Monday, October 5, 2009

Seahawks Break Into NSCAA Regional Ranking

On the heels of a three-game road winning streak, the UNC Wilmington women’s soccer team has moved into the top 10 of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America’s (NSCAA) Mid-Atlantic region rankings. The Seahawks, tied for ninth on the weekly listing with the University of Pennsylvania, are one of six Colonial Athletic Association squads on the list as they are joined by league members Hofstra (3rd), William & Mary (4th), James Madison (5th), George Mason (7th) and defending CAA Tournament Champion Northeastern (8th).The complete ranking can be found by clicking here.

Thursday, October 1, 2009 Q&A With Matt Clark

Asher Wildman of sat down with UNCW head men's golf coach Matt Clark and they talked about the Seahawks taking medalist honors at the VCU Shootout as well as their interesting choice in pants for the final round. LINK

Friday, August 28, 2009

Rose Featured On WECT

UNC Wilmington women's soccer freshman forward Stephanie Rose (left) was featured on WECT 6 Thursday to talk about her appearance in Sports Illustrated's "Faces in the Crowd" section. You can access the feature by clicking here. The women's soccer team returns to action Sunday when they host in-state rival Davidson in a 2 p.m. matinee at the UNCW Soccer Stadium.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Georgia State Tabs Hodges As Men's Tennis Coach

Former UNCW standout and graduate assistant coach Chase Hodges has been named Head Men’s Tennis Coach at CAA rival Georgia State. The Hickory, N.C., native began his playing career at N.C. State before finishing up his last two years at UNCW for former skipper Allen Farfour. Hodges coached at Longwood, UNC Asheville and Drake before moving to GSU. He has led Drake to the NCAA Regionals three of the last four years and owns a career record of 142-44.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Former Seahawk Heading To New Zealand With AIA

Former UNCW men's basketball standout Todd Hendley, now playing professionally overseas, will take a break this summer to play for Athletes In Action during the group's upcoming trip to New Zealand. AIA, a sports division of Campus Crusade for Christ International, will feature a roster of 11 players from 10 different colleges and professional teams. The team is scheduled to play six games and conduct basketball clinics during a barnstorming tour that concludes Aug. 19.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Soccer Signee Named National Player-of-the-Week

UNC Wilmington womens's soccer signee Stephanie Rose (right) was named Girl's Soccer national Player-of-the-Week by The product of Jacksonville, N.C., scored two goals and added two assists as White Oak defeated Kings Mountain, 5-0, to win its fourth straight NCHSAA class 3-A crown and record its first perfect season (22-0). The North Carolina Soccer Coaches Association's Player-of-the-Year, Rose tallied 121 points on 50 goals and 21 assists in leading a White Oak squad that averaged more than seven goals a game. She was also named to the All-State Team for the third consecutive season and named NCHSAA Championship MVP for the second straight season. Click here to see the story

Monday, June 1, 2009

Hoops Signee Gamby Makes History

UNC Wilmington women's basketball signee Brittany Gamby (left) was recently featured in an article in ThisWeek Community Newspapers in her hometown of Pickerington, Ohio. The article discueeses Gamby's path to becoming the first student-athlete in Pickerington North High School history to earn 12 varsity letters during her career. Gamby, who also lettered in golf and softball at Pickerington North, joins fellow signess Jessica Freeman and Mya Levels as freshmen on Ann Hancock's squad for the 2009-10 season. Click here to read Gamby's story.