- The women’s tennis team and the men’s and women’s golf teams were named recipients of the NCAA's Public Recognition Award this week by NCAA President Mark Emmert.
- Also, the 2016 Winthrop baseball team was voted by the conference’s student-athletes as the Big South Conference Sportsmanship Award winner in baseball.
Winthrop University, "Four Sports Teams Honored for Their Academics or Sportsmanship" (2016). Winthrop News 2016. 147.