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Phillips earns CAA rookie honors for third time

Shykeim Phillips goes in for a layup during UNCW's matchup with N.C. Wesleyan on Nov. 19, 2019.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

March 3, 2020

WILMINGTON – Point guard Shykeim Phillips wrangled in Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week honors for the third time this season.   The freshman put up an average 16 points, four and a half rebounds and four assists in a 1-1 finish last week. The Seahawks handled Drexel with ...

Smith shows out on Senior Day, leads Seahawks to win

GiGi Smith (5) makes a pass during UNCW's Senior Day matchup with Hofstra on March 1, 2020 at Trask Coliseum.

Erin Howard, Staff Writer

March 1, 2020

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington women’s hoops extended its winning streak to three games on Sunday in Trask Coliseum with a Senior Day victory over Hofstra (3-25, 0-17 Colonial Athletic Association). With the win, the Seahawks boosted their record to 9-18 overall and 6-10 in conference play. Before ...

Seahawks fall to Blue Hens in season finale

Marten Linssen battles Delaware defenders during UNCW's matchup with the Blue Hens on Feb. 29, 2020 at Trask Coliseum.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

March 1, 2020

WILMINGTON — After winning three of its last five games, UNC Wilmington (10-21, 5-13 Colonial Athletic Association) was unable to muster up a win to close the regular season. Delaware (21-10, 11-7 CAA) capitalized on a sloppy second half from the Seahawks to walk out of Trask Coliseum with an 82-65...

Women’s hoops tops Northeastern for second-straight win

UNCW women's basketball against Northeastern on Feb. 28, 2020 at Trask Coliseum

Erin Howard, Staff Writer

February 29, 2020

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington got its second-straight win Friday night at Trask Coliseum against Northeastern. The 61-48 victory was fueled by senior Lacey Suggs who had 18 points, helping her crest the 1000 career-point mark. “I’m very proud of our team. A lot of toughness out there. We just, ...

UNCW keeps hot streak alive in win over Drexel

Shykeim Phillips (2) and Mike Okauru (4) during UNCW's matchup with Drexel on Feb. 27, 2020

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

February 28, 2020

WILMINGTON – “Hire Burke" chants echoed through Trask Coliseum as UNC Wilmington (10-20, 5-12 Colonial Athletic Association) racked up a 76-65 win over Drexel (13-17, 6-11 CAA) on Thursday night.  “Burke is the coach that everyone wants to play for right now,” said freshman Shykeim Phillip...

Gallery: Seahawks sweep Hughes Bros. Challenge

Landen Roupp (14) during UNCW's matchup with Marshall on Feb. 22, 2020 at Brooks Field.

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

February 23, 2020

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington (6-2) took down Marshall and Bowling Green over the weekend to sweep the 2020 Hughes Bros. Challenge at Brooks Field.

Diamond Hawks hound Herd, flatten Falcons to sweep Hughes Bros. Challenge

Tanner Wells (51) celebrates with the team after coming across home plate during UNCW's matchup with Marshall on Feb. 22, 2020 at Brooks Field.

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

February 23, 2020

For photos from the weekend, click here. WILMINGTON – UNC Wilmington (6-2) rebounded from a 4-3 loss to Coastal Carolina earlier this week with a sweep in the Hughes Bros. Challenge on Saturday and Sunday. UNCW v. Bowling Green The Seahawks kicked off Saturday’s doubleheader with a 5-2 victory over Bowling...

German engineering: Linssen’s double-double leads Seahawks over Cougars

UNCW men’s basketball

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

February 23, 2020

WILMINGTON – A near half-court alley oop pass from Ty Gadsden found the hands of Imajae Dodd. The reigning Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week finished the play with a thunderous slam that had Trask Coliseum going crazy. UNC Wilmington (9-20, 4-12 CAA) got out to a quick lead over rival...

Men’s basketball preview: College of Charleston

Shykeim Phillips during UNCW's matchup with North Carolina on Nov. 8, 2019 at Trask Coliseum.

Erin Howard, Staff Writer

February 22, 2020

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington will look to sweep this season’s series against College of Charleston, following its first victory over the Cougars since 2017. The Seahawks stunned Charleston in their last meeting with a 72-70 victory fueled by a 17-point performance from freshman guard Shykeim Phil...

Soaring Seahawks: Feb. 13—19

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

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 Evans, freshman Evans took home Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week honors in week one o...

Seahawk slugger: Evans brings home CAA Rookie of the Week

Ron Evans (25) during UNCW's matchup with Bryant on Feb. 15, 2020

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

February 18, 2020

WILMINGTON – After leading his team to a 3-1 start to the season, Ron Evans has been recognized as the Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week to open the 2020 campaign.   Evans homered twice while hitting .545 at the dish. The Raleigh native was the main source of offense for UNC Wilmington during opening...

Diamond Hawks split Sunday doubleheader

Matt Suggs (15) crosses first base during UNCW's matchup with Dayton on Feb. 16, 2020 at Brooks Field

Noah Powers and Zachary Kilby

February 16, 2020

WILMINGTON – Overcast skies fit the mood for UNC Wilmington (3-1) Sunday morning as it took on Dayton (3-1) less than 24 hours removed from a Saturday night rendezvous. The Seahawks struggled on the pitchers mound, which led to a seven-run sixth inning for the Flyers. UNCW dropped that matchup 9-2....

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