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Winthrop’s Tom Riginos Announces Hiring of Former Big South Standout Rich Witten As Assistant Coach

ROCK HILL, SC – Winthrop head baseball coach Tom Riginos has announced the hiring of Rich Witten as an assistant coach for the upcoming season. Witten, who will work primarily with catchers, first basemen and hitters, joins the Eagles after coaching stints at the University of Miami and Central Florida and a successful playing career […]

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Winthrop Men’s Soccer Tied For 2nd Place In Annual Big South Preseason Poll

ROCK HILL, SC—The annual Big South Conference Men’s Soccer preseason poll was released Wednesday afternoon and the league’s coaches voted Winthrop second, tied with High Point. The Eagles and the Panthers each received a total of 82 votes as Winthrop garnered two first place votes despite finishing 8th in the league standings last year. The […]

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Freda Named Preseason Attacking Player of the Year; Eagles Voted 6th in Preseason Poll

CHARLOTTE, NC – Forward Krystyna Freda has been voted as the Big South Women’s Soccer Preseason Attacking Player of the Year and the Winthrop women’s soccer team was predicted to finish sixth as announced by the conference office Tuesday. Freda, a senior from Somerset, NJ, was selected for the honor by the league’s head coaches. […]

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Winthrop Basketball Coaches Receive Contract Extensions

ROCK HILL, SC–Winthrop Athletic Director Tom Hickman announced today that men’s and women’s basketball coaches Pat Kelsey and Kevin Cook have each been given two-year contract extensions. Kelsey’s five-year contract has been extended through the 2019 season, while Cook’s four-year contract has been extended through the 2018 season. These extensions return the contracts to their […]

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McClanahan Signs Pro Contract With Finland Club

ROCK HILL, SC—Former Winthrop women’s basketball great Dequesha McClanahan has signed a contract to play in Finland with Forssan Alku (FoA) club for 2014-15. McClanahan is scheduled to report to her new team in Forssa, Finland on September 3 for preseason workouts. The 2014-15 season will get underway in early October and will continue into […]

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Winthrop Golfers Are Enjoying Successful Summers

ROCK HILL, SC—The returning members of the Winthrop men’s golf team, led by sophomores Zach Seabolt and Bradley Kauffman along with junior Nick Eberhardt, are having successful summers competing in numerous national and regional events, according to head coach Kevin Pendley. Seabolt (Raleigh, NC), who qualified for the NCAA Regional in Raleigh this past May, […]

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Former Soccer Standout Brundle Signs Pro Contract In Swedish 2nd Division

ROCK HILL, SC—Former Winthrop men’s soccer standout Adam Brundle has signed a professional contract with Pro Soccer Consulting and will play for Karlslunds IF HFK in Sweden. Brundle, who spent three years as a starter for Winthrop and was an All-Big South Second Team performer in 2013, earned a contract with PSC after a combine […]

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