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UNCW Softball after winning the 2022 CAA Championship on Mar. 14, 2022.
Seahawk Softball makes history
Bailey Swogger, Staff Writer • May 16, 2022

ELON, North Carolina - For the first time ever, the UNCW softball team will be going to the NCAA Tournament. The Seahawks took down Hofstra,...

UNCW mens tennis team after winning the 2022 CAA Mens Tennis Championship.
UNCW men’s tennis brings home hardware
Bailey Swogger, Staff Writer • April 26, 2022

ELON, North Carolina - On Sunday, the UNCW’s men’s tennis team secured its eighth CAA Championship in the past 13 years after defeating Elon,...

Jac Croom celebrating after hitting a home run against NC State on Apr. 12, 2022.
Diamond Hawks continue to overcome injuries in weekend sweep over Towson
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • April 19, 2022
Throughout this past weekend’s series against Towson, UNCW was without arguably its two best players. Both Brooks Baldwin and Dillon Lifrieri failed to make an appearance during the three-game slate, leaving the top of the Seahawk order in question. But again, UNCW’s supporting cast stepped up to the plate when they were needed most.
Harry’s Game children walking hand-in-hand with UNCW athletes.
Harry's Game is more than just a game
Bailey Swogger, Staff Writer • April 8, 2022
‘Harry’s Game,’ named after Heaney’s son who has down syndrome, has been a charitable event that has become increasingly popular in the Wilmington community over the years, which has also had a positive impact on Harry.
Aidan Smith during his first career at-bat in UNCWs matchup with VMI on Apr. 1, 2022 at Brooks Field.
When the lights come on: A moment that was worth the wait for UNCW’s Aidan Smith
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • April 5, 2022
WILMINGTON, North Carolina – In the bottom of the eighth inning during UNCW’s Friday night matchup with VMI, Aidan Smith did something he had never done before in his three-year career. He played in a college baseball game. To many, Smith’s pinch-hit plate appearance in the ladder stages of an eventual 18-1 blowout win over the Keydets seemed rather insignificant. However, for Smith, it was the opportunity he had patiently been waiting for.
Taylor Vitola sliding into second base during UNCW’s matchup with Delaware on Mar. 27, 2022.
Seahawks secure 20th win of the season
Matt Bilotto, Staff Writer • March 27, 2022

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW softball won its weekend series against Delaware, 2-3, and now lead all conference opponents with 20...

UNCW mens basketball hoisting the CBI trophy after defeating Middle Tennessee State in the CBI Championship on Mar. 23, 2022 (Nathan Hovey)
MBB wins first postseason championship in program history
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • March 23, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Florida – UNCW men’s basketball captured its first postseason title after capping off the 10th double-digit comeback win this...

Jamahri Harvey during UNCWs matchup with Towson on Feb. 17, 2022 at Trask Coliseum.
UNCW MBB to play in CBI
Bailey Swogger, Staff Writer • March 19, 2022

The UNCW men’s basketball team will participate in this year's CBI (College Basketball Invitational) starting on Sunday, Mar. 20, when...

UNCW tennis team rushing the court after clinching the win vs Penn State.
Hawks upset nationally-ranked Penn State
Katie Riess, Staff Writer • March 16, 2022

WILMINGTON, North Carolina - This past weekend, UNCW women’s tennis defeated nationally-ranked Penn State in shutout style, 7-0, in the...

Chris Thorburn scoring the winning run for UNCW in a victory over Kennesaw State on Mar. 13, 2022 at Brooks Field.
Timely changes boost UNCW to series win over Kennesaw State
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • March 15, 2022

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW Head Coach Randy Hood has never been one to shy away from making lineup changes, especially to start a season. Sure,...

UNCW Softball during the pregame national anthem at Boseman Field.
Seahawks notch milestone win in sweep over Bonnies
Matt Bilotto, Staff Writer • March 8, 2022

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW Softball Head Coach Kristy Norton secured her 200th career win in Sunday’s victory over St. Bonaventure...

Sasha Belaya during UNCWs matchup vs Coastal Carolina.
Women’s tennis finishes weekend with win and loss
Katie Riess, Staff Writer • March 7, 2022

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW women’s tennis capped off another weekend at home with a win and loss and now stand at 5-2 on the season. The...

Shykeim Phillips (2) addressing the Seahawk crowd inside Trask Coliseum.
Worst to first: MBB reaches mountaintop of CAA
Bailey Swogger, Staff Writer • March 2, 2022

Not very often does a team go from worst to first in the conference in only one year, but that is exactly what the UNCW men’s basketball team...

Brooks Baldwin (10) during UNCWs matchup with Rutgers on Feb. 26, 2022.
‘More Cowbell’: UNCW Baseball looks for additional help at the plate
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • March 1, 2022

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Ball State pitching coach Larry Scully said it best after Friday’s matchup between the Cardinals and Seahawks: “If...

Mary McMillan during UNCWs matchup with Charleston on Feb. 28, 2022.
Lady Hawks drop 16th straight in loss to Cougars
Matt Bilotto, Staff Writer • March 1, 2022

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW women’s basketball found itself on the losing end of Sunday’s 87-56 final against Charleston. The...

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