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Winthrop Lacrosse Coach John Sung Given Extension Through 2021

ROCK HILL, SC – Winthrop’s lacrosse coach John Sung has been given an extension through the end of the 2021 season, it was announced today by the Winthrop Athletic Department. The reigning Big South Coach of the Year, Sung guided the Eagles to a conference regular season and tournament title and NCAA Tournament berth in […]

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Winthrop basketball player Larry Brown dismissed from team

In a short, but to the point press release, Winthrop has announced that senior Larry Brown is no longer part of the program. Assistant Media Relations Director, Brett Redden, said that Brown had been dismissed from the team for not complying with team policies. Brown started for two seasons for the Eagles prior to sitting […]

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Big South Releases Men’s Basketball Schedule for 2015-2016

The Big South Conference unveiled its 2015-16 men’s basketball composite league schedule Thursday morning. The 99-game slate begins on Saturday, Nov. 28, with defending conference champion Coastal Carolina at Campbell — just the second time in Big South history that the league season will begin in November. Each member will play an 18-game unbalanced schedule […]

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Winthrop Women’s Cross Country Team Picked 7th In Big South

ROCK HILL, SC—The Winthrop women’s cross country team has been picked to finish seventh in the 2015 Big South Conference preseason poll by the league’s head coaches. Coach Ben Paxton returns runners from last year’s squad and has added four newcomers. Defending Big South champion High Point has been voted the favorite as the Panthers […]

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Former Eagle Outfielder John Menken Signs Contract with Schaumburg Boomers

ROCK HILL, SC—Former Winthrop outfielder John Menken has signed a contract to play for the Schaumburg Boomers of the Frontier League. Menken, 22, a native of nearby Bartlett, IL, and a South Elgin High School graduate, joined the Boomers last Friday and got off to a hot start in his professional debut against the Evansville […]

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Winthrop Lacrosse Earns IWLCA Honor Squad Award for 2015 Season

GRAND LAKE, CO – The Winthrop lacrosse team has been recognized as an Academic Honor Squad for the 2015 season by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association. The IWLCA recognized 85 Division I schools whose cumulative team GPA was a 3.0 or higher. Seven of the eight Big South lacrosse teams earned this academic honor. […]

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Winthrop Athletics Launches New Branding Campaign Around Theme “ONE W1NTHROP”

ROCK HILL, SC—Winthrop Athletics is launching a new branding campaign–One W1NTHROP– that focuses its emphasis on “One Team, One Family, One Goal, One W1INTHROP” during 2015-16. The purpose of this new branding “look” for Winthrop Athletics is to draw its 18 teams closer together, to instill a stronger bond between the athletic department and the […]

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