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Winthrop’s Sease Captures 2016 Carolinas Amateur Championship

ROCK HILL, SC—Winthrop golfer Christian Seasewas crowned the 102nd champion of the 2016 Men’s Carolinas Amateur Championship on Sunday after waiting out a six-hour weather delay and a four-hole playoff at the Country Club of Charleston. His victory, which came 11 hours after beginning the final round on his home course, gives the Winthrop men’s […]

Winthrop Soccer Announces 20-Game Schedule For 2016

ROCK HILL, SC—Winthrop head men’s soccer coach Daniel Ridenhour announced a 20-game slate for the 2016 season that includes three exhibition matches and 17 regular season contests. “The 2016 schedule will test our team in every way,” said Ridenhour, who is in his first season as head coach of the Eagles. “Overall, we will see […]

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Amani Franklin Named Winthrop Women’s Basketball Director of Operations

ROCK HILL SC—Former University of Kentucky player Amani Franklin, a native of Stone Mountain, Georgia, has been named the Director of Basketball Operations for Winthrop women’s basketball, it was announced today by head coach Kevin Cook. Franklin was a four-year member of the Kentucky Wildcats team that reached the 2010 NCAA Tournament Elite 8.  She […]

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Gavin Joins NBA’s Orlando Magic For 2016 Summer League

ROCK HILL, SC— Former Winthrop men’s basketball standout Jimmy Gavin signed a contract to play with the NBA’s Orlando Magic for the 2016 summer league. Gavin, who worked out for the Orlando on May 20th in a pre-draft workout, signed with the Magic following Thursday’s NBA Draft. Gavin has been working tirelessly to prepare for […]

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Winthrop Women’s Basketball Team Will Play In 2016 Paradise Jam

ROCK HILL, SC—The Winthrop women’s basketball team is set to play in the 2016 Paradise Jam in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands when the Eagles travel to the Caribbean during Thanksgiving for the three-day tournament that will take place Nov. 24-26 at the UVI Sports and Fitness Center in Charlotte Amalie. The Eagles will begin […]

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Former LSU Standout Ashley Johnson Named Women’s Basketball Assistant Coach

ROCK HILL SC—Winthrop women’s basketball coach Kevin Cook has announced that former LSU standout Ashley Johnson has been hired as an assistant coach leaving one coaching position still to be filled. Johnson’s playing career spanned from 2004 to 2008 as she helped lead LSU to four consecutive appearances in the Final Four and three Southeastern […]

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Winthrop’s Cooper Named Big South Women’s Field Athlete of the Year

ROCK HILL, SC—Fresh off her third place hammer throw finish and earning All-American honors at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, Winthrop junior Marthaline Cooper has been voted the 2016 Big South Conference Women’s Field Athlete of the Year by the league’s head coaches. Cooper (Providence, RI) had an amazing year as she captured […]

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