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UNCW grounds crew getting the field ready for UNCW's scrimmage.

UNCW announces no fans for spring sports

Zachary Kilby, News Editor February 4, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW Athletics announced Wednesday afternoon that it will not allow fans to attend home games for any spring sporting events. Coaches and student-athletes will be allowed...

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

Volleyball set to start Feb. 13

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor January 14, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW women’s volleyball is set to begin the 2021 season on Feb. 13 when they host Davidson. The Saturday doubleheader will start at 10 a.m. with the final match kicking...

Kep Brown (36) during UNCW's matchup against Coastal Carolina at Brooks Field on March 26, 2019.

56 Seahawk athletes set to graduate

Noah Powers, Sports Editor May 8, 2020

WILMINGTON — Despite adversity faced due to COVID-19, UNC Wilmington athletes still found the focus to finish the 2019-2020 academic year strong. 14 of UNCW's 18 athletic teams boast at least one...

Volleyball coach Amy Bambenek during one of her volleyball camps

Bambenek resigns as UNCW volleyball coach

Noah Powers, Sports Editor January 23, 2020

WILMINGTON — Earlier this week, it was announced that UNCW volleyball head coach Amy Bambenek joined men's basketball coach C.B. McGrath as one of two coaches to leave the Port City in the last two weeks....

UNCW hosted Towson on Nov. 10, 2019.

Seahawks fall to Towson in Sunday matchup

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...

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

Seahawks snap losing streak, down Phoenix 3-1

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...

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

Losing streak continues as UNCW falls to William & Mary

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...

UNCW Volleyball takes on NC A&T on Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019.

Seahawks close out Hampton Inns Classic with win

Erin Howard, Contributing Writer September 22, 2019

The Seahawks closed out the annual UNCW Hampton Inns Classic on Saturday with a dominant 3-0 win against North Carolina A&T.  The Seahawks got off to a slow start coming off their loss to Western...

No. 15 Kendall Bender and no. 5 Madison Peters

UNCW suffers first home loss to Western Carolina

Zachary Kilby, Contributing Writer September 22, 2019

Just as fall weather starts to be felt outside in Wilmington, N.C., the heat remained on the Seahawks inside of Trask Coliseum on Saturday as they took on Western Carolina. UNC Wilmington followed up Friday’s...

Elena Turnbull (32) during the Seahawks' matchup against Tusculum in the UNCW Dig & Dive Beach Classic on March 24, 2019.

Gallery: Beach Volleyball secures win over Tusculum

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor March 24, 2019

UNC Wilmington (6-6) took a 5-0 win over Tusculum (4-8) Sunday morning during the UNCW Dig & Dive Beach Classic. The Seahawks went 1-1 on Saturday, sweeping Morehead State before being swept by...

The UNCW volleyball team celebrates

Davis tabbed as Volleyball assistant coach

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor March 20, 2019

UNC Wilmington volleyball announced an addition to its coaching staff for the upcoming 2019-20 season on Wednesday. Hava Davis joins head coach Amy Bambenek's staff as an assistant coach for the Seahawk's...

Finding Marie: Where sports and tragedy intersect

Finding Marie: Where sports and tragedy intersect

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor February 8, 2019

The biggest goals require the hardest sacrifices and can be shaped by the toughest tragedies. UNC Wilmington senior Jessica McClellan’s college journey may have more twists and turns than the average...

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