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Seahawks fall to No. 1 UNC

Cam Ellis | Assistant Sports Editor

April 4, 2013

The anticipation on campus was almost palpable.There were almost 3,200 people inside the fences of Brooks Field for first pitch which was the third largest crowd all-time and especially impressive considering Brooks Field only holds 3,000 people.The UNC Wilmington baseball team, looking to back up the ex...

America’s pasttime revving up for the new season

Cam Ellis | Assistant Sports Editor

March 27, 2013

Ted Williams once said, to paraphrase, that "baseball is the only sport where a man can succeed three out of 10 times and be a great player." Easier said than done, and if you don't believe me I have two years of junior varsity baseball stats to discuss with you.Baseball season is only a week away, an...

UNCW baseball takes down Georgia State in double-header

Marty Simpkins | Staff Writer

March 24, 2013

It may have been a cold night in Wilmington, but the UNC Wilmington baseball team showed off their red hot bats with their wins over Georgia State.UNC Wilmington played their first two conference home games in a doubleheader on Friday, taking on CAA conference leader Georgia State. The Seahawks came in...

“Omahawks” topple visiting Charleston Southern

Marty Simpkins | Staff Writer

March 21, 2013

The UNC Wilmington baseball team won their second game in as many nights on Wednesday, taking down Charleston Southern 10-3.Not only did the Seahawks win the game, but senior Hunter Ridge broke the UNCW career hits record in the 7th inning. He finished with two hits, while also adding a run and an RBI to ...

An athlete’s perspective: Spring break

Mat Batts | Staff Writer

February 26, 2013

With half the semester complete and the Wilmington weather still in limbo, UNC Wilmington students welcome the middle of March every year as an opportunity to celebrate the warm sun and, well-just about anything else.Be it Key West or Daytona Beach, Cancun or the Bahamas, UNCW's masses join the flock...

Four reasons to attend a UNCW baseball game…

Cam Ellis | Assistant Sports Editor

February 20, 2013

As the calendar turns and the students of UNCW shed their light winter coats for even lighter spring coats, all eyes start to turn towards that magical time of the year.Spring time at the beach symbolizes the very beginning of summer, something I don't feel the need to stress the importance of. So br...

“Omahawks” look to defend title, make run

McLeod Brown | Sports Editor

February 20, 2013

After winning the program's third CAA title in 2012, expectations are high, not only within the team, but around the nation as well for the UNC Wilmington baseball squad.In the annual pre-season poll of CAA head coaches, the Seahawks were predicted to finish first and retain their conference title.The...

Baseball falls to Virginia Tech to close opening weekend

Brandon Hawkins | Staff Writer

February 17, 2013

Virginia Tech's weekend in the Port City will be the last time UNC Wilmington sees them this season-and the Seahawks likely won't be missing them.Sunday's game against Virginia Tech ended a disappointing home stand against the Hokies, with the Seahawks dropping two games in as many days. The Seahawk...

Seahawks win wild season opener

McLeod Brown | Sports Editor

February 16, 2013

All it takes is one hit to change a baseball game.Luckily for UNC Wilmington, that hit came in the form of Tyler Molinaro's walk-off home run over the center-field fence in the bottom of the 10th inning on Thursday night, lifting the Seahawks to a 7-6 season opening win over Kent State.After rallying ...

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