WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW Head Women’s Basketball Coach Karen Barefoot had her first chance to showcase her 2018-19 squad during the Seahawks’ annual Media Day inside Trask Coliseum on Tuesday afternoon.
Barefoot, who embarks on her second season as the Seahawks’ bench boss, and her squad went through a series of interviews, including a Facebook Live show hosted by Joe Catenacci of the Seahawk Digital Network.
Media attending the 90-minute event included The Seahawk and Teal TV, the University’s student media outlets, the Wilmington Star News, WWAY-TV and WECT-TV.
The official team photo was also taken by UNCW Office of University Relations manager of photographic services Jeff Janowski in addition to promotional video and photos being taken.
Junior guard Lacey Suggs headlines a group of eight returning letter winners from last year’s squad, which will team up with nine newcomers.
The Seahawks host Catawba College in exhibition action on Saturday, Oct. 27, at noon. UNCW’s regular season opener is set for Tuesday, Nov. 6, with a 7 p.m. home contest against Belmont Abbey.
Season and single-game tickets for the 2018-19 season are now available by calling 800-808-UNCW or by visiting UNCWSports.com/BuyTickets.