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The women’s soccer match between UNC Wilmington and East Carolina was cancelled Thursday afternoon due to inclement weather. The game will not be rescheduled.
A quick turnaround from Friday did not prevent UNC Wilmington from scoring a 2-0 victory over Winthrop on Sunday. The win concluded the UNCW Springhill Suites Classic with the Seahawks claiming their seventh title in the event since its conception in 2004.
It did not take long for UNC Wilmington to gain the upper hand against Dayton in its home opener on Friday night. The Seahawks struck early and often in the second game of the UNCW Springhill Suites Classic, outmatching Dayton 3-0.
It was a tail of two halves for UNC Wilmington as it welcomed the Navy Midshipmen to the Port City. It was a battle that proved it’s never a good idea to look ahead after stretches of success.
Graduating 11 seniors from a team that was already in the process of rebuilding would pose a challenge for any coach, but Aidan Heaney, head coach of UNC Wilmington’s men’s soccer squad, believes the cohesive nature of his current players will allow his club to power through the loss of experience.
The UNC Wilmington women’s soccer team got off to a slow, yet aggressive start to its lone exhibition game of the 2016 season. It drew a scoreless tie with the visiting High Point Panthers last Thursday, but not without leaving with a 12-1 shot advantage.
The Seahawks were out in full force as international heroics and a new entrance allowed fans to exit Monday night’s exhibition against Gardner-Webb happy and hopeful as UNC Wilmington claimed a 1-0 victory.
June has finally arrived, and because the UNCW baseball program has come up short once again of a Super Regional (too soon?), that means all athletic seasons in Wilmington have officially wrapped until August.
Who says you can’t go home again? In the case of Wilmington Hammerheads defender Michael Mecham, it’s almost as if he never left.
Entering the CAA Tournament, UNCW has a record of 12-3-2 overall (5-2-1 in the CAA) and finished tied for first with Delaware and Hofstra. Based on a head-to-head tiebreaker, Delaware will host the semifinals and finals as the top-seeded team, but the Seahawks will receive a first-round bye as the second-seeded team.