Schaquilla Nunn named Big South Freshman of the Week
Last Sunday, Schaquilla Nunn has been named The Crons Brand Big South Conference Freshman of the Week for her performance against Troy.
Nunn, a 6-3 center from Fayetteville, GA., began her collegiate career with a double-double, scoring 18 points and grabbing 15 rebounds to help lead Winthrop to a 87-82 season-opening victory over Troy. She connected on 50 percent from the field (6-12) and was perfect from the free throw line (6-6). In addition to her scoring and rebounding production, she also blocked four shots.
Chipper Jones to visit Winthrop in February
Tickets are now on sale for the 2013 Winthrop Baseball First Pitch Dinner that will feature the guest appearance by former Atlanta Brave All-Star Chipper Jones. The event will be held on Sunday, Feb. 10 in McBryde Hall.
A special VIP session with Jones will be held from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in the Tuttle Dining Room with dinner following. Only 50 tickets will be sold for the VIP session and are priced at $100 per person. The VIP ticket will provide fans an opportunity to meet Jones in person and to have up to two items autographed by the future Hall of Famer.
Tickets for the dinner will be sold separately as 400 tickets are available for $25 per person. Each dinner ticket will also include an admission pass for the three-day , six-game 2013 Coca-Cola Classic scheduled for Feb. 15-17 at The Winthrop Ballpark.
Volleyball enters Big South Quarterfinals Thursday
The volleyball team will match up against the #4 seed Presbyterian this Thursday in Boiling Springs, NC at 2:30 p.m. Winthrop finished the regular season with a 8-6 record, while Presbyterian finished 9-5. The semi-finals in the tournament will be played on Friday, and the championship will be Sunday at 2 p.m. and aired on ESPN3.