George Mason -- Announced Veronica Holland of York, Pa., Jerolyn Weathersby of McComb, Miss., and Leia Burks of Camp Hill, Ala., signed women's basketball grants. Burks is a first-team all-state selection, averaging 20 points, eight rebounds, eight assists and five steals. NCAA Men's Soccer -- The ACC, Big East, CAA, PCAA and ECAC Metro conferences each will receive an automatic bid to the Division I Championships beginning with 1986 season. At-large bids will go to 18 schools. Middlebury (Vt.) -- Signed T Timothy Berry of St. Albans to football grant. Marist -- Citing "confidential and complex family reasons," Matt Furjanic resigned as basketball coach. Players threatened to quit if he continued as coach, but Athletic Director Brian Colleary said that did not influence decision. BASEBALL

St. Louis -- Signed SS Stan Barrs, its first-round choice in regular phase of January's draft, and assigned him to Johnson City (Tenn.) in the rookie league. FOOTBALL

New England -- Signed free agents S Guy Carbone, S Mike Cassidy, WR George Barnwell, P John Fahey, DT Mike Herzog, LB Shawn O'Malley. LOCALLY

Baltimore has been chosen as the site for the 1989 national figure skating championships, according to city officials. Competition will be at the Baltimore Civic Center. SOCCER

Union of European Football Associations said English clubs will remain barred from UEFA competitions at least through next season despite their efforts to improve spectator discipline.Chicago (MISL) -- Signed G Scoop Stanisc to two-year contract; waived D Scotty Spaulding, F Drew Ferguson.