Led by Colonial Athletic Association tournament most valuable player Corey Dick, UNCW held off top-seeded College of Charleston, 7-6, to win the championship and advance to the upcoming NCAA Tournament.
The Seahawks claimed their fourth tournament title and their first since 2012.
Dick led a 14-hit offense for the Seahawks, going 3-for-5 with a pair of RBI doubles. Casey Golden, Gavin Stupienski and Zack Canada had two hits apiece as every starter in the UNCW lineup had a hit.
Freshman reliever Austin Magestro (5-2) earned the win with three innings of one-run relief. Jared Gesell allowed just a hit and struck out one to earn his fifth save of the season.
Ryan Brown led the Cougars at the top of the order, going 2-for-4 and scoring a run.
CofC starter Eric Bauer (4-4) took the loss, allowing six runs on 11 hits over five innings. Reliever Chase Henry limited UNCW to a run on three hits over three innings.
The NCAA Tournament field will be announced at noon May 25.