College Spotlight – UNC Wilmington

UNCWlogoUniversity of North Carolina-Wilmington

Division: NCAA I

Conference: Colonial Athletic Association

Nickname: Seahawks

School Size: 13,000

Mailing Address: 601 South College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403

Team Site: http://www.uncwsports.com/index.aspx?path=softball&

Twitter: @UNCWsoftball

Head Coach:

Kristy Norton – NortonK@uncw.edu

Program Highlights:

  • Coach Norton is in her third season as Seahawks head coach
  • Under Coach Norton in 2014, the Seahawks posted Top 10 marks in slugging percentage, doubles, triples, home runs and walks
  • In 2014, Casey Rowland, then a junior, was named Second-Team All-CAA as she led the UNCW pitching staff with 3.01 earned run average in 181.2 innings of work.
  • The Seahawks finished sixth in the CAA conference in 2014
  • Top majors at UNC Wilmington are Marine Biology, Business and Education

Schedule Highlights:

  • The Seahawks are currently 15-21 overall and 13-10 at home (as of 4/14)
  • This week, they travel to Chapel Hill to face the North Carolina Lady Tar Heels (4/15) and host the Towson Tigers (4/18 and 4/19)
  • The CAA Championship Tournament is 5/6 through 5/8

Other schedule highlights for the Seahawks can be found here.

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