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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...

Gallery: 2018 UNCW Baseball Media Day

Gallery: 2018 UNCW Baseball Media Day

Travis Stoker, Photo Editor

February 7, 2018

UNC Wilmington baseball held its annual media day on Wednesday at Brooks Field, where the Seahawks met with local media to discuss the upcoming season. UNCW starts the 2018 baseball season on Friday, Feb. 16 in the first game of the Hughes Bros. Challenge. Take a look at the gallery below for a visual...

Former UNCW baseball player’s home burglarized, sports memorabilia stolen

One of UNC Wilmington's  2016 NCAA Regional Championship rings. A ring similar to this one was stolen from former UNCW baseball player Alex Groff's home over the weekend.

Casey McAnarney, Editor-in-Chief

December 1, 2017

WILMINGTON -- Former UNC Wilmington baseball player Alexander Groff's sports memorabilia was stolen when his home in Wilmington was broken into over Thanksgiving Break. Groff, a senior graduating this December earning a degree in marketing professional sales, was a pitcher on the baseball team an...

San Francisco Giants GM, Senior VP Bobby Evans to speak at baseball banquet

San Francisco Giants GM, Senior VP Bobby Evans to speak at baseball banquet

Brian Carpenter, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017

The UNC Wilmington baseball team announced that Bobby Evans will be the keynote speaker at the team’s annual Spring Training Banquet in late January. Evans is the current general manager and senior vice president of Major League Baseball's San Francisco Giants and has held this position since 2015....

2018 schedule released for UNCW baseball

2018 schedule released for UNCW baseball

Collin Underwood, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2017

UNC Wilmington baseball announced its 2018 schedule on Monday with just one game remaining on its fall scrimmage schedule. The schedule includes 35 home games, which is three more than in 2017, and the team’s first trip out west since 2002 (when it played the University of Arizona) against Arizona...

Diamond Hawks kick off fall schedule with 4-0 win over Czech Republic

Reigning CAA Pitcher-of-the-Year Alex Royalty delivers a pitch in UNCW's 4-0 win over the Czech Republic national team on Wednesday, Oct. 11.

Collin Underwood, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2017

“I think it was big for us,” said Brown. “Inter-squads are fun and all, but it’s more like a friendly competition. Once we got out there against another team, it’s a battle, and I think that’s what we’re looking forward to.”

‘Cooper’s Club:’ UNCW club baseball lets players continue their passion

UNC Wilmington's club baseball team gets ready to break a huddle during practice.

Sean W. Cooper, Assistant Opinion Editor

September 22, 2017

Editor’s note: The following is the second installment of The Seahawk’s newest sports beat "Cooper’s Club," which spotlights one UNCW club sports team per week. This week’s featured club is the baseball team. For some, baseball is nothing more than a sport. For others, it is a passion. Some are pass...

McDowell not giving up on MLB despite not being drafted

Recent UNCW graduate Kennard McDowell makes a play in the infield for the Grand Junction Rockies. (Photo by Todd Bennett/Rocky Mountain Sports Report)

Brandon Sans, Assistant Sports Editor

August 17, 2017

Nearly a month after watching Delaware celebrate a Colonial Athletic Association championship on their home field, six UNC Wilmington players were able to begin anew after a disappointing ending to their college careers.

UNCW baseball falls short of CAA crown

UNCW baseball falls short of CAA crown

Brandon Sans, Staff Writer

May 28, 2017

UNC Wilmington (30-29) head coach Mark Scalf chuckled as he smiled before answering a question about all the adversity this team had to overcome this season. “A lot of that was because of injuries, illness, and not having some depth available,” said Scalf. “The ones that were available and on...

Late surge puts UNCW in CAA elimination game

Brandon Sans, Staff Writer

May 27, 2017

UNC Wilmington’s season is on its last leg. Following a 14-8 beat down at the hands of Delaware (33-21), UNCW (29-28) will enter tomorrow knowing one loss will end its season that would most likely be considered a disappointment to many. Normally, eight runs with freshman Zarion Sharpe starting...

Diamond Hawks thump W&M early in CAAs

Brandon Sans, Staff Writer

May 26, 2017

When an assortment of rain showers ultimately pushed back UNC Wilmington’s first game of the Colonial Athletic Association nearly three hours, most of the Seahawks (29-27) were tasked with finding a way to stay relaxed during the delay. There was, however, one exception. “I don’t have to show...

CAA Baseball Tournament preview

Brandon Sans, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017

While many may point to UNC Wilmington’s 11-16 record on April 4 before going 17-11 the rest of the way as the biggest struggle the Seahawks have dealt with over the past year, don’t tell that to senior Casey Golden (.306, 18 HR, 36 RBI). If you ask do ask the newly minted CAA Player of the Year,...

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