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Winthrop Women’s Soccer Gets 1-0 Win Over USC Upstate

SPARTANBURG, SC— Winthrop women’s soccer made freshmanKeeley Leising‘s first half goal hold up in a 1-0 victory over USC Upstate Tuesday night at County University Stadium. The victory evens Winthrop’s record at 1-1 as the Eagles will now prepare for a Friday home game against in-state rival Coastal Carolina that is set to start at 7 p.m. on Eagle Field. Winthrop improves […]

Weakland Named To Big South Preseason All-Conference Team; Eagles Voted To Finish Fifth

CHARLOTTE, NC – Senior Emma Weakland was named to the Big South Volleyball Preseason All-Conference Team and the Eagles were predicted to finish fifth in the upcoming season as the conference office released the preseason awards Wednesday. Weakland, an opposite hitter from State College, PA, earned the preseason recognition after finishing last year third on […]

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Winthrop Golfer Julie Reinertsen Captures Norwegian Match Play Championship

ROCK HILL, SC—Winthrop sophomore golfer Julie Reinertsen captured the 2016 Norwegian Women’s Match Play Championship this past week at the Drammen Golf Club. Reinertsen (Oslo, Norway) opened the tournament with rounds of 71 and 81 over the par 71, 6,177-yard course to place eighth and advance to the match play competition.  In the first round […]

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Basketball Legend Lynette Woodard Named Winthrop Women’s Assistant Coach

ROCK HILL, SC—Basketball legend Lynette Woodard, a two-time U.S. Olympian, a four-time All-American, the all-time Division I women’s scoring leader, a 10-time Hall of Fame inductee, and the first woman to play for the world-renowned Harlem Globetrotters has accepted an assistant coaching position with the Winthrop women’s basketball program, it was announced today by head […]

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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 […]

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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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