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Knight Joins Buccaneer Administration As Assistant AD

MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—Amanda Knight has been named the assistant director of athletics for compliance and special events, director of athletics Michael L. Covone announced today. Previously the senior woman administrator at Texas A&M-Kingsville, Knight brings plenty of experience to the Buccaneers. Knight joined the Javelina athletic department...  read more

Maehama Named Finalist For NCAA Woman of the Year

INDIANPOLIS—Barry's Akemi Maehama was named as a Top-30 finalist in the 2014 NCAA Woman of the Year Competition. Maehama becomes the ninth Buccaneer to become a finalist for the award, the most among schools in all divisions. From an original pool of 446 nominees, the list was pared down to 130 conference honorees. From there, 10 women were...  read more

Women's Tennis: Maehama Receives NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

MIAMI SHORES, Fla. – Former Barry University women's tennis player Akemi Maehama was awarded an NCAA postgraduate scholarship for the 2014-15 academic year. She received a $7,500 award. “I cannot think of a better way to thank everyone who helped me through my college years, my coaches, staff, faculty, friends, family,” Maehama...  read more

72 Buccaneers Named To the 2014 SSC Spring Commissioner's Honor Roll

WINTER PARK, Fla. – A record number 956 student-athletes were named to the Sunshine State Conference Spring Commissioner's Honor Roll for the 2014 spring semester, it was announced Friday by Commissioner Ed Pasque. A total of 133 student-athletes carried a perfect 4.0 grade-point average for the spring semester. Barry University placed 72 on...  read more

Megan Copeland Named To Softball Academic All-Region Team

MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—Megan Copeland was named to the All-South Region team in the CoSIDA/Capital One Academic program. The Buccaneer sophomore carries a 3.65 GPA in finance. She is one of nine Sunshine State Conference players on the 12-player team. Copeland, the 2013 SSC Freshman of the Year, had another outstanding season. She hit .350 with 39...  read more

Buccaneers Close Fund-Raising Season At Carnival

MIAMI SHORES, Fla. – The Barry Buccaneers wrapped up the 2013-14 fund-raising season with their Make-A-Wish Carnival this past weekend. The Bucs, who had set a goal of $15,000 for the year, finished with over $17,000. We appreciated everyone who helped with the efforts this year. Part of the Carnival was the Make-A-Wish Raffle. Raffle prize...  read more

Buccaneers Host Make-A-Wish Carnival On Friday

MIAMI SHORES, Florida – The Barry University Athletic Department is set to close out an incredible year in their association with the Make-A-Wish Foundation with a First Pitch Carnival on Friday, April 25 at Buccaneer Field. The Carnival is the final event during a season that has seen the Buccaneers raise over $15,000 for the Make-A-Wish...  read more

30th Annual Athletic Awards Banquet

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — The Barry University Athletic Department celebrated its 30th Annual Awards Banquet on Tuesday, April 22 at Jungle Island in Miami. Awards were presented to athletes from every sport. Adam Svensson was named the Athlete of the Year. The sophomore, who won the Phil Mickelson Award in 2013 as the top freshman in NCAA Division II,...  read more

The Secret to athletic success? It’s all in the mind

By Jim McCurdy MIAMI, Fla. – Barry University softball player Megan Copeland paused as she pondered the question. What is the state of a student-athlete's mind these days? “Probably confused,” Copeland said, chuckling. From the classroom to the practice field to meetings to competition to social life, college athletes juggle a...  read more

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