- The selection was made this month by the league’s athletics directors, senior woman administrators and sports information directors.
- Cooper, who is from Providence, Rhode Island, is the first Winthrop student-athlete to win the conference’s Female Student-Athlete of the Year award since 2013-14.
Winthrop University, "Winthrop's Cooper Named Conference Female Student-Athlete Of The Year" (2017). Winthrop News 2017. 128.