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UNCW baseball players respond to coronavirus

The UNCW baseball team before its matchup with Bryant on Feb. 15, 2020

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

March 25, 2020

WILMINGTON – It was the bottom of the ninth with two runners on base. UNC Wilmington and East Carolina were deadlocked at two apiece as Seahawk catcher Matt Suggs settled into the batter’s box. As the bright lights shined down upon Brooks Field, Suggs did something that every baseball player drea...

Gallery: Seahawks fall behind to Wolfpack

NC State coach Elliott Avent (right) honors UNCW coach Mark Scalf (left) prior to Tuesday's game at Doak Field on April 30, 2019.

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

April 30, 2019

STORY: #20 NC State hits four home runs in 11-3 win over UNCW RALEIGH, N.C.-- UNC Wilmington fell victim to multiple long balls against NC State on Tuesday at Doak Field. The Wolfpack honored UNCW coach Mark Scalf prior to tonight's game. NC State head coach Elliott Avent presented Scalf with...

Seahawk Spectacular: Matt Myers stabilizes pitching staff

Pitcher No. 14 Landen Roupp

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

February 13, 2019

Editor’s note: UNCW baseball opens the 2019 season on Friday against Saint Joseph’s. The Seahawks are fresh off their second Colonial Athletic Association championship in three years and seek their sixth conference title in program history. In anticipation of this season, The Seahawk is diving int...

Bridges, former Seahawks to speak at banquet

Bridges, former Seahawks to speak at banquet

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

January 11, 2019

With baseball season just over a month away, the time-honored tradition of UNC Wilmington baseball’s Spring Training Banquet is set to take place next week. On Jan. 19, 2019, UNCW baseball will hold its 17thannual Spring Training Banquet, welcoming former Atlanta Braves Director of Amateur Scouting B...

The SheHawk: MLB is lacking in female employees

MLB female umpire Jen Pawol working at a Detroit Tigers game in 2018.

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor

October 15, 2018

Major League Baseball's (MLB) postseason is upon us, as is the excitement that surrounds it as thousands of fans — myself included — are glued to their televisions in anticipation of cheering on their favorite MLB team. I would definitely call myself a baseball fan since I have loved watching and...

Mountaineers take game two over UNCW, rubber match set for Sunday

No. 36 Kep Brown steals third base following a wild pitch on Friday, Feb. 23.

Brian Carpenter, Staff Writer

February 24, 2018

UNC Wilmington fell to Appalachian State, 6-2, on Saturday afternoon. This loss moves the Seahawks to 4-2 on the season and ends their three-game winning streak. The offensive struggles continued for the Seahawks, as App. State pitchers registered 13 strikeouts. Colin Schmid, who started the game...

Gallery: Diamond Hawks victorious over App. State

No. 7 Jackson Meadows and No. 22 Noah Bridges run to first base and home respectively following a pop-fly hit to center field by Meadows.

Noah Powers, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

UNC Wilmington baseball opened its weekend series against Appalachian State on Friday with a 2-0 win. The Seahawks will continue their series through Sunday. Take a look at the photo gallery below from Friday's game. For a story from today's game, click here.

Seahawks blank Mountaineers in weekend opener

Pitcher No. 21 Alex Royalty

Brian Carpenter, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

Strikeouts were the story on Friday at Brooks Field as UNC Wilmington defeated Appalachian State, 2-0. The Seahawks improved to 4-1 on the season. Between the two teams, App. State and UNCW pitchers combined to strike out 25 batters. After defeating sixth-ranked North Carolina in Chapel Hill on...

Baseball rallies late, downs EKU 5-4

The Seahawks celebrate following their 5-4 walk-off victory over Eastern Kentucky on Friday

Brian Carpenter, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

Alex Royalty took the mound for UNC Wilmington to kick off his junior season after winning CAA Pitcher of the Year in 2017. After giving up two runs to Eastern Kentucky in the first two innings, the ace settled in and finished with a total of six strikeouts over five innings. It took some late heroics,...

Gallery: Diamond Hawks walk off vs. EKU

No. 7 Jackson Meadows

Noah Powers, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

UNC Wilmington baseball opened its season on Friday with a 5-4 win over Eastern Kentucky in the Hughes Bros. Challenge.  The Seahawks won in the bottom of the ninth inning on a hit by Noah Liles. All photos are by staff photographer Noah Powers. Click here for the story from tonight's game.   ...

This week in UNCW sports history: the Hughes Bros. Challenge

This week in UNCW sports history: the Hughes Bros. Challenge

Collin Underwood, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018

As the UNC Wilmington baseball team kicks off its 2018 campaign, The Seahawk took a look back at the history of the Hughes Bros. Challenge -- the yearly tournament UNCW hosts each opening weekend. In 2014, the Seahawks started the tradition of kicking off their season by hosting the Hughes Bros. Ch...

New-look Diamond Hawks hope to retake CAA mountaintop

UNCW head baseball coach Mark Scalf returns for his 27th season with the Seahawks. He spoke with media on Feb. 7 at the team's annual media day.

Noah Thomas, Sports Editor

February 13, 2018

UNC Wilmington baseball was picked to win the CAA for the third consecutive year in a preseason poll released on Feb. 1. Being picked to win was nothing new for the self-proclaimed Omahawks. What was new, however, was being picked to win with a roster that sparsely resembled those that brought succes...

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