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Time is Running Out to Purchase Your NSU Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Banquet Tickets

NSU Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Banquet tickets are now on sale. Tickets cost $60.00 for the general public and $40.00 for NSU faculty, staff and students. All tickets must be purchased by Oct. 31. Please contact Kim Carbo at 954-262-8254 or email for more information. Former women’s soccer…

2017 GolfRank Invitational Shaping Up to Be Exciting

Continuing a tradition that officially began back in 2006, the Nova Southeastern men’s and women’s golf programs are set to host the 12th annual GolfRank Invitational at PGA National Golf Resort and Spa from October 9-10. The three-round tournament will consist of 36 holes on Monday followed by 18 more on…

Sharks’ 2017-18 Women’s Basketball Schedule Revealed

A team filled with fresh talent, the Nova Southeastern women’s basketball team and head coach LeAnn Freeland-Curry are ready to kick off the 2017-18 season on the road with the GSC/SSC Crossover Challenge in mid-November. The Sharks return six, including 2016-17 SSC Freshman of the Year, Maria Bardeeva, and 2015-16 SSC Player of…

Sharks Announce 2017-18 Men’s Hoops Schedule

Let the countdown begin. Nova Southeastern officially announced it’s 2017-18 schedule on Wednesday, as the start of the “Coach Crutch” era is only a shade over a month away with the regular season tip-off set for Friday, November 10 at home against Florida National. Following the move from West Liberty,…

NSU Swimming Amped for 2017 Shark Invitational

Second-year head coach Ben Hewitt and the Nova Southeastern University men’s and women’s swim teams are days away from the 2017-18 season, with the Sharks set to make their anticipated debut by hosting the 2017 Shark Invitational from October 13-14. The eighth annual event features a number of premiere programs who have…

NSU Matches Highest Ranking in Program History

After running its current unbeaten streak to four matches a week ago, Nova Southeastern continued its ascension up the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II women’s rankings, coming in at No. 9 in the latest poll. The Sharks’ new ranking matches a program-best set last October. Full Release

Kelley Kish Hired as Director of Athletics at Lake Erie

Lake Erie College President Brian Posler has named Kelley Kish the university’s new Director of Athletics. Kish, the current Associate Director of Athletics at Nova Southeastern University, has almost two decades of leadership experience as an administrator within higher education and intercollegiate athletics. Full Release

Heikkila Named SSC Offensive Player of the Week

After helping the No. 13 Nova Southeastern University women’s soccer team maintain their first-place lead in the Sunshine State Conference standings with three goals in two games last week, Emma Heikkila received her first-career SSC Offensive Player of the Week. Full Release  

Five Sharks Named NFCA All-American Scholar Athletes

Five members of the 2017 Nova Southeastern softball team earned National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-America Scholar-Athlete honors for the 2016-17 academic year. A record 7,351 players across seven membership divisions achieved the recognition for earning at least a 3.5 GPA. Of those, 1,268 were Division II student-athletes. Full Release

DII Announces 2017-18 Basketball Showcase

NCAA Division II announced 28 men’s and women’s basketball games that will be streamed live during the 2017-18 season on ESPN3. This year, the Nova Southeastern men’s and women’s basketball teams will both be featured. Full Release  

Tyler-Palmer Earns First 2017-18 SSC Player of the Week Nod for NSU

After almost three weeks off the court due to Hurricane Irma, the Nova Southeastern volleyball team came back with a 2-0 weekend, picking up wins over Embry-Riddle and Florida Tech. During the winning weekend, Denvyr Tyler-Palmer put up back-to-back double-double performances, earning her the honor of Sunshine State Conference Offensive Player of…

Sharks Reappear in United Soccer Coaches Top-25

Following a brief stint outside the national poll, Nova Southeastern has made a well-deserved return to the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II women’s rankings, checking in at No. 20 this week. The Sharks fell from No. 13 out of the Top-25 entirely after Hurricane Irma postponed four consecutive matches….

NSU Reclaims No. 13 Ranking in United Soccer Coaches Poll

Back in a familiar position, Nova Southeastern jumped seven spots up No. 13 in this week’s United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II women’s national poll. The Sharks held an identical ranking just three weeks prior, but fell out of the Top-25 altogether after Hurricane Irma kept the team off the…

NSU Jumps to No. 5 in Coaches Poll

Nova Southeastern made quite the impression on the voters following its Top-5 finish at the Griffin Invitational, rising from No. 11 to No. 5 in the updated Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches Poll. Notable efforts from the likes of Juan Jose Guerra, Benjamin Hjort and Finlay Mason guided the Sharks in the opening tournament…

Freedman Collects SSC Golfer of the Week Award

Jamie Freedman continued the stellar start to her senior season after claiming Sunshine State Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week honors on Monday, October 2. Full Release

NSU Women’s Soccer Team Leaps to No. 13 in Nation

Simply one week after receiving votes in the preseason poll, Nova Southeastern didn’t wait long to grab the attention of the national committee, sky-rocketing all the way up to No. 13 in the latest United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II women’s rankings. Click here to read more

NSU Athletics Update After Hurricane Irma

As the fall season gets back on track after Hurricane Irma, Nova Southeastern athletics announces its rescheduled dates for the multiple events that were postponed.  FULL RELEASE

Sharks Rowing Releases Fall Schedule

To prepare for its 2017-18 season, head coach Devin Fay and the Nova Southeastern rowing team have released its fall schedule, which includes four events. “We are excited about training this fall,” explained Fay. “We have some strong juniors and seniors returning that have really bought into the culture of training consistency…

Angie Jabir Hired As NSU Athletics Business Manager

Nova Southeastern Director of Athletics Michael Mominey has announced the addition of Angie Jabir to the Sharks athletics staff, serving as the Business Manager for the department. Jabir brings a wealth of cross-functional administrative knowledge and experience to the NSU athletic department, as she has served in many roles within intercollegiate athletics…

Hoehn Hired by NSU Basketball Staffs

Nova Southeastern officially welcomed two newcomers to both the men’s and women’s basketball staff. Former standouts on the court in their own right, T’Keyah Williams and Devin Hoehn join the Shark Family as Directors of Player Development for their respective programs. Making the return back home, Williams replaces former women’s assistant Brooklyn Kohlheim on…

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