The NCAA Sportsmanship Award is given each year to one man and one woman in National Collegiate Athletics Association sports who have demonstrated one or more of the ideals of sportsmanship, including fairness, civility, honesty, unselfishness, respect and responsibility. It was created and first awarded in 1999.
List of recipients
- 1999: Allison Beighton, Randolph-Macon College, basketball; and Jarrett Erwin, Rice University, football
- 2000: George Audu, Pennsylvania State College, track and field; Safiya Ingram, University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, track and field; and Lindsay Morton, Ferrum College, tennis
- 2004: Chanda Gunn, Northeastern University, ice hockey; Danny Gathings, High Point University, basketball; and the football team at Mesa State College
- 2005: Philip B. Barr, Bates College, swimming; and Lauren Clary, Xavier University, tennis
- 2006: Mike Rose, Slippery Rock University, decathlon; and Sarah Dawn Schettle, University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh, track and field and swimming
- 2007: Brian Hung, University of Michigan, tennis; and the women's soccer team at Framingham State College
- 2008: Mallory Holtman, Central Washington University, softball; Einar Often, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Nordic skiing; and the men's baseball team at St. John Fisher College
- 2009: Aleksandra "Ola" Mackiewicz, Brown University, Fencing; Isaac Rothenbaum, Carthage College, Swimming; Anthony DiCarlo, Anderson University, Wrestling
- ^ "NCAA Sportsmanship Award". NCAA. August 13, 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-19.
- ^ a b The Best Female and Best Male College Basketball and Best College Football Player ESPY Awards — awarded from 1993 to 2001 — were absorbed in 2002 by the Best Female and Best Male College Athlete ESPY Awards.