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Garcia Earns NFCA Division II All-South Region Accolades

NSU student-athlete, Erika Garcia (Jr., Pembroke Pines, Fla.), was named to the 2013 NFCA Division II All-South Region Second Team, as announced by The National Fastpitch Coaches Association. Garcia played in 50 games during her first season with the Sharks as a first baseman, designated player and pitcher. This season…


Tanaka Named Second Team All-SSC Softball

NSU student-athlete and shortstop, Samira Tanaka, was named to the All-Sunshine State Conference Softball Second Team, as announced by the conference office last week. Tanaka (Jr., Sao Paulo, Brazil) led the Sharks in batting average in her first year on the squad, hitting .354, ranking her 10th in the SSC….


SAAC Presents Check to Make-A-Wish Southern Florida

Three members of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, Lauren Boudreau (Sr., Waterford, N.Y.), Roberto Baroniel (So., Miami, Fla.) and Kyle Harrington (Fr., Davie, Fla.) visited the office of Make-A-Wish Southern Florida to present President and CEO, Norman Wedderburn with a check for $5,5442.72. The money SAAC raised this year will grant one child a…


Marrero Named SSC Player of the Week

Nova Southeastern senior Alex Marrero has been named Sunshine State Conference Baseball Player of the Week presented by VALIC, as announced Monday by the conference office. It was the first player of the week honor in the final weekend of his career. Marrero (Miami, Fla.) closed out his career by batting…


Williams Earns Peach Belt Athlete of The Week

Nova Southeastern women’s and track and field student-athlete, Ciona Williams (Fr., Stockton, Ca.) has been selected as Peach Belt Track and Field Athlete of the Week, announced by the conference office. Williams ran on the 4×100-meter and 4×400-meter relay teams at the Drake Relays over the weekend, setting season-bests in both…


NSU SAAC Raises Over $5,500 for Make-A-Wish

Nova Southeastern University’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) raised the most funds in school history for their Division II national charity, Make-A-Wish Foundation. Through Shark Nights and many athletes’ participation, SAAC will be able to grant a child in need in Broward County one wish. SAAC’s main focus was to increase…


SAAC Wins “Battle Of The Orgs” SEA Thursdays

The Nova Southeastern University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) made a push to join the rest of the student body organizations and have a presence at SEA (Student Events and Activities) Thursdays. Through the SAAC’s participation, the organization earned its second win at the SEA Thursdays. The SEA Board has implemented…


Melendez is SSC Baseball Player of the Week

Nova Southeastern first baseman Michael Melendez has been named Sunshine State Conference Baseball Player of the Week presented by VALIC, as announced Monday by the conference office. Melendez (So., Miramar, Fla.) helped the Sharks stave off a sweep at the hands of No. 6 Tampa, as his two grand slams in…


No. 1 Women’s Golf Practically Sweeps All-SSC Awards

The No. 1 Nova Southeastern women’s golf team earned high praise in this year’s All-Sunshine State Conference awards, capturing Golfer of the Year, Freshman of the Year and four 1st Team All-SSC selections as announced by the conference office Tuesday, April 24. A total of 11 student-athletes have been recognized…


Ben Taylor Selected to Represent Europe in Palmer Cup

Nova Southeastern men’s golfer Benjamin Taylor (Jr., Leatherhead, England) has been selected to compete in the 2013 Palmer Cup, representing Europe, June 7-9 at the Wilmington Country Club in Wilmington, Del., as announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America. The event will use a Ryder Cup-style format and bring together…


Track and Field Completes Run at the Peach Belt Conference Championships

  The Nova Southeastern men’s and women’s track and field teams completed competition at the Peach Belt Conference Championships. The women took second behind Alabama-Huntsville with 163 points. The Shark men finished in third place behind North Carolina- Pembroke and Alabama-Huntsville with 133 points. “I am just so proud of…


Track and Field Highly Recognized by Peach Belt Conference

The Nova Southeastern men and women’s track and field teams were highly recognized at the 2013 Peach Belt Conference Track and Field Championships, bringing home four postseason awards. Most notably, the Sharks had two athletes named Co-PBC Runners of the Year on the women’s side in Jessica Osteen (Sr., Las Vegas,…


Rowing Varsity-8 Named Valic Boat of the Week

The Nova Southeastern rowing varsity-8 has been named Valic Boat of the Week by the Sunshine State Conference. The NSU eight was the lone SSC boat to advance to the “A” final at the SIRA Championships in Oak Ridge, Tenn. The Sharks finished fourth with a time of 6:38.50, finishing…


No 1. Men’s Golf Takes Second at SSC Tournament; Celia Receives Medalist Honors

The No.1 Nova Southeastern men’s golf team, after leading through the first two rounds at the 2013 Sunshine State Conference Golf Championship at Dade City’s Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club, fell by one-stroke in the final round to claim second. The men shot a -4 (288-281-291—860). The Sharks were…


Baseball Earns STUEY Award for Athletic Team of the Year

The Nova Southeastern baseball team has won the 2013 Student Life Achievement Award for the Athletic Team of the Year, as announced at the annual ceremony Tuesday. The Nova Southeastern baseball team is coming off its second appearance in the NCAA South Region Tournament. In 2013, the Sharks have carried on…


No 1. Women’s Golf Takes Second in Playoff Final at SSC Tournament; Cammisa Receives Medalist Honors

  The No.1 Nova Southeastern women’s golf team, coming from behind, gave a strong effort at the 2013 Sunshine State Conference Golf Championship at Dade City’s Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club, competing in a playoff tie-breaker to capture the title but fell short by one-stroke. The women shot a…


Osteen Receives Track Athlete of the Week Honors

Nova Southeastern women’s and track and field student-athlete, Jessica Osteen (Sr., Las Vegas, Nev.) has been selected as Peach Belt Track and Field Athlete of the week, announced by the conference office, April 9. Osteen ran the fastest 400 meter hurdles in the PBC so far this year, reaching an NCAA…


Taylor Locks Up SSC Golfer of the Week Honors

Nova Southeastern men’s golfer No. 1 Benjamin Taylor (Jr., Leatherhead, England) has been named Sunshine State Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week presented by VALIC as announced by the conference office. The No. 1 nationally ranked Taylor led the top-ranked Sharks to victory at Barry’s Buccaneer Invitational, returning to his winning…


Men’s Soccer Hires Rivera as Assistant Coach

Nova Southeastern men’s soccer coach Giuseppe DePalo has announced the hiring of NSU alumnus Juan Rivera as the program’s assistant coach. “I’m happy to welcome Juan back to the Sharks family, he brings a wealth of playing experience and knows the inner workings of our program,” said coach DePalo. “In addition,…


Porter Adds another All-American Accolade

Highly-decorated guard Meixandra Porter added recognition to her ledger as she was recently named third-team All-American by Women’s Division II Bulletin. Less than a week after being chosen as a State Farm/WBCA Coaches’ All-American, Porter (Sr., Chantilly, Va.) became the first DII Bulletin honoree since Stephanie Sarosi was chosen by the publication twice…