, N.C.

Friday, April 7 – vs. Virginia Tech – Winston-Salem, N.C.

Tuesday, April 18 – at High Point – High Point, N.C.



This past fall, Wake Forest finished 17-14 overall, reaching its highest mark of wins since 2010 and being the first time since 2000-01 that the team had posted back-to-back winning seasons. Additionally, the Deacs’ participation in the National Invitational Volleyball Championship (NIVC) involved its first postseason appearance since 1986 when Wake Forest played in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) tournament before the event ceased in 2004. Libero Emma Farrell was named the ACC Freshman of the Year after leading the conference with a remarkable 4.41 digs-per-set average.

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