The Tar Heels are coming off a disappointing 3-2 loss in extra innings to Coastal Carolina Wednesday while the Demon Deacons fell to UNC-Greensboro 4-2 in a midweek contest.
Sophomore slinger Trent Thornton will be looking to continue his fine form on the mound this season, but Carolina’s bats will likely decide the series. The Tar Heels only managed two runs, both in the first inning, Wednesday against the Chanticleers.
Carolina leads the all-time series with Wake Forest 95-73-1. The Demon Deacons are searching for their first series win in Chapel Hill since 2001.
First pitch for game one is slated for 7 p.m. Friday. Game two on Saturday will commence at 6 p.m. while the series finale gets underway at 1 p.m. Sunday.