Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate Athletics Department held its annual The Sparty’s Awards Banquet presented by Coca-Cola on Thursday evening and gave out 80 awards to celebrate the accomplishments of the department and its student-athletes in 2017-18. Kaleigh Kelley (volleyball) and Charlie Carpenter (baseball) received the night’s highest honor in being named the Coca-Cola Student-Athletes of the Year.
LakePoint, Ga. – The ASUN Conference and ESPN announced 55 events to be streamed via the Worldwide Leader in Sports new platform, ESPN+. Six ASUN Championships will be showcased on ESPN+ including the entirety of the Beach Volleyball, Lacrosse, Softball and Baseball Championships to go along with the Championship Finals for Men’s & Women’s Tennis.
Spartanburg, S.C. – Put on your dancing shoes as the University of South Carolina Upstate welcomes The Entertainers to campus for the 2018 Sparty’s Ball and Auction to benefit the Athletics Department on Friday, April 20, 2018.
Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate Athletics Department welcomed three new inductees into its Athletics Hall of Fame during a ceremony held on Friday evening at the Sansbury Campus Life Center Ballroom on the USC Upstate campus.
Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate athletics department saw its student-athletes enjoy their most successful performance in the classroom during the fall semester as the Spartans posted a combined 3.186 grade-point average, securing the highest department GPA for the semester in school history.
Spartanburg, S.C. – Andrew “Drew” Thomas will begin his role at the University of South Carolina Upstate as associate athletic director for development on Jan. 22 where he will be responsible for a comprehensive annual, planned and major giving program that provides support for more than 200 student-athletes and the athletic facilities.
Spartanburg, S.C. – USC Upstate athletics celebrates three current student-athletes who have completed their eligibility as a Spartan and have earned their degrees as the university held its December graduation ceremony on Tuesday evening at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium.
Spartanburg, S.C. -- The University of South Carolina Upstate was extended an invitation to join the Big South Conference on Tuesday and its membership is pending the approval of the USC Board of Trustees, which meets on December 19.
Spartanburg, S.C. – USC Upstate baseball student-athlete Toran Shahidi and women’s soccer student-athletes Delaney Bussey and Mia Raiff spent part of their Friday visiting with students from Bryson Middle School.
Spartanburg, S.C. – USC Upstate athletics recently had three female student-athletes and one staff member travel to Dallas, Texas to attend the National Convention of Women Leaders in College Athletics.
Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate Athletic Department helped its student-athletes begin the 2017-18 academic year on Thursday evening by holding a Welcome Back Party on campus following the first day of classes.
Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is teaming up with Project Life Movement on Tuesday, August 22 to hold a Swab Drive in support of increasing the number of potential bone marrow donors nationwide.
Spartanburg, S.C. – University of South Carolina Upstate chancellor Dr. Brendan B. Kelly introduced incoming athletics director Julio Freire as someone who “captures the spirit of who we are trying to be in Spartan athletics.”
Spartanburg, S.C. – Please join us Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. in the G.B. Hodge Center Arena as the University of South Carolina Upstate formally introduces Julio Freire as athletic director and vice chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics.
Spartanburg, S.C. – Former USC Upstate softball pitcher Lexi Shubert was recognized by the ASUN Conference on Thursday as part of its 2017 Spring Winners for Life Team honoring those who display excellence on and off the playing surface, the league office announced.
Spartanburg, S.C. – Led by 12 student-athletes who posted a perfect 4.0 GPA for the year, USC Upstate placed 158 student-athletes on the ASUN Academic Honor Roll to highlight the department's academic accomplishments during the 2016-17 academic year, the conference announced today.
Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate athletic department held its Third Annual Beach Bash Ball and Auction event on Friday evening inside the G.B. Hodge Center to help raise funding for the department, its 17 intercollegiate athletic programs and student-athletes, and the night was a rousing success.
Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate Athletic Department held its annual The Sparty’s Awards Banquet presented by Coca-Cola on Thursday evening and gave out more than 80 awards to celebrate the accomplishments of the department and its student-athletes in 2016-17. Lukas Sommer (men’s soccer), Ryan Rector (softball) and Raven Jefferson (women’s basketball) received the night’s highest honor in being named the Coca-Cola Student-Athletes of the Year.
LakePoint, Ga. – USC Upstate senior cross country/track and field athlete Alex Love was recognized by the ASUN Conference on Wednesday afternoon as part of its 2016-17 Winter Winners for Life Team, the league office announced.
Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate Athletic Department welcomed three new inductees, and one honorary inductee, into its Athletics Hall of Fame during a ceremony Friday evening held at the George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics in downtown Spartanburg.
Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate Student Success Center recently unveiled its newly renovated Academic Performance Center located in the University’s library during a ribbon cutting ceremony held in front of student-athletes and staff members.
Florence, Ala. – The ASUN Conference announced on Tuesday the induction of the University of North Alabama into the league after a unanimous vote by the ASUN Presidents Council. The Lions will compete in the Gulf South Conference for the 2017-18 academic year before joining the ASUN for the following season.
Spartanburg, S.C. – As the sun begins to peek over the University of South Carolina Upstate campus, members of the track and field team can be seen on the horizon. They run every day for nearly an hour and their runs take them all over the 330-acre campus onto the Palmetto Trail and to the Milliken campus.
Spartanburg, S.C. – USC Upstate softball player, and current Student-Athlete Advisory Committee President, Ryan Rector pens the first-ever entry of ASUN Impact, a personal account, in remembrance of Sarah Vande Berg, James Campbell, Josh Lee and Mills Sproull, who passed away in a car accident one year ago today.