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Conn, Strzelecki Selected on Day Three of MLB Draft

Day three of the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft came and went Wednesday, but not before two more Nova Southeastern standouts heard their names called. Starting pitcher Devin Conn was scooped up by the reigning World Champion Houston Astros in the 19th round, pick No. 582, while reliever Joe Strzelecki…

Jake Anchia Drafted in Seventh Round by Seattle Mariners

A lifelong dream that was 21 years in the making finally came to fruition on Tuesday afternoon as Nova Southeastern catcher Jake Anchia was selected by the Seattle Mariners in the seventh round, pick No. 208 overall, of the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft. FULL RELEASE  

NSU Women’s Soccer Announces Full 2018 Slate

Entering year No. 4 under head coach John Constable, the Nova Southeastern women’s soccer team will begin its quest towards a fourth straight NCAA Tournament berth when the 2018 regular season officially opens up on Friday, Aug. 31 at Tusculum. FULL RELEASE  

NSU Student-Athletes Host Special Olympics Tennis Clinics

Despite their busy spring schedule, the Nova Southeastern student-athletes took the time to give back to the community, hosting three different tennis clinics for the Broward County Special Olympics. FULL RELEASE    

Michael Stambaugh Named Assistant AD for Communications, Digital Strategy and Marketing

Nova Southeastern University has selected Michael Stambaugh as Assistant Athletic Director for Communications, Digital Strategy and Marketing. NSU Director of Athletics Michael Mominey announced the appointment on June 1. Stambaugh spent the last three and a half years as an Assistant Media Relations Director at the University of Hawai’i. FULL…

NSU Student-Athletes Continue Tradition of Strong Academics

For the Nova Southeastern University student-athletes, academic achievement and success in the classroom is equally as important as their individual and team accomplishments in their respective sports. Their dedication and hard work has resulted in the NSU Department of Athletics posting a 3.20 average grade point average for both the…

Ana Navas Named South Region Player to Watch for 2019

Nova Southeastern women’s tennis junior, Ana Navas, continues to garner postseason accolades as the top-singles player for the Sharks was named ITA (Intercollegiate Tennis Association) South Region Player to Watch for the 2019 tennis season. FULL RELEASE  

NSU Track and Field Garners 11 All-South Region Honors

  The Nova Southeastern University men’s and women’s track and field teams were honored with 11 student-athletes in 14 individual events All-South Region accolades as announced by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. FULL RELEASE  

Sharks Place Six on All-SSC Teams

Nova Southeastern dominated the All-Sunshine State Conference player selections, landing six players on the two combined teams, including a league-best five on the All-SSC First Team. One of five Sharks on a stout list of first-team members, first baseman Dylan Harris collected his fourth career All-SSC recognition. Harris was joined…

Five Sharks Named NCBWA All-Region Selections

Headlined by a pair of first-team selections, Nova Southeastern placed five players on the various National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) All-South Region teams, announced early Thursday. For the first times in their careers, Jake Anchia and Andrew Liberty each earned first team nods to go along with Dylan Harris’…

Anchia, Liberty Among Four Sharks Dubbed D2CCA All-South Region

  Another day meant another handful of All-South Region honors were handed out to the Nova Southeastern baseball team, as Jake Anchia and Andrew Liberty captured first-team honors to headline four players on the D2CCA All-South Region teams. The duo earned their second first-team nods in as many days after…

Marino Promoted as NSU’s Next Head Men’s Golf Coach

  On Wednesday, May 23, Director of Athletics Michael Mominey officially announced the promotion of Joey Marino as the next head coach of the Nova Southeastern men’s golf team. FULL RELEASE  

Guerra Closes with Back-to-Back Birdies to Win 2018 Men’s SSC Championship

Juan Jose Guerra added a memorable championship moment to his already impressive career at Nova Southeastern on Tuesday. Neck-and-neck with Barry’s Niclas Weiland at nine-under par and two holes to play, the junior drained consecutive birdies down the stretch to clinch the 2018 Men’s Sunshine State Conference Championship. Closing on…

Madden Claims SSC Women’s Golfer of the Week Honors

Following her first career win at the national championship-like Barry U Invitational, Sophie Madden has been selected as the Sunshine State Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week. Madden’s efforts propelled No. 1 Nova Southeastern to its sixth consecutive tournament victory and seventh overall this year. The junior posted a bogey-free 70 in…

Obando and Ivanovic Rise in Latest ITA National Poll

Daniela Obando and Andrea Ivanovic of the No. 29 Nova Southeastern women’s tennis team have skyrocketed in the doubles ranking to the No. 6 doubles team in the country as announced by the ITA (Intercollegiate Tennis Association) on Wednesday night. With a 9-4 record and averaging 34.86 points, the top-pair for the Sharks…

Conn Collects Second SSC Pitcher of the Week Award

Devin Conn‘s second scoreless outing of the season has resulted in his second Sunshine State Conference Pitcher of the Week award, announced by the league office on Monday afternoon. Conn set the tone on the mound in Thursday’s series opener against Rollins, as the Sharks eventually cruised to their second…

Five Interesting Facts About the Red-Hot Nova Southeastern Women’s Golf Team

Nova Southeastern is lighting up the DII women’s golf circuit. The Sharks are not simply winners of six in a row, they have beaten some hefty competition along the way. They have done so by an average 12.3-stroke margin, so not only is NSU winning, it is doing so comfortably….

Constable, NSU Women’s Soccer Announce Full Slate of Summer Camps

Fresh off its third consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament and first-ever outright Sunshine State Conference regular season title, Nova Southeastern and women’s soccer head coach John Constable have announced the dates for their Elite ID Camps and Junior Sharks Camps on the NSU campus this summer. Three separate Elite ID Camps…

Amira Bendrif Tabbed PBC Field Athlete of the Week

After a career-best performance in the triple jump at the UNF Spring Break Invitational, Nova Southeastern track and field senior Amira Bendrif was named Peach Belt Conference Women’s Field Athlete of the Week as announced by the league office on Tuesday afternoon. “We are excited to see Amira performing well this season,”…

J.D. Martinez and the Three Sharks who went from Nova Southeastern to MLB Opening Day Rosters

Nova Southeastern has become quite the DII baseball factory. Winners of the 2016 national championship, the Sharks are the only program in DII to have four alum represented on 2018 Opening Day rosters. It all started with the 2009 class. J.D. Martinez, Michael Fiers and Miles Mikolas led the Sharks…

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