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Gabriella Hessenthaler during UNCW's 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 after her incredible defensive effort against rival ECU on...

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 (8-15) defeat the East Carolina Pirates (10-17) 1-0 Wednesday...

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 Field over the weekend. UNCW took the series with two...

Anna Knox during UNCW's 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 Furman (6-12) to Boseman Field for a three-game weekend set...

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 the Colonial Athletic Association’s Softball Player of...

UNCW grounds crew getting the field ready for UNCW's 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 events. Coaches and student-athletes will be allowed...

Kep Brown (36) during UNCW's 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 of UNCW's 18 athletic teams boast at least one...

Janel Gamache (9) throws a pitch during UNCW's 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, only one athlete will be honored per athletic event. MEN’S...

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

Softball sweeps doubleheader against Canisius

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...

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

Seahawks finish strong at Jacksonville/North Florida Spring Break Challenge

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...

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.

Gallery: UNCW softball breezes past Bison in home opener

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,...

No. 33 Kali Jones

CAA softball coaches project top-three finish for UNCW

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...

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