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Winthrop roundup: Softball team drops 2 at Campbell

Winthrop softball suffered a doubleheader sweep at Campbell with a 4-2 loss in game one and 10-1 loss in the nightcap Wednesday evening.

With the losses, the Eagles are now 13-24 and 2-8 in Big South play. Campbell improved to 19-18 and 3-3.

“We hit the ball well in game one, but couldn’t do it when we had runners in scoring position,” said coach Mark Cooke. “In the second game they hit the ball well and we just couldn’t get them out.”

Winthrop will try to bounce back as it heads to Clinton for a three-game series beginning Friday. A doubleheader will start at 1 p.m.

Men’s Tennis

Winthrop coach Andrew Stubbs has dismissed senior Luka Stanic, who was charged last week following an incident on campus, for conduct detrimental to the team.

According to Winthrop athletics director Tom Hickman, outcomes regarding any matter of conduct referred to the student judicial process remain confidential under federal law, while any legal charges placed will be resolved through the local jurisdiction’s court system.

Men’s Basketball

The Eagles will introduce new coach Pat Kelsey at 1 p.m. Thursday in the main arena of the Winthrop Coliseum. The event will be aired live on WRHI-AM and 94.3 FM and video will be streamed on the bigsouthsports.com. The event is open to the public. Immediately following the press conference, Kelsey and his family will be on hand to meet the Winthrop fans.

Fans are asked to enter the Coliseum through the upper level doors. Light refreshments will be served following the press conference.

Baseball

Coach Tom Riginos announced that the Eagles will host three camps this summer, with one camp being held in June, July and August.

The Eagles will hold a Youth Day Camp at The Winthrop Ballpark June 18-22 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. The Youth Day Camp is for ages 7-13.

The second Youth Day Camp will be held July 23-27 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

The final camp will be a High School Prospect Camp from Aug. 25-26. The camp is for ages 15-18 and will last from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

For more information, log on to www.winthropbaseballcamp.com.

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