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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...

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

Soaring Seahawks: Feb. 13—19

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...

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...

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

Soaring Seahawks: Jan. 30 – Feb. 5

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...

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

Gallery: Seahawks thump South Carolina State

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...

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...

A young girl dribbles at the basketball station

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

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...

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...

Savarino clinches CAA title, UNCW headed to NCAA Regional

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....

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

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

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

Women’s tennis midseason review: Straume impressing this spring

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

Women’s tennis drops two of three at home

Calvin Shomaker, Copy Editor March 27, 2017
UNCW is 6-6 with five regular season matches remaining.
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