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Rowing Captures Bronze at 2018 SSC Championships

Two Sharks earn spots on the SSC All-Tournament Teams



FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE and SARASOTA, Fla. – The Nova Southeastern rowing squad grabbed third place in the 2018 Sunshine State Championships after claiming fourth in the varsity four and third in the varsity eight on Friday morning. The Championships were held at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota and among the pool of conference opponents were reigning SSC Champions No. 3 Florida Tech, No. 2 Barry, Rollins, Tampa and SSC Newcomer Embry-Riddle.

LOCATION: Nathanson Benderson Park | Sarasota, Fla.
HOST: 2018 Sunshine State Conference Championships
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  • For their performances in the championship, Switzer was named to the All-Conference Team and Morris earned a spot on the All-Freshman/Novice Team.

The Sharks will compete once more this season in the prestigious Dad Vail Regatta before the preparation for the NCAA Tournament will begin. The regatta will take place on May 11 and 12 in Philadelphia on the Schuylkill River.

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About Nova Southeastern University (NSU): Located in beautiful Fort Lauderdale, Florida, NSU is ranked among U.S. News & World Report’s Top 200 National Research Universities and is a dynamic, private research university providing high-quality educational and research programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and first-professional degree levels. Established in 1964, NSU now includes 16 colleges, the 215,000-square-foot Center for Collaborative Research, a private JK-12 grade school, the Mailman Segal Center for Human Development with specialists in Autism, the world-class NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, and the Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Information Technology Center, which is Florida’s largest public library. NSU has campuses in Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Miami, Miramar, Orlando, Palm Beach, and Tampa, Florida, as well as San Juan, Puerto Rico, while maintaining a presence online globally. Classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NSU is one of only 50 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification, and is also the largest private institution in the United States that meets the U.S. Department of Education’s criteria as a Hispanic-serving Institution. For more information, please visit


April 27, 2018

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