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UNCW during its matchup with Illinois State on Nov. 9, 2021 (Cameron Smithwick)

Seahawks set to begin Zootown Classic

Bailey Swogger, Contributing Writer November 24, 2021
UNCW men’s basketball will play three consecutive games Nov. 24-26 as part of the Zootown Classic in Missoula, Montana. The three-day stretch will consist of games against Southern Miss (2-2), Montana (2-2), and UC San Diego (4-0).
Trazarien White during UNCWs matchup with Coastal Carolina inside Trask Coliseum on Nov. 18, 2021 (Davis Kirk).

White Hot: Hawks soar past Chants in front of packed crowd

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor November 18, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – After Trazarien White threw down a monstrous alley-oop lob from Mike Okauru with 1:43 remaining in regulation, one thing was for certain… Teal Nation was alive and well...

Mike Okauru during UNCWs matchup with Pittsburgh on Nov. 26, 2021 (Cameron Smithwick).

Seahawks rally falls short against Panthers

Bailey Swogger, Contributing Writer November 17, 2021

UNCW men’s basketball (1-2) fell just short in Tuesday night's matchup against Pittsburgh (1-2), despite a valiant second-half effort. After trailing by 15 early in the second-half, UNCW managed to...

Jaylen Fornes shooting a free throw during UNCWs game against Illinois State on Nov. 9, 2021 (Cameron Smithwick)

MBB surrenders 15-point lead in opening night loss

Bailey Swogger, Contributing Writer November 9, 2021

UNCW men’s basketball (0-1) let Tuesday's season-opener slip away as they suffered a 68-63 loss at Illinois State. With just five minutes left in the first half, the Seahawks held a 27-12 lead over...

The UNCW womens soccer team celebrates during its matchup with James Madison on Oct. 24, 2019.

Women’s Soccer sets sights forward after regular season championship

Bailey Swogger, Contributing Writer November 3, 2021
Cheers erupted from the UNCW Soccer Stadium on Sunday as sophomore Kara Mills delivered the overtime game winner that gave Coach Neal and the women’s soccer program their first regular season CAA Championship ever.
Dec 18, 2018; Pittsburgh, PA, USA;  The UNC Wilmington Seahawks womens basketball team plays the Pittsburgh Panthers at the Petersen Events Center. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire

UNCW WBB welcomes newcomers and prepares for the season

Kiley Woods, Staff Writer October 29, 2021
UNCW women’s basketball will welcome ten newcomers in 2021-22 after rostering 13 total players last season.
UNCW men’s basketball

UNCW MBB: The ‘Bugatti’ of college basketball

Bailey Swogger, Contributing Writer October 23, 2021
"We play hard, tough, smart, and together,” Siddle said. “We are 10 deep with guys that can really score the basketball. We want to score 80-90 points per game so there will be a lot of threes, dunks, and pressing. I like to call this team the Bugatti of college basketball, which is one of the fastest cars in the world. Buckle your seatbelts and enjoy the ride."
Daniel McGeever after scoring a goal during UNCWs match with Appalachian State on Sep. 11, 2021 (Zachary Kilby)

Mayhem on Ice: UNCW’s hockey fans are unlike any other

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor October 22, 2021

UNCW Hockey knows it would not be the same without its fans. The Seahawks have been known to draw impressive crowds on the weekends at the Wilmington Ice House. With attendance numbers reaching upwards...

Audrey Harding makes history as career nears an end

Audrey Harding makes history as career nears an end

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor October 15, 2021
WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW’s Audrey Harding netted her 20th career goal in Sunday’s game against No. 10 Hofstra (12-1, 4-0 Colonial Athletic Association) and became just the 10th woman in program history to score 20 or more goals.
Landen Roupp pitching for UNCW baseball at Brooks Field

Heads Carolina, tails California: Landen Roupp’s reaction to the 3,000-mile change

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor September 24, 2021
For the first time, Roupp is nearly 3,000 miles away from his North Carolina roots. After being drafted in the 12th round by the San Francisco Giants earlier this summer, Roupp’s new way of life out west is not one he is accustomed to, but definitely an adventure he looks forward to encountering.
Jordan Faveri during UNCWs match with Charlotte on Sep. 12, 2021.

Faveri’s hot streak places her with elite company

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor September 17, 2021
Faveri, a junior forward, was a key part of the Seahawks’ successful 2020 campaign that fell just short in the CAA Championship. Now, returning to a UNCW squad welcoming 12 newcomers in 2021, Faveri’s expectations for herself and her team have remained the same.
Adam Smith pitching for the ACL Padres.

Former Seahawk standout speaks about life in the minors

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor September 10, 2021

Former UNCW baseball pitcher Adam Smith was selected in the 14th round of this year’s MLB Draft by the San Diego Padres. After five appearances for San Diego’s rookie-affiliate, Arizona Complex League...

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