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Freedman Chosen to Represent U.S. in 2018 Arnold Palmer Cup

For the second consecutive year, Nova Southeastern will have a representative among the prestigious Arnold Palmer Cup as senior women’s golfer Jamie Freedman has been named a committee selection on the United States side in this July’s event. Freedman joins former men’s golfers Ben Taylor and Richard Mansell as the only NSU…

Dennis, Hardy Among SSC’s Major Award Winners

The Sunshine State Conference handed out its annual awards  with a pair of Nova Southeastern guards among the forefront. Prominent factors in the Sharks’ 11-win improvement from a year ago, David Dennis has been named the 2017-18 SSC Newcomer of the Year while Malik Hardy has been tabbed the SSC…

Hughes Earns Sunshine State Conference Accolades

Nova Southeastern starting guard Alison Hughes received two postseason nods from the Sunshine State Conference, finding her name on the All-SSC Second Team and All-SSC Newcomer Team, as announced Thursday afternoon. FULL RELEASE    

DeVeny, Lupoli Named CollegeSwimming National Swimmers of the Week

After helping both of their respective teams to their second-consecutive Sunshine State Conference Championship titles, Courtney DeVeny and Franco Lupoli have earned the title of College Swimming Div. II National Swimmers of the Week. FULL RELEASE  

NSU’s Student Athletes Recognized at Academic Luncheon

NSU’s Department of Athletics held the annual Student Athlete Academic Recognition luncheon hosted by NSU President George L. Hanbury, II to honor those student athletes who excelled in the classroom with a 3.8 or higher GPA during the 2017 fall semester. The overall grade point average for NSU’s student athletes…

Third Annual “Every Meter Matters” Event Raises More Than $1,500 For Curing Kids Cancer

Started in 2016 by Nova Southeastern University rowing alumni Hannah Di Lorenzo, the “Every Meter Matters Row for a Cure” event that took place on Wednesday, Feb. 21 helped raise $1,592 for the Curing Kids Cancer Foundation. FULL RELEASE

Tarin Tabbed First-Team Academic All-District

A model student-athlete on and off the court, Nova Southeastern forward Gerard Tarin has been named a First-Team Academic All-District selection by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). FULL RELEASE

Move Over UIndy, NSU Named Nation’s New No. 1

Winners in five of its six tournament appearances this year, Nova Southeastern has officially made the jump to No. 1 in the latest Golfstat team rankings. The Sharks leapfrogged Indianapolis to take over the nation’s top spot, the first time doing so under second-year head coach Heather Wall. FULL RELEASE…

Sharks Rise to Third in Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches

Fresh off its strong showing at the season-opening Matlock Collegiate Classic, the Nova Southeastern men’s golf team has continued its ascension up the Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches Poll. After closing the fall as the nation’s No. 4 program, the Sharks moved up to third on Friday, matching their position…

Dennis Selected to Bevo Francis Top 50 Watch List

David Dennis has proven himself as one of the nation’s elite throughout the 2017-18 season, and has rightfully been selected to the Top 50 Watch List for the Bevo Francis Award, announced by Small College Basketball. The prestigious list consists of 50 of the finest men’s basketball players across the country,…

Conn, Labosky Sweep SSC Baseball Weekly Awards

Following a wild opening weekend on the diamond, one in which No. 12 Nova Southeastern collected a trio of wins, both Devin Conn and Andrew Labosky have been recognized as the Sunshine State Conference Pitcher of the Week and Player of the Week. Conn made quite the first impression in…

Nova Southeastern All Over National Radar Entering 2018

A mainstay in the Top-25 during much of head coach Greg Brown‘s tenure, Nova Southeastern will once again enter the season as one of the prime national title contenders, as the Sharks have been ranked No. 12 by Collegiate Baseball and No. 18 by Perfect Game in their respective preseason…

Sharks Swimming Earns CSCAA Scholar All-America Recognition

The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America has announced the 688 teams that have earned the distinction of Scholar All-America team for the Fall 2017 semester. Both the Nova Southeastern University men’s and women’s swimming teams were a part of that list. The women’s team finished the fall…

Sundstedt Named CollegeSwimming Div. II National Swimmer of the Week

For her performance over the weekend, CollegeSwimming has awarded Emma Sundstedt with Div. II Women’s Swimmer of the Week laurels. In an overwhelming victory over Keiser this past Saturday, Sundstedt earned the first individual win of the day for NSU in the 1,000 freestyle, finishing in a NCAA B-Cut time…

Sharks Earn No. 14 Ranking in First Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis National Team Ranking

Following a strong performance in the fall of 2017, the Nova Southeastern women’s tennis team was given the No. 14 spot in the first Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis National Team Ranking . The Sharks also grabbed the No. 4 spot in the South Region Poll as announced by Oracle and the…

Sharks Picked to Finish Runner-Up in SSC Preseason Poll

Exactly two weeks from Opening Day, Nova Southeastern has been selected to finish second in the Sunshine State Conference preseason coaches’ poll, announced by the league office. The Sharks earned 89 total votes, including one first-place tally, trailing only Tampa, who was voted upon as the conference favorite. FULL RELEASE

NSU Tagged As Sixth In SSC Preseason Poll

Set to kick off its 2018 season on Feb. 2, the Nova Southeastern softball team has been picked to finish sixth in the Sunshine State Conference, as released by the league office . FULL RELEASE  

Sharks Tabbed Fifth in SSC Preseason Poll

A week before their 2018 season opener against Keiser on Feb. 1, the Nova Southeastern women’s tennis team was picked to finish fifth in the Sunshine State Conference standings, as released by the league office. FULL RELEASE  

Men’s Basketball Program Breaks into Top-25 for First Time in NSU History

Less than one month into his first season at the helm of the Nova Southeastern men’s basketball program, head coach Jim Crutchfield has already put the Sharks on the national landscape. The team entered the D2SIDA poll at No. 24 on Tuesday, breaking into the Top-25 for the first time…

NSU Volleyball Player, Tyler-Palmer, Captures All-America Honors

NSU Volleyball player, Denvyr Tyler-Palmer, continues to collect honors for her outstanding 2017 campaign, grabbing both AVCA and D2CCA All-America awards. The junior outside hitter was named to both honorable-mention teams, becoming the first Shark to bring home All-American recognition since Valentina Petrova and Carly Perschnick in 2009. FULL RELEASE…

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