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Women’s hoops tops Northeastern for second-straight win

UNCW women's basketball against Northeastern on Feb. 28, 2020 at Trask Coliseum
UNCW picked up some much-needed momentum in its second-straight win on Friday night
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...

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
UNCW racked up its second win in a row and looks to carry its hot streak into postseason play
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...

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
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...

Gallery: Seahawks sweep Hughes Bros. Challenge

Landen Roupp (14) during UNCW's matchup with Marshall on Feb. 22, 2020 at Brooks Field.
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.
UNCW rebounded from its loss to Coastal Carolina earlier in the week, sweeping the Hughes Bros. Challenge over the weekend
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...

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

UNCW men’s basketball
UNCW completed a regular season sweep of rival Charleston for the first time since 2016 on Saturday night
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...

Men’s basketball preview: College of Charleston

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

Soaring Seahawks: Feb. 13—19

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

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.
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...

Seahawk slugger: Evans brings home CAA Rookie of the Week

Ron Evans (25) during UNCW's matchup with Bryant on Feb. 15, 2020
Evans brings Rookie of the Week honors to the Port City
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...

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.
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...

Diamond Hawks split Sunday doubleheader

Matt Suggs (15) crosses first base during UNCW's matchup with Dayton on Feb. 16, 2020 at Brooks Field
UNCW went 1-for-2 in its doubleheader on Sunday, improving to 3-1 on the season
February 16, 2020

WILMINGTON – Overcast skies fit the mood for UNC Wilmington (3-1) Sunday morning as it took on Dayton (3-1) less than 24 hours removed from a Saturday night rendezvous. The Seahawks struggled on the...

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