Seahawks notch milestone win in sweep over Bonnies

Matt Bilotto, Staff Writer

UNCW Softball during the pregame national anthem at Boseman Field. (Alecia Hall)

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW Softball Head Coach Kristy Norton secured her 200th career win in Sunday’s victory over St. Bonaventure (1-8).

The Seahawks (15-3) are now on a five-game win streak after not giving up a single run to the Bonnies over the weekend.

UNCW’s pitching set the tone, combining for a total of 23 strikeouts over the course of the series. Emily Winstead led the way with 13 of her own in Saturday’s 8-0 win.

The team had 13 RBIs with a batting average of .359. Tayler Vitola was strong at the plate getting five hits with nine at bats and Anna Knox went 4-for-7 at the plate with two RBIs.

Next weekend, UNCW will face off against UMES in a four game home series.

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