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Lady Eagles’ Tennis Team Opens Big South Conference Tournament Play With 4-0 Shutout Over UNC Asheville

ASHEVILLE, NC—The Winthrop Lady Eagles’ tennis team opened up defense of their Big South Conference Tournament Championship with a 4-0 elimination of host UNC Asheville at the Asheville Racquet Club Thursday afternoon. Winthrop took the early 1-0 lead by winning the doubles competition. The No. 1 duo of Alice Garcia and Mariana Humber topped Emily […]

Winthrop’s Marthaline Cooper Named Big South Field Athlete of the Week

ROCK HILL, SC–Winthrop sophomore Marthaline Cooper has been selected the Big South Conference Women’s Field Athlete of the Week, it was announced today by the league office. Cooper (Providence, RI) broke her own hammer throw school record at Western Carolina’s Catamount Classic with a toss of 58.12 meters. Cooper’s throw ranks her first in the […]

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Winthrop Freshman Golfer Ashley Sloup Ties For 5th While Eagles Tie For 7th At Big South Championship

GEORGETOWN, SC–Winthrop freshman Ashley Sloup finished in a three-way tie for fifth place at the rain-shortened 2015 Big South Women’s Golf Championship while the Eagle women tied for seventh place on Wednesday afternoon at the DeBordieu Country Club course. Due to periodic rain and lightning delays and a washout of Monday’s opening round, the scheduled […]

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Home Runs by Gonzalez and Whitley Lead Baseball Past Charlotte 5-1

ROCK HILL, SC- The Winthrop baseball team used home runs by Roger Gonzalez and Jace Whitley to blow by Charlotte 5-1 on Tuesday night. With the win, the Eagles improve to 24-14 on the year while the 49ers drop to 13-17. Freshman Riley Arnone earned his second win of the year, allowing one run on […]

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Women’s Tennis Team’s Humberg Named Big South Conference Freshman of the Year; Garcia, Gunaysu Also Earn All-Conference Honors

CHARLOTTE, NC—Three members of the 2015 Winthrop women’s tennis team have received Big-South Conference accolades. Mariana Humberg, a native of Sao Paulo, Brazil, has been selected as the Freshman of the Year. Humberg finished the season with a 12-9 overall record in singles play and a perfect 8-0 record at the No. 3 and No. […]

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Alaina Girani Named Big South Defensive Player of the Week For the Third Time

ROCK HILL, SC – Winthrop lacrosse goalie Alaina Girani has been named the Big South Defensive Player of the Week for her performances in three contests last week. Girani, a freshman from Wirtz, VA, has now earned four weekly conference honors this year. This is her third defensive award and has also earned one freshman […]

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Winthrop Baseball Pulls Away With A 9-3 Win Over Radford

RADFORD, VA- Pitchers Josh Strong and Joey Strain held Radford to just six hits in nine innings and hitless in the final two innings en route to a 9-3 victory over Radford on Sunday. The Eagles are 4-0 in conference series finales and improve to 23-14 overall and 4-8 in the Big South. This is […]

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