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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...

Soaring Seahawks: Feb. 6—12

Janel Gamache (9) throws a pitch during UNCW's matchup with Howard in the Fairfield Inn & Suites Seahawk Softball Bash on Feb. 15, 2019.

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, only one athlete will be honored per athletic event. MEN’S BASKETBALL Imajae Dodd, freshman Dodd's performance last week against both Elon and William & Mary, which included eight poi...

Softball sweeps doubleheader against Canisius

Janel Gamache (9) throws a pitch during UNCW's matchup with Howard in the Fairfield Inn & Suites Seahawk Softball Bash on Feb. 15, 2019.

Elijah Mize, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

UNC Wilmington softball greeted Canisius with broomsticks in a two-game sweep of on Tuesday at Boseman Field. The Seahawks took the first game 4-0, while their offense broke out in a 10-1 win in the late game. “We challenged our hitters on Sunday afternoon to really focus on Monday and come in and...

Seahawks finish strong at Jacksonville/North Florida Spring Break Challenge

Lacey Fox (5) during UNCW's matchup with Howard in the Fairfield Inn & Suites Seahawk Softball Bash on Feb. 15, 2019.

Elijah Mize, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019

UNC Wilmington entered Friday with a 9-9 record and by the end of Sunday jumped to 13-10 after a 4-1 outing at the Jacksonville/North Florida Spring Break Challenge. The games were split between the two host universities located in Jacksonville, Florida. The Pruitt Softball Complex is the home of...

Gallery: UNCW softball breezes past Bison in home opener

Camryn Dean (11) slides into third base during UNCW's matchup with Howard in the Fairfield Inn & Suites Seahawk Softball Bash on Feb. 15, 2019.

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

February 15, 2019

UNC Wilmington (3-3) opened up home play for the 2019 season against Howard on Friday afternoon. The Bison (1-5) looked to rebound after a tough 1-3 showing last weekend in the Southern Softball Challenge, and falling 8-0 in six innings against Rhode Island earlier on Friday. The Seahawks, coming...

CAA softball coaches project top-three finish for UNCW

No. 33 Kali Jones

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

February 6, 2019

With the opening pitch only two days away, it was announced that the 2019 UNC Wilmington softball team was projected to finish third in the Colonial Athletic Association by fellow league coaches. James Madison, the CAA front-runner for the last five seasons and top-two in the conference since 2012,...

This week in UNCW sports history: CAA competition on the diamond

This week in UNCW sports history: CAA competition on the diamond

Collin Underwood, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018

As CAA play starts this weekend for the UNC Wilmington softball and baseball teams, The Seahawk looks back on the best conference performances for each team. In the last ten years, the UNCW softball team has had its fair share of struggles in CAA competition. The Seahawks have only finished with a w...

Gallery: Seahawk Softball Classic

No. 23 Sarah Davis

Noah Powers, Staff Writer

February 24, 2018

UNC Wilmington softball hosted the annual Seahawk Softball Classic this weekend, hosting visiting programs Longwood and Maine. Take a look at the photo gallery below for action from softball's opening home tournament.

Softball continues to aim higher coming off a historic season

Kelsey Bryan, left, attempts to tag a runner at second base in a UNC Wilmington softball game.

Collin Underwood, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

Coming off a record-breaking season, the UNC Wilmington softball team looks to build on its 2017 campaign and produce on the field in 2018. 2017 saw the Seahawks set a school record in wins (35) and go to the postseason as an at-large bid into the NISC Tournament. The Seahawks’ season ended one...

Gallery: ‘National Girls and Women in Sports Day’ at UNCW

A young girl dribbles at the basketball station

Noah Powers, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

UNC Wilmington and each of its female sports teams hosted National Girls and Women in Sports Day on Friday, celebrating with an event held in Hanover Hall. From The Seahawk's story on the event: "National Girls and Women in Sports Day celebrates the participation of women in sports and honors th...

UNCW women’s sports hosts ‘National Girls and Women in Sports Day’ event

UNCW women's sports teams and young female athletes gathered for a group picture at Friday's National Girls and Women in Sports Day event.

Austin Chandler, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2018

Each of UNC Wilmington's women’s sports teams welcomed first through eighth grade girls to Hanover Hall on Friday to celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day.  Meant to acknowledge the achievements of female athletes, National Girls and Women in Sports Day celebrates the participat...

‘Cooper’s Club’: Softball brings players together on and off the field

'Cooper's Club': Softball brings players together on and off the field

Sean W. Cooper, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017

Editor’s note: The following is an installment of The Seahawk’s newest sports beat “Cooper’s Club,” which spotlights one UNCW club sports team per week. This week’s featured club is the softball team. There are a total of 19 NCAA Division I sports teams at UNC Wilmington, of which one is s...

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