UNCW, N.C. State washed out; Diamond Hawks return to conference play Friday

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Wednesday’s baseball game with N.C. State was canceled due to rain and will not be made up. This is the second time this season weather has forced the cancellation of a UNCW-N.C. State baseball game.

Late afternoon storms forced the cancellation of Wednesday's ballgame. Photo courtesy- UNCW sports
Late afternoon storms forced the cancellation of Wednesday’s ballgame. Photo courtesy UNCW sports.

The Seahawks improved to 22-8 with a 3-2 comeback win at N.C. Central earlier this week and close out their brief four-game homestand when they host William & Mary for a three-game CAA series beginning at 6 p.m. Friday.

UNCW is second in the CAA standings, behind front-runner College of Charleston. The Seahawks rank second to the Cougars in both batting average and earned run average. Terence Connelly leads the conference with 33 runs scored, while Steven Linkous is tied for the league-lead with 13 stolen bases.