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Pitcher No. 14 Landen Roupp

Diamond Hawks collect CAA preseason honors

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor February 6, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW’s Landon Roupp was named Colonial Athletic Association's Preseason Player of the Year ahead of the 2021 campaign. The red-shirt junior is coming off a 3-1 record in...

UNCW grounds crew getting the field ready for UNCW's scrimmage.

UNCW announces no fans for spring sports

Zachary Kilby, News Editor February 4, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW Athletics announced Wednesday afternoon that it will not allow fans to attend home games for any spring sporting events. Coaches and student-athletes will be allowed...

UNCW baseball during its intrasquad scrimmage.

UNCW Baseball releases 2021 Schedule

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor January 8, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Beginning with a 15 game homestand at Brooks Field, UNCW released its schedule for the upcoming 2021 baseball season. The Seahawks’ second season under head coach Randy...

Mike Piazza swinging at a pitch in a game for the New York Mets (Photo by Gerald S. Williams)

This day in sports history: September 21, 2001

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor September 21, 2020

WILMINGTON – Ten days after the terror attacks of 9/11, the first professional sporting event in New York took place. Ten days after 9/11, the New York Mets hosted the Atlanta Braves at Shea Stadium....

No. 27 Ryan Jeffers heads for first

Ryan Jeffers continues to make an impact for Twins

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor September 15, 2020

WILMINGTON – Ever since the Twins’ veteran catcher, Mitch Garver, hit the 10-day IL (injured list) back on Aug. 20, former UNC Wilmington standout, Ryan Jeffers, has been providing Minnesota plenty...

No. 27 Ryan Jeffers

Ryan Jeffers hits first major league home run

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor September 8, 2020

WILMINGTON – The Minnesota Twins (26-17) hosted the Detroit Tigers (18-21) on Monday, Sept. 7. Former UNC Wilmington catcher, Ryan Jeffers, handled the duties behind the plate and batted ninth in the...

Kohl Abrams & Riley Davis in the dugout watching warmups before a game.

UNCW Baseball 2020 Photo Gallery

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor August 24, 2020

No. 27 Ryan Jeffers

Ryan Jeffers makes MLB debut

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor August 22, 2020

WILMINGTON – “Groundball base hit!” echoed the Minnesota Twins’ announcer. “And Jeffers, in his first big-league at-bat gets an RBI single.” Ryan Jeffers’ predecessor, Mitch Garver, was...

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.

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

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

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

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...

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

Brooks Field named site for 2021 CAA tournament

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...

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