WILMINGTON, N.C. (May 3, 2011) - The UNCW women's soccer team showed its support for the next generation earlier this week when six members of Paul Cairney's club attended a recent practice of the Cape Fear Soccer Association's Sand Crabs team.

Nicole Costa, Lindsey Henry, Laura Shupe, Amanda Holmes, Jennifer Ludeman and Natalie Winslow spent time with the younger players and encouraged them to continue to work and improve. The players discussed the proper balance of athletics and academics, demonstrated their skills and thanked the team for its support of the Seahawks.