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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 ...

Goodrum’s goal in OT secures Senior Night win

UNCW men’s soccer on Senior Day

Erin Howard, Contributing Writer

November 3, 2019

Emotions were high as UNC Wilmington celebrated Senior Night in its final regular season game on Saturday. The Seahawks hosted Elon in an exciting match that ended in victory, thanks to an overtime goal from senior Phillip Goodrum. Before kickoff, all 10 of UNCW's seniors and their families were h...

Seahawks capture CAA regular season crown

Jamil Gracia (3)

Zachary Kilby, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2019

UNC Wilmington walked into UNCW Soccer Stadium on Saturday as a team riding a five-game winning streak. It walked out as Colonial Athletic Association regular season champion and had the hardware to prove it.  With a 3-1 win over Drexel, the Seahawks captured their fourth CAA regular season title in program history...

Evans named CAA Offensive Player of the Week

Fans celebrate after a goal

Zachary Kilby, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2019

Junior forward Jacob Evans netted the only goal for the Seahawks over the weekend, helping UNC Wilmington capture a 1-0 victory over no. 18 James Madison. Evans’ performance also helped the Seahawks improve to 8-4-2 on the season, with a 5-0-1 conference record, ranking them atop of the Colonial Athl...

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...

Seahawks start three-game homestand with a win

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

Erin Howard, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2019

UNC Wilmington opened its three-game homestand with a 2-0 victory over Old Dominion Wednesday night. Junior defenseman Alejandro Saez led the team scoring both goals.   This matchup was the 31st time the two programs have faced off, but the first since 2015. Old Dominion walked into the UNCW Soccer S...

Men’s soccer preview: UNCW @ no. 20 North Carolina

No. 6 David Lozano squares off with North Carolina's Raul Aguilera (28)

Yv Scarlett Maciel, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2019

There is nothing like soccer on a Tuesday night. Tonight UNC Wilmington (4-3-2) will face off against no. 20 North Carolina (4-2-2). The match is set for 7 p.m. at Chapel Hill's Dorrance Soccer Field and will air on the ACC Network.   This matchup with the Tar Heels will mark the first and...

Seahawks pick up win in home opener over Northeastern

Mason Schuster (8) takes on a Northeastern defender during UNCW's matchup with the Huskies on Sep. 28, 2019.

Zachary Kilby, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2019

Phillip Goodrum pushed UNC Wilmington ahead 1-0 midway through the first half from a Jacob Evans' assist. The Seahawks never looked back as they gave the crowd something to cheer about by capturing their first home win of 2019 in a 3-1 victory over Northeastern (5-3-1) on Saturday. “It was time...

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...

Brandon Miller’s time at UNCW helped him become a true USL professional

Brandon Miller as a member of the United Soccer League's Harrisburg City Islanders.

Lanre Badmus, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018

UNC Wilmington men’s soccer alum Brandon Miller recently took the next step in his professional soccer career by signing with the Charlotte Independence ahead of the new United Soccer League (USL) campaign. The Charlotte native, who was the 2015 USL Goalkeeper of the Year, returns to his hometown...

Looking back on the 2017 UNCW men’s soccer season

Looking back on the 2017 UNCW men's soccer season

Lanre Badmus, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017

Another season of UNC Wilmington men’s soccer is officially in the books. After starting the season climbing high in the national rankings, the team stuttered to the finish line, yet still wound up reaching the second round of the NCAA Division I College Cup for the first time since 2014. The Seahawks,...

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