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Athletics

Priyanshu Singh and Roberto Baroniel Earn SSC Weekly Honors

The Nova Southeastern University athletic duo of golfer Priyanshu Singh (Fr., Delhi India) and pitcher Roberto Baroniel (Sr., Miami, Fla.) received conference recognition on Monday, March 23 as Singh was named the Sunshine State Conference Golfer of the Week, while Baroniel was named the SSC Pitcher of the Week. Last…


Members of the Track and Field Team Earn Trio of Peach Belt Weekly Honors

The Nova Southeastern University track and field program’s Talyn Washington (Sr., Royal Palm Beach, Fla.), Vanessa Munley (Sr. Moosic, Pa.) and Sherrelle Jordan (So., Chandler, Ariz.) all earned Peach Belt Conference Athletes of the Week, as announced by the conference office Tuesday. The Sharks were honored for their performances at…


NSU Student-Athletes Raise over $1,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation

The Nova Southeastern University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee raised over $1,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation in less than two hours Thursday in an event held in the Don Taft University Center. Several NSU student-athletes participated in a pageant Thursday, attended by hundreds of students on campus. The event was cohosted by…


Women’s Basketball Falls in Elite Eight Quarterfinals in Overtime

  For the second time in three years, the Nova Southeastern University women’s basketball team forced overtime, but would ultimately be upended in the Elite Eight national quarterfinal round, falling on Tuesday, March 24 at the Sanford Pentagon to California (Pa.), 84-79. The Sharks (27-6) prolonged their season by overcoming…


Women’s Golf Team and Coaches Volunteer at Feeding South Florida

The Nova Southeastern University women’s golf team recently took time out of their busy weekend schedules to volunteer at Feeding South Florida. The seven-member squad and two coaches assisted among a large group of volunteers in feeding those in the community in need of food assistance. Feeding South Florida rescues…


Rowing Wraps Up Preseason: Q&A with Head Coach Heather Barney

The No. 2 Nova Southeastern University rowing team has finished preseason schedule, in which it raced in three scrimmages throughout the early spring. NSUSharks.com sat down with new head coach Heather Barney to talk about the preseason and her crew. Q: Can you talk about your overall outlook on the…


Washington Named Peach Belt Male Track Athlete of the Week

Nova Southeastern track and field sprinter Talyn Washington (Sr., Royal Palm Beach, Fla.) was named Peach Belt Conference Track and Field Athlete of the Week for his performance at the South Florida Invitational. The honor stems from his performance in the 200-meter dash, in which Washington nearly captured an automatic…


Attention Sharks Fans! Elite Eight Watch Party, March 24

The NSU Women’s Basketball team is on a quest to bring home a national championship! Your 2015 NCAA Division II South Region Champions are set to compete in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, at the Elite Eight on March 24-27. The Flight Deck will be a hosting a Watch Party on…


NSU Swimmer Breaks NCAA DII Record, Wins Gold On Day One of NCAA’s

For the fourth time in program history, Nova Southeastern University swimming and diving is home to a national champion. Bryndis Hansen (So., Akureyri, Iceland) swam a NCAA Division II record time of 22.53 to take home the title in the women’s 50-yard freestyle. She beat the previous NCAA DII record…


Garcia and Ortiz Named SSC Players of the Week

For the fourth week in a row, Nova Southeastern University features two student-athletes winning the Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week award in their respective sports. Daniela Ortiz (Sr., Morelia, Mexico) was the Pirate Women’s Invitational medalist as the Sharks took the team title in Pooler, Ga. She shot…


Women’s Basketball Defends SSC Tournament Crown with Win Over Barry

The No. 24 and top-seeded Nova Southeastern University women’s basketball team successfully defended their Sunshine State Conference postseason crown by dispatching No. 7 Barry in the final minutes in a 61-51 win on Sunday afternoon at the Silver Spurs Arena. The Sharks (24-5) and Bucs (15-16) had one tie in…


Track and Field Team Volunteers for Seussfest

The Nova Southeastern University track and field programs participated in the Alvin Sherman Library’s third annual Seussfest. Volunteering with this event for the second straight year, the student-athletes dressed up as Thing One and Thing Two, among other characters, and took pictures with the children. The event was a celebration…


Men’s Basketball Player Named to All-SSC First Team

Nova Southeastern University men’s basketball player Chris Page (Jr., Plainfield, Ind.) has been named to the 2015 All-Sunshine State Conference First Team, as announced by the conference office Wednesday, March 4. “I’m really proud of Chris and pleased that the coaches in our league recognized his gifts,” stated head coach…


Women’s Basketball Earns Seven All-SSC Honors

The 2015 women’s All-Sunshine State Conference selections were named, and Nova Southeastern University took a total of seven awards, including three of the five major prizes, along with two players each named First Team All-SSC and to the SSC All-Newcomer team. Head coach LeAnn Freeland earned the program’s third-ever Coach…


NSU Nabs Two SSC Player of the Week Awards

The Nova Southeastern University athletic duo of tennis player Petra Jurova and men’s golfer Richard Mansell received conference recognition on Monday as they were each named Sunshine State Player of the Week for their respective sport by the league office. Jurova (Jr., Bratislova, Slovakia), who made her debut with the…


Women’s Basketball Claims SSC Regular Season Title

The No. 25 Nova Southeastern University women’s basketball team wrapped up the 2014-15 Sunshine State Conference regular season championship on Saturday afternoon as they came back to defeat Saint Leo by the score of 65-61. The Sharks (21-5, 13-3 SSC) trailed for just the third time this season at the…


Rowing Graduate Assistant named First Recipient of NSU Athletics High Five Honor

The Nova Southeastern University Athletic Department has honored rowing graduate assistant Rachel Benders with the department’s first ‘High Five’ honor. Benders was honored for her outstanding work during the recent coaching transition and her positive attitude around the office. The High Five honor was created to give recognition to NSU…


Andres Pedraza Named Assistant Coach for NSU Women’s Soccer

John Constable, Nova Southeastern University’s head women’s soccer coach, has named Andres Pedraza as the new assistant coach for the women’s program. Pedraza officially joined the Sharks on Monday, March 2. “I am delighted to have Andres join us here at NSU,” Constable said. “He has good soccer experience from…


Jurova, Wilkins Earn Sunshine State Conference Weekly Honors

Two Nova Southeastern University student-athletes picked up Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week recognitions on Monday, Feb.23, as announced by the league office. For the second time this season, tennis player Petra Jurova (Jr., Bratislava, Slovakia) earned honors, while women’s basketball player, Jasmine Wilkins (R-Sr., Miami), was chosen for…


Registration Now Open for NSU Scholarship Golf Classic

The 30th Annual Nova Southeastern University Scholarship Golf Classic is set for April 17, 2015 at PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Registration is now open! You can register via www.nova.edu/golf or print up the brochure (HERE). Sponsorship levels range from Corporate ($5,000), Host ($10,000), Presenting…


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