Point guard Erick Neal was named first-team All-Sun Belt Conference. Neal topped the Sun Belt in assist average for both the regular season (6.2) and in league play (6.8). He recorded the first triple-double in school history with 27 points, 10 rebounds, and 12 assists at Louisiana-Monroe on Jan. 28.
Cross country runner Katelyn Hayward earned All-South Central Region accolades for the first time in her career, placing 19th among 139 runners at the NCAA South Central Regional in November.
On March 7, Rebekah VanDijk was named Sun Belt Student-Athlete of the Week. The women's basketball standout produced a career-high 33 points against Texas State. She finished the regular season 12th in the conference in scoring, with 12.2 points per game, and second in rebounds per game, 8.9.
UTA's Student Athlete Advisory Committee won the 2015-16 Sun Belt Community Service Award, following four monthly wins. They held a food drive that collected more than 3,400 items and UTA Volleyball's Dig Pink match raised more than $2,300 for the Side-Out Foundation.