272 The History of Wake Forest
Anne Yandell Bishop (MBA ’97) was promoted from Director of Business Applica-
tion Development to Director of Intranet Development.
Paul W. Barnes (’90, MBA ’98) was appointed Director of MBA Annual Pro-
grams for the Babcock School. In University Advancement, Kevin P. Cox (MA, ’81)
was named Assistant Vice President. Bryan Link joined the staff as Director of Devel-
opment and Alumni Affairs for the School of Law. Mark Aust (’87) was named Direc-
tor of Wake Forest Clubs, while Tim Snyder (’88) became Director of Advancement
Technologies. David McConnell (’95) was named Assistant Director of the College
Fund, and Cathy Chinlund was named Director of Advancement Records and Tech-
nology Operations, with Tammy Wiles as her Assistant Director; David Davis (’98)
was hired as Manager of Technical Development. Cheryl V. Walker (’88) was pro-
moted to Associate Director of Media Relations. Julie Leonard joined the University
News Service as a media relations officer.
Effective February 15, the Reynolda and Bowman Gray Campuses consolidated
their respective departments into a single Internal Audit Department, reporting to
Gary L. Eckenroth, who became the new University Compliance Officer.
Among individual recognitions, Bill Starling (’57) was presented a resolution of
appreciation from the Wake Forest Alumni Council during its summer meeting on
the fortieth anniversary of his tenure in the Admissions Office. President Hearn was
honored October 1, 1998, at a dinner celebrating his fifteenth year as president, while
John G. Medlin Jr. of Winston-Salem was elected Chair of the Board of Trustees.
Paul Brown, Program Director at WFDD, won the National Federation of Com-
munity Broadcasters’ 1998 Silver Reel Award for Special Entertainment Program for
his music documentary, “Breaking Up Christmas: A Blue Ridge Mountain Holiday.”
The program was distributed by NPR and recorded on a compact disc.
The baseball team won the ACC Championship for the second year in a row on
May 22. Under Head Coach George Greer and Pitching Coach Bobby Moranda, the
team had a win-loss record of 43–23, best in the team’s history. One of the highlights
of the season was junior Mike MacDougal pitching the Deacons’ first no-hitter in
sixty years against Duke on March 12.
The Sports Marketing Department set up a new group, the Deac Freaks, to
cheer at football games. Its President, senior Sedrick Jackson, was also President of
the Screamin’ Demons, the cheering group for basketball games. Students could be
members of both and received transport and tickets to one away game.
To pump up school spirit and to get students excited about an upcoming bas-
ketball game with Georgia Tech, the three co-hosts of the WAKE television show
Sportsline—Drew Brown, Daniel Ogle, and Dave Whalen—staged a twenty-hour
marathon show on February 15–16. Despite their effort and a Wake Forest win over
Tech, the Deacons finished the season with a 16–12 overall record and a second-round
defeat in the National Invitational Tournament, falling to Xavier University 87–76.
The women’s soccer team, ranked seventeenth nationally, was invited to the
NCAA tournament but was defeated by the University of Georgia in the first round,
5–2. The Deacons finished the season 13–7–1. At the end of the season, the men’s