game-winning goal on Senior Night as the Seahawks clinched a spot in the CAA
tournament with a 1-0 win over visiting Towson. The goal was also his first of
the season. The win returned UNCW to the league's championship tournament for
the first time since 2009, when it captured its first tournament crown.
Rookie of the Week Nominee
Sam Williams, Goalkeeper, Freshman, Clinton, N.C./Fayetteville Academy
saves to record his second shutout of the season in UNCW's 1-0 win over Towson.
He lowered his GAA to 1.14 in making his seventh appearance of the season and
his sixth start. .
out the 2012 regular season with a match on Wednesday at Delaware ... The
Seahawks improved to 7-3-1 all-time against Towson with the win on Sunday ... The
game was moved from Saturday due to Hurricane Sandy ... Jamie Dell picked up his
third assist of the season on Driver's goal and moved into a tie for the team
lead with 11 points along with freshman Colin Bonner ... The Seahawks are 4-1 in
games started by Sam Williams ... Only three Seahawks have started all 17 games
this season (Jacob VanCompernolle, Michael Parrish and Etienne Boulanger) ...
UNCW can finish as high as fourth and owns the tie-breaker with Hofstra (15pts).
This Week's Opponent
Wednesday, at Delaware (3-11-4, 1-5-3
CAA) - The Blue Hens
are the reigning CAA Champions ... Joe Dipre and Mark Garrity lead the UD offense
with three goals each, the Blue Hens have scored just 15 goals on the season
while allowing 33 ... Jay Lupas has played the lion's share of minutes in goal
and posted a 1.68 GAA with 66 saves ... In CAA play, UD has forged draws with
ODU, league-leader Drexel and James Madison ... In its last appearance, the Blue
Hens held a 2-0 lead at William & Mary before the Tribe rebounded with
three unanswered goals for the win ... The Seahawks opened their series with UD
with eight straight wins before dropping the last two, including a
double-overtime 2-1 setback in Wilmington in 2011.