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NSU Student Athletes from Women’s Tennis and Men’s Basketball Selected as SSC Players of the Week

Two exceptional student-athletes from Nova Southeastern University were picked to receive the Sunshine State Conference Player of The Week award in their respective competitions, as publicized by the league office on Monday, Feb. 9, afternoon. Women’s tennis player Klaudia Boczova (Jr., Bratislava, Slovakia) and men’s basketball player Harrison Goodrick (Jr.,…


Athletics Hosts Luncheon to Honor Elite Academic Performers

The NSU Athletic Department and President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D.,  recently hosted the annual academic luncheon to recognize those student-athletes who are excelling in the classroom. Eighty-six student-athletes, 31 of which earned a perfect 4.0, were honored at Grande Oaks for achieving a grade point average of 3.8 or higher…


NSU Athletics Sends Two to the 2016 NCAA Emerging Leaders Seminar

Two Nova Southeastern University graduate assistants in the athletics department recently attended the 2016 NCAA Emerging Leaders Seminar at the national office in Indianapolis. Compliance GA Marc Cianci and Patrick Lillis, GA from the marketing department, were chosen as part of a select few attendees by an NCAA member committee….


Women’s Basketball’s Merritt Chosen as SSC Player of the Week

Nova Southeastern University women’s basketball guard Monaye Merritt earned her first Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week honor on Monday, Feb. 1, as announced by the league office. Merritt (R-Sr., Philadelphia, Pa.) led a balanced attack in each win for the Sharks last week. In Wednesday’s, Jan. 27, battle…


NSU Women’s Basketball Player Named to National Good Works Team

Nova Southeastern University women’s basketball player Alexis Murphy has been chosen as one of just a select few student-athletes nationwide to be a part of the prestigious 2016 Allstate WBCA and NABC Good Works Teams®. The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA), the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and Allstate…


NSU Tennis Voted No. 4 in the SSC

The No. 7 Nova Southeastern University tennis team has been voted fourth in the Sunshine State Conference preseason coaches’ poll. The Barry Buccaneers, Saint Leo Lions and Lynn Knights led the Sharks in the overall poll. The Sharks obtained 45 total votes compared to 32 from the 2015 preseason poll….


Sharks Celebrate National Girls & Women in Sports Day at Annual Luncheon

The Nova Southeastern University Department of Athletics welcomed the Commissioner of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), Jacqie McWilliams, as the guest speaker at the 16th annual Girls and Women in Sports Day Luncheon on Wednesday afternoon in the Arena at the Don Taft University Center. NSU basketball player, Alexis…


NSU Baseball Tabbed Third in NCBWA Preseason South Region Poll

The Nova Southeastern University baseball team has been voted the third best team in the NCAA South Region by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. The Sharks trail the 2015 National Champions Tampa and 2015 NCAA South Region host West Alabama in the preseason poll. The Sharks finished 2015 with…


Freedman Takes Home Title at Jones/Doherty Amateur Championship

Nova Southeastern University women’s golfer Jamie Freedman took home the First Flight title at the  84th Ione D. Jones/Doherty Women’s Amateur Championship held at Coral Ridge Country Club. Freedman (So., Miami Beach, Fla.) topped Natalie McNicholas (4&3) to advance to the championship, where she defeated Connie Isler, 9&8 to win the…


SSC Preseason Softball Coaches Poll Released

The Nova Southeastern University softball team was picked ninth in the Sunshine State Conference (SSC) Preseason Softball Coaches Poll as voted on by the conference head coaches. In her first year at NSU, newly named head coach Julie LeMaire looks to improve on the Sharks 20-25 record from 2014-15 (7-17…


NSU Baseball Selected to Finish Second In SSC

The Nova Southeastern University baseball team has was selected to finish second in the Sunshine State Conference this coming year. The Tampa Spartans were the unanimous pick to finish atop the SSC after winning the 2015 National Championship. The Sharks made waves in 2015, winning the Sunshine State Conference after…


NSU Rowing Brings Together New and Old at Alumnae Meet

Nova Southeastern rowing welcomed both current and former team members to its alumnae meet on Saturday, January 16, at the team’s home boat house at Holland Park in Hollywood, Florida. The group took part in some friendly competition, pitting the alums against members of the existing squad in multiple four…


NSU Women’s Basketball Forward Selected as SSC Offensive Player of the Week

Nova Southeastern University women’s basketball forward Molly Blomer earned her first Sunshine State Conference honor of her career on Monday, Jan. 11, as she was selected SSC Offensive Player of the Week, as announced by the league office. Blomer (Sr., West Chester, Ohio) was crucial in two close Shark wins…


NSU Releases 2016 Track and Field Schedule

  The Nova Southeastern University track and field teams have released the schedule for the 2016 season. The Sharks are scheduled to start their journey towards the national championships on the weekend of Mar. 11-12, when the team will be split at two events. NSU’s track and field team will…


NSU Tennis Welcomes Kayla Rizzolo to Coaching Staff

Nova Southeastern University women’s tennis head coach Stephen Schram has brought in Kayla Rizzolo as the new graduate assistant coach for the women’s tennis team. Rizzolo joins NSU after finishing her collegiate playing career at the University of South Florida, where she was honored in multiple occasions for her hard…


Extraordinary Comeback Pushes Men’s Basketball Past Tampa

The Nova Southeastern University men’s basketball team swallowed up a 22-point second-half deficit to defeat Tampa on the road on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 73-69. After falling behind 54-32 just before the under-16 media break, the Sharks (7-9, 3-5 SSC) fed the hot hands of two freshmen, Austin Marciniak (Uniontown, Ohio)…


Matt Watts Named NSU’s Head Coach for Men’s Soccer

Nova Southeastern University Director of Athletics Michael Mominey announced on Wednesday, Jan. 20 that Matt Watts has been hired to take over the Sharks’ men’s soccer program as head coach. “Matt is an impressive young man who has a vision, the passion and the mindset bring our men’s soccer program…


NSU Softball Releases 2016 Schedule

Nova Southeastern University softball has released its 2016 schedule, which will begin with a road trip to Clearwater, Fla. for the Eckerd College Tournament on Feb. 5-7. The Sharks will see more action on the road this season with 22 away games and only 14 at home. Newly named head…


Volleyball Welcomes First Three Signees for 2016

Nova Southeastern University head volleyball coach Jennifer King has announced the first three signees of the 2016 recruiting class. “I am tremendously excited about our incoming class,” said King. “They are bringing depth to our roster, but more than that, they are going to be positive additions to our GR1T…


NSU Softball Adds Taylor Jonas as Assistant Coach

Nova Southeastern University softball head coach Julie LeMaire has announced the addition of assistant coach Taylor Jonas to her staff. Jonas, a three-time all-conference performer, played for LeMaire three out of her four years at Emporia State University. She will assist with all facets of the program and specifically provide…


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