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UNCW Softball after winning the 2022 CAA Championship on Mar. 14, 2022.
Seahawk Softball makes history
Bailey Swogger, Staff Writer • May 16, 2022

ELON, North Carolina - For the first time ever, the UNCW softball team will be going to the NCAA Tournament. The Seahawks took down Hofstra,...

Taylor Vitola sliding into second base during UNCW’s matchup with Delaware on Mar. 27, 2022.
Seahawks secure 20th win of the season
Matt Bilotto, Staff Writer • March 27, 2022

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW softball won its weekend series against Delaware, 2-3, and now lead all conference opponents with 20...

UNCW Softball during the pregame national anthem at Boseman Field.
Seahawks notch milestone win in sweep over Bonnies
Matt Bilotto, Staff Writer • March 8, 2022

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW Softball Head Coach Kristy Norton secured her 200th career win in Sunday’s victory over St. Bonaventure...

Janel Gamache rounds the bases after one of her three homeruns from last weekend.
Gamache and Hammock headline CAA weekly honors
Bailey Swogger, Staff Writer • February 19, 2022

After a stellar first weekend of softball for UNCW, two Seahawks earned CAA Weekly Honors. Janel Gamache was named the CAA Player of the...

Janel Gamache during UNCW softballs opening weekend of play
UNCW softball team starts season with a bang
Bailey Swogger, Staff Writer • February 15, 2022
The UNCW softball team could not have started the season any better, going 4-0 in the Charleston Southern Tournament this weekend. Senior Janel Gamache powered the Seahawks in game one against Toledo, going deep twice including a walk-off homerun in the bottom of the 7th to give UNCW a 6-5 win. The next game of Saturday’s doubleheader was against Charleston Southern. Freshman pitcher Kara Hammock stole the show for the Seahawks, as she pitched a complete game shutout while allowing only three hits in her first collegiate appearance. UNCW won 5-0.
Jentri Meadows during UNCWs intrasquad scrimmage at Boseman Field.
Seahawks end senior day with record-breaking win
Morgan Starling, Staff Writer • May 2, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW softball (15-23) defeated the Elon Phoenix (17-19) 7-5 on Sunday afternoon in their Senior Day game at Boseman...

Skylar Stockton during UNCWs intrasquad scrimmage.
Seahawks on a roll with fifth straight win
Morgan Starling, Staff Writer • April 22, 2021
The 15 runs scored were the most in a game for the Seahawks since 2008.
Gabriella Hessenthaler during UNCWs intrasquad scrimmage.
Hessenthaler makes SportsCenter Top 10
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • April 9, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – DA-DA-DA, DA-DA-DA… UNCW softball’s Gabriella Hessenthaler was featured on SportsCenter’s Top 10 Plays...

Heroic grab helps Seahawks shut out Pirates
Heroic grab helps Seahawks shut out Pirates
Morgan Starling, Staff Writer • April 7, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Junior Gabriella Hessenthaler made a stunning defensive play in the top of the fourth inning to help UNCW Softball...

Five runs in the fourth give Seahawks sweep over Cougars
Five runs in the fourth give Seahawks sweep over Cougars
Morgan Starling, Staff Writer • March 28, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – The wind and a four-run deficit weren’t enough to keep UNCW (6-13) from sweeping the Cougars (3-17) at Boseman...

Anna Knox during UNCWs intrasquad scrimmage.
Softball recap: UNCW vs Furman
Nolan Triolo, Contributing Writer • March 21, 2021

Losers of their last 8, UNCW softball (3-13) came into the weekend hoping to get off the schneid back home at Boseman Field. They welcomed...

Gamache named CAA player of the week
Gamache named CAA player of the week
Morgan Starling, Staff Writer • February 24, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW softball’s own junior pitcher/infielder Janel Gamache earned CAA honors this week as she has been named...

UNCW grounds crew getting the field ready for UNCWs 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...

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...

Janel Gamache (9) throws a pitch during UNCWs matchup with Howard in the Fairfield Inn & Suites Seahawk Softball Bash on Feb. 15, 2019.
Soaring Seahawks: Feb. 6—12
Noah Powers, Sports Editor • February 12, 2020

Each week, The Seahawk will recognize standout performers from UNC Wilmington athletics. Honorees are chosen based on overall performance. Generally,...

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