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NSU Alum Cory Harbinson Named Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach

Nova Southeastern University head women’s soccer coach, John Constable, announced Monday, March 20, that NSU alum Cory Harbinson has been hired as the new Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach for the Sharks. Harbinson played for the NSU Sharks men’s soccer team during the 2011 and 2012 seasons. FULL RELEASE

NSU Athletics Looking to Make Run at SSC Mayors’ Cup

Nova Southeastern University Athletics remain in contention on both the men’s and women’s sides of the Sunshine State Conference Mayors’ Cup standings following the fall and winter seasons, announced by the league office. Looking to keep the Cup in Fort Lauderdale for a second straight year, the Shark women’s programs…

NSU’s Simone Pratt Named SSC Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week

Nova Southeastern University women’s tennis player Simone Pratt was named Sunshine State Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week as announced by the SSC office. The Freeport, Bahamas native picks up her first SSC weekly accolade after her outstanding performance against Div. I program Toledo and No. 43 Tarleton State last week….

NSU Track and Field Coach & Team Participate in SeussFest

Since men’s and women’s track and field head coach Bryan Hagopian has been at Nova Southeastern University, he has volunteered for the annual SuessFest event which celebrates Dr. Seuss’ birthday held at the NSU library. This year, the track and field athletes dressed as the Cat in the Hat as…

NSU Swimming Sends 17 to NCAA Championships

On Wednesday, the NCAA Championships Committee announced the list of student-athletes that have qualified for the 2017 NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving National Championships. A total of 17 Nova Southeastern University swimmers will be moving on to compete this year’s championship that will be held March…

NSU adds new member to Track and Field Coaching Staff

Nova Southeastern University track and field head coach Bryan Hagopian is pleased to announce the hiring of Chris Benassi as assistant coach for the men’s and women’s track and field teams. Full release

Sharks Attend SSC “Professional Women in College Sports” Event

The Sunshine State Conference hosted its fourth “Professional Women in College Sports” forum on Monday, February 6. Female student-athletes representing SSC member institutions and provisional members gathered at the conference office for the event. More than seventy student-athletes joined in attendance for Monday’s event, including seven current and former Nova…

NSU’s Luicelena Perez Named SSC Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week

Luicelena Perez of the No. 15 Nova Southeastern women’s tennis team was named Sunshine State Conference athlete of the week for her performance against No. 14 Valdosta State and College of Coastal Georgia last weekend. The nomination is the first for the graduate transfer from the University of Alabama. FULL…

Pride Bite: 67 Student-Athletes Named to Fall SSC Commissioner’s Honor

Who says you can’t be both brains and brawn? Nova Southeastern University is proud to announce that 67 student-athletes were named to the Fall SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll, the Sunshine State Conference announced on Feb. 10. The Sharks ranked third among all SSC school in the total number of student-athletes honored. A…

NSU Swimming Team Hyped for Upcoming SSC Championship

It’s championship season for the Nova Southeastern University men’s and women’s swim teams as both teams have hit the road to compete in the 2017 Sunshine State Conference Swimming Championship meet Feb. 16 through Feb. 19, which will be hosted at the YMCA Aquatic Center in Orlando, Fla. Entering its…

Johnson ‘Wowed’ by Invite to NCAA Emerging Leaders Seminar

Nova Southeastern assistant track and field coach Charles Johnson didn’t quite understand the magnitude of the NCAA Emerging Leaders Seminar when he submitted his application months ago. After attending the event, however, Johnson is certainly glad he didn’t pass on the opportunity. FULL RELEASE

Gomez, Sharks Named Nation’s No. 1 Baseball Team by NCBWA

The early love continues to roll in for defending national champion Nova Southeastern as the Sharks checked in at No. 1 in the recently announced National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) preseason poll. The Sharks garnered 14 of a possible 17 first-place votes, edging out second-ranked Central Missouri for the…

Anucha Browne Keynote Speaker at NSU’s NGWSD Luncheon

Nova Southeastern University recently hosted its 17th Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day Luncheon featuring Anucha Browne as the keynote speaker. The event was held at the Rick Case Arena. Since 2012, Browne has been serving as the NCAA Vice President of Women’s Basketball Championships and was named NSU’s 2017 Pioneer…

SSC Releases Softball Preseason Poll

The Nova Southeastern softball team, under the direction of second-year head coach Julie LeMaire, has been chosen ninth in the Sunshine State Conference preseason poll, voted on by the coaches and released by the league office Tuesday afternoon. Saint Leo is the unanimous No. 1 in the 2017 Sunshine State…

SSC Announces 2017 Women’s Tennis Poll

The NSU women’s tennis team and first-year head coach Doug Neagle will go into the 2017 season ranked fourth in the Sunshine State Conference after the release of the preseason poll. Defending SSC Tournament Champion Lynn edged out regular season champs Barry as the preseason favorite, receiving 61 total votes with…

Baseball Head Coach Receives Community Service Award

Nova Southeastern University head baseball coach Greg Brown was presented with the President’s Award for Excellence in Community Service during the annual NSU Team 2020 event held in the Rick Case Arena at the Don Taft University Center. FULL RELEASE

Defending Champs Open as SSC Preseason Favorites

Following NSU’s first-ever national baseball title a year ago, the defending champions have been named No. 1 in the Sunshine State Conference according to the league’s coaches. The Sharks paced the preseason poll, announced Thursday, receiving 64 total votes along with six of the nine first-place tallies. FULL RELEASE

2017 NSU Track Schedule Released

The NSU track and field teams have released their schedule for the 2017 season. “We are excited about the season,” said head coach Bryan Hagopian, “I am looking forward to our home meet, where we’ll have more competition which is great for the athletes. I know there will be tough competition…

NSU announces Spring 2017 Rowing Schedule

Nova Southeastern University rowing head coach Devin Fay has officially announced the 2016 spring schedule, planned to start on Feb. 18 with a scrimmage against fellow Sunshine State Conference member and defending national champion Barry University Full Release

NSU adds to Baseball Coaching Staff

Defending national baseball champion NSU rounded out its coaching staff for the 2017 season by announcing the hire of Bryan Peters. Peters will serve as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator, working primarily with the infielders FULL RELEASE

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