WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Brooks Field is buzzing as baseball returns to UNCW.
The Seahawks’ three-game series against Ohio kicks off the season with a 4 p.m. start on Friday, Feb. 17.
Last season, UNCW finished with a 31-28 overall record and 18-12 in the CAA. Head Coach Mark Scalf’s team landed in third place in the conference and made its 26th consecutive CAA tournament appearance.
Thomas Pope led the team with a batting average of .396 and .488 on-base percentage, according to UNCW season statistics. Matt Campbell had the most hits, 86, and Hunter Ridge totaled 53 runs scored for the Seahawks. All three of the leaders return to the field for the 2012 season.
Due to expected heavy rain in Sunday’s forecast, Ohio and UNCW will play a doubleheader on Saturday, starting at noon, according to a news release from UNCW Athletics.
All of the games in the series are expected to be video streamed for free at UNCWsports.com.
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