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Seahawks welcome No. 9 Tar Heels: preview

Kai Toews displaying some hang time on his way to the rim.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

November 8, 2019

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington's highly-anticipated matchup with North Carolina is set to tip off tonight at 7 p.m. The ninth-ranked Tar Heels travel to the Port City as the second of a three-game series between UNCW and UNC. It is also only the third time in history that the Seahawks will square off ...

Seahawks handle JWU in season opener

Jaylen SIms during UNCW's season opener against Johnson & Wales on Nov. 5, 2019.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

November 5, 2019

WILMINGTON — A well-rounded performance, made sweeter by a triple-digit score, boosted UNC Wilmington over Johnson & Wales 103-83 on Tuesday night. The Seahawks landed 49.3 percent of their shots of the night while going 11-for-30 from beyond the arc. Leading the effort was Jaylen Sims who...

Goodrum’s goal in OT secures Senior Night win

UNCW men’s soccer on Senior Day

Erin Howard, Contributing Writer

November 3, 2019

Emotions were high as UNC Wilmington celebrated Senior Night in its final regular season game on Saturday. The Seahawks hosted Elon in an exciting match that ended in victory, thanks to an overtime goal from senior Phillip Goodrum. Before kickoff, all 10 of UNCW's seniors and their families were h...

UNCW men’s basketball season preview

Kai Toews and C.B. McGrath

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

October 31, 2019

Accompanied by a fresh set of faces, UNC Wilmington men’s basketball has instilled a winning mentality heading into the 2019-20 season. Head coach C.B. McGrath, who enters his third year at the helm for the Seahawks, has made it clear his team intends to win this year.   McGrath’s first two seasons in ...

Nilsson honored by CAA

Defender Wilhelm Nilsson (12) during UNCW's 2-2 draw against Delaware

Erin Howard, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2019

UNC Wilmington’s Wilhelm Nilsson earned Colonial Athletic Association Defensive Player of the Week honors for the week of Oct. 28 thanks to his performance in the Seahawks' 3-1 victory over Drexel on Saturday. He played all 90 minutes, helping the team to secure the regular season conference title. ...

Seahawks capture CAA regular season crown

Jamil Gracia (3)

Zachary Kilby, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2019

UNC Wilmington walked into UNCW Soccer Stadium on Saturday as a team riding a five-game winning streak. It walked out as Colonial Athletic Association regular season champion and had the hardware to prove it.  With a 3-1 win over Drexel, the Seahawks captured their fourth CAA regular season title in program history...

Moxley receives second Rookie of the Week honor

Emily Moxley (13) during UNCW's matchup with James Madison at UNCW Soccer Stadium on Oct. 24, 2019.

Erin Howard, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2019

Freshman forward, Emily Moxley, scored UNC Wilmington’s goal in a double-overtime tie against Hofstra on Sunday, securing a point for her team and a second Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week honor for herself.  With the tie at Hofstra, led by Moxley’s goal, and a win over James Madison on...

Gallery: Seahawks topple Dukes in Thursday night matchup

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

Zachary Kilby, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2019

UNC Wilmington extended its record to 10-4-1 (6-1-1 CAA) Thursday night in a 2-0 win over James Madison. This shutout win was the seventh on the season for the Seahawks.

Evans named CAA Offensive Player of the Week

Fans celebrate after a goal

Zachary Kilby, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2019

Junior forward Jacob Evans netted the only goal for the Seahawks over the weekend, helping UNC Wilmington capture a 1-0 victory over no. 18 James Madison. Evans’ performance also helped the Seahawks improve to 8-4-2 on the season, with a 5-0-1 conference record, ranking them atop of the Colonial Athl...

Assistant coach Rob Burke breaks down new roster

Trask Coliseum

Elijah Mize, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

That familiar place for UNC Wilmington men's basketball can be summed up with just one word — uncertainty.   For a roster that saw more turnaround than Bonnie Tyler’s Total Eclipse of the Heart (google it kids), getting up to speed with what head coach C.B. McGrath wants to do on the court w...

Schneider gets Defensive Player of the Week nod

Sydney Schneider (1)

Erin Howard, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2019

It has been a big week for Sydney Schneider and UNC Wilmington.   After the team’s 2-0 and 1-0 wins over Drexel and William & Mary, Schneider secured Colonial Athletic Association Defensive Player of the Week honors as UNCW secured its fifth-straight shutout, a school record.   They have held opponents s...

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