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Two members of Women’s Golf Team Earn All-Region Honors

On the precipice of the team heading to the Division II National Championship, Nova Southeastern University women’s golfers Aldana Foigel and Jamie Freedman have been chosen as All-Region by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association. The Shark pair were two of 11 players honored across the South Region for their efforts…


Sharks’ Head Trainer Gatens Serves as Mentor for AP Capstone Program

For the past year, Nova Southeastern University head athletic trainer Dustin Gatens has dedicated his time and effort to taking part in the Advanced Placement Capstone Program by serving as a mentor to Hialeah Senior High School junior Lorena Hernandez. The program is designed to teach students how to investigate…


Men’s Golf Has Two Selected as All-Region

Two Nova Southeastern University men’s golfers were designated on Monday, May 16 as members of the 2016 Division II PING All-South Region team, in an announcement by the Golf Coaches Association of America. Junior Richard Mansell (Staffordshire, England) and freshman Juan Jose Guerra (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) earned this honor….


NSU Rowing Team Receives NCAA Championship Bid

No. 3 Nova Southeastern University rowing will make its sixth consecutive appearance at the NCAA Division II Rowing Championships as the varsity eight received an at-large bid to compete as recently announced by the NCAA. The Sharks will be up against the best competition Division II has to offer on…


NSU Track and Field Will Send Four Women to NCAA’s

The NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Track and Field and Cross Country Committee has announced the participants for the 2016 NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships. A total of 754 participants, 377 men and 377 women, will compete in the championships. Student-athletes qualified for…


Six Sharks Named All-SSC, Mateo Earns Pitcher of the Year

The No. 6 Nova Southeastern University baseball team (35-15, 18-6 SSC) has earned seven postseason Sunshine State Conference awards, as announced by the conference office on Wednesday afternoon. Alex Mateo earned the most prestigious award of the seven, being named the 2016 SSC Pitcher of the Year. The Sharks earned…


Three NSU Baseball Players Recognized for Excellence

The No. 6 Nova Southeastern University baseball team (35-15, 18-6 SSC) has placed three student-athletes on the NCBWA and D2CCA All-South Region First Team, as Alex Mateo, Devin Raftery and Brandon Gomez earn their second postseason awards in as many days. Mateo was named First Team starting pitcher, Raftery First Team…


Two NSU Student-Athletes Selected to Attend NCAA Career in Sports Forum

Two Nova Southeastern University student-athletes have been selected to participate in the prestigious NCAA Career in Sports Forum, June 2-5 at the governing body’s national office. Tennis junior Klaudia Boczova (Bratislova, Slovakia) and junior men’s swimmer Victor Tarin (Godelleta, Spain) were nominated and selected by a national committee from a…


NSU Women Take Home SSC Mayors’ Cup Crown

The full-season 2015-16 Sunshine State Conference Mayors’ Cup standings were released by the league office on Thursday, May 19, and the Nova Southeastern University women’s squads earned first place for the first time since 2008, while the men placed sixth. By virtue of a conference title in women’s basketball, runner-up…


No. 4 Tennis Claims Four All-Conference Awards

Nova Southeastern University women’s tennis team received four All-Sunshine State Conference tennis awards as announced by the conference office on Friday afternoon. The Sharks, who are currently ranked fourth nationally, look ahead into Monday’s NCAA South Regional first round against No. 8 University of West Florida. The conference coaches voted…


Men’s Soccer Taps James Moore as Assistant Coach

Nova Southeastern University head men’s soccer coach Matt Watts has announced James Moore as the program’s assistant coach. Moore, a former professional player with the United Soccer League’s Charlotte Eagles, previously served as a graduate assistant at the University of West Florida where he played from 2011-2013. He served as…


Orris Named Master Strength and Conditioning Coach by CSCCa

Nova Southeastern University Director of Sports Performance Steve Orris was named a Master Strength and Conditioning Coach (MSSC) on Thursday night, the highest honor bestowed by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches association (CSCCa). Orris was presented with the blue MSCC Jacket by Oklahoma State University Director of Strength and…


Women’s Basketball Adds Another Transfer Student

The Nova Southeastern University women’s basketball team and head coach LeAnn Freeland have brought in another transfer student-athlete in Samantha Logan, increasing the newcomer count to five thus far for 2016-17. Logan becomes the second addition in as many days to come to Fort Lauderdale from Fullerton, California, specifically Cal…


Sharks Baseball Team Ranked Third in NCAA South Region Poll

The No. 6 Nova Southeastern University baseball team (35-15, 18-6 SSC) have been ranked third in the third NCAA South Region poll, released by the NCAA Wednesday, May 11 . The Sharks are on the cusp of the second seed in the NCAA South Region, as the committee will get together one…


Boczova and Wahlstrom Earn CoSIDA Academic All-District Honors

Nova Southeastern University tennis player Klaudia Boczova and swimmer Emma Wahlstrom were named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District™ At-Large Team as announced by the organization on Thursday. The 2016 CoSIDA Academic All-District™ Women’s At-Large Team recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances…


Sixth Annual “A Night in Roma” Event Set for June 14

The Nova Southeastern University Department of Athletics will host its sixth annual A Night in Roma event benefitting the Tony Segreto Athletic Scholarship Fund on Tuesday, June 14 at 6 pm in the Arena at the Don Taft University Center on NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus. The event replicates New York…


NSU Baseball Ranked Third in Second NCAA South Region Poll

The No. 8 Nova Southeastern University baseball team (33-14, 16-5 SSC) has been voted the third seed in the second NCAA South Region poll, put together by the NCAA South Region voting committee. After an 11-10 start, the Sharks have won 20 of their last 23 games, including six series…


NSU Tennis Team Seeded Fourth, Will Travel to St. Leo for NCAA South Region Tournament

The No. 4 Nova Southeastern University women’s tennis team extended their postseason play with NCAA Division II South Region tournament inclusion for the second year in a row, as announced by the NCAA on its selection show on Tuesday, April 26. The Sharks (15-4) are seeded fourth in the South…


Two Sharks Recognized by SSC Golf Coaches

Two Nova Southeastern University golfers, one from the men’s program and one from the women’s, earned All-Sunshine State Conference honors as voted on by the member coaches and announced by the league office on Friday, April 29. Women’s freshman Aldana Foigel (Plottier, Argentina) was selected to the All-SSC Second Team,…


NSU Rowing Team Claims Second at SSC Championships

The No. 6 Nova Southeastern University rowing team claimed second place at the 2016 Sunshine State Conference Rowing Championship with second-place finishes in the varsity four and varsity eight races. The event, hosted by the University Tampa, was held at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Florida. NSU went up against…


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