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Witness History in the Making: Support the Sharks at Break the Record Night, Nov. 12

Come see superstars in the making at these upcoming NSU Athletics competitions! The Sharks need you on the edge of your seat, screaming & showing your school spirit. It’s high-octane action you don’t want miss! Get pumped, and take a bite out of Shark Athletics: Women’s Volleyball The NSU women’s volleyball…


Jonas Grundstrom Named Division II Men’s National Swimmer of the Week

Grundstrom earns NSU’s second straight national award. NSU junior Jonas Grundstrom (Fagersta, Sweden) was named the swimming and diving program’s second straight Councilman Hunsaker Division II Men’s National Swimmer of the Week for the week ending Oct. 24. Grundstrom’s honor comes after he was selected as the Sunshine State Conference…


NSU Swimming Team Splits at Tampa

The NSU men’s and women’s swimming teams split a Sunshine State Conference meet with the Tampa Spartans last week. The Shark men defeated Tampa 158-104, while the NSU women fell to the Spartans 135-115. “Both sides of our program went up against one of the best Division II teams in…


Men’s Golf Team Third at Rollins Invite

After two rounds of play, the NSU men’s golf team is currently in third place out of nine teams at the Rollins Invitational. The Sharks carded a two-round score of 580 (291-289) in the opening rounds on the 7,105-yard, par 72 Forest Lake Golf Course on Oct. 25. The tournament…


NSU Men’s Soccer Team Defeats Lynn Fighting Knights, 5-2

NSU men’s soccer picked up a historic victory against the Lynn Fighting Knights on Oct. 27, winning 5-2 at home in the team’s final regular season match. After starting the year 0-4 in the Sunshine State Conference, the Sharks (8-5-2) climbed back up the conference standings to a 4-4-0 record…


NSU Cross Country Places Second at Miami Elite Invitational

NSU’s cross country team placed second in both the men’s and women’s races at the Miami Elite Invitational on Oct. 22. For the fifth straight race, Alexandria Palm (Fr., Winnebago, Ill.) was the top female runner for the Sharks, placing third behind two Miami Hurricane runners with a time of 18:57….


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…


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…


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…


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…


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 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…


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…


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