Area college schedule changes; Seahawk takes CAA honors

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Due to inclement weather the UNCW men’s basketball game with Northeastern has been postponed to Thursday, Feb. 13. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.

Wednesday’s Cape Fear Community College women’s basketball game against Brunswick Community College has been moved to Thursday, Feb. 27. The matchup will serve as the Sea Devils annual Pink Out game at the Schwartz Center.

The UNCW women’s basketball team is scheduled to get back on the road Thursday as it travels to league-leading James Madison for a 7 p.m. contest at the JMU Convocation Center.

UNCW hurler takes Rookie of the Week honors 

UNCW pitcher Peyton Jordan has been named CAA Rookie of the Week after the freshman posted a 1-1 mark in three appearances during the Charleston Southern Softball Tournament last week.

Peyton Jordan made three appearances in the opening three games of the season.
Peyton Jordan made three appearances in the opening three games of the season.

“Peyton had great command of her pitches all weekend,” said UNCW Head Coach Kristy Norton. “I thought she showed great poise to close out the last inning for her first collegiate win when she went strike out, pop-out, strike out.”

A native of Waxhaw,  Jordan allowed four unearned runs, while striking out 10 and walking just two in 12.1 innings in the circle.

Jordan began the tournament with a four-hit shutout of Maryland-Eastern Shore in a collegiate debut that saw her strike out eight in the 7-0 victory. She came back and surrendered four unearned runs in 5.1 innings of relief work in games against Elon and Charleston Southern.

The Seahawks (1-2) are scheduled to return to action Friday as they open the home portion of their 2014 schedule with games against Norfolk State (2 p.m.) and UMBC (4:30 p.m.) as part of the Seahawk Invitational.

 


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