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Seahawks fall to Blue Hens in season finale

Marten Linssen battles Delaware defenders during UNCW's matchup with the Blue Hens on Feb. 29, 2020 at Trask Coliseum.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

March 1, 2020

WILMINGTON — After winning three of its last five games, UNC Wilmington (10-21, 5-13 Colonial Athletic Association) was unable to muster up a win to close the regular season. Delaware (21-10, 11-7 CAA) capitalized on a sloppy second half from the Seahawks to walk out of Trask Coliseum with an 82-65...

Women’s hoops tops Northeastern for second-straight win

UNCW women's basketball against Northeastern on Feb. 28, 2020 at Trask Coliseum

Erin Howard, Staff Writer

February 29, 2020

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington got its second-straight win Friday night at Trask Coliseum against Northeastern. The 61-48 victory was fueled by senior Lacey Suggs who had 18 points, helping her crest the 1000 career-point mark. “I’m very proud of our team. A lot of toughness out there. We just, ...

UNCW keeps hot streak alive in win over Drexel

Shykeim Phillips (2) and Mike Okauru (4) during UNCW's matchup with Drexel on Feb. 27, 2020

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

February 28, 2020

WILMINGTON – “Hire Burke" chants echoed through Trask Coliseum as UNC Wilmington (10-20, 5-12 Colonial Athletic Association) racked up a 76-65 win over Drexel (13-17, 6-11 CAA) on Thursday night.  “Burke is the coach that everyone wants to play for right now,” said freshman Shykeim Phillip...

Meet UNCW’s 2020 Homecoming King and Queen

2020 Homecoming King and Queen Ricki Nelson (left) and Nick Pianovich (right). PHOTO COURTESY: JEFF JANOWSKI/UNCW

Valerie Keys, Managing Editor

February 24, 2020

Less than one week following their crowning, I had the pleasure of sitting down with UNC Wilmington’s newest Homecoming King and Queen, Nick Pianovich and Ricki Nelson. Aside from being heavily involved on campus, our King and Queen are as confident, humble, intelligent and kind as one could hope they...

Gallery: Seahawks sweep Hughes Bros. Challenge

Landen Roupp (14) during UNCW's matchup with Marshall on Feb. 22, 2020 at Brooks Field.

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

February 23, 2020

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington (6-2) took down Marshall and Bowling Green over the weekend to sweep the 2020 Hughes Bros. Challenge at Brooks Field.

Diamond Hawks hound Herd, flatten Falcons to sweep Hughes Bros. Challenge

Tanner Wells (51) celebrates with the team after coming across home plate during UNCW's matchup with Marshall on Feb. 22, 2020 at Brooks Field.

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

February 23, 2020

For photos from the weekend, click here. WILMINGTON – UNC Wilmington (6-2) rebounded from a 4-3 loss to Coastal Carolina earlier this week with a sweep in the Hughes Bros. Challenge on Saturday and Sunday. UNCW v. Bowling Green The Seahawks kicked off Saturday’s doubleheader with a 5-2 victory over Bowling...

German engineering: Linssen’s double-double leads Seahawks over Cougars

UNCW men’s basketball

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

February 23, 2020

WILMINGTON – A near half-court alley oop pass from Ty Gadsden found the hands of Imajae Dodd. The reigning Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week finished the play with a thunderous slam that had Trask Coliseum going crazy. UNC Wilmington (9-20, 4-12 CAA) got out to a quick lead over rival...

Men’s basketball preview: College of Charleston

Shykeim Phillips during UNCW's matchup with North Carolina on Nov. 8, 2019 at Trask Coliseum.

Erin Howard, Staff Writer

February 22, 2020

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington will look to sweep this season’s series against College of Charleston, following its first victory over the Cougars since 2017. The Seahawks stunned Charleston in their last meeting with a 72-70 victory fueled by a 17-point performance from freshman guard Shykeim Phil...

Soaring Seahawks: Feb. 13—19

Bruno Caula during UNCW's match against South Carolina State on March 25, 2019.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

February 19, 2020

Each week, The Seahawk will recognize standout performers from UNC Wilmington athletics. Honorees are chosen based on overall performance. Generally, only one athlete will be honored per athletic event. Baseball Ron Evans, freshman Evans took home Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week honors in week one o...

Till Wagner delivers lecture about international politics of a melting Arctic

Dr. Till Wagner, Assistant Professor at UNCW’s Department of Physics & Physical Oceanography, stands in Hodder hall Monday night after delivering his presentation on the evolving dynamics of the Arctic Ocean for the 2019-20 Planet Ocean Seminar Series.Dr. Till Wagner, Assistant Professor at UNCW’s Department of Physics & Physical Oceanography, stands in Hoggard Hall the evening of Monday, Feb. 11 after delivering his presentation on the evolving dynamics of the Arctic Ocean for the 2019-20 Planet Ocean Seminar Series.

Jack Kessler, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2020

The dynamics of a new and changing Arctic Ocean will have profound effects on the climate and the global economy, said an assistant professor from UNC Wilmington’s Department of Physics & Physical Oceanography in a presentation last Monday at Hoggard Hall. “The perceived openness of Arctic...

Seahawk slugger: Evans brings home CAA Rookie of the Week

Ron Evans (25) during UNCW's matchup with Bryant on Feb. 15, 2020

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

February 18, 2020

WILMINGTON – After leading his team to a 3-1 start to the season, Ron Evans has been recognized as the Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week to open the 2020 campaign.   Evans homered twice while hitting .545 at the dish. The Raleigh native was the main source of offense for UNC Wilmington during opening...

UNCW celebrates annual ‘Darwin Day’

Dr. Michaela Howells, standing amongst cardboard cutouts of her peers and Darwin himself, holds a cup of the insects she brought for attendees to snack on during Darwin Day Wednesday night in Cameron Hall.

Jack Kessler, Contributing Writer

February 17, 2020

Volunteers passed around cups of insect snacks, Darwin fanatics dressed up in kitschy costumes, professors delivered speedy presentations and everyone’s appreciation for the renowned naturalist Charles Darwin grew—some might say, evolved—last Wednesday night in Cameron Hall during UNCW’s annual...

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