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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. 13—19

Bruno Caula during UNCW's match against South Carolina State on March 25, 2019.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

February 19, 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. Baseball Ron Evans, freshman Evans took home Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week honors in week one o...

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...

Soaring Seahawks: Jan. 30 – Feb. 5

Mike Okauru (4) during UNCW's matchup with North Carolina on Nov. 8, 2019 at Trask Coliseum.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

February 6, 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 Jaylen Sims, sophomore Sims was UNCW's leading scorer against Towson last ...

Gallery: Seahawks thump South Carolina State

Agustin Savarino during UNCW's match against South Carolina State on March 25, 2019.

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

March 26, 2019

UNC Wilmington welcomed South Carolina State to the UNCW courts on Monday afternoon to kickstart a four-match home stand. The Seahawks routed the Bulldogs 6-1, breaking a three-match losing streak and advancing to 7-8 on the season. The 'Hawks look to continue this success when they host Drexel on...

Men’s tennis in full swing

Men's tennis in full swing

Luis Vences, Contributing Writer

March 14, 2018

The UNC Wilmington men’s tennis team is in full swing this season, as the Seahawks brought in six wins in a row through the end of February. Their run came to an end when the team faced Elon University last Saturday. “Elon has a pretty solid roster, so we’ll expect a tough match against them.”...

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...

Men’s tennis using fall invitationals to ready for regular season

Men's tennis using fall invitationals to ready for regular season

Tanner Lindsay, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2017

The UNC Wilmington men’s tennis team participated in the Southern Exposure Sunrooms Seahawk Fall Tennis Invitational this past weekend, and sophomores Michael Morphy and Daniel Groom walked away from the tournament with individual titles. Morphy won his bracket by defeating Longwood senior Jorge...

Savarino clinches CAA title, UNCW headed to NCAA Regional

Agustin Savarino, a sophomore from Argentina, clinched the CAA title for UNCW on Sunday, April 23.

Calvin Shomaker, Copy Editor

April 29, 2017

UNC Wilmington’s men’s tennis team won its fifth Colonial Athletic Association title on April 23 with a 4-2 victory over William & Mary at the Piedmont Tennis Center in Greensboro, North Carolina. Sophomore Augustin Savarino clinched the championship match when he won at No. 2 singles in the...

Men’s tennis midseason review: Seahawks poised to make a CAA run

UNCW freshman Ignasi de Rueda has won 8 of 11 singles matches this spring.

Calvin Shomaker, Copy Editor

April 1, 2017

The UNC Wilmington men’s tennis team won’t face a conference opponent until the quarterfinals of the Colonial Athletic Association Championship on April 21 in Elon, North Carolina.

Women’s tennis midseason review: Straume impressing this spring

Madara Straume lost her first singles match of the season on Friday versus Winthrop.

Calvin Shomaker, Copy Editor

April 1, 2017

After losing the first set in a 7-5 tiebreaker versus Michigan State on March 10, UNC Wilmington’s No. 1 player Madara Straume sat down and told coach Hans Olsen she was enjoying that day’s adventure.

Women’s tennis drops two of three at home

Annika Sillanpaa prepares a forehand versus Morgan State on March 25.

Calvin Shomaker, Copy Editor

March 27, 2017

UNCW is 6-6 with five regular season matches remaining.

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