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2018-19 USC Upstate General News

  • USC Upstate Student-Athletes Combine for Record GPA in Classroom during Fall Semester
    January 09, 2019
    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 3.233 grade-point average, securing the highest department GPA for the semester in school history.
  • USC Upstate Offering 2019 Big South Basketball Flex Plans
    January 08, 2019
    Start 2019 off right. 2019 Basketball Big South Flex Plans are now available. Choose the five Big South Conference games you want for one low cost.
  • USC Upstate Hires Conner Leonard as Director of Marketing and Promotions
    December 19, 2018
    Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate athletics department has hired Conner Leonard as the new Director of Marketing and Promotions.
  • A How-To Guide for ESPN+
    November 09, 2018
    Spartanburg, S.C. – The move for USC Upstate into the Big South Conference this year brings a change in video streaming services. Therefore, we wanted to provide our fans with a how-to on how you will be able to subscribe and watch all of its athletic events for 2018-19, as well as any other potential sporting events selected throughout the year for the streaming service. Here's an FAQ of everything you need to know!
  • USC Upstate to Host Annual Gobble Your Giblets 5K Run on Nov. 22
    November 09, 2018
    Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate cross country and track & field programs are set to host their annual Gobble Your Giblets 5K Run which will be held on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22.
  • Applications Now Being Accepted for Big South’s Sunbelt Rental Scholarship
    November 07, 2018
    Charlotte, N.C. – Big South Corporate Partner Sunbelt Rentals, for the 10th consecutive year, is offering a scholarship to Big South students entering their final semester as an undergraduate. Applications for the scholarship are now being accepted on, and the deadline for submissions is Tuesday, Dec. 18.
  • USC Upstate to Send Student Spirit Bus to Big South Women’s Soccer Championship Semifinals
    October 30, 2018
    Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate athletics department is offering the opportunity for university students to attend the women’s soccer game on Friday evening against Gardner-Webb in the semifinals of the Big South Women’s Soccer Championship in Matthews, N.C.
  • USC Upstate Basketball Ushers in 2018-19 Season with Midnight Madness
    October 24, 2018
    Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate men’s and women’s basketball teams tipped off the 2018-19 season in style on Wednesday evening when the two teams hosted Midnight Madness from Eddie and Ann Payne Arena in the G.B. Hodge Center.
  • USC Upstate to Host Midnight Madness on Oct. 24
    October 18, 2018
    Spartanburg, S.C. – With the start of the regular season just around the corner, the USC Upstate men’s and women’s basketball teams will celebrate by hosting Midnight Madness on Wednesday, October 24 at 9:30 p.m. from the Eddie and Ann Payne Arena in the G.B. Hodge Center. Doors will open at 9:00 p.m.
  • USC Upstate SAAC Partners with American Red Cross to Support Hurricane Florence Victims
    October 05, 2018
    Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will be using the next week to support the American Red Cross in its goal of gathering donations for the victims of Hurricane Florence.
  • Spartan Spotlight: 100 Days Report
    September 26, 2018
    Welcome to our first Spartan Spotlight, my quarterly report to our fan base. While I will communicate often and through multiple mediums, I recognize transparency is key to our success and I want to ensure our fans have a front seat view of everything that’s happening at the University and within the Department of Athletics. For that reason, we will publish the Spartan Spotlight quarterly to keep you updated and informed so that you can keep your finger on the pulse of Spartan athletics!
  • USC Upstate Names Sarah Gildersleeve Assistant Director of Student-Athlete Enrichment
    September 17, 2018
    Spartanburg, S.C. – The University of South Carolina Upstate Department of Athletics has announced the hiring of Sarah Gildersleeve as the new Assistant Director of Student-Athlete Enrichment.
  • USC Upstate Volleyball to Host Children’s Cancer Awareness Game
    September 14, 2018
    Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate volleyball team will be welcoming the Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas to the G.B. Hodge Center on Saturday, Sept. 22 when it hosts Radford at 5 p.m.
  • USC Upstate Announces 2018-19 Basketball Season Ticket Packages
    August 24, 2018
    Spartanburg, S.C. -- The USC Upstate athletics department announced today that season tickets are now on sale for the upcoming 2018-19 men's and women's basketball seasons.
  • Big South Announces Fall Sports Broadcast Schedule, USC Upstate to be Shown 32 Times
    August 15, 2018
    Spartanburg, S.C. – The Big South Conference announced its 2018 fall television schedule on Wednesday afternoon and USC Upstate will be featured 32 times for men’s soccer, women’s soccer and volleyball on the new BSN on ESPN+.
  • Big South Conference and ESPN Announce Seven-Year Extension of Media Rights Deal: 900 Annual Events on ESPN+
    July 24, 2018
    Charlotte, N.C. – The Big South Conference and ESPN have reached a seven-year extension to its media rights deal that will see close to 1,000 conference events carried on ESPN networks -- including a minimum 900 events each year on ESPN+, the first multi-sport, direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service from The Walt Disney Company Direct-to-Consumer & International segment and ESPN which launched in April. The agreement runs through 2024-25, 34 years since the longstanding relationship began in 1991.
  • New Fayetteville Ballpark to Host 2019-21 Big South Baseball Championship
    July 18, 2018
    Fayetteville, N.C. -- The City of Fayetteville, N.C., the Houston Astros and the Big South Conference announced today an agreement to host the 2019-21 Big South Conference Baseball Championships at the new Fayetteville Ballpark. The newly-constructed ballpark will serve as the host venue for the eight-team, double-elimination tournament that will determine the Big South’s automatic bid recipient to the NCAA Championship for the 2019-21 seasons. The 2019 event will take place May 21-25.
  • Brittany Case Named to ASUN Winners for Life Team
    July 16, 2018
    Spartanburg, S.C. – USC Upstate softball student-athlete Brittany Case was honored by the ASUN Conference as the league announced its Winners for Life team for the Spring 2018 semester.
  • Kennedy Holton Participates in NCAA Career in Sports Forum
    July 05, 2018
    Spartanburg, S.C. – USC Upstate track & field student-athlete Kennedy Holton was one of 200 student-athletes to be selected and participate in the NCAA Career in Sports Forum last month at the NCAA national office in Indianapolis, Ind.
  • USC Upstate Officially Joins Big South Conference
    June 30, 2018
    Spartanburg, S.C. -- The University of South Carolina Upstate becomes an official member of the Big South Conference on Sunday, July 1, 2018. USC Upstate makes its move to the Big South Conference from the ASUN Conference, which it joined in fall of 2007 when its athletic teams moved from Division II status and began competing as a Division I institution.
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