WINTER PARK, Fla. (Conference News) – Eckerd College Faculty Athletic Representative and Professor of Political Science Dr. Anthony Brunello has been selected as the Sunshine State Conference’s candidate for the NCAA Division II 2014 Dr. Dave Pariser Faculty Mentor Award. The NCAA faculty mentor award honors a faculty member at a Division II institution who has demonstrated dedication, support and guidance to student-athletes and the institution’s athletics program as a faculty member. Dr. Brunello was selected as the SSC’s candidate through a voting process conducted among one student-athlete (SAAC representative) from each of the nine member institutions. Read the full story.
WINTER PARK, Fla. (Conference News) – As the 2014-15 academic year nears—now just two months away—the 2013-14 campaign still shines brightly in the rear-view mirror. It was nothing short of a banner year for the Sunshine State Conference as it saw transition, growth, continued success in the classroom, community and on the playing field. Read the full story.
WINTER PARK, Fla. (Academic News) – A record number 957 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. Read the full story.
WINTER PARK, Fla. (Softball) – On April 26, Florida Southern’s senior pitcher Chelsea Oglevie and sophomore second baseman Leah Pemberton carried an injured Kara Oberer of Eckerd College around the bases after she hit a three-run home run to win the game. The act of sportsmanship was recognized by the SSC as Oglevie and Pemberton received the female SSC Sportsmanship Award, it was announced Thursday. Read the full story.
WINTER PARK, Fla. (Men’s Swimming) – Nova Southeastern senior Esau Simpson is the male recipient of the 2014 Sunshine State Conference Sportsmanship Award. Read the full story.