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Winthrop Names Ken Halpin Director of Athletics

ROCK HILL SC—After an extensive national search, Ken Halpin, deputy athletic director at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Washington, has been selected as Winthrop University’s Director of Athletics. Halpin will begin work on July 11 and will be responsible for the administration of all aspects of Winthrop’s NCAA Division I athletics program. He will provide […]

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Winthrop Baseball Defeats Longwood 4-2

ROCK HILL, SC— The Winthrop Eagles’ baseball squad won their last home game of the season, on senior day, against Longwood at Winthrop Ballpark Sunday afternoon. With the loss, Winthrop is now 27-23 (11-10 BSC) on the season, while Longwood improves to 30-22 (14-10 BSC). Winthrop struck first in the bottom of the 4th when Jace Whitley hit a sacrifice fly to score Anthony Paulsen who […]

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Winthrop Women Give Gamecocks A Battle Before Falling 4-2 in NCAA Tennis First Round

COLUMBIA, SC—The Winthrop women’s tennis team gave the No. 13 ranked South Carolina Gamecocks a three-hour battle before falling 4-2 in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Championship on Friday afternoon at the Carolina Tennis Center. Winthrop, which entered post-season play with a No. 75 ranking, ends the season with a 20-6 record while […]

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Winthrop Lacrosse Falls To Penn State In NCAA Tournament

GAINESVILLE, FL – The Winthrop lacrosse team battled the 11th-ranked Penn State Nittany Lions hard Friday evening in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament, but couldn’t grab momentum in the second half, falling 16-6. Winthrop (20-3) was able to grab the first goal of the contest as Shannon Gallagher found the back of the […]

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Winthrop’s Quemell Brave Earns 2nd All-Big South Award At 2016 Outdoor Track & Field Championships

LYNCHBURG, VA—The Winthrop men’s team finished fifth while the women tied for sixth place in the final standings of the 2016 Big South Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships which wrapped up Thursday afternoon at the Matthes-Hopkins Complex at Liberty University. The host Liberty Flames captured both the men’s and women’s team titles while Coastal […]

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Winthrop’s Softball Season Ends With Loss To Radford At Big South Tourney

ROCK HILL, SC—It was a heartbreaking end for Winthrop softball as it fell 4-3 to fourth-seeded Radford in an elimination game at the Big South Conference Championship Thursday morning. Winthrop ends the season at 14-43 while Radford improves to 33-25 and moves on to another elimination game to be played late Thursday evening. The Eagles […]

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Winthrop Baseball Tops The Citadel 7-1

CHARLESTON, SC— The Winthrop Eagles capitalized on a four-run outburst in the fifth inning to post an impressive 7-1 victory Wednesday night at The Citadel. With the win, Winthrop is now 25-21 on the season, while the Citadel falls to 16-32. Winthrop struck first scoring two quick runs in the top of the 1st.  AfterMitch Spires reached on a […]

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