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

56 Seahawk athletes set to graduate

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...

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

UNCW baseball players respond to coronavirus

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...

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

Seahawks drop two of three in series with Tigers

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...

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

Roupp claims CAA Pitcher of the Week honors

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...

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

Gallery: Seahawks sweep Hughes Bros. Challenge

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.

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.

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

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...

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

Soaring Seahawks: Feb. 13—19

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...

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

Seahawk slugger: Evans brings home CAA Rookie of the Week

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...

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

Diamond Hawks split Sunday doubleheader

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...

Noah Bridges (22) during UNCW's matchup with Dayton on Feb. 15, 2020

Gallery: Seahawks bounce Bulldogs in Saturday matchup

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor February 16, 2020

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington topped Bryant 3-2 on Saturday evening to advance to 2-0 on the season. Landen Roupp's 11 strikeouts were much to thank for the win.

Brody Lawson (29) during UNCW's Opening Day matchup with Dayton on Feb. 14, 2020 at Brooks Field

Gallery: Seahawks top Flyers in late-game comeback

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor February 15, 2020

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington made a late-game comeback to top Dayton 10-9 on Opening Day at Brooks Field on Feb. 14, 2020.

Ron Evans (25) crosses home plate during UNCW's Opening Day matchup with Dayton on Feb. 14, 2020 at Brooks Field

Bridges, Evans and Wells go yard as Seahawks ground Flyers

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor February 15, 2020

WILMINGTON – UNC Wilmington’s Tanner Wells stepped into the batter’s box in the bottom half of the eighth and cracked a solo shot to "Homerun Hill" in left. The Seahawks headed into the bottom of...

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