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A tale of two halves: Seahawks lose big at home against 49ers

Kai Toews

Zachary Kilby, Contributing Writer

December 7, 2019

WILMINGTON – After a disappointing trip out west, UNC Wilmington’s (5-6) return home was nothing to smile about as it lost to UNC Charlotte (4-4) in convincing fashion, 76-57. The loss marks only the second time this season that the Seahawks have been defeated at home. “We are thankful t...

Seahawks snap home game hot streak

UNCW women's basketball coach Karen Barefoot

Erin Howard, Contributing Writer

November 26, 2019

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington looked to continue its hot streak in Trask Coliseum (won 15 of last 16 at home) heading into Saturday's matchup against Kennesaw State but fell short 58-56. The Seahawks got out to a slow start, only scoring 10 points in the first quarter against the tough defense of ...

Seahawks survive late run from Mount Olive

UNCW during its matchup with Mt. Olive on Nov. 20, 2019.

Erin Howard, Contributing Writer

November 21, 2019

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington improved its record to 2-3 Wednesday night as it outlasted Mount Olive 75-67 in Trask Coliseum. The win was the Seahawks’ 15th out of their last 16 at home.  From the opening jump, the Seahawks never trailed, tapping the ball to senior guard, Lacey Suggs, for a quick two points; a trend that continued for the next two quarters as she set the tone for her team. Suggs left...

Gallery: Seahawks bounce Bishops

Jaylen Sims during UNCW's matchup with N.C. Wesleyan on Nov. 19, 2019.

Zachary Kilby, Contributing Writer

November 21, 2019

Seahawks trounce N.C. Wesleyan, break school record

Jake Boggs slams one down during UNCW's matchup with N.C. Wesleyan on Nov. 19, 2019.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

November 19, 2019

WILMINGTON — Jaylen Sims’ 26-point performance led UNC Wilmington (3-2) past North Carolina Wesleyan 113-53 on Tuesday night in Trask Coliseum. The 60-point victory topped the previous record for margin of victory set back in 2014 as the Seahawks topped St. Andrews 105-47. The matchup started...

Seahawks drop heartbreaker in CAA title match

Phillip Goodrum (10) during UNCW's matchup with William & Mary in the semifinals of the 2019 CAA Tournament

Erin Howard, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2019

WILMINGTON — A season high of 1,108 people came out to cheer for UNC Wilmington on Sunday afternoon in the Colonial Athletic Association Championship game. The Seahawks fell to James Madison 1-0 in double overtime after a late goal by Niclas Mohr in the 107th minute. It was a physical game until the end with 28 ...

Seahawks down Fighting Camels in overtime thriller

Kai Toews calls out to his team during UNCW's matchup with Campbell on Nov. 12, 2019 at Trask Coliseum.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

November 12, 2019

The Seahawks closed out their three-game homestand with a win on Tuesday night

Seahawks fall to Towson in Sunday matchup

UNCW hosted Towson on Nov. 10, 2019.

Erin Howard, Contributing Writer

November 10, 2019

UNC Wilmington (14-14, 4-11 CAA) hosted the second game of its back-to-back, two-day homestand on Sunday in Hanover Hall as the Seahawks faced Towson. The 'Hawks looked to snap the Tigers’ undefeated CAA record, but fell short, losing the match 3-1.  UNCW came out strong, winning the first set, but fatigue set in as Towson (24-2, 14-0) took control of the next two. “After such a tough five...

Seahawks down Tribe, advance to CAA Finals

Phillip Goodrum (10) during UNCW's matchup with William & Mary in the semifinals of the 2019 CAA Tournament.

Zachary Kilby, Contributing Writer

November 10, 2019

After finishing the regular season on an eight-game unbeaten streak, one-seeded UNC Wilmington (11-4-2) hosted four-seeded William & Mary (7-8-2) in the semifinals of the 2019 CAA Men’s Soccer Tournament.  Danny Reynolds netted the first goal of the game on a penalty kick in the 11th minute...

Seahawks toppled by No. 9 North Carolina

Kai Toews (10) attempts a three-pointer during UNCW's matchup with North Carolina on Nov. 8, 2019 at Trask Coliseum.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

November 9, 2019

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington played one of its most anticipated games of the season Friday night, falling 78-62 to No. 9 North Carolina at Trask Coliseum. The Tar Heels’ trip to the Port City marked only the third time in history that Trask opened its doors to a nationally ranked opponent (Wake...

Gallery: Seahawks downed by ninth-ranked UNC

Marten Linssen (23) attempts to shoot over Cole Anthony (2) during UNCW's matchup with North Carolina on Nov. 8, 2019 at Trask Coliseum.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

November 8, 2019

UNC Wilmington hosted No. 9 North Carolina on Friday night. The Seahawks (1-1) fell 78-62 to the Tar Heels (2-0).

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