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Coach Wade high fives and greets several players. (UNCW Athletic Department)
Interview with Head Coach Ashley Wade and infielder Mary Sobataka
Ryan Wiener, Sports Editor • February 6, 2024

Entering the 2024 season, The Seahawk wanted to check in with second-year head coach Ashley Wade and veteran infielder Mary Sobataka. UNCW's softball...

Seahawk Lauren Cope during the game against NC A&T on Sunday, March 26. (Douglas Neeb/UNCW)
Seahawks sweep Aggies across three game weekend
Bailey Swogger, Sports Editor • March 30, 2023

The UNCW softball team was all over the NC A&T Aggies this weekend as they took a three game sweep in Wilmington. The Seahawks had...

UNCW Softball begins the CAA Tournament on Feb. 9, 2023.
Seahawk Softball looks to pick up where they left off
Bailey Swogger, Sports Editor • February 9, 2023
The UNCW softball team started their season today with games at home against Purdue Fort Wayne, East Carolina and Virginia Tech. The reigning CAA champion Seahawks are coming off of a 32-15 season and begin this year at the top of the CAA preseason poll.
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 18, 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...

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