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Attend Sharks Volleyball & Help Raise Money for Breast Cancer, Oct. 29

The NSU volleyball team seeks to Fill the Tank and has designated the Florida Tech match on Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. as this season’s “Dig Pink” match. Dig Pink is the Breast Cancer Awareness Rally being held across the country for high school and college volleyball matches during October…


Amanda Brown Promoted Associate Head Coach for Women’s Golf

NSU athletic director, Michael Mominey, announced that Amanda Brown has been promoted to Associate Head Coach for women’s golf. Coming into the season, Brown was entering her fifth year as a member of the women’s golf coaching staff. Her promotion to associate head coach also comes at a time when…


See NSU Swimming in action at Upcoming Home Games

You can see the inaugural men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams in action during several upcoming home games. The Sharks will host Florida Atlantic on Oct. 29, Rollins on Nov. 6, Carleton on Dec. 13, the NSU Shark Invitational Dec. 16-19, and Saint Leo on Jan. 22. The meets…


Women’s Soccer Keeps Winning Streak Alive Against Sailfish

The NSU women’s soccer team (8-3-1, 4-0-1 SSC) kept their seven-game winning streak alive with a goal from co-captain Alexis Hernandez in the 84th minute against the Palm Beach Atlantic Sailfish (7-4-1) on Oct. 19 at the NSU Soccer Complex. Keeper Chrissy Hy (Jr., Weston, Fla.) finished with two saves…


Men’s Soccer Nails Third Straight Win

The NSU men’s soccer team extended its winning streak to three matches with a road victory over the regionally ranked Florida Southern Mocs, 2-0. Aly Hassan (Sr., Weston, Fla.) scored all of the Sharks’ (7-4-2, 3-4 SSC) goals and reached a milestone in the NSU record books. His eighth and…


NSU Women’s Golf Wins 3rd Consecutive Shark Invitational

Leading from start to finish, the NSUwomen’s golf team picked up their third consecutive victory in the NSU Shark Invitational by a six stroke advantage. The Sharks shot a two-round score of 584 (293-291) for the win on the 6,115-yard, par 72 Palmer course at PGA National. Senior Taylor Collins…


Sharks Tied for First Place in the SSC With 1-0 Win Over Tampa

Playing on the road last Friday evening, the NSU women’s soccer team claimed first place in the Sunshine State Conference by defeating the Tampa Spartans, 1-0. Alexis Hernandez (Sr., Pembroke Pines, Fla.) scored the game-winning goal and became the third Shark in history to score 25 goals in a career….


NSU Rolls to 4-0 Win over Eckerd

Behind a solid performance by the defensive line, Chrissy Hy (Jr., Weston, Fla.) and the NSU Sharks (7-3-1, 4-0-1 SSC) posted their sixth shutout of the year, beating the Eckerd College Tritons (1-11-0, 0-6-0 SSC) 4-0 at the NSU Soccer Complex Tuesday night, Oct. 12. The Sharks showed their offensive…


Sharks Tied for First Place in the SSC with 1-0 Win Over Tampa

The Nova Southeastern women’s soccer team claimed sole possession of first place in the Sunshine State Conference by defeating the Tampa Spartans, 1-0 Friday evening on the road. Alexis Hernandez (Sr., Pembroke Pines, Fla.) scored the game-winning goal and became the third Shark in history to score 25 goals in…


NSU Women’s Soccer Clips Northwood Seahawks 3-0; Hosts Florida Tech Sept. 22

The NSU women’s soccer team (2-3-0) earned its second victory of the season on Sept. 14, defeating the Northwood Seahawks (4-2-0), 3-0. Malin Broberg and Shelby Wright each scored their first career goals against the Seahawks. Senior midfielder Alexis Hernandez scored her second goal of the season, tying Kesiah Wattley…


Sharks Freshman Named SSC Women’s Runner of the Week

Alexandria Palm, Sunshine State Conference Runner of the Week NSU women’s cross country runner Alexandria Palm was named Sunshine State Conference Runner of the Week on Sept. 7. Palm had an outstanding collegiate debut at the King of the Hill Elite NCAA Invitational on Sept. 5. Palm placed second in…


Student-Athletes Recognized for Academic Achievement

Numerous NSU student-athletes received the Division II Athletic Directors Association Academic Achievement Award. A total of 24 student-athletes were recognized for having a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher. The NSU Athletics Department has received multiple awards during the 2009-10 academic year. In the fall, NSU was recognized…


Mark Your Calendars for the 2010 Hall of Fame Induction

The Induction Ceremony for NSU athletes is just around the corner! See flyer for details…


Sharks Men’s Golfer Wins Florida Open Championship

Ben Vertz, a junior golfer from NSU, won the 64th Florida Open Championship at the Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club in Palm Harbor held July 16-18. Vertz outlasted the field of 156 players by shooting a four-under par tournament score of 210 to capture the championship. Vertz started an opening…


Athletics Announces 2010 Hall of Fame Class

The NSU Athletics Hall of Fame Committee announced the NSU Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2010, as two former student-athletes headline the honorees. Former NSU softball player Jennifer Ridenoure and women’s basketball player Jessica Pate will be named as the fourth NSU Athletics Hall of Fame Class. The Class of…


Greg Brown Named Head Baseball Coach

NSU athletic director, Michael Mominey, has announced that Gregory Brown will be the third head baseball coach in NSU’s 22-year history. “I am very excited to name Greg as my successor to take over the baseball program,” Mominey said. “His knowledge and experience in the game of baseball and familiarity…


Golfer Changkija Qualifies for U.S. Women’s Open

NSU women’s golfer, Sandra Changkija, has qualified for the U.S. Women’s Open. Changkija, a three-time NCAA Division II National Player of the Year for the two-time defending national champion Sharks, shot 71-75 (146) in the U.S. Women’s Open Sectional Qualifier at the Oaks Club in Osprey, Fla., on May 24. …


Men’s Golf Finishes Sixth at NCAA Division II Championships

The NSU men’s golf team finished in sixth place at the 2010 NCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championships held at the par-72, 7,173-yard, Jack Nicklaus-designed, Sagamore Golf Club in Noblesville, Ind., May 18-21. NSU (1,226, +74) finished 20 shots behind champion Florida Southern.  Junior Bobby Bode led the Sharks by…


Three Rowers Garner All-SSC Honors

Three NSU rowers received All-Sunshine State Conference honors as announced by the SSC on May 26. Elizabeth Hurley and Alyssa O’Donnell were selected to the All-SSC Team, while Amber Morrell was voted to the All-Freshman/Novice Team. Voting for the All-SSC Teams was done by the conference’s head coaches and rowing…


Lopez and Hernandez Earn Softball All-South Region First-Team Honors

NSU seniors Lauren Lopez and Jessica Hernandez were named to the Daktronics, Inc. NCAA Division II Softball All-South Region First-Team. Shortstop Lopez adds this honor to a 2010 awards list that includes SSC Player of the Year, CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District First Team, and All-Sunshine State Conference First-Team honors….


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