Julie Torbett, the winningest coach in Big South
Conference history during a 17-year career at UNC
Asheville, has been named the new head volleyball
coach at Winthrop University. Torbett, a native of
Russell, Pa., and a 1990 graduate of Penn State
University where she was a standout player, succeeds
Sally Polhamus who resigned in March to accept a
coaching position at the University of Florida.