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Kep Brown (36) during UNCWs 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...

Janel Gamache (9) throws a pitch during UNCWs 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,...

Mike Okauru (4) during UNCWs 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,...

Layne Schwier
Schwier steps down as UNCW X-C, T&F coach
Brian Carpenter, Staff Writer • June 28, 2018

UNC Wilmington track and field and cross country head coach Layne Schwier has stepped down UNCW Athletics announced Thursday. Schwier took...

Layne Schwier
Named permanent coach, Schwier looks to rebuild X-C, T&F
Calvin Shomaker | Assistant Copy Editor | @cshomaker12 September 27, 2016

UNC Wilmington named Layne Schwier permanent track & field and cross-country head coach Aug. 26 after serving as interim head coach for a year...

Team photo of the womens track and field team along with their coaches.
Women end track and field season on a high note
Contributing Writer: Maegan McUmber March 3, 2016

The women’s track and field team ended their indoor season on a high note this year. After a crippling cut to the program, Chancellor Jose...

The UNCW Athletic Hall of Fame welcomed four new members to its elite membership (from left to right) Rick Jones, Tressa McKeithan, John Goldsberry, and Anna Marbry on Feb. 13 at the Burney Center. 
UNCW inducts four into Athletic Hall of Fame
Assistant Sports Editor: Noah Thomas February 25, 2016

On Feb. 13, UNC Wilmington’s athletic department held its 11th Hall of Fame induction ceremony in the Burney Center. The inductees consisted...

New year brings optimism to track team
Casey McAnarney | Staff Writer August 20, 2015

UNCW’s Track Team has a lot to look forward to this coming year.With a new head coach, new strength coach, and a solid stake in the athletic...

UNCW hurdlers compete during the Bill Carson Invitational earlier this month.
Track & field continues push to remain on campus
McLeod Brown | Sports Editor April 15, 2015

When UNCW’s track & field teams were offered a chance to keep their programs running on Feb. 26, emotions and optimism ran high for members...

Track teams works toward $250,000 goal
Casey McAnarney | Contributing Writer March 30, 2015

Since the February announcement regarding UNC Wilmington's track teams’ possible return to campus, the SaveUNCWTrack group is working diligently...

Newton running shoes are displayed in the shoe department at Deka, a womens activewear store in Chicago, Illinois, on September 28, 2012. (Chris Walker/Chicago Tribune/MCT)
"Save UNCW Track" and University reach agreement
Joe Lowe | News Editor March 2, 2015

Chancellor Dr. William Sederburg released a statement Thursday indicating the university intends to sustain the men and women’s track and...

Track, cross country living in the moment amid program cuts
McLeod Brown | Sports Editor February 26, 2015

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was published before reports of the team's resurgence began surfacing.The whirlwind of events surrounding the UNCW...

Track team: "chance of the team coming back"
Casey McAnarney & Joe Lowe | Contributing Writer, News Editor • February 25, 2015

Reports of the University of North Carolina Wilmington track and field teams returning to campus have circulated recently. “All we have been...

UNCW track team raises $140k
Casey McAnarney | Contributing Writer February 15, 2015

The University of North Carolina Wilmington track team decimated the odds by raising over $140k through social media, alumni and professional...

UNCW cuts men's indoor track program
Joe Lowe | Staff Writer February 19, 2014

On Monday, Feb. 10 UNC Wilmington students and faculty were notified by email that the men’s indoor track team is no more, as a result of Title...

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