Winthrop University

Degerman earns BSC golf honor

CHARLOTTE -- Coastal Carolina freshman Tripp McAllister and Winthrop senior Jutta Degerman have been selected as the Big South Conference Men's and Women's Golfer of the Week, respectively, for events played March 20-26, the league office announced Thursday.

Degerman finished second in the 54-hole Shamrock Intercollegiate (par 72, 5,969 yards) as she posted a 7-over par 223 (71-79-73) to finish just two shots behind the tournament medalist. She was the only player to break par in the opening round as she shot a 1-under 71 and led the field after 18 holes. It also was Degerman's third runner-up finish and fourth top-10 standing of the season.

• AUCTION -- Tickets for the 17th annual Winthrop Eagle Club Scholarship Auction are now on sale to current Eagle Club members and will go on sale to the general public beginning April 1.

The auction, which raises money for athletic scholarships, will be held on Saturday, May 17, in the Winthrop Coliseum beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Tickets are priced at $50 per person and include a full buffet dinner and an open bar. A table for 10 can be reserved for $500.

Ticket order forms can be found on the Winthrop athletic Web site at Please print and return the form to Sharen DuBard, Director of Athletic Development and Eagle Club, Winthrop Coliseum, Rock Hill, SC 29733. Forms may also be faxed to (803) 323-4866.