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Deacon Dump 4/1: Chennault shows his personality, Reifers grinding on the Nationwide Tour

It was a big news day yesterday, and not in the great news variety. Coach Wojick has left the Demon Deacons for a position at Boise State and Al-Farouq Aminu has officially declared for the draft, although that was no surprise. We have some good news as well today from around the Wake Forest community--LD's dunk contest appearance will air tonight, Kyle Reifers is steadily improving on the Nationwide and some football news is coming out bit by bit.

Wake Head Coach Dino Gaudio Shares Thoughts On Final Four | | Triad, NC | Sports News Article
We caught up with Wake Forest Head Coach Dino Gaudio Tuesday afternoon. Click on the video link to the right to hear his thoughts on the final four.

PGATOUR.COM - Nationwide Tour Insider: Reifers' season improving
Reifers spent one season on the PGA TOUR, and the rest of his time has been on the Nationwide Tour. This season he has slowly improved, making three cuts in three tournaments. He had his best showing at the Chitimacha Louisiana Open, where he tied for second with Brian Vranesh and Scott Gutschewski, six strokes behind the winner, Argentina's Fabian Gomez. WR has 12 offers, likes UM
"I've been getting them," [Rashad Greene] said. "Georgia has, Florida has, Florida State, Wake Forest, FIU, Illinois, Wake Forest, Minnesota, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Rutgers, it's a bunch." UNC Offers Riley
Riley is in the process of planning a trip to Wake Forest to see a spring practice. He also plans to camp at Georgia Tech, Illinois, UNC, and Wake Forest this summer. Past pro days feature players of interest
Wake Forest CB Brandon Ghee, who is projected to be a second-round pick, had an impressive Combine, running a 4.40 and three other times below that, as well as posting a 37-inch vertical jump and showing quickness in other agility drills. At his pro day last Friday, the 5-11½, 192-pounder ran a lightning-quick 3.98-second short shuttle, according to, and has already conducted a private workout with the Vikings.

Elon's bats show bite, rip Wake Forest | elon, forest, bats - Sports - Burlington Times News
Elon University’s baseball team didn’t wait long to respond from being a shutout victim for the first time in nearly two years. The Phoenix roughed up Wake Forest 17-12 in a non-league game Wednesday night at Latham Park.

Wake Forest Senior's Work Out For NFL Scouts In Hopes Of Living Their Dream | Triad, NC
Click on the video link to the right to hear from Riley Skinner, Boo Robinson, Brandon Ghee, Dominique Midgett and Coach Jim Grobe about their experience and their dreams of playing in the NFL.

SLAM ONLINE | " Video: Tony Chennault Interview
Enter Tony Chennault…a senior at St. John Neumann-Goretti and recent recipient of the Pennsylvania Gatorade Player of the Year honors. He’s ACC bound, so before he graduates and begins to make a name for himself at Wake Forest, I wanted to get an interview, and talk about how it all began at his home court, Fisher Park. Enjoy.

Wojcik leaving WFU
"I've known Leon from basically recruiting over the years," Wojcik said. "I recruited out in the west and got to know him more and more. We just built a very good relationship, friendship, where he had been watching me from afar, as he says. "I always felt like I could see myself working for him, and we talked about that before. We never knew it would come this quickly, and it did. And that's how it went down, to be honest with you."