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‘Carolina Blues’: Seahawks shock No. 3 UNC in front of historic crowd

Emil Elveroth, left, heads up for a ball during UNCW's 1-0 win over No. 3 North Carolina on Sept. 1, 2017.
UNCW's 1-0 win is their first vs. the Tar Heels since 2014
September 1, 2017
The Seahawks (3-0) squeaked a 1-0 decision past UNC in front of 1,778 fans, the third-largest crowd for a men’s soccer game in UNCW Soccer Stadium history.

Students, faculty gather for grand opening of recreational fields

UNCW Chancellor Jose V. Sartartelli, center-left, cuts the ribbon during the grand-opening ceremony for the university's recreational fields.
Long-awaited construction project completed after a year and a half
August 30, 2017
On site to open UNC Wilmington’s new recreational fields, the first thing Chancellor Jose V. Sartarelli did was grab a soccer ball and showcase his dribbling abilities by scoring on a couple of children.

Diversity in UNCW’s staff

August 29, 2017

Walking back to my dorm from convocation freshman year, I gazed in awe at the sea of teal in front of me.  Everybody was dressed in teal so much that it almost hurt my eyes. Then I looked behind me and...

UNCW tops Davidson in final day of Springhill Suites Invitational

UNCW tops Davidson in final day of Springhill Suites Invitational
Seahawks finish second in home tournament
August 27, 2017
After suffering a loss to Appalachian State on Saturday in their second match of the Springhill Suites Mayfaire Invitational, UNC Wilmington looked to redeem itself Sunday afternoon against Davidson.

Recap: Springhill Suites Mayfaire Invitational

Recap: Springhill Suites Mayfaire Invitational
August 26, 2017
UNC Wilmington kicked off the 2017 volleyball season on Saturday with the Springhill Suites Mayfaire Invitation at Hanover Hall. The Seahawks hosted a pair of games against Loyola Maryland and Appalachian State.

Men’s and women’s basketball schedules released for 2017-2018 season

Men's and women's basketball schedules released for 2017-2018 season
Fans know who they will be seeing a few months ahead of tipoff
August 26, 2017

Fresh off of a second consecutive CAA title and second NCAA Tournament run, the men's basketball team has high hopes for the upcoming season. And with former North Carolina assistant coach C.B. McGrath...

Bouncing back: UNCW volleyball hopes to right the ship in 2017

Madison Peters, left, and Sydney Brock, right, block a spike attempt from a Barton player in UNCW's exhibition game vs. Barton College on Aug. 20.
Like many UNCW teams, the Volley Hawks will field a team full of freshmen
August 25, 2017
When UNC Wilmington begins its 2017 volleyball season on Saturday, it will do so with the youthfulness that has been a trend for UNCW sports this year.

Lofty expectations are motivation for an experienced UNCW soccer team

Goalkeeper Ryan Cretens fields the ball in a game during the 2016 UNCW men's soccer season.
Coach Aidan Heaney will sport an experienced squad hungry for more
August 25, 2017
The unique mix of new faces and experienced veterans present on the UNC Wilmington men’s soccer team would intrigue any coach.

Sammy C. Hawk flies high after surprise run to Final Four

Sammy C. Hawk, left, snaps a selfie with students during Wednesday's involvement carnival just hours after losing to North Texas mascot Scrappy in the Mid-Major Madness Mascot Melee. (Source: Twitter)
Sammy's Final Four berth is the first in UNCW Athletics at the Division-I level
August 23, 2017
An underdog run to the Final Four of the Mid-Major Madness Mascot Melee ended Wednesday morning.

Women’s soccer drops opener vs. Virginia, 2-0

Members of the UNCW and Virginia women's soccer teams gather for a postgame huddle on Friday, Aug. 18.
Friday was the third meeting between the two programs in three years
August 19, 2017
UNC Wilmington knew what it was up against when it scheduled No. 11 Virginia for its season opener, but that did not derail the Seahawks from going toe-to-toe with the Cavaliers despite uncertainty at the goalkeeper position.

UNCW SGA, Upperman holds discussion on Charlottesville and equality

UNCW Chancellor Jose V. Sartarelli, left, addresses those gathered in the Clocktower Lounge during Thursday's discussion regarding recent events in Charlottesville, Va.
Discussion aimed at helping students gain perspective, understand nationwide issues
August 17, 2017
Students and faculty of the UNC Wilmington community gathered Thursday evening in the Fisher Student Center to discuss last week’s protests in Charlottesville, Va.

UNCW alum Beane named Buffalo Bills GM

Carolina Panthers assistant general manager Brandon Beane, left, and head coach Ron Rivera talk during the second session of the team's rookie minicamp in Charlotte, N.C., on Friday, May 5, 2017. (Jeff Siner/Charlotte Observer/Tribune News Service)
The Class of '98 graduate has spent the last two decades with the Carolina Panthers
August 17, 2017
Even without a football program, UNC Wilmington found a way to make headlines in the National Football League this summer when UNCW alum Brandon Beane was named general manager of the Buffalo Bills on May 9.
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