NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – Four Suffolk Athletics publications designed, produced and edited by Sports Information Director Amy Barry picked up national recognition in the 2017-18 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Publication & Design Contest.
Winners were announced at the CoSIDA Convention at the Gaylord National Resort in National Harbor, Maryland, June 29, 2018. There are over 50 categories across the board in the annual contest, with every program at every level having the opportunity to receive recognition for their work.
Barry and the Rams picked up five nods over four categories. Across the College Division, which is comprised of Division II, Division III, NAIA and NJCAA institutions, 25 different departments were acknowledged with at least one such honor. Barry's five tied for the sixth highest.
Suffolk's softball media guide was tabbed "Best in the Nation" in the Softball Guide category, while the men's hockey media guide received "Best Cover" honors in the Fall/Winter At-Large Guide category. In the Infographic Athlete section, the "200 Hit" graphic highlighting Brady Chant's milestone achievement was dubbed the runner-up. To round out the honors, the 2017-18 Baseball Schedule poster finished fifth in the nation and first in District 1, which is made up of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont and multiple Canadian provinces.
The 2017-18 award haul gives Barry and Suffolk University six honors and awards, all of which belong to Barry, in the last two years for its excellence in publications, writing and overall service to the media.