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Nova Southeastern University
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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2015 Women’s Soccer Schedule Released

The Nova Southeastern University women’s soccer program has released its schedule for the upcoming 2015 season, beginning in early September. The Sharks will have 16 matches on the regular season schedule, with eight each at the NSU Soccer Complex and away from Fort Lauderdale. North Carolina will be the first…

NSU Golfers Named WGCA Scholar All-Americans

Two Nova Southeastern University women’s golfers, Liliana Cammisa and Jamie Freedman, were named to the 2014-15 All-American Scholar team, as awarded by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association. Cammisa (Sr., Alta Gracia, Argentina) and Freedman (Fr., Miami Beach, Fla.) were named alongside 758 women’s golfers, across all levels, who had a…

Baroniel Signs With Normal Cornbelters

Nova Southeastern University adds its fifth professional signing of 2015, as Roberto Baroniel (Sr., Miami, Fla.) has signed a contract to play for the Normal Cornbelters of the Frontier League. Baroniel had this to say after his signing: “This moment means a lot to me,” said Baroniel. “Personally it’s always…

NSU Pitcher Named Jewish Sports Review All-American

Nova Southeastern University’s Josh Glick (Jr., Boca Raton, Fla.) has been named an All-American by the Jewish Sports Review on Wednesday, July 8. Glick lead all Sharks pitchers in ERA this season, posting a chilling 0.42 ERA. The submarine-style pitcher allowed one earned run all year, while keeping his opponents…

Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Named CSCAA Scholar All-America

The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams were named College Swimming Coaches Association of America Scholar All-America teams Tuesday, July 7. The women’s team finished with an overall 3.07 GPA, while the men’s 3.01 GPA placed them in the top 35 in Division II. “Our student-athletes have performed equally…

NSU Wins Two Gold, One Silver at 2015 NACMA Best of Awards Ceremony

The Nova Southeastern Athletic Department was awarded two gold and one silver medal at the National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators (NACMA) Best of Awards Ceremony Wednesday at the annual National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) Conference held this year in Orlando, Fla. Submitted and produced by Athletic Digital…

NSU Assistant Rowing Coach Selected to Attend Pocock Coach-Con

Nova Southeastern University rowing assistant coach Devin Fay has been selected to attend the 2015 Pocock Coach-Con held in Everett, Washington, just north of Seattle, from June 22-24. The convention, held for assistant rowing coaches, will be attended by 12 selected coaches out of over 50 applicants. The convention, in…

Sharks In The Pros: June Update

Now that the NBA and NHL seasons have come to a close, the boys of summer take center stage, as baseball season is in full swing. Eight former Sharks highlight this addition of “Sharks In The Pros,” led by the “fab” four in J.D. Martinez, Mike Fiers, Miles Mikolas and…

2015-2016 Cheerleading Team Tryouts Scheduled

The tryouts for the Nova Southeastern University 2015-16 cheerleading team have been scheduled for in the NSU Arena in the Don Taft University Center. Additionally, video tryouts can be submitted prior to the September 7 date. Tryouts are open to males and females. Complete Release

NSU Student Athlete Attends 2015 NCAA Career in Sports Forum

NSU baseball player Roberto Baroniel recently attended the 2015 NCAA Career in Sports Forum in Indianapolis, Ind. Along with attending the forum, Baroniel was named a finalist for the 2015 John McLendon Postgraduate Scholarship. What is the NCAA Career in Sports Forum? The Career in Sports Forum, an annual educational…

Track and Field Team Suits Up for Alvin Sherman Library Summer Kickoff

The Nova Southeastern University track and field program assisted the Alvin Sherman Library’s Summer Kickoff by dressing up as superheroes for the Every Hero Has a Story party. Head coach Bryan Hagopian dressed up as Captain America, while Rohan Mullings (So., Royal Palm Beach, Fla.) suited up as Iron Man….

Westcott Signs with Independent team, Lincoln Saltdogs

Nova Southeastern University’s baseball team adds it’s fourth professional signing after the record breaking 2015 season. Zachary Westcott has signed a contract to play for the Lincoln Saltdogs, an independent baseball team based in Lincoln, Neb. After learning of the Saltdogs’ interest in signing him over the weekend, Westcott had…

Men’s Golf Lands Four on PING All-American Squads

  Four Nova Southeastern University men’s golfers earned Division II PING All-American honors as announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America on Tuesday, June 23. Santiago Gomez (Jr., Armenia, Colombia), who ended the season as the No. 1-ranked player in DII and took home the Nicklaus Award as the…

Olson Voted as SSC’s Candidate for NCAA Faculty Mentor Award

Nova Southeastern University faculty member Nancy Olson has been selected as the Sunshine State Conference’s candidate for the NCAA Division II 2015 Dr. Dave Pariser Faculty Mentor Award. Olson is a faculty member in the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship, a member of NSU’s Athletic Advisory Council,…

Three Rowers Named CRCA Scholar Athletes

The Nova Southeastern University rowing team had three student-athletes in Rebecca Bergen (Sr., Winnipeg, Manitoba), Amanda Hudon (Jr., Sebastian, Fla.) and Kelsey Obringer (Sr., Port Republic, N.J.) receive Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) Scholar Athlete honors. The student-athletes earned the award after finishing their fall semester with a 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher….

NSU Student Athlete Named ITA All-American, Representing No. 7 Tennis Sharks

Nova Southeastern University tennis junior Sabrina Kierberg was selected as an ITA All-American, and the tennis squad was ranked No. 7 in the final poll, as the organization continued to wrap up the 2014-15 season awards. Kierberg (Munich, Germany) finished as the No. 16-ranked player in the nation according to…

NSU Rower Named CoSIDA First-Team Academic All-American

Nova Southeastern University rower Rebecca Bergen (Sr., Winnipeg, Manitoba) has been named a CoSIDA First-Team Academic All-American in the women’s at large category. In the at large category, Bergen went up against All-District honorees from rowing, tennis, golf, swimming and diving, field and ice hockey, water polo, rifle, fencing, gymnastics,…

NSU Finishes 14th in the Learfield Directors’ Cup Standings

After winning the 2015 NCAA Division II Men’s Golf National Championship just two weeks ago, the Nova Southeastern University athletic department finished 14th in the final Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings. The Sharks athletic programs accumulated 542 points throughout 2014-15 to finish 14th out of 300 Division II institutions, 252…

NSU Men’s Golf Coach Named Dave Williams National Coach of the Year

Nova Southeastern University men’s golf head coach Ryan Jamison was named 2015 Dave Williams DII National Coach of the Year on Monday, June 8 by the Golf Coaches Association of America, in conjunction with Golf Pride Grips. Jamison led the No. 1 Sharks to their second-ever National Championship and wins…

Gomez Earns Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award

Nova Southeastern junior men’s golfer Santiago Gomez has earned another postseason accolade, this time Division II’s top individual honor as the recipient of the 2015 Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award presented by Barbasol, honoring the best at each collegiate level. Gomez (Armenia, Colombia) finished the Sharks’ National…

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