Record: 8-10

Home: 7-7

Away: 0-3

Neut: 1-0

Week: 2-2

Game Results

3/12

UNCG

W, 5-2

3/14

Indiana State

W, 3-2

3/15

Indiana State

L, 11-5

 

Indiana State

L 6-1

This Week’s Schedule

3/19

At Coastal Carolina

6 p.m.

3/21

West Virginia

4 p.m.

3/22

West Virginia

2 p.m.

3/23

West Virginia

1 p.m.

Player-of-the-Week Nominee

Ryan LaGrange, IF, Senior, Wilmington, N.C./Laney

- LaGrange spurred the Seahawks to a non-conference win over Indiana State in the opener of a non-conference series with a homer and a double as he continues to rebound from a slow start. For the week, he hit .267 (4-for-15) with two runs scored and three knocked in. He’s raised his average over the last 10 games over 100 points. Against ISU, LaGrange belted his first homer of the season and later added a RBI double.

Pitcher-of-the-Week Nominee

Nick Monroe, RHP, Sophomore, Mebane, N.C./Eastern Alamance

- Monroe suffered the loss in UNCW’s 6-1 setback to Indiana State in the series finale despite another strong outing from the sophomore righthander. Monroe went eight innings, allowing two runs on five hits. He was three and struck out three. He lowered his ERA to 2.39 on the season.

Rookie-of-the-Week Nominee

Robbie Thorburn, OF, Freshman, Raleigh, N.C./Cardinal Gibbons

- Thorburn hit .267 (4-for-15) and posted an on base average of .389 with three walks. He scored twice and stole a base.

Notes

UNCW went 2-2 and dropped a non-conference series to visiting Indiana State … The Seahawks were within outs of winning the series, but the bullpen was unable to hold a lead … Mat Batts posted another strong start in the opener against Indiana State … He struck out eight batters and moved into sixth all-time at UNCW with 240 career strikeouts … He’s fanned seven or more in 4-of-5 starts this season … Josh Abshire knocked in the game-winning run in the ninth for the Seahawks against ISU with single … Reliever Ricky Holden made two appearances and picked up the win against UNCG … Holden struck out seven over the two outings, including a career-high six against UNCG … Reliever Kelly Secrest earned his fourth win of the season as UNCW topped ISU … It was his 14th career win … Corey Dick extended his career-long hitting streak to 14 games … Sophomore infielder Terence Connelly made his first career start at second base against UNCG and fielded 26 chances during the week without an error … UNCW turned three double plays, a season-high, against Indiana State in game two and added two more in the series finale.