Subscribe to our Free Daily Headlines E-mail

To receive our Daily Headlines e-mail in your inbox every day, simply add your email below. A confirmation email will be sent to you!

Rain pushes UNCW, VCU baseball series to Saturday; Seahawk softball continues homestand is your source for free news and information in the Wilmington area.

The Seahawks return to Brooks Field following a brief four-game road swing that included the program’s first-ever trip to California. Due to the wet weather across the area this week, Friday’s opener has been postponed. UNCW and VCU will now open the series with a 3 p.m. start on Saturday. The two rivals will play a doubleheader at 1 p.m. on Sunday.

Mat Batts looks to build off a strong outing in San Diego last week. Photo by UNCW sports.

Mat Batts looks to build off a strong outing in San Diego last week. Photo by UNCW sports.

UNCW enters the series with a 5-6 mark after going 1-2 in California with a win over Baylor and losses to San Diego and Pepperdine.

Heading the Seahawk lineup is junior first baseman Corey Dick, who totes a six-game hitting streak into the weekend series, while hitting .400 with a team-high 11 runs batted in. Also above .300 are freshmen Casey Golden (.355) and Robbie Thorburn (.343). Sophomore middle infielder Terence Connelly continues to recover from a slow start and has raiser his average to .345.

UNCW Starters

Saturday: Mat Batts, LHP (0-2, 6.00 ERA, 3 Starts, 18.0 IP/21 SO)
Sunday game 1: Nick Monroe, RHP (1-0, 0.00 ERA, 1 Start, 12.2 IP/8 SO)
Sunday game 2: Ryan Foster, RHP (0-0, 4.50 ERA, 1 Start, 6.2 IP/9 SO)


The UNCW softball team also continues their homestand this weekend with three games scheduled against N.C. Central at Boseman Field. The Lady Seahawks (8-8) play a single-game on Saturday at 4 p.m., followed by a doubleheader starting at noon Sunday on campus.




Share This Post

Posted by on March 7, 2014. Filed under Sports. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Website Development: Web Development Technology Partners, inc.