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Where my ladies at: The presence of female coaches in sports

Katie Sowers, an offensive assistant with the San Francisco 49ers, is the first woman to coach in the Super Bowl.

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor

May 25, 2020

Breathing heavily, I cradled the ball in my lacrosse stick as I ran to the goal hoping and wishing this would finally be my chance to sink the ball straight past the goalie. One breath. Two breaths. SWISH. As soon as the ball pushed the net back I turned to coach Kristin Schwarz and we both cheered. Once...

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 ...

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...

Gallery: Seahawks downed by Furman in first round of NCAA Tournament

Phillip Goodrum (10) squares up with a defender during UNCW's NCAA Tournament first round match against Furman

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

November 16, 2018

UNC Wilmington (12-5-3) played host to Furman (13-6-2) in the first round of the 2018 NCAA men's soccer tournament. The Seahawks tied the Paladins 0-0 after two overtime periods, but were defeated 5-3 on penalty kicks.

Women’s soccer season ends with Elon tie

Ashley Johnson (21)

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

October 23, 2018

For the second straight year, UNC Wilmington women’s soccer required a win its season finale to earn a spot in the Colonial Athletic Association tournament. At one point in its Tuesday night contest against Elon (3-10-4, 1-7-1 CAA), the Seahawks held a two-goal lead that would have sent them to...

No. 15 UNCW suffers first CAA loss at home vs. CofC

UNCW's Emil Elveroth (16) and Phillip Goodrum (10) get tangled up with one another during the Seahawks' 2-1 loss to College of Charleston on Wednesday, Oct. 11.

Tanner Lindsay, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2017

UNC Wilmington men’s soccer suffered its first conference loss of the season Wednesday night after CAA rival College of Charleston rallied for a 2-1 win on the road. The No. 15-ranked Seahawks controlled most of the first half. UNCW (9-3, 4-1 CAA) took a 1-0 lead halfway through the first half thanks...

VCU’s golden goal hands No. 15 Seahawks a loss at home

VCU's golden goal hands No. 15 Seahawks a loss at home

Lanre Badmus, Staff Writer

October 1, 2017

The UNC Wilmington men’s soccer team has put in many admirable performances this season, often controlling games and sometimes getting a lucky bounce or two. But despite dominating proceedings and playing with a one-man advantage for most of the game, the No. 15 Seahawks dropped a 1-0 double-overtime...

Goodrum’s success on the field leads to CAA recognition

Phillip Goodrum

Vanessa Dickerson, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2017

Phillip Goodrum of the UNC Wilmington men’s soccer team was named Co-Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week on Monday, Sept. 25. Goodrum shared this award with Drexel’s Sebastian Cabral. Goodrum earned this award following his two goals against conference opponent William and Mary in...

No. 15 UNCW survives Elon’s late surge, escapes 2-1

Hjalmar Ekdal handles the ball during UNCW's 2-1 win over Elon on Wednesday, Sept. 27.

Noah Thomas, Sports Editor

September 27, 2017

With senior captain Julio Moncada on the shelf with a knee injury, UNC Wilmington men’s soccer turned to its underclassmen for production in their 2-1 win over Elon on Wednesday. The No. 15 Seahawks (7-1, 3-0 CAA) first took advantage of a lapse in the Phoenix defense late in the first half. With...

Two years removed from a sidelining illness, Moncada focused on finishing strong

Julio Moncada, left, in UNC Wilmington's match with High Point University.

Lanre Badmus, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

The UNC Wilmington men’s soccer team is a unit that prides itself on togetherness and its players being part of a family. However, as with any team, there is bound to be at least one standout player on the squad. One of the more notable players on the Seahawks roster is senior forward and team captain...

Lady Seahawks bounce back, down Campbell

Serenity Waters, middle, goes on the attack during UNCW's 2-1 win over Campbell on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017.

Lanre Badmus, Staff Writer

September 17, 2017

A first-half clinic from reigning CAA Rookie of the Week Molly McGarry helped stall a Campbell comeback Sunday afternoon, as UNC Wilmington defeated the Fighting Camels 2-1 at UNCW Soccer Stadium.

McGarry earns her first CAA Rookie of the Week award

Molly McGarry

Brandon Sans, Assistant Sports Editor

September 14, 2017

McGarry was named co-CAA Rookie of the Week (along with Elon freshman Reena Wichmann) after scoring the only goal in a 1-1 tie with Old Dominion and assisting freshman Kristen Bootes’ game-winning goal in overtime to defeat Appalachian State 2-1.

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