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Marlins, Phillies play suspended amid team-wide COVID-19 outbreak

Jesus Aguilar #24, Brian Anderson #15, Francisco Cervelli #29, and Corey Dickerson #23 of the Miami Marlins react after a three run home run by Anderson in the top of the fifth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on July 26, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Marlins defeated the Phillies 11-6.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

July 28, 2020

Problems arose after at least 17 members of the Marlins club, including at least 15 players, tested positive for the virus over the last few days.

Matt’s at bat: Relive the historic final moment of UNCW baseball’s 2020 season 

Matt Suggs (15) during UNCW's matchup with Marshall on Feb. 22, 2020 at Brooks Field.

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

June 17, 2020

WILMINGTON – The stage was set as Brooks Field glistened under the bright lights on UNC Wilmington’s campus. The night of March 11, 2020 would soon have its own story in the history book of the UNCW-East Carolina rivalry…and Matt Suggs’ signature would be at the bottom of the page.  “We respect the...

Brooks Field named site for 2021 CAA tournament

Blake Deatherage (11) pitches during UNCW's matchup against Valparaiso at Brooks Field on March 3, 2019.

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

May 22, 2020

WILMINGTON – Originally, UNC Wilmington was listed to host the 2020 Colonial Athletic Association tournament. However, COVID-19 had different plans. The tournament was scheduled to begin May 20 before the entire sports world came to a screeching halt and was later shut down due to the pandemic. The...

56 Seahawk athletes set to graduate

Kep Brown (36) during UNCW's matchup against Coastal Carolina at Brooks Field on March 26, 2019.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

May 8, 2020

WILMINGTON — Despite adversity faced due to COVID-19, UNC Wilmington athletes still found the focus to finish the 2019-2020 academic year strong. 14 of UNCW's 18 athletic teams boast at least one graduate on their roster. The swimming & diving teams harbor the most with 14 — seven on both...

UNCW baseball players respond to coronavirus

The UNCW baseball team before its matchup with Bryant on Feb. 15, 2020

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

March 25, 2020

WILMINGTON – It was the bottom of the ninth with two runners on base. UNC Wilmington and East Carolina were deadlocked at two apiece as Seahawk catcher Matt Suggs settled into the batter’s box. As the bright lights shined down upon Brooks Field, Suggs did something that every baseball player drea...

Seahawks drop two of three in series with Tigers

Breydan Gorham (33) during UNCW's matchup against Memphis on March 6, 2020 at Brooks Field.

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

March 8, 2020

WILMINGTON – UNC Wilmington (10-5) hosted Memphis (10-5) this weekend for a three-game series following a sweep of Kentucky (9-5) last weekend. The Seahawks fell on Friday and Saturday before regrouping and picking up a much-needed win to close on Sunday afternoon.  Friday; UNCW 0, Memphis 4 Danny Denz’s curveball...

Roupp claims CAA Pitcher of the Week honors

Landen Roupp (14) during UNCW's matchup with Marshall on Feb. 22, 2020 at Brooks Field.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

March 3, 2020

WILMINGTON – Pitcher Landen Roupp became the second Seahawk in a row to win Colonial Athletic Association Pitcher of the Week honors, following Zarion Sharpe who was co-Pitcher of the week last week.   On Friday, the junior held Kentucky to two singles, only walking four batters and racking up five strikeouts. Ro...

Gallery: Seahawks sweep Hughes Bros. Challenge

Landen Roupp (14) during UNCW's matchup with Marshall on Feb. 22, 2020 at Brooks Field.

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

February 23, 2020

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington (6-2) took down Marshall and Bowling Green over the weekend to sweep the 2020 Hughes Bros. Challenge at Brooks Field.

Diamond Hawks hound Herd, flatten Falcons to sweep Hughes Bros. Challenge

Tanner Wells (51) celebrates with the team after coming across home plate during UNCW's matchup with Marshall on Feb. 22, 2020 at Brooks Field.

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

February 23, 2020

For photos from the weekend, click here. WILMINGTON – UNC Wilmington (6-2) rebounded from a 4-3 loss to Coastal Carolina earlier this week with a sweep in the Hughes Bros. Challenge on Saturday and Sunday. UNCW v. Bowling Green The Seahawks kicked off Saturday’s doubleheader with a 5-2 victory over Bowling...

Soaring Seahawks: Feb. 13—19

Bruno Caula during UNCW's match against South Carolina State on March 25, 2019.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

February 19, 2020

Each week, The Seahawk will recognize standout performers from UNC Wilmington athletics. Honorees are chosen based on overall performance. Generally, only one athlete will be honored per athletic event. Baseball Ron Evans, freshman Evans took home Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week honors in week one o...

Seahawk slugger: Evans brings home CAA Rookie of the Week

Ron Evans (25) during UNCW's matchup with Bryant on Feb. 15, 2020

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

February 18, 2020

WILMINGTON – After leading his team to a 3-1 start to the season, Ron Evans has been recognized as the Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week to open the 2020 campaign.   Evans homered twice while hitting .545 at the dish. The Raleigh native was the main source of offense for UNC Wilmington during opening...

Diamond Hawks split Sunday doubleheader

Matt Suggs (15) crosses first base during UNCW's matchup with Dayton on Feb. 16, 2020 at Brooks Field

Noah Powers and Zachary Kilby

February 16, 2020

WILMINGTON – Overcast skies fit the mood for UNC Wilmington (3-1) Sunday morning as it took on Dayton (3-1) less than 24 hours removed from a Saturday night rendezvous. The Seahawks struggled on the pitchers mound, which led to a seven-run sixth inning for the Flyers. UNCW dropped that matchup 9-2....

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