Four-time South Carolina Statewide Sportscaster of the Year, Chris Miller, is in his 17th year covering sports. Miller a 2004 Winthrop graduate, will be the play-by-play voice for Winthrop home basketball games. Miller handles play-by-play duties for high school football, baseball and basketball for WRHI (1340 AM, 94.3 FM) and WRHM (107.1 FM, 107.3 FM) and daily sports reports for the stations’ morning shows. Miller has been recognized the past two years for having the statewide live broadcast of the year for the South Pointe state championship in 2011, and Northwestern state title in 2012. In 2013, Miller was named by Radio Ink Magazine as one of the industry’s Top 30 under 40 and has accumulated dozens of awards for broadcast performance and sales from the S.C. Broadcasters Association. When not on-air, Miller serves as the Director of Sales for OTS Media. Miller is a Rock Hill native and a graduate of Winthrop University.
The voice of the Eagles, Dave Friedman, returns for his eighth season handling play-by-play. Friedman will be the play by play voice for all Winthrop road basketball games. Since 2006, Winthrop fans have become familiar with Friedman’s energetic and passionate broadcasts. In addition to his duties for the radio side, you can also hear Friedman on the online video streams of Winthrop sports for the Big South Network. This season he covers Men’s Basketball and home baseball games for the Eagles. Friedman earned his Bachelors Degree in 2003 from Syracuse University and his Masters from Winthrop in 2010.
A 2003 All Big-South First team selection and Big South Scholar Athlete of the Year, Wooten jumps into the radio booth this season to handle color commentary for most of the home games. Wooten starred as point guard for the Eagles, leading the team to four Big South Championships and four NCAA appaerances. After graduating from Winthrop in 2003, Wooten spent seven years playing overseas professionally and was a member of three NBA Summer League teams. Since hanging up his shoes, Wooten has moved back to the area where he is currently the Regional Sales Manager for DirectStar TV. He calls Charlotte home where he lives with his wife and daughter.