|Softball Preview: Delaware|
WILMINGTON, North Carolina – The UNCW softball team closes out its regular season schedule this weekend as it faces Delaware in a three-game Colonial Athletic Association series at the Delaware Softball Stadium.
The two teams will play a doubleheader on Friday and a single game on Saturday with action on both days scheduled to begin at Noon.
Live stats will be available for all three games of the series and can be accessed by clicking here ... Fans can also keep up with the UNCW softball team by checking out the program's Facebook (UNCW Softball) and Twitter (@UNCWsoftball) accounts or the department's Facebook (UNCWsports) and Twitter (@UNCWAthletics) pages.
Series Notes Versus Delaware
Rowland Named CAA Pitcher-of-the-Week
UNCW sophomore hurler Casey Rowland was named CAA Pitcher-of-the-Week on Feb. 11.
Matkins Nabs CAA Rookie Honor
Freshman outfielder Taylor Matkins was named CAA Co-Rookie-of-the-Week, league officials announced on March 12.
Rowland Enters Career Strikeout Chart
Sophomore hurler Casey Rowland recently moved into the program's top 10 list for strikeouts in a career.
The Norton Era Begins With A Win
The Seahawks gave first-year head coach Kristy Norton a victory in her UNCW debut, an 8-0 triumph over Detroit on Feb. 8 in the Seahawk Clash. Norton became the first UNCW head coach to win her inaugural game since Melissa Jarrell posted a 6-5 victory over Drexel to begin the 2002 season.
The Run Game
Let’s Keep Playing
UNCW recently played the longest game in program history with a 13-inning contest versus Drexel on April 28