National Champions To Get Rings On Thursday

MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—Barry University’s 2013 NCAA Division II National Champions are set to receive their rings at a ceremony in the Landon Student Union on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 4:00 pm.

The Buccaneer men’s tennis and men’s golf teams as well as Nancy Vergara from the women’s golf team all won national titles last spring. The teams and Vergara will receive rings and scrapbooks, enjoy a video recap of the championship and receive congratulations from their coach, the athletic department and the University administration.

For men’s tennis, it was their second title in four years. They became the first Buccaneer team in history to post an unblemished record, going 29-0 to claim the title by beating the defending champs Armstrong Atlantic 5-4 in the finals.

The men’s golf team waded through a sea of conference foes to claim the 2013 title, their second since 2007. The Bucs placed second in stroke play and then defeated Missouri-St. Louis, Nova Southeastern and Lynn in match play for the title. Against Sunshine State Conference foes Nova Southeastern and Lynn, the Bucs won thanks to the cumulative score tie break procedure, besting the Sharks by three strokes and the Knights by four.

Vergara became the first individual NCAA champion in the program’s history. The won the title on the final round with a six-foot par putt, while the runner up from Nova Southeastern bogeyed.

The ceremony will be held in the Landon Atrium, followed by an invitation-only reception in the Landon Events Room. The presentation will be streamed live through GameCentral on GoBarryBucs.com for those who cannot be there.

Oh oh ....

We are sorry but it appears that JavaScript is disabled on your browser.
Our site is very interactive and it requires JavaScript to be enabled.
Click on the link below for instructions on how to enable JavaScript on your browser.

Enable JavaScript on your browser