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Gallery: Seahawks bounce Bulldogs in Saturday matchup

Noah Bridges (22) during UNCW's matchup with Dayton on Feb. 15, 2020

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

February 16, 2020

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington topped Bryant 3-2 on Saturday evening to advance to 2-0 on the season. Landen Roupp's 11 strikeouts were much to thank for the win.

Roupp rallies as Seahawks down Bulldogs

Landen Roupp (14) before UNCW's matchup with Bryant on Feb. 15, 2020

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

February 15, 2020

WILMINGTON — In his first start of the season, junior pitcher Landen Roupp had a monster day on the mound, paving the way for UNC Wilmington (2-0) to top Bryant 3-2. The Bulldogs (0-3) lost to Dayton on both Friday and Saturday and looked to snap their cold streak against the Seahawks on Saturday...

Gallery: Seahawks top Flyers in late-game comeback

Brody Lawson (29) during UNCW's Opening Day matchup with Dayton on Feb. 14, 2020 at Brooks Field

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

February 15, 2020

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington made a late-game comeback to top Dayton 10-9 on Opening Day at Brooks Field on Feb. 14, 2020.

Bridges, Evans and Wells go yard as Seahawks ground Flyers

Ron Evans (25) crosses home plate during UNCW's Opening Day matchup with Dayton on Feb. 14, 2020 at Brooks Field

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

February 15, 2020

WILMINGTON – UNC Wilmington’s Tanner Wells stepped into the batter’s box in the bottom half of the eighth and cracked a solo shot to "Homerun Hill" in left. The Seahawks headed into the bottom of the ninth trailing Dayton 9-7.  “I wanted to be in that moment,” said Wells after the game. “The co...

Women’s basketball preview: Towson and James Madison

GiGi Smith (5) during UNCW's contest against Delaware in Trask Coliseum on Feb. 24, 2019.

Erin Howard, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington will look to settle the score with two conference foes as it hits the road this weekend. The Seahawks will face Towson (10-11, 5-5) on Friday night in a Valentine’s Day showdown, then travel to James Madison (17-4, 8-2) for a Sunday matinee.   Towson When the ...

Soaring Seahawks: Feb. 6—12

Janel Gamache (9) throws a pitch during UNCW's matchup with Howard in the Fairfield Inn & Suites Seahawk Softball Bash on Feb. 15, 2019.

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, only one athlete will be honored per athletic event. MEN’S BASKETBALL Imajae Dodd, freshman Dodd's performance last week against both Elon and William & Mary, which included eight poi...

Resurgence of the XFL: How the league looks after week one


NY Guardians wide receiver Mekale McKay dives for a pass as Tampa Bay Vipers cornerback Shelton Lewis trails during the second quarter at MetLife Stadium on Feb. 9, 2020. Joe Hermitt | jhermitt@pennlive.com

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

February 12, 2020

The Xtreme Football League (XFL) is nothing new to sports fans. The professional American football league was originally a joint venture between the World Wrestling Federation (now WWE) and NBC, and made its debut back in 2001.   The hype surrounding the debut of the XFL nearly 20 years ago was u...

Dodd gets nod, earns CAA Rookie of the Week honors

Imajae Dodd during UNCW's matchup with N.C. Wesleyan on Nov. 19, 2019.

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

February 11, 2020

WILMINGTON – UNC Wilmington freshman Imajae Dodd’s dominant performance this past week against both Elon and William & Mary proved enough for the Seahawk big man to be named Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week.  The Snow Hill, N.C. native averaged seven points, 5.5 rebounds and...

Seahawks top Tribe in homecoming showdown

Ty Gadsden (0) attempts to shoot against a defender during UNCW's homecoming matchup against William & Mary on Feb. 8, 2020 at Trask Coliseum.

Erin Howard, Staff Writer

February 9, 2020

WILMINGTON — 26 fast-break points lifted UNC Wilmington past William & Mary for the 70-64 upset on homecoming night, Saturday in a packed Trask Coliseum.   The Seahawks snapped both an eight-game losing streak to the Tribe and their previous three-game losing streak, improving their reco...

Phoenix rise again: Seahawks drop nail-biter at Trask

Ty Gadsden (0) during UNCW's matchup with Elon on Feb. 6, 2020 at Trask Coliseum.

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

February 6, 2020

WILMINGTON – UNC Wilmington (7-18, 2-10 Colonial Athletic Association) sparked a late run in the second half to force the game to be decided in the final seconds. However, Marcus Sheffield put Elon (8-17, 4-8 CAA) on his back while pouring in a game high 18 points to complete the season sweep against...

Gallery: Seahawks drop Thursday contest to Elon

Mike Okauru (4) during UNCW's matchup with Elon on Feb. 6, 2020 at Trask Coliseum.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

February 6, 2020

WILMINGTON — The loss of point guard Shykeim Phillips appeared to hurt UNC Wilmington (7-18, 2-10 Colonial Athletic Association) more than expected as the Seahawks fell to Elon (8-17, 4-8 CAA) Thursday night 62-56.

Men’s basketball preview: Elon and William & Mary

Jaylen Sims in UNCW's home opener against Johnson & Wales.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

February 6, 2020

WILMINGTON — Coming off two tough road losses, UNC Wilmington makes its way back to Trask Coliseum where it remains for five of its last seven games. The Seahawks face a crucial weekend against Elon on Thursday and William & Mary on Saturday for a homecoming showdown — both teams UNCW lost to...

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