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Landen Roupp pitching for UNCW baseball at Brooks Field
Heads Carolina, tails California: Landen Roupp’s reaction to the 3,000-mile change
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • September 24, 2021
For the first time, Roupp is nearly 3,000 miles away from his North Carolina roots. After being drafted in the 12th round by the San Francisco Giants earlier this summer, Roupp’s new way of life out west is not one he is accustomed to, but definitely an adventure he looks forward to encountering.
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 game on June 13, 2021, at Buck Hardee Field.
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 UNCWs win over Northeastern on May 28, 2021.
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 UNCWs matchup against Coastal Carolina at Brooks Field on March 26, 2019.
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 2, 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 UNCWs game with Coastal Carolina on Apr. 30, 2021 at Brooks Field.
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 UNCWs matchup with Cincinnati at Brooks Field.
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...

UNCWs Noah Bridges at the plate at Brooks Field.
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 UNCWs matchup with Elon on Apr. 4, 2021.
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 UNCWs matchup with ECU on Mar. 17, 2021.
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...

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