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SAAC Hosts Annual Fall Kickoff

Recently, Nova Southeastern Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) hosted its annual NSU Fall Kickoff Party at the Rick Case Arena. With 298 student-athletes in attendance, as well as NSU coaches and staff members, the Sharks collected and organized over 3,200 school supplies for Davie Elementary, welcomed Make-A-Wish recipient and cancer survivor…

NSU Bolsters 2017 Roster with 11 New Additions

Nova Southeastern men’s soccer head coach Matt Watts is thrilled to announce the addition of 11 newcomers that will joining the team for the upcoming 2017 season. FULL RELEASE

Sharks Reveal 2017-18 Tennis Schedule

Second-year head coach Doug Neagle and the Nova Southeastern University women’s tennis program have released the full 2017-18 women’s tennis slate, set to begin with the ITA South Region Championship in Valdosta, Ga. from Sept. 22-25. “I cannot wait for the season to begin,” Stated Neagle. “We are playing in three fall…

LeMaire, NSU Softball Add Nine to 2018 Team

Nova Southeastern head softball coach Julie LeMaire is pleased to announce the signing of nine newcomers to the 2018 squad. Kailynn Blackwood, Olivia Christopherson, Kayla Kight, Mayte Lezcano, Alyssa Loyd, Madison Macik, Keeley Mayers, Samantha Romberger and Cassidy Zeigler will join the Sharks this fall to bring the roster to 18 players….

Dominguez Lives Out Childhood Dream, Signs Professionally with Cruz Azul

Just weeks away from the start of his senior season following a junior campaign in which he was named Nova Southeastern’s Most Valuable Player, Inaki Dominguez was already penciled in to start at one of the midfield positions – that was until he received the offer of a lifetime. Dominguez spent a…

Coaches Peg NSU to Finish Eighth in SSC

Just over one week away from its regular season opener on the road against Mississippi College, Nova Southeastern has been selected as the preseason No. 8 team in the Sunshine State Conference Coaches’ Poll. Sandwiched between Eckerd and Saint Leo in the early rankings, head coach Matt Watts and company received…

Sharks Reload with 13 Newcomers for 2017 Campaign

Nova Southeastern University women’s soccer head coach John Constable is pleased to announce the addition of 13 newcomers that will be joining the team for the upcoming 2017 fall season. FULL RELEASE

Softball Announces Open Tryouts for 2018 Season

Nova Southeastern University head softball coach Julie LeMaire has announced open tryouts for the 2018 season. The tryouts will be held at the AD Griffin Sports Complex on Wednesday, Aug. 23 beginning at 3 pm. Any student interested in participating in the open tryouts, must be currently enrolled in at…

Sharks Welcome Thompson to 2017-18 Team

Head coach LeAnn Freeland-Curry and the Nova Southeastern women’s basketball team continues to build its 2017-18 squad with the addition of 5-8 guard MiKayla Thompson. Thompson, a junior transfer from Southeastern Illinois College, will be the eighth signee for the upcoming season, joining former teammate Bree Matthews. “Mikayla is a…

NSU Rowing Set to Hold Open Tryouts

The Nova Southeastern rowing team will be holding open tryouts at the start of the fall semester – no previous rowing experience is needed to join. To learn more, fill out the walk-on questionnaire and attend either of the informational meetings. These meetings will give you more information about the…

Crutchfield, Sharks Collect Three More 2017 Commits

With the summer nearing conclusion, head coach Jim Crutchfield and his staff completed the Sharks’ 2017 men’s basketball signing class with a bang, inking a pair of transfers and an incoming freshman on Thursday, Aug. 10. Continuing to build the depth at the guard position, the Sharks added two veterans…

NSU’s Furlongue and Cousins Selected to Division II National Committee

Nova Southeastern University compliance coordinator, Marlon Furlongue and cross country and track and field assistant coach, Jessica Cousins, have been appointed to the NCAA Division II National Committee. Furlongue was named Chair of the Division II women’s rowing committee after serving two years as a member and will hold this…

NSU Adds Whitney-Babcock to Athletic Training Staff

The Nova Southeastern Athletics Department has officially hired Kelly Whitney-Babcockto its Athletic Training Staff, announced Friday morning. “I’m proud to welcome Kelly Whitney-Babcock to the Sharks family,” said Zevon Stubblefield, NSU’s Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine. “Kelly brings a multitude of great experience and skills to the position. Our…

Hewitt Welcomes Daniel Murphy to NSU Swimming Coaching Staff

Nova Southeastern University men’s and women’s swimming head coach Ben Hewitt announced Daniel Murphy as his new assistant on Thursday. “I’m delighted to have Danny join our NSU swimming family,” Hewitt said. “He emerged from a very competitive search as someone who has a tremendous work ethic, a track record…

NSU Makes Program History with New No. 7 Ranking

  The Nova Southeastern women’s soccer team made history, eclipsing the previous program record by climbing up to No. 7 in the new United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II rankings. “It is nice to see our team get recognized for their good work so far this season,” said head coach…

NSU Rowing Team Welcomes Seven Newcomers to the 2017-2018 Roster

The Nova Southeastern rowing team and head coach Devin Fay are pleased to welcome seven newcomers to the 2017-18 roster. The new Sharks are all freshmen: Emma Brownawell, Jasmine Morris, Kassie Moss, Courtney-Rose Papion, Krystal Renta, Valentina Romeo and Emily Stewart. FULL RELEASE

Sharks Welcome Lemon to 2017 Squad

The Nova Southeastern volleyball team rounds out its 2017 signing class with the addition of junior transfer Sydney Lemon. The 6-2 middle blocker not only adds height for the Sharks, but experience to a young squad. FULL RELEASE  

NSU Women’s Tennis Lands Four on ITA All-Academic Team

Nova Southeastern University women’s tennis players, Alex Kaeser, Luicelena Perez, Nastassia Rubel and Arina Sharonova were named Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Scholar Athletes and earned spots on the ITA All-Academic Team, announced by the ITA office . FULL RELEASE  

Hewitt, NSU Release 2017-18 Swimming Slate

After a successful 2016-17 season, Nova Southeastern University second- year head coach Ben Hewitt is ready to begin the 2017-18 campaign, set to open with the Shark Invite on Friday, October 13 at 6:00 p.m. ET. FULL RELEASE  

NSU Associate AD Kelley Kish Selected for NCAA Mentoring Program

Nova Southeastern University’s Associate AD and Senior Woman Administrator (SWA) has been selected as one of just 10 to participate in the Women and Minorities Mentoring Program sponsored by the NCAA and Division II Athletic Directors Association. She attended orientation session from July 19-21 in Indianapolis. FULL RELEASE  

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