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Wake Forest Baseball breaks ground on player development center

Wake Forest Baseball breaks ground on player development center

Wake Forest Athletics began work on Monday on the first phase of a planned $14 million player development center. Construction of the $9.5 million initial phase was made possible by the gifts of a number of generous donors.

When complete, the state-of-the-art, 41,000 square foot facility will include a team locker room, team lounge, training room, equipment room, video conference room, team meeting room, a full kitchen, coaches offices, professional players locker space, a Wake Forest baseball heritage area and an indoor batting facility. Plans for the project also include renovation and relocation of the home dugout and bullpen and construction of a pitching laboratory, complete with 18 high-speed cameras designed to analyze the biomechanics of each player.

Field Hockey

Duke: Senior back Amanda Kim received Ronald McDonald House Charities Duke Student-Athlete of the Week recognition Wednesday after leading the team back to the NCAA semifinals for the second time in three years with a 2-1 victory over third-seeded Virginia.

Football

NCCU: Redshirt senior Ryan Smith and junior LaVontis Smith have been named to the College Football Performance Awards CFPA 2015 FCS Special Teams Watch List.

Swimming & Diving

Campbell: Michelle Case has been named Coastal Collegiate Sports Association Swimmer of the Week.

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