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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 Teammates Headline DII Baseball Players in the MLB Postseason

Welcome to October. The Major League Baseball postseason is here. Ten teams will play for a chance at World Series glory. There are plenty of collegiate superstars among those postseason rosters. Here are some that hail from DII baseball: Mike Fiers (Houston Astros) and J.D. Martinez (Arizona Diamondbacks), Nova Southeastern…


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…


Sharks Release 2017-18 Women’s Golf Slate

Second-year head coach Heather Wall and the Nova Southeastern women’s golf program have announced the full 2017-18 women’s golf schedule, set to begin at the Division II Preview in Houston, Texas from September 24-26. “I am very excited for this upcoming season,” Wall said. “We will be led by our three returning…


Volleyball Tabbed Ninth in SSC Preseason Poll

Eight days away from its season opener in the 10th-Annual Shark Invitational, the Nova Southeastern volleyball team has been selected by the Sunshine State Conference coaches to finish ninth overall. The Sharks finished 4-12 in the SSC in 2016, with an overall record of 12-19. With 11 of their losses…


NSU Ready to Turn New Page in 2017

The Nova Southeastern men’s soccer team understands how those outside the program view them – a club that simply won just four games in 2016 and should finish in a similar position near the bottom half of the Sunshine State Conference once again in 2017. At the same time, what…


Presenting the Sunshine State Conference Digital Network

The Sunshine State Conference is proud to announce the launch of a conference-wide digital network. Now, for the first time in league history, all video content produced by the SSC and its 11 member institutions will be available in one place. The SSC Digital Network, which provides live content free…


Sharks Picked Third in SSC Preseason Coaches’ Poll

A year removed from a trip to the Sunshine State Conference Tournament final, and 20 returners back in the fold, Nova Southeastern has once again been picked to compete for the league title in 2017. Garnering two first-place votes, and 82 overall, the Sharks were selected to finish third in…


Sharks Slide in at No. 11 in Preseason Poll

Following its 11th consecutive NCAA Super Regional Appearance a year ago, head coach Chris Carlin and Nova Southeastern will once again head into the fall with plenty of expectations – and for good reason – after capturing the No. 11 spot in the Preseason Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches’ Poll. The…


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