Seahawks soar past Greensboro in exhibition


WILMINGTON, North Carolina ( – Senior guard Madison Raque led three UNCW players in double figures with a game-high 18 points as the Seahawks soared past Greensboro College to earn an 81-37 victory in exhibition action at Trask Coliseum on Sunday afternoon.

Raque, an honorable mention pick on the Preseason All-Colonial Athletic Association Team, shot 6-for-15 from the floor, including 3-of-9 from three-point range, in addition to making three of her four free throws. The Louisville, Ky., product also added eight rebounds and five assists.

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Sophomore guard Lacey Suggs added 15 points on 5-for-10 shooting from the field and seven rebounds while sophomore guard Moriah Crisp contributed 12 points with four assists.

Greensboro, which posted a 16-11 record a year ago, was led by sophomore guard Katie Lewis’ nine points while senior forward Kamerin Williams grabbed a game-high 15 rebounds.

Key Moment: The Seahawks broke away from Greensboro in the second quarter, outscoring the Pride by a 28-8 margin. UNCW shot a blistering 60.0 percent from the field as senior center Rebekah Banks netted all six of her points in the period.

Up Next: UNCW opens the regular season on Sunday, Nov. 12, by welcoming UNC Pembroke to Trask Coliseum for a 2 p.m. tip-off.