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Smith shows out on Senior Day, leads Seahawks to win

GiGi Smith (5) makes a pass during UNCW's Senior Day matchup with Hofstra on March 1, 2020 at Trask Coliseum.

Erin Howard, Staff Writer

March 1, 2020

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington women’s hoops extended its winning streak to three games on Sunday in Trask Coliseum with a Senior Day victory over Hofstra (3-25, 0-17 Colonial Athletic Association). With the win, the Seahawks boosted their record to 9-18 overall and 6-10 in conference play. Before ...

Seahawks make progress in loss to Hofstra

UNCW interim head coach Rob Burke during the Seahawks' matchup against Hofstra on Jan. 16, 2020.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

January 17, 2020

WILMINGTON — To see UNC Wilmington in action tonight, the idea that head coach C.B. McGrath was fired earlier this week would not have crossed your mind.  Interim head coach Rob Burke had three days to mentally prepare his newly acquired Seahawks for action against Hofstra (14-5, 5-1 Colonial At...

Moxley receives second Rookie of the Week honor

Emily Moxley (13) during UNCW's matchup with James Madison at UNCW Soccer Stadium on Oct. 24, 2019.

Erin Howard, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2019

Freshman forward, Emily Moxley, scored UNC Wilmington’s goal in a double-overtime tie against Hofstra on Sunday, securing a point for her team and a second Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week honor for herself.  With the tie at Hofstra, led by Moxley’s goal, and a win over James Madison on...

Gallery: Seahawks soar past Hofstra on Senior Night

Devontae Cacok (15) celebrates with fans following UNCW's 87-79 Senior Night victory over Hofstra on Feb. 16, 2019.

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

February 17, 2019

On its Senior Night, UNC Wilmington (9-19, 5-10 Colonial Athletic Association) took on conference leader Hofstra in a contest that many would call a "storybook ending" for the Seahawk seniors. Appearing to shake the funk of losing eight of their last nine, including six in a row, the Seahawks played...

Cacok slams home win on Senior Night

Devontae Cacok (15) delivers his final dunk in Trask Coliseum during UNCW's 87-79 Senior Day win over Hofstra on Feb. 16, 2019.

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

February 17, 2019

Devontae Cacok sealed it with a dunk. The 6-foot-7 senior forward playing in his last game in Trask Coliseum was alone on the court when he took a fast break pass from Ty Gadsden then slammed it home to give UNC Wilmington men’s basketball its 87-79 win against Hofstra on Saturday night. "This...

Seahawks cruise past Hofstra in bounce-back win

#24 Chinyere Bell attempts a free throw

Lanre Badmus, Staff Writer

February 2, 2019

UNC Wilmington women’s basketball returned to the Port City knowing that it needed to bounce back after two consecutive road losses last week. It did that in a huge way on Friday night as the Seahawks played host to Hofstra. Hot hands  Riding a wave of hot shooting as well as big nights from four in double figures, the Seahawks (12-7, 5-3 Colonial Athletic Association) were in cruise control for the whole of ...

Seahawks start strong, drop matchup with Hofstra

Devontae Cacok (15) during UNCW's Tuesday night game v.s. UNC Greensboro

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

January 17, 2019

In a contest that included 15 lead changes and 12 ties, a lengthy second-half scoring drought and foul trouble turned what should have been a close game into a blowout. UNC Wilmington (7-12, 3-3 Colonial Athletic Association) travelled to Hempstead, New York Thursday night for a midweek matchup with...

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...

Seahawks run Hofstra out of Trask in 90-70 homecoming win

No. 15 Devontae Cacok

Noah Thomas, Sports Editor

February 10, 2018

On paper, the cards were stacked against UNC Wilmington in Saturday’s homecoming game against CAA rival Hofstra. In the midst of a three-game losing streak that included a loss in their first meeting with the Pride, the Seahawks played some of their best basketball of the 2018 season on the way to ...

This week in UNCW sports history: Hofstra rivalry, revisted

This week in UNCW sports history: Hofstra rivalry, revisted

Collin Underwood, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

As UNC Wilmington men’s basketball prepares for its annual trip up north to Hofstra, The Seahawk took a look back at the 2015-16 season to reflect on the budding rivalry between the Seahawks and the Pride. Early in 2016, then-UNCW coach Kevin Keatts continued his turnaround of the UNCW basketba...

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