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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...

Saez and Perrotta honored as CAA players of the week

Alejandro Saez (18) battles with Old Dominion defender Jose Olmos (4) during UNCW's matchup with the Monarchs on October 9, 2019 at UNCW Soccer Stadium

Zachary Kilby, Contributing Writer

October 15, 2019

The Colonial Athletic Association has recognized UNC Wilmington junior defender Alejandro Saez and freshman goalkeeper Gabriel Perrotta with weekly awards. Perrotta earned Defensive Player of the Week while teammate Alejandro Saez collected Offensive Player of the Week.  Both players helped the S...

Seahawks secure fourth-straight shutout win

UNCW women's soccer pregame vs. Northeastern on Sep. 29, 2019

Erin Howard, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2019

After being named Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week on Oct. 7, Emily Moxley got her fourth goal of the season on Wednesday night, securing UNC Wilmington's fourth-straight win.  The Seahawks (8-4, 4-1 CAA) knocked off William & Mary 1-0 on Thursday night, making four-straight conference wins...

Seahawks start three-game homestand with a win

Alejandro Saez (18) battles with Old Dominion defender Jose Olmos (4) during UNCW's matchup with the Monarchs on October 9, 2019 at UNCW Soccer Stadium

Erin Howard, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2019

UNC Wilmington opened its three-game homestand with a 2-0 victory over Old Dominion Wednesday night. Junior defenseman Alejandro Saez led the team scoring both goals.   This matchup was the 31st time the two programs have faced off, but the first since 2015. Old Dominion walked into the UNCW Soccer S...

Seahawks snap losing streak, down Phoenix 3-1

UNCW during its match against Elon on Oct. 6, 2019.

Erin Howard, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2019

UNC Wilmington took down Elon (8-9) on Sunday afternoon, to pick up its first conference win of the season. UNCW coach Amy Bambenek said she had one message for her team going into the game.  “They always play well here,” said Bambenek. “I told them ‘we just need to play better.’”...

Losing streak continues as UNCW falls to William & Mary

UNCW during its match against William & Mary on Oct. 4, 2019.

Zachary Kilby, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2019

The early stages of conference play have proven to be tough for the Seahawks as they dropped their first two matches against JMU and Delaware last week. Friday night was no different, as UNC Wilmington lost its third consecutive conference match to the Tribe (5-9). The Seahawks (10-6) still have a large ...

College football blitz: Week 5 recap


Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) scores a touchdown on a three-yard run to tie North Carolina 14-14 in the second quarter on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

October 3, 2019

We near the halfway point of the 2019 college football season, and as expected, nothing is certain. Clemson nearly took the loss of the year, Maryland has lost all momentum, the Pac-12 is a free-for-all, we still do not know what to expect from Michigan and Ohio State may be on the cusp of its best...

Men’s soccer preview: UNCW @ no. 20 North Carolina

No. 6 David Lozano squares off with North Carolina's Raul Aguilera (28)

Yv Scarlett Maciel, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2019

There is nothing like soccer on a Tuesday night. Tonight UNC Wilmington (4-3-2) will face off against no. 20 North Carolina (4-2-2). The match is set for 7 p.m. at Chapel Hill's Dorrance Soccer Field and will air on the ACC Network.   This matchup with the Tar Heels will mark the first and...

Measuring the ‘Icehawk’ defense

UNCW Ice Hockey

Yv Scarlett Maciel, Contributing Writer

September 30, 2019

Last week, UNC Wilmington (1-1-2) had a big overtime win against Virginia Tech (2-1), but then took a crushing blow the very next day.   During Saturday’s game, the ‘Icehawks’ were pushed around and allowed four pucks into the net during the first 2 periods. With a matchup against Elon coming ...

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