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Smith Joins 2017-18 NSU Women’s Basketball Signing Class

The Nova Southeastern University women’s basketball team and head coach LeAnn Freeland-Curry have announced the signing of local standout guard Taylor Smith. he 5-7 Plantation, Fla. native averaged 14 points, five rebounds and six steals during her senior year at American Heritage HS. During her final season, she was named to the…


Sharks Announce the Signing of Leaks for 2017-18

The Nova Southeastern women’s basketball team and head coach LeAnn Freeland-Curry are proud to announce the signing of Natalia Leaks for the 2017-18 season. As a senior at South Broward HS, the 5-8 guard averaged 15 points, six rebounds and four steals a game. She was named to the 2017 All-Broward County…


NSU Women’s Basketball Inks Walters for 2017-18

The Nova Southeastern women’s basketball team and head coach LeAnn Freeland-Curry are proud to announce the first spring signee for the 2017-18 season, Destiny Walters. As a senior at Hallandale HS, the 5-9 guard averaged 19.4 points per game, 5.4 rebounds, 5.6 assists and 3.2 steals. From her stellar final season, she…


Sharks Basketball Tabs Matthews for 2017-18

  Head coach LeAnn Freeland-Curry and the Nova Southeastern women’s basketball team are pleased to announce the signing of junior-transfer Bree Matthews for the upcoming 2017-18 season. As a sophomore at Southeastern Illinois College during the 2016-17 season, Matthews was named to both the All-Region 24 First Team and All-GRAC (Great Rivers…


NSU’s Perez and Lowrey Rise in National Tennis Rankings

One week after Nova Southeastern University women’s tennis player Luicelena Perez was named the top singles player in the south region, the Valencia, Venezuela native has now been ranked as the third-best singles player in all of Division II. Perez was also ranked 10th in doubles with teammate Isabella Lowrey, as announced by the…


NSU Penciled in at No. 4 in First South Region Ranking

In the first official release of the regional rankings, Nova Southeastern was slotted at No. 4 among all south region representatives, announced by the NCAA on Wednesday, April 26. The top-seven teams within the region will receive bids to the 2017 NCAA Tournament. FULL RELEASE


NSU Women’s Track and Field Wins PBC Championship, Men Finish Second

It was a great day to be a Shark on Saturday, April 22, as the Nova Southeastern University women’s track and field team won their first ever Peach Belt Conference Championship while the men’s team claimed second overall for the third year in a row in Montevallo, Ala. The women’s…


Intramural Summer Bowling League

This summer, sign-up for the Intramural Summer Bowling League taking place on Tuesday nights. May 23–June 27, 2017 Sparez Bowling Alley, Davie $69 per player Grand Prize: Intramural Championship T-shirt Sign up today: Register on imleagues.com or email mbirch@nova.edu. HOW TO SIGN UP: 1. Sign in or create an account…


NSU’s J.J. Guerra Earns Spot in Elite Club 60

On Monday, April 3, Nova Southeastern University’s Juan Jose (J.J.) Guerra had a career day that will forever put his name in the records books. On Sunday, April 9 the awards continued as Golfweek named him to an elite group of 12 golfers who have earned Club 60 honors. Full…


NSU’s Jordan and Moate Named PBC Track Athletes of the Week

For the second week in a row, Nova Southeastern University track and field runners Sherrelle Jordan and Eric Moate have claimed the Peach Belt Conference’s Track Athlete of the Week awards, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday, April 11. Full Release


NSU’s Kamaria Johnson Named PBC Field Athlete of the Week

Nova Southeastern University women’s track and field thrower, Kamaria Johnson received her first-ever Peach Belt Conference Field Athlete of the Week award, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday. “KJ deserves this award for all of her hard work,” head coach Bryan Hagopian said. “She is constantly working hard in practice and she…


Crutchfield’s Press Conference Recap

Jim Crutchfield’s first press conference as the new men’s basketball coach at Nova Southeastern University was held on Thursday, March 23, on a makeshift stage located at what is now his place of business – the court at Rick Case Arena. FULL RELEASE


NSU’s Lobanov, Wahlstrom Named SSC Swimmers of the Year, Hewitt Women’s Coach of the Year

The Nova Southeastern University men’s and women’s swim programs secured half of the Sunshine State Conference’s top end of the year awards to conclude the 2016-17 season. The Sharks’ Emma Wahlstrom and Anton Lobanov were both named SSC Swimmers of the Year, while head coach Ben Hewitt earned women’s Coach of the Year honors. FULL RELEASE


NSU Tabs Jim Crutchfield as Head Men’s Basketball Coach

The dawn of a new era is about to take place for the Nova Southeastern University men’s basketball program. On Tuesday, March 21, Director of Athletics Michael Mominey announced the hiring of NCAA coaching legend Jim Crutchfield as the next head coach. Crutchfield takes over the Sharks men’s basketball program…


NSU’s Perez and Lowrey Receive National Rankings

Nova Southeastern University women’s tennis players Luicelena Perez and Isabella Lowrey received their first-collegiate national rankings as announced Wednesday by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. FULL RELEASE


Three NSU Track and Field Members Named PBC Athletes of the Week

For the fifth time in program history, the Nova Southeastern University men’s and women’s track and field teams claimed three of the four Peach Belt Conference weekly awards, announced Tuesday, March 21. Sherrelle Jordan was named the women’s track athlete of the week, while Jazmine Elleston and Stefan Matula swept the field athlete of the week…


Michelle Ruiz Named SSC Women’s Golfer of the Week

Nova Southeastern University women’s golfer Michelle Ruiz was named the Sunshine State Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week for the week ending March 19, 2017 as announced by the conference office on Monday, March 20. FULL RELEASE


Storrer Named SSC Softball Pitcher of the Week

Nova Southeastern University’s Lexie Storrer was named Sunshine State Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week for the week ending Mar. 19, 2017. This is the first pitcher’s award the Sharks have been issued in 2017. FULL RELEASE


Richard Mansell Earns Third SSC Player of the Week Honor

Nova Southeastern University men’s golfer Richard Mansell was named the Sunshine State Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week for the week ending March 19, 2017 as announced by the conference office on Monday, March 20. Mansell has also been selected to play in the 2017 Arnold Palmer Cup representing team Europe in…


Second Annual “Every Meter Matters” Event Raises Almost $2,000 For Curing Kids Cancer

Nova Southeastern University rower Hannah DiLorenzo organized and hosted the second-annual “Every Meter Matters Row for a Cure” event that took place on Sunday, Mar. 19, and raised almost $2,000 for the Curing Kids Cancer. FULL RELEASE


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