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Adam Smith pitching for the ACL Padres.
Former Seahawk standout speaks about life in the minors
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • September 10, 2021

Former UNCW baseball pitcher Adam Smith was selected in the 14th round of this year’s MLB Draft by the San Diego Padres. After five appearances...

Landen Roupp during the 2021 CAA Championship at Brooks Field.
Three UNCW players picked in draft
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • July 18, 2021

Landen Roupp, Brooks Baldwin, and Adam Smith were all drafted in last week’s MLB Draft. All three Seahawks were named to an All-CAA team at...

Taber Mongero during the Wilmington Sharks
Once a Cardiac Hawk, always a Cardiac Hawk
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • June 16, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Taber Mongero’s base hit single in the bottom of the ninth helped score the winning run for the Wilmington Sharks...

Ethan Chenault and Matt Suggs after UNCW
How can you not be romantic about baseball?
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • May 30, 2021

In many ways, loving baseball is similar to being in a romantic relationship. Both require a lot of time, work, passion, and most importantly,...

Trevor Marsh crossing home plate after hitting a grand slam against the College of Charleston on May 16, 2021 at Brooks Field.
May 14-16: The best weekend for UNCW baseball
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • May 17, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Hours before the first pitch UNCW’s (29-17, 13-8 Colonial Athletic Association) pivotal three-game weekend series...

Greg Jones (2) rounds third base during UNCW
Greg Jones homers in first game with Hot Rods
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • May 13, 2021

BOWLING GREEN, Kentucky – Former UNCW shortstop Greg Jones hit a three-run home run in his first career game for the Bowling Green Hot Rods...

Taber Mongero coming up to bat at Brooks Field.
The most underrated bat in UNCW's lineup
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • May 3, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – If you had to guess, who would you say leads UNCW in batting average at this point in the season? Brooks Baldwin?...

Zachary Bridges during UNCW
Bridges shakes Chanticleers all night long
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • April 28, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW’s Zachary Bridges led the Seahawks (21-15, 5-7 Colonial Athletic Association) in hitting Wednesday night...

Taber Mongero rounding third base at Brooks Field.
Brooks Field: The X factor moving forward for UNCW baseball
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • April 26, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – After dropping two out of three games over the weekend to Elon (13-17, 6-6 Colonial Athletic Association), UNCW...

Adam Smith during UNCW
Expect Adam Smith to remain in the starting rotation for UNCW
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • April 18, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Redshirt Sophomore Adam Smith made his first career start for UNCW (18-13, 4-5 Colonial Athletic Association)...

UNCW baseball before its game with Coastal Carolina on Apr. 14, 2021 at Brooks Field.
What a fourth-straight loss means for UNCW baseball
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • April 15, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – A pair of four-run innings helped propel Coastal Carolina (16-11, 2-4 Sun Belt Conference) over UNCW (15-13, 4-5...

A learning experience in Stillwater
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • April 11, 2021

STILLWATER, Oklahoma – After having its series against James Madison canceled due to COVID-19 protocols, UNCW baseball (15-12, 4-5 Colonial...

Adam Smith during UNCW
Will Hood & Hawks find a midweek replacement for CCU?
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • April 4, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – After a much-needed series win against Elon (7-13, 1-2 Colonial Athletic Association) this past weekend at Brooks...

Cole Weiss sliding across home plate during UNCW
Baseball needs fans, just like fans need baseball
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • March 29, 2021

MOUNT PLEASANT, South Carolina – UNCW’s Cole Weiss scored from third on a wild pitch to cap off a four-run ninth inning to tie the game at...

Kip Brandenburg crossing home plate after hitting a home run in UNCW
Brandenburg’s hit-streak grows longer, so does his stache
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • March 23, 2021
Brandenburg’s streak dates all the way back to the last two games of the 2020 season before the campaign was canceled due to COVID-19.

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