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NSU Cross Country team Finishes Strong at the NCAA DII South Regional

The Nova Southeastern University men’s cross country team claimed third place overall at the NCAA Division II South Regional Championships and advanced to the national tournament, along with women’s runner Anabel Knoll who finished third as an individual. The championship races took place at the Abbey Golf Course early on…


Two NSU Student Athletes Earn SSC Swimmer and Player of the Week

Two Nova Southeastern University student-athletes were chosen as their respective sport’s Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday, Nov. 2. Men’s swimmer Thiago Sickert was selected for his performances Indian River and Rollins over the weekend, while Denvyr Tyler-Palmer was selected after…


Women’s Soccer Announces Winter 2016 Elite ID Clinic

The Nova Southeastern University women’s soccer team will hold their Winter 2016 Elite ID Clinic on Sunday, January 17, 2016, for athletes age 15-18. Check-in for the day is at 7:30 a.m., and the clinic will run until 5:30 p.m. Click on the links at the top of the page…


NSU Student-Athletes Show Support to Special Olympics

Nova Southeastern University student-athletes of multiple sports, as well as NSU athletic staff, participated in the Sallarulo’s Race for Champions 5K on Saturday, November 7. This annual event took place on the NSU campus and worked in conjunction with the Special Olympics Florida Broward County group to make it happen….


NSU Athletics Inducts Four New Members Into Hall of Fame

The Nova Southeastern University Athletic Department inducted four new members into the NSU Athletics Hall of Fame on Wednesday night, November 11,  during a gala ceremony at the NSU Arena in the Don Taft University Center. The event honored one of the more talented classes in the hall’s history. Included…


Women’s Soccer Battles West Florida in NCAA Tourney Opener

The Nova Southeastern University women’s soccer team returns to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in eight years and three days, as they take on West Florida in the first round of the South Regional, to be held at Barry in Miami Shores on Friday, November 13. The Sharks…


NSU Athletics Partners with Davie Elementary

Members of the Nova Southeastern University men’s basketball and volleyball teams recently began a mentorship program with Davie Elementary School. As part of the program, student-athletes will visit the school weekly to read to students and also serve as mentors. The NSU student-athletes are very excited to take part in…


Men’s Basketball Selected Fourth in Preseason SSC Coaches’ Poll

The Nova Southeastern University men’s basketball team slots fourth in the Sunshine State Conference preseason coaches’ poll, released on Friday, October 31 by the league office. The men garnered 38 total votes, behind Barry (61), Lynn (56) and Florida Southern (50). Barry received the majority of first-place tallies, six of…


Women’s Basketball Picked as Preseason Favorites by SSC Coaches

The Nova Southeastern University women’s basketball team has been chosen as the Sunshine State Conference preseason favorites, as voted on by the league’s coaches and announced by the conference office on Friday, October 31. The Sharks received five of nine first-place votes and 60 points, two more in both totals…


Burns, Nytorp Each Garner Weekly Conference Awards

Two Nova Southeastern University student-athletes were chosen as their respective sport’s Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday. Volleyball player Megan Burns (Fr., Sylvania, Ohio) earned the first SSC Defensive Player of the Week honor for volleyball of the 2015-16 season for…


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…


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