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Winthrop Women’s Basketball Picked 10th in Big South Preseason Poll

CONCORD, NC—The Winthrop women’s basketball team has been picked to finish 10th in the 2016-17 Big South Conference race in the annual poll of the league’s head coaches, it was announced Tuesday during Big South Basketball Media Day. UNC Asheville has been picked to successfully defend its Big South title, while Radford, High Point, and […]

Winthrop Men’s Basketball Unanimous Choice To Win Big South, Johnson Tabbed Preseason Player Of The Year

CHARLOTTE, NC—The Winthrop men’s basketball team has been selected as a unanimous choice to win the Big South Conference in 2016-17 and senior Keon Johnson was voted as the Preseason Player of the Year, as announced at Big South Media Day Tuesday afternoon. Winthrop received all 30 first-place votes and became the first unanimous preseason […]

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Winthrop Women’s Soccer Battles To 1-1 Tie With Charleston Southern

ROCK HILL, SC – The Winthrop women’s soccer team fought hard to earn its first Big South Conference victory of the season, but finished in a 1-1 tie against Charleston Southern on Thursday night at Eagle Field. The Eagles are now 3-11-1 (0-6-1 BSC) while Charleston Southern goes to 6-8-1 (2-4-1 BSC). Winthrop goes on […]

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Ashley Sloup Named Big South Women’s Golfer of the Week

ROCK HILL, SC–Winthrop junior Ashley Sloup has been selected as the Big South Women’s Golfer of the Week for her performance earlier this week at the 2016 Starmount Forest Fall Classic in Greensboro, NC. Sloup (Southport, NC)  finished second in medal play on the Starmount Forest Country Club course (par 71, 6,118 yards) and helped […]

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Winthrop Athletics Announces Hall of Fame Selections for 2017 Class

ROCK HILL, SC—A former athletic director and former men’s soccer coach along with men’s basketball standout and volleyball star have been selected for induction into the 2017 class of the Winthrop Athletics Hall of Fame.  The induction dinner and ceremony are scheduled for Friday, January 27. Those to be inducted include Tom Hickman (AD from […]

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Winthrop Hires Dr. Renae Myles As Senior Associate AD For Internal Operations

ROCK HILL, SC —Winthrop Director of Athletics, Dr. Ken Halpin, announced Wednesday the hiring of Dr. Renae Myles as Senior Associate Athletic Director for Internal Operations, Chief Operating Officer, and Senior Woman Administrator.  She will begin her duties on October 3. “I am thrilled to have someone with Dr. Myles’ experience joining our team,” said […]

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Winthrop Men’s Soccer Falls 2-0 To #13 Charlotte

ROCK HILL, SC—Winthrop men’s soccer suffered a 2-0 loss to 13th-ranked Charlotte, Tuesday evening in non-conference action. Winthrop falls to 3-5-1 on the year while the 49ers are now 6-1. The Eagles get back to Big South action this weekend when they travel to Clinton, SC for a 7 p.m. contest against Presbyterian College. “Our […]

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