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NCAA to allow uniform patches in support of social justice

NCAA President Mark Emmert talks during a news conference before the men's basketball NCAA Tournament Final Four on April 4, 2019, at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

July 30, 2020

The NCAA says it will allow student-athletes in all sports to wear up to two patches on their uniforms.

Linssen enters transfer portal

Marten Linssen attempts to go up for a shot during UNCW's matchup with N.C. Wesleyan on Nov. 19, 2019.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

April 11, 2020

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington's Marten Linssen has announced that he plans to enter the NCAA transfer portal heading into next season's action. The sophomore averaged 10.5 points and 4.6 rebounds per game — third best on the team in both categories. Former interim head coach Rob Burke placed much...

UNCW winter and spring athletics cancelled for remainder of school year

A pair of UNCW gloves during the Seahawks' matchup with Marshall on Feb. 22, 2020 at Brooks Field.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

March 13, 2020

WILMINGTON — Per release from the Colonial Athletic Association, all winter and spring CAA sports have been officially cancelled for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. “Following extensive discussions with the conference’s institutional administrators, in light of new developments and...

2020 NCAA Tournament cancelled

The Florida State basketball team hold the trophy as ACC Champions March 12, 2020. The tournament in Greensboro N.C.was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

March 13, 2020

Yes, you read that correctly. The 2020 NCAA Tournament has been cancelled. Not postponed or suspended. For the first time in history, March Madness has been cancelled. The announcement came yesterday in hopes that cancelling the tournament would help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This ...

Bambenek resigns as UNCW volleyball coach

Volleyball coach Amy Bambenek during one of her volleyball camps

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

January 23, 2020

WILMINGTON — Earlier this week, it was announced that UNCW volleyball head coach Amy Bambenek joined men's basketball coach C.B. McGrath as one of two coaches to leave the Port City in the last two weeks. After 11 years with the program, Bambenek took the head coach position at Ohio Dominican in Columbus,...

Seahawks welcome No. 9 Tar Heels: preview

Kai Toews displaying some hang time on his way to the rim.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

November 8, 2019

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington's highly-anticipated matchup with North Carolina is set to tip off tonight at 7 p.m. The ninth-ranked Tar Heels travel to the Port City as the second of a three-game series between UNCW and UNC. It is also only the third time in history that the Seahawks will square off ...

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...

Assistant coach Rob Burke breaks down new roster

Trask Coliseum

Elijah Mize, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

That familiar place for UNC Wilmington men's basketball can be summed up with just one word — uncertainty.   For a roster that saw more turnaround than Bonnie Tyler’s Total Eclipse of the Heart (google it kids), getting up to speed with what head coach C.B. McGrath wants to do on the court w...

Seahawks secure fourth-straight shutout win

UNCW women's soccer pregame vs. Northeastern on Sep. 29, 2019

Erin Howard, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2019

After being named Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week on Oct. 7, Emily Moxley got her fourth goal of the season on Wednesday night, securing UNC Wilmington's fourth-straight win.  The Seahawks (8-4, 4-1 CAA) knocked off William & Mary 1-0 on Thursday night, making four-straight conference wins...

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...

Seahawks snap losing streak, down Phoenix 3-1

UNCW during its match against Elon on Oct. 6, 2019.

Erin Howard, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2019

UNC Wilmington took down Elon (8-9) on Sunday afternoon, to pick up its first conference win of the season. UNCW coach Amy Bambenek said she had one message for her team going into the game.  “They always play well here,” said Bambenek. “I told them ‘we just need to play better.’”...

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...

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