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Freeland and Buie Receive National Awards

NSU head coach LeAnn Freeland was named Region Five Coach of the Year, while sophomore guard Taylor Buie received Honorable Mention All-American honors, as recently announced by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association. In addition to receiving her first national coaching award, Freeland is also one of eight finalists for the inaugural Pat Summitt trophy…

Women’s Basketball Watch Party, March 26

Final Four game tonight.  If NSU wins, we play for the national championship!”                       Game time tonight from Erie, PA is at 6 p.m. It will be broadcast live on CBS Sports Network (channel listings: DirecTV 221, Dish TV 158,…

NSU Women’s Soccer Camp, Starts July 31

The Nova Southeastern University women’s soccer program has announced the dates for their summer camp, the 2014 NSU Sharks Elite Strikers and Goalkeeper Academy, beginning in late July. Complete Release

Bowman and Washington Named Peach Belt Runners of the Week

The nationally ranked NSU track and field teams each earned a Peach Belt Conference Runner of the Week honor, as Peri Bowman (Sr., Virginia Beach, Va.) and Talyn Washington (Jr., Royal Palm Beach, Fla.) picked up the PBC’s first awards of the year. Bowman, of the No. 21 women’s team, won the 3,000m steeplechase…

#NSU50 Top Moment No. 9: Baseball and Volleyball Win First Conference Titles

The #NSU50 “Top Moments in NSU Athletics History” continues with the ninth moment on the list: Nova baseball and volleyball win first conference title. The 1993-94 athletic year was a landmark time in the history of Nova and NSU athletics. Although the Sharks had previous team success in men’s soccer…

#NSU50 Top Moment No. 8: Nova Wins First Conference Championship

The #NSU50 “Top Moments in NSU Athletics History” continues with the eighth moment on the list: Nova wins first conference championship in men’s soccer. Nova joined the Florida Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in the fall of 1990, forming a new conference that would eventually become the Florida Sun Conference. NSU entered…

Rowing Varsity-8 Takes Boat of the Week

The Nova Southeastern University rowing team’s varsity-8 crew took the season’s first Sunshine State Conference Boat of the Week honors, as announced recently. NSU began its season at the Spring Break Race on Winter Park’s Lake Maitland. The Sharks won the eight-boat race over NCAA Division I schools Villanova and…

Buie Named to Daktronics All-South Region Second Team

NSU women’s basketball guard Taylor Buie was honored as a second-team member of the Daktronics All-South Region Team, as announced on Thursday, March 13. Buie (So., Puyallup, Wash.), the Sharks’ leading scorer at 15.3 points per game and most recently the Sunshine State Conference Tournament MVP, earns her second postseason honor in…

NSU Men’s Swimming Earns Fall Academic Award

The Nova Southeastern University men’s swimming team was one of 25 NCAA DII men’s swimming teams to be named as a Fall CSCAA (College Swimming Coaches Association of America) NCAA Division II Scholar All-America Team supported by Nike. Ranked eighth overall, the Shark men turned in a fall team GPA…

Page Named Second Team All-SSC

NSU’s men basketball guard Chris Page (So., Plainfield, Ind.) was named to the 2014 All-Sunshine State Conference Second Team and Newcomer Team, as announced by the conference office Friday, March 7. Page had an outstanding sophomore campaign in which he led the Sharks in scoring at 14.8 points per game on 48 percent…

#NSU50 Top Moment No. 7: Nova Helps Form FIAC

The #NSU50 “Top Moments in NSU Athletics History” continues with the seventh moment on the list: Nova helps form the Florida Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. In 1990, Nova University helped form a major NAIA conference with the following schools: Flagler College, Webber College, St. Thomas University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Palm Beach…

Buie and Wilkins Named to All-SSC Second Team

Sophomore guard Taylor Buie and redshirt junior forward Jasmine Wilkins were named to the All-Sunshine State Conference women’s basketball second team, as announced by the league office on Friday, March 7. Buie (Puyallup, Wash.) and Wilkins (Miami) are the Sharks’ top two scorers, while Wilkins is the team’s leading rebounder. Buie averages 15.0 points per game,…

#NSU50 Top Moment No. 6: NSU Adds Three More Teams

The #NSU50 “Top Moments in NSU Athletics History” continues with the sixth moment on the list: Nova adds men’s golf, women’s tennis and baseball. Nova made the move in the fall of 1987, bringing the total of sports to eight, with five men’s teams and three women’s teams. The athletic…

Wang and O’Mahony named SSC Golfers of the Week

NSU’s golfers Katrina Wang and Hunter O’Mahony were named Sunshine State Conference Golfers of the Week, presented by VALIC. Wang (Fr., Shenzhen, China) tied for second in the individual standings at last week’s St. Edward’s Invitational. The freshman shot the invitational’s second-best second-round score of 72, 1-over-par, on her way to a total score…

Swimming and Diving Takes Third at SSC Championships

The NSU’s swimming and diving teams took third place at the 2014 Sunshine State Conference Championship, which concluded Saturday, March 1. The women’s team ended the four-day meet with 600 points, 268 shy of conference champs Tampa. The men held 736 points, 178 points behind Florida Southern. The finals started…

Six-Week Instructional Golf Program, Starts March 15

Golf remains one of the greatest ways to build and maintain solid business relationships and networking.  Let us help you brush up on your skills, or teach you from scratch.  Our small class size allows for personal attention.  Space is limited to 6 people, so sign up today. Six-Week Instructional…

#NSU50 Top Moment No. 5: NSU Joins NAIA

The #NSU50 “Top Moments in NSU Athletics History” continues with the fifth moment on the list: Nova joins the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). The Sharks would begin competing in the NAIA in the fall of 1985. At the time, Nova’s undergraduate population was 222 students. Like the undergraduate…

SAAC Participates in Community Fest

The NSU Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) was an active participant in NSU’s Community Fest held in early February. “It was a great event to see how much the community really appreciates [NSU] and it was a fun event where a child’s smile or giggle was enough to brighten your day,”…

Women’s Cross Country Named to USTFCCCA All-Academic Team

The Nova Southeastern women’s cross country team has been honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) with a spot on the All-Academic Team, as announced by the national coaches association. In addition, Peri Bowman (Sr., Virginia Beach, Va.) and Alexandria Palm (Sr., Winnebago, Ill.) each received individual All-Academic…

Three NSU Sharks Named to the 2014 Jaeger Sports Tino Martinez Award Watch List

Three members of NSU’s baseball team were named to the 2014 Jaeger Sports Tino Martinez Award watch list: Dillon Frye (Jr., Raleigh, N.C. ), Geoff Jimenez (Sr., Pembroke Pines) and Alvin Swoope (Fr., Port St. Lucie). The Tino Martinez Award is given to the most outstanding player in Division II college baseball at the end…

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