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CAA votes to suspend 2020 football season

Towson quarterback Tom Flacco celebrates after a touchdown against Villanova on Saturday night at Johnny Unitas Stadium.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

July 17, 2020

The CAA is one of several conferences opting to abandon football this year in response to the continued threat of the coronavirus pandemic.

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 alumni, Phillip Goodrum, continuing soccer career in Atlanta

Phillip Goodrum (10) during UNCW's matchup with William & Mary in the semifinals of the 2019 CAA Tournament.

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 1, 2020

Recent UNC Wilmington graduate and men’s soccer player Phillip Goodrum turned in his number 10 UNCW jersey for an Atlanta United FC jersey. During the 2020 Major League Soccer (MLS) SuperDraft, Goodrum was selected in the third round. Making him the third UNCW men’s soccer player this season to ...

Seahawks drop heartbreaker in CAA title match

Phillip Goodrum (10) during UNCW's matchup with William & Mary in the semifinals of the 2019 CAA Tournament

Erin Howard, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2019

WILMINGTON — A season high of 1,108 people came out to cheer for UNC Wilmington on Sunday afternoon in the Colonial Athletic Association Championship game. The Seahawks fell to James Madison 1-0 in double overtime after a late goal by Niclas Mohr in the 107th minute. It was a physical game until the end with 28 ...

Seahawks down Tribe, advance to CAA Finals

Phillip Goodrum (10) during UNCW's matchup with William & Mary in the semifinals of the 2019 CAA Tournament.

Zachary Kilby, Contributing Writer

November 10, 2019

After finishing the regular season on an eight-game unbeaten streak, one-seeded UNC Wilmington (11-4-2) hosted four-seeded William & Mary (7-8-2) in the semifinals of the 2019 CAA Men’s Soccer Tournament.  Danny Reynolds netted the first goal of the game on a penalty kick in the 11th minute...

Goodrum’s goal in OT secures Senior Night win

UNCW men’s soccer on Senior Day

Erin Howard, Contributing Writer

November 3, 2019

Emotions were high as UNC Wilmington celebrated Senior Night in its final regular season game on Saturday. The Seahawks hosted Elon in an exciting match that ended in victory, thanks to an overtime goal from senior Phillip Goodrum. Before kickoff, all 10 of UNCW's seniors and their families were h...

Nilsson honored by CAA

Defender Wilhelm Nilsson (12) during UNCW's 2-2 draw against Delaware

Erin Howard, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2019

UNC Wilmington’s Wilhelm Nilsson earned Colonial Athletic Association Defensive Player of the Week honors for the week of Oct. 28 thanks to his performance in the Seahawks' 3-1 victory over Drexel on Saturday. He played all 90 minutes, helping the team to secure the regular season conference title. ...

Seahawks capture CAA regular season crown

Jamil Gracia (3)

Zachary Kilby, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2019

UNC Wilmington walked into UNCW Soccer Stadium on Saturday as a team riding a five-game winning streak. It walked out as Colonial Athletic Association regular season champion and had the hardware to prove it.  With a 3-1 win over Drexel, the Seahawks captured their fourth CAA regular season title in program history...

Moxley receives second Rookie of the Week honor

Emily Moxley (13) during UNCW's matchup with James Madison at UNCW Soccer Stadium on Oct. 24, 2019.

Erin Howard, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2019

Freshman forward, Emily Moxley, scored UNC Wilmington’s goal in a double-overtime tie against Hofstra on Sunday, securing a point for her team and a second Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week honor for herself.  With the tie at Hofstra, led by Moxley’s goal, and a win over James Madison on...

Gallery: Seahawks topple Dukes in Thursday night matchup

The UNCW women's soccer team celebrates during its matchup with James Madison on Oct. 24, 2019.

Zachary Kilby, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2019

UNC Wilmington extended its record to 10-4-1 (6-1-1 CAA) Thursday night in a 2-0 win over James Madison. This shutout win was the seventh on the season for the Seahawks.

Evans named CAA Offensive Player of the Week

Fans celebrate after a goal

Zachary Kilby, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2019

Junior forward Jacob Evans netted the only goal for the Seahawks over the weekend, helping UNC Wilmington capture a 1-0 victory over no. 18 James Madison. Evans’ performance also helped the Seahawks improve to 8-4-2 on the season, with a 5-0-1 conference record, ranking them atop of the Colonial Athl...

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