BRADENTON, FL – Winston-Salem State University senior sprinter Ty-Leah Hampton placed 15th in the preliminary round of the women’s 200m dash at the 2017 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championship Meet, Friday afternoon. She ran a 24.03 to place 15th in the event. With the top eight finishers advancing to the event finals, Hampton will not compete in the event finals.
BRADENTON, FL – The Winston-Salem State Rams stepped up in a big way when the team took the track at the 2017 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field National Championship Meet. The Rams’ 4x100m relay team and senior Ty-Leah Hampton punched their tickets to event finals with some great performances in preliminary action, Thursday.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN -The Department of Athletics at Winston Salem State University has been awarded a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) CHOICES grant to educate students about the risks involved with the misuse of alcohol. The grant will award $30,000 over a three-year period, funded by the NCAA with support from Anheuser-Busch Companies Inc. The grant, designed to integrate athletics’ departments into campus-wide efforts to reduce alcohol abuse, is a collaboration between the Department of Athletics, Student Affairs and two academic departments – the Department of Health, Physical Education and Sport Studies (HPSS) and Human Services Studies (HSS).
WINSTON-SALEM, NC – Three WSSU Rams were named to the 2017 Atlantic Region All-Tournament team for their superior play in the Atlantic Region Tournament held in Jamestown, NY. 2017 CIAA Player of the Year, Ivan Acuna, was named along with Randy Norris, the new stolen base record holder at the school and Landon Steiner.
BRADENTON, FL – The Winston-Salem State Rams track & field team will look for a strong finish to the season when members compete in the 2017 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field National Championship Meet this week at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. The Rams will send a pair of individuals and one relay team to the biggest stage to compete for national championships this week.
JAMESTOWN, NY – The West Chester Golden Rams proved to be too much for the WSSU Rams on Monday afternoon, and took home the Atlantic Region Championship and trip to Grand Prairie, Texas and the DII College World Series, with a 12-7 win over WSSU.
JAMESTOWN, NY – The Winston-Salem State University Rams delivered a big blow today to team in the Atlantic Regional, with a 5-3 win over PSAC Champ, Seton Hill, in the regional to keep their hopes and dreams alive.
JAMESTOWN, NY – The WSSU Rams battled dramatically, but fell in the opening round of the Atlantic Regional of the NCAA Division II Baseball Tournament, 5-4 to the #2 seed, West Chester. The Winston-Salem State Rams (35-18), the #7 seed, had some miscues cost them against the #2 seed, West Chester in the loss.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The NCAA Division II Baseball Selection show took place a short while ago and Winston-Salem State (35-17) will be making its fifth appearance in the NCAA's, as they garnered a #7 seed and will take on the Golden Rams of West Chester University (36-11), the #2 seed.
WINSTON-SALEM, NC – Winston-Salem State designated player Destiny Snipes earned another honor after a great season in 2017. After leading the Rams offense for much of the season, she was named to the 2017 Conference Commissioner’s Association (CCA) NCAA Division II All-Atlantic Region/District 2 team. This marked the second straight season that she earned the honor after some stellar performances at the plate.
WINSTON-SALEM, NC (May 10, 2017) – The Winston-Salem State University Rams Baseball Team, were the guests of honor today at BB&T Ballpark, as the Rams were honored by the Winston-Salem Dash for capturing the 2017 CIAA Baseball Championship.
PETERSBURG, VA – The Winston-Salem State Rams (16-31) had their season ended, Friday when the team took a 10-2 loss to the Bowie State Bulldogs (21-19) in the elimination round of the 2017 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Softball Championship. The Rams gave a strong effort in the game, but the team struggled to find their offense and could not keep up with the high-powered Bowie State Bulldogs.
PETERSBURG, VA – The Winston-Salem State Rams (16-30) broke out for a seventh-inning rally to claim a 10-5 win over the Saint Augustine’s Falcons (16-14) in the elimination round of the 2017 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Softball Championship Tournament. The Rams scored seven runs in the final inning of the game to secure the victory and remained in contention to defend their conference championship.
Petersburg, VA (May 5, 2017) – Due to inclement weather and field conditions game times of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Baseball Championship on Friday, May 5 at Virginia State University in Petersburg, Virginia have been delayed.
Petersburg, VA (May 5, 2017 – 10:00 a.m.) – Due to field conditions at Petersburg Sports Complex, all of today’s CIAA Softball Championship contests have been moved to the campus of Virginia State University. The first contest (Bowie State University vs. Johnson C. Smith University) will begin at 12:30 p.m.
PETERBURG, VA - St. Augustine's got on the scoreboard first in this pitcher's duel, when in the fifth inning, Collin Pippin flied out to center field, scoring Alexis Garcia on a sacrifice fly, to give the Falcons a 1-0 lead.
PETERSBURG, VA – The Winston-Salem State Rams (15-30) took a key 6-2 win over the host Virginia State Trojans (12-23) in the elimination round of the 2017 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Softball Championship Tournament, Thursday afternoon. The Rams broke out with a strong offensive effort and benefitted from some VSU miscues to advance to the second day of the tournament.
PETERSBURG, VA – The Winston-Salem State Rams (14-30) showed a lot of fight, but the team came up just short in a 2-1 loss to the top-seeded Chowan Hawks (33-18) in the opening round of the 2017 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Softball Championship Tournament. The Rams pushed the top team in the conference to their very limits in the tough loss.
CHARLOTTE, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams were rewarded for a great 2017 season when three Rams were named to the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) All-Conference Team. Featuring one of the top offensive teams in the CIAA, the Rams earned their way to the conference honors behind some stellar efforts this season.
Charlotte, NC - The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) 2017 Baseball Championship gets underway tomorrow at midday and the WSSU Rams will take on the Falcons of St. Augustine's at 3pm.
CHARLOTTE, NC – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), along with its Baseball Coaches Association, announced the 2017 All-Conference Teams, All-Rookie Team and Player of the Year and the Winston-Salem State University Rams placed nine players on the All-CIAA, including the 2017 CIAA Player of the Year, Ivan Acuna.
Winston-Salem State University announced today a three-year extension to the contract of Athletics Director Tonia Walker. Walker has served in the role since May 2014 and has led the Rams athletic department to success on the field and in the classroom.