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Sundstedt, Xella Sweep SSC Swimmer of the Week Awards

 In its first Swimmers of the Week release, the Sunshine State Conference awarded Emma Sundstedt and Alessandro Xella the titles after their high-point finishes at the Shark Invitational on Oct. 5-6. FULL RELEASE

Madden Reels in Second Straight SSC Weekly Award

For the second time in as many weeks, senior Sophie Madden has been selected as the Sunshine State Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week, announced by the league office. FULL RELEASE

Heikkila Honored as SSC Offensive Player of the Week

After guiding Nova Southeastern to a pair of road wins, junior Emma Heikkila has been named the Sunshine State Conference Offensive Player of the Week, announced by the league office. FULL RELEASE

Men’s Basketball Ranked No. 8 Preseason by DII Bulletin

Coming off a 17-10 finish a year ago, Nova Southeastern men’s basketball has been listed as the No. 8 team in the nation heading into year two under head coach Jim Crutchfield, according to the DII Bulletin Preseason Poll released recently. The Sharks tied for fourth in the Sunshine State…

Women’s Tennis Unveils 2018-19 Schedule

Third-year head coach Doug Neagle and the Nova Southeastern University women’s tennis program have released the full 2018-19 women’s tennis schedule, which kicks off with the ITA South Regional Championship in Lakeland, Fla., Sept. 21-24. FULL RELEASE

Rachel Fineberg Named Assistant AD for Academic Services and Student-Athlete Support

Nova Southeastern University has selected Rachel Fineberg as Assistant Athletic Director for Academic Services and Student-Athlete Support. NSU Director of Athletics Michael Mominey announced the appointment on September 17. She brings the Sharks more than a decade of experience in athletic academic support and student-athlete development. She begins working with…

NSU Baseball Set to Hold Open Tryouts for 2019 Season

Head coach Greg Brown and the Nova Southeastern baseball program will be hosting an open tryout for the 2019 season on Monday, Oct. 1 at 4 p.m. at the NSU Baseball Complex. FULL RELEASE

NSU Women’s Basketball Unveils 2018-19 Schedule

Entering her eighth season at the helm, head coach LeAnn Freeland-Curry and company are ready to kick off their 2018-19 slate on Nov. 9 at the GSC/SSC Crossover Challenge. FULL RELEASE

Men’s Basketball Schedule Announced Ahead of Year Two of Crutchfield Era

Coming off one of the most successful seasons in program history, Nova Southeastern men’s basketball team and head coach Jim Crutchfield are ready to dive into the second year of the “Coach Crutch” era, just seven weeks out from a tough opening-night challenge, hosting Claflin on Friday, Nov. 9 at…

Sharks Volleyball Releases 2018 Schedule

Nova Southeastern head volleyball coach Jennifer King has announced the schedule for the 2018 season, set to begin on Aug. 24 at the Ashland University Tournament in Ashland, Ohio. The Sharks are slated to play in 30 matches, including 13 inside the Rick Case Arena. FULL RELEASE    

ITA Honors NSU Women’s Tennis with Individual, Team Awards

The Nova Southeastern women’s tennis team has been recognized by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) both individually and collectively, as Ivana Djordjevic, Andrea Ivanovic, Ana Navas and Nastassia Rubel have earned ITA Scholar-Athlete honors in addition to the Sharks being selected as a 2018 ITA All-Academic Team. FULL RELEASE  

Watts, Sharks Reveal 2018 Men’s Soccer Schedule

The memory of eight wins, including four straight at the close of last season, will have Nova Southeastern out to prove it’s a program that has turned the corner when the 2018 campaign kicks into gear on Thursday, Aug. 30 against Mississippi College. FULL RELEASE

Both Track and Field Teams, Four Individuals Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

Both the Nova Southeastern men’s and women’s track and field teams were named among the 2018 U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division II All-Academic Track and Field teams. In addition to the team honors, three student-athletes from women’s track and field team and one from…

NSU Men’s Golf Releases First Fall Schedule Under Marino

Nearly two months from the start of the 2018-19 season, first-year head coach Joey Marino has announced the fall schedule for the Nova Southeastern men’s golf team. FULL RELEASE

Freedman Sounds Off on Arnold Palmer Cup and Life After NSU

Following All-American efforts both on and off the golf course in 2018, Jamie Freedman saw her memorable collegiate career come to a close earlier this month with a once-in-a-lifetime appearance at the Arnold Palmer Cup in Évian-les-Bains, France. On Tuesday, the former Nova Southeastern standout was kind enough to take…

LeMaire Adds Nine To 2019 NSU Softball Roster

In addition to its first signing of the 2019 season back in December, head coach Julie LeMaire and the Nova Southeastern softball team welcome nine newcomers to the upcoming squad. Sydney Anderson, Kendra Baldridge, Brooke Ferguson, Nicole Hauck, Aubry Hernandez, Shannon Maloney, Miriam Schmoll, Suka Van Gurp and Stephanie Wang…

Fifteen NSU Student-Athletes Selected to CSCAA Scholar All-America Team

The College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has selected fifteen Nova Southeastern student-athletes to their Scholar All-America team. These selections include: Bernardo  Abascal (HM), Julian Coster, Courtney Deveny, Laurel Fink (HM), Jenna Johns Hannah Pariseault (HM), Malin Westman, Eddie Zacka (HM), Yelizaveta Buluchevskaya  (HM) Lindsay Craig (HM),…

NSU Women’s Tennis Players Named ITA All-Americans

Nova Southeastern University women’s tennis players Daniela Obando and Andrea Ivanovic continue to add to their 2017-18 accomplishments, as the top doubles pair for the Sharks received All-American accolades by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. “What a year of accomplishments for Dani and Andrea,” said head coach Doug Neagle. “They became…

Guerra, Mason Among Division II PING All-Americans

Following standout seasons as the unquestioned leaders of the Nova Southeastern men’s golf team, both Juan Jose Guerra and Finlay Mason have been selected as Division II PING All-Americans, announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). FULL RELEASE    

Conn, Strzelecki Selected on Day Three of MLB Draft

Day three of the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft came and went Wednesday, but not before two more Nova Southeastern standouts heard their names called. Starting pitcher Devin Conn was scooped up by the reigning World Champion Houston Astros in the 19th round, pick No. 582, while reliever Joe Strzelecki…

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