WILMINGTON, North Carolina – The Seahawks head back into competition this weekend when they head to Richmond for a pair of dual meets against a pair of former conference rivals in Richmond and Old Dominion.

Saturday’s meet will be streamed live by Richmondspiders.com. Coast for the stream is $7.95 and that is a 24-hour pass that will cover both sessions. The begins on Friday at 6 p.m. and continues on Saturday with an 11 a.m. start.

UNCW opened its season with a tough task and dropped a pair of meets to nationally-ranked Tennessee at the Seahawk Natatorium. The women suffered a 178-116 setback while the Vols came out on top in the men’s meet, 167-133.

Junior Valtteri Halonen was named Colonial Athletic Association Swimmer-of-the-Week after winning the 200 Backstroke and adding top-three finishes in the 100 Back and on the 200 Medley Relay.

Christine Souther paced the Seahawks in the women’s meet, winning both the 100 Breastroke and 200 IM. Her time in the 100 Freestyle (54.62) was a personal record and she finished second.

In diving, freshman Nate Lane fashioned UNCW’s top finish in the Tennessee meet, taking second in the 1-meter board.

UNCW returns to the Seahawk Natatorium on Oct. 19, when it hosts Emory, a perennial NCAA Division III power. The meet is set for an 11 a.m. start.