|Conference||South Atlantic Conference|
|Athletic director||Steve Poston|
|Football stadium||Irwin Belk Stadium|
|Basketball arena||Cuddy Arena|
|Baseball stadium||Ron Christopher Stadium|
|Softball stadium||WU Softball Complex|
|Soccer stadium||WU Soccer Complex|
|Colors||Navy and Vegas Gold
The Wingate Bulldogs are the athletic teams that represent Wingate University, located in Wingate, North Carolina, in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports. The Bulldogs compete as members of the South Atlantic Conference for all 22 varsity sports. Wingate has been a member of the SAC since 1989.
Additionally, Wingate University was awarded the NCAA Division II Community Engagement Award of Excellence in 2011, recognizing its long-running Union County Special Olympics Swimming venue.
Wingate University is ranked first among NCAA Division II Academic All-America producing schools for having 77 Academic All-America student-athletes since January 2000.
Wingate University has won the South Atlantic Conference Athletic Excellence Award for the past nine years. The South Atlantic Conference Echols Athletic Excellence Award is presented annually to the member athletic department that earns the highest overall finish based on final regular season standings. Points are based on final tournament standings in the sports of men’s cross country, women’s cross country, men’s golf and women’s golf. The trophy is presented at the SAC Annual Business Meeting at the conclusion of each school year.
Wingate also offers several intramural leagues and tournaments during the school year. Intramural leagues are formed in flag football, basketball, floor hockey, volleyball and soccer. Tournaments are held in billiards, racquetball, sand volleyball and softball, as well as a Punt, Pass, and Kick competition.
List of teams
Men's sports (10)
Women's sports (10)
|NCAA||Division II||Women's Swimming and Diving||2008||Maria Vlashchenko||100-yard breaststroke|
|2012||Lindsey Taylor||1-meter diving|
- "Swimming and Diving : Division II Women's : Highlights" (PDF). Fs.ncaa.org. Retrieved 2014-02-14.