2023 D1Baseball Assistant Coach of the Year: Wake Forest’s Corey Muscara


Looking back on 2023, it’s still hard to fathom just how absurdly dominant Wake Forest’s pitching staff was. How did the Demon Deacons, playing their home games in a notorious hitter’s park, manage to lead all of Division I in ERA, WHIP, strikeouts per nine innings, strikeout-to-walk ratio and hits allowed per nine innings? In a year when home runs flew out of ballparks at an all-time record pace across the country, how did Wake Forest manage to post a staff ERA of 2.82 — nearly a full run lower than second-place Tennessee (3.63)?

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