The Best Student and Fan Guide to UNC Wilmington Baseball



The University of North Carolina at Wilmington’s (UNCW) baseball season is in full swing. Students and fans are eager to see how the team will perform at Brooks Field this year, anticipating another successful season under returning heach coach Mark Scalf. Last year, the team made it to the CAA finals, and fans are hopeful they can make it there again. The Seahawks are a team to watch closely in the collegiate baseball competition. As they soar to the top of their game, stay in the know on athletic schedules, ticket sales, and news with the best student and fan guide to UNCW baseball. Get all the info you need on players, coaches, and game schedules right here. Be sure to share this guide with all your fellow Seahawks, too!

UNCW Baseball Overview:

The UNCW baseball team competes in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) conference and is an NCAA Division One team. The team mascot is Sammy the Seahawk, and the team’s official colors are teal, gold, and navy.
 
Baseball has an awarded history at UNCW. It began in the 1960s when they won the NCJAA and National Championships. In recent years, the team has won CAA’s automatic bid to play in the NCAA Regionals and NCAA Tournament. The team holds a CAA record with four consecutive 40-win seasons from 2003–2006 and a school record with 44 victories in 2008, including a 21-game winning streak. More than 90 players have moved on to play professionally after playing for the Seahawks. 
 
This year, the team is performing at its best, evident in its win against a Power Five School this March. The Seahawks took on the Arizona State Sun Devils, securing a 3-1 win. Other teams have taken note of the Seahawks’ ambition and ability to take on some of college baseball’s most talented competition. Check out the turning point of the game, when Ryan Jeffers hit a home run against Arizona State in the video below:
 
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UNCW Baseball Schedule:

The college baseball season runs from February to June. The official UNCW Seahawks website includes schedules for all the athletic teams, including the men’s baseball schedule and the women’s softball schedule. There, you will find details on each game’s location, time, and opponent.   

Tickets:

  • Student Tickets: UNCW baseball student tickets are free for students who are full time and currently enrolled in classes. To obtain their free ticket, students must show a valid UNCW student ID at the main entrance of Brooks Field. For softball, students must show a valid UNCW student ID at the main entrance of Boseman Field.
  • General Admission Tickets: General admission begins at $5. Prices vary depending on seat selection. Purchase a ticket and select a seat on the UNCW Seahawks ticket website. Online ticket sales are available until three hours prior to game time.
  • Faculty and Staff Tickets: Staff and faculty receive free admission to UNCW baseball games with a valid UNCW One Card. Free admission is not guaranteed for sellout matches.
  • Box Office Hours and Phone: The ticket office is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and is located at 601 S. College Road in Trask Coliseum Room 110. They can be reached by phone at (910) 962-3233 or (800) 808-UNCW.
  • Children: Children 2 years and younger will be admitted free to baseball games. They will not receive an actual seat, but must sit in a parents lap. If you would like your child to have a seat, a ticket must be purchased. Children ages 3 and up must purchase a ticket. 

UNCW Baseball Coaches:

  • Head Coach: Mark Scalf
    • Scalf played for the Seahawks at second base during his own collegiate career. He has been the head coach for over 25 years, since 1992. As head coach, Scalf has led the team to three consecutive CAA championship finals. Scalf is also the dean of coaches in the CAA.
  • Assistant Head Coach: Randy Hood
  • Assistant Coach: Matt Williams
  • Assistant Coach: Chris Moore
  • Head Strength and Conditioning Coach: Ben Fleming
 
2018 Coaches. For coach updates, visit the UNCW Athletic Directory. For a list of players, visit the UNCW baseball roster.

Home Field — Brooks Field:

Riegel Road, Wilmington, NC 28403
 
The Seahawks play on Brooks Field in the heart of the Wilmington campus. It’s an energetic space, where students and fans gather together in teal and navy to cheer on their favorite team. It’s also used by two professional teams (Port City Roosters and Wilmington Waves) and is the site host of the CAA Championships. There couldn’t be a better field to host the Seahawks or the CAA event. The multi-field complex includes three regulation fields utilized for practices, camps, and games. The main field has a natural playing surface, a three-story press box, and AAA-rated lights. Permanent seating and stadium seating allow the facility to hold up to 3,000 people.
 
Brooks Field by UNC-Wilmington (uncwsports.com) via Wikimedia Commons

UNCW Baseball Social Media:

Follow the UNCW baseball team on social media for the most current updates, team news, and information.
 
Facebook: UNCW Baseball
YouTube: UNCW Sports
Twitter: @UNCWBaseball
 
 
 

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