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NSU Baseball Team Hits a Homerun for Reading at NSU Library Storytime

The NSU Baseball Team visited the Alvin Sherman Library for Sharkey’s Storytime on Wednesday, Feb. 15 and Thursday, Feb. 16. Baseball stars Scott Woodrey, Kellen St. Luce, Chris Van Brandt, Michael Melendez, Michael Gonzalez, Angel Navarro, Javier Sujo, Robert Baroniel and Ronnie Patella shared their favorite children’s books, including Five…

Softball Coach Reaches 500 Career Victories

Lesa Boneé, the head coach of the NSU softball team, reached the 500th career win plateau Saturday, Feb. 25, as the Sharks downed Young Harris, 6-3, at the Cougar Classic hosted by Columbus State. Boneé, now in her 10th season as the leader of the NSU softball program, has amassed…

Women’s Soccer Announce 2012 Recruiting Class

  Nova Southeastern women’s soccer coach, Mike Goodrich, continues to expand his team by signing ten players to the 2012 women’s soccer team. The class of 2012 includes six players from Fla., two from Texas, and one from Calif. and NJ. The newcomers bring high school championships from the district,…

Taylor Selected to Compete for St. Andrews Trophy

Nova Southeastern golfer, Benjamin Taylor (So., Leatherhead, England), currently ranked No.1 in the nation, has recently been named to the Great Britain and Ireland squad to compete for the 2012 St. Andrews Trophy. A preliminary 12-player Great Britain & Ireland squad has been selected for this year’s St Andrews Trophy…

Follow Director of Athletics Mominey on Twitter

Nova Southeastern Director of Athletics Michael Mominey has joined the Twitter universe at www.Twitter.com/NSUAD_Mominey. Fans can follow Mominey by clicking the link above or in the frame below. Mominey will be tweeting alongside the NSU swimming and diving teams at the Sunshine State Conference Championship this weekend as the Sharks…

38 Student-Athletes Named to SSC Fall Commissioner’s Honor Roll

A total of 38 Nova Southeastern student-athletes were named to the Sunshine State Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll for the Fall 2011 semester, announced Thursday by Commissioner Jay Jones. To be eligible for the Commissioner’s Fall Honor Roll, a student-athlete must post a minimum grade point average of 3.20 on a…

USA Today’s Christine Brennan Receives Pioneer Award at NGWSD Luncheon

The Nova Southeastern University department of athletics welcomed USA Today sports columnist Christine Brennan as the guest speaker at the annual Girls and Women in Sports Day Luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 2 in the NSU Arena at the Don Taft University Center. Brennan served as the keynote speaker for the…

Huntington and Roesch Receive Academic All-District Honor

Nova Southeastern men’s basketball players Robert Huntington (Sr., Perth, Australia) and Lukas Roesch (Jr., Sugar Grove, Ohio) were named to the Capital One Academic All-District V team, as announced by CoSIDA Thursday. Both student-athletes will be eligible for Academic All-America consideration. Huntington, who holds a 3.8 cumulative GPA as an…

Agustin Rey Participates While Track & Field Teammates Volunteer at ING Miami Marathon

The Nova Southeastern University Track & Field team participated and volunteered in the ING Miami Half/Full Marathon on Sunday, Jan. 29. Men’s track and field runner Agustin Rey (Sr., Coral Springs, Fla.), chose to test his endurance in the marathon finishing 14th-overall of 3,951 finishers with a crossing time of…

Baseball Honors JD Martinez and Mike Fiers

NSU’s athletic department and baseball team honored alumni JD Martinez and Mike Fiers on Friday, Feb. 3 for becoming the first two baseball players from NSU to advance to the major league level. Both players were honored with a plaque and a banner that now hangs in centerfield and were…

Taylor Takes Third at Jones Cup Invitational

Nova Southeastern golfer, Benjamin Taylor (So., Leatherhead, England), currently ranked No.1 in the nation, recently competed in the prestigious Jones Cup Invitational, held from Feb. 2-5 at the Ocean Forest Golf Club in Sea Island, Ga. Taylor (73-75-71–219) played exceptionally well, shooting three over par for a third-place finish. The…

Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Hosts “College Night” During Sharks Basketball Doubleheader Versus Lynn University

Faculty and staff members from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences joined the NSU community in cheering on the Sharks women’s and men’s basketball teams during “College Night” on Jan. 18 in the Arena at the Don Taft University Center. After enjoying refreshments in the Arena’s Club Room, college…

Freeland Earns 100th Career Victory; Women’s Basketball Topples Saint Leo, 74-45

Danielle Robinson (Fr., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) and Meixandra Porter (Jr., Chantilly, Va.) combined for 11 made 3-pointers to propel the Nova Southeastern women’s basketball team (11-5, 4-3 SSC) past Saint Leo (6-11, 0-7 SSC), 74-45. The victory gave head coach LeAnn Freeland her 100th career victory. Complete Release

SSC Again Posts Highest ASR in NCAA Division II

The Sunshine State Conference has posted the top NCAA Division II Academic Success Rate for the fifth straight year. The Academic Success Rate (ASR) for all 22 Division II conferences was released at the NCAA Convention, which was held in Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 11-14. SSC member institutions posted an ASR…

Black and Grundstrom Pick Up SSC Swimmer of the Week Honors

Junior Erin Black (Fort Myers, Fla.) and senior Jonas Grundstrom (Fagersta, Sweden) have been named Sunshine State Conference Women’s and Men’s Swimmers of the Week, respectively, for the period ending Jan. 22, as announced by the conference office Monday. Black notched two individual victories and a relay win in the…

Student-Athletes Attend Drug Free Sport Event

Nova Southeastern University student-athletes attended an educational seminar “Drug Free Sport” presented by Kathy J. Turpin, Ph.D. at the Don Taft University Center on Sunday, Jan. 22. Turpin is the director of collegiate drug testing for Drug Free Sport and oversees the administration of drug-testing programs for Drug Free Sport’s…

Take a Bite Out of Cancer with Women’s Basketball, Feb. 1

The Nova Southeastern University women’s basketball team will host its WBCA Pink Zone game Wednesday, Feb. 1. The Sharks will take on fellow Sunshine State Conference member Eckerd College in a 5:30 p.m., game at the NSU Arena in the Don Taft University Center. The game will help raise money…

Student-Athletes Volunteer for Special Olympics

Nova Southeastern University student-athletes spent their Saturday volunteering for the Special Olympics basketball tournament held in the Don Taft University Center. For the second consecutive year more than 100 student-athletes from men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s track and field, men’s and women’s golf, baseball, women’s rowing, volleyball, softball,…

Hollis Earns SSC Player of the Week Honors

Nova Southeastern men’s basketball power forward Iran Hollis, Jr. (Hollywood, Fla.) has been named Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week for his performance in wins on the road against Palm Beach Atlantic and Tampa. This marks the first time NSU has won three SSC men’s basketball Player of the…

February Kicks Off With the Start of Baseball, Softball and Tennis

The Nova Southeastern baseball and softball teams will begin the 2012 season when our calendars turn to the second month of the year. Softball opens the season Feb. 1, hosting Webber International for a doubleheader. Baseball takes to the field Feb. 3 in a contest against Albany State. Game time…

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