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championship in 2000, and took the Deacons to
postseason play eleven times. In 1996, Wake For-
est advanced to the round of the Elite Eight in the
NCAA men’s basketball tournament.
The men’s golf team won the ACC Champion-
ship for the eighteenth time under Coach Jesse Had-
dock on April 16, beating runner-up Georgia Tech
by four strokes. Tim Straub won the individual title
at an even par 216 at the Northgreen Country Club
in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Earlier in the aca-
demic year, on October 9, the Jesse I. Haddock Golf
Center and Robert P. Caldwell Golf Complex were
dedicated. These facilities were located adjacent to
the football practice fields and the Palmer and Pic-
colo residence halls.
Gene Overby, sports director for WSJS-WTQR
and the voice of the Deacons on the Wake Forest
Sports Network, died of cancer on March 30. He had been inducted into the Univer-
sity’s Sports Hall of Fame the previous year on October 29, 1988.
Bill Hottinger, Chair of Department of Health and Sport Science, and Her-
man Presseren, Emeritus Professor of Education, competed in the North Carolina
Senior Games and won thirteen medals between them in track and field, archery, and
The Secrest Artists Series, directed by Music Professor George Trautwein, featured
performances by the Amsterdam Guitar Trio; the medieval liturgical play Daniel and
the Lions; the Guarneri String Quartet; and the Baltimore Symphony with soloist
James Galway and actor Alan Arkin.
The University Theatre began its season with William Inge’s Bus Stop (1955) and
included productions of Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur’s The Front Page (1928),
Henrick Ibsen’s A Doll’s House (1879), and the musical Man of La Mancha (1965)
with book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion, and music by Mitch Leigh.
Bruce Hornsby and the Range sold out Wait Chapel in the fall. George Winston
and Kenny G did the same in late February and April, respectively. All of these musi-
cal events were sponsored by the Student Union. An “All Nighter Party” in January
and a dinner theatre event in February were also sponsored by the Student Union.
Campus and Student Life
A new visitation policy, which included privacy hours during the week and twenty-
four-hour visitation on weekends, was initiated at the beginning of the academic
year. The Student Life Committee had approved the new hours in the spring semester
of 1988. Under the policy, students were allowed to visit people of the opposite sex
Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. and anytime on weekends. Satellite