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Sport Psychology Offers Athletes an Outlet

By Jim McCurdy MIAMI SHORES, 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...  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

Barry Devotes Homecoming Weekend to Make-A-Wish

MIAMI SHORES, Fla. – Barry University is dedicating all of its Homecoming weekend athletic events to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation, beginning Friday. All alumni, family, employees and Buccaneers fans are urged to support this worthwhile cause. Make-A-Wish is a fundraising initiative of the NCAA to grant wishes to area kids with medical...  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

Covone Dedicates Entire Career to Barry

MIAMI SHORES, Fla. -- Michael L. Covone sat in his office preparing to take a phone call. "I'm not the most important person," Barry University's Director of Athletics said. Always one to deflect credit away from himself to others, Covone has done so much for Buccaneer athletics over the 30-year history of the program. From his soccer  read more

SSC Welcomes Embry-Riddle as New Member

WINTER PARK, Fla. – The Sunshine State Conference (SSC) has received official acceptance from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to become a provisional member of the conference beginning July 1, 2014. "The Sunshine State Conference is excited that Embry-Riddle has accepted our conference's offer of provisional membership," said SSC...  read more

Marines Host Leadership Seminar For Women At Barry University

MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—Barry University's female student-athletes participated in a leadership workshop presented by Captain Nicole Villareal Bastian of the United States Marine Corps. Members from all seven of the Buccaneers women's teams benefitted from the exercise. Bastian, one of the first two dozen women to graduate from The Citadel, the...  read more

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