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Lady Seahawks beat Hofstra 4-1 for first CAA win

UNC Wilmington coach Paul Cairney went into Sunday’s game against Hofstra searching for a breakthrough into the Colonial Athletic Association win column.Coming off Friday’s loss to Northeastern, the...

Jarl nets lone goal for women’s soccer in 2-1 loss to Northeastern

Less than ideal weather circumstances troubled UNC Wilmington as it dropped Friday’s Colonial Athletic Association match to Northeastern, 2-1.The Seahawks (6-3-2) remain winless in CAA play with the...

Women's soccer match vs. ECU cancelled due to weather

Women’s soccer match vs. ECU cancelled due to weather

Brandon Sans, Staff Writer September 22, 2016

The women’s soccer match between UNC Wilmington and East Carolina was cancelled Thursday afternoon due to inclement weather. The game will not be rescheduled. UNCW ended its nonconference schedule...

Ryan Cretens, in red, reaches up to save a shot sent by Winthrop late in Sunday's match.

UNCW takes Springhill Suites Classic with 2-0 win over Winthrop

Brandon Sans, Staff Writer September 11, 2016

A quick turnaround from Friday did not prevent UNC Wilmington from scoring a 2-0 victory over Winthrop on Sunday. The win concluded the UNCW Springhill Suites Classic with the Seahawks claiming their...

Ryan Cretens, above, hurls the ball away from UNCW's goal post during Friday's 3-0 win over Dayton.

Men’s soccer opens weekend with 3-0 win over Dayton

Brandon Sans, Staff Writer September 10, 2016

It did not take long for UNC Wilmington to gain the upper hand against Dayton in its home opener on Friday night. The Seahawks struck early and often in the second game of the UNCW Springhill Suites...

Mao Jarl, 5, scored the first goal of her senior campaign Friday in a 2-2 draw against Navy.

Women’s soccer ties visiting Midshipmen

Brandon Sans, Staff Writer August 27, 2016

It was a tale of two halves for UNC Wilmington as they women's soccer team welcomed the Navy Midshipmen to the Port City in a battle that proved it’s never a good idea to look ahead after stretches...

Senior Spotlight

Senior Spotlight

Noah Thomas | Sports Editor August 18, 2016
Name: Darian SummerMajor: Exercise ScienceSport: SoftballFavorite memory since joining the team: "One of my favorite memories is my first college home run in Walnut Creek Park."Miss the most after graduation: "I'm going to miss all the life lessons that softball has taught me along the way and each one of my teammates because not seeing them every day is going to be hard."Fun fact: "I coach a high school travel team called Port City Thunder."

Men’s soccer strives to improve with new group

Noah Thomas | Sports Editor August 18, 2016

Graduating 11 seniors from a team that was already in the process of rebuilding would pose a challenge for any coach, but Aidan Heaney, head coach of UNC Wilmington’s men’s soccer squad, believes the...

Lone exhibition a success for women’s soccer

Noah Thomas | Sports Editor August 18, 2016

The UNC Wilmington women’s soccer team got off to a slow, yet aggressive start to its lone exhibition game of the 2016 season. It drew a scoreless tie with the visiting High Point Panthers last Thursday,...

Swede music: men’s soccer takes exhibition, 1-0

Brandon Sans, Staff Writer August 15, 2016

The Seahawks were out in full force as international heroics and a new entrance allowed fans to exit Monday night’s exhibition against Gardner-Webb happy and hopeful as UNC Wilmington claimed a 1-0...

UNCW soccer alum Michael Mecham represents Seahawks with Wilmington Hammerheads

Who says you can’t go home again? In the case of Wilmington Hammerheads defender Michael Mecham, it’s almost as if he never left.An alumnus of UNC Wilmington soccer, Mecham spent his entire college...

Men’s soccer gears up for postseason

John Levering | Staff Writer November 4, 2014

In 2008, after finishing first in the Colonial Athletic Association and winning their first regular season conference championship, the UNC Wilmington men’s soccer team hosted the conference tournament...

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