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Kep Brown (36) during UNCWs 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...

Layne Schwier

Schwier steps down as UNCW X-C, T&F coach

Brian Carpenter, Staff Writer June 28, 2018

UNC Wilmington track and field and cross country head coach Layne Schwier has stepped down UNCW Athletics announced Thursday. Schwier took over head coaching duties in August 2016 after serving as an...

Schwier reflects on XC season as two runners prep for NCAA Regionals

Schwier reflects on XC season as two runners prep for NCAA Regionals

Vanessa Dickerson, Staff Writer November 3, 2017

The UNC Wilmington cross-country teams recently finished their season at the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Cross Country Championships at Elon University. The men placed sixth while the women raced...

Alex Boseman runs the trails in one of UNCWs many meets during the 2016 cross-country season. (Photo by UNCW Athletic Communications)

Cross-country hoping to flourish with mix of vets, new faces

Noah Thomas, Sports Editor August 17, 2017
It seems the veil of anxiety has finally lifted from the UNC Wilmington cross-country program heading into the 2017 season.
Alex Boseman

Fall X-C recap: Schwier builds toward future

This past August, UNC Wilmington promoted Layne Schwier to track & field and cross-country head coach after serving the previous year as the interim head coach and the previous twelve as an assistant....

Layne Schwier

Named permanent coach, Schwier looks to rebuild X-C, T&F

UNC Wilmington named Layne Schwier permanent track & field and cross-country head coach Aug. 26 after serving as interim head coach for a year and as an assistant coach for the previous 12.Schwier competed...

Sarah Hamon, center, poses with fellow Team USA runners on a mountain in Bulgaria.

Sarah Hamon reflects on Bulgaria, time spent with Team USA

UNC Wilmington’s Sarah Hamon finished 34th with a time of 27 minutes in the Junior World Mountain Running Championship on Sunday, Sept. 11 in Sapareva Banya, Bulgaria, as a representative of Team USA....

X-C’s Sarah Hamon set to rep UNCW for Team USA

Sarah Hamon, a 19-year-old junior cross-country runner at UNC Wilmington, will soon represent Team USA in the 32nd Junior World Mountain Running Championships in Sapareva Banya, Bulgaria. Three other young...

X-C continues to rebuild from program-cutting scare

Noah Thomas | Sports Editor August 18, 2016

For a program that once believed it would not exist at this point in time, the UNC Wilmington men’s and women’s cross-country teams have come a long way in the last year and half.Funding issues in...

Track, cross country living in the moment amid program cuts

McLeod Brown | Sports Editor February 26, 2015

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was published before reports of the team's resurgence began surfacing.The whirlwind of events surrounding the UNCW track & field and cross country teams over the past two-plus...

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