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Seahawks fall to Blue Hens in season finale

Marten Linssen battles Delaware defenders during UNCW's matchup with the Blue Hens on Feb. 29, 2020 at Trask Coliseum.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

March 1, 2020

WILMINGTON — After winning three of its last five games, UNC Wilmington (10-21, 5-13 Colonial Athletic Association) was unable to muster up a win to close the regular season. Delaware (21-10, 11-7 CAA) capitalized on a sloppy second half from the Seahawks to walk out of Trask Coliseum with an 82-65...

UNCW keeps hot streak alive in win over Drexel

Shykeim Phillips (2) and Mike Okauru (4) during UNCW's matchup with Drexel on Feb. 27, 2020

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

February 28, 2020

WILMINGTON – “Hire Burke" chants echoed through Trask Coliseum as UNC Wilmington (10-20, 5-12 Colonial Athletic Association) racked up a 76-65 win over Drexel (13-17, 6-11 CAA) on Thursday night.  “Burke is the coach that everyone wants to play for right now,” said freshman Shykeim Phillip...

Gallery: Bell, Smith lead Seahawks over Delaware on Senior Day

GiGi Smith (5) during UNCW's contest against Delaware in Trask Coliseum on Feb. 24, 2019.

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

February 24, 2019

Coming off its first home loss of the season, UNC Wilmington (16-10, 9-6 Colonial Athletic Association) celebrated Senior Day on Sunday afternoon against Delaware (13-13, 8-6 CAA). The Seahawks leaned on performances from senior Chinyere Bell and redshirt junior GiGi Smith. The duo combined for 39...

Smith has show out performance as Seahawks come up short

GiGi Smith (5) during UNCW's matchup with James Madison on Jan. 18, 2019.

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

January 25, 2019

In light of its recent success, UNC Wilmington traveled to Delaware with high hopes. Prior to this afternoon’s matchup, the Seahawks had won six of their last seven contests — two of which were against conference leaders — and the 'Hawks hoped to carry that confidence into this weekend’s road...

Seahawks look to continue success in weekend slate

From left: Jessica Mitchell (31), Micah Hoggatt (25), Carol-Anne Obusek (32), Moriah Crisp (2), Shrita Parker (4)

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

January 23, 2019

UNC Wilmington women’s basketball has won six of its last seven games and looks to continue this trend on a two-game road trip this weekend. Fresh off the most historic weekend sweep of the Karen Barefoot-era, the Seahawks (11-5, 4-1 Colonial Athletic Association) will be tested against a Delaware...

UNCW begins road trip against CAA heavyweights

Devontae Cacok (15) during UNCW's home matchup with Delaware on Jan. 10, 2019.

Austin Chandler, Contributing Writer

January 17, 2019

Following a home win over Colonial Athletic Association opponent Drexel last Saturday, the UNC Wilmington men’s basketball team prepares to set out on a CAA road trip that will include games against Hofstra on Thursday and Northeastern on Sunday. Last week’s loss to Delaware, 82-69, coupled with a victory over Drexel, 97-83,  left the Seahawks with an over...

UNCW left to ponder their place in CAA hierarchy

Devontae Cacok (15) during UNCW's home matchup with Delaware on Jan. 10, 2019.

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

January 11, 2019

UNC Wilmington men’s basketball had an opportunity to win three straight games for the first time under coach C.B. McGrath in its return to Trask Coliseum on Thursday. A win also would have put the Colonial Athletic Association on notice that the Seahawks should be taken as seriously as anyone else...

Gallery: Seahawks trounced by Blue Hens in Thursday night showdown

Kai Toews (10) locks down on defense during UNCW's home matchup with Delaware on Jan. 10, 2019.

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

January 10, 2019

Following a successful two-game road stretch, UNC Wilmington (6-11, 2-2 Colonial Athletic Association) played host to Delaware. The Blue Hens (12-6, 4-1 CAA) came out with the win, topping the Seahawks 82-69. Team leaders included Jay Estime' with 15 points and five rebounds along with Devontae Cacok...

Blue Hens escape Trask with 58-56 win over UNCW

Blue Hens escape Trask with 58-56 win over UNCW

Noah Thomas, Sports Editor

December 30, 2017

Down two with two seconds remaining, UNC Wilmington inbounded the basketball to Jaylen Fornes in the corner. The sophomore’s off-balance three was on target, but it bounced off the rim as time expired, giving Delaware a 58-56 win to open CAA play on the road. The final possession was the last...

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...

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