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Four Sharks Honored as 2015 All-SSC Cross Country Selections

The Nova Southeastern University athletics department is pleased to announce four members of the cross country team as 2015 All-Sunshine State Conference honorees with women’s runner, Anabel Knoll, earning Freshman of the Year. From the women’s side, freshman runner, Knoll (Fr., Ingolstadt, Germany) obtains her first All-SSC honors along with the Sunshine…


NSU Volleyball Cracks NCAA DII Regional Poll at No. 10

The 2015 season for the Nova Southeastern University volleyball team (16-10, 7-5 SSC) has been pivotal turning point in the future of the Sharks’ volleyball program. It has been filled with both team and individual success that has this team excited for what is in store. It all began at…


Student-Athletes Partner up With SAAC to Support Project S.E.E.D.

The Nova Southeastern University Student-Athletic Advisory Committee, with the support of many student-athletes from various Shark teams, were able to participate in a generous project that impacts the lives of many people in need on Wednesday, November 4. The group gathered up with the Director of NSU’s Fort Myers’ campus, Kevin…


Women’s Soccer’s Lelii and Niedermeyer Secure Three of the SSC’s Highest Yearly Honors

The No. 16 Nova Southeastern University women’s soccer team had two of its members earn three 2015 Sunshine State Conference Player of the Year awards, the first three such nods in program history, in the official announcement released by the league office on Thursday, October 29. Shark senior forward Sierra…


Gomez Participates in The Spirit International, Representing Colombia

Nova Southeastern University men’s golfer Santiago Gomez recently participated in a world class event, The Sprit International, at Whispering Pines Golf Club. The three-day event is a showcase of the top amateur golfers from around the world, paired up by country, each represented by two men and two women. In…


Newly Nationally-Ranked Women’s Soccer to Face No. 7 Barry on Wednesday

The Nova Southeastern University women’s soccer team has earned a national ranking for the first time in four years, No. 15 in the NSCAA coaches’ poll, and will face their second ranked opponent in a row on Wednesday in the Sunshine State Conference leaders, No. 7 Barry. The Sharks (11-2-0,…


NSU Men’s Golfer Earns Medalist Honors Again at Otter Invite

Nova Southeastern University men’s golfer Richard Mansell successfully defended his individual title, while the Sharks as a team finished as runners-up, as the 2015 Otter Invitational final round concluded on Tuesday. Mansell (Jr., Staffordshire, England) birdied the first playoff hole to take medalist honors for the second consecutive season in…


Volleyball’s Dana Holger Joins 1,000-Kill Club

The Nova Southeastern University volleyball team made history yet again, recently adding Dana Holger (Sr., Lino Lakes, Minn.) to the 1,000-kill club. Holger is the second Shark to reach the milestone this season adding to NSU’s elite 10-member group. She reaches the 1,000 kill plateau just short of a month…


SSC Soccer Championships Slated for ESPN Broadcast

The Sunshine State Conference announces a partnership with the NCAA for live ESPN3 coverage of the 2015 SSC men’s and women’s soccer championship matches. Both games will take place on Sunday, November 8 at campus sites. Women will play at 1 p.m., men at 3:30 p.m. As part of the…


Julie LeMaire Named NSU’s Head Softball Coach

Nova Southeastern University Director of Athletics Michael Mominey announced today that Julie LeMaire has been hired to take over the Sharks softball program. LeMaire becomes just the third head coach in NSU’s program history.  “Coach LeMaire is exactly the right type of leader and personality that we are looking for…


Men’s Basketball Player Receives Preseason All-America Honorable Mention

Nova Southeastern University men’s basketball’s Chris Page (Sr., Plainfield, Ind.) has received a Division II Bulletin Preseason All-America Honorable Mention. Page was one of seven players in the region and three players in the Sunshine State Conference to be honored in the Division II Bulletin. Page enters the 2015-16 season…


Sharks Team Up to Help at Disabilities Expo

Nova Southeastern University was home to the 36th Annual Disabilities Expo on Saturday, Oct. 3 and Sunday, Oct. 4. The Expo organized this fun and special event with the ultimate purpose of informing families about available services, resources and products for anyone with a disability. Sherrelle Jordan (Jr., Chandler, Arizona),…


The Long and Winding Road, a 2015-16 NSU Men’s Basketball Season Preview

CBS-TV calls it “The ROAD to the Final Four” and for good reason. Any college basketball coach on any level will tell you the season is a journey, a long, uneven road of twists and turns, filled with moments of both joy and heartbreak. Workouts begin in August, practice officially…


Sharks Participate in Career and Graduate School Expo

Nova Southeastern University’s student-athletes recently took part in the university’s annual Career and Graduate School Expo on Wednesday, Sept. 30 in the Don Taft University Center. The Career and Graduate School Expo housed over 80 employers and graduate school representatives in attendance to meet with students focusing on career development….


DII Hoops Bulletin Places Women’s Basketball No. 3 in National Preseason Poll

For the third straight season, the Nova Southeastern University women’s basketball team has been featured in the Women’s Division II Bulletin season preview issue, as they have been chosen as the No. 3 team in the publication’s preseason top 10. This is the highest predicted ranking of the Sharks by…


Baseball Releases 2015 Recruiting Class

The Nova Southeastern University baseball team has added 17 newcomers for the upcoming 2016 season, as announced by head coach Greg Brown. With one of the largest recruiting classes in recent memory, the Sharks hope to have the depth, both in the pitching staff and on offense, to successfully defend the…


Rowing Kicks Off Fall with Exhibition Weekend

The Nova Southeastern University rowing team traveled to Orlando, Florida over the weekend for a scrimmage race against UCF and Jacksonville. The race took place at UCF grounds on Saturday, Oct. 3. The Sharks’ line up included coxswains Victoria Porretti (So., Norristown, Pa.) and Hannah DiLorenzo (Jr., Holland Patent, N.Y.) alternating throughout the scrimmage….


Women’s Soccer Player Named for the Third Time as SSC Offensive Player of the Week

For the third time this season, the Sunshine State Conference has honored women’s soccer player Sierra Lelii as the Offensive Player of the Week, as announced on Monday, Sept. 28. Lelii (R-Sr., Seminole, Fla.) scored four total goals in the team’s two victories this week, pushing their win streak to five and…


Baseball Continues Tradition With Miracle League

The Nova Southeastern University Sharks baseball team once again gave back to the community by volunteering with the West Pines Miracle League, in what has become one of the squad’s most anticipated annual events. The Miracle League presents an opportunity to play baseball to disabled children, who would otherwise be…


Knoll Earns Her First SSC Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week

The Nova Southeastern University women’s cross country runner Anabel Knoll (Fr., Ingolstadt, Germany) has been selected as the Sunshine State Conference Cross Country Runner of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday. Knoll outran all the SSC women contenders at the Moccasin Invitational this past Friday,Sept. 25 in…


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