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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 just did. On Saturday, the UNCW team defeated Delaware to...

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 anyone asks me how to get [Brooks Baldwin] out,...

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 Hawks (3-23, 0-15 Colonial Athletic Association) remain...

Jaylen Sims during UNCWs matchup with Drexel on Jan. 31, 2022 (Davis Kirk)

Seahawks escape close one in Philly

Bailey Swogger, Staff Writer February 26, 2022

The UNCW men’s basketball team took down Drexel Thursday night in another game that went down to the wire. The Seahawks’ 20th win of the season did not come easy, as neither team shot above...

Dillon Lifrieri during UNCWs matchup with St. Johns on Feb. 19, 2022.

Expect offensive fireworks this weekend at Brooks Field

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor February 23, 2022

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – It did not take long for UNCW’s bats to come alive to start the 2022 campaign. The Seahawks averaged eight runs per contest this past weekend which jumpstarted the...

Students celebrate Saturday’s victory over James Madison at Trask Coliseum.

Rafters, rim-rockers, and…right hooks?

Bailey Swogger, Staff Writer February 21, 2022

Saturday was a night that will not soon be forgotten in Wilmington, NC. The night was set up to be a big one before it started. A senior night ceremony, Devontae Cacok jersey retirement, and a rematch...

Janel Gamache rounds the bases after one of her three homeruns from last weekend.

Gamache and Hammock headline CAA weekly honors

Bailey Swogger, Staff Writer February 19, 2022

After a stellar first weekend of softball for UNCW, two Seahawks earned CAA Weekly Honors. Janel Gamache was named the CAA Player of the Week and freshman Kara Hammock was named CAA Pitcher of the...

Jamahri Harvey during UNCWs game against Towson on Feb. 17, 2022 (Davis Kirk)

Hawks lose pivotal matchup, possibly more

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor February 17, 2022

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – One fan said it best after Towson’s 79-55 blowout win over UNCW on Thursday night: “That was an old-fashioned butt-whooping.” Towson outplayed the Hawks in nearly...

Janel Gamache during UNCW softballs opening weekend of play

UNCW softball team starts season with a bang

Bailey Swogger, Staff Writer February 15, 2022
The UNCW softball team could not have started the season any better, going 4-0 in the Charleston Southern Tournament this weekend. Senior Janel Gamache powered the Seahawks in game one against Toledo, going deep twice including a walk-off homerun in the bottom of the 7th to give UNCW a 6-5 win. The next game of Saturday’s doubleheader was against Charleston Southern. Freshman pitcher Kara Hammock stole the show for the Seahawks, as she pitched a complete game shutout while allowing only three hits in her first collegiate appearance. UNCW won 5-0.
Mike Okauru during UNCWs matchup with Drexel on Jan. 31, 2022 inside Trask Coliseum (Davis Kirk)

MBB drops two out of three on the road

Bailey Swogger, Staff Writer February 8, 2022

Ups and downs will happen for every college basketball team over the span of a five-month season. The Seahawks, however, managed to go through all the emotions of a season in only five days. On Thursday,...

A look inside Trask Coliseum

A recap of UNCW sports in January

Bailey Swogger, Contributing Writer February 1, 2022
January featured five Seahawk teams competing, including men’s basketball, women’s basketball, men’s tennis, women’s track and field and swimming and diving.
Jaylen Sims after UNCWs 12th consecutive win on Jan. 31, 2022 inside Trask Coliseum (Davis Kirk)

The meaning behind UNCW’s historic win streak

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor January 31, 2022

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – A win is a win, no matter how you look at it. However, winning 12 straight must mean a little more, right? Suddenly, the morning coffee tastes better, that afternoon breeze...

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