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UNCW alumni, Phillip Goodrum, continuing soccer career in Atlanta

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

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 1, 2020

Recent UNC Wilmington graduate and men’s soccer player Phillip Goodrum turned in his number 10 UNCW jersey for an Atlanta United FC jersey. During the 2020 Major League Soccer (MLS) SuperDraft, Goodrum was selected in the third round. Making him the third UNCW men’s soccer player this season to ...

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...

Gallery: Families enjoy Harry’s Game clinic

Gallery: Families enjoy Harry’s Game clinic

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

April 6, 2019

RELATED: Harry's Game is an opportunity beyond charity Dozens of families came out to UNC Wilmington’s practice soccer field for a free children’s soccer clinic prior to the seventh annual Harry’s Game. The clinic featured games and drills for boys and girls of all ages. Kids were joined ...

Harry’s Game is an opportunity beyond charity

Harry's Game is an opportunity beyond charity

Brandon Sans and Lanre Badmus

April 4, 2019

With the Spring schedule underway for UNC Wilmington men’s soccer, Saturday will be special for coach Aidan Heaney. The seventh annual Harry’s Game will be played between the Seahawks and UNC Charlotte. Both teams will benefit from the competition, but the hope is fans and players can come away...

Badmus: Seahawks faced bizarre 2018 season

No. 9 Emil Elveroth celebrates after scoring his second goal in 77 seconds along with no. 3 Jamil Gracia and no. 6 David Lozano

Lanre Badmus, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018

The UNC Wilmington men’s soccer program, in many respects, had an improved 2018 season as opposed to 2017. The Seahawks were one of the top-25 teams in the nation virtually all season long, even ranking as high as the top 10 some weeks. They battled through the adversity of Hurricane Florence and...

UNCW’s season ends on penalty kicks

Phillip Goodrum (10) battles for the ball during UNCW's NCAA Tournament first round match against Furman

Lanre Badmus, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

In the end, it came down to the unpredictability of penalty kicks for UNC Wilmington men's soccer. Lots of chances were created between UNCW and Furman, but it was the Paladins who prevailed 5-3 on penalties after a scoreless draw through 110 minutes in the first round of the NCAA Division I College...

‘Soccerhawks’ earn at-large NCAA tournament bid

No. 10 Phillip Goodrum celebrates after scoring

Lanre Badmus, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018

After a long period of waiting and built-up nerves, UNC Wilmington men's soccer received confirmation: they’re in again. The Seahawks earned an at-large bid to be one of the 48 participants in the NCAA Men’s College Cup for the second consecutive season on Monday afternoon. The no. 21 Seahawks...

Seahawks win double-overtime thriller

No. 10 Phillip Goodrum attempts to keep the ball in play

Lanre Badmus, Staff Writer

October 28, 2018

UNC Wilmington men’s soccer team was tested on Saturday night. Having entered the night on its first winless skid of the season, the Seahawks needed a victory to stay alive in the quest for the Colonial Athletic Association regular-season title. After falling behind towards the end of the first half,...

Two years removed from a sidelining illness, Moncada focused on finishing strong

Julio Moncada, left, in UNC Wilmington's match with High Point University.

Lanre Badmus, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

The UNC Wilmington men’s soccer team is a unit that prides itself on togetherness and its players being part of a family. However, as with any team, there is bound to be at least one standout player on the squad. One of the more notable players on the Seahawks roster is senior forward and team captain...

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