Athletes of the Year
Surrey Vancouver, B.C.
Adam Svensson was named the Athlete of the Year and led the team to the National Championship. The sophomore, who won the Phil Mickelson Award in 2013 as the top freshman in NCAA Division II, has produced one of the best seasons in D-II history. He won seven of 12 tournaments entered, firing par or better in 10 of 12 starts. He ranked second in the country in the GolfStat Cup, signifying the top golfer among all divisions. He set Barry records this season for most wins in a season and career, lowest stroke average in a season, lowest round both by strokes and in relation to par with a 61 at the Buccaneer Invitational, and finish percentage, having beaten 96.4 percent of opponents.
Emma Onila, a doubles and singles All-American by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association,led the Bucs to a #1 ranking and the NCAA Division II National Championship this season. She compiled an 11-4 mark in singles, mostly from the top flight, and a 20-2 mark in doubles. She and partner Linda Fritschken, the 2013 Barry Female Athlete of the Year, won the NCAA Division II doubles title in the fall and became the first Buccaneers in history to win the ITA Super Bowl and earn a bid to the NCAA Division I Indoor Championships.
Ann Arbor, MI
Tyler Hardy was named the Sunshine State Conference Player of the Year, just the third Buccaneer to win the award, and was a fourth-team All-American according to Division II Bulletin. She was second in the league in both scoring (20.0 points per game) and rebounding (8.7 per game). She was seventh in field goal shooting and 10th in free throw shooting.