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Women’s Golf Earns Two WGCA All-American Honors

Two more Nova Southeastern University women’s golfers earned notoriety at the WGCA Division II Awards Banquet on Thursday, May 14 for their performances during the 2014-15 season. In addition to Jamie Freedman (Fr., Miami Beach, Fla.) receiving the Kim Moore Spirit Award, both Mailen Domecq Chantry (Fr., Mar del Plata,…


NSU Women’s Basketball Player Chosen to Attend Prestigious FLAME Program

Nova Southeastern University women’s basketball graduate Jasmine Wilkins has been selected as one of just 30 student-athletes nationwide to attend the Finding Leaders Among Minorities Everyone (FLAME) program, put on by the United States Olympic Committee at the end of May. Wilkins was chosen to participate in the eight-day conference,…


Garcia, NSU Baseball Player, Named ABCA/Rawlings South Region Player of the Year

The accolades continue to roll in for Justin Garcia (Jr., Hialeah, Fla.), as he has been named the ABCA/Rawlings South Region Player of the Year. It is Garcia’s fourth Player of the Year award after being named the Sunshine State Conference POY, NBCWA South Region POY and Daktronics South Region…


NSU Volleyball Player to Play Overseas on Bring it Promotions’ Southeastern U22 Team

Nova Southeastern University setter Katie Pyles (So., Denver, Colo.) has been chosen to play for the Bring it Promotions’ Southeastern U22 Team at the 2015 European Global Challenge from July 8-18. Twelve student-athletes make up the team that will travel to Falconara, Italy for three days of training sessions and…


DI Transfer Octavia Wilson is Newest Addition to Women’s Basketball Roster

The Nova Southeastern University women’s basketball team and head coach LeAnn Freeland are pleased to announce the signing of junior guard Octavia Wilson, transferring to NSU from Division I New Orleans. Wilson, a 5-9 guard originally from Nicholasville, Kentucky, will have two years of eligibility remaining with the Sharks. As…


NSU Women’s Golfer Selected to PGA Tour Summer Internship Program

Nova Southeastern University women’s golfer Daniela Ortiz, who just completed a sterling four-year career with the team, has been chosen to take part in a summer internship with the PGA Tour, beginning June 1 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Ortiz (Sr., Morelia, Mexico) was selected as one of just 26…


Golfers Gomez and Mansell Named PING All-American; Singh All-American Freshman

Two Nova Southeastern University men’s golfers were named to the 2015 Division II PING All-American First Team by the Golf Coaches Association of America, and a Shark first-year was named as an All-American freshman, in separate announcements late Wednesday night. Santiago Gomez (Jr., Armenia, Colombia) and Richard Mansell (So., Staffordshire,…


No. 6 Rowing Selected to Compete in Varsity-8 NCAA National Championship

The No. 6 Nova Southeastern University rowing team was selected to send its varsity-8 boat to the NCAA National Championship in Sacramento, California from May 29-31. Six teams were selected to compete in Sacramento, with the Sharks receiving a bid to compete in one of two races taking place. NSU…


No. 6 Rowing Wins Petite Final to Finish Fifth at Nationals

The No. 6 Nova Southeastern University rowing team won the Varsity-8 Petite Final Sunday to finish fifth at the 2015 NCAA National Championship at the Sacramento State Aquatic Center. The Sharks topped No. 5 Philadelphia with a time of 7:25.05. NSU won by over seven seconds, with Philadelphia cross the…


Athletics Hold Student-Athlete Graduate Reception

Nova Southeastern University Athletics held a graduation reception for its student-athletes Thursday, May 7 evening in the Don Taft University Center. The reception was a sendoff for the seniors graduating on Friday, May 8. To see photos from the event, click here.


Brown Named SSC Coach of the Year, Garcia Player of the Year

The Nova Southeastern University baseball team dominated the 2015 All-Sunshine State Conference team, earning seven awards, the most of any team in the SSC. In his fifth season, head coach Greg Brown was named the Coach of the Year, while Justin Garcia (Jr., Hialeah, Fla.) was named the Player of…


18 Track and Field Student-Athletes Earn All-South Region Honors

The Nova Southeastern University men’s and women’s track and field teams set a new program-record with 18 student-athletes earning USTFCCCA All-South Region honors, the most in program history. The USTFCCCA honored all student-athletes who finished within the top five in a particular event among regional competitors. NSU had 10 women…


Kristin Lyming Named as New NSU Cheerleading Coach

Nova Southeastern University Director of Athletics Michael Mominey announced Wednesday, My 13 that Kristin Lyming will take over as the Sharks’ head cheerleading coach effective immediately. Lyming comes to NSU after previously serving as the Head Cheerleading Coach and Spirit Coordinator at Missouri Valley College, where she helped the Vikings…


Athletics Staff Member Speaks at CSCCa National Convention in Nashville

Nova Southeastern University’s Program Director for Sports Performance, Steve Orris, recently presented at the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association National Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Orris presided over a speech entitled Nutrition for the College Athlete, attempting to answer whether student-athletes have enough tools necessary to implement a sports nutrition…


2015-16 Cross Country/Track and Field Recruiting Class Released

Nova Southeastern University cross country and track and field head coach Bryan Hagopian has released the signees in the 2015-16 NSU recruiting class. The Sharks will bring in 12 new athletes for the upcoming fall, specializing in several different events. Below is a list of signees and why they chose…


Brown Named NCBWA Co-Coach of the Year, Garcia Player of the Year

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Associations has selected head coach Greg Brown as the South Region Co-Coach of the Year and Justin Garcia (Jr., Hialeah, Fla.) as the South Region Player of the Year. Brown has led the Sharks to a record breaking 2015 campaign, as the Sharks won the…


NSU Rower Named CoSIDA At Large Academic All-District

Nova Southeastern University rower Rebecca Bergen (Sr., Winnipeg, Manitoba) has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District At Large Team, as announced Thursday, May 7. As a rower, Bergen went up against the best academic student-athletes from rowing, tennis, golf, swimming and diving, field and ice hockey, water polo, rifle,…


Five Sharks Named to Daktronics All-South Region Team Including Player of the Year Garcia

The Nova Southeastern University baseball team had five players named to the Daktronics, Inc. All-South Region Teams, including Justin Garcia (Jr., Hialeah, Fla.), who was once again named South Region Player of the Year. Garcia was also honored as a first-team outfielder along with starting pitcher Ryan Castellanos (Jr., Davie,…


Schram Named ITA South Region Tennis Coach of the Year

Nova Southeastern University tennis head coach Stephen Schram has been named the 2015 ITA South Region Coach of the Year, as announced Thursday, May 7. Schram, who joined the team in the fall of 2013, led the Sharks to an 18-3 season. The Sharks finished second in the Sunshine State…


Track Earns Two PBC Athletes of the Week

The Nova Southeastern University men’s track and field team took home a pair of Peach Belt Conference honors, as seniors Talyn Washington (Royal Palm Beach, Fla.) and Ryan Jerothe (New Port Richey, Fla.) earned athlete of the week honors. Washington was recognized for his performance in the 400-meter dash at…


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