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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

Palm Beach Atlantic Agrees to Provisional Membership with SSC

WINTER PARK, Fla. (Conference News) – The Sunshine State Conference (SSC) has received official acceptance from Palm Beach Atlantic University to become a provisional member of the conference beginning July 1, 2014. Palm Beach Atlantic joins Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, who will also become a provisional member this July. “On...  read more

Buccaneers Team With Make-A-Wish® To Grant Gustavo His Dream

MIAMI SHORES, Fla. – Barry University was able to help grant the wish of a local child battling a life-threatening medical condition in a special Make-A-Wish® reveal event Saturday at its homecoming basketball games. Barry's efforts raising funds and hosting this celebration helped Make-A-Wish send Gustavo, a Miami-area kid, to visit one...  read more

Volleyball Visits Everglades for Cleanup Project

When Barry University volleyball coach Steve Hendricks moved to Florida he was amazed by the natural beauty and preserved wildlife that surrounds South Florida. After a trip to Shark Valley, a national park in the Everglades, he perceived there may be a need for volunteers to help maintain its splendor. What he discovered was that the government's...  read more

40 Buccaneers Named To The Fall 2013 SSC Commissioner's Honor Roll

WINTER PARK, Fla.–A record number 468 student-athletes, including 40 Barry Buccaneers, were named to the Sunshine State Conference Fall Commissioner's Honor Roll for the 2013 fall semester, announced Thursday by Commissioner Ed Pasque. A total of 70 student-athletes carried a perfect 4.00 grade-point average for the fall semester.The Bucs...  read more

SSC Tops in Academic Success 7th Straight Year

SAN DIEGO – For the seventh-straight year, the Sunshine State Conference posted the top NCAA Division II Academic Success Rate. The Academic Success Rate (ASR) for all 24 Division II conferences was released at the NCAA Convention held in San Diego in January. SSC member institutions posted an ASR of 86 percent again to lead all conferences....  read more

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